Tod Mesirow

Tod Mesirow

KCRW car, science, and tech contributor

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To mark Greater LA’s last show, we re-air part of the first-ever episode, in which Steve Chiotakis visits a giant car shredder between the Ports of LA and Long Beach.

Replay: Terminal Island: Where cars go to die

To mark Greater LA’s last show, we re-air part of the first-ever episode, in which Steve Chiotakis visits a giant car shredder between the Ports of LA and Long Beach.

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The pros and cons of electric vehicle purchases are getting murkier with coming changes to federal incentives. Is it time to make the switch?

Replacing your gas guzzler with an EV: Is now a good time?

The pros and cons of electric vehicle purchases are getting murkier with coming changes to federal incentives. Is it time to make the switch?

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The LA Auto show runs through Sunday, and these days, it’s all about electric vehicles. But have engineers worked out all the kinks in the technology?

EVs at LA Auto Show pique interest, but are they reliable?

The LA Auto show runs through Sunday, and these days, it’s all about electric vehicles. But have engineers worked out all the kinks in the technology?

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