Car Talk: Disappearing Features, Whether You Still Have to Warm A Vehicle Up and Why a Fender Bender Will Now Cost a Lot More

TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 1: A member of the press touches the ignition button of the Toyota Prius Hybrid car at a press conference September 1, 2003 in Tokyo, Japan. Toyota unveil the all new Prius Hybrid car that combines a gas engine with an electric motor to create an environmentally advanced, fuel-efficient, performance. It is also the worlds first car to contain an intelligent Parking Assist system. (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)

Tom Appel is the publisher of Consumer Guide Automotive and contributor to their Daily Drive blog.

In this conversation with Nick Digilio, he discusses common car features that are disappearing, whether you still have to warm your vehicle up on cold days and why advanced technology is creating some expensive fender benders.

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