NPR ‘Car Talk’ Co-Host Tom Magliozzi Dies

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Tom (R) & Ray (L) Magliozzi car mechanics/radio talk show hosts for show, Car Talk on WBUR-FM Nat'l. Public Radio; Nussbaum's Auto & Used Parts to find car suitable for their broadcast.
Tom and Ray Magliozzi of Car Talk, shot at WBUR offices after their taped show.Photo: Richard Howard/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images

Tom Magliozzi, the co-host of NPR’s wildly popular “Car Talk” show, has passed away at the age of 77 owing to complications from Alzheimer’s. Magliozzi co-hosted the show with his younger brother Ray. “Car Talk” ran from 1977 to 2012 and was honored with a Peabody Award in 1992.