Tom and Ray Magliozzi

The hosts of Car Talk are brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi, known on the air as Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers.

On June 8, 2012, it was announced that after 35 years of hosting the show, the Magliozzi brothers were retiring and that Car Talk would stop producing new episodes as of October 2012, but that NPR will continue airing the show in reruns.

Tom Magliozzi died on November 3, 2014 from complications related to Alzheimer's disease.  He was 77.