Whether it's safety and insurance issues or mechanical maladies, automotive recalls or legislative matters, car care is something everyone needs and service can very wildly. This week Ed Welsh is in studio to discuss the different oil types and the affect they have on your car.

Ed Welsh of AAA Northeast is in studio to talk about the differences between synthetic and regular oil. He discusses the financial and performance differences between conventional and synthetic oil and other features. Ed also takes a look at a study done by AAA where a scientific comparison between conventional and synthetic oils looks at engine wear. The results may surprise you.

Ed Welsh hosts the weekend segment, AutoTalk, on WIBX that covers a wide array of automotive topics exploring each from their simplest aspects to the most complex problems every Saturday from 9AM-10AM.