The Drive with Alan Taylor
Crisis and Counsel | FULL SHOW | #17011/15/14
This week we urge auto manufacturers to take the high road and be honest with consumers regarding recalls. Plus, find out when to lease, get the latest motorsports report and more. Segment 1: Truth First Is your business ready to weather the storm of...
Truth First | SEGMENT 1 | #170
Is your business ready to weather the storm of a scandal? Whether it's a multi-billion dollar car company or a a small business, Jason Vines, Author of "What Did Jesus Drive: Crisis PR in Cars, Computers and Christianity", says if you screw up, admit...
The Hard Choice | SEGMENT 2 | #170
In 2001, Jac Nasser and Jason Vines made the tough choice to implement the second recall of Firestone tires on the heels of the Ford Explorer Rollover crisis. Flash forward, we draw parallels to the GM ignition switch recall.
Crisis Ready | SEGMENT 3 | #170
Does being politically correct inhibit companies from being forthright with consumers? Jason Vines is ready to usher in an honest corporate climate in the US and tells us how.
What a name! | SEGMENT 4 | #170
Author of "What Did Jesus Drive: Crisis PR in Cars, Computers and Christianity", Jason Vines shares the colorful anecdotes that lead to the titling of his recently published, must-read book.
100 Years of Dodge | FULL SHOW | #168
We're broadcasting from the Gas Monkey Live to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Dodge Segment 1: History Lesson Alan will be pushing the new Dodge Challenger Hellcat to the limits on a 20-hour drive to Vegas, but first we catch up with Dodge...
History Lesson | SEGMENT 1 | #168
We're broadcasting LIVE from the Gas Monkey Garage to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Dodge. Alan will be pushing the new Dodge Challenger Hellcat to the limits on a 20-hour drive to Vegas, but first we catch up with Dodge Historian, Brandt...
Performance First | SEGMENT 2 | #168
Over the years, Dodge has created a bevy of iconic autos. Dodge Historian, Brandt Rosenbush says the legacy of outstanding performance is still thriving today with the Hellcat line. Then, we learn about plans underway for a Dodge Museum.
Dodge Viper | SEGMENT 3 | #168
What is the next, great collector car? Rare Performance Motorcars' Joe Petralia predicts first generation Dodge Vipers are poised to take the market by storm. Keep an eye out for the '96 Viper Coupe too!
SRT | SEGMENT 4 | #168
In 2003, the Viper received a drastic redesign. Is this model year still worth adding to your collection? RPM's Joe Petralia sounds off. Then, Dodge Historian Brandt Rosenbush explains the legacy of SR, and Alan recalls his first street racing...
Mopar | SEGMENT 5 | #168
What cars to you think of when considering the pinnacle of Mopar? From the Plymouth GTX to the Dodge Viper, Joe Petralia and Alan Taylor discuss their favorite cars.
Pony Wars | SEGMENT 6 | #168
The Pony Wars are upon us, and we can't wait to see how the Ford Mustang will answer the beastly 707-HP Dodge Hellcat. Then, find out why Joe Petralia considers the '69 Dodge Charger Daytona Hemi a sound investment.
Hellcat Convy | SEGMENT 7 | #168
Ten Hellcats will be charging through the desert from Dallas to Vegas to celebrate 100 years of Dodge. Alan tells us a little more about this upcoming journey. Changing gears, find out why Alan and Joe Petralia are in love with a 1988 BMW 635 CSI.
Original Survivor | SEGMENT 8 | #168
It's too good, too original, and too nice." Alan says he loves the 1988 BMW 635 CSI for sale at Rare Performance Motorcars so much that he wouldn't change a thing! Owner Joe Petralia explains why some cars can't be valued by the book.
2015 Dodge Charger | SEGMENT 9 | #168
At just over 100 MPH, BJ Killeen says the 2015 Dodge Charger Hellcat was only at a partial throttle. Wow! BJ givers her driving impressions of the nine vehicle Charger line-up.
A Coveted Chevelle | SEGMENT 10 | #168
Fast N' Loud's Richard Rawlings joins the show, and we discuss a notable NHRA record holding '65 Chevelle to be sold at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale.
Richard Rawlings | SEGMENT 11 | #168
Motley Crew will be rocking out at all new concert venue, Gas Monkey Live, to help celebrate Dodge's centennial. Richard Rawlings tells us how this epic performance came to be. Plus, we find out what it's like to juggle multiple hit TV shows: "Misfit...
Car Business | SEGMENT 12 | #168
Alan Taylor, BJ Killeen, and Joe Petralia reminisce about playing with toy cars as kids. Then, we give a nod the the impressive business acumen of Richard Rawlings.
Bright Idea | SEGMENT 13 | #168
It's a small world! Two of our favorite car guys, Chris Duke and Joe Petralia, used to be neighbors. The Fates are conspiring for Chris, Joe and Alan to hunt for an epic hot rod to restore and sell at Barrett-Jackson.
A Blessed Life | SEGMENT 15 | #168
"I am a fortunate guy." Alan says if you're lucky enough to work in the car business, then you have a blessed life. Joe Petralia and Chris Duke discuss how they got their start in the auto industry, and why they wouldn't trade it for the world.
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