The Drive with Alan Taylor
VW and the Auto Industry | FULL SHOW | #21410/03/15
From the Jalopnik Film Festival to the Volkswagen scandal, we take an examining look at the state of the auto industry and hobby. Also, we laugh at some not-so-automotive moments, and appreciate a hero in Roseburg. Segment 1: From Rags to Rides From a...
From Rags to Rides | SEGMENT 1 | #214
From a 401k pay out of $4,800 and a 1,000 sqft garrage, to world renowned automotive artist and host of the #1 show on Velocity, Bitchin' Rides; Dave Kindig has made it to the big time. Dave gives us a history of his journey to become a mechanical...
Bitchin' Rides | SEGMENT 2 | #214
Breaking into the TV world can be tough, but when your work is genuine and unique, it's easier to get noticed. Dave Kindig tells us how he ended up making the move to TV and Velocity.
MessersHouse.com | SEGMENT 3 | #214
We are joined by the regular morning zoo crew, as Dick Messer returns from Florida. Dick brings us the weather report from the east coast and tells us about his garage project troubles.
Bad Service, Bad Review | SEGMENT 4 | #214
Dick Messer experienced the worst service ever at a Chrysler dealership in his town and he is here to spread the bad word.
Bad Weather Blues | SEGMENT 5 | #214
Hurricane influenced rain is plaguing the east coast motorsports world, causing multiple crashes and yanking victory from a hopeful driver. Steven Cole Smith fills us in on the current NASCAR chase.
Red Bull Drama | SEGMENT 6 | #214
Has motorsports racing peaked? We examine the Red Bull-F1 drama and the 'renovation' of the Daytona Speedway to put it in perspective with Steven Cole Smith. Also, happy birthday to our vaunted motorsports correspondent!
DB10 'Spectre' | SEGMENT 7 | #214
Josh Hancock joins the morning madhouse and hassles Alan about his headphones. Then, Josh fills us in on his recent work with the James Bond one-off DB10 'Spectre', and divulges the lineup of cool cars in the upcoming November movie.
Jalopnik Film Festival | SEGMENT 8 | #214
Josh attended the Jalopnik Film Festival recently in downtown Los Angeles and describes the celebration of car chase movies.
Story of Evil Knievel | SEGMENT 9 | #214
The story of Evil Knievel is the story of the American Dream. Josh Hancock describes the movie that was shown at the Jalopnik Film Festival about the American legend.
Scion On the Upbeat | SEGMENT 10 | #214
Scion General Manager, Mark Angelacos, brings us news about the super fuel efficient, competitively priced iA and iM series. Then, we mourn the death of the Scion xB and learn about Scions goals for the year.
Josh The Car | SEGMENT 11 | #214
We all know Josh Hancock is loud, but he has always been that way. Josh shows off his car mimicking sound effect abilities.
Lincoln MKC | SEGMENT 12 | #214
BJ Kileen has been testing the Lincoln MKC, which is their first entry into the compact SUV segment. Multiple trim levels with beautiful interiors and the tip-top of available technology make the MKC one of the top contenders its segment.
Ford: Built Rock Tough | SEGMENT 13 | #214
Ford Motor Company has announced Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson as their new spokes person. Josh Hancock tells us about The Rock's sentimental ties to Ford and why this is a really smart move on Ford's part.
Chris Mintz: American Hero | SEGMENT 14 | #214
The shooting in Roseburg, Oregon hits close to home for Alan. We urge everyone to forget the murderer and remember the hero, Chris Mintz, who took seven bullets to stop the gunman's rampage.
Stump Dick Messer | SEGMENT 15 | #214
It's time for our Covercraft Ultra'Tect Car Cover giveaway! As we search for a suitable trivia question we settle on a 'stump the Dick Messer' segment.
Chevrolet Belair | SEGMENT 16 | #214
Caller Tim doesn't manage to stump the Dick Messer, but Caller Ron has a question that can. What year and generation did Chevrolet come out with the model Belair?
Volkswagen: What Now? | SEGMENT 17 | #214
One question on everybody's mind in light of the Volkswagen scandal is: What are the repercussions? KBB's Karl Brauer explains the allegations, and how it may affect the performance and efficiency of any models in question.
Volkswagen In Deep Water | SEGMENT 18 | #214
What does Volkswagen have to do to survive their current debacle? Karl Brauer reveals some details from a KBB report, and speculates which brands Volkswagen may have to shed to pay the billions they owe.
2015 Barrett-Jackson Vegas | FULL SHOW | #213
As Barrett-Jackson enters full swing, we sit down with industry experts and good friends to chat about some of the beautiful cars crossing the block. Segment 1: Charity Copo No one does collector car auctions like America and Barrett-Jackson is a...
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