The Drive with Alan Taylor
The Automotive Vanguard | FULL SHOW | #20908/29/15
This week we catch up with the Wheeler Dealers and learn about their new season based in the USA. Then, we pay our respects to Justin Wilson, chat about the connected car world, and get pumped for SEMA. Segment 1: Wheeler Dealers USA The Wheeler...
Wheeler Dealers USA | SEGMENT 1 | #209
The Wheeler Dealers, Ed China and Mike Brewer have moved their base of operations to sunny southern California to tackle American cars. Ed China compares and contrasts the restoration of American and European cars.
Dealing All Wheels | SEGMENT 2 | #209
Just because Wheeler Dealers is now based in California doesn't mean they are ditching their classic European car roots. Mike Brewer gives us an idea of what car restoration projects to expect on the next season.
R.I.P. Justin Wilson | SEGMENT 3 | #209
Tragedy strikes the motorsport community again and we lose one of the nicest, most celebrated drivers. Steven Cole Smith fills us in on the causes and effects of Justin Wilson's crash.
Closed Cockpits | SEGMENT 4 | #209
Calls for closed cockpits in Indy car are resounding loudly after the death of Justin Wilson. We discuss the issues that are solved and created by adding canopies to these 200+ MPH cars.
2016 Shelby Mustang | SEGMENT 5 | #209
Steven Cole Smith got to drive the 2016 Shelby GT 350 Mustang and had a lot of fun in it. Though this is the first "Shelby" that Shelby of California had nothing to do with, it is still a quality machine.
Puppies and Tech Cars | SEGMENT 6 | #209
In celebration of National Dog Day we take time to appreciate our special furry pals. Then, we talk about the overcrowding of technology in our cars.
Worlds Collide | SEGMENT 7 | #209
The tech and auto worlds are merging more and more. John Ellis talks about some upcoming auto/tech shows and the Jeep Hacking incident.
Hack Defense | SEGMENT 8 | #209
What can be done about cars being hacked if major web sites and online entities still can't stop it? John Ellis explains why Tesla's example in this situation should be the industry standard.
Keep Up With the Times | SEGMENT 9 | #209
Most companies wouldn't be able to update their car's software to combat hacks like Tesla has. John Ellis rates how well most auto manufacturers are keeping up with technology.
Mobile Vs. Dash | SEGMENT 10 | #209
A recent study by J.D. Power shows most people don't want or care about most of the connected dash features in their cars. We chat with CThreeGroup's Keith Lehmann about how mobile devices trump the connected dash.
iCar: Real or Fantasy? | SEGMENT 11 | #209
Apple is hiring and working with many people in the auto industry, how real are the rumors of a future iCar? We discuss the possibilities with the Connected Car Council's Keith Lehmann.
Arxan Security Solutions | SEGMENT 12 | #209
The most effective way to combat hacking is to nip it in the bud. Arxan Security Solutions Architect, Matt Clemens, explains how they protect against reverse engineering and tampering.
Morning Mad House | SEGMENT 13 | #209
The morning mad house is complete as we welcome Chris Duke to the show. Stay tuned for our monthly Covercraft giveaway trivia question.
August Covercraft Giveaway | SEGMENT 14 | #209
For a Covercraft Ultra'tect Car Cover: Do you know who built the original Batmobile? Caller Richard falls short in his attempt to answer our trivia and win big.
The Original Batmobile | SEGMENT 15 | #209
Caller Chris guesses that George Barris was the builder of the original Batmobile in 1965 and wins a Covercraft Ultra'tect Car Cover.
What is SEMA? | SEGMENT 16 | #209
Do you know what SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, is all about? BJ and Alan fill us in on the details.
A Faster Horse | SEGMENT 17 | #209
For a $25 Craftsman gift card, what year did the Camaro stop production? Then, Josh Hancock tells us about the upcoming Ford Mustang documentary, "A Faster Horse".
What Hasn't Alan Owned? | SEGMENT 18 | #209
Alan has recently ordered his 1 of 1 Viper, with full customization and exclusivity. Also, the crew tries to guess a car that Alan hasn't owned.
Monterey Car Week 2015 | FULL SHOW | #208
Tune in for our coverage of Monterey Car Week as we travel from Concorso Italiano, to The Quail Motorsports Gathering, and end up at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Segment 1: StudioRPR Concorso Italiano is the perfect event for a man like StudioRPR...
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