The Drive with Alan Taylor
Hard Times for Scion | SEGMENT 18 | #20507/25/15
Scion has been in trouble for a while and we had high hopes for their two newest models, but they didn't quite deliver. Jim Resnick explains why Scion is such an upset coming from a parent company like Toyota.
Furry Car Companions | SEGMENT 17 | #205
Keep your dogs safe! The crew reminds us to keep an eye out for our furry friends in our cars.
Causation Vs. Correlation | SEGMENT 16 | #205
Subaru's Michael McHale says there's a difference between causation and correlation, but he's not sure which to connect between his arrival at Subaru and their rapidly increasing sales (just kidding, it's probably correlation). Michael loads our brain...
Polar Moment of Inertia | SEGMENT 15 | #205
The polar moment of inertia of a car is its ability to resist loss of traction. Jim Resnick gives us an in-depth explanation, and fries Alan's brain.
A Polarizing Question | SEGMENT 14 | #205
If you think you're a real car guy/gal, then you should be able to answer our trivia question for a Covercraft UltraTect Carcover no problem! What is polar moment of inertia?
Car vs. Driver | SEGMENT 13 | #205
Is technology ruining motorsports? Dick Messer expresses his limited taste for the sport these days due to the excessive enhancements in the cars.
Miata: A Racer's Car | SEGMENT 12 | #205
Hot August Nights is a must see event for every car enthusiast. Alan reminds us all to check it out. Then, we finish our discussion about the amazing vehicle that is the Mazda MX-5 Miata.
Thirsty California | SEGMENT 11 | #205
Fires, droughts, and cars, oh my! We discuss the wacky world of California, and the ingenuity of the Mazda MX-5 Miata.
CRSpotless | SEGMENT 10 | #205
The drought in California is the worst on record, so when 808 Marketing's Jonathan Todd told Alan about a product called CRSpotless, he was instantly onboard. Chuck Dewince tells us more about the deionized water system.
Jinba Ittai | SEGMENT 9 | #205
Mazda's predictive all-wheel drive system goes hand in hand with one of their core philosophies: Jinba Ittai. Loosely translating to horse and rider, Jinba Ittai represents a relationship between the driver and the car.
Mazda CX-3 | SEGMENT 8 | #205
We chat with Stan Hortinela about Mazda's all new small crossover vehicle. The CX-3 is designed to be smaller than the CX-5 but still give you that commanding view of the road you want.
SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY | SEGMENT 7 | #205
The new Mazda MX-5 Miata brings less horsepower but more power overall and 20% better fuel economy. Mazda's Stan Hortinela gives us an overview of the new MX-5 and SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY.
Connected Car Infancy | SEGMENT 6 | #205
How worried should you be about your car getting hacked by some wild cyber terrorist group? We discuss this fear and why it shouldn't be a big concern.
A Classic Defense | SEGMENT 5 | #205
Should we buy new or old cars? Dick and John tell us how the recent cyber security issues in the newer models of cars are affecting the classic car market.
White Hat Hack | SEGMENT 4 | #205
A group of 'white hat' hackers recently tapped into and remotely controlled a Jeep through its connected dash. John Ellis sheds some light on how these hackers are helping FCA by exposing the weakness in their system.
Chevrolet Spark | SEGMENT 3 | #205
Jim Resnick tells us about his editorial column at BoldRide.com and other recent works. Also, Steven Cole Smith tells us to be wary of the Chevrolet Spark.
Jeff's Last Brickyard | SEGMENT 2 | #205
Steven Cole Smith reports in with a slow week in motorsports, bringing us the E3 Motorsports report on his way to the Indianapolis Brickyard 400. This race will be Jeff Gordon's last shot at the Brickyard 400.
Haynes DIY Repair | SEGMENT 1 | #205
When you're working on your vehicle, there's a special pride in getting it done right the first time. Haynes Automotive Technical Consultant, Jamie Sarte, reminds us to look to them for the best automotive manuals to help you through your DIY repairs.
Droughts, Hacks, and Mazda | FULL SHOW | #205
Is technology going too far in our vehicles? From car hacks to motorsports, some might say yes. Also, we take a long look at the Mazda Miata MX-5, and what we see is amazing. Segment 1: Haynes DIY Repair When you're working on your vehicle, there's a...
The Drive World Wide | FULL EPISODE | #204
BJ Killeen is joining us from the other side of the globe in Shanghai, China, updating us on car news and trends in the Middle Kingdom. Then, we talk Formula 1, NHRA, the Dodge Viper ACR , and chat about our various test drives. Segment 1: MAKEcation...
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