Episode 50: Dude, or Douchebag: Auto Show Outfits with Motorhead Mama
On today's episode of Future Motoring, we welcome back the MotorHead Mama to talk about auto show etiquette. She runs a "Dude or Douchebag" column on her site, so we thought we'd have a live version of that. What are "booth babes" and do they still exist? Is it appropriate to even have booth babes anymore? What about product specialists? What should they be wearing? How does the culture of the show affect what people wear? Should there be different standards for a show like SEMA in Las Vegas...
Episode 49: The Shanghai Surprise
On this episode of Future Motoring, we welcome back Jill Ciminillo and Nicole Wakelin to talk about the drive of the 2018 Aston Martin DB11 V8. We all drove it at various times in California, but what did we all think? Is it better than the V12 for less money? Listen and find out. Then we talk about Nissan's #TitanTailgate, an event where journalists drove Titans to Nashville to tailgate a Tennessee Titans football game. More importantly, we drove nearly 500 miles each way to get there....
Episode 48: We Review the 2018 Honda Accord
Nicole Wakelin of The Boston Globe joins us again to talk about the 2018 Honda Accord. How does it compare to the Toyota Camry? What about the other cars in the segment? Is it any good? We talk that and more on this episode of Future Motoring! Special Guest: Nicole Wakelin.
Episode 47: TAWA Truck Rodeo with Pickup Truck +SUV Talk
On this episode of Future Motoring, we do a joint episode with our friends over at Pickup Truck +SUV Talk. We talk about the 2017 Texas Auto Writers Association Texas Truck Rodeo that takes place at Longhorn River Ranch in Dripping Springs, Texas. Here are the winners of each category: Truck of Texas: 2018 Ford F150 SUV of Texas: 2018 Volvo XC60 CUV of Texas: 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti Sport Heavy duty pickup truck: 2018 Ram 2500 Limited Tungsten Best commercial vehicle: 2018 Nissan Titan...
Episode 46: Driving the Bugatti Chiron
On this episode of Future Motoring, we welcome back Jake Stumph from Internet Brands to talk about what it's like driving a 1,5000 horsepower Bugatti Chiron. The Chiron is the fastest, most powerful, and most expensive production car on the face of the earth. But, will it daily? All of that and more on this episode of Future Motoring! Special Guest: Jake Stumph.
Episode 45: Highlights from IAA Cars 2017, a.k.a. the Frankfurt Motor Show
On this episode, we welcome back Christian Moe to discuss the IAA Cars 2017 show, which is to say we talked about the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show! Mercedes-AMG showed off a road-legal Formula 1 car that's nearly $3 million USD! Porsche told 911R speculators to sod off, and Honda showed us a look into the future by making a car that looks a lot like the Mk1 Golf GTI. All of that and some hot hatch talk on this episode of Future Motoring! Special Guest: Christian Moe.
Episode 44: Life After the Dodge Challenger Demon
On this episode of Future Motoring, we talk to Ben Lyon, brand manager for the Dodge Challenger, about the changes for the 2018 model year, plus life after the Dodge Demon. All of that and more on this episode of Future Motoring! Special Guest: Ben Lyon.
Hurricane Harvey Special Report
On this special episode of Future Motoring, we welcome back to the show RoShelle Salinas from the Houston Automotive Dealers Association, and Houston resident, about the hurricane, the damage, and how people are coming out to help. We also talk about a few charitable organizations worth giving to in this time of crisis. Houston isn't the only city affected by Harvey, so we reach out to Toyota to see about San Antonio truck production and the impact on Gulf States Toyota. Then, for a...
Episode 42: Bolt EV Update and the Carjojo Buying Service
On today's action packed episode of Future Motoring we talk to Kathy Beslic, advertising and marketing manager for Chevrolet Electric Vehicles about the Bolt EV and the latest happenings. How are sales going? Can you buy the car nationwide? Also, what about home charging? We address those and more with Kathy. Then we welcome Peter Levy, founder and CEO of Carjojo to talk about his new car buying site and service. How does Big Data make car buying easier? How do you save money while being...
Episode 38: What Defines a Crossover?
On today's show, we attempt to define what a crossover is and what a SUV is. How are they different? Are there similarities? What about cars and trucks? Can a SUV also be a truck? Our friends Christian Moe and Jill Ciminillo attempt to figure it out. We also briefly talk about which Mazda vehicle we'd buy, including ones they don't make or probably will ever make, and wax more poetic about Aston Martin, the DB11, and something about punching nuns. All of that and more on this episode of...
Episode 36: Heels & Wheels, 2018 Toyota Camry and the Future
On this episode of Future Motoring, we welcome back to the show Nicole Wakelin and Eileen Falkenberg-Hull to talk about Heels and Wheels, an all-women event that included driving the beautiful Aston Martin DB11. Then, we get first drive impressions from both women on the all-new 2018 Toyota Camry, which turns out might actually be an entertaining drive. Eileen even makes a pretty bold statement about which car she'd buy in that statement. Up next week talk about the Movin'On By Michelin...
Episode 33: Off-Roading with the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2
On today's show, Nicole Wakelin joins us once again to talk about her first drive impressions of the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2. What is DSSV? Who is Multimatic? Is it a good truck? All of those questions, and more, will be answered on this episode. Special Guest: Nicole Wakelin.