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The Drive with Alan Taylor

Radio America

This show brings the Auto world to the airwaves! The Drive is a pedal-to-the-metal show devoted to the latest car news and test-drive results; auto show coverage; industry expert insights and behind the scenes action; as well as interviews with executives, atheletes, celebrities and prominent newsmaker's.

This show brings the Auto world to the airwaves! The Drive is a pedal-to-the-metal show devoted to the latest car news and test-drive results; auto show coverage; industry expert insights and behind the scenes action; as well as interviews with executives, atheletes, celebrities and prominent newsmaker's.
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Los Angeles, CA

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This show brings the Auto world to the airwaves! The Drive is a pedal-to-the-metal show devoted to the latest car news and test-drive results; auto show coverage; industry expert insights and behind the scenes action; as well as interviews with executives, atheletes, celebrities and prominent newsmaker's.

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Episodes

Ashton Martin Vanquish S, Savior of Sedans, and More | #308

10/7/2017
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The season of auto shows is just around the corner, and automotive journalists are getting the pleasure of reviewing the 2018 models that are hitting the dealerships. We begin the hour with automotive journalist, Steven Cole Smith, who gives us a NASCAR update and reviews the sporty, 2018 Kia Stinger. After that, Karl Brauer, Executive Publisher for Kelley Blue Book, tells us about his sophisticated ride in the 2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S, and shares that the 2018 Honda Accord could be the...

Duration: 01:24:42


Volvo's "Care" Program, Bitchin' Rides, and Autonomous Cars

10/5/2017
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Automotive manufacturers are blowing our minds with the things they can make our cars do these days. However, there are still many questions that journalists are asking about the future of mobility. We chat with Karl Brauer, Executive Publisher of Kelley Blue Book, about the judging of The North American Car of the Year and society's acceptance of the autonomous vehicle. Then, BJ Killeen, automotive journalist for The Sunday Drive, tells us about Volvo's climb to the top and their new...

Duration: 01:22:00


Breakdowns, Travel Tips, Infiniti QX30, and More | #306

9/16/2017
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How can you prepare for the era of mobility? Automotive journalist, BJ Killeen of The Sunday Drive, shares tips on what to do when you break down in a heavily trafficked area. She also discusses the Mercedes-Benz X-Class concept truck which is not exactly what you would expect. Veering down a different path, Chris Sheldrick, CEO of What3Words, sounds off about their revolutionary new navigation system that has covered the entire world. Next, TravelPulse Founder, Mark Murphy, discusses...

Duration: 01:24:37


Jeep Trackhawk Drive Experience, Flood Cars, and More | #305

9/9/2017
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Our cars play vital roles in our daily lives and when you buy a new one, you want to know that it will get you to where you need to go. In the devastating aftermath of the hurricane season, there will be many severely damaged cars to keep a wary eye out for. We chat with Kelley Blue Book's Executive Publisher, Karl Brauer, and automotive journalist, BJ Killeen of The Sunday Drive, about the dangers of purchasing a possibly flood damaged car. Be aware of what your new car could be hiding...

Duration: 01:24:40


Volvo's Autonomous Promise, Toyota C-HR, and More | #304

9/2/2017
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We all know that there is a bit of nervousness that comes into any conversation about autonomous cars. The fact is they are here to stay; it's time to start looking at how to adapt. We chat with BJ Killeen, automotive journalist for The Sunday Drive, about her recent trip to test Volvo's newest fleet. Russell Datz, National Media Relations Manager for Volvo Car USA, shares about some large promises they are making to help assure their buyers that they put safety and quality first. Changing...

Duration: 01:24:39


Monterey Car Week, NASCAR, and Discontinued Rides | #302

8/22/2017
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The automotive world is constantly changing. Motorsports and vehicle sales are feeling the ripples of the evolution of this industry. Brian Moody, Executive Editor of Autotrader, and JoshCAR Hollywood Car Consultant, Josh Hancock, tell us about some rides that will cease to exist in the 2018 market. Switching gears, Steven Cole Smith discusses how the changes in NASCAR seem to be impacting the physical attendance of the race. Later, Karl Brauer talks Pebble Beach and the possible impending...

Duration: 01:24:37


LIVE from Reno's Hot August Nights 2017 | #301

8/16/2017
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Classy cars cruising the streets every night, live music, autocross, and drag racing - all just a little taste of the eventful week at Hot August Nights in Reno. Dave Kindig of Kindig-It Designs and Bitchin' Rides sounds off about his excitement surrounding this premier car show. Dave, along with his Shop Foreman, Kevin "Kevdogg" Schiele, fill us in on their car giveaway, double-stacked trailer, and their television show. Then, Hot August Night's Executive Director, Mike Whan, shares some...

Duration: 01:24:40


All-Electric B1, Fisker Emotion, and the Definition of Luxury | #300

8/5/2017
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Automotive designers and engineers are diligently working to pioneer the future of electric cars. Already, we have phenomenal safety features, and range anxiety decreases while power power increases. We begin the hour with Robert Bollinger, Founder and CEO of Bollinger Motors, who tells us about the world's first all-electric, all-wheel drive, on/off road sport utility truck, the B1. Then, JoshCAR's Hollywood car consultant, Josh Hancock, shares his thoughts on the B1, and describes his...

Duration: 01:24:39


Automotive Genius at its Finest and Priciest | #299

7/29/2017
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Technology, engineering, horsepower, and even insurance rates - everything in the automotive industry is on the rise. We head into this hour chatting with Karl Brauer, Executive Publisher of Kelley Blue Book, who reviews the 2018 Dodge Demon, Durango SRT, and the Challenger TA. Then, automotive journalist for Roadfly.com, Brian Armstead, reviews the 2018 Infiniti Q50S. Next, John Ellis, technology expert of Ellis & Associates, shares information on higher insurance rates for Tesla drivers...

Duration: 01:24:29


Aston Martin Valkyrie, Sales of EV Cars, Dodge Demon and Further | #298

7/22/2017
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Whether you're into muscle, horsepower, electric, or even celebrity car guys, we've got a little something for every gearhead. BJ Killeen, automotive journalist for The Sunday Drive, reviews the luxurious, 2018 Lincoln Navigator and tells us about the pure glamor of this large (or midsize?) SUV. Next, we chat with Michelle Krebs, Senior Analyst at Autotrader, who talks about the fate of sedans, the sales of EV vehicles, and gives some insight on Tesla. Then, we talk with Greg Migliore,...

Duration: 01:24:29


Tesla Model 3, Saleen Mustangs, Brembo Brakes and More | #297

7/15/2017
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Electric cars, luxury performance, and travel trailers are just a taste of what's in store for this episode. JoshCAR's Hollywood Car Consultant, Josh Hancock, raves about the 2018 Maserati Levante, a performance SUV wrapped in luxury. Next, Josh talks about Telsa's most affordable yet, the Model 3. Then, we take to the skies with Mark Murphy of TravelPulse who discusses hidden fees and booking mysteries behind our travel plans. Switching gears, we chat with Dan Sandberg, CEO of Brembo...

Duration: 01:24:27


Mobility, Cars of Cuba, and Future Travel Laws | #296

7/8/2017
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We begin the hour chatting about the wonderful world of RVing, and BJ Killeen, automotive journalist for The Sunday Drive, describes her idea of 'roughing it'. BJ also reviews the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan that is larger than the previous model. Shifting over to something new, Executive Director of Hot August Nights, Mike Whan, tells us all about the event that upwards of 10,000 classic cars will attend. You can look forward to live music, delicious food, cruises, and an autocross track....

Duration: 01:24:38


Barrett-Jackson, Hot August Nights, NASCAR, and Apex Motor Club | #295

7/1/2017
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There's a lot of excitement happening this summer for all of you car lovers out there. Alan has the inside scoop on recent and upcoming events. We cover the 2017 Northeast Barrett-Jackson collector car auction at the Mohegan Sun Casino and Resort in Connecticut. Chris Duke tells us about his test drive of the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro in the shockingly bright color, Krypton Green. Next, we talk with Mike Whan about the 2017 Hot August Nights; 5,000 cars are already registered, Alan will be the...

Duration: 01:24:37


Car Reviews, Hollywood Rides, and Safety Features | #294

6/21/2017
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Alan is back from a trip to Spain and is ready to talk cars. Brian Moody, of Autotrader, was Alan's test drive co-piolet across the sea, and they review the 2017 Volvo XC60. Brian also talks about the 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe, HomeLink tech, and the future of autonomous vehicles. Josh Hancock talks Cars III and addresses some car rumors floating around Hollywood. Tim Clyde tells about his company Katzkin Leather Inc., and how they can refresh any car from the mid-late 90s on up. Tony Gaunter,...

Duration: 01:24:28


No More Minivans, Mark Fields Retires, and a Little Movie Magic | #292

5/27/2017
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Technology is changing the way we look at cars, and automotive manufactures are making some big moves to keep up with trends. BJ Killeen, Brain Moody, Josh Hancock, and John Ellis, discuss their thoughts on the retirement of Ford Motor Company's Mark Fields. There are many theories as to why this shift has happened, and our experts do their best to objectively address this major event in the auto world. We also talk about the waning popularity of the minivan, and which models will be...

Duration: 01:24:33


Track Cars, Latest Ride Reviews, & The Sunday Drive | #291

5/20/2017
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From car reviews to the track, we are always up on the latest in the automotive industry. In the top of the hour, Karl Brauer reviews the 2018 Honda Odyssey and Benjamin Hunting tells us crazy stories from working with Roadkill Magazine. We chat with BJ Killeen about the 2017 Honda Civic SI. Scotty Reiss of SheBuysCars is on to talk about her test drive of the BMW X4 M4OI with impressive sports mode. We end the hour with The Sunday Drive's host, Mark Perleberg, who tells us that the...

Duration: 01:24:33


Automotive Technology, Reviews, and Motorsports | #290

5/13/2017
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New car technology is rapidly evolving effecting not only our roadways, but racetracks as well. We take the pulse of the industry with leading automotive experts. Automotive journalist, BJ Killeen, reviews the 2018 VW Atlas, technology expert, John Ellis, talks about our autonomous car future, and motorsports guru, Steven Cole Smith, discusses spectators' waning interest in watching professional racing. In some areas of the car world, consumers are moving towards letting go of the wheel,...

Duration: 01:18:30


Let's Talk Supercars and Technology | FULL EPISODE | #289

5/6/2017
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The automotive industry is making some extreme advances. Our automotive experts review the newest supercars, and we take the consumer pulse about recent advances in automotive technology. We start off the show talking Hollywood cars with JoshCAR's Josh Hancock. Then, Brain Armstead of Roadfly praises the glory of the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia. Once we've got your engines revving, we shift gears and learn about the 647-horsepower, 2017 Ford GT from Karl Brauer of Kelley Blue Book. We know,...

Duration: 01:18:31


Rollin' Out on Hollywood's Big Screen | SEGMENT 1 | #289

5/6/2017
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Iconic cars make an everlasting impression, especially when we connect with them on the big screen. In the past, a single automotive manufacturer would essentially be the exclusive OEM within a film. Today, movies showcase a bevy of cars for an authentic touch. With amazing stunt drivers and killer special effects, we can ride inside some of the most epic vehicles out there. JoshCAR's Josh Hancock is our go-to Hollywood car consultant. Get a sneak peek on upcoming automotive-focused movies...

Duration: 00:06:01


Ford EcoSport Helps Guard the Galaxy | SEGMENT 2 | #289

5/6/2017
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Recently jumping on board with a major motion picture, the Ford EcoSport joins forces with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Josh Hancock of JoshCAR tells us that Ford put its mark on the film - They've even released an advertisement with a baby Groot directing a stunt driver through heavy fire during a high-speed space chase. Josh is also quick to point out that FCA is steadfastly rooted in the movie business as well, sprinkling popular car models throughout numerous big films. There are...

Duration: 00:06:18

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