Recent Episodes

“Voices of The Industry” Continuation Live @ SEMA Las Vegas 2021 | #483

Welcome back! Alan continues with his mission to get as many “Voices of the Industry” in the Hypertech Booth. First up is Matt Edmonds -Executive Vice President of Tire Rack. Alan ask’s the big question, what makes Tire Rack awesome?…

“Voices of The Industry” Live @ SEMA Las Vegas 2021 | #482

Alan broadcasts from the Hypertech booth at SEMA Las Vegas. His first “Voice of the Industry” guest is Barry Meguiar – President of Meguiars Inc. They share their excitement of being back at SEMA. Barry talks about the beginnings of…

2023 Corvette Z06 and the 2023 Kia Sportage, SEMA-Showcasing Chip Foose Collection, Hypertech and Gas Monkey Garage | #481

Alan welcomes contributor BJ Killeen-Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason. The duo jump right into what’s happening at the upcoming SEMA show in Las Vegas. BJ describes SEMA as the, “Hallmark of the Automotive World”. She mentions that Chip Foose…

2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid, 2022 Toyota Tundra, 2022 Ford Maverick, and the 2021 SEMA in Las Vegas | #480

Alan brings on George Kennedy -Co-founder/Freelance Automotive Journalist. He is driving the new 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid compact SUV. It’s a plug-in hybrid that will do an average of 37 miles per gallon with 261 horsepower. George shares that Hyundai…

007 Superstars, The Aston Martin DB5, The Valhalla and The 1973 Aston Martin V8 | #479

Alan welcomes special guest, Josh Hancock – Hollywood Car Consultant. The duo begins the show with a little insight of the new James Bond movie.  The featured car is an Aston DB5, which was made famous in Goldfinger.  There is an…

2022 Ford Bronco Raptor, Toyota Tundra, and Grand Wagoneer, 2023Cadillac LYRIQ, and the 2024 Honda Prologue | #478

Starting the show off with Alan this week is Lauren Fix – Editor in-Chief for Car Coach Reports. They briefly touch on the subject and or nightmare, of the chip shortage. Lauren says its around a 210 billion dollar loss…

The 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander, 2021 Mercedes Benz S580 and the Ford F150 King Ranch | #477

Joining Alan today is Brian Moody – Executive Editor for Autotrader.com The duo discusses the topic of fuel cells. Brian shares that California is a test bed for 3 hydrogen powered fuel cars. The Honda Clarity, Honda Nexo, and the…

The Barrett-Jackson Inaugural Car Show, Showcasing a Gorgeous Pair of 2019 Ford GT’s, 1979 Porsche 928, 1966 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 350, 1988 BMW M3 and so much more… | #476

Joining Alan this week is Steven Cole Smith – Automotive Journalist for Autoweek, Automobile Magazine, Grassroots Motorsports.  The duo shed more light on the shortage of semiconductor chips that will cause about 1,000,000 plus cars to not be made.  Steven…

2022 Ford Bronco, 2 Door or 4 Door, Maserati MC20: First of it’s Kind!, 2022 Nissan Pathfinder and the Infinity QX55 | #475

Pump your brakes and settle in as Alan brings you another super charged show. This week he welcomes Karl Brauer – Automotive Industry Analyst, Forbes Autos Contributor, North American Car and Truck of the Year juror and board member. Executive…

The Bold, Volvo XC40 and The Beautiful, Genesis GV80 Luxury Crossover SUV, along with Ford’s New Bronco | #474

Welcome Back! This week Alan starts his show with BJ Killeen Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason. They jump right onto the topic of used car prices being at an all time high. Due to the chip shortage, dealerships can’t fill…

Monterey Car Show 2021: Aston Martin Valkyrie Spider, Lamborghini Countach, BUGATTI Bolide, Lucid Air “Dream Edition” Sedan, 1901 Columbia Mark XXXI Victoria Phaeton, 1908 Bailey Electric Victoria Phaeton, and more… | #473

Another show stopping, jaw dropping, electrifying week as Alan dedicates this weeks episode to the 2021 Monterey Car Show at the Concours.  From the very first electric automobile to space aged just short of the “Jetsons” automobile.  Joining Alan first…

Back To The Future: Parnelli Jones Mustang, Bob Nordskog Datsun 240Z, 2002 Thunderbird and 2005 SRT 10 Viper Truck | #472

As promised another exciting week as Alan welcomes back Dick Messer – Classic car expert and Executive Director at the Peterson Museum. With using autohunter.com and sending a link to Richard Rawlings from Fast and Loud and Gas Monkey Garage…

Subaru’s WRX STI S209 Turbocharge with 310 Horsepower, Ford’s Mustang Mach 1, with 480 Horsepower, Giddyap!| #471

Welcome back Auto Junkies! This week Alan Taylor – President and CEO of ERN open’s the show as he shares how great the auction website AutoHunter.com is because you keep 100% of your sale. Most other auction sites charge you…

2022 Jeep Compass Trailhawk, Kia EV6, and the Extraordinary Bentley Continental GT3 | #470

Step into the driver seat with Alan this week as he talks about the shortage of cars at the dealerships. Joining Alan is Karl Brauer – Automotive Industry Analyst, Forbes Autos Contributor, North American Car and Truck of the Year…

“Power and Beauty” Mazda’s Cx-5 Carbon Edition Turbo AWD SUV, Jeeps PHEV Wrangler 4xe, and Volvo’s XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid| #469

On your mark, get set, ready….Go! This week we have another show stopping, gear grinding, metal stomping show for you. Joining Alan this week is BJ Killeen – Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason. She and Alan talk about different…

“The New Wild Child”- Fords 2021 Ford Bronco, Hyundai Venue Denim, Subaru Ascent and the “Cats Meow” the 2021 Dodge SRT Hellcat Redeye| #468

New week, new show! Taking shotgun this week with Alan is Karl Brauer – Automotive Industry Analyst, Forbes Autos Contributor, North American Car and Truck of the Year juror and board member. Executive Analyst for ISeeCars.com and Executive Publisher at…

Super Duty F-350 Tremor Fords Next Generation of Toughness, Volkswagens Atlas Cross Sport SUV and the 2021 Kia Sorento| #467

Welcome back Gearheads! BJ Killeen – Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason joins Alan as they talk about going to the Barret Jackson event for 1 day while he was passing through town. He talks about their new part of…

The Next Generation of Ford, the 2022 “Maverick” Standard Full Hybrid Truck, Hyundai’s Tucson SUV, and Toyota’s First Generation Hydrogen Vehicle the “Mirai”| #466

Welcome back Gearheads! This week Alan welcomes special guests Lori Scholz – Sr. Manager of Public Relations for Hyundai Motor America and Sue Mead – Automotive Writer. Alan starts off by sharing his news of becoming the voice for Classicars.com….

Ford F-150 Lightning, Lexus UX Hybrid, Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe, Hyundai Ioniq 5, and the Lexus J201 Overland | #465

It’s Thunder, It’s Lightening!!! That’s right another electrifying show this week as Alan welcomes special guest, Aron Solomon – Head of Digital Strategy for Esquire Digital. The duo start off with the introduction of Ford’s new electric F-150 called Lightning,…

Ford Mustang Mach-E SUV, Ford F-150 Lightning, and Acura TLX Type S | #464

Pump Your Brakes! We got a showstopper this week as Alan welcomes Dan Sandberg – President and CEO of Brembo Brakes North America. Dan shares how Brembo and Ford are working together to make parts for their new electric vehicle….

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392, Dodge Charger SRT & 2022 Hyundai Tucson | #463

Kicking off this weeks show with Alan is George Kennedy III – Co-Founder of Cartender and Freelance Automotive Journalist for CarGurus, Boston Globe, and U.S. News & World Report. George shares his experience test driving the new Jeep Wrangler Rubicon…

Bronco Sport SUV, Acura TLX Type S, Ducati Monster, Ford GT…| #462

Joining Alan this week is special guest Ed Bolian – Founder of VINwiki & presenter of Car Trek. He and Alan share their experience working with Autotempest.com and how the company is working with a lot of great car guys…

Jeep Gladiator Mojave, Mustang Mach 1, Shelby GT 500, and much more…| #461

With ground breaking Desert-tuned suspensions, responsive handling, all the while delivering power, say “Hello, to my little friend”, the Jeep Gladiator Mojave. Alan busts onto the scene with his new jeep that even Mother Nature would appreciate. He welcomes his…

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander, Genesis X EV Concept, Chevy Bolt EV, GMC Hummer EV and so much more| #460

In Mary Shelley’s book Frankenstein, she couldn’t have been more on point when she had Dr. Frankenstein belt, “It’s Alive…It’s Alive!!”. From amps to voltage we got an “electrifying” show for you today. Alans first guest is BJ Killeen –…

2022 GMC Terrain, Chevrolet Corvette, Ford Mustang Mach-E, Lincoln Nautilus and more| #459

BJ Killeen – Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason jump’s shotgun with Alan this week, as Alan pay’s tribute to his mother that just passed away. BJ shares about a program called Speed and Sport Adventures, a 3 day 4…

14th Generation, Tougher Than Ever, Ford F-150 Hybrid, Infiniti QX55 Crossover Coupe | #458

Alan is joined by Josh Hancock – JoshCAR Hollywood Car Consultant, as they talk about Volvo and its transformation to be electric by 2030. The continue on about synthetic fuel and how promising it looks. Alan shares that the only…

2022 New Premium SUV, Jeep Wagoneer, Grand Wagoneer and the Toyota Land Cruiser| #457

Jumping in the hot seat this week with Alan is Steven Cole Smith – Automotive Journalist for Autoweek, Automobile Magazine, and Grassroots Magazine. Steven talks about officer Jesse Madsen stopping another driver going 100 miles an hour. He goes onto…

Jeep Cherokee, Hyundai GV80, TESLA, Lincoln, Corsair, Mercedes-AMG E53, 2022 Jeep Wagoneer | #456

“Talking Shop” this week with Alan is BJ Killeen, Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason. They discuss the possibility of Jeep changing the “Cherokee” name to appease the offended Native Cherokee Nation. Alan feels it will be a sad thing…

Hyundai Kona & Santa Fe, Mitsubishi Outlander, 2021 Genesis GV80 and Kia’s Carnival MPV| #455

BJ Killeen – Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason rides shotgun this week with Alan. They warm up the engine as they discuss Chrysler’s SRT division closing and it’s possible reason why. Hyundai’s Kona and Santa Fe become their next…

Gazelle, Dakar, & Australian Safari Rally, 1982 Porsche 911 SC, 2021 Land Rover Defender, and so much more!| #454

Alan buckles in as he welcomes Amy Lerner with Blue Passport Productions. Lerner revs right in on how a midlife crisis got her into racing and now she is addicted. She goes on to say that the Gazelle Rally in…

2021 NASCAR, Daytona 500, and 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat| #453

Alan drifts into this week with Steven Cole Smith – Automotive Journalist for Autoweek, Automobile magazine, and Grassroots Motorsports.  The duo talks about the upcoming Daytona 500 and whether “covid” will also be joining the lineup.  Steven says the facilitators…

2022 Nissan Frontier & Pathfinder, 2021 Volvo V90 Luxury Redefined| #452

In today’s line up with Alan is Brian Moody, Executive Editor for Autotrader.com. They talk about Nissan unveiling 2 new vehicles for 2022, The Frontier and The Pathfinder.  Alan wow’s on the Pathfinders new “hard body” with its new geo-mechanical…

Covid, Daytona, Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and A Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 | #451

Ed Justice Jr. of Justice Brothers, Inc. President and CEO call’s shotgun with Alan on this weeks, “The Drive”.  He and Alan talk about the Roar Before 24 at Daytona.  The extensive screening that went on, even if you camped…

1988 Pontiac Firebird Formula 350,1977 Ford Bronco; Ford F-150 and Mustang Mach-E | #450

Special Guest,  Hollywood Car Consultant, Josh Hancock joins Alan as he chat’s about GM announcing that their company Bright Drop is making a fleet of electric delivery vans as well as dropping their new logo.  Alan shift’s gears and shares about his…

RPM’s with Dodge Ram TRX, Jeep Grand Cherokee L, GMC Sierra 1500 | #449

Sparking this weeks show with Alan is Brian Moody, Executive Editor for Autotrader com.  They discuss how hatchbacks and wagons are becoming a thing of the past thanks to the new love for SUV’s.   Out with the old and in…

Rolls-Royce “Ghost”; The Refined Beauty, Mustang Mach-E, Chevrolet Corvette | #448

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars: Making a Legend, author Harvey Briggs rides shotgun with Alan as they talk about Harvey going to England to write his book and how he interviewed dozens of designers, crafts people, engineers, and all the people who…

Best of Show featuring The Life of Enzo Ferrari & The All New Ford Bronco | #447

Periodically, a person is born who perseveres through the thick and thin to do great things. We pay homage to one such man with our first guest, industry veteran and author of “Enzo Ferrari: Power, Politics and the Making of an…

Best of Show featuring Infiniti QX80, Jeep Gladiator, Motorsports, and Motoroso | #446

As Emperor Palpatine once said, “Good! Use your aggressive feelings, boy. Let the hate flow through you!” We might not be letting the dark side take control, but we are most definitely letting off some steam about cars that confound…

Nissan Rogue, Ford Bronco, Jimmy Johnson, Romain Grosjean, NASCAR | #445

Today we talk about all of the new, redesigned SUV’s on the market. Bj Killeen, Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason, and Alan discuss the new 2021 Nissan Rogue he just bought his wife. They talk about the impressive new…

Best New Auto Tech Vehicles of 2021 | #444

Firing up today’s show we have George Kennedy III, Co-Founder of Cartender, Freelance Automotive Journalist for CarGurus, Boston Globe, and U.S. News & World Report. George and Alan discuss the Kia Telluride and how it is almost impossible to get…

Best of Show featuring CAS Review, Demon vs Redeye, Viper Sale, and Collins Bros Jeep | #443

It seems like there’s big news coming out every week around this time of year due to the plethora of international car shows that are taking place, like the Chicago Auto Show (CAS). First up to bat to fill us in…

Best of Show featuring Super Bowl Ads, Volvo, Brembo, Jeep & Hyundai | #442

From Super Bowl LIII ads to a good old fashioned set of brakes, we’ve got automotive news galore in this week’s episode. First up, we chat with automotive journalist, BJ Killeen, about her favorite Super Bowl LIII commercials, the Chicago…

Jeep Gladiator, RAM TRX, BMW Gran Coupe & Jay Leno | #441

Joining us today is Josh Hancock, JoshCAR Hollywood Car Consultant. Josh and Alan talk about the new Super Car Exhibit at Petersen Automotive Museum, Jay Leno’s F-150 truck collection and DJ Marshmello’s Ford 6×6 getting stolen from Galpin Ford. Switching…

Battle of the Builders, Golf R, McLaren, Genesis GV80 | #440

Jumping right in, BJ Killeen, Automotive Journalist & Voice of Reason, dishes about SEMA 360 and the online Battle of the Builders competition this year. BJ and Alan discuss Carlos Ghosn and his book about escaping to Lebanon. They discuss the…

BMW 540i, New Ford F-250, GM eCrate, 2020 SEMA | #439

Kicking off the show today we have George Kennedy III, Co-Founder of Cartender and Freelance Automotive Journalist for CarGurus, Boston Globe, and U.S. News & World Report, joining us! George shares his thoughts on the new BMW 540i he is…

New Ford GT, Electric Trucks & SUV’s, Subaru Crosstrek | #438

Joining us today is Karl Brauer, Automotive Industry Analyst, Forbes Auto Contributor, North American Car & Truck of the Year juror and board member, Executive Analyst for ISeeCars.com. Karl and Alan dish on the all-new Electric GMC Hummer EV, and…

Corvette C8, New GMC Yukon, Subaru Accent & New Ford Bronco | #437

We flashback to Best of Show from May 4th, 2019 with BJ Killeen, Automotive Journalist & Voice of Reason, George Kennedy III, Co-Founder of CarTender and Freelance Automotive Journalist for CarGurus, Boston Globe, U.S. News & World Report, Karl Brauer,…

John Lamm, Elon Musk, Hummer EV, iSeeCars.com, Land Rover Defender | #436

If you want performance, but you don’t want to spend an arm and a leg for it, tune in for some great tips and reviews. Kicking off the show BJ Killeen – Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason talks about…

Tesla, RAM 1500 Limited EcoDiesel, 2021 Toyota Mirai, NHRA | #435

We have Classic Car Expert and Director of the Petersen Automotive Museum, Dick Messer, kicking off today’s show with us! Dick and Alan chat about the craze this pandemic has caused for travelers, and also about their opinions of the…

Nissan Z Prototype, 2021 Ford F-150, Volkswagen ID.4, 2021 Ford Bronco, Acura TLX | #434

Joining us today is Benjamin Hunting, Freelance writer, comic book creator and podcast host of The Unnamed Automotive Podcast. Benjamin and Alan compare their personal experiences with the Nissan Z and Jeep Grand Wagoneer while anticipating the launch of the…

Le Mans & Daytona, Mazda 3 AWD, Volkswagen Passat, Nissan Z Prototype | #433

Firing up today’s show with us is Josh Hancock, JoshCAR Hollywood Car Consultant. We’re talking about the deal GM made with Nikola Motors and almost made a deal with Rivian Motors too. Ford announced an electric F-150 due to launch…

North American Car and Truck of the Year, RAM TRX, Nikola GM Merger | #432

Joining us today is Karl Brauer, Automotive Industry Analyst, Forbes Autos Contributor and North American Car and Truck of the Year juror and board member. Karl and Alan talk about the Nikola Motors deal with GM and the possibility of…

Indy 500, Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Electric Vs Gas Vehicles, Maserati, Alfa Romeo | #431

We start off this week’s show with Ed Justice, President and CEO of Justice Brothers, discussing the Indy 500 and how Covid-19 has affected it. This is the 75th year the Justice family has been involved with the Indy races….

Wrangler Vs Bronco, Raptor Vs Trx, Mazda CX-30, Motorsports | #430

We kick off this week’s show with a redemption story. Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason, BJ Killeen, gives her review of the Mazda CX-30, and given her review of the last Mazda, you may be surprised to find out…

Ram TRX, Cadillac XT-6, Rolls-Royce Cullinan, Cars for Teens | #429

Kicking off the show, JoshCAR Hollywood Car Consultant, Josh Hancock, discusses the new Ram 1500 TRX, Jim Farley as the new CEO of Ford, and Steve Saleen’s trouble in China. Then, Co-founder of Cartender and Freelance Automotive Journalist for CarGurus,…

Mazda CX-9, EVs, Performance Cars, Motorsports, 1k HP Club | #428

Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason, BJ Killeen, starts off the show with her not-so-favorable review of the Mazda CX-9. This car just didn’t do it for her, what can you do? Cars are meant to fit people like shoes,…

BMW Competition, Cadillac, Toyota Tacoma, Lexus LC 500 | #427

We kick off the show chatting with the Editor of AutoNXT and Contributor for MSN.com, Perry Stern, about SEMA’s cancelation, the BMW X6 M and BMW X5 M Competition, and the Mojave Gladiator package. Up next, Automotive Industry Analyst, Forbes Autos Contributor,…

Lexus IS 350, Sierra 1500 AT4, Ford Ranger, CES and Auto News | #426

Kicking off the show, Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason, BJ Killeen, and Alan lament the death of Regis Philbin, who died recently at age 88, and the cancellation of the Consumer Electronics Show in January. Then, Alan reviews the…

Hyundai, AMG, and BMW Reviews Galore, Autotrader Best-Ofs | #425

Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason, BJ Killeen, kicks off the show giving her review of the mind blowing 2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited (seriously, where else can you get this much value for $35,000?), and Alan talks about his experience…

Ford Bronco, Toyota RAV4, V8 Jeep Wrangler, Car Auctions | #424

Kicking off the show we chat with Executive Publisher for KelleyBlue Book, Autotrader, and Dealer.com, Karl Brauer, about the V8 Jeep Wrangler, how it will affect the 2021 Ford Bronco, the affordability and packages of the Ford Bronco, the new Toyota…

COVID-19, Lexus ES F SPORT, Hyundai Palisade, Motorsports | #423

COVID-19 seems to be flaring up around the country while the car market starts to stabilize. JoshCAR Hollywood Car Consultant, Josh Hancock, discusses how COVID-19 has kept the film industry down, but hasn’t put the car market down as much…

Ford F-150, Kia Optima/K5 and Telluride, EV Trucks, and SRT | #422

Kicking off the show, Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason, BJ Killeen, chats with Alan about his collision with a Ford F-150, Kia’s decision to scrap the Optima name, and why Alan doesn’t drive his new Toyota Supra. Then, we…

Ford Bronco, Jeff Dorgay’s BMW Fever, and Tesla Cybertruck | #421

Kicking off the show, Car Coach Reports Publisher, Lauren Fix, discusses the newly revealed and revamped Ford F-150 and the reason why Ford pushed the Bronco release date back again. Next up, MYBMWHabit Publisher, Jeff Dorgay, tells the story of…

Boxy SUVs, Cadillac’s BLACKHAWK V8, NASCAR, 2020 AMG C63 | #420

Alan hasn’t driven a test car or seen the sun in months! Is Alan still a car expert if he can’t even get cars to test drive? Luckily, the car drought has ended and Alan has received word that he…

Car Markets, Hyundai Venue, Ford F-350, Mecum Auctions | #419

The dust seems to be settling in the automotive industry, and Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason, BJ Killeen, is getting more cars to test drive! There are still issues, but BJ discusses how the car markets are returning to…

Riots, Bronco, Mustang Mach 1, Kia Seltos, and Auto Industry | #418

Buckle up for a wild ride this week as Alan struggles with mankinis, riot envy, and much more! First up, Autoweek, Automobile Magazine, and Grassroots Motorsports Automotive Journalist, Steven Cole Smith, discusses recent events like looting at dealerships, the firing…

Used Car Market, Richard Rawlings, and Mercedes GLC Coupe | #417

Kicking off the show, Autotrader Executive Editor, Brian Moody, chats about a few of the good things to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, the best family sedans under $5,000, and certified pre-owned programs. Then, we chat with Automotive Journalist…

Genesis G90, 2021 Sienna/ Venza, Motorsports in Disarray | #416

The Genesis G90 has won many accolades, including North American Car of the Year, so what other awards could it win? How about the absolute praise of Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason, BJ Killeen? BJ gives us her review…

Dodge Durango, Dealer Home Services, Indy 500, and Auto News | #415

Starting off the show, Co-founder of Cartender, and Freelance Automotive Journalist for CarGurus, Boston Globe, and U.S. News & World Report, George Kennedy III, gives us his review of the Dodge Duragno and the new Uconnect 5. If you want…

A Reopening Industry, Virtual Cars N Coffee, Good Deals | #414

Speeding ticket madness, motorsports shenanigans, and virtualized car events, that’s what we’ve come to during this pandemic. Starting off the show, JoshCAR Hollywood Car Consultant, Josh Hancock, tells us about a ridiculous string of speeding incidents that have seen law…

Oil Abundance, Time to Buy Cars, Nissan Versa, Kia ‘Plan S’ | #413

Kicking off the show, Justice Brothers, Inc. President and CEO, Ed Justice, Jr., discusses the oversupply of oil in the United States and what it means for consumers, how it affects the electric vehicle market, and car companies commitment to…

Return of Dick Messer, Car Market Chaos, Best Cars of 2020 | #412

Kicking off the show, JoshCAR Hollywood Car Consultant, Josh Hancock, goes over some troubling news about the state of Ford, premium car brands, and the buyers market that is the automotive industry. Then, we chat with Autotrader Executive Editor, Brian…

Buy Cars Online, Gladiator Mojave, Kelley Earnhardt Miller | #411

Have you ever wondered why the car market has been so resistant to joining the rest of us in the digital age? Well, that time may be coming to an end. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced dealerships to turn to…

Brembo, Fast N’ Loud, the Auto Industry, and Momentum Dynamics | #410

Kicking off the show, President and CEO of Brembo Brakes North America, Dan Sandberg, gives us a status report on how Brembo is getting along in the age of COVID-19. While the company has been hit hard, as they are…

COVID-19 Changes the World Around Us as We Catch-Up | #409

Kicking off the show, JoshCAR Hollywood Car Consultant, Josh Hancock, tells us about the apocalyptic imagery he’s seeing in Los Angeles, like a city turned ghost town; it’s not just happening in LA either. Josh also fills us in on…

A World Shut Down, Hyundai’s New Goods, Affordable 3-Row SUVs | #408

Another week of the Coronavirus crisis goes by as we wait for things to look like they might return to normalcy. Meanwhile, every inch of every industry is being affected, even the auto industry. Up first, canceled events, questions on…

COVID-19, What it Means for Our Economy, and Audi Q7 and S4 | #407

COVID-19 is on everyone’s minds these days as we face a global pandemic. In response, almost every event has been canceled for the duration of this outbreak. Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason, BJ Killeen, discusses the closure of the…

Used EVs, Used Car Market, COVID-19, and Reviews Galore | #406

As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, we ask ourselves some critical questions about the auto industry. Autotrader Executive Editor, Brian Moody, discusses the rising electric vehicle (EV) market and the perks of purchasing one of these green machines,…

Auto News, GM Trucks, Subaru Winter Driving, Ford V Ferrari | #405

Kicking off the show, we chat with Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason, BJ Killeen, about www while driving, Ford suing people for selling their GTs before the contractually obligated date, and how the Coronavirus is affecting everything. Then, Co-founder…

Coronavirus Spooks AutoIndustry, Porsche 718, Fast Trucks | #404

The world is reeling from the economic effects of the Coronavirus! Nowhere is that more evident than in GM’s decision to pull out of Australia and Thailand with its flagship brand and Holden. Executive Publisher for Autotrader, Kelly Blue Book,…

Lincoln, Diesel Wrangler, Cadillac Escalade, Chicago Show | #403

Kicking off the show, we chat with Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason, BJ Killeen, about her new Lincoln Corsair, which is the rename and refresh of the Lincoln MKC. It’s an amazing luxury vehicle for the price and has…

Legions of Demons, New Shelby GT500, Ford Explorer ST | #402

Alan never got to take his Dodge Demon to the drag strip before he sold it, but Executive Publisher of Kelly Blue Book, Autotrader, and Dealer.com, Karl Brauer, recently did at the Legion of Demons Drag Race. Karl fills us…

Toyota, Sony at CES, Upcoming Car Tech, 15 Best Autos of the Decade | #401

We’re wrapping up our coverage of CES 2020 this week as President and CEO of Brembo North America, Dan Sandberg, chats about Toyota’s woven city, the Hyundai S-A1, and Brembo’s new market research at CES. Then, Popular Technology Radio Host,…

New Tech, Automotive Trends, and Shenanigans at CES 2020 | #400

There’s a lot out see and a lot to learn about this automotive industry we love so much at CES 2020. First, Executive Publisher for Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, and Dealer.com, Karl Brauer, and Automotive Journalist, BJ Killeen, discuss one…

2020 Outback, Silverado, Ghosn Great Escape, Musk vs Ford | #399

Kicking off the show we chat with Automotive Journalist, BJ Killeen, about the new 2020 Subaru Outback, the power and love of Subaru products and their marketing campaign, and Carlos Ghosn’s Jason Bourne-esque escape from Japan. Then, we catch up…

Decade Review, Ford Material Research, Kia Seltos, Mazda6 | #398

As 2019 draws to a close we take a look at the technological advancements and struggles the automotive industry has overcome to get to the point it’s at today. First up, Ford Senior Technical Leader, Sustainability and Emerging Materials Research…

2020 Kia Soul, New Car Tech, Electric Vehicles, Lexus GX 460 | #397

If there’s one thing we’ve come to know over the past few weeks, it’s that Alan is not the biggest fan of electric cars. He needs that visceral V8 engine growl! To that, Automotive Journalist, BJ Killen, says “OK Boomer.”…

Electric Vehicles Are Being Shoved Down Our Throats!! | #396

Look, here at THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor, we have nothing against electric vehicles; but the way they’re being forced upon the automotive community as if they’re the end-all be-all has got Alan riled up! First up, Executive Publisher for…

Diesel Wrangler, Kia Soul, Toyota Supra, Tesla Cybertruck | #395

Kicking off the show, Autoblog Editor-in-Chief, Greg Migliore, reviews the new EcoDiesel Jeep Wrangler and discusses the newly revealed Tesla Cybertruck. Up next, JoshCAR Hollywood Car Consultant, Josh Hancock, chat about the possibilities of the Cybertruck that Tesla revealed being…

2020 GMC Sierra 1500, SEMA, Tesla Truck, Motorsports Update | #394

Fords, Ferraris, and Teslas, oh my! Kicking off the show, we chat with Motorsports Journalist for Autoweek, Automobile Magazine, and Grassroots Motorsports, Steven Cole Smith, about the last Ford EcoBoost 400 NASCAR finale to be held at the Homestead-Miami Speedway,…

“Ford v Ferrari”, “Big Red” Camaro, Toyota Prius Prime and GR Supra | #393

If you’re a Toyota fan we have quite the episode in store for you. Before we get to Toyota, JoshCAR Hollywood Car Consultant, Josh Hancock, reviews the new movie starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale about the famous Le Mans…

Audrain’s Newport Concours, 2020 AMG GT, and More Reviews! | #392

It’s that time of the year – there’s a chill in the air, the leaves are falling, and it’s time to hang up the car shows until next year. Or is it!? The powers that be were able to squeeze…

Dodge Durango SRT, Unvarnished Story of Tesla, and EVs | #391

Kicking off the show, Autotrader Executive Editor, Brian Moody, reviews the Dodge Durango SRT – Dodge’s relatively inexpensive entry into the performance SUV category – and fills us in on a slew of ‘forgotten’ hybrid vehicles that are right for the money….

GM Strike, Kia Stinger, Subaru Ascent, Car Review Palooza | #390

We like to give Elon Musk and Tesla a hard time on this show, but when a car is good, it’s good! Executive Publisher of Kelley Blue Book, Autotrader, and Dealer.com, Karl Brauer, got a chance to drive the Tesla…

Auto News, Subaru ST209, Brembo Red, Hyundai, Car Reviews | #389

At the recent Motor Press Guild Drive Day event, they held a benefit for a journalist that was hit by a drunk driver. This reminds us how important it is to spread awareness about drinking and driving, and now texting…

SUVs, SUVs, SUVs, August Bounce Back, and 12 Best 2019 EVs | #388

Small SUVs, performance SUVs, luxury SUVs, specialty SUVs – everybody is making SUVs these days, they’re all the craze. After Alan reminisce about his trip to Washington D.C. with Automotive Journalist, BJ Killeen, she reviews the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio…

Lexus GX 460, 2020 NACTOY, Volvo XC Lineup, and GMC Sierra AT4 | #387

If you’re like us, your vehicle isn’t just your mode of transportation. It’s an escape, a release, and a form of therapy. Automotive Journalist, BJ Killeen, and Alan chat about the therapeutic value of cars, and BJ gives her review…

SUVs, Inexpensive Cars, Hyperdrive, and A Tragic Loss | #386

Have you always wanted a sports car, but couldn’t commit because you need a family hauler? Well, thankfully Executive Editor, Brian Moody, and his buddies over at Autotrader.com have come up with a list of the best high performance SUVs…

2019 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Wrap Up | #385

Back from Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Alan is ready to talk cars and fill us in on his time at the amazing, high-class event. First up, automotive journalist, BJ Killeen, chats with Alan about his time at Pebble Beach, the…

Automotive Industry Greats at 2019 Pebble Beach Concours | #384

It’s one of the greatest weeks of the year for those in the car hobby; it’s Monterey Car Week, and Alan is set up on the green of the 18th hole at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Kicking off the show, President…

Toyota GR Supra, Lexus RC F, Motorsports, and Car Shows | #383

This week we trade in our high-horsepower dragsters for graceful, sleek rides that can take corners like no other. First up, JoshCAR Hollywood Car Consultant, Josh Hancock, chats about the Mercedes E 450 4MATIC Wagon, how SUVs killed the wagon…

Supercar Test Drives, C8 Corvette, Motorsports, Kia Niro | #378

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #378 News in the automotive industry abound, and first up to help us decipher it all is Executive Publisher for Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Dealer.com, Karl Brauer. Did you know that, according to…

Dealership Shopping Tips, Radio Biz, Hemmings Auctions | #382

We know, we know, the new Chevrolet C8 Corvette is awesome at an attractive price; but don’t count the older generations of Corvette out. Kicking off the show, Autotrader Executive Editor, Brain Moody, talks about all of the sweet Corvettes from the 60s, 70s, and 80s…

Supercar Test Drives, C8 Corvette, Motorsports, Kia Niro | #381

News in the automotive industry abound, and first up to help us decipher it all is Executive Publisher for Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Dealer.com, Karl Brauer. Did you know that, according to a study, one in five US adults feel pressured into spending more…

A Taste of China, Saleen S1, Autotrader, and C8 Corvette | #380

Alan just got back from his first ever trip to China to visit Steve Saleen’s new mega-factory, and his mind is blown! JoshCAR Hollywood Car Consultant, Josh Hancock, chats about Alan’s trip to China, the Saleen S1, Steve Saleen, the premier of…

A Taste of China, Saleen S1, Autotrader, and C8 Corvette | #377

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #377 Alan just got back from his first ever trip to China to visit Steve Saleen’s new mega-factory, and his mind is blown! JoshCAR Hollywood Car Consultant, Josh Hancock, chats about Alan’s trip…

Jeep Gladiator Mods and Reviews, Fast N’ Loud, and HAN | #376

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #376 Kicking off the show, Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Dealer.com Executive Publisher, Karl Brauer, is relaxing in Costa Rica for the “Lexus Milestones” 30th Anniversary event. We discuss the brands ascent to legendary…

Australian Jeep Expedition, Nurburgring, Rolls-Royce Cullinan | #375

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #375 There’s nothing quite like setting out across the wild expanse of Alaska, the untamed savannas of Africa, or the outback of Australia. Adventuring is the spice of life, as Alan says; a…

Performance SUVs, Mid-Engine Corvette, 24 Hours of Le Mans | #374

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #374 We kick off the show with Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, and Dealer.com Executive Publisher, Karl Brauer, as we discuss the possibility of Alan selling his serial #8 Dodge Demon, Mid-Engine Corvette rumors,…

Ford Ranger, Autotrader, Airless Tires, and Car Reviews | #373

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #373 Can most people make full use of a one-ton dually pickup truck? Likely, the answer is no and we could go as far as to question how necessary a 1500 class truck…

Motorsports Recap, Auto News, Lexus and Cadillac Reviews | #372

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #372 Kicking off the show, Justice Brothers, Inc. President and CEO, Ed Justice, Jr., fills us in on the 2019 Indianapolis 500, Roger Penske’s 18th win at the age of 82, and how…

John Wick 3, Toyota GR Supra, Chevy Blazer, and Tesla | #371

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #371 Amazing, massive horsepower machines have become like Alan’s favorite food if he’d eaten it every day for the past 10 years. In short, Alan is… was having a hard time being turned…

BMW M850i, Toyota Supra, RODS, Motorsports, SUVs, Tariffs | #370

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #370 From race cars to vehicles with a bit of soul and on to a noble cause raising money for orphaned children with Down Syndrome, we’re covering a lot of ground on this…

Plug-In Hybrids, Rivian, Trucks, Hollywood Cars, and Auto News | #369

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #369 Alan was on a guest on a radio show in Los Angeles recently and he found it interesting how different their perspective on automotive news was from his. That’s not going to…

Corvette C8, Kia Telluride, Tesla, 4Runner, and Auto News | #368

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #368 From amazing car reviews to crushing automotive news, we’ve got you covered this week with all you need to know. Kicking off the show automotive journalist, BJ Killeen, discusses the limited capabilities…

NYIAS, Tesla, Ford, Rivian, ALL OUT Live, and Auto News | #367

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #367 While Alan was in New York providing the audience of  LIVE with Kelly and Ryan with rapid fire automotive information on exclusive debuts, the industry was awash with news. Alan also didn’t…

News, Test Drives, and Auto Week on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan | #366

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #366 Alan is slated to appear on ABC’s LIVE with Kelly and Ryan, April 15th through the 19th, ahead of the New York International Auto Show, which means we have tons of auto…

LIVE with Kelly and Ryan, Ferrari 488 Pista, Kia Telluride | #365

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #365 Alan will be on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan, April 15th through the 19th, and this year marks his 20th appearance on the show! Watch Alan unveil 20 of the newest cars…

Used Performance Cars for Under $20K, Mazda Miata, Kia Soul, and More! | #364

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #364 If you want performance, but you don’t want to spend an arm and a leg for it, tune in for some great tips and reviews. Kicking off the show, Autotrader Executive Editor,…

Mid-Engine Corvette, Luxurious Test Drives, and Auto News | #363

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #363 Horsepower, luxury, and value, what we love in cars here on THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor. We kick off the show with Executive Publisher for Kelley Blue Book, Autotrader, and Dealer.com, Karl…

Geneva Motor Show, Auto News, Dodge Charger AWD, and Kia Imagine | #362

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #362 If there’s one thing that the Swiss people are known for, it’s having a lot of money! Which is why it is fitting that the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) would showcase…

The Life of Enzo Ferrari, Richard Rawlings, and Auto News with BJ Killeen | #361

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #361 Periodically, a person is born who perseveres through the thick and thin to do great things. We pay homage to one such man with our first guest, industry veteran and author of…

Infiniti QX80, Jeep Gladiator, Motorsports, and Motoroso | #360

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #360 As Emperor Palpatine once said, “Good! Use your aggressive feelings, boy. Let the hate flow through you!” We might not be letting the dark side take control, but we are most definitely…

CAS Review, Demon vs Redeye, Viper Sale, and Collins Bros Jeep | #359

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #359 It seems like there’s big news coming out every week around this time of year due to the plethora of international car shows that are taking place, like the Chicago Auto Show…

Automotive Super Bowl Ads, Volvo S90, Brembo, and Motorsports | #358

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #358 From Super Bowl LIII ads to a good old fashioned set of brakes, we’ve got automotive news galore in this week’s episode. First up, we chat with automotive journalist, BJ Killeen, about…

Porsche, NAIAS, EVs, Ford GT Fiasco, NACTOY, Cadillac, and Tesla | #357

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #357 As January turns to February, the industry is awash with news, scandals, and car companies struggling to stake out their place. Starting off the show, Kelley Blue Book Director of Industry Insights, Michael…

Automotive and Tech Worlds Collide at CES 2019 | #356

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #356 Industry experts weigh in on the ever-blending automotive and technology worlds from the floor of CES 2019. First up, Ford Motor Company Executive Director of Connected Vehicle and Services, Don Butler, describes…

End of the Year Car Panoply and 2019 Preview | #355

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #355 It’s the last show of the year, and time to get everything out of our system! First, we chat with Collins Bros Jeep President and Owner, Dennis Collins, about the new Jeep…

The Shell Pioneering Performance Stage at SEMA 2018, Part 2 | #354

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #354 The action from the Shell Pioneering Performance Stage is back for our final episode of coverage from SEMA 2018. Among those affected by the string of hurricanes these past few years was…

Rivian, Subaru, Jeep, Porsche and Others Go Big at LA Auto Show | #353

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #353 While international auto shows start to wane, what is perhaps the most important exhibition in the largest automotive market in the world continues to stand strong. The Los Angeles Auto Show brought…

The Shell Pioneering Performance Stage at SEMA 2018, Part 1 | #352

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #352 We’re bringing you interviews with an all-star cast from the Shell Pioneering Performance Stage at SEMA 2018 in this action-packed episode of The DRIVE. Kicking things off, Meguiar’s President and Founder, Barry…

The Craftsman Garage at SEMA 2018 Part 2 | #351

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #351 We’re back with another week of coverage from the Craftsman Garage at SEMA 2018. First up, Wayne Carini from “Chasing Classic Cars” gives us his origin story and updates us on the shows status…

The Craftsman Garage at SEMA 2018 Part 1 | #350

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #350 Alan heads up the Craftsman Garage at SEMA 2018 as the automotive industry once again gathers in Las Vegas, Nevada to show of their latest innovations and new products. Up first, “Wheeler…

News From the Industry, 2018 Hyundai Sonata, and More! | #349

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #349 Our favorite automotive journalists and industry experts weigh in on a slew of news in this power-packed episode of the THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor. First up, Kelley Blue Book Executive Publisher,…

Hellcrate Jeep Wrangler at SEMA, V8s, Kia Forte, and Burt Reynolds | #348

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #348 Sometimes the fact that an engine is powerful isn’t enough. You want to feel its strength and hear its roar! That’s why Alan loves a great V8 block. As the 2018 SEMA…

Formula E, Jaguar E-Pace, Manual Transmissions, and Trade Wars | #347

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #347 The auto industry is advancing at a rapid pace, implementing new safety and entertainment technologies and upgrading existing systems; but where the auto gods giveth, the auto gods taketh away. Is the…

‘Wheeler Dealers’, NASCAR, Chevrolet Silverado, and Brembo | #346

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #346 We’ve got another fun-filled week of THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor featuring Mike Brewer and Ant Anstead from ‘Wheeler Dealers‘, Steven Cole Smith, and Dan Sandberg of Brembo Brakes. First off, ‘Wheeler…

Rideshare, Hybrids and Electrics, Flood Damage, Tailgating, and Upcoming Events | #345

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #345 Autotrader Executive Editor, Brian Moody, brings us the latest advice and reviews from the site to keep us in the automotive loop, on this episode of The DRIVE with Alan Taylor. First off,…

Iron Resurrection, Shift Industries, BMW X6 M, and More! | #344

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #344 We’re back in the saddle for another car-crazy week of THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor. Kicking off the show, Joe Martin, host of popular Velocity reality television series, “Iron Resurrection”, says he…

2018 J.D. Power Consumer Studies, Auto News, and Test Drives | #343

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | #343 The auto industry is like a fine wine, it gets better with age. First, J.D. Power Vice President of Global Automotive, Dave Sargent, reports on the results of their 2018 US APEAL Study,…

Monterey Car Week from Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2018 | #342

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | #342 Monterey Car Week was in full swing last weekend, and Alan sat down with some of the best guys the car hobby has to offer at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. First off, Justice…

Craftsman Launch, Fisker Inc., Motorz Project, and Monterey Car Week | #341

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | #341 Monterey Car Week is fast approaching and promises to bring us the sexiest, classiest, hottest cars of the year in a slew of amazing events. First, Hollywood Car Consultant, Josh Hancock of JoshCAR,…

Mustang Bullitt, Regenerative Braking, and Brian France’s DUI | #340

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | #340 They really don’t make any bad vehicles these days and luckily our favorite automotive experts help us narrow down the right car for us. We begin the show with automotive journalist, BJ Killeen,…

Goodwood Festival of Speed, Hyundai Sonata Eco, and Chevy Traverse | #339

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | #339 Are you ready to have your senses teased by the latest automotive news? We begin the show with Karl Brauer, Executive Publisher of Kelley Blue Book, who just attended the Goodwood Festival of…

Volvo’s New Factory, Affordable Cars to Insure, and Mitsubishi Mirage GT | #338

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | #338 Whether you’re looking for an affordable car, a car show to attend or the latest auto reviews – we’ve got it all. Executive editor of Autotrader, Brian Moody, joins us to talk about…

24 Hours of Le Mans, J.D. Power Initial Quality, and 2018 Range Rover HSE | #337

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | #337 Being an automotive journalist is an exciting way to live and we get to talk with our favorites that have nothing short of amazing stories to tell us. Ed Justice, Jr. starts the…

John Oates 356 Porsche, 2018 Ford Expedition, and Depreciating Cars in 2018 | #336

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | #336 Horsepower, groovin’ tunes, and the open road sound like the perfect day in many gearheads’ minds. We are fortunate enough to begin the show with John Oates of Hall & Oates, who is…

Mark Reuss’ Crash, FCA’s Five Year Plan, and Best Fuel Sippers | #335

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | #335 It’s time to talk cars and we catch up with some of our favorites from the automotive industry. We begin the show with automotive journalist, BJ Killeen, who explains Mark Reuss’ recent crash…

2018 Land Rover Discovery, The Bandit Run, and Tesla | #334

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | #334 Automobiles just keeping wowing us with their advances in technology and innovative designs. Automotive journalist, George Kennedy, joins us to review the 2018 Land Rover Discovery and he was impressed. He got behind…

2018 AMCI Global Trusted Brands, DriveShare, and Indy 500 | #333

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | #333 In a world with endless options, how is it possible for us to choose just one car? Well, thankful there are companies out there that are trying to make these tough decisions easy….

Rolls-Royce Cullinan, Superformance Ford GT, and 2019 Ram 1500 | #332

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | #332 Rides for everyone! As it turns out, manufacturers are going out of their way to make sure they have a different car for multiple walks of life. Hollywood car consultant, Josh Hancock, discusses…

Ford Raptor, Hellcrates, and Haultail | #331

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #331 We begin the hour with the ultimate fun-haver and World Champion Drifter, Vaughn Gittin, Jr. who recently got the opportunity to test drive the new Ford Raptor. Raving about its ability, Vaughn…

Kia Stinger GT, Silvercar App, and Acura NSX | #330

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #330 Performance, utility, and economy – automotive manufacturers are going above and beyond to exceed consumer expectations. We begin with the perfect example: automotive journalist, George Kennedy, shares his drive experience in the…

JDM Legends, Ford Discontinues Cars, and 2019 VW Jetta | #329

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #329 Every gearhead has their favorite ride, be it American, Italian, or otherwise. Host of JDM Legends, Eric Bizek, gives us the rundown on his new show that will be featured on the…

Special Show from Cars at the Capital | #328

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #328 It’s been called ‘America’s smallest automobile museum’ and it sits in the middle of the National Mall for one month every year. Created in 2014, Cars at the Capital, organized by the…

Wheeler Dealers, Honcker, and Must Drive Cars | #327

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #327 OEMs are making it increasingly difficult to decide on a favorite car – they’re all so well designed! Our experts reveal their top contenders for 2018, and we get an update on…

Live from the 2018 New York International Auto Show | #326

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #326 Broadcasting from the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), we get up to speed on the latest and greatest rides hitting the market. We begin the hour with Joy Falotico of the…

Jet Power, Black Mountain Jeep, and Dodge Charger GT | #325

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #325 Speed, horsepower, braking capability, and handling all make up that beautiful experience we call driving. Innovations in the automotive industry have helped designers capture and create amazing machines. This week, we dive…

Trackhawk, Bentayga, Prius Prime and More | #324

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #324 Car show season is hopping, and we are right in the middle of the Geneva International Motor Show. Karl Brauer, Executive Publisher of Kelley Blue Book, discusses the relevance of the Geneva…

BMW 5 Series, Roadie, and Daytona 500 | #323

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #323 The automotive industry is always keeping us on our toes and this week is no different. We begin the show with automotive journalist, George Kennedy, to hear about the Women’s Motormouth event…

Dependability, CAFE Standards, and Gas Tax | #322

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #322 “Oh, the places you’ll go,” as the famous writer, Dr. Seuss, would say. Cars don’t only get us where we need to go, they play a big role in our daily lives….

Chassis, Chicago Auto Show, Lincoln Navigator, and More | #321

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #321 Reviews of excellent craftsmanship spread like wildfire, especially in the automotive industry. A quality build equals safety, longevity, and stellar performance; car buyers are ready to throw down extra dough for a…

We Love Dodge, Brembo and Haynes Repair Manuals | #320

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #320 It’s February already and there are less than two months until the New York International Auto Show and Alan’s annual appearance on  ABC’s ‘LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan’. As the excitement builds,…

News from Barrett-Jackson and NAIAS | #319

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #319 It’s been a wild month for Alan, and we catch up with him after his recent trip to Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale and the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). We begin the hour…

Live from CES 2018 | #318

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #318 Technology plays an extremely large role in the automotive industry which was readily apparent at CES 2018. We begin the show with Bob Starr of Yamaha Motor Corporation who explains their gesture…

NAIAS, CES, Dodge Demon, and THE EXORCIST | #317

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #317 It’s a new year, and Alan is gearing up for a month of some of the big trade shows; CES, North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), and Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale are just around…

New Models, Electronic Brakes, and NACTOY | #316

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #316 The last episode of the year gears us up for the shifts in the automotive industry for 2018. We begin the show with automotive journalist, BJ Killeen, who reviews the new Lincoln…

Winter Driving, 2018 Car Reviews, and Autonomous Cars | #315

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #315 The new year is rapidly approaching and that means that the 2018 models are hitting the roads. We begin the hour with automotive journalist, BJ Killeen, who reviews the Chevrolet Equinox and…

LA Auto Show, Kia Stinger, and 2018 Jeep Wrangler | #314

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #314 Alan is back from his insane month of traveling; we catch up with some of our favorite contributors. We begin the hour with JoshCAR Hollywood Car Consultant, Josh Hancock, who shares his…

Live from the Craftsman Garage Pt. 3 | #312

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #312 The Craftsman Garage was such a blast at the 2017 SEMA Show, and we just can’t get enough of these great interviews. We begin the hour with Dave Kindig, Host of Bitchin’ Rides,…

“Live on Stage” Shell Interviews from SEMA 2017 Pt. 3 | #313

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #313 It was such a pleasure to interview some of the heads of the automotive aftermarket industry at the Shell Pioneering Performance “Live on Stage” Experience. We begin this episode with the Chairman…

2017 SEMA Battle of the Builders Winner: Troy Trepanier

The Velocity Network has been airing SEMA’s Battle of the Builders since 2015 and it gives car enthusiasts the opportunity to see what really goes into these competition rides. The designers have the opportunity to share their journey, through film and…

“Live on Stage” Shell Interviews from SEMA 2017 Pt. 2 | #311

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #311 More interviews from the Shell Pioneering Performance “Live on Stage” Experience are here, and our special guests catch us up to speed. We begin the show with Dan Sandberg, President of Brembo…

Live from the Craftsman Garage at the 2017 SEMA Show Pt. 2 | #310

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #310 We are back with interviews from the 2017 SEMA Show that we will be rolling out over the next few weeks. First up, live from the Craftsman Garage, we chat with the…

“Live on Stage” Shell Interviews at SEMA 2017 Pt. 1 | #309

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #309 A wealth of automotive knowledge is very present at the SEMA show every year. The Shell Pioneering Performance “Live on Stage” Experience played host to some of the greats in the industry….

LIVE from Craftsman Garage at the 2017 SEMA Show: Pt. 1 | #308

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #308 The Las Vegas Convention Center was bustling with automotive enthusiasts for the 2017 SEMA Show. We got the chance to catch up with some of the car celebrities from Discovery and Velocity…

Building Excitement for SEMA 2017, Plus New Car Reviews | #307

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #307 Anticipation ramps up for the 2017 SEMA Show, which is just around the corner. We chat with industry experts about what they will be displaying at the event. Catch the latest on…

Automotive Industry Impressing Consumers One Car at a Time | #306

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #306 We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – they don’t really make a bad car nowadays. Technology has changed the way we look at our cars, and manufacturers are stepping…

Aston Martin Vanquish S, Savior of Sedans, and More | #305

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #305 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…

Care by Volvo, Bitchin’ Rides, and Autonomous Cars | #304

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #304 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….

Breakdowns, Travel Tips, Infiniti QX30, and More | #303

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #303 How can you prepare for the era of mobility? Automotive journalist BJ Killeen shares tips on what to do when you break down in a heavily trafficked area. She also discusses the…

Jeep Trackhawk Drive Experience, Flood Cars, and More | #302

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #302 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…

Volvo’s Autonomous Promise, Toyota C-HR, and More | #301

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #301 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…

Live from Monterey Car Week | #300

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #300 One-of-a-kind rides from all over the world cruise into town for Monterey Car Week. There is never a dull moment once the cars arrive, and you can even walk out of a…

Monterey Car Week, NASCAR, and Discontinued Rides | #299

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…

LIVE from Reno’s Hot August Nights 2017 | #298

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #298 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…

All-Electric B1, Fisker Emotion, and the Definition of Luxury | #297

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #297 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 battery power increases. We begin the hour…

Automotive Genius at its Finest and Priciest | #296

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #296 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,…

Aston Martin Valkyrie, Sales of EV Cars, Dodge Demon and More | #295

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #295 Whether you’re into muscle, horsepower, electric vehicles, or even celebrity car guys, we’ve got a little something for every gearhead. Automotive journalist BJ Killeen reviews the luxurious 2018 Lincoln Navigator and tells…

Tesla Model 3, Saleen Mustangs, Brembo Brakes and More | #294

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #294 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…

Modern Galmping, Cars of Cuba, and Future Travel Laws | #293

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #293 We begin the hour chatting about the wonderful world of RVing, and BJ Killeen describes her idea of ‘roughing it’. BJ also reviews the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan that is larger than the previous…

Barrett-Jackson, Hot August Nights, NASCAR, and Apex Motor Club | #292

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #292 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 Reviews, Hollywood Rides, and Safety Features | #291

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #291 Alan is back from a trip to Spain and he’s ready to talk cars. Autotrader’s Brian Moody was Alan’s test drive co-pilot across the sea, and they review the 2017 Volvo XC60. Brian…

Indianapolis 500, 24 Hours of LeMons, Audi R8 V10, and More | #290

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #290 From wrecks at the Indianapolis 500 to sexy supercar reviews, this episode is full of excitement! We hear from CEO of Justice Brothers, Ed Justice, Jr., about his exciting experience at the…

No More Minivans, Mark Fields Retires, and a Little Movie Magic | #289

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #289 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…

Favorite Track Cars, Ride n’ Drive Reviews, and The Sunday Drive | #288

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #288 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…

Advances in Auto Tech, New Car Reviews, and Future Motorsports | #287

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #287 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,…

Exploring Supercars: Alfa Romeo Giulia, Ford GT and McLaren 720S | #286

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,…

Next Generation Car Lovers Enjoy Passion-Fused Tech and Horsepower | #285

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #285 The next generation of car lovers has arrived and it’s in the hands of the industry experts to help them tame their passion. We begin the first hour with Tony Bowie, who…

Autonomous Cars, Late Model Test Drives, Dodge Demon Hype and More | #284

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #284 BJ Killeen shares some knowledge about the recent accident involving an autonomous Uber vehicle, and while it was determined that human error was involved, the cities that are allowing these test cars without…

CAFE Standards, Car-centric Movies, Long Term Test Drives and More | #283

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #283 This episode is packed with automotive genius and we hear from the experts that are out in the field of this ever-evolving industry. Autoblog’s Michael Austin shares his experience from the Geneva…

Auto Industry Strives for Efficiency, NASCAR News, and Geneva Motor Show | #282

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #282 The automotive world is changing around every corner and luckily, we get to hear from some of the big names in the industry to help make sense of it all. Professional stock…

From the Lap of Luxury to Driving in Extreme Conditions | #281

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #281 There are car guys and girls all over the world and today we hear from some of our favorites. At the top of the hour, we’re on the line with Canadian automotive…

Performance Car Reviews, Top Hybrids, NASCAR News and Upcoming Events | #280

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #280 The ins and outs of the automotive industry have become slightly more in-depth and we love chatting with out experts to stay up to date on all the changes. Steven Cole Smith…

Heavy Competition in Automotive Industry Yields Stunning Innovations | #279

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #279 Designers, engineers, and aftermarket customizers must constantly reimagine how we think of cars. Some of our favorite experts, Kelley Blue Book’s Karl Brauer and BJ Killeen, sound off on recent late model test drives. Then,…

New Car Test Drives, Off-Road Cruises and Autonomous Car Innovations | #278

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #278 Keeping up with the Jones’ of the automotive industry is not as easy as you would think. Fear not because we have the tools you will need to stay ahead of the game….

Bucket-List Alert: 2017 Barrett-Jackson Car Auction Scottsdale, Arizona | #277

Bucket-List Alert: 2017 Barrett-Jackson Car Auction Scottsdale, Arizona | #277

Being an automotive enthusiast is about two things: the cars and the people. OEMs are constantly improving vehicles, and using their resources to help build strong communities. We’re broadcasting from the Shell Pioneering Performance Stage at the Barrett-Jackson collector car auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. Tune in for a behind-the-scenes look at this bucket-list event.

A Month Long Road Trip: SEMA, NAIAS, Barrett-Jackson and More | #276

A Month Long Road Trip: SEMA, NAIAS, Barrett-Jackson and More | #276

A month on the road has taken Alan to some great trade shows! We catch up with Motorz TV host, Chris Duke, to review the Ford F-150 Raptor and Volkswagen Dune. BJ Killeen and Josh Hancock discuss new rides hitting the market including the Kia Niro Hybrid. Then, Kelley Blue Book’s Karl Brauer considers challenges of classifying late model cars. The gang also throws out some guesses on what the new Dodge Demon will look and drive like.

Cars & Community at 2016 SEMA on the Shell Pioneering Performance Stage | #275

Cars and Community at SEMA on Shell Pioneering Performance Stage | #275

The car industry is a passionate community of gearheads! Perhaps one of the best showcases of car-fandome is the SEMA Show is Las Vegas. On the Shell Pioneering Performance Stage we talk with inspiring contributors to this wonderful hobby; head engineers, designers, renovators, car experts, athletes and enthusiasts share their personal journeys – all fueled by the love for cars!

New Innovations at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit | #274

New Innovations at the 2017 North American International Auto Show | #274

At the 2017 North American International Auto Show, we get up to speed with top companies of the automotive industry. Technology is changing at an alarming rate and many exciting innovations are on the rise. We explore the bleeding-edge tech surrounding autonomous cars, review the future of safety features, get the inside scoop on car of the year, and define the new car landscape.

SEMA 2016 Might Just Be Automotive Aftermarket Heaven | #273

SEMA 2016 Just Might Be Auto Aftermarket Heaven | #273

On the Shell Pioneering Stage at SEMA 2016, we dive into the brains of world record breakers, phenomenal artists, and brilliant designers. With innovation at the forefront, new products hitting floors will blow your mind! From bringing back classic art of CARtoons, to legends of race history, the industry is transforming while also honoring its past, it’s time to turn up that dial and discover aftermarket glory.

Auto Industry Elite Talk Aftermarket Trends at SEMA 2016 | #262

Auto Industry Elite Talk Aftermarket Trends at SEMA 2016 | #272

Covering SEMA 2016 from the Shell Pioneering Performance Stage, we speak with the heads of the automotive industry. With stunning classics, customs, and concepts galore, the automotive aftermarket it alive and well. We explore new trends, innovative ideas, charitable programs, and tried and true brands. There is a little something for every kind of car lover at this show!

National RV Trade Show 2016 | #271

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #271 Coming to you from the National RV Trade Show in Louisville, KY, Alan is covering industry leading campers, trailers, 5th wheels, cab-overs, toy haulers, motorhomes and teardrop trailers. Be sure to check…

SEMA 2016: Customized Performance | #270

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #270 Amazing builds, stunning products, and your favorite automotive experts; SEMA brings it all and more! This week, we’re bringing you exclusive interviews from the Shell Pioneering Performance Stage. [00:00:00] The New Hall…

A Look Back on a Great Year | #269

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #269 What a great year it’s been! It’s hard to believe we’re already on our last live show of 2016. We’re ready to go out with a bang, interviewing the CEOs of some…

SEMA 2016: Building a Community | #268

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #268 We’ve got even more content from our incredible week at SEMA! This episode we hear from Sung Kang about Project Underdog, Gene Winfield on his early drag racing days, and so many…

LA International Auto Show | #267

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #267 There’s so much happening at the LA International Auto Show, we’re having trouble keeping up! Luckily, we’ve lined up plenty of amazing guests from all of the top car companies who can…

SEMA 2016: Pedal-to-the-Metal Performance | #266

THE DRIVE with Alan Taylor | Episode #266 It’s time for round two of our SEMA 2016 coverage at the Shell Pioneering Performance Pavilion with special guest co-host, Jeff Allen of the “Skidmarks Show”. Notable guests this week include: Shawn…