Category: Car Stuff Podcast

Podcast: 2020 Acura RDX and the Chicago Auto Show

Podcast: 2020 Acura RDX and the Chicago Auto Show
As some automakers try to move away from touch screens to help drivers stay focused on the road, each automaker has its own solution. On this week’s podcast, we look at Acura’s solution — the True Touchpad and take a look at the 2020 Acura RDX, this week’s #cardujour. A big portion of our show,... Read more »

Podcast: Jeep plug-in hybrids, Hyundai Palisade and Toyota Supra

This week on the Consumer Guide Automotive Car Stuff podcast,  we take another look at the Hyundai Palisade #cardujour and discuss an interesting bit of news: Jeep introduced three plug-in hybrids this past week at CES. We also had an in-studio guest, Paul Herrold, chief editor of Sons of Speed, who talks about why people... Read more »

Podcast: Discussing the Genesis G70 and busting electric car myths

Podcast: Discussing the Genesis G70 and busting electric car myths
My nickname for the Genesis G70 is “3 Series Killer.” In this week’s podcast we talk about why this vehicle from Genesis is so great and how it stacks up against the BMW M340i, which we discussed a few weeks ago. We also talked with John Voelcker, former editor-in-chief and current principle contributor to greencarreports.com, who... Read more »
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Podcast: 2020 Mazda CX-30, Mustang Bullitt Auction

Podcast: 2020 Mazda CX-30, Mustang Bullitt Auction
In this week’s episode, we take a look at the all-new 2020 Mazda CX-30, a compact SUV that slots between the CX-3 and CX-5. The review will be posted later this week, but the overall gist is: Mazda has done a really nice job with this all-new vehicle. Our guest this week was John Kraman, lead... Read more »

Podcast: 2020 Hyundai Sonata and Lincoln 'Phone As Key'

Podcast: 2020 Hyundai Sonata and Lincoln 'Phone As Key'
In this week’s episode, we first discuss the all-new Hyundai Sonata, which enter its 8th generation for 2020. It gets a technology and design overhaul, and the ride and handling are much improved. Overall, I really liked the new Sonata, but I’m still trying to decide how I feel about the new headlight treatment. We also... Read more »

Podcast: Tesla Cybertruck, BMW M340i test car and Best Buys

Podcast: Tesla Cybertruck, BMW M340i test car and Best Buys
The bulk of the show this week is discussing the Consumer Guide “Best Buys.” The editors look at every vehicle category and pick the best vehicle to buy based on value and test drives. They have a solid list for the 2020 model year, and if you’re even considering buying a new car, you’ll want to... Read more »
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Podcast: The Ford Mustang Mach-E and other LA Auto Show stuff

Podcast: The Ford Mustang Mach-E and other LA Auto Show stuff
This week on the podcast it was all things LA Auto Show, and my co-hosts Tom Appel and Damon Bell carry the bulk of the show, since I was calling in from LA. We spend a significant amount of time discussing the reveal of the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E. While the vehicle itself is pretty... Read more »

Podcast: Nissan Versa, Toyota Camry AWD and Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel

Podcast: Nissan Versa, Toyota Camry AWD and Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel
I mentioned on my Drive, She Said Facebook page a couple weeks ago that I’d be joining the guys at Consumer Guide Automotive as a co-host on their Car Stuff Podcast. I made my debut last week, discussing my Nissan Versa test car (love it), the fact that Toyota is giving Camry and Avalon all-wheel... Read more »