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Ram is “Built To Serve”, What You Need To Know Before Firing Up That Vehicle That’s Been Sitting For Months, And Range Rover Goes Golden - 6-27-2020

Ram is “Built To Serve”, What You Need To Know Before Firing Up That Vehicle That’s Been Sitting For Months, And Range Rover Goes Golden - 6-27-2020

June 29, 2020

Topics for Nik Miles and Truck Girl Jen:

  • Ram introduces their Built To Serve edition for their trucks. Ram's Mike Koval joins us with the details
  • The biggest family member of the MINI model family is back! BMW's Pat McKenna has everything you need to know about the new Countryman
  • Jeff Zurschmeide has your tips and tricks for getting that car that's been sitting for months back in tip top shape
  • Buick's Rob Peterson stops in to share the latest and greatest on the Encore GX
  • Range Rover's Joe Stauble is in a celebratory mood, as the company is celebrating their Golden Jubilee, 50 YEARS of quality vehicles
  • Is Volkswagen on schedule with the release of the ID.3 in Europe? Will sales start on Volvo's Polestar 2 in China this week? All these questions and more for our own Anton Wahlman as he runs down our automotive news
  • Ford announces what they call their "Toughest, most productive" F-150 ever. Our own Perry Stern stops by to give his take
  • Nik took to the streets this week in the Jeep Gladiator Mojave, hear what his thoughts were on it right now!
The Toyota Supra Is BACK, And Our List Of The Best Small SUVs For About $25,000 - 6/20/2020

The Toyota Supra Is BACK, And Our List Of The Best Small SUVs For About $25,000 - 6/20/2020

June 22, 2020

Today's topics for Nik Miles and Truck Girl Jen

  • Volkswagen's Mark Gillies brings us the scoop on the 2020 Jetta
  • Do you have problems both giving, and receiving navigational directions? Well Nik's favorite app What3Words could be a godsend. CEO and Co-Founder Chris Sheldrick stops by the studio to discuss
  • Toyota's Nick Miller celebrates the return of the Supra, and something is coming to the car that's NEVER been there before
  • A listener wanted to know what the best small SUV for 25K was, so we run down our favorite options
  • People have been staying at home.... but for some, that doesn't mean they're staying still. Mike Caudill joins us to talk about a rise in RV sales
  • Nissan's Jannelle Grigsby has everything you'd need to know about the all new 2021 Rogue
  • Remember that Tesla pickup truck? Well, Nikola has announced a new partnership when it comes to the new vehicle. Anton Wahlman has that and more as we run down the weeks news
  • Did you pre-order a Ford Mustang Mach-E? Check your email, because Mustang's Lisa Teed says another step towards having one in your driveway lies in your inbox
  • Nik cruised around town in the Nissan Murano this week, what are you test driving?
Volvo’s New Training Program For Vets, New Options From Ford, Mercedes, and Toyota, And Checking In With JD Power On COVID-19 Impacts - 6-6-2020

Volvo’s New Training Program For Vets, New Options From Ford, Mercedes, and Toyota, And Checking In With JD Power On COVID-19 Impacts - 6-6-2020

June 8, 2020

Topics for Nik Miles and Truck Girl Jen:

  • Volvo Senior Manager Jeffrey Jennings tells us how they are going the extra mile for our Veterans
  • Ford's Craig Patterson has the latest and greatest on the Edge ST-Line
  • Toyota's Adam Lovelady has the details on the all new Sienna
  • What combines both sport and individuality? How about the AMG E53 Coupe and Cabriolet? Mercedes's Brian Cotter fills you in
  • JD Power's VP of Data and Analytics Tyson Jominy joins us with monthly numbers and the effects on the Coronavirus on the auto industry
  • Tesla's market shares for April are in, Ford will be unveiling the new F-150, but when? How are electric vehicles faring abroad? Anton Wahlman has all the answers
  • Nik drove around in style this week, just didn't go very far in the Lamborghini EVO Huracan, he also cruised around town in the BMW M8 Carbon Convertible and the Volkswagen Tiguan
The Nissan Sentra Brings Home Some Hardware, Taking A Look A The 2021 Special Edition Toyota Prius, And Running Down The Details On The VW Golf GTI - 5-23-2020

The Nissan Sentra Brings Home Some Hardware, Taking A Look A The 2021 Special Edition Toyota Prius, And Running Down The Details On The VW Golf GTI - 5-23-2020

May 25, 2020

Topics for Nik Miles and Truck Girl Jen:

  • Nissan's Heather Jimenez tells us about a new award for the Sentra
  • Ford closes a plant after two workers test positive for Covid-19, and Hertz declares for bankruptcy
  • The Toyota Prius celebrates a birthday with a special Anniversary Edition. Toyota's Regina Davis has the details
  • Volkswagen's Mark Gillies stops by with everything you need to know about the 2020 Golf GTI
  • Kia's James Bell gives us a "State of the Union" on how things have been going at Kia over the last couple of months
  • From new stringent fuel economy rules, to GMC teasing a glass sky roof for the new Hummer, Anton Wahlman has all your latest news updates
  • In Nik's driveway this week was the A220 Mercedes AMG, along with the LX Lexus
What’s One Of The Best Cars For College Graduates? Also, Checking In With J.D. Power On Overall Car Sales - 5-16-2020

What’s One Of The Best Cars For College Graduates? Also, Checking In With J.D. Power On Overall Car Sales - 5-16-2020

May 18, 2020

Topics for Nik Miles and Truck Girl Jen:

  • We have the details on the 2021 Kia Sentos, recently named one of the top 10 cars for college grads by AutoTrader
  • Stamps are going DIGITAL?
  • Hyundai's Michael Evanoff has everything you need to know about the 2020 Venue
  • J.D. Power's Tyson Jominy runs down the latest numbers on just how many Americans have been buying cars, and what it means for the market as a whole
  • Nissan's Parul Bajaj wants you to get creative with their #DrawDrawDraw social project
  • Anton Wahlman reports on if the overall sales slump could result in lower electric vehicle mandates, and what Volkswagen has started pre-production on
  • It was Toyota Supra day at Our Auto Expert, as Nik and Jen cruised to the studio each in a Supra, both the GR Supra 2.0 (their first 4 cylinder Turbo model Supra) and the 3.0
Honda Begins Ventilator Part Production, One Of Jen’s Favorite Car Cleaning Products, And Taking A Look At New The Audi E-Tron - 5/9/2008

Honda Begins Ventilator Part Production, One Of Jen’s Favorite Car Cleaning Products, And Taking A Look At New The Audi E-Tron - 5/9/2008

May 11, 2020

Topics for Nik Miles and Truck Girl Jen:

  • Honda's Marcos Frommer tells us how their Marysville plant has started producing parts for ventilators, with Dynaflow
  • Have you ever used a Clay Bar to clean your car? Jim Dvorak from Mothers Polishes, Waxes, and Cleaners stops by the show to tell you why you need their product in your garage
  • Audi Product Manager Matthew Mostafaei has all the details on their new E-Tron
  • Anton Wahlman joins us to chat about Tesla moving from California to Texas, and the lawsuit that Tesla has filed against California, and why he is doing it
  • In Nik's driveway this week was the Buick Enclave and Hyundai Veloster
The V-Series Is BACK From Cadillac… And When You Hear “Volkswagen”, You Might Think German Engineering, But Not With This SUV! - 5-2-2020

The V-Series Is BACK From Cadillac… And When You Hear “Volkswagen”, You Might Think German Engineering, But Not With This SUV! - 5-2-2020

May 4, 2020

Topics for Nik Miles and Truck Girl Jen:

  • FCA has added new features to the new U-Connect 5 system, and we have the Chief Designer of User Experience Vince Galante on to tell us all about it
  • Cadillac's Ken Kornas has all the details on the return of the "V" in their CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing
  • Volkswagen's Mark Gilles has the SEVEN reasons that their SUV, The Atlas, is All-American
  • Chris Mosco from Ford tells us how they have brought style AND substance to their small SUV, the Escape
  • Elon Musk says he will sell all of his possessions! Anton Wahlman joins us to tell us what the Tesla CEO's latest tweets mean for the company, as well as what the status is for auto-manufacturers wanting to reopen in the wake of the worldwide pandemic
  • Speaking of Volkswagen's Atlas, Nik drove that around this week, as well as the BMW 228i Coupe
Nik Celebrates His Birthday With An Iconic Ford, Checking In On One Of Our Favorites From Range Rover - 4-25-2020

Nik Celebrates His Birthday With An Iconic Ford, Checking In On One Of Our Favorites From Range Rover - 4-25-2020

April 28, 2020

Topics for Nik Miles and Truck Girl Jen:

  • Ford Historian Ted Ryan talks about the 56th birthday of the Mustang
  • FCA's Brian Spohn, otherwise known as the "Father of ETorque" joins us to break down the meaning of "electrification" in the Auto Industry
  • Volkswagen has hit a MAJOR milestone when it comes to the Tiguan. VW's Mark Gilles has the details
  • Range Rover has announced the Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition, and Range Rover Head of Planning Rob Filipovic has everything you need to know about one of Nik's favorite automobiles
  • Tesla loses its subsidy in China, and Kia has confirmed 300-mile range BEV Crossover in the USA. Anton Wahlman has these stories and more in today's show
  • In Nik's driveway this week were the BMW X5M Competition, as well as the Toyota Highlander
4-18-2020 - Nik Is Giddy Over BMW’s New Motorcycle, And Getting All The Info On The Chevrolet Traverse

4-18-2020 - Nik Is Giddy Over BMW’s New Motorcycle, And Getting All The Info On The Chevrolet Traverse

April 19, 2020

Topics for Nik Miles and Truck Girl Jen:

  • General Motors Shad Balch shares the latest on the Chevrolet Traverse
  • Chris Reeves, General Manager of University Mazda in Seattle tells us how the Mazda Essential Car Car program is helping those of us who are on the fighting lines of the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • BMW unveils their new motorcycle, the R 18, and Nik tells BMW's Vincent Kung what he is willing to give up for it
  • Anton Wahlman has the latest on how the worldwide economic downturn has impacted international car companies, and how rental car companies are looking to keep their heads above water
  • In Nik's driveway this week, he had the Mazda MX5 and strolled in to the studio in the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
4-11-2020 - Taking A Look At The Polestar Concept Precept, And Some Big News Out Of Mini Takes The States

4-11-2020 - Taking A Look At The Polestar Concept Precept, And Some Big News Out Of Mini Takes The States

April 12, 2020

Today's topics for Nik Miles and Truck Girl Jen:

  • Polestar has come up with a creative angle when it comes to interiors with the new Precept
  • Hyundai's Michael Evanoff has everything you need to know about their new 2021 Sonata HEV
  • Mini Takes The States has been delayed, and Michael Peyton from Mini tells us why
  • Mark Trostle brings us the latest on FCA's Drive for Design
  • Anton Wahlman has all your news, including Nevada closing car dealerships, and discrepancies in European car sales
  • Truck Girl Jen actually drives a truck in to work, specifically the Nissan Titan, while Nik cruises to the station in the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid