Our Auto Expert
Unpacking The Consumer Electronics Show, Getting Our First Look At The 2022 Nissan Pathfinder, And Significant Upgrades To The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon - 2-27-2021

Unpacking The Consumer Electronics Show, Getting Our First Look At The 2022 Nissan Pathfinder, And Significant Upgrades To The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon - 2-27-2021

March 1, 2021

Topics for Nik Miles and Truck Girl Jen:

  • Technology writer Myriam Joire calls in to help us unpack everything new out of CES
  • Nissan's Vishnu Jayamohan brings us everything we need to know about the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder
  • MINI Department Head Patrick McKenna unpacks the 2021 lineup, pricing, and equipment updates, the same day that Nik cruised to the studio in a MINI Cooper S
  • Thea Toney with Ford's EV Department compares the new Mach-E against other electric vehicles. 
  • New tech and sharper designs are on the way to Volkswagen's Arteon. VW's Mark Gilles gives us the lowdown
  • Anton Wahlman stops by with the latest on automotive news across the globe, including updates on how European electric car registrations are doing, and how inflation in component costs will be felt in your wallet
  • Our Auto Expert's Perry Stern gives his opinion of the Dodge Durango Hellcat
The “Big In-Car Cinema” Is Coming To Your Drivers Seat, And The First SUV From Genesis Is Coming This Year - 1-16-2021

The “Big In-Car Cinema” Is Coming To Your Drivers Seat, And The First SUV From Genesis Is Coming This Year - 1-16-2021

January 19, 2021

Topics for Nik Miles and Truck Girl Jen:

  • Volvo's Russell Datz has all the details you need to know about the 2021 XC90 Recharge T8 Inscription
  • Talking MINIs with the owner of LAP Motorsports, Luis Perocarpi
  • Nik and Jen chat about what is to come from Alfa Romeo, and the evolution of the Presidential Limousine
  • Genesis is pushing the limits of style and performance with their first ever SUV. Genesis's Jarred Pellat has all the details
  • EQS is revolutionizing your dashboard. EQS's Jim Edwards tells you how
  • Anton Wahlman has your news update from across the pond, from Tesla sales declining in Europe, but the European electric vehicle market is growing. He tells us why
  • Perry Stern gives us the latest news on the Ford Mustang Mach-E
  • Nik went full electric this week, taking to the streets in the Polestar 2
A Rare Opportunity To Talk With The Owner Of Championship Level Motorsports Teams, The Dodge Durango Lineup Has Been Unveiled, And The 2021 Mercedes-Benz E 450

A Rare Opportunity To Talk With The Owner Of Championship Level Motorsports Teams, The Dodge Durango Lineup Has Been Unveiled, And The 2021 Mercedes-Benz E 450

December 8, 2020

Topics for Nik Miles and Truck Girl Jen:

  • We get to chat with the Team Owner and MINI RACER of LAP Motorsports, Luis Perocarpi
  • Dodge Durango's Paul Tyll takes is through the 2021 Durango line up one by one
  • Lauren Harris is with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, and has all the details on the 2021 E 450
  • It's the best selling pickup truck for over 40 years, so you know we have to unpack the 2021 Ford F-150 with Ford's Travis Calhoun
  • Mike Caudill unpacks his four days in Detroit for SEMA AUTOS
  • Anton Wahlman has the latest on automotive news, both in the U.S. and abroad
“Nightshade” Comes To Toyota, Taking A Look At The New Nissan Rogue, And A Couple Special Editions Come To The MINI Cooper Lineup - 11-14-2020

“Nightshade” Comes To Toyota, Taking A Look At The New Nissan Rogue, And A Couple Special Editions Come To The MINI Cooper Lineup - 11-14-2020

November 16, 2020

Topics for Nik Miles and Truck Girl Jen:

  • Toyota's Rommel Momen tells us what is new with the 2021 Toyota C-HR
  • Our own Mike Caudill tells us about a few recent programs launched by manufacturers
  • Nissan's Vice President of the West Region Shawn Mirabel gives us an inside look in to the 2021 Nissan Rogue
  • J.D. Power's Tyson Jominy joins us for our monthly look in the latest sales and predictions in the auto industry
  • Special Editions are on the way for the MINI Cooper 1499GT, and Ishaan Khatri joins us with all the details
  • Anton Wahlman stops by for a look at the battery-electric vehicle battle in Europe, and getting prepared for deliveries of the Ford Mustang Mach-E
  • It's getting cold out, so Perry Stern has the best tips for winter driving
  • Nik got to cruise the roads in the BMW 228i and the Chevrolet Tahoe. He gives his takes on the rides
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!
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
1-26-2020 - 2020 Toyota Highlander Revealed, And A Company That Some May Not Expect Wins The Rebelle Rally Crossover Category

1-26-2020 - 2020 Toyota Highlander Revealed, And A Company That Some May Not Expect Wins The Rebelle Rally Crossover Category

January 26, 2020

Topics for Nik Miles and Truck Girl Jen:

  • Toyota's Yash Shah runs down the details on the new 2020 Toyota Highlander
  • While in Miami, Nik got the opportunity to check out the Mini Electric, and he gives his take
  • Elizabeth Williams recaps the Rebelle Rally win for Rolls Royce
  • Green Car Journal has announced the winner of their Luxury Green Car of the Year Award, and Dave Barthmuss from Karma tells us what the win means to them
  • Looking for a good deal on a car? Nik has the perfect website for you!
  • Anton Wahlman discusses General Motors heading towards driverless vehicles, and checking in on the Jeep Wrangler franchise
  • Speaking of Jeep Wrangler, in Nik's driveway this week was the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Diesel, and you can tow a boat with it..... even if it's been sitting in storage for nearly a decade!
12-14-2019 - New Releases From Nissan, Chevrolet, Acura, and Mini, As Well As What Auto Loans Fit YOU!

12-14-2019 - New Releases From Nissan, Chevrolet, Acura, and Mini, As Well As What Auto Loans Fit YOU!

December 15, 2019

Nik Miles and special guest-host... US News and World Report's John Vincent's talking points:

  • MSN's Perry Stern shares details on Nissan's GTR Track Edition
  • John tells us what auto loans you should keep your eyes open for, as well discusses Chevrolet's new Suburban
  • Acura's Matt Sloustcher previews the Type S as well as the MDX PMC Edition
  • Mini USA's Patrick McKenna comments on what makes their newest electric vehicle a great value
  • TJ Higgins, Group President, Americas Tire at Bridgestone Americas, Inc. talks about a barrier-less curb system that they are rolling out in Japan
  • Rides that Nik and John have been driving that YOU should have in your driveway include the Volvo XC-90 T8? Or perhaps the Honda Civic SI?

All that and more on this week's Our Auto Expert!

11-9-2019 - Recapping the SEMA Show, background on the upcoming Blockbuster “Ford v Ferrari”, Mini Takes the States is BACK!

11-9-2019 - Recapping the SEMA Show, background on the upcoming Blockbuster “Ford v Ferrari”, Mini Takes the States is BACK!

November 10, 2019

Nik Miles and Truck Girl Jen:

  • Mike Caudill tells us all about what happened at the SEMA Show
  • Ford's Ted Ryan discusses the background of Ford v Ferrari
  • Pat McKenna from Mini Takes the States discusses upcoming dates
  • Megan from Nexen Tires explains how Nexen is honoring the Purple Heart, and all of our Veterans
  • Anton Wahlman has the scoop on Tesla!
08-31-2019 Our Auto Expert - 2020 Chevy Silverado And Mini Racing

08-31-2019 Our Auto Expert - 2020 Chevy Silverado And Mini Racing

August 31, 2019
  • All-New 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series Mustang Unveiled
  • Shad Joins Us To Talk About The 2020 Chevy Silverado
  • Eric Newland Discusses The 60th Anniversary Of Mini Race September 6-8
  • Brian Armstead's First Impressions Of The Mustang Bullitt
  • Anton Walhman Previews The Frankfurt Auto Show
  • Will The U.S. Have To Wait A Long Time For Volkswagen Electric Cars To Hit American Soil?
03-17-2019  Our Auto Expert  - Concours d’Elegance Volkswagen Geneva Auto Show

03-17-2019 Our Auto Expert - Concours d’Elegance Volkswagen Geneva Auto Show

March 17, 2019

Nik Miles and the Pit Crew

  • Chris Brewer from Amelia Concours d’Elegance tells us about Rock Stars and Cars
  • Mark Gillies with Volkswagen explores some Volkswagen history at the Amelia Concours d’Elegance.
  • Perry Stern from MSN Autos breaks down the Geneva Auto Show and the new Aston Martin
  • John Vincent from US News And World Report talks Mudfest and Military Discounts when you buy a new vehicle.
  • Anton Walhman from Seeking Alpha bring us the latest on electrics and the auto business
03-03-2019 Our Auto Expert  - FCA KIA Tesla Mini

03-03-2019 Our Auto Expert - FCA KIA Tesla Mini

March 3, 2019

Nik Miles and the Pit Crew

  • Nik previews the upcoming Geneva Auto Show
  • Mark Trostle head of FCA design on this year’s competition for Drive For Design
  • Ishaan Khatri Product Planning Manager for BMW group talks about the 60th anniversary Mini
  • John Vincent with US News And World Report talks new versus used automobiles and which hold their value
  • Anton Walhman from Seeking Alpha brings the latest on Tesla
8-5-18 Our Auto Expert Lincoln Navigator Mini takes the States MTTS

8-5-18 Our Auto Expert Lincoln Navigator Mini takes the States MTTS

September 23, 2018

Nik Miles and the Pit Crew 

  • Megan McKenzie talks about the Lincoln Navigator JD Power Award Winner
  • Ryan Dooley from Mini 
  • Meagan Wristern from Her Auto Expert talks about her adventures with Nik and Ryan
  • Perry Stern from MSN Auto talks about his journey with Mini Takes the States
  • Crazy Anton Wahlman from Seeking Alpha
3-11-18 Our Auto Expert Honda Mini Subaru Tesla Diesel Sales

3-11-18 Our Auto Expert Honda Mini Subaru Tesla Diesel Sales

March 21, 2018

Nik Miles and the Pit Crew

  • Natalie Kumaratne- Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid

  • Patrick McKenna talks about Mini Takes The States

  • Pit Crew Explains the Hot New Exotic Line-up at Geneva
  • Michael McHale introduces the 2019 Subaru Ascent and Subaru Loves Pets

  • Anton Walhman Tesla Investments and Diesel Market
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