Car Stuff Podcast

May 22 2020 15 53 mins

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast



GMC Pickup Design, 2020 Nissan Sentra
May 22 2020 • 53 min
Carl Zipfel, Design Manager of GM's Advance Truck Studio, calls in to discuss GM's latest full-size pickup design


Dad's 1963 Pontiac Tempest race car, 2020 BMW X6
May 15 2020 • 53 min
Kirk Bell, Senior Editor of Motor Authority, joins us to talk about his long history with his dad's 1963 Pontiac Tempest drag car.


Market-based Green Solutions, 2020 Chevrolet Silverado
May 08 2020 • 53 min
Robert Colangelo, Founder of Green Sense Farms, calls in to discuss market-based environmental solutions.



Electrification at Fiat Chrysler; 2020 Genesis G90
May 01 2020 • 52 min
Brian Spohn, Vehicle Electrification Manager for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, calls in to discuss FCA's various electrification initiatives.


Plummeting Gas Prices, 2021 Kia Seltos
Apr 24 2020 • 53 min
Paul Strauss, Publisher, Awesomer Media, calls in to talk about the nationwide drop in gas prices and other ways that the COVID-19 shutdown is affecting the automotive marketplace.


Ford's COVID-19 Efforts, 2020 Infiniti QX80
Apr 17 2020 • 53 min
Mike Levine, Ford Motor Company Product Communications Manager, calls in to discuss Ford's efforts to battle COVID-19.


Hyundai Smart Park, 2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio
Apr 10 2020 • 52 min
Mike Evanoff, Manager of Product Planning for Hyundai, calls in to discuss the 2020 Sonata, Hyundai's Smart Park feature, and more.


Buying a Car From Home, 2020 Subaru Outback
Apr 03 2020 • 53 min
Cars.com Executive Editor Joe Wiesenfelder calls in to talk about how COVID-19 is changing the car-buying process.


Auto Industry Shutdown, 2020 Toyota 4Runner
Mar 27 2020 • 52 min
Sam Fiorani, Vice President of Global Vehicle Forecasting for AutoForecast Solutions, calls in to discuss the effects the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the automotive industry.


Shirley "The Drag-On Lady" Shahan, 2021 Hyundai Elantra
Mar 19 2020 • 53 min
John Biel of Collectible Automobile Magazine is in-studio to talk about the new June 2020 issue.


Teen Driver Safety, Coronavirus Concerns
Mar 13 2020 • 54 min
Tony Kester of the Autobahn Country Club calls in to talk about the Autobahn's Teen Driver Safety Training program.


C8 Corvette, RIP Holden
Mar 06 2020 • 58 min
Brendan Appel, Direction of Operations at Sons of Speed, joins us in-studio to talk about the 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette, Holden, C8, Donuts


2020 Hyundai Palisade, Toyota and Pony.ai
Feb 28 2020 • 52 min
Chicago radio legends Steve King and Johnnie Putman join us in-studio to talk about the 2020 Hyundai Palisade and their book "A Little More Les."



Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana, Nissan Switch
Feb 21 2020 • 53 min
Larry Nutson of The Auto Channel joins us to talk about the Toyota Motor Manufacturing plant in Princeton, Indiana.


Electrify America, Tesla Autopilot Takeback
Feb 14 2020 • 52 min
Richard Steinberg of Electrify America calls in to discuss the Electrify America network of EV charging stations.


Chicago Auto Show, Super Bowl Ads
Feb 07 2020 • 52 min
Paul Strauss, Publisher, Awesomer Media, is in-studio to talk about his popular websites and the latest news from the Chicago Auto Show.


Lincoln and Rivian Partnership, NACOTY Award Winners
Jan 31 2020 • 55 min
Kirk Bell, Senior Editor of Motor Authority, joins us in-studio to talk about the 2020 NACOTY winners and Motor Authority's Best Car To Buy 2020 winner.


Cadillac Eldorado, Cruise Origin
Jan 24 2020 • 52 min
John Biel of Collectible Automobile Magazine visits the show to talk about the 1971-1978 Cadillac Eldorado.


Hummer Returns, 2020 Auto Industry Insights
Jan 17 2020 • 52 min
Michele Krebs of Cox Automotive calls in to discuss Cox Automotive's 2020 auto-industry insights.


The Future of Auto Shows, Carlos Ghosn Escape
Jan 10 2020 • 53 min
Mark Bilek of the Chicago Automobile Trade Association calls in to talk about the current state of auto shows.


2020 Toyota Supra, Jeep Plug-in Hybrids
Jan 03 2020 • 54 min
Paul Herrold, Chief Editor at Sons of Speed, joins us in-studio to talk about the 2020 Toyota Supra.


Electric Car Myths Debunked, 2021 GMC Yukon
Dec 27 2019 • 53 min
John Voelcker of Green Car Reports calls in to debunk some oft-repeated myths about electric vehicles.


Bullitt Mustang Auction, EV Tax Credits
Dec 20 2019 • 53 min
John Kraman of Mecum Auctions calls in to chat about the upcoming auction of the legendary Bullitt Mustang movie car.



The Death of the Car Magazine?, The Heartbeat of America
Dec 13 2019 • 53 min
Harvey Briggs of ridesanddrives.com calls in to chat about his days in the automotive advertising industry.


2020 Lincoln Corsair, Phone As A Key
Dec 06 2019 • 52 min
Lincoln Corsair Brand Manager Gretchen Sauer joins us to talk about the 2020 Lincoln Corsair and Lincoln's Phone As A Key technology.


2020 Consumer Guide Best Buys
Nov 29 2019 • 53 min
We reveal the all the winners of the 2020 Consumer Guide Best Buy awards.


Ford Mustang Mach-E, Los Angeles Auto Show
Nov 24 2019 • 54 min
Co-host Jill Ciminillo calls in from Los Angeles to discuss the newsmakers of the 2019 L.A. Auto Show


Jeep Wrangler Diesel, AWD Camry
Nov 17 2019 • 53 min
Jeep Wrangler Chief Engineer Pete Milo joins us to talk about the new Wrangler EcoDiesel.


Collectible Automobile magazine, 2019 SEMA Show
Nov 10 2019 • 51 min
Collectible Automobile Editor-in-Chief joins us to talk about the magazine and the state of the old-car hobby.


Car Seat Mistakes, RIP Ford Flex
Nov 03 2019 • 54 min
Cars.com Editor-in-Chief Jenni Newman joins us to talk about car-seat safety, and Tom and Damon discuss the discontinuation of the Ford Flex.


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