The Car Doctor Aug 09, 2021
Electric vehicle charging with Emporia and long lasting vehicles with iseecars. Sun Dec 18 2022
In this episode we talk with Shawn Mclaughlin CEO of www.emporiaenergy.com about EV charging, home automation, bi-directional charging and more. Then we talk with Karl Brauer executive analyst at www.iseecars.com plus we answer some car question and try to explain how shops charge for parts and labor
Additives and more with Lucas Oil’s Brandon Greene
In this episode we talk with Brandon Greene of Lucas oil. We talk about how the company started, the "fix-it" products and the products that can help your vehicle's engine run better and longer. www.lucasoil.com
Electric vehicles and for gasoline vehicles, all about oil
In this episode we talk with Caley Hill Manager, Electric vehicle Ecosystem for General Motors. We cover a lot of general questions about electric cars. Check out the website https://evlive.gm.com/ Then we talk with Michael Thomas, host of Penzoil Michael's Motor Alley and we talk about one of my favorite topics oil. Check out Michael's podcast and website https://www.pennzoil.com/en_us/education/michael-s-motor-alley-podcast.html I also tell a few stories and answer some questions from the Car Doctor mailbag.Rate This Podcast
Talking cars and oil and gasoline with NEMPA member and jounalist Tim Plouff
In this episode we talk with long time New England Motor Press member Tim Plouff about electric cars, EV charging and the gas and oil industry. I also talk about one handy little cutter from www.Xuron.com and answer question from the mailbag. If you have a car question and I try to answer everyone myemail is email@example.comRate This Podcast
We talk cars and car repair with NEMPA member and one half of Drive Through Radio John Zangari
This program started off a little rocky due to technical problems and for the first few minutes it was the Jesse and John Zangari show. But Executive producer Jesse Wilkins diagnosed the problem and I was able to join my own program.
We chat with author Richard Prince Corvette 70 Years The One and Only
In this episode we talk with author Richard Prince who produced one of the nicest Corvette books I have seen. This book tells a great story of America's sports car-The Corvette. Also we talk with our listener family, review the Nissan Rogue and apologize
Talking Cars with Chasing Classic Cars Wayne Carini from Newport Motor Week
In this episode we talk with car legend Wayne Carini. You know Wayne from TV on Chasing Classic Cars and he called in from Newport Motor Week and the Audrain Museum. We chatted with our listener family and a bit of an update on my mobile home in Florida after hurricane Ian
The Safety Features you want right now according to Consumer Reports
In this episode we talk with Mike Quincy of Consumer Reports about advanced driver assistance features that you should have in your next car. We also review a very nice ride, the Mercedes Benz E53 AMG and chat with our listeners.
Saratoga Automobile Museum and Auction
In this episode we talk with Dan Ritopecki, Auction Director about some of the great cars, Petroliana and the museum in general. This looks like a fun place to visit and the auction looks like there is something for every budget. Plus we talked with our radio family and reviewed the Subaru WRX
Talking Cars with Junior Damato and a little automotive musical trivia
In this episode we talk with NEMPA member and AAA Approved garage owner Junior Damato. We also test our listeners knowledge of automotive advertising with a musical trivia question
Lincoln L 100 concept car and what is new at Garmin
In this episode we talk with Ryan Niemiec - Lincoln Interior Design Chief, then we talk with Mike Cummings from Garmin about dash cams, GPS navigation and back up cameras
First program on WATD/WBMS, Dodge Hornet news w/Bob Broderdorf
In this episode we talk with Bob Broderdorf the Director of Dodge Brand Operations North America about the all new and very hot Hornet, plus a little about RoadKill, speedweek in Detroit. Play a little audio trivia (AAA membership giveaway) and talk with new and old friends of my radio family.
A simple way to make the roads safer & how much does it cost to drive your car
In this program we talk with Matthew Henderson Public Information Officer & Spokesperson, Mariluson Design that invented Soundbeam to improve road safety. Then we talk with AAA's Alec Slatky about how much it costs to drive your car. Check out the website it is great. https://www.aaa.com/autorepair/drivingcosts
GM EV first responder safety program and NEMPA vehicle awards
In this episode we talk with the folks at GM about a new safety program for first and second responders at electric vehicle fires. Then we talk with the VP of the New England Motor Press Cliff Atiyeh about the 2022 Winter vehicle awards
700 HP Ford Raptor, F-150 Lightning Police truck and Hyundai Tucson PHEV
In this episode we talked with the the folks from Ford about two different and equally fast vehicles, the F-150 Lightening Police truck and the Raptor version of the F-150 with a version of the engine out of the Mustang GT500. Then we review the very capable Hyundai Tucson Plug in Hybrid
We talk with author Matt DeLorenzo about buying an affordable electric car
How To Buy An Affordable Electric Car: A Tightwad's Guide to EV Ownership by Matt Matt DeLorenzo. Matt has driven just about every car on the planet, but apparently he is cheap (like I have been accused of) but wanted to go electric. Check out the interview and his new book
Where to get the most for your car and the 2022 Honda Passport review
In this episode we talk about where to get the most for your car, Carvana, Varoom or CarMax, we answer some listener mail review the well made Honda Passport and find out what Jerry Seinfeld and I have in common
News at Onstar and the all new 2024 Chevrolet Electric Blazer
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Chevrolet Bolt EV review and a chat with Bobbie Dumelle of CTEK and answers to your car questions
In this episode we learn all about battery maintenance with Bobbie Dumelle of the battery maintainer company CTEK, then we review the pretty incredible Chevrolet Bolt and answer some listener questions
Karl Brauer of iseecars.com, car questions and a review of the 2023 Mazda CX-50
Ford F-series anniversary and Ford Explorer review
In this episode we talk with Ford historian Ted Ryan about the 75 anniversary of the Ford F-series trucks and answer some listener emails and review the Ford Explorer
Motorcycle Safety month with the Massachusetts Registrar of Motor Vehicles Colleen Ogilvie.
In this episode we talk with the Registrar of Motor Vehicles about motorcycle safety as well as the ever important of the Slow Down Move Over law. Also we review two fantastic lights from NEBO https://nebo.acgbrands.com/en_US/ And of course we talk with our listener family
Ford opens the Heritage Vault
In this episode we talk with Ford's historian Ted Ryan about how Ford is opening up their vault of heritage materials at Http://fordheritagevault.com We also give away the Innova scan tool to a lucky listener
Boston Duck Tour’s Tony Cerulle and Innova Scan Tool Giveaway
Boston Duck Boats are as iconic as the Prudential Center, the Olde North Church and Faneuil Hall. Did you ever wonder how they keep them in tip-top shape? We chat with the head of engineering and spiritual leader of the garage staff of Boston Duck Tours --Tony Cerulle. Also listen how to win a scan tool from Innova, which we will give away on Father’s Day weekend
Jeeps, Jeeps and win a Jeep
In this episode we talk with Leighton O'Conner a pastor and Jeep enthusiast who is traveling to 50 cities in 300 days, living in his Jeep Wrangler delivering necessities to the homeless. Leighton also started the http://christianjeepassociation.org. Then if you want to win your own custom Jeep our buddy George Kennedy fill us in on the Jeep that is being raffled off at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum https://larzanderson.org/winajeep/
Secrets of The Barn Find Hunter with author Tom Cotter
On this episode we talk with Tom Cotter the Barn Find Hunter who has also written many books including the Cobra in the Barn, Cars of Cuba and is working on the great American Road Trip. Then we talk with Darci Gurney of Ford about the Ford Proud To Honor Program
Car Dealer Warren Waugh talks about the business and some of his favorite cars
In this episode we talk with car dealer Warren Waugh of the Lyon Waugh group about cars, the state of the business and how advantageous it could be to become and automotive technician. We also connect with some old friends and talk with a few of our regular listeners
Fastest selling vehicles according to www.Iseecars.com
In this episode we talk with www.iseecars.com executive analyst Karl Brauer about what is hot right now, a little insight on the Ford F-150 Lightning and the painful gas prices. Plus insight on used car prices from one of our favorite listeners Robert from Tyngsboro
We chat about the NY Auto Show with Automotive Journalist Cliff Atiyeh
In this full show podcast we talk with journalist Cliff Atiyeh about the happenings at the NY Auto Show what he has been doing with Car and Driver, Car Gurus, Forbes and what he has coming up in the future. Cliff is also VP of the www.nempa.org
We talk with Mark Trostle Head of Ram Truck and Mopar Design at Stellantis
We talk with Mark Trostle Head of Ram Truck and Mopar Design at FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles about the Drive for Design program to help young students find their way to design school. Interesting note, Mark won this contest when he was a student.
A conversation with MA State Representative , Steve Howitt about preventing catalytic converter theft
In this episode we talk with Massachusetts State Representative Steven Howitt who recently filed a bill to help prevent catalytic converter theft. Steve is also quite the car guy and passionate about the old car hobby. Plus we chat with our listeners both old and new.
How about a car subscription service? We talk with Finn.Auto CEO Max-Josef Meier
Do you get tired of driving the same car after 6 months or a year, there is and answer, a subscription service. Just like switching phones when the latest model comes out now you can switch cars. Ceo of Finn Auto (https://www.finn.auto/en-US) Max-Josef Meier calls in from Germany and gives us all the details. Plus an update on a WORX impact wrench and they handled a problem
Keeping your trailer secure with Bolt Locks
In this episode we talk with Jason Buckles of Bolt lock about keeping your trailer secure. Also we give away a complete trailer set of Bolt locks (www.boltlocks.com) to a luck listener. And a positive warranty experience with my Shell portable jump pack.
Talking Car Covers with Scott Shemtov of Empire Covers
In this episode we talk with Empire Car Cover's Scott Shemtov www.empirecovers.com About choosing the right cover for your car. Additionally we reviewed the WORX 1/2 20-volt impact wrench and talked with our listeners from West Palm Beach Florida to Bridgewater Massachusetts. Bonus Scott created a Car Doctor discount code, put Car Doctor in the Car Cover order page and get 20 percent off.
Vehicle Safety with Consumer Reports and a Review of the 2022 Cadillac XT4
In this program we talk with Kelly Funkhouser of Consumer Reports https://www.consumerreports.org/ about vehicle safety systems and driver monitor systems. We then review the Cadillac XT4 and chat with our radio family, where one listener leaves me speechless.
Dodge Chief Donut maker and back from the blizzard
In this episode we talk Matt McAlear about a new job opening at Dodge as Chief Donut Maker. The job is only temporary but - Dodge has opened a search across U.S for the greatest automotive job in the world, a one year gig as brand ambassador with a $150,000 salary, a Hellcat as a company car, and more.
A little technical issue that turned into a great program -Give it a listen
Starting 2022, welcome to episode 2
Ford Bronco review and AAA membership giveaway
New Years Day Car Doctor program
In this program we talked with head engineer for the Cadillac Lyriq, then chatted with folks from Ford about cleaning the ocean and using the waste to make parts for Ford wiring and the Sasquatch edition Bronco and spent a few minutes with the fastest guy I know funny car driver Bob Tasca III
2021 is in the rearview and 2022 is in the windshield
In this broadcast we talk with our listeners and forget to review the Ford Bronco--so next time I promise until then Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Gifts for the Car enthusiasts with Richard Reina of CARiD and reclaiming ghost plastics for automotive use and a BMW review
In this episode we chat with Richard Reina of http://CARiD.com about gifts for automotive enthusiasts, supply chain issues and good from bad parts. Also we talk about sustainability with Ford's Doctor Debbie Mielewski and how Ford is using ocean plastics to make parts for the Ford Bronco and cleaning the ocean. Also we give away the Big book on Tiny Cars to a lucky listener. Plus we review the BMW 430i convertible
Talking Cars and Car Museums with Natalie Harrington
Natalie Harrington is a trustee with the Lars Anderson Auto museum. We chat about the Lars Anderson Museum, Audrain and Newport car museum. Now Natalie is at CarGurus. Plus we update listeners on recalls, explain wheel tightening torque and review the Ford Bronco Sport
In tis episode we talk about the newest Mitsubishi with Keven and Zach Michaud or Michaud Mitsubishi
The Impossible Road Trip, by Eric Dregni
Have you ever gone on a long road trip, why not make it interesting
The first ”new” Bronco pickup truck created by BDS-Suspensions for SEMA
We talk with Carter Reed of BDS suspensions about the worlds first Bronco pickup truck introduced The SEMA Show last week. Plus a review of Nissan Frontier pick up. Tap that app and give it a listen
A conversation with with the founder of the Newport Car Museum Gunther Buerman
Recap of the latest New England Motor Press Meeting
Recently the head of Jeep came to a New England Motor Press Meeting to show off some new products including the all new Wagoneer. Cliff and I discuss that vehicle and much more.
Talking Electric Cars with Bill Howard-editor of Forbes Wheels
Russell Hayes author of The Big Book of Tiny Cars
We discuss why people like small things puppies, kittens and very small cars. Then we review a not so tiny car the very nice Genesis GV80 and of course talk with our listener family.
Electric Trucks, Subaru review and we went a bit off course
In this episode we talk with Ezekiel Wheeler of Intelligent Moving and Labor about his new 16 foot electric moving truck https://www.intelligentlabor.com/
Then a review of the Subaru Crosstrek and Biff and I started talking sports (not my strong point) and also a review of a very useful tailgating tool from https://www.thermoworks.com/ Don't overcook those steaks and burger while you are waiting for the game to start