Saturday, January 24, 2015

HYBRID DOWNTURN, VINTAGE CAMARO and ONE MILLION TO PARK

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson
Hybrid sales are tanking but what's the reason? Low gas prices or
something else?

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Why is Chevy testing the new 
Camaro and an 30 year old 
model at the same  time?

Did Hyundai designers miss the mark

with the new Sonata? Plus the EPA  adjusts some MPG numbers on Mini's

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And we have follow ups on two stories including a Corvette collection
for sale and a very expensive chopper. Finally a parking space that
costs 1 million dollars!

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Thursday, December 25, 2014

LINCOLN REBUILDING, FISKERS NEW MODELS and WHERE DID SOME CAR NAMES COME FROM?

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson
Where do the names Camry and Yaris come from? Any ideas?

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We have told you
about plenty of
recalls over the
last few months
but this one is
huge 8 million cars and
its a very
dangerous problem. We have the latest on the airbag recall.

Fisker: Its a name you thought you wouldn't hear anytime soon when
it comes to new model announcements well he's had two recently.

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Lincoln gets set for and overhaul and the Electric Focus gets real
affordable.

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Wednesday, December 24, 2014

WHAT DID C7 OWNERS ORDER?, AUDI HANDS OFF 190 MPH and BY THE MILE and CALIFORNIA

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson
The Corvette Museum is repairing the sinkhole damage but will this hurt 
ticket sales? And we have detail on the first model year of the C7 what did 
people order?

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Porsche rents out a holy site. Talking tech: Audi goes hands off at 190 MPH.




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TruCar offers no surprises when it comes to new car sales and SUPRISE!!
You might be paying by the mile in California.

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Whats got Ferrari fans and Russian drivers upset? And automotive history
miles stones including an early hybrid vehicle and one that goes boom. as in breaking the sound barrier.

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Monday, December 22, 2014

SCAT PACK TUSSLE, DISTINGUISHED ACURA and GRIDLOCK COST.

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

Lawsuits abound in the automotive world including GM's 10 billion dollar
suit and Dodges legal tussle over the name Scat Pack.. And talking about
scat pack we have pricing on the Challenger line up.

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Does Acura have an idea to
distinguish its self from other luxury
cars and will Subaru feel threatened ?

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Jay Leno heads back to the small screen with his own car related series
And what does Gridlock cost all or us?

All that and an "At the wheel" review of the Kia Sorento when
we get rolling on this edition of Cruise Control Radio








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Monday, December 08, 2014

70 MPG CADILLAC, VOLVO TRIPLE TURBO and MID ENGINE FUTURE VETTE?

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

We start this hour with so much news about Cadillac new models on the way .
70 MPG from a huge sedan and boss that says "Don't mess with me!"

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Talking Tech: Volvo triple turbos its four cylinder and pulls out 450 horsepower.
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BMW tackles a strange problem with its I3 electric car. And
does one magazine have the inside scoop on the C8 Corvette
and a mid engine marvel called Zora? We debate what future
Corvettes should look like and what should they cost.

All that and an "At the wheel" review of the Acura TLX when
we get rolling on this edition of Cruise Control Radio








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Saturday, December 06, 2014

TESLA POWERS, KIA GT and DASH CAMS COMING TO THE USA

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

Tesla powers up another set of wheels, bolts on a bunch of tech and
introduces P85

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Looking for a used pickup? Be prepared to pay up! Is Kia getting ready to
launch another high end vehicle perhaps a GT?

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You've seen the Russian dash cam videos on line, now that trend of
recording everything  while your on the road is coming to a windshield.
We talk camera tech with Chris Kooistra of Cobra. He"ll also tell us
about a lot of safety insurance in a small package

All that when we get rolling on this edition of Cruise Control Radio.








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Friday, December 05, 2014

CITY OF LIGHTS, KEEP JEEP TOWN and AIR POWERED CARS

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson
Plenty of news from Paris about cars that are coming to roads in
the USA. Including Kia's new Sorento, Honda's Small crossover
and a plug in from Mitsubishi

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Speaking of plug In hybrids how about one with 910 horsepower and one that
runs on air.

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Back at home the recalls continue with one GM truck that's not even in
dealerships yet getting the callback..

Talking Tech: No air No problem.. Future tires might be no pressure.
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And what town has mounted a KEEP JEEP campaign?

All that and an "At the wheel" review of the Acura TLX when we
get rolling on this edition of Cruise Control Radio.








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Wednesday, December 03, 2014

SUB 3 SEC ZERO to SIXTY, JAG XE and MONEY MAKING EV CARS

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson


Zero to Sixty times are now in the sub 3 second range for two 
US made cars.But it all comes down to tires

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We have more details on Jaguar's XE
sedan with All wheel drive and a
diesel available in the US!

Industry Trend: 72 month loans mean more full loaded cars are heading off dealers lots.
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Talking Tech: We talk about electric car alot on Cruise Control Radio.
Could your future electric car make you money and help out the electrical
grid. We got questions and he's got the answers Darren Hammell of
Princeton Power Systems joins us.

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Tuesday, December 02, 2014

HIP CAD'S, NO TESLA TEST DRIVES and SONATA REVIEW

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

Cadillac turns up its hipness and moves its HQ to New York City plus that
big rear drive sedan now has a name.

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Why is the new Corvette illegal in 12 states? No Test Drives for Tesla and
Bob Lutz has something to say about the company.

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Can Mazda Go upscale by selling fancy chairs? Talking Tech : Will car 2 car communication replace police officers when it comes to speeding and other traffic violations?

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All that and an "At the wheel" review of the Hyundai Sonata more when we get rolling
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Monday, December 01, 2014

KIA SOUL EV, MERC CUV and RAM CAPACITY

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

Mercedes adds another model to its more affordable series this time its a
crossover plus its got big plans for plug ins.

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More capacity needed: Rams are selling big.

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First Drive: We get behind the wheel of the Kia Soul EV with best in
class electric range and funky style. We'll get the details from our guest
Kia's Steve Kosowski.

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VW has another  classic beetle for you and maybe an expensive plug in.

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Saturday, November 29, 2014

HELLCAT NUMBERS, KIA DIESEL HYBRIDS and TEXTING DETECTOR

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

Oh Hellcat!  We get MPG numbers, Execs come up with a plan to get more
cats on the road and prevent major dealer markup and could that Hemi have
even more than 707 horsepower?

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California issues self driving car permits and Audi is first in line. LOTUS
had big plans for Five new models somehow their business ran out of gas.

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Well Kia has plan for the new Soul perhaps a turbo perhaps all wheel drive..
And maybe a diesel hybrid?

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Talking Tech : Can troopers tell if you are texting even without stopping your
vehicle? And this week Apple started selling the I phone 6.. But could another
one of their gadgets get you in trouble with the law when your behind the wheel?

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Thursday, November 27, 2014

CAD $$$, MINI'S FIVE DOOR and EMISSION TECH

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

Don't expect to pay less for a new Cadillac but you will be able to put down
cash on a large rear drive sedan. Mini is set to reveal its first five door.
Yup it still drives like a go cart!

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Talking Tech: Stricter emission
regulations are headed to cars
and trucks in the next couple of
years.


What tech will be used to meet the requirements?

And it might not be in Chevy's current line up but one popular model from 
the past is celebrating an anniversary.

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And Easy Rider might not be an economical Rider.

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All that and more when we get rolling with an "At the wheel" review of the 2015 Ram 1500 Laramie pickup powered by the V6 Eco Diesel on this edition of Cruise Control Radio








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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

NEW PRODUCT PALOOZA, MERC'S BIG LUX COUPE and ARNOLD"S TOY FOR SALES

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

New product palooza!  Whats happening in 2015 and beyond when it
comes to Alfa Romeo , Dodge , Chrysler and more!

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Ford continues to have a hit with the
Mustang but 1957 marked the
reveal of one of their not so successful
models.

And speaking of Ford they are not gonna remove parts to get a better tow rating on their pickup trucks anymore but people are removing parts from Fords and Chevy's without the owners permission.

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Viper and Cadillac sales have suffered so what the manufacturers doing about?

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Mercedes shows off one big coupe with  suprise some new technology..
Plus  Schwarzenegger plans to part with one of his toys and you might be
 interested

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

TESLA GIGS , GM FIXES DISTRACTION and FORD'S F150 ANALYST

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

Nevada gets the nod for Tesla's Gigafactory which just might end up
being a tourist attraction in its own right.

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Mazda reveals the all new MX-5.. This time less means more.



Talking tech: GM stops driver distraction with seeing Machines

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Alana Strager F-150 product program analyst not only keeps designers and engineers
in line using her Psychology background she is also know as the queen of innovation

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Monday, November 24, 2014

SUBARU PLANS, MAZDA REVEALS and ANNOYING GLITCHES

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

Subaru talks plans for its new line up,  including its next gen boxer.

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This is Planet Miata!! Mazda reveals its MX-5 two seat roadster

What glitchs bug you when it comes to new vehicles? And ever wonder what happens to your car when its left at the dealer for service? One guy found out and he was not too happy.

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Special orders don't upset us.. but you might have to wait a bit when it
comes to the new F150. And service department joy rides.

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All that an "At the wheel" review of the JEEP Cherokee Trailhawk when we get rolling on this special Corvette edition of Cruise Control Radio








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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

VOLVO"S BIG SUV, DATSUN RETURNS, AND ALFA INSIDE INFO


On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

VOLVO takes the wraps off its big SUV. Well sort of big XC 90

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Let the build begin. new 2015 Mustangs are rolling off the line what are people buying?


The Datsun brand returns but so far not in the US. Will we see it any time soon?

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And It's called the attainable supercar.. But if you want to buy an Alfa  Romero 4C you better hurry only 1500 of them are headed to the US in the first year of production we get the details from Alfa's Jiyan Cadiz.

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

CORVETTES AT CARLISLE PART TWO


On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

Part two of our Corvettes at Carlisle special found us surrounded by over 5000 Corvettes from every year of production. We talk everything Corvette with plenty of people in the know.

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With the release
of the C7 Stingray
 no one puts down the
interior of the Corvette anymore.
Ryan Vaughn Interior designer will stop by to talk about what Z06 drivers have in store when it comes to the cockpit.

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Kirk Bennion Corvette exterior design manager has penned a car that looks like a custom race car for the street.

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Up next Phil Minch Program Engineering Manager will give us the details on the new 2015 Stingray
and the Z06.

And what's it like to build a legend? Jeffery Lamarche Bowling Green Plant Manager will tell us.
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