Monday, October 27, 2014

PEBBLE LOOK BACK, ZORA MID ENGINE and ELECTRIC SUPERCARS


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

We take a look back at the Pebble Beach Concurs d'Elegance that
took place in Monterrey California Where BMW revealed its limited
edition M5, Range Rover showed its SVR and a new company called
Renovo debuted a 500 HP electric super car.

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The Pope gets some Soul... A Kia Soul actually!




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Talking Tech : A car camera system that will have you in stiches

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Plus could the next ZR1 Corvette have its engine in the middle?  And speaking of Corvettes just one week to go before our Corvettes at Carlisle special and we will have Lance Miller on live from MMonterrey to preview the show

All that and a lot more when we get rolling on this edition of Cruise Control Radio









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Saturday, October 25, 2014

MIDSIZE HIT, TURN ANY VEHICLE INTO A HYBRID and 200MPH and 16YEARS OLD


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

PRICED RIGHT: Could the midsize pickup market be revived by one manufacturers price for a newly designed truck?

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Dodge launches a new Pursuit vehicle so look for it in your rear view mirror! The Tesla /Toyota relationship seemed wonderful but what happened?

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Talking Tech : 8 speeds and a bundled electric motor could turn any vehicle into a plug in hybrid.

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She's 16 Just got her driver's license last month now she's getting ready to join the 200 MPH on the Bonneville salt flats driving a 2100 horsepower Ram Pickup. Kaylin Stewart is our guest
All that and a lot more when we get rolling on this edition of Cruise Control Radio









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Friday, October 17, 2014

GM FUTURE VOLT and DIESELS, LFA NEXT GEN and ELECTRIC TURBOS

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

At GM we have details on the next Generation Volt plus more Diesels on the way.

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Don't feel bad if you didn't buy one of the 500 limited edition Lexus LFA's... there's going to be another generation.


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Talking Tech: Talking lots of tech: Electric Turbos, Affordable head up displays and Interiors that change color and don't smell.

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The Traverse City Management Briefing Seminars and plenty of news wasbreaking.
All that and a lot more when we get rolling on this edition of Cruise Control Radio









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Thursday, October 09, 2014

FORD VS. RAM , VW RECORD and JAGUARS XE

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

Its Ford versus Ram when it comes to the heavyweight towing title. Best in Class is a big deal and sells a lot of trucks.

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Celebrations for VW Jeep and the 200 MPH record. Jag chats about its new aluminum XE and also pays big dollars to buy a bit of UK history.

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Talking Tech: BMW's charger in a box and GM's getting a charge without wires.

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Plus the hottest car colors from from trend spotters!

All that and a lot more when we get rolling on this edition of Cruise Control Radio









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Thursday, October 02, 2014

MITSU PREPS, TESLA GETS THE GIG, SCION"S NEXT ACT and CHALLENGER LINES UP

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

Plug In hybrids abound.. Mitsubishi gets its plant ready for the build and Porsche readies up a twin turbo model..

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Talking tech: Happening in the near future in the US the first Gigafactory




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Scion was supposed to be the hip cool brand that made its money selling accessories. Plans
changed, we'll tell you what their next act involves

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The re-imagined 2015 Dodge Challenger line up has a tremendous amount of choices for models, engines transmission and even 12 different types of wheels.  Richard Cox the Director of Dodge
and SRT brands will bring his road map to guide us through.

All that and a lot more when we get rolling on this edition of Cruise Control Radio









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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

VW and CAD'S for 15 and 16, CHALLENGER DRIVEN and HOT INSIDE V from MERC

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

VW's got plenty to talk about in 2015 and beyond so does Cadillac. We'll take you trough their 15 and 16
model year line ups.

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We slide behind the wheel of the 2015 Challenger including the 707 horsepower Hellcat.. Driving impressions we got them!

Nissan slices two models from its lineup but promises not to get boring with future cars.

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Talking Tech: Mercedes details its new "Hot inside V " Biturbo v8 And are Convertible owners
smarter than the rest of us?

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All that and a lot more when we get rolling on this edition of Cruise Control Radio









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Friday, September 19, 2014

SMOKIN' NSX, BUICKS BIG PLANS and REVERSE CANNONBALL

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

The Acura NSX gets some unplanned destructive testing at the Nurberg ring.

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Buick is America's most improved automotive brand and they have some interesting new models in the pipeline  for 2016.

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Totally Recalled.. Do you have any idea about how many vehicles were recalled in 2014?

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Its what they called the Reverse Cannonball Two guys from Edmunds.com driving a Tesla from California to New York City in record time.. We will talk to Dan Edmunds and Kurt Niebuhr about how they  overcame Electric car range anxiety to break the cross country record.

All that and a lot more when we get rolling on this edition of Cruise Control Radio









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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

AUTONOMOUS DOWNSIDE, MAZDA TWO and TESLA THREE and ESCALADE ON THE RING

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

Silverado finally gets 8 speeds like RAM

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There is a  downside of Autonomous Cars Ferrari goes turbo, Mazda brings out


the next two a and Tesla talks the about the model three.

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The Hellcat Numbers. What does 707 horsepower cost?

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Can you believe that Nuclear powered cars where supposed to be on the road by 2012?
and The Escalade might be heading to the Nurberg ring!

All that and an "At the wheel" review of the 2014 Cadillac  CTS Performance Collection with 2.0 Turbo when we get rolling on this edition of Cruise Control Radio









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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

VW APPLE LIKE, AWD PRIUS and 200 MILE ELECTRIC RANGE COMING SOON

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson
VW says it wants to be more like Apple and announces where it will build its new crossover.

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All wheel drive Prius?

Yes you might be able to buy one!

Ford talks horsepower when it comes  to the new Mustang

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Talking Tech: 200 Mile range in an electric car? Well in could happen by 2016.
Kia thinks about Diesels and also joins the recall ranks

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What are people leaving in rental cars in one major city?

All that and an "At the wheel" review of the 2014 Lexus ES350 when we get rolling on this edition of Cruise Control Radio









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Monday, September 15, 2014

BRZ PASS OUT, HELLCAT SMOKES THE HIDES and HONDA"S NEW FIT

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson
One Subaru exec says he will pass out if there's no second generation BRZ.

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The Dodge Hell Cat is the most powerful at 707 HP and the fastest production car on the strip according to
the NHRA. How about a ten second quarter mile with a street legal car available from the factory.

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Bugatti plans for 1500 horsepower and Mercedes plans to sell a car for
over a million dollars. Meanwhile Volvo is getting V8 performance from
its Supercharged and Turbocharged four cylinder.

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And Honda's got a brand new take on its Fit .. The vehicle that's small
on the outside and big inside. We will talk to Honda's Chris Martin who has
all the details.

All that and and a whole lot more when we get rolling on this edition of Cruise Control Radio









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Saturday, September 06, 2014

FRESH ATS, JAGS NEW ENGINE and CORVETTE REVIEW

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

Cadillac gets a new big boss and the ATS sedan gets freshened

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Recalls hit Chrysler and VW.Talking tech Jag reveals its new engine line up an an information filled laser controlled windshield.

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Criminals with cars names Bentley , Porsche and Shelby 500 its a real rogues gallery.

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All that and a "At the wheel" review of the Corvette Stingray Convertible  when we get rolling on this edition of Cruise Control Radio









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Tuesday, September 02, 2014

NISSAN BUILDS FOR MERC, CHEROKEE STARTS AND STOPS and 24/7 HIGHBEAMS

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

Nissan is going to build Mercedes in Mexico how will that go over with potential buyers?


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Jeep news : Cherokee gets start stop but no diesel.. at least for now. Who has the largest air bag in the industry? We know who!

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A ton of Talking Tech : Image having your high beams on all the time and never annoying other drivers plus Honda has tech that could allow faster vehicle develop and Ford is reworking its eco boost after just two years.

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BMW's little two series gets the nod over some very serious competition

All that and a at the wheel review of the BMW 435i  when we get rolling on this edition of Cruise Control Radio









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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

AUDI PLUGS IN, ON TRACK ON STAR and MITSUBISHI PIKES PEAK

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson
Audi bets the farm on Hybrid Plug In's and they don't care what Mercedes and BMW think about it.

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GM'S Mark Reuss said he could never sell a 75 thousand dollar car without OnStar and one z28 race car driver is glad he had it.  And speaking of Mister Reuss he also helped reunite a Corvette owner with his car that had been missing for a long time.


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Ford shows off its upscale redesigned EDGE CUV on its new global platform.

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The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is over 12 miles long has 156 turns  and climbs 3 miles above sea level Mitsubishi is taking it on with an electric powered all wheel drive race car. We will hear from them live from Colorado.

All that and whole lot more when we get rolling on this edition of Cruise Control Radio

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