Monday, December 03, 2018

NISSAN UPDATES, FORD DATA MINING and MAZDA'S NEW CX-5

On this edition of the Cruise Control Podcast with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

Nissan adds a missing component to its 2019 Roque Sport.

Mazda trades MPG for Power in its new 2019  CX-5


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An SUV that rules the ring? The 2019 Mercedes AMG GLC 63 is the quickest 
Crossover around the Nurburgring.

Is Data mining part of Ford's plans for profit? As Ford moves away 
from US sedan production is information the next product that will replace
the Fiesta, Focus and Taurus?

The Jeep Wrangler gets a wobble that's got some owners concerned.

Listen to the live broadcast on Saturday, December 8th 
a10 AM Eastern. Find out how tlisten HERE

And classic cars survive the California fires thanks to first responders that 
know value when they see it.

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

Friday, November 30, 2018

SUBARU AND RANGE ROVER PLUG IN, CARLOS GHOSN"S FALL FROM GRACE AND SOLID STATE BATTERIES

On this edition of the Cruise Control Podcast with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

He saved Nissan but now Carlos Ghosn finds himself inside a Japanese 
Prison cell. What happened?

GM says don't look at the label when it comes to the MPG rating on one of their
 new pickups 

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Ranger Rover and Subaru go Plug-Inn hybrid for 2019

Volvo had a plan for the LA auto show, no new Cars.
Ranger Rover and Subaru goPlug-Inn hybrid.

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Talking Tech: has one company cracked the solid-state battery puzzle?

Live Show on Saturday, December 1st a10 AM Eastern.
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And how to lose your drivers license in less than an hour 

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

Thursday, October 18, 2018

PORSCHE SPEEDSTER, NEW 64 BUG and COMPACT DIESEL WAR

On this edition of the Cruise Control Podcast with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

You know him from Trucks!, Hands on Cars and Paintucation.
 Kevin Tetz  joins us as guest co host on this weeks show.

The Paris Auto show is in the books and we have stories from Porsche
revealing its 911 speedster, BMW showing its new 3 series,that won't
get a popular option when it it  comes to the US. Plus a 1150 Horsepower
electric hyper car that costs 3.6 million dollars..

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Back in the US preparations are under way for the big SEMA show 
in Las Vegas we'll take a look at two really different vehicles that will 
be on the show floor.

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Would you pay 1 million dollars for a 1964 Volkswagen Beetle? It's
completely original with just 22 miles on the odometer. Would you drive it?

Live Show on Saturday October 20th a10 AM Eastern.
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And Compact Diesel War: Leaked documents says GMC's straight six 
diesel has more horsepower and torque than the F150's V6 oil burner.

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

Thursday, August 23, 2018

THOMPSON PISTON RECORD, RANGER PRICE AND ACTIVE AERO VETTE

On this edition of the Cruise Control Podcast with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

Danny Thompson breaks the Piston Driven Land Speed Record in his fathers 50 year old car.

FORD prices out its brand new Ranger Pickup. 
Why is VW running commercials that show a Chevy Bolt?



















Have a question for a Corvette Engineer? Leave us a
message on Facebook or Twitter we'll ask it on the air 
Saturday August 25th.

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Why is VW running commercials that show a Chevy Bolt?

Talking Tech: Could the new C8 Corvette get Active Aerodynamics?  and 
we'll tell you where you can rent a brand new Z06.

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Live Stream on Saturday August 25th a10 AM Eastern.
Watch our Facebook live feed.
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And while were on the the topic of Corvettes Lance Miller Co Owner
of Carlisle Events will have a preview of the Corvettes at Carlisle show .

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

Thursday, August 16, 2018

TARIFF TALK, SCAT PACK 1320 and ACCENT REVIEWED

On this edition of the Cruise Control Podcast with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

Tariff talk is spreading across the auto industry. Could it mean some 
models will no longer be available and insurance costs and 
part theft will skyrocket?  And could your US made vehicle cost more as well? 


Second Time Around: If you missed your chance to buy a Ford GT you just 
might get another shot.

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DODGE SCAT PACK 1320

Dodge Rolls out the Scat Pack 1320 edition. 

Now you might know Peugeot  again. The European car manufacturer 
has a plan to return to the US.

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Live Stream on Saturday August 18th a10 AM Eastern.
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Talking Turbo Tech: Ferrari has a two part electric turbo.

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Plus we'll have an "At the Wheel" review of the 2018 Hyundai Accent
Limited Sedan.

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

Saturday, July 28, 2018

NISSAN GETS ITS KICKS, BMW M ELECTRIC and RAM DELAY

On this edition of the Cruise Control Podcast with Fred Staab and Les Jackson


The new RAM pickup is off to a slow launch and one of its drive 
train combos is still waiting for approval.


NISSAN KICKS


Hyundai shows off its Iron Man Kona and Gives you more for less when it 
comes to its Sonata plug in.

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BMW's  M line plans to go hybrid and electric. VW might get Buzzed 
right here in the USA.

Live Stream on Saturday August 18th a10 AM Eastern.
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Recently we had a chance to drive Nissan's compact crossover 
called Kicks. We wanted to fill you even more on this affordable 
but well equipped ride  so Mike Terell Nissan's chief marketing 
manager will join us.

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

Friday, August 18, 2017

THE CARS THAT MADE AMERICA, AFFORDABLE V8 CAMARO and NEW MODELS FAST!

On this edition of the Cruise Control Podcast with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

Chevy brings the ZL1 to NASCAR or at least a car that looks like 
a ZL1 and Executives are talking about a more affordable V8 
model for the street.

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Hyundai is looking to slash development time for its new models we'll tell you how...

Talking Tech Mazda reveals a gas powered engine with the efficiency of a Diesel

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Live Stream on Saturday August 5th a10 AM Eastern.
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Plus ... The History Channels first Annual Car Week is set to air this 
week and Dale Earnhart Jr... will present a three night six hour series 
called The Cars that made America. We'll talk with Vice President 
and Producer for Magilla Productions Kevin Allgood about what it 
took to tell the stories of Henry Ford, Walter Chrysler,The Dodge Brothers, 
William Durant, Lee Iacocca and John Delorean..

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All that and a whole lot more when we get rolling on Cruise Control Radio..

Thursday, August 03, 2017

ANTRON BROWN, TOP GEAR AMERICA and ROLLS PHANTOM REVEALED

On this edition of the Cruise Control Podcast with Fred Staab and Les Jackson

Is the UK's proposed ban on gas and diesel powered cars and trucks 
really a ban on the internal combustion engine.? We will have the details.

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Three time NHRA Top Fuel World Champion Antron Brown joins us from 

Sonoma California. He 's going to fill us in on what it takes to host 
BBC America's Top Gear America. Antron will take us behind the scenes
and talk about some upcoming episodes.

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Live Stream on Saturday August 5th a10 AM Eastern.
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And Rolls Royce rolls out its Phantom with high end tech and design 
plus a V12 twin turbo..

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All that and a whole lot more when we get rolling on Cruise Control Radio..

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

NEW VEHICLE REVEALS, RAM BOSS TALKS SPECIAL EDITIONS and MERC'S DIESEL MOVE

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

Plenty of new vehicle reveals, we are going to bring you up to date including
a plug in hybrid from Cadillac and a Nismo Sentra from Nissan..

                       
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Mercedes might be getting away from diesels in the US market but
another manufacturer announced plan for a diesel powered cross over.

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Live Stream on Saturday December 3rd a10 AM Eastern.
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Volvo is going to make owning a car a lot easier.

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Plenty going on a RAM including new special editions, the latest
version of the Power Wagon and its high performance TRX Concept.
We get all the info from the  Head of Ram brand Jim Morrison..

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All that and a whole lot more when we get rolling on Cruise Control Radio..




Friday, October 07, 2016

McAPPLE MARRIAGE?, AUDI SAVES THE MANUAL and MINI COOPER GET TORQUED

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


Apple and McLaren are they the perfect match or are they just flirting?
                       
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Audi Delights by saving the manual but how many people will check that option box?

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Live Stream on Saturday October 1st a10 AM Eastern.
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We will Talk Tech : Can an aftermarket device make your car drive its self?
 Instant Autonomy!

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Mini spools up its new John Cooper Works offering with a heaping pile of torque.

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And Honda and VW take on land speed records in two unique vehicles..

All that and a whole lot more when we get rolling on Cruise Control Radio..

Saturday, October 01, 2016

ARCIMOTO FIRST DRIVE, BOLT RANGER and THE STATION WAGON RETURNS

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

They call it the everyday electric... We take a first drive in the Arcimoto 
SRK prototype and the president of the the company Mark Frohnmayer will join us.  

                       
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Chevrolet  reveals the official  range of its new electric Bolt.. and it's a 
game changer.

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Live Stream on Saturday October 1st a10 AM Eastern.
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The station wagon  is getting popular again with new models from VW, 
Volvo and Porsche.... Yes that right Porsche
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Has the age of the car show come to an end?

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Plus leaked emails and documents have been playing a big role in 
this presidential election.. And now Jeep and Ford have had some
leaks as well.

All that and a whole lot more when we get rolling on Cruise Control Radio..

Monday, September 26, 2016

TESLA MOVING TOO FAST?, FIATS PRICE PLANS AND FORD"S FUTURE TECH

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

Did Tesla move to fast with its Autopilot software one company thinks so 
and they have parted ways with Tesla..

                         
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Fiat has introduced plans to get consumers buying small cars again... 
But will customers return to the showroom ?

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Live Stream on Saturday October 1st a10 AM Eastern.
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Talking Tech: Ford's engineers take a look into the future with some
 way out ideas..

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Could the future Corvette be missing something that has been part
of the sports cars DNA?

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And two motorists demonstrate what not to do behind the wheel.

All that and a whole lot more when we get rolling on Cruise Control Radio..

Thursday, September 22, 2016

CORVETTES AT CARLISLE PART TWO

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

Welcome to hour two of our Corvette special that was recorded live
from the 80 acres of fiberglass at Corvettes at Carlisle. Every year 
over 5000 Corvette owners come to Carlisle Pennsylvania an we 
have this event covered from all angles.. like this one.


                         
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First up.. Carlisle's Lance Miller to updates us on the return of Carlisle 
flag made from Corvettes and who won the Friday night burnout contest.


Corvette Product Manager Harlan Charles gives us a walk around of 
the 2017 C7 Corvette Stingray Z06 and Grand Sport 

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Live Stream on Saturday September  24th a10 AM Eastern.
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Executive Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter joins us for more Vette information

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Plus he likes to build Corvette horsepower.. Ken Lingenfelter
will tell us how he is pulling more power from the C7

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All that and a whole lot more when we get rolling this special
Corvette edition of Cruise Control  recorded live from
Corvettes at Carlisle..


Tuesday, September 20, 2016

CORVETTES AT CARLISLE PART ONE

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


They have came from all over the US, Canada and even Europe and 
Australia to join in the 2016 edition of Corvettes at Carlisle in 
Carlisle Pennsylvania. 
                                                     
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First up.. We'll learn about whats new on the 2017 Corvette Stingray
 and Grand Sport from GM'S Phil Minch and Josh Holder..

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Live Stream on Saturday June 24th a10 AM Eastern.
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Chevy is investing big in its Bowling Green assembly plant and the 
new 2017 Corvettes are already rolling off the line. We will get the 
inside details from Plant Manager Kai Spande.

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Accessories and Performance.. We hear how to trick your Vette with
factory parts Tracy Clark and Sean Welch join us.

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And if your Corvette is brand new or has seen a few miles you'll 
want to protect its paint from chips and road debris. That's where 
the XPEL product line up comes in and David Campbell will
be by our remote studio with the details.

All that and a whole lot more when we get rolling this special 
Corvette edition of Cruise Control Live from Corvettes at Carlisle..

Monday, June 20, 2016

LAND ROVER COPYCAT, BUICK'S NEW WAGON and DANDELION MOBILITY

On this hour of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson
Land Rover brings what could be a landmark lawsuit against a Chinese
company.

                                                     
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Is Buick getting ready to reveal a new station wagon? And is this the
next big automotive trend, can worain decals be far behind?

Listen live on Saturday June 25th a10AM Eastern.

Talking Tech: They may drive you crazy but one manufacturer says
Dandelions are key to future mobility.

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the PODCAST.

Plus parking.. Yes we have two stories including  an  automated garage
and another story that may make some of our listeners mad..

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