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AUDI E-TRON Q4, CAR DEALER DEMISE? and FORD’S BLUE CRUISE

AUDI E-TRON Q4, CAR DEALER DEMISE? and FORD’S BLUE CRUISE

April 28, 2021

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

Audi adds to its E Tron line up with the Q4 and Q4 sport back

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If you wanted a Durango Hellcat well you just might be in luck.

Are the days of the traditional brick-and-mortar dealers numbered thanks

to new upstarts? Talking Tech: Ford goes hands-off with its level 2 over-the-air

update called Blue Cruise.

Michelin wants to be more than a tire manufacturer

And what's a car thing?

All that and more When we get rolling on Cruise Control.

MERCEDES EQS, MAZDA MX30 , MUSTANG 57TH BIRTHDAY

MERCEDES EQS, MAZDA MX30 , MUSTANG 57TH BIRTHDAY

April 21, 2021

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

Mercedes reveals its Electric flagship the EQS

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Mazda takes the wraps off its first Battery Electric the MX30. Chip woes: the chip

supply problem persist cutting into production at Honda GM and Nissan,

Volkswagen brings back the RTX What!!!

Mustang maintains its sporty car sales lead and celebrates its 57th birthday. The

car could have looked completely different when it was originally designed we are

going to dig into the Ford archives with our guest Ted Ryan Ford's Archives

& Heritage Brand Manager

All that and  more When we get rolling on Cruise Control

HUMMER EV SUV, LEXUS ADVANCED DRIVE, TOYOTA GR86, RENTAL CARS PRICES SKYROCKET

HUMMER EV SUV, LEXUS ADVANCED DRIVE, TOYOTA GR86, RENTAL CARS PRICES SKYROCKET

April 19, 2021

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

Lexus announces its teammate Advanced Drive system and also takes on distracted driving

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Toyota debuts the GR 86 no replacement for more displacement.

Jeep Updates the Compass. Rental Car prices skyrocket we'll tell you why.

And Hummer reveals its Crab walking 830 horsepower EV SUV. are you ready

for some tactical tech?  Tom Namovich, the Hummer EV product manager joins us.

All that and  more When we get rolling on Cruise Control

Electric Silverado , Mercedes CLS,  Cadillac Lyric ,  Hyundai Santa Cruz, Explorer Enthusiast ST

Electric Silverado , Mercedes CLS, Cadillac Lyric , Hyundai Santa Cruz, Explorer Enthusiast ST

April 15, 2021
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson
 

The Chevy Silverado goes electric but gas models are not going anywhere.

From Concept to Consumer: GM says its Lyric will look the same as the prototype.

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Mercedes redesigns its CLS. Hyundai says it's not a truck OK! You that, right?

Ford adds more models to its Explorer Line up including the Enthusiast ST with

400 horsepower and the Platinum Hybrid. Lee Newcombe, Ford Explorer

Marketing Manager.

All that and  more When we get rolling on Cruise Control

BATTERY BREAKTHROUGH, TESLA LOVE AFFAIR, and VW R LINE ARTEON DRIVEN

BATTERY BREAKTHROUGH, TESLA LOVE AFFAIR, and VW R LINE ARTEON DRIVEN

March 15, 2021

Battery Breakthrough: GM says a 600 battery electric range might be just around the corner.

Is the love affair with Tesla over, with challenges to its full self-driving capability and its

new steering wheel design?

 

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nge: the old way of buying a car from a dealer is changing rapidly at Hyundai and Mitsubishi. And one Ford dealer is told to cut its dealer-added markup.

Volkswagen is ready to enter the 25 thousand dollar electric vehicle market.

Plus what automotive brand is most popular with women?

And  an "At the Wheel review" of the Volkswagen R Line Arteon

ERAY CORVETTE, VOLVO ALL EV,  VW TRINTY and GENESIS GV80 DRIVEN

ERAY CORVETTE, VOLVO ALL EV, VW TRINTY and GENESIS GV80 DRIVEN

March 7, 2021
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson
 

Details on the Hybrid E Ray Corvette.

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Honda says it has a Level 3 Autonomous vehicle ready to go. Meanwhile over at Tesla .....

Elon Musk says his fully autonomous car is just around the corner and the seld drive option will set you back 10K

Volvo is moving to all-electric, all online sales and completely away from sedans and wagons

Volkwagen lauches its project Trinity. Ford doles out some cash to patient Mach E buyers

Talking Tech Two new ways to charge up an electric vehicle

Plus and At the Wheel review of the Genesis GV80 Prestige edition crossover

 

IIHS SAFETY AWARDS, JEEP WRANGLER 392 ANDGRAND CHEROKEE L PRICED, HONDA ACCORD HYBRID DRIVEN

IIHS SAFETY AWARDS, JEEP WRANGLER 392 ANDGRAND CHEROKEE L PRICED, HONDA ACCORD HYBRID DRIVEN

March 2, 2021
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson
 

Awards Season: The Insurance Institute for Highway safety class of 2021 picks

is a big one. 90 vehicles have won safety awards. Important info if you on the

market for a new vehicle.

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on the Cruise Control Radio Facebook Page

Jeep prices out the Grand Cherokee L and The Rubicon 392 v8 becomes

the most expensive Wrangler ever.

Talking Tech: Porsche is offering an optional 100 thousand dollar paint job.

Production stops on the Tesla Model 3 and Y line. And the Corvette assembly

line also goes silent thanks to a parts shortage.

Plus is the Stingrays interior already getting a redesign?

All that plus an At the Wheel review of the 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring

Edition when we get rolling on Cruise Control

KIA CARNIVAL,  FORD KING RANCHER and JAG JEOPARDY

KIA CARNIVAL, FORD KING RANCHER and JAG JEOPARDY

March 1, 2021
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson
 

Is it an SUV or a Mini Van? Kia takes the wraps off its Carnival and we have the details.

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Mitsubishi extensively freshens up the Outlander Plug-in Hybrid for 2021

Ford expands its King Ranch models to a new category of vehicles. Somethings

got Jaguar dealers worried and it's not the announcement that the brand

is going all-electric. Could the cat's future be in jeopardy?

 

Talking Tech: Toyota just broke ground on the Woven City a deep look

into the future of automotive technology.

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Cruise Control Radio Facebook Page

All that and more When we get rolling on this edition of Cruise Control 

TOYOTA #1,  GENESIS FLAGSHIP and MAZDA CX-5 REVIEWED

TOYOTA #1, GENESIS FLAGSHIP and MAZDA CX-5 REVIEWED

February 1, 2021

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

Toyota takes the number one spot for auto manufacturing from Volkswagen 

we'll tell you which models pushed them over the top.

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Tesla updates its Model S and X and that's caused some controversy.

Is Genesis getting ready for a Crossover Flagship model? 

Deals on Heavy Duty Chevy's and Lincolns

Jaguar starts building a car from the 50's And are Americans' tastes in car colors changing?

All that plus an "at the Wheel" review of the 2021 Mazda CX-5  when 

we get rolling on Cruise Control Radio.

JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE L, APPLE AND HYUNDAI TEAM UP AND BMW Z4 DRIVEN

JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE L, APPLE AND HYUNDAI TEAM UP AND BMW Z4 DRIVEN

January 15, 2021

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

Jeep completely revamps its Grand Cherokee and now offers optional

three-row seating.

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Could the Chrysler brand be a victim of Stellantis: the new group

resulting from the merger of FCA and Groupe PSA

Will Hyundai and Apple team up to build electric vehicles?

 

Talking Tech: the Volkswagen ID4 will tell is drivers when it's ok

to coast, thanks to Intelligent Regenerative braking

 

Looks like Ford is already building its Maverick compact pickup.

Plus Hoonigan Gymkana Guy Ken Block says goodbye to Ford.

 

All that and an  "At the Wheel" review of the BMW Z4 sDrive M40i 

when we get rolling on Cruise Control Radio.    

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