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Corvette C8, Kia Telluride, Tesla, 4Runner, and Auto News | #371
From amazing car reviews to crushing automotive news, we've got you covered this week with all you need to know. Kicking off the show automotive journalist, BJ Killeen, discusses the limited capabilities of Cadillac Super Cruise, the announcement of the Corvette C8 reveal date, the explosion of driving courses in the United States. Then, Co-founder of CarTender and Freelance Automotive Journalist for CarGurus, Boston Globe, U.S. News & World Report, George Kennedy III, fills us in on his test drive of the time tested Toyota 4Runner. How does the Toyota 4Runner stack up next to other off-road vehicles, and what makes an off-roader great? Next up, we chat with Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, and Dealer.com Executive Publisher, Karl Brauer, about the death of Mercedes-Daimler's smart car division, the staggering first quarter losses of Tesla, the absolutely amazing Kia Telluride, and the boon of e-commerce on dealerships. Changing lanes, CEO and Co-Founder of LM Industries, Jay Rogers, gives us an update on Local Motors, the birth of LM Industries, and their biggest 3D printed vehicle yet, Olli. Closing out the show automotive journalist, Steven Cole Smith, shares his experience at a local equestrian competition, remembers Ayrton Senna and other drives lost through the years, and discusses the Corvette C8 reveal scheduled for July.
[00:00:00] Cadillac Super Cruise Not So Super
[00:06:25] Mid-Engine Corvette C8 News
[00:12:30] Driving Courses, the New Golf Courses
[00:19:50] 2019 Toyota 4Runner - Time Tested Champ
[00:29:06] 4Runner Interior Needs an Overhaul!
[00:35:52] What Makes A Vehicle an Off-Roader?
[00:42:12] Tesla Faces Staggering $702m Loss
[00:48:31] Death of the Smart Car
[00:54:43] Kia Telluride and E-Commerce Dealerships
[01:02:04] LM Industries Olli Around the World!
[01:12:09] Horse Competition and Ayrton Senna
[01:18:06] Corvette C8 to be Revealed in July…read more