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CRUISE CONTROL RADIO APRIL 2011

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CRUISE CONTROL:NEW WRAP PART TWO , LOTUS EVORA

and CHEVY MALIBU, plus the INTELLICHOICE BOVIES

The industry news at the New York Auto Show was encouraging. Plenty of new vehicles and sales figures on the rise. But could the lingering problems caused be the earthquake and tsunami in Japan and high fuel price derail the good times?

We will bring you up to date on the news from the floor of the New York auto show with specific model information. Land Rover breaks its mold and Lotus and Lutz roll out more models.

Chevy reveals the Malibu mid sizer with an 38 MPG Eco model. Kia brings plenty of content and start/stop to its new Rio.

Plus: What are some of the best values in vehicles currently on the market? IntelliChoice has released their Best Overall Value of the Year awards.. Executive editor Charlie Vogelheim will be our guest to run down the list ans well as share what the general public is saying about
the new models in New York.

Cruise Control Syndicate Car Radio Show

CRUISE CONTROL:NEW YORK WRAP PART ONE , VW BEETLE , MAZDA'S CX 5 and MORE

It was an historic and incredibly busy week in the automotive industry. For the first time the Shanghai and New York Auto show where held at the same time. There were over 56 vehicle reveals and improved sales news plus an all around improved spirit . But will parts shortages dampen the good news.

We burned up the shoe leather in New York and will have a report on all the major models and trends including The brand new more masculine VW Beetle.

Mazda refreshes its Mazda 3 and shows off its new less smiley CODA design and a future look at the CX5 crossover.

Plus an "At the Wheel Review" of the 2011 Scion Tc coupe.
Cruise Control Syndicate Car Radio Show

CRUISE CONTROL: MOST POPULAR RECALL, GREEN LIGHTED DIESELS? and THE 4.5 MILLION DOLLAR CAR

Most popular recall?: The most popular vehicle in America gets a big recall for safety. What does this mean for America's favorite truck?

Are US Diesel models green lighted at Mazda and Jeep? Well stay tuned.

Off the list: Are consumers turning their backs on the Prius?

Aston Martin thinks the time to right sell a car that costs 4.5 million dollars. But are you ready to buy?

Well, there will be a new Viper and its finally getting some advanced technology, something almost all cars have had for a few years.

 

Cruise Control Syndicate Car Radio Show

CRUISE CONTROL: NEW YORK AUTO SHOW, SPECIAL CAMAROS and KBB'S GREENEST


First story this week the 2012 New York Auto show, its the last stop on the car show circuit. There's an extensive list of new vehicles with a mix of high horsepower, high MPG and high technology. Plus a more positive attitude and sales numbers

Special edition Camaros : One celebrates 45 years, the other is fast well very fast... OK the fastest Camaro ever. Its the Lingenfelter LS9 Camaro SS

And We'll get Insight on the latest trends in the automotive industry from Kelley Blue Book's Jack Nerad. Should you wait to buy a new vehicle right now and what are the ten greenest and the ten best family cars?


Cruise Control Syndicate Car Radio Show

CRUISE CONTROL:TEXAS SPEED, FORMULA E and AFFORDABLE HEMI

Activate the Loud Pedal: One state might break the record for the fastest legal speed limit in the country. Ram Puts together an affordable Hemi powered truck. Break out the accessories
Talking tech: What to do with old carpet? Ford recycles floor covering.

It could just be the most efficient sedan ever built.. What is it? Stay tuned.

Formula E: The F 1 folks are looking into a new race series that does not involve engines.
Plus: Telsa versus Top Gear round two, Hyundai's Veloster powers up and 200 Mile per hour dreams.

And "At the wheel" reviews of the 2011 Infiniti EX 35 Journey AWD and the 2011 VW Touareg Hybrid.

Cruise Control Syndicate Car Radio Show

 

CRUISE CONTROL:ULTRA SNAKE, ALGAE POWER and the WAVEDISK ENGINE

The Japan related auto industry woes continue Toyota and Honda shut down plants and a shortage of components could delay the next generation of a very important car.

We take a peek at an domestic ultra performance car that is going to be revealed at the New York auto show.

Talking Tech: Michigan University says they have developed a new ultra lightweight engine that will reduce emissions by 90 percent.

A pair of Corvettes one celebrates the other scorches the earth.

Ford along with other manufacturers is evaluating all types of alternative fuels for future cars and trucks. Our guest Pete Hardigan Global Mgr. of Sustainability Environmental Policy at Ford is looking at everything from Algae to Methane to power future vehicles.

Cruise Control Syndicate Car Radio Show

CRUISE CONTROL:MALIBU TEASE, BUGATTI FOUR DOOR

and FIAT ELECTRIC

CHEVY is teasing its new Malibu that's going to go on sale in almost 100 countries and its got a signature design from the past. Plus they are also showing what could be the Corvette of the Future.
BUGATTI OWNERS: tired of leaving your kids and pets home when you go for a cruise in your 1000 plus horsepower super car? When now you will be able to haul the whole family. We will tell you how.

Fiat is going to lose 10 thousand dollars on each and every electric Fiat 500. Then Why build it?

Telsa and Top Gear..The fight is on and legal papers are flying. And good news our highways are getting safer.

Cruise Control Syndicate Car Radio Show

CRUISE CONTROL:SAAB UNCERTAIN , ON STAR IN A BOX!

and PRIUS SHORTAGE?

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

SALES numbers are in and for many manufacturers they are booming.. Are the good times back for vehicle builders? We have results for Ford , Chrysler , Kia and more.

Why is one of California's favorite rides getting in short supply?

Spyker came to the rescue of SAAB but now they are calling SAAB's future uncertain. We will have the details.

OnStar in a box! : In the past if you did not own a GM car you could not take advantage of turn by turn directions , remote door unlocking and roadside assistance offered by Onstar. This summer that will all change.. OnStar's Greg Ross will tell us why.

Cruise Control Syndicate Car Radio Show

 

CRUISE CONTROL:100TH INDY , CAMARO IN CHINA and RANGE ROVER EVOQUE

Ford takes a page out of Porsche's play book to ensure a smooth Focus launch.

Indy Celebration: We hear about plans for celebrating the 100Th running of this great American race including Donald Trump at the wheel of the Camaro convertible pace car.And speaking of the Camaro, it goes on sale in China with a different name and a new price. Will it translate into big sales for GM?

Talking Tech: Range extending with Lotus. Will this brand branch out into small powerful engines for plug in electrics?

There's a change going on at Land Rover.. We will hear about the Evoque Two door and Five Door.. Classic Range rover luxury and off road capability with out the high price at the pump.

Cruise Control Syndicate Car Radio Show

CRUISE CONTROL:FAB 40 MPG, 918 SPYDER and

HARVESTING HEAT

Its been several weeks since the Earthquake and Tsunami decimated Japan. We are starting to see plenty of changes here in the US manufacturers stopping new vehicle orders, New models being delayed and even certain paint colors not available. We will bring you date. 

Fabulous and over 40...MPG that is. Some of the best non hybrid cars that don't burn that much gas or a lot of your money at the pump or the dealership.

From design to reality. We have details on hybrid Porsche 918 Spyder and the Fisker Karma.Two high end plug In's heading for or already in production. Green has never been this fun

Talking Tech: Its time for the heat harvest. Will waste heat power up your next vehicle?

 

Cruise Control Syndicate Car Radio Show

CRUISE CONTROL:MOST CONSIDERED BRANDS, PORSCHE CAJUN and NOISE IN THE HILLS


When car buyers go searching for that next vehicle what brands get the most consideration when consumers head to the showroom? We will take a close look at Kelly Blue Book's latest study. You may be surprised who heads up the list.

We'll discuss the new Porsche Cajun and the US version of the TATA Nano Two vehicles that could not be more different.

Talking Tech: Staying in the tank.. We look at some Volt tank tech, why engineers had to re-engineer the fuel tank.

There's noise in them there hills.. We reveal a secret hidden automotive test facility. Plus Gary Busey gives us directions

and we introduce you to Rip Clutch Gone Ski!

Cruise Control Syndicate Car Radio Show

 

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