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On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Hyundai's got big plans for EV's we'll take a look at their project plugin roster. Two more online reveals are in the works this time from Jeep and Honda. Is one manufacturer bringing back four-wheel steering? Ford's Mustang Mach E electric crossover is just about in showrooms. We fi…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson When Stellaris takes over Chrysler and Peugeot which models and brands won't make the cut? Who says you have to spend 35 thousand dollars on a new car? We have details on inexpensive wheels. Talking Tech: Illuminated seat belts? Want to build your own Demon: The answer might be a Hel…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Mercedes says it's out of the autonomous driving business. Is Ethanol a transitional fuel for the next several decades? Bill Ford loved a prototype vehicle so much that he wanted to keep it. Lexus builds a car inspired by birds And we get the latest info on the just-released Volkswag…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson The new boss of Ford wants less expensive vehicles and he is getting started by cutting the price on the new Mach E Mustang. Buying a Jeep Wagoneer will be a high-end experience. We'll tell you why.Kia has plans for a new Sportage We'll tell you what's in store for this compact SUV. …
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Volkswagen takes the wraps off its fully electric ID4 crossover. We have plenty of details to share. California wants no new internal combustion cars by 2035 For the first time in 24 years, a Ford Bronco is on the assembly line. Job One has begun. GM's got a contamination problem and…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Ford tees up its factory plans for the All-electric F150. Plus we have some design details for the EV version of America's best selling vehicle One of Volkswagen's models gets a great safety score and is the brand getting ready to sell off some of its high-end marks? A double-Talking…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson There has been no shortage of new model reveals lately andthis week did not disappoint with the wraps coming offNissan's Z Proto that features a bit of styling form Z cars of the past. Plus Hyundai reveals it's brand new Tucson cross over. We'll have this year Made in America index t…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Ram Sell Out its. 702 Horsepower 1500 TRX. It's the quickest and fastest \pickup truck sold in the US. How does Ford Respond? With even more horsepower. Could one of Lincoln's newer SUV's end up canceled? Buick aggressively prices its new Envision. Talking Tech: Ford Sync 4 infotainm…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Leaks, Leaks, and More Leaks! Plenty of car industry news leakingout this week including Subaru's future line up and completepricing for the new F150, Ford targets Tesla with its Mach E.. And did I say, Tesla? As the Tesla Turns: This week Employees are the first Cybertruck buyersand…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Change at the top: Ford's CEO says it's time to retire. And is General Motors really thinking of doing awaywith its name? The Pandemic has people keeping their vehicles longer. Bronco builders get petitioned. Two more down A pair of auto shows get canceled for 2020 More sedans disapp…
 
Is Volkswagen ready to team up with an emerging EV manufacturer? Honda cancels a popular model, drops manual transmission options, andeliminates a coupe. Daimler ends US production of sedans What vehicle models will be future collectibles? The Ford Bronco and Ford Bronco Sport are here Les got an up-close look at the new Broncothis week he'll give …
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Stellantis: its the new FCA and Peugeot. What's in a name. Chevrolet says its got an electric pickup and its got a 400-mile range. As the Tesla Turns: Tax breaks for a move to Texas and Germany bans some autopilot language, Nissan plans production cuts. All that and an "At the Wheel"…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Ford burns some rubber in a 1400 horsepower Mach E We'll look over the results of Consumer Reports Top Ten Picks study that's packed withpurchasing info. Is Honda taking on Jeep and Is Jeep ready to reveal its Hemi powered Wrangler. As The Tesla Turns: Its a week of lawsuits, new mod…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson BMW reveals its new 4 Series and its got a face they hope BMW buyers will love. Ford Bronco Reveal Yup we have an actual date for that. Tesla has a peeling paint problem. What vehicle is hit with the Millenial generation? It's 20 Thousand in 2020 for the C8 Corvette. And Price of Saf…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Will low prices at the pump cause big problems for Electric Vehicle sales?One manufacturer says they're not worried. VW solves its software problem and teases yet another new model. Chrysler opens up the order books for the Pacifica All Wheel Drive. Bentley builds the last of a breed…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les JacksonThe Ford Bronco reveal is finally happening. Could these capableoff roaders be the start of a new brand? And Jeep prepares to do battle. Murdered goes mainstream: Monochromatic themes are back at Kiaand Lincoln. Mercedes reveals its tech-laden S Class sedan. Tesla may have a lawsuit o…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les JacksonThe Bronco reveal is set and already one tuner says he is ready to up thehorsepower of this retro offroader. Turns out Convertibles are just as safe as hardtops, That's according to a new study. Hyundai's Santa Fe is ready for 2021 with Hybrid power. Talking Tech BMW has plans for ove…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les JacksonWe'll dive into the results of JD Power's annual Initial Quality Study.Great information if your shopping for a new vehicle. Not so big in Japan: Honda stops the sale of one of its models at home. Talking Tech: Apple Car Play has some new tricks up it sleeve. VW revives a Vintage name…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Ford reveals the new F150 pickup with Six engine choices, 11 different grill designs,sleeper seats, Hybrid power, and enough electric power to run a construction site.Plenty of news to get to and we are glad to have Brian Bell, Ford F-150 &Ranger Marketing Manager. as our guest later…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson A big week coming up for Ford with the reveal of the F150 Pickup. Waiting in the wings is the much delayed Bronco but the reveal date for that capable offroader became controversial. We'll tell you why. Talking Tech: Michelin's connected tires. Honda says its trucks are tough but not…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson GET READY: New Vehicles launches are going to explode for the 2022 model year.. And we will get you up to date. Talking Tech: Mercedes perfects the electric turbo and drivers are gonna love the lack of lag... Nissan reveals the new Rogue and we have Intel on the new Rogue Sport Chang…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Electric vehicles made Tesla the most valuable car company in America this past week,But over at GM, EV's could cut into their market share. What's going on? Two new reveals from Lexus and Nissan are happening this week and we have the details. Subaru Powers up the popular Crosstrek.…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Jeep Wrangler... The Ford Bronco is coming for you. Its Jeep versus Ford when it comes to four-wheeling. The Chevy Malibu may be bowing out of production. How many midsize sedans will be left?Kia hasn't given up on sedans, in fact, they have a new one about to be introed and Hyundai …
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson The Mach 1 Mustang is returning for a limited time only. And sticking with Ford we have some details in the soon to be revealed F 150 and the date is set. Talking Tech: Is the smartphone the key to pedestrian safety? It sounds counterintuitive but one company says it's true. Aston Ma…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Volkswagen OKs the Ford alliance. What vehicles will we see first? Buick ups the game when it comes to its Envision crossover. Cadillac is discounting a future collectible and we have deal details. You can't ignore Physics: A new study says you are more at risk during a crash if you …
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Toyota reveals two brand new hybrid family haulers and one of them has a fridge! Now everyone can buy a Mini for less than 20 thousand dollars, And theJeepster returns. Hertz is selling off its performance fleet. Plus Volvo limits speed on all fo its vehicles. And finally, we have th…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Cancelations continue in the automotive world including the New York Auto Show and the Woodward Dream Cruise Nissan freshens its Kicks and Genesis Prices the G80 l below the Euro Competition. When will Ford build is last sedan for the US Market? And its never really been revealed but…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Welcome to as the Tesla Turns the mega edition... Including legal violations, potential arrests,disconnected steering wheels, a new million-mile battery, and transportation for astronauts. Other than that it was a boring week for Elon Musk. Audi and FCA are top of the tech when it co…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Delays for the next Generation F150 and Bronco. When will we see them in showrooms? Volvo has a new flagship. Genesis adds a feature other luxury brands wish they had. Say goodbye to the V12 BMW's. Lemans goes virtual. And Dodge sells at least eight different versions of its Charger …
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Some manufacturers are ready to restart product while other are in aholding pattern. Does Ferrari have the plan for the new normal whenit comes to plant operations? and the UAW says let wait. Hyundai has too many cars, could be a good thing if your on themarket for a new ride. Mini h…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson We'll start this hour with the state of oil. In fact there is somuch crude in the world that people are running out of placesto store it. Kia may lose its Sting and Lexus is saying good by to oneof its models. Ford has revealed its 1400 horsepower Electric CobraJetMustang for the tra…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Troubles ahead for Ford and Toyota. Plus we'll take a look at FCA'splan to get back in production. Nissan's next Z has a name and Mazda has big plans for its 6 sedan Vehicle accidents are at a 50 year low.. And insurance companiesmight be sending you a check because of it. Many peopl…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les JacksonWill the car buying process change forever with no touch transactionsbecoming the new normal? A no cost diesel option? Yes its true when it comes to Cadillac. Andspeaking of GM's luxury brand could performance station wagons beheaded back to dealerships? The Corona Virus is cancelling…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson GM, FORD and some AUTOMOTIVE parts suppliers convert production to masksand ventilators to fight the Corona virus, but When will they restart building vehicles? Staying at home has got a lot of people thinking about Jeeps. Genesis has plans for a new luxury sedan the G80. We've got t…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Will all future vehicles become plug in hybrids to avoid penalties?Rescue Mission: Aston Martin gets a lifeline from a Billionaire. A new global autonomous survey has some people not to excited about self driving cars. Are you on the market for a Jeep Gladiator? well we have a deal o…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Electric crossovers refreshed favorites and plenty of tech. It was all part of the LA auto show.Infiniti has plans for Gas Generated Electric Vehicles, just don't call them a hybrid. Lincoln 's Corsair gains a plug. The Nissan Sentra gets redesigned and the Kia Stringer gets freshene…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson The Los Angeles Auto show saw at least 34 Reveals some of stunning otherswell a bit outlandish. And that's where we start this edition of CCR with theReveal of Tesla's Electric pickup known as the Cybertruck. Musk allegedly has almost 200 K people that have pre ordered and he won atu…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Chip Foose's E Type Jag, The Graveyard Cars 1000 horsepower Hellephantpowered Chrysler, the Chevy E10 electric pickup all part of the recent SEMAshow in Las Vegas. The electric hot rod trend has be begun with a 800 Volt Mustang and a GM Electric Crate Motor. Cadillac has big plans fo…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson We told you last week about FCA and Peugeot Teaming up in a Fifty Fifty Merger,but what happens to all of their thirteen brands? Will they all survive? One of those brands Alpha Romeo is getting a big refresh and some fans mightbe upset about it. Fords Mustang Inspired electric power…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Dyno mystery! Could the new Corvette C8 have more than 495 horsepower?Like A LOT More? We give our opinions. Some Toyota Supra owners will be getting new cars because their ride can't be fixed. What does a fully loaded 2020 Chevy Camaro Cost? You might be surprised The government get…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson It should have been a home run, so How did Ford Botch the Explorer Launch? Will performance drive trains fine their way in to Volkswagen'sSUV's? One exec says it could happen Talking Tech: Electric Turbos are on the way Dodge Challenger is Top of the Ponies.. And why is Lane Centerin…
 
On this edition of Cruise Control with Fred Staab and Les Jackson Cadillac reveals its CT4 sedan. Porsche's Taycan Turbo takes on Tesla's Ludicrous Model S,The battle ground is The Nurburgring BMW's 4 Series gets a bold new look, but is it too bold for current BMW owners?What new cars are kept the longest? We'll have our Deal of the Week if you are…
 
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