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The Car Doctor

By john paul
Car Care for Everyone
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A simple way to make the roads safer & how much does it cost to drive your car
In this program we talk with Matthew Henderson Public Information Officer & Spokesperson, Mariluson Design that invented Soundbeam to improve road safety. Then we talk with AAA's Alec Slatky about how much it costs to drive your car. Check out the website it is great.
August 10, 2022
GM EV first responder safety program and NEMPA vehicle awards
In this episode we talk with the folks at GM about a new safety program for first and second responders at electric vehicle fires. Then we talk with the VP of the New England Motor Press Cliff Atiyeh about the 2022 Winter vehicle awards
August 05, 2022
700 HP Ford Raptor, F-150 Lightning Police truck and Hyundai Tucson PHEV
In this episode we talked with the the folks from Ford about two different and equally fast vehicles, the F-150 Lightening Police truck and the Raptor version of the F-150 with a version of the engine out of the Mustang GT500. Then we review the very capable Hyundai Tucson Plug in Hybrid
August 02, 2022
We talk with author Matt DeLorenzo about buying an affordable electric car
How To Buy An Affordable Electric Car: A Tightwad's Guide to EV Ownership by Matt Matt DeLorenzo. Matt has driven just about every car on the planet, but apparently he is cheap (like I have been accused of) but wanted to go electric. Check out the interview and his new book
July 30, 2022
Where to get the most for your car and the 2022 Honda Passport review
In this episode we talk about where to get the most for your car, Carvana, Varoom or CarMax, we answer some listener mail review the well made Honda Passport and find out what Jerry Seinfeld and I have in common
July 26, 2022
News at Onstar and the all new 2024 Chevrolet Electric Blazer
give it a listen and let me know what you think 
July 22, 2022
Chevrolet Bolt EV review and a chat with Bobbie Dumelle of CTEK and answers to your car questions
In this episode we learn all about battery maintenance with Bobbie Dumelle of the battery maintainer company CTEK, then we review the pretty incredible Chevrolet Bolt and answer some listener questions
July 19, 2022
Karl Brauer of, car questions and a review of the 2023 Mazda CX-50
In this episode we talk with the executive analyst of and answer some car questions and review the all new Mazda CX-50 if you have a car question, comment or suggestion
July 15, 2022
Ford F-series anniversary and Ford Explorer review
In this episode we talk with Ford historian Ted Ryan about the 75 anniversary of the Ford F-series trucks and answer some listener emails and review the Ford Explorer
June 30, 2022
Motorcycle Safety month with the Massachusetts Registrar of Motor Vehicles Colleen Ogilvie.
In this episode we talk with the Registrar of Motor Vehicles about motorcycle safety as well as the ever important of the Slow Down Move Over law. Also we review two fantastic lights from NEBO And of course we talk with our listener family
June 28, 2022
Ford opens the Heritage Vault
In this episode we talk with Ford's historian Ted Ryan about how Ford is opening up their vault of heritage materials at Http:// We also give away the Innova scan tool to a lucky listener
June 21, 2022
Boston Duck Tour’s Tony Cerulle and Innova Scan Tool Giveaway
Boston Duck Boats are as iconic as the Prudential Center, the Olde North Church and Faneuil Hall. Did you ever wonder how they keep them in tip-top shape? We chat with the head of engineering and spiritual leader of the garage staff of Boston Duck Tours --Tony Cerulle. Also listen how to win a scan tool from Innova, which we will give away on Father’s Day weekend
June 14, 2022
Jeeps, Jeeps and win a Jeep
In this episode we talk with Leighton O'Conner a pastor and Jeep enthusiast who is traveling to 50 cities in 300 days, living in his Jeep Wrangler delivering necessities to the homeless. Leighton also started the Then if you want to win your own custom Jeep our buddy George Kennedy fill us in on the Jeep that is being raffled off at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum
June 09, 2022
Secrets of The Barn Find Hunter with author Tom Cotter
On this episode we talk with Tom Cotter the Barn Find Hunter who has also written many books including the  Cobra in the Barn, Cars of Cuba and is working on the great American Road Trip. Then we talk with Darci Gurney of Ford about the Ford Proud To Honor Program
June 01, 2022
Car Dealer Warren Waugh talks about the business and some of his favorite cars
In this episode we talk with car dealer Warren Waugh of the Lyon Waugh group about cars, the state of the business and how advantageous it could be to become and automotive technician. We also connect with some old friends and talk with a few of our regular listeners
May 23, 2022
Fastest selling vehicles according to
In this episode we talk with executive analyst Karl Brauer about what is hot right now, a little insight on the Ford F-150 Lightning and the painful  gas prices. Plus insight on used car prices from one of our favorite listeners Robert from Tyngsboro
May 09, 2022
We chat about the NY Auto Show with Automotive Journalist Cliff Atiyeh
In this full show podcast we talk with journalist Cliff Atiyeh about the happenings at the NY Auto Show what he has been doing with Car and Driver, Car Gurus, Forbes and what he has coming up in the future. Cliff is also VP of the
May 02, 2022
We talk with Mark Trostle Head of Ram Truck and Mopar Design at Stellantis
We talk with Mark Trostle Head of Ram Truck and Mopar Design at FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles about the Drive for Design program to help young students find their way to design school. Interesting note, Mark won this contest when he was a student.
April 18, 2022
A conversation with MA State Representative , Steve Howitt about preventing catalytic converter theft
In this episode we talk with Massachusetts State Representative Steven Howitt who recently filed a bill to help prevent catalytic converter theft. Steve is also quite the car guy and passionate about the old car hobby. Plus we chat with our listeners both old and new.
April 11, 2022
How about a car subscription service? We talk with Finn.Auto CEO Max-Josef Meier
Do you get tired of driving the same car after  6 months or a year, there is and answer, a subscription service. Just like switching phones when the latest model comes out now you can switch cars. Ceo of Finn Auto ( Max-Josef Meier calls in from Germany and gives us all the details. Plus an update on a WORX impact wrench and they  handled a problem
April 04, 2022
Keeping your trailer secure with Bolt Locks
In this episode we talk with Jason Buckles of Bolt lock about keeping your trailer secure. Also we give away a complete trailer set of Bolt locks (  to a luck listener. And a positive warranty experience with my Shell portable jump pack.
March 28, 2022
Talking Car Covers with Scott Shemtov of Empire Covers
In this episode we talk with Empire Car Cover's Scott Shemtov About choosing the right cover for your car. Additionally we reviewed the WORX 1/2 20-volt impact wrench and talked with our listeners from West Palm Beach Florida to Bridgewater Massachusetts. Bonus Scott created a Car Doctor discount code, put Car Doctor in the Car Cover order page and get 20 percent off.
March 14, 2022
Vehicle Safety with Consumer Reports and a Review of the 2022 Cadillac XT4
In this program we talk with Kelly Funkhouser of Consumer Reports about vehicle safety systems and driver monitor systems. We then review the Cadillac XT4 and chat with our radio family, where one listener leaves me speechless.
February 15, 2022
Dodge Chief Donut maker and back from the blizzard
In this episode we talk Matt McAlear about a new job opening at Dodge as Chief Donut Maker. The job is only temporary but - Dodge has opened a search across U.S for the greatest automotive job in the world, a one year gig as brand ambassador with a $150,000 salary, a Hellcat as a company car, and more.
February 08, 2022
A little technical issue that turned into a great program -Give it a listen
In this program we talked with the CEO of Mark Smith about his fantastic and fun UTE kits. We discussed Covid struggles and successes of owning a business.
January 17, 2022
Starting 2022, welcome to episode 2
Ford Bronco review and AAA membership giveaway 
January 11, 2022
New Years Day Car Doctor program
In this program we talked with head engineer for the Cadillac Lyriq, then chatted with folks from Ford about cleaning the ocean and using the waste to make parts for Ford wiring and the Sasquatch edition Bronco and spent a few minutes with the fastest guy I know funny car driver Bob Tasca III
January 11, 2022
2021 is in the rearview and 2022 is in the windshield
In this broadcast we talk with our listeners and forget to review the Ford Bronco--so next time I promise until then Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 
December 20, 2021
Gifts for the Car enthusiasts with Richard Reina of CARiD and reclaiming ghost plastics for automotive use and a BMW review
In this episode we chat with Richard Reina of about gifts for automotive enthusiasts, supply chain issues and good from bad parts. Also we talk about sustainability with Ford's Doctor Debbie Mielewski  and how Ford is using ocean plastics to make parts for the Ford Bronco and cleaning the ocean. Also we give away the Big book on Tiny Cars to a lucky listener. Plus we review the BMW 430i convertible
December 13, 2021
Talking Cars and Car Museums with Natalie Harrington
Natalie Harrington is a trustee with the Lars Anderson Auto museum. We chat about the Lars Anderson Museum, Audrain and Newport car museum. Now Natalie is at CarGurus. Plus we update listeners on recalls, explain wheel tightening torque and review the Ford Bronco Sport
December 06, 2021
Talking Mitsubishi
In tis episode we talk about the newest Mitsubishi with Keven and Zach Michaud or Michaud Mitsubishi 
December 01, 2021
The Impossible Road Trip, by Eric Dregni
Have you ever gone on a long road trip, why not make it interesting 
December 01, 2021
The first ”new” Bronco pickup truck created by BDS-Suspensions for SEMA
We talk with Carter Reed of BDS suspensions about the worlds first Bronco pickup truck introduced The SEMA Show last week. Plus a review of Nissan Frontier pick up. Tap that app and give it a listen
November 15, 2021
A conversation with with the founder of the Newport Car Museum Gunther Buerman
In this episode we talked about what is new at the fabulous Plus a review of the very cute all electric Mazda MX-30 and of course chatting with our listener family
November 08, 2021
Recap of the latest New England Motor Press Meeting
Recently the head of Jeep came to a New England Motor Press Meeting to show off some new products including the all new Wagoneer. Cliff and I discuss that vehicle and much more.
November 01, 2021
Talking Electric Cars with Bill Howard-editor of Forbes Wheels
In this program we talk all about electric vehicles with the editor of Forbes Wheels: Car Shopping Simplified Bill Howard. We also review the best little first aid kit from and review the Mercedes Benz E-450 Coupe
October 26, 2021
Russell Hayes author of The Big Book of Tiny Cars
We discuss why people like small things puppies, kittens and very small cars. Then we review a not so tiny car the very nice Genesis GV80 and of course talk with our listener family.
October 18, 2021
Electric Trucks, Subaru review and we went a bit off course
In this episode we talk with Ezekiel Wheeler of Intelligent Moving and Labor about his new 16 foot electric moving truck Then a review of the Subaru Crosstrek and Biff and I started talking sports (not my strong point) and also a review of a very useful tailgating tool from Don't overcook those steaks and burger while you are waiting for the game to start
October 13, 2021
We learn about used car prices with Julie Blackley of
In this episode we learn about the weird times we are in when used car prices are still up nearly 30 percent over last year. Then we review the awesome and somewhat frustrating Mercedes Benz S-580 and talk with our first caller from Florida
October 04, 2021
In this episode we take the show on the road to the Cycles 128 Museum Cafe
We spend most to the hour with the owner Rob Cerundolo talking about his love of everything with 2 wheels. We are also joined by NEMPA member George Kennedy as we discuss the pretty awesome Mercedes S-580 AWD hybrid sedan.
September 27, 2021
Live from Motor Bella, the all new Ford Expedition
I talk with Jiyan Cadiz Manager, North American Passenger Vehicle Communications · Ford Motor Company about the all new 2022 Ford Expedition from
September 21, 2021
Come to work with me. AAA, A great place to work
In this episode we talk with co-worker Jill Harris the director of talent acquisition for AAA Northeast where I am now in my 37th year. We have many job openings for road service technicians to call receivers to travel agents.  Some of these positions are work at home, work at the office or a hybrid. Come check out AAA-- it is a great place to work  And of course we also chatted about the latest automotive news and talked with our listener family.
September 20, 2021
Mobility Options as you age in Massachusetts
In this podcast I chat with Michele Ellicks of the Registry of Motor Vehicles and Kelly Campbell program manager of the Travel Training Program Paratransit for the MBTA about planning ahead to give up driving and options available here in Massachusetts and beyond
September 16, 2021
Talking oil with Quaker State Scientist and Technology Specialist Sean Nguyen
In this episode we discuss synthetic VS conventional oil, synthetic blends, high mileage oil and more. We also review the Hyundai Sonata and remember this date 20 years ago.
September 13, 2021
Shell portable jump pack and the Mercedes GLC AMG 63 Coupe
In this episode we talk with president and CEO of Camelion north America Ian Mendez about the safety and convivence of a portable jump-pack Then we review the SUV muscle car the Mercedes Benz GLC AMG 63 coupe and give away a AAA membership to Jeff one of our long distance listeners on Long Island New York
August 30, 2021
Hurricane broadcast and it is all about Ford with the Maverick and Mustang
In this full show podcast on the eve of Hurricane Henri, we chat with Jim Owens Mustang brand manager and Ford historian Ted Ryan --when adjusted for inflation the Maverick is cheaper than the first Model T
August 23, 2021
Pebble beach, Jeep Wrangler 392 and tire talk
In this episode we talk with Natalie Harrington of the Lars Anderson Auto Museum who is out at Pebble Beach, then we review the Jeep Wrangler with a 392 cubic inch engine and talk tires with regular listener Robert from Tyngsboro
August 16, 2021
Electric Cars, Buicks, Lincolns and Shinola
In this full show podcasts were are talking with Anna Vanderspek Electric Vehicle Program Director at the Green Energy Consumers Alliance and then we talk with Jenn Engle the Lincoln Aviator Brand Manager about a project with Detroit Company Shinola, plus a review of the Buick Envision and of course our listener family makes the program what it is.
August 09, 2021
Are onboard mileage indicators accurate and what about the Ford Maverick?
In this full show podcast we talk with AAA co-worker Mark Schieldrop about a recent study about how accurate are MPG indicators and can you trust the miles to empty display? Then we talk with Ford's Zack Nakos at the New England Motor Press vehicle awards dinner about the all new Ford Maverick.
August 02, 2021
Dash Cams with Garmin’s Cesar A. Palacios
There was a time when you carried a note book and pen if you got in a crash, now technology can help sort out the facts. Cesar A. Palacios from Garmin takes us through the latest dash cams.
July 26, 2021
Taking about the future of electrification with GRIDS Capital CEO Guy Perelmuter
In this bonus episode we talk with author and founder/CEO of GRIDS Capital about the future of automobiles and electrification. Check out his book at
July 26, 2021
Talking Cars with the Boston Herald’s Marc Grasso
Marc Grasso is a NEMPA member and auto writer and car guy. Then I review the Hyundai Sonata N-Line and chat with our listener family
July 19, 2021
Chris Martin from Honda tells us about the safety innovations of the 2022 Honda Civic
The Honda Civic is just about 50 years old and how it has changed
July 15, 2021
Genesis G70 review, Greg Ebel from Ford, AAA giveaway and some science
In this episode we started with some technical difficulties (almost a hurricane) but we carried on. Listen for the the G70 review, a fun interview about the latest police interceptor a very quick F-150 and a AAA membership giveaway and my first listener from NY -- Jeff who reads my column in Newsday and listens on line.
July 12, 2021
GM-Work from anywhere with 4G LTE built in WiFi
In this full show podcast we talk with: Chad Lyons – GMC Communications Manager about how people are using their vehicles to work from anywhere. In addition we are reviewing the 2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV and reminding our listeners to have a happy and safe independence day holiday weekend.
July 07, 2021
Where will the electricity come from to charge all the electric cars?
We talk with Lynne St. Laurent of Hydro Quebec. Hydro Quebec has committed 15 million dollars for electric charging stations, plus we learn how how much electricity is made in Quebec
June 29, 2021
Talking cars and car repairs with NEMPA’s Junior Damato
In this episode we talk with AAA's top shop owner and auto journalist Junior Damato  about some of the latest cars he his driven and some car questions
June 29, 2021
Guest appearance on NPR’s Maine Calling
I got to spend time with Jamie Page Deaton  executive editor of the U.S. News Best Cars team and host Jennifer Rooks talking all things automotive
June 23, 2021
Quickest selling cars with Karl Brauer
Fastest selling cars and trucks and a industry update plus a review of the Honda Ridgeline
June 22, 2021
Spending time with Sherman Whitman and the WPKZ morning Kommute
Talking Kars every two weeks with long time radio personality Sherman Whitman 
June 16, 2021
Talking with Ford’s Trevor Scott about the new Maverick pickup truck
Talking with Ford’s Trevor Scott about the new Maverick pickup truck
June 14, 2021
Guest appearance on WPKZ radio with the legendary Sherman Whitman
Every two weeks or so I get to chat about cars with the morning crew on WPKZ radio 
June 11, 2021
Chatting with the CEO of Indigo Tech Will Greylin
In this episode we talk with Will Greylin about one of the most innovative and affordable electric vehicles to be produced. Plus a review of the hybrid Hyundai Tucson. Remember you can call in and be part of the live program every Saturday morning from 10-11a EST 800 370 1049
June 07, 2021
Talking Cars with George Kennedy
In this episode we talk all things automotive with auto writer George Kennedy. Including one wild Jeep and the latest issue of the Lars Anderson Auto Museum's magazine Upshift. Plus my review of the Mitsubishi Eclipse-Cross
June 01, 2021
AAA Automotive engineering projects with AAA’s Greg Brannon
Automotive engineering with Greg Brannon the Director, Automotive Engineering and Industry Relations at AAA National. Plus a review of the Mercedes Benz E-450
May 25, 2021
Talking with Lee Newcomb of Ford about the latest Ford Explorer -the Timberline By the way it was also my birthday.
Talking with Lee Newcomb of Ford about the latest Ford Explorer -the Timberline By the way it was also my birthday.
May 17, 2021
AAA's Car Doctor John Paul chats with Sherman Whitman on the K-Zone
Chatting cars, car repair, gas prices and travel 
May 11, 2021
On the road at the Meineke in Peabody MA
For the first time in 14 months the Car Doctor program was on the road at the Meineke Car Care and as a treat to me some of my regular listeners stopped in to say hello
May 10, 2021
Smart Locks with BOLT and a review of the Kia Sorento
On this May 1st broadcast we talk with Crystal Wiken of Bolt Locks Then we review the very well done Kia Sorento and play a little trivia and give away a AAA membership
May 03, 2021
AAA and Ford --The 100 Deadliest Days Campaign
In this episode I talk with Lee Newcomb of Ford Motor Company about how technology can help keep your teen driver safe 
April 29, 2021
A Conversation with Dave Smith of Factory Five
In this episode I chat with Dave Smith of Factory Five Racing about what is new and exciting at Factory Five. Plus we give away a gift certificate to and review the Subaru Forester
April 26, 2021
A Car Conversation with the fastest guy I know Bob Tasca III
Fresh off a win at the 4-Wide in Las Vegas we talk about what it is like to go 300 miles per hour
April 22, 2021
We talk with Tom Maxwell, the CEO of Twisted North
In this episode we talk with the CEO of Twisted the manufacturer of the most interesting Land Rovers you will ever see. Also in the episode we review the large than life Nissan Amada
April 19, 2021
The all new Chevy Bolt EUV
In this episode we talk with the manager of EV communication Shad Balch
April 15, 2021
All things automotive with Richard Reina of CariD
In this episode we talk about all things automotive with Richard Reina of CariD, the online auto parts one stop shop. Everything from headlights, to dash covers, to wheel and tire installs. Plus we give away a couple of tee-shirts to lucky listeners.
April 12, 2021
Ford has a new hotrod with the updated Explorer ST
The Ford Explorer ST is a 400 horsepower version of the Explorer only now a bit more affordable andFord's Lee Newcombe tell us all about it.
April 09, 2021
Driving incontrol with Dan Strollo
In this episode we talk with the executive director of the Incontrol driving school. This unique program takes over where driver's education ends. Also we review the luxurious Cadillac Escalade and give away a AAA membership
April 05, 2021
Spending some time with Sherman Whitman on WPKZ radio
Chatting about gas prices, electric cars and dating blunders 
March 30, 2021
Ford Frenzy with Ford historian Ted Ryan
This is Ford's equivalent to the Final Four, we also review the Acura NSX and chat with our callers
March 29, 2021
AAA Car Conversations with.......
Sam Fiorani is the Vice President of Global Vehicle Forecasting at AutoForecast Solutions
March 29, 2021
We talk automotive education with Auto-Lab's Mike Porcelli
In this episode we talk with long time automotive radio host, educator and business owner Mike Porcelli about automotive education, negotiating an insurance claim and the Gold Shield program to help our veterans.  We also give away a AAA membership
March 22, 2021
Time to get the car looking good again with
During this program we talked with Paul Fernandez the General Manager at Automotive Touchup.Then we gave away a fantastic book-Corvette Stringray, the mid-engine revolution from Motorbooks. Plus, regular listener Peter from Salem gives us some insight on the demise of Edsel.
March 15, 2021
We chat we Mia Bevacqua, Chief Mechanic at about servicing electric cars
Whether service technicians at dealerships and independent mechanics are prepared for a major increase in EV and hybrid service The role of the EV parts aftermarket Maintenance tips for hybrid or electric vehicles Why consumers should feel comfortable turning to the automotive aftermarket for vehicle maintenance and repairs What owners of hybrid and electric vehicles need to know when buying from the automotive aftermarket
March 10, 2021
We chat about NASCAR Pennzoil 400 and the behind the scenes virtual experience
In this program we talk with Andrea Bottini---Shell Lubricants Influencer Marketing Manager about the The Pennzoil Virtual Proving Grounds which allows race fans worldwide to explore Las Vegas Motor Speedway from the comfort of their homes. We also chat about one of the most expensive cars I have driven the Rolls Royce Ghost, chat with our listeners.
March 08, 2021
We talk with CMO Dave Morris of about electric vehicles
Dave Morris is the chief merchandising office for and we chat about the company, electric cars and the future of DIYing your electric car.
March 06, 2021
Talking about the GM Futureliner with Natalie Harrington
We talk with NEMPA member Natalie Harrington about a recent story in about General Motors Parade of Progress and the fleet of Superliners. Check out Natalie's IG @automotiveitgirl
March 01, 2021
Talking about the all new Chrysler Pacifica
In this episode we talk with Mary Ann Capo Head of Product Planning, Chrysler about the all new Chrysler Pacifica
February 23, 2021
Talking Cars with Nate Chapnick
In this episode we talk about some of the best cars with auto writer Nate Chapnick. Nate is Senior Editor with Modern Luxury, the nation's largest luxury media company, where he heads up their luxury automotive content.
February 14, 2021
Who really loves their cars, Karl Brauer executive analyst at tell us
In this episode Karl fill us in on what cars people hold on to for the longest time and perhaps why.
February 09, 2021
Electric Vehicle Battery Safety
In this episode we talk with the CEO of KULR Michael Mo. 
February 04, 2021
We chat with Joe Hearn the CEO or ARS (
Did you ever want to donate a car to charity and wonder if it really is a charity? Joe Hearn the CEO of ARS ( helps us sort all of this out. Plus a review of the 2022 Acura MDX 
February 04, 2021
Saturday Morning with WBLQ's Betty Jo Cugini
Talking winter car safety tips and combating this chilly weather 
January 30, 2021
Ceo of SparkCharge Josh Aviv and a preview of the AAA (virtual) Travel Marketplace
In this episode we talk with the CEO of Shark Tank contestant (who made a deal for One Million dollars) Josh Aviv and then chatted with Anne Lischwe of AAA about the Travel Market Place
January 26, 2021
Talking electric vehicles with EV Expert Steve Birkett
in this episode we chat about all things electric with EV expert Steve Birkett 
January 20, 2021
Mercedes GLC review and a interview with North Shore Nissan's Tom Salone
In this episode we chat with a real car guy Tom Salone of North shore Nissan
January 19, 2021
Spending some time with WKPZ's Sherman Whitman
We talk getting your car through winter and rising gas prices and New England's favorite subject potholes 
January 19, 2021
Talking about the AAA Car Guide with Manager of Automotive Engineering Megan Mckernan for the Automobile Club Of Southern California
We talk safety, system and how cars get tested as well as the AAA Automotive Research Center
January 15, 2021
See and be Seen -- the importance of automotive lighting
In this episode we talked with Greg Bibbo, product marketing manager Osram Sylvania. We also review the all new 2021 Acura TLX and chat with our listener family
January 11, 2021
First Car Doctor broadcast of 2021
In this episode we chat with Zane Merva co-founder of about some of the great vehicles we have driven over the past year. talk to our listeners and review the surprisingly good all electric Chevy Bolt 
January 04, 2021
Last Car Doctor Episode of 2020
In this episode we give away a AAA Membership (  to a lucky listener. Review the delightful Toyota Highlander and chat with our listener family.
December 28, 2020
Holiday Travel forcast and safety tips with Sherman Whitman on WPKZ
Always fun to join Sherman Whitman 
December 22, 2020
We chat with Matt Huber from Dodge about 700 horsepower and more
In this program we talk with Matt Huber the head of Dodge Brand about the 2021 Dodge Durango, Charger SRT Hellcat-Redeye and the Challenger Super Stock. Plus we tease the Mustang Mach-e and wish our listener family a Merry Christmas.
December 21, 2020
I chat with the Old Car Doctor Steve Linden
In this episode I talk with fellow NY NewsDay columnist Steve Linden (  For over 25 years, Steve Linden has been serving the needs of classic car collectors, enthusiasts and investors offering his advice and help. We also chatted with Kevin Michaud of Michaud Mitsubishi about his car dealership and Mitsubishi vehicles.
December 14, 2020
Is there a good time to buy a used car? We talk with Karl Brauer of
Is there a certain holiday that is better than others to buy a used car-yes there is. Also on this date 44 years ago I got married. It is a funny story---or as they say the difference between tragedy and comedy is time
December 07, 2020
We talk with Paul Bresnick, MassBay Community College who is a General Motors ASEP Instructor and MassBay grad
In this episode we talk about automotive education, and a generous donation of Chevrolet and GMC trucks to local Vo-Tech High Schools. Our guest  Paul Bresnick is a General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program (GM ASEP) Instructor and former graduate of Mass Bay Community College.
November 30, 2020
Chatting with Richard Reina of the automotive parts website CARiD
With over 30 years of experience working on cars Product Training Director Richard Reina is known around the CARiD office as one of our technical experts & true a car guy. Richard and I talk about car gifts and what is hot for car accessories for holiday gift giving.
November 23, 2020
Chatting with auto-writer George Kennedy about the Lars Anderson Auto Museum
bon-vivant George Kennedy and I talk about the Lars Anderson museum and there digital publication Up-shift  
November 16, 2020
Chatting with “The Hack Mechanic” Rob Siegel
In this episode we talk with Rob Siegel author, guitar player and all around car guy
November 11, 2020
Putting your convertible away and a AAA/Halloween membership give away
In this program we talked with Doug Haartz of Haartz Corporation the largest supplier of convertible topping materials in the world headquartered in Acton Massachusetts. We talked about the care of your convertible especially with winter on its way
November 02, 2020
Keeping rodents away with CoverSeal, a Waxoyl giveaway and a review of the Mercedes GLS AMG
In this episode we talk with the Ken Huening founder and inventor of give away a DIY kit of Waxoyl and review the 600HP Mercedes GLS AMG
October 26, 2020
Cars and Food with Wicked Bites Scott Whitley
In this episode we talk with the host of Wicked Bites -- Scott Whitley  about great food to drive to. Also a review of the Subaru Outback and a  reminder about Slow Down Move Over and look out-- its Deer season and  you need to be extra careful out on the road.
October 19, 2020
We chat with the head of Jeep-Jim Morrison
In this episode we talk with the head of Jeep Jim Morrison about the a  EV Wrangler, a SRT Wrangler and the three row Grand Wagoneer
October 13, 2020
All about the RAM TRX, winning a AAA Memebership and a Honda CR-V hybrid review
We talk with Trevor Dorchies of RAM about the most powerful truck in the  universe the RAM TRX, play a little car trivia and review the long  awaited Honda CR-V hybrid.
October 05, 2020
WAXOYL and how to store a car for a short nap
In this episode we talk about WAXOYL rust proofing, a 50 year old European product that is making its way to the USA 
September 28, 2020
Is it too soon to start thinking about winter tires?
In this episode we talk with Tire Rack's tire testing guru TJ Campbell about tires, winter tires and tire maintenance 
September 21, 2020
Car Doctor full program podcast
Mazda problems and more 
September 14, 2020
Talking Cars with old buddy Junior Damato
In this full show podcast we talk with auto writer and AAA Approved Repair Shop owner Junior Damato about tricky car repairs and interesting road tests.
September 08, 2020
A Conversation with the CEO of Athena Racing Loxley Browne
In this episode we chat with Loxley Browne of about a fantastic STEM program aimed at young women focusing on  transportation. Then a review of the surprisingly good  Mazda 3 with AWD  and a review of the WORX pressure washer and a little Indy 500 trivia  to win a AAA membership.
August 31, 2020
All about oil with Jeff Harmening from API
In this episode we talk about new oils, old oils and the importance of  oil. Then a review of two Subaru vehicles the WRX and the Legacy sedan,  plus we chat with out listeners
August 24, 2020
Safe Driving with Dan Strollo of ---Buick Encore GX review
In this episode we talk with Dan Strollo the executive director on the InControl Family Foundation They have one  mission divided into two functions. Dan's Our goal is to drastically  reduce injuries and deaths due to automobile crashes. And they do this  through hands-on, closed course training as well as community  engagement. My wife and I have both taken this course and it is well  worth it. We also gave away a gift certificate to a lucky listener.  After all this, we answered a few questions from our listener family and  reviewed the 2020 Buick Encore GX.
August 17, 2020
The Newport RI Car Museum
On the program we chat with Gunther Buerman of the Newport Car Museum -   The private collection of 75+ automobiles at the Newport Car Museum  focuses on seven decades of modern industrial automotive design. A lucky  listener is also going to get to visit for free. The a review of the  equally fabulous Mercedes AMG GT-C Roadster
August 10, 2020
Fluffy the Robot at the Ford Plant and the best cars for kids under $20,000 according to Consumer Repaorts
Mark Goderis, Ford’s digital engineering manager tell us about Fluffy  . “By having Fluffy the robots scan our facility, we can see what it  actually looks like now and build a new engineering model.” Then we talk with Jen Stockburger----Parents choosing a car for their  teen driver have a tough decision to make because they need to strike a  balance between cost and safety. The temptation—often born of necessity—is to buy a less expensive,  bare-bones model or to pass down an older family car.This may not be the  best choice and find out why. Then a review of the mighty Ford F-350 SuperDuty diesel
August 03, 2020
July 24 full show podcast
In this episode I review the all electric Chevy Bolt and then take a RayCop sanitizing vacuum for a spin
July 27, 2020
Top Quality from Chrysler/Jeep/RAM/Dodge according to JD Power and all about the new Bronco from Ford July 20, 2020
In this episode we talk with Mark Champine head of quality for FCA, then all about the new Ford Bronco with Ford's Historian Ted Ryan. Then a car review --The tale of two Lincolns, Corsair and Aviator. We also give away Paul Yovino's book Portals
July 21, 2020
July 11th full show podcast
We talk with old buddy Craig Fitzgerald about the McLaren and all  thing automotive, then listener (Paul from Braintree) aul Yovino about  his new book Portals
July 13, 2020
July 4th holiday show
In this episode we talk with John Zangari of Drive Through Radio, then Karl Brauer of KBB and learn about Ford Truck Love from Professor Aaron Ahuvia
July 05, 2020
The Best Used Cars according to Car Buying website Cargurus and a Jeep Review
In this episode we learn about the best used cars according to Car Buying website CarGurus And if you would like tickets to email me
June 27, 2020
In this episode we talk Mach 1 Mustang and Telluride Cars and Colors car show
Several interesting things in this show, learn how to get tickets to the show and a father's day wish from a Navy Officer, plus all about the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 
June 20, 2020
Fast Cars with Leah Pruett
In this program we talk with NHRA driver Leah Pruett about the fans, going 330 miles per hour and Vanna White
June 13, 2020
Talking all things automotive with George Kennedy
In this episode we talk with George Kennedy about everything from food to sailboats, but mostly cars and especially the Larz Anderson Auto Museum 
June 12, 2020
Self sanitizing police interceptor, AAA Memebership give-away and a review of the Honda Civic Si May 30, 2020
In this episode we talk with Steve Tyler of Ford Police vehicles, then have a little trivia fun and review a Honda Civic. 
May 30, 2020
Car buying and research with
In this week's program we talk with Julie Blackley of car buying website and chat with out listeners 
May 23, 2020
A very fast guy Matt Hagan 338 MPH in 1000 feet in less than 4 seconds
In this episode we talk with two time NHRA world champion funny car driver Matt Hagan. Then a review of the Nissan Sentra and chat with our radio family.
May 16, 2020
Mobile Tire service and Ford Mustangs in the Movies
In this episode we talk with Jay Condrick of the mobile tire service-- Tread Connection and then chat with Ford Historian and archivist Ted Ryan. We also talk with Perter from Salem an Edsel historian and review the Nissan Leaf
May 09, 2020
Car Design and Convertible Tops
In this episode we talk with Doug Haartz of Haartz, the largest  manufacturer of convertible topping materials located in Acton  Massachusetts.  Then we talk with Mark Trostle designer at FCA about the  The a little car trivia and a review of the 2020 Nissan Leaf
May 02, 2020
Chatting about cars with Jamie Page Deaton
In this episode Jamie Page Deaton of US News and World Report chat about cars 
April 29, 2020
All about Mitsubishi with jeremy barnes of Mitsubishi and Kevin Michaud of Michaud Mitsubishi
In this weeks show it is all about Mitsubishi, the cars the company and most importantly the dealers
April 25, 2020
Car refinancing, Ford helps out and local car dealer Warren Waugh
Here is today's line up Shaun McGee of VP of Finance for AAA   talks about refinancing your car loan, then Marcy Fisher, director  global body exterior and interior engineering for Ford to talks about  how Ford is to Produce Powered Air-Purifying Respirators, Masks for  COVID-19 Protection in Two Michigan Facilities; Scaling Up Production of  Gowns and Testing Collection Kits and round out the program we talk  with Warren Waugh who owns  Porsche Jaguar, Land Rover, Audi BMW,  Mercedes, Acura, Mini dealerships and how he is dealing with the Corona  Virus and finish up with Robert from Tyngsboro who has a question about  brake wear.
April 18, 2020
Top Vehicle picks from Consumer Reports
In this episode we talk with Mike Quincy of Consumer Reports about their top vehicle picks 
April 13, 2020
We talk cars with Brian Lohnes -race annoucer and
In this episode we talk with fellow NEMPA member and Fox Sports  announcer Brian Lohnes, Brian is a hard working guy, announcing for Fox  Sports, runs and you may have seen him on MotorTrend TV Plus a review of the Ford Explorer ST 
April 11, 2020
First episode on Anchor
Talking with the head of Jeep --Jim Morrison 
April 08, 2020