The Drive with Alan Taylor
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THE DRIVE brings you all the latest automotive news, product reviews, celebrity guests and more. Hosted by award-winning automotive expert, Alan Taylor. For many years, Alan's expertise and quick wit has entertained millions on ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC, FOX, and the Speed Channel.
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Automotive Technology, Reviews, and Motorsports | #290
New car technology is rapidly evolving effecting not only our roadways, but racetracks as well. We take the pulse of the industry with leading automotive experts. Automotive journalist, BJ Killeen, reviews the 2018 VW Atlas, technology expert, John Ellis, talks about our autonomous car future, and motorsports guru, Steven Cole Smith, discusses spectators' waning interest in watching professional racing. In some areas of the car world, consumers are moving towards letting go of the wheel, and in other areas they are craving to be more involved. What road are we headed down and how do car lovers feel about it? Find out.
? [00:00:00] BJ Killeen Works Smarter Not Harder
? [00:05:30] Volkswagen's Impressively Large SUV
? [00:12:30] Stealth Wealth: Undercover Luxury
? [00:19:50] Katzkin Gives Alan's 2011 Chevy a Facelift
? [00:30:11] Autonomous Cars Will Make Our Decisions
? [00:35:52] Tech Causes Increased Distracted Driving
? [00:42:12] The Future of Automotive Technology
? [00:48:24] Autonomous Cars Killed the Radio Star
? [00:54:44] A Menagerie of Topics for Your Listening Pleasure
? [01:02:04] R.I.P. Motorsports, We're Glad We Knew You
? [01:13:14] The Golden Age of the Automotive World
? [01:18:05] Focusing on TV, Race Attendance Plummets
Discover more about segments and guests below...
[00:00:00] BJ Killeen Works Smarter Not Harder
With the advent of social media, automotive journalists are working harder than ever before. The Sunday Drive's BJ Killeen reminisces of a time when you could simply pen your review or article, send it off to a publisher, and call it a day. Today, each journalist also needs to double as their own marketing and PR team; tweeting, posting, and snapping to the masses in between a flurry of events in hopes of establishing their brand presence and getting noticed. Can Alan and BJ keep up with the tsunami of social media? As they ruminate on this question, the conversation shifts to autonomous car technology. It seems that our journalists as well as consumers need to lean in to available tech to streamline work and life. Listen to find out how technology can help you.
[00:05:30] Volkswagen's Impressively Large SUV
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