consumer podcasts

#61: More SUVs: Kia Sorento, Chevrolet Trax

Right now, it feels like we're buying nothing but SUVs for the Consumer Reports test fleet. The...

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#60: Cadillac Escalade vs. Lincoln Navigator

They're both big, plush, and expensive: the Cadillac Escalade and Lincoln Navigator join the...

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#59: 2015 Detroit Auto Show

We cover all the news from the 2015 Detroit Auto Show floor! High-performance was a theme,...

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#58: CES 2015: Latest Car Tech

Maybe CES stands for Consumer Electronics Show, but the big Las Vegas event is becoming a car...

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#57: 2014's Best and Worst

Our end-of-the-year episode highlights testers’ personal highs and lows of the year. These cars...

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#56 Kia Sedona & Toyota Sienna; What makes a car fun?

Some car buyers emphasize practicality, while others prioritize driving fun. This episode of...

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#55 Audi Q3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLA

Two bite-sized German luxury SUVs face off in this episode of Talking Cars. While the Audi Q3...

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#54: Dodge Challenger vs. Ford Mustang

Modern-day muscle cars dominate this episode of Talking Cars, as we discuss the new 2015 Ford...

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#53: Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon and Ford Expedition EL

New truck news takes over this episode of Talking Cars. Ford updates the truck-based Expedition;...

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#52: 2014 Reliability Results: The Winners and Losers

With over one million vehicles spanning back a decade, Consumer Reports' annual reliability...

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#51: Toyota Camry & Tesla News

Once again, Tesla makes the news, this time by adding all-wheel-drive and a high-performance...

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#50: Fifteen Questions and a Fly

We're celebrating our 50th episode of Talking Cars! This reader-question-only episode is our way...

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#49: 2015 Ford F150

Redesigning the top-selling vehicle in America is already fraught with peril. But taking a big...

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#48: BMW i8

Most electric and plug-in hybrids have an image problem, seen as earnest transportation pods. The...

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#47: 2015 Ford Mustang with Wayne Carini

This episode features a special car - the new 2015 Ford Mustang - and a special guest, Wayne...

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#46: Subaru WRX and Ram 1500 diesel

Long an enthusiast favorite, the latest Subaru WRX certainly puts down the numbers in testing at...

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Green Dude Stuff #15: Eco Ed on conscious consumerism

Great Green Dude segment on the power of the purse and how to make a difference by the choices we...

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Green Divas - 12.3.11 Kari Whitman Eco-Interiors

Back in the studio with a full crew = fun. A full schedule with a lot of talk about waxing vs....

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Green Divas 3.10.11 - GoodGuide co-founder, Dara O'Rourke

A sunny show on a very rainy night. GD Marie called in from Los Angeles to rub in how good the...

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