consumer podcasts

#59: 2015 Detroit Auto Show

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

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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 show in its own right....

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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 don’t necessarily...

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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 Talking Cars spans those...

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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 sticks to many of the...

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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 Mustang and updated...

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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; we discuss how the...

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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 survey gives us plenty to...

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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 version of the Model S,...

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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 of saying "thanks"...

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#49: 2015 Ford F150

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

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#48: BMW i8

Most electric and plug-in hybrids have an image problem, seen as earnest transportation pods. The BMW i8 shatters...

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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 Carini from Chasing...

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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 the Consumer Reports...

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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 make as consumers.

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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. shaving sprinkled in...

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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 weather was out there...

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BBB Insights: National Consumer Protection Week

Megan Herrera talks to Brian Cook, The chair of the BBB Foundation about the philanthropic activities of the BBB....

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Behind the Kitchen Door: Restaurant Workers’ Fight for Justice

Americans eat out more than any other people. But the workers who put food on our restaurant tables are struggling to...

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