Drive Chicago (11/30/13) Added: 12/1/13 Drive Chicago (11/30/13) Lauren Fix joined Paul Brian on Drive Chicago along with Paul Zimmermann from The Motorsport Collector to celebrate Drive Chicago's 19th Anniversary! Thanks to everyone for listening to the show, now entering our 20th year!
Drive Chicago (11/23/13) Added: 11/24/13 Drive Chicago (11/23/13) - Wendy Orthman gets us warmed up for the 2013 Thanksgiving Day parade sponsored by Chrysler. Look for the latest Dodge/Chrysler/Jeep brands throughout the parade route. See the Viper and which vehicle will drive Santa Claus!
Paul is also joined by Rich Carroll who gives his top 11 winterizing tips that you need to perform on your vehicle before the snows hit. Drive Chicago... Always entertaining. Sometimes actually informative!
Drive Chicago (11/16/13) Added: 11/17/13 Drive Chicago (11/16/13) - The Chicago Auto Show's Mark Bilek discuss the opening of the auto show 'season' with Paul. The L.A. auto show is coming up, plus new twists and features of the improved www.ChicagoAutoShow.com website. Then Gary Basso of CARFAX revealed a new alignment with www.DriveChicago.com where their service will be free for all cars on that site. Paul gave a peek behind the curtain of being a "member of the media" at an auto show preview--and then translated a Russian 'car song.' Really! Where else could you get all that in one hour? (((Answer: Drive Chicago... Always entertaining. Sometimes actually informative!)))
Drive Chicago (11/09/13) Added: 11/9/13 Drive Chicago (11/09/13) - Jim Morrison from Jeep - talks about the new array of products hitting the streets proving this really is a Cherokee Nation. Then, Ray Scarpelli Jr - takes the airwaves to explain the new "Shop Click Drive" program from General Motors and how your local dealer will still be the only place to see vehicles in person and take the ever so important test drive.
Drive Chicago... Always entertaining. Sometimes actually informative!
Drive Chicago (11/02/13) Added: 11/3/13 Drive Chicago (11/02/13) - Drive Chicago (11/02/13) - The Car Coach, Lauren Fix (www.laurenfix.com) dissects the look of a few new models making their debut (San you say MUSTANG?)... plus what makes you a "car person"?? Then the Kia Motors America Public Relations Director (and keeper of the hamsters) will fill us in on their SEMA plans and maybe even reveal to me the name of the brunette in their Cadenza TV Spots. Drive Chicago... Always entertaining. Sometimes actually informative!
Drive Chicago (10/26/13) Added: 10/27/13 Drive Chicago (10/26/13) - This week's show starts with Paul's "View from the Hood" - where Paul asks Drive Chicago listeners for their opinion about various topics. This week's question, " Would you approve of the use of vehicle computer data (black box) information to be used by police to confirm traffic violations when getting pulled over or when involved in an accident?" Then Matthew Preston from BMW explains the Bimmer numbering system and the latest news about new BMW 2-series coupe.
Drive Chicago with Paul Brian... Always entertaining. Sometimes actually informative!
Drive Chicago (10/19/13) Added: 10/20/13 Drive Chicago (10/19/13) - Paul Brian has a few issues he needs listeners to help with. Most importantly, does the show need a new theme song? If so, what should it be? Also, as new "speed cameras" get installed in the city of Chicago, does anyone see a comparison to the concealed carry hand gun issue; Paul does!
In the second half, Paul is joined by Joyce Mattman - Director, Commercial Product & Specialty Vehicles at General Motors. GM is working on a new dual fuel Impala, using Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as the additional fuel source. CNG has become so reliable that corporate fleet vehicles are being converted to the cleaner and cheaper fuel alternative. Tim Ozinga, Director of Communications and Part Owner, Ozinga Ready Mix Concrete. They are changing their vehicles to CNG and are also opening fueling stations across the city for their vehicles, but also for consumers to access!
Drive Chicago (10/12/13) Added: 10/13/13 Drive Chicago (10/12/13) - Head of GM Consumer Affairs -- Motown dude and "Friend of the Show" James Bell joins us to talk all things GM, and the pricey ELR. Then Pat McKenna, Head of Product Planning for MINI pops in with some cool techno-news they have. Drive Chicago. Always entertaining. Sometimes actually informative!
Drive Chicago (10/05/13) Added: 10/6/13 Drive Chicago (10/05/13) - Lauren Fix and I will review the new Kia Soul we drove this week. Then, the Ford Assembly line is 100 years old. We'll talk about its origins (in Chicago!) and other dates of note with company historian Bob Kreipke. Drive Chicago. Always entertaining. Sometimes actually informative!