Friday, November 16, 2018

Airing Today On SiriusXM's 'Auto Trends' Part-One Of A Two-Part Series On Credit And Car-Buying With Experian Credit


Over the next two weeks, we have credit and finance experts from Experian, one of the three major credit reporting agencies, who will be joining us to talk one-on-one about everything you ever wanted to know about credit. We dispel all of the myths.

This week's show will appeal to young adults looking to establish credit to more seasoned adults who have faced bankruptcies and divorces to those with thin credit files looking to get back on track. 

From now until Monday, November 26, you can access the SiriusXM app to hear the show for free.  

New shows air every Friday. Encore broadcasts can be heard every Sunday and Monday

Monday, November 12, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018

'Auto Trends' Talks Car Safety, Recalls And Self-Driving Cars On SiriusXM


Jason Levine, the executive director of the Center for Auto Safety, a consumer safety advocacy group formed by two-time USA presidential contender Ralph Nader, rejoin us, as we wrap up our conversation discussing limousine safety and more.

Also Joanne Muller, an automotive writer of the Virginia-based Axis group, joins us in the second half of the show to discuss what features qualifies a vehicles to be considered a self-driving car. There are actually six types of self-driving vehicles.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

The Center For Auto Safety Talks To SiriusXM's 'Auto Trends'


Jason Levine, the executive director of the Center for Auto Safety, which was founded by Ralph Nader, joins us for a two-part wide ranging conversation. This consumer advocacy organization played a key role in the federal government developing NHTSA, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

New shows air every Friday, with rebroadcasts on Sundays and Mondays.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

2018 Hyundai Kona Ultimate AWD: The Korean Brand’s Newest Compact Crossover


Highlight: The Kona is outfitted with the same base engine that is found in the Veloster.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $29,850 (Base model: $20,840)

Seating Capacity: 4 (super tight fit in the back seat)

Standard Safety Features:  ABS; airbags; a tire pressure monitoring system; automatic headlights; a blind spot driver’s mirror; a downhill brake control; a hillstart assist control; a backup camera; a remote keyless entry system; stability control system; a traction control system; and a compact spare tire

Monday, October 22, 2018

2018 Ford Expedition Platinum AWD: A More Affordable Alternative To The Fullsize Luxury SUVs



Highlight: In its first year out the gate, the redesign Ford Expedition was the best in its segment in terms of new-vehicle build quality, according to quality guru J. D. Power.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $81,815 (Base Model: $53,085)

Seating Capacity: 7 or 8

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; an electronic stability control system; a perimeter alarm; a tire pressure monitoring system; a rearview camera; reverse sensing system; a trailer sway control system; power adjustable brake pedals; an automatic rearview mirror; and a hillstart system

Sunday, October 21, 2018

2018 Lexus RC350 RWD: One Of The Few Luxury Coupes Still Available On The Market



Highlight: The two-door coupe is available with a 4-cylinder, 6-cylinder or an 8-cylinder engine.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $56,655 (Base model $41,665)

Seating Capacity: 4 (2 small kids in the rear)

Standard Safety Features: ABS; Daytime Running Lights; a vehicle stability control system; traction control system; heated outside rearview mirrors; an automatic rearview mirror; a tire pressure monitoring system; a rear-view back up camera; a pre-collision braking system; a lane departure alert system, a radar-activated cruise control system and an automatic high beam headlight system

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Airing Friday, October 19 On SiriusXM Channel 141


With the average vehicle transaction price in September rising to $35,700, a $700 increase over the previous year, and the Federal Reserve enacting several interest rate hikes over the past 17 months, LMC Automotive's Katelyn Drake and Bloomberg Intelligence's Kevin Tynan joins us over the next two weeks to share their automotive insights on a variety of factors that are driving up car prices. More importantly they'll steer us toward where to find the best auto deals.