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Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.

Episode: 121

Broadcast date: February 27, 2022

Guest: Sheryl Connelly

Ford Chief Futurist, J.D. Power Dependability Report

Host Tom Appel and co-hosts Jill Ciminillo and Damon Bell start the show by discussing the 2022 edition of the J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study. Sheryl Connelly, Chief Futurist with Ford Motor Company, joins us for a talk about the Looking Further with Ford Trend Report, an annual study of future social, environmental, and economic trends. Tom has a quiz on the Opel brand for Damon and Jill, and Damon runs down the latest articles on the Consumer Guide Daily Drive blog–including a test-drive review of the 2022 Lexus NX 450h+ F Sport plug-in hybrid.

Back Episode Index

The Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast is broadcast every Sunday on Chicago’s WCPT AM 820 at 1:00 PM CT.


Discussed this week:

J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Report

Ford Trends

Test Drive: 2022 Lexus NX 450h+ F Sport

Test Drive Gallery: 2022 Hyundai Tucson Limited

4WD Madness! A Gallery of Mini SUV Ads

Test Drive Gallery: 2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid XSE


Follow the crew:

The CG Daily Drive Blog

Car Stuff Facebook Page

Consumer Guide on Twitter

Tom on Twitter

Damon on Twitter

Jill on Twitter


Tom on the radio:

Tom on WGN Radio

Tom on Green Sense Radio

Tom on the Nick D Podcast

Tom on the Stan Milam Show

The Crew

To advertise on the Car Stuff Podcast call Andy Lieb: 847-291-7414

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