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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: 62

Broadcast date: January 3, 2021

Guest: John Biel

GM’s Cars of 1961, Top Auto Stories of 2020

Host Tom Appel and co-hosts Jill Ciminillo and Damon Bell start off the show by discussing  their test-drive experiences in the Mercedes-Benz AMG E53 midsize sedan. Collectible Automobile magazine Editor-in-Chief John Biel joins us to chat about the great features in the February 2021 issue, including a profile on Bill Mitchell’s Corvette Stingray racer and an overview of GM’s cars of 1961. John sticks around for the third segment to help us review the top automotive stories of 2020, such as the effect of COVID-19 on the industry and automakers’ increasing focus on pure-electric vehicles.

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


Discussed this week:

Collectible Automobile Magazine



Electric Vehicles


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Jill on Twitter

Drive, She Said (Jill’s blog)


Tom on the radio:

Tom on WGN Radio

Tom on Green Sense Radio

Tom on the Stan Milam Show

The Crew

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