Microchip Shortage

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: 74

Broadcast date: March 28, 2021

Guest: Randy Dale

2022 Nissan Frontier, Microchip Shortage

Host Tom Appel and co-hosts Jill Ciminillo and Damon Bell kick off the show by discussing the worldwide microchip shortage, and how the auto industry is being affected by it. Randy Dale, Senior Manager, Product and Advanced Planning at Nissan, joins us to discuss the redesigned-for-2022 Nissan Frontier midsize pickup. Tom has a “name the fake trim level” quiz for Damon and Jill, and Damon runs down the latest articles on the Consumer Guide Daily Drive blog, including a First Spin review of the new-for2022 Infiniti QX55 compact SUV and a look back at the funky American Motors AM Van concept vehicle.

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Discussed this week:

AutoForecast Solutions chip-shortage podcast

2022 Nissan Frontier Preview

First Spin: 2022 Infiniti QX55

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast, Episode 66; Infiniti QX55, Nissan Xterra Revival?

Forgotten Concept: AMC AM Van


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