Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast, Cruise Origin

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.

Cadillac Eldorado, Cruise Origin

Episode: 13

Broadcast date: January 16, 2020

Guest: John Biel

Host Tom Appel and co-host Jill Ciminillo start the show by discussing the reveal of the Cruise Automation Origin ride-hailing concept vehicle. The conversation includes an overview of autonomous-vehicle development companies Waymo and Argo AI. Jill shares impressions of her current test vehicle, the 2020 Lexus NX 300 F Sport. Collectible Automobile Magazine Editor-in-Chief John Biel joins the team to talk about the June issue of the publication. Tom, Jill, and John talk about the 1971-1978 Cadillac Eldorado, featured in the June edition. Tom surprises Jill and John with the first-ever Car Stuff Podcast Car Sales Power Quiz. Tom runs down the latest posts on the Consumer Guide CG Daily Drive blog, including a new post about Chinese automaker Geely and the company’s surprising recent acquisitions. Also discussed was an article written by Jill regarding your car and the security of your digital information. The crew wraps up the show with a discussion about their least favorite auto features.

Previous Episodes

The Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast is broadcast every Sunday on Chicago’s WCPT AM 820 at 1:00 PM CST. It is available as a podcast shortly thereafter.

Consumer Guide Publisher Tom Appel on the Nick Digilio Show


Discussed this week:

Auto Exotica

Steps to Hands Free Driving: Autonomous Driving Levels Explained

Lexus NX

Collectible Automobile Magazine

What is Geely, and What Did They Buy Now?

Is Your Car Spying On You?


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Damon on Twitter

Jill on Twitter

John Biel on Twitter

Cruise Origin