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Electrification at Fiat Chrysler; 2020 Genesis G90

Episode: 27

Broadcast date: May 3, 2020

Guest: Brian Spohn

Host Tom Appel and co-hosts Jill Ciminillo and Damon Bell start the show by discussing GM’s recently announced plans to discontinue its Maven car-sharing services. Next, we talk about our test-drive experiences with the redesigned 2020 Genesis G90 large luxury sedan. Brian Spohn, Vehicle Electrification Manager for FCA North America, calls in to discuss Fiat Chrysler’s various electrification initiatives, including the eTorque mild-hybrid system found on Jeep and Ram vehicles. Tom has a tricky quiz on current Toyota vehicles for Damon and Jill, and Damon runs down the latest articles on the Consumer Guide Daily Drive blog–including a handy list of things to examine when test driving a new vehicle.

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