Podcast 5 – 7-15-2013 – Adam is Back!

This week on the CarNewsCafe podcast 5:

  • Adam returns after his fifteen minutes (well his dogs) 15 minutes of fame on The Today Show.
  • Aaron compares the 2014 Subaru Forester and 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander which he drove at Rocky Mountain Automotive Press Association (RMAP) track day.
  • We discuss the Mercedes-Porsche rumored plans to make a plug-in hybrid.  Could this be competition for Tesla?
  • Aaron talks about the Goodwood Festival of Speed and how awesome it is.
  • Lord Drayson breaks the Electric Land Speed record and shows that politicians can be useful and actually doe something.  Once in awhile and not very often.
  • Nicolas mentions the Ford Focus Electric price slash by $4,000.  Will Ford put more marketing muscle behind selling them now or will it be just a car to keep electric car enthusiast’s happy?
  • Everyone talks about how they like the Ford Focus.
  • Nicolas and Aaron briefly discuss the BMWi which will be the German automakers foray into the electric car market.
  • We talk about some of the cars we will be test driving during the week.
  • Adam tells us what car he electric car he would buy.

Stay tuned to hear a special announcement as well, somewhere in the podcast, regarding how YOU CAN WIN! (Note: the contest is now over and a winner has been chosen. Thanks for participating!)

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Aaron Turpen
An automotive enthusiast for most of his adult life, Aaron has worked in and around the industry in many ways. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP), the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA), the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), and freelances as a writer and journalist around the Web and in print. You can find his portfolio at AaronOnAutos.com.