A 1976 Volkswagen Bus was used as part of the display for Helinox during Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Denver.

Episode 47, Simple innovation for auto travel plentiful

Based in Oakland, Helinox (www.helinox.com) was among numerous vendors at the recent Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Denver. The annual trade show showcases a...
A Mercedes-Benz limousine is amoing the vintage carsavailable for rent from Monterey Touring Vehicles.

Episode 48, Monterey Peninsula couple rents vintage cars

Classic Car Week, the all-encompassing presentation on the Monterey Peninsula of all things automotive, including vintage cars, revitalizes itself yearly. Many auction and collection...
A 2017 Audi A3 e-tron similar to the care reviewed by 12-year-old Leo Sens.

Episode 49, Leo Sens, age 12, expert car reviewer

Leo Sens is an outgoing 12-year-old boy with lots of interests. He's a musician and photographer. He likes automobiles, and he’s comfortable giving his...
A Rolls-Royce on the auction block at the 2017 Mecum Auction during the 2017 Classic Car Week on the Monterey Peninsula.

Episode 50, Pros & cons, etiquette for bidding at Classic Car Week

Car auctions are a significant component of Classic Car Week, attainable vehicles to one-of-a-kind rarities. Every auction house has its own style, and many...
Ray Elliott, a veteran tow truck driver in the San Francisco Bay Area filming the accident in which he's about to be involved.

#60, Bay Area tow truck driver videos interstate idiots

Ray Elliott of Los Gatos, California has been a tow truck driver in the Silicon Valley for more 20 years. He witnesses stupidity on...
The Byton has a 49-inch touchscreen interface.

#61, LA Auto Show, Day 1: Byton concept, new Airstream

Welcome to our special podcast episodes from AutoMobility LA and the Los Angeles Auto Show. For the past few years, AutoMobility LA has showcased the...
The Rivian Concept pick-up truck and SUV are potential competitors for Tesla and were featured at the LA Auto Show.

Episode 63, LA Auto Show, Day 3: Genesis, Rivian

Day 3 of the LA Auto Show was the last of the Media Days. The public show opened its 10-day run today (Nov. 30)...
Climber Alex Honnold enjoys life on the road in his RAM Pro Master cargo van.

Episode 22, Famed climber Alex Honnold prefers life in a van

Last summer, Alex Honnold became the first free solo climber to ascend El Capitan in Yosemite. The accomplishment resulted in international acclaim. Honnold appeared...
Cadillac showcased its new SUV, the XT4 at LA Auto Show

#62, LA Auto Show, Day 2: Cadillac SUV, Baja 1000, Prestone

Welcome to Day 2 of The Weekly Driver Podcast's special coverage of AutoMobility LA and the LA Auto Show. Today (Nov. 28) was the opening...
The 2018 Lexus LC 500 has a traditional "pouting" front grille.

Episode 29, Stunning new Lexus, bad tires and RV woes

The 2018 Lexus LC 500 is arguably the most attractive car made in the past several years. It turns heads in parking lots and...
The 2017 and 2018 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell are available for lease in California.

Episode 44: Expert examines Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

Driving from Northern California to Southern California and back has been routine in recent years. The 800-mile round-trip trek along Interstate 5 is always...
A 1976 Volkswagen Bus was used as part of the display for Helinox during Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Denver.

Episode #51, Colorado conversion man marries VW, Subaru

Vendors at the yearly Outdoor Retailer Show do an impressive job of attracting customers. But none of the companies had a better presentation than...