Episode 27, The legacy of one family’s 1986 Chrysler Lebaron

Thirty-two years ago, Karen Saylor's parents drove into a downtown Sacramento, California, car dealership and drove away in a new 1986 turbocharged Chrysler Lebaron...
The 1959 Volkswagen owned by Bruce Aldrich.

The Weekly Driver Podcast, Episode 7, 1959 Volkswagen Bug

Every family has a car story. Bruce Aldrich, the co-host of The Weekly Driver Podcast, inherited a 1959 Volkswagen Bug his father who bought...
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)...

Episode 21, Rags to riches: The restoration of a rare Porsche 356

Leigh Rutledge, a real estate executive in Sacramento, California, owns a rare Porsche — a 1956 Porsche 356 Cabriolet. The car was made in the...

Episode 17, The Weekly Driver Podcast’s Best Cars of 2017

The Weekly Driver Podcast presents its 2017 best cars of year. It's the 11th annual compilation, previously published only on the TheWeeklyDriver.com. I reviewed...
The Ford Mustang is a favorite with automatic and manual transmissions.

The Weekly Driver Podcast, #8: Transmission Shift

Driving purists still appreciate shifting gears in their vehicles. But driving a new car with a manual transmission is rare these days. Automotive industry...

Episode 15, LA Auto Show, Day 2: Honda Goes More Green, Wacky Concept

Honda has invested a lot of money into its green cars effort, including the Clarity. It's the carmaker's entree into hydrogen cars. In Episode...
Bruce Aldrich (left) and James Raia interview Bruce Landsberg of the National Transportation Safety Board.

#5 The Weekly Driver Podcast (Video): NTSB expert Bruce Landsberg

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) began in 1966 and since 1990 it has announced a Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements. Its...
Eric Wohlberg and beloved 1964 Buick LeSabre estate wagon.

Episode 24, Eric Wohlberg: cycling champion, vintage Buick driver

Eric Wohlberg spent more than a decade traveling around the world to compete on two wheels. He participated in three Summer Olympics for Canada...
Lexus took the top spot in the 2018 Consumer Reports' reliability survey.

#58 Consumer Reports’ expert discusses reliability survey

Mike Quincy is an expert among car experts. For nearly 20 years, he's purchased, driven and evaluated cars for Consumer Reports. The well-respected magazine and...

The Weekly Driver Podcast – Episode 2 – Cars We’ve Owned

Every family has cars, some long gone, some inherited by children or found in grandpa's garage decades later. A vehicle's pedigree is at least...

Episode 37, Garage Time: Airbnb for DIY mechanics

Andrew Koretz formerly lived in a building in Chicago that didn't have a garage. He had to improvise. When he needed to change the...