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Crossthreaded Podcast

A homemade car show by, of, and for the people. Helping you have the most fun for your dollar in cars since 2016. Hosts: Meghann and Jim Hodgson.
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Oct 31, 2019

 

How can we get American highway drivers out of the passing lane? We share a few ideas. If you have any thoughts on how to do it, let us know!

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GM, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler back Trump on California emissions challenge - https://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-emissions-california/gm-toyota-fiat-chrysler-back-trump-on-california-emissions-challenge-idUSKBN1X728Y

German Gearhead Not an Autobahn Fan - https://oppositelock.kinja.com/freie-fahrt-fur-freie-burger-1557730793

German Parliament Rejects Autobahn Speed Limits - https://www.autoblog.com/2019/10/18/german-autobahn-speed-limit-rejected/ 

How Verstappen Earned a Grid Penalty - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmWGNhG0GNw

 

Oct 22, 2019

This is something new we're trying out: taking an automotive industry press release and wading through the marketing speak to see if there's any fun to be had. Let us know what you think!

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Press Release: https://usa.nissannews.com/en-US/releases/release-7dd65c9777bc814a03806c4f63028fc9-new-2020-nissan-titan-debuts-at-state-fair-of-texas#

Oct 17, 2019

Jim lays out his plans for a new motorsport and Meghann reacts. What are your thoughts? Can it work?

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We also get into some news, some racing wrapups, and lots of other foolishness. Join us!

America is exercising more, but that’s not slowing down the rising obesity rate (CDC PDF) https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/EarlyRelease201803.pdf 


Jalopnik says people like Crossovers because they’re easier to get in and out of: https://jalopnik.com/the-real-reason-all-these-crossovers-are-selling-like-c-1829595250

Oct 3, 2019

In this episode, we pay tribute to the titans of Car Talk: the Magliozzi brothers aka Click and Clack. We are devastated by the passing of Tom Magliozzi. His legacy lives on in our joy of cars and yours as well.

We also get into Leclerc & Vettel, Bugatti vs. Koenigsegg, and lots more.

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Tom Magliozzi, Popular Co-Host Of NPR's 'Car Talk,' Dies At 77: https://www.npr.org/2014/11/03/357428287/tom-magliozzi-popular-co-host-of-nprs-car-talk-dies-at-77

Vettel vs Leclerc: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ro6a2SkDMM

Vettel screws Webber over in the Multi 21 debacle of 2013: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jU_G4fEpaCQ

Jeremy “Dipshit” Clarkson’s Sun Column: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/10022396/greta-thunberg-meltdown-wont-help-world/

Jalopnik article on the Nissan IMK: https://jalopnik.com/nissans-imk-ev-concept-is-one-of-the-best-pocket-sized-1838659440

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