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The Drive with Alan Taylor: New hybrids hitting the road

Listen as the radio/TV host and guests talk about the Mazda CX-5, Jeep’s PHEV Wrangler 4XE and Volvo’s XC60 plug-in hybrid

In a recent podcast episode of “The Drive with Alan Taylor,” automotive journalist BJ Killeen joins Taylor in a discussion about the new Mazda CX-5 Carbon Edition Turbo AWD SUV that really takes off in turbo mode.

George Kennedy III, co-founder of Cartender and a freelance automotive journalist, joins the show to share his experience driving Jeep’s PHEV Wrangel 4xe and why it’s a great vehicle for people new to hybrid cars.

Taylor then brings on Ed Justice Jr, president and chief executive of Justice Brothers Inc., to talk about AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, and Taylor’s 2020 Carol Shelby Signature Edition GT 500 that he’ll be putting up for auction on the site. 

Wrapping up the show, Brian Moody, executive editor for Autotrader.com, shares his thoughts on the new Volvo XC60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid that gets 80 miles per gallon.

Episode Highlights:

[00:00:00] – Out with the old, in with the new!

[00:06:29] – Carbon

[00:12:32] – PHEV plug-in hybrid elective vehicle

[00:28:26] – On the hunt

[00:35:55] – How far on a charge?

[00:42:16] – Serial #8

[00:49:22] – R.I.P

[00:54:49] – Pebble Beach

[01:02:11] – Power of Electric

[01:12:09] – Minivans are back!

[01:18:11] – Don’t be picky

To learn more about “The Drive with Alan Taylor,” visit the podcast’s website.

The Drive with Alan Taylor

Listen to past podcast episodes of "The Drive with Alan Taylor," the podcast that puts its listeners in the driver’s seat for a unique and fast paced look at today’s automotive industry.


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