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About The Show:

Mark Maynard has been the automotive editor at the San Diego Union-Tribune since 1992.
He drives nearly 200 vehicles a year for review, has attended several high-performance driving schools and a few off-road driving courses.,Union-Tribune Wheels editor Mark Maynard has the latest automotive news, technology and advice. Looking for the answers to your car problems? Mark and his co-host Dave Stall have the answers every Tuesday at 11 a.m. live in Maynard's Garage on SignOn-wsRadio.com

 

About The Host:

Mark Maynard has been the automotive editor at the San Diego Union-Tribune since 1992.
He drives nearly 200 vehicles a year for review, has attended several high-performance driving schools and a few off-road driving courses.,Union-Tribune Wheels editor Mark Maynard has the latest automotive news, technology and advice. Looking for the answers to your car problems? Mark and his co-host Dave Stall have the answers every Tuesday at 11 a.m. live in Maynard's Garage on SignOn-wsRadio.com

 

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mark.maynard@UTSanDiego.com

 

 

 

 

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Host: Mark Maynard and Dave Stall

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04/10 : 04/10/14 Clean, Clay, Protect, Polish

 

1.      Car culture: La Jolla Concours d’Elegance
-  Preparing a 1949 Cadillac Series 62 convertible resto mod for the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance, April 13.  We get tips from Mel Craig of TheDetailingPros.com.  Concours details: http://LaJollaConcours.com/

2.      Car culture: The Detailing Pros
-  Clean, clay, protect, polish: Mel Craig’s mantra to staging your vehicle to win the award for “Best Paint.”

3.      Car culture: ‘Snake and Mongoo$e’ DVD
-  The drag-racing tribute to Don "The Snake" Prudhomme against his longtime friend and on-track nemesis, Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen is now on sale. http://www.snakeandmongoosemovie.com
-  Trends in car detailing: Paint coating and the “traffic jam.”

4.      Car culture: HBCarClub.com 
-  The Detailing Pros CEO Mel Craig to open “lifestyle” center for car enthusiasts May 10.

04/03 : 04/03/14 Teen Safe Driving Week - Carolyn Duchene and Marc Hemsworth

 

1.      Distracted Driving: Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy - Helping teens become safer and more responsible behind the wheel. We talk with academy directors Carolyn Duchene and its chief driving coach, Marc Hemsworth, a  former LAPD  driving instructor. Info:  www.mb-drivingacademy.com.

2.      Distracted Driving: Teen driver tips - Among driving techniques, the Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy course teaches decision-making and situational awareness. “A good driver is a good psychologist,” said the academy’s chief driving coach, Marc Hemsworth.

3.      Distracted Driving: Parental involvement - Select California Mercedes-Benz dealerships will host free parent-teen workshops to prepare for the driver’s test.

4.      Distracted Driving: Rules of the road - Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy provides pickup and return of students from home or work. Teens have drive time in a variety of new Mercedes models, including the CLA and ML SUV. Manual transmission instruction is in an SLK250 two-seat roadster.

03/20 : 03/20/14 Road test: 2014 Kia Soul; Street Machine and Muscle Car Nationals versus Goodguys; Road test: 2015 Chrysler 200; Recalls: GM and Toyota

 

1.      Road test: 2014 Kia Soul
Meet the new Soul, it looks like the old Soul. But, what a revolution under the skin and in the cabin. Sold in 3 trim levels, starting prices range from $15,695 with 6-speed manual transmission to $21,295 with 6-speed automatic.


2.      Car Culture: Competing hot rod shows
Street Machine and Muscle Car Nationals versus Goodguys: similar in appearance, different in appeal.
www.StreetMachineAndMuscleCarNationals.com 
www.good-guys.com

3.      Road test: 2015 Chrysler 200
Finally, a reasonably stylish midsize sedan from Chrysler. On sale this spring, in front- or AWD with 2 engine choices and one 9-speed automatic transmission. Starting prices range from about $23,000 to $31,000.

4.      Recalls: GM and Toyota: Life versus profits

Can the world's largest automakers learn new business ethics? KBB.com analyst Jack Nerad comments on damage control from GM and Toyota. Www.kbb.com

03/13 : 03/13/14 Ford 1.0 and Mitsubishi 1.2-liter; Mitsubishi Mirage ES; Fuel mileage tricks used by the EPA and manufacturers; 14th Goodguys Del Mar

 

1.      3-cylinders: Ford 1.0 and Mitsubishi 1.2-liter
Fiesta SFE gets Ford’s most advanced Ecoboost engine: 123-hp, turbocharged and direct-injection 1.0-liter 3-cylinder with twin variable-valve timing. Pricing starts at $16,740.
2.      Road test: Mitsubishi Mirage ES
Subcompact, 5-door, 5-passenger hatchback gets 74-hp from 1.2-liter 3-cylinder engine through a CVT; $15,990. The power is surprisingly adequate but the tires and suspension are surprisingly inadequate at Interstate speeds above 65 mph.
3.      Mr. Fixit Minute: Fuel mileage mystery
If you have struggled to match the fuel economy claimed by the EPA for your vehicle, you are not alone. We uncover some tricks used by the EPA and manufacturers.
4.      Car Culture: 14th Goodguys Del Mar Nats
The car-show season is rumbling to life in San Diego. Among them, the 14th Goodguys Del Mar Nats, April 4-6; www.good-guys.com <http://www.good-guys.com>. And April 13, the 10th La Jolla Concours d’Elegance, http://www.LaJollaConcours.com/ <http://www.lajollaconcours.com/>

03/06 : 03/06/14 Leap of faith training since August with pro racer Emily Miller for Gazelles Rally - Susanah Hoehn - Jo Hannah Hoehn

 

1.      Gazelles Rally: Toughest all-women event
2 San Diego sisters, Susanah Hoehn and Jo Hannah Hoehn are ready for the “raid” in Morocco.
https://www.facebook.com/TeamHoehnGazelleRally
2.      Gazelles Rally: 9 days, 160 teams
The Hoehns have been training since August with pro racer Emily Miller, a 3-time Gazelles runner. http://www.rallyeaichadesgazelles.com/en/top+story
3.      Gazelles Rally: Range Rover Sport
2014    Range Rover Sport (510-hp V9) on loan from Land Rover. Same Rover Sport used in Pikes Peak TV ad and which was used as support in Dakar.
4.      Gazelles Rally: Across the Sahara
Participants from more than 20 countries will begin the rally March 19 near the Algerian border. The whole country is there race course.

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