Driving Essentials XE is a new product to help save teenage drivers' lives.

#73, Saving teenage drivers’ lives with Xbox Driving Essentials

Driving Essentials XE is an interactive and engaging driver training simulation made specifically for Xbox. It teaches new, teenage drivers how to deal with...
Bruce Aldrich (left) and James Raia interview David Ankin host of ToyMakerz.

#3, The Weekly Driver Podcast Video: ToyMakerz Season 3

Nearly every network now has an automotive reality show. At least one program, ToyMakerz, has a star who had no desire to be on...
David Ankin (center) and his colleagues from the automotive reality show, ToyMakerz.

#72 The Weekly Driver Podcast: David Ankin/ToyMakerz

More than 40 years ago, Top Gear debuted as a monthly, 30-minute magazine-style, automotive-related program on the British Broadcasting Corporation. It was based in...
Bruce Aldrich (left) and James Raia discuss how states rate in driving statistics will Jill Gonzalez, an analyst from WalletHub.com.

#2, The Weekly Driver Podcast video: how states’ driving rates

As a personal finance website, WalletHub covers a lot of territory, all revolving around consumer assistance. It features practical advice about automobiles to credit...
WalletHub reports California is among the worst states to driven in.

#71 WalletHub’s best, worst cities, states to drive in

WalletHub.com does studies, and it does them well. It makes sense because it’s a personal finance website that relies on facts and figures and...
Bruce Aldrich and James Raia interview journalist and photographer John Lamm about his new book on the Supercar Revolution.

#1 The Weekly Driver Podcast Video: Author John Lamm

Few journalists in the automotive industry have as much expertise as John Lamm. The long-time writer and photographer has interviewed and photographed many of...
John Lamm is a journalist and photographer who has worked for decades for many of the automotive industry's most prestigious magazines. He's also the author of several books, including the new release, Supercar Revolution: The Fastest Cars Of All Time. Sub-titled "The one-stop guide to world-class supercar and their battle for ultimate performance and supremacy," Lamm's coffeetable-sized volume is essential for anyone who admires, dreams of, or owns a supercar of their own. The veteran journalist is our guest on episode #70 of The Weekly Driver Podcast. It's also our first episode on video. It will be posted separately. Hamm's book is cleverly organized by decades but also m.p.h. “Section 1: The First Wave, 1967-1978” features the first supercars in the 150-190 m.p.h range., including the Lamborghini Miura and Countach. “Section 2: The Group B Connection, 1983-1991” includes supercars that can run 163-220 m.p.h and features the likes of the Ferrari F40, Acura NSX and The Vector. “Section 3: The Modern Supercar Era 1992-Present” features the fastest of all, supercars that go 190-250 m.p.h., and includes the McLaren F1, Bugatti Veyron, Ford GT, Pagani Huayra and more.   Bruce and I discuss with Hamm the book-writing process and his long tenure as an automotive journalist and photographer. We also discuss his relationships with icons of the automotive world, including comedian Jay Leno. The book includes a feature Leno, host of Jay Leno’s Garage and one of the world's best-known automotive collectors and enthusiasts. (Supercar Revolution: The Fastest Cars Of All Time, Published by Motorbooks, Hardcover, 240 pages, $40 USD, $52 CAN, ISBN: 9780760363348.)   The book is available on Amazon, here: The Weekly Driver encourages and appreciates feedback from our listeners. Please forward episode links to family, friend and colleagues. And you are welcome to repost links from the podcast to your social media accounts. Support our podcast by shopping on Amazon.com. Please send comments and suggestions for new episodes to James Raia via email: james@jamesraia.com. All episodes of the podcast are archived on www.theweeklydriver.com/podcast Every episode is also available on your preferred podcast platform: Google Play iTunes Spotify Stitcher The Weekly Driver Podcast is presented by www.americanmuscle.com.

#70, Journalist, photographer John Lamm’s new supercar book

John Lamm is a journalist and photographer who has worked for decades for many of the automotive industry's most prestigious magazines. He's also the...
The 2019 Ford Edge ST is the manufacturer's new performance SUV.

#69 Ford Edge ST debuts as carmaker’s performance SUV

Tyler Swedensky is the new car manager at Future Ford in Sacramento, California, and he's good at what he does. With co-host Bruce Aldrich driving...
Max Mack is the owner of Driven to Drive in Sacramento.

#68, Driven to Drive, 2018 podcast year in review

Max Mack has owned his share of vehicles. Like other car enthusiasts, he appreciates fast cars and automobile history, and he likes to associate...
The second year of the luxury Genesis G80 sedan does a lot right.

67, 2018 automotive world recap, cars of the year

With the end of one year and the beginning of another, it's always a good time to look back at what happened in the...
The Weekly Driver Podcast reports on on-demand insurance and best end-of-the-year new car deals.

#66, On demand insurance, year-end car deals

Welcome to another episode of The Weekly Driver Podcast, our last broadcast in 2018 and our 66th episode. Co-hosts Bruce Aldrich and James Raia interview...
Winter weather increases potential driving hazards.

#65, GOFAR driving data, holiday driving hazards

Welcome to the latest episode of The Weekly Driver Podcast. We have a two-part broadcast with an entrepreneur from Australia and a discussion with...