The Drive with Alan Taylor: The next generation of Ford

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If you’re a car enthusiast, you’ve probably heard the name Alan Taylor or seen him on TV talking about all things automotive. An award-winning radio and television personality, Taylor is the host of “The Drive with Alan Taylor,” a podcast that puts its listeners in the driver’s seat for a unique and fast-paced look at today’s automotive industry. 

The Collector Car Network, parent company of, AutoHunter and the Journal, is now a proud partner of “The Drive with Alan Taylor.”

Each week we’ll be sharing the latest episode of Taylor’s podcast in the Journal, along with a snapshot of the episode’s highlights.

In this week’s episode, Taylor invites senior manager of public relations for Hyundai Lori Scholz and automotive writer Sue Mead to talk about the newer and roomier Hyundai Tucson SUV with improved gas mileage.

Industry analyst Karl Brauer joins the show to chat about Toyota’s first-generation hydrogen vehicle, the Mirai, but not before talking about Alan’s new Shelby GT.  

Next up, Taylor invites automotive journalist BJ Killen to talk about Ford’s next-generation truck, the Maverick, its design, and how it can haul 4,000 pounds with a tow package.

Taylor wraps up the show with Brian Moody, the executive editor for, as they discuss Auto Trader’s list of the 10 best compact cars under $5,000. 

Episode Highlights:

[00:00:00] – The Voice
[00:06:31] – Richie meets Tucson
[00:12:31] – Compact and Amazing
[00:19:53] – Exhausted!
[00:29:39] – H20 the new way to go
[00:35:54] – Not Yet Practical
[00:42:15] –
[00:48:42] – Maverick
[00:54:47] – 4000lbs
[01:02:07] – Lease or Buy?
[01:08:50] – The List!
[01:15:48] – Top 10 Best Compacts

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

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