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Host : Tom Appel and Jill Ciminillo
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THE CAR STUFF PODCAST is a smart and often irreverent take on new-car news and happenings in the automotive industry.

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you've come to the right place. Join Jill and Tom as they break down everything that's going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests.

THE CAR STUFF PODCAST is a weekly radio show and podcast hosted by automotive journalist JILL CIMINILLO and industry analyst TOM APPEL. Each show features new-vehicle news, car and truck reviews, and a guest segment featuring some of the industry's most-interesting and well-informed movers and shakers.

Plus! Each episode wraps up with the famous Car Stuff Power Quiz. We also talk a lot about donuts, bad movies, and Taco Bell menu items in France and Portugal.

Recent Episodes
May 22, 2023
Ford Bronco Sport Heritage Edition, Chevy Silverado EV, Jeep Wrangler and More!
This week, Tom and Jill talk about the 2023 Ford Bronco Sport Heritage Edition, the Chevy Silverado EV's pricey 450-mile extended range battery, and the 2024 Toyota Tacoma. Then, Brandon Girmus, Jeep Senior Brand Manager, checks in to talk about the upcoming 2024 Jeep Wrangler.
May 15, 2023
Ford Bronco Raptor & Who Should Own an EV and Who Should Not
Tom is joined this week by guest co-host Brenden Appel (still no relation!) from Sons of Speed to talk about Brenden's love of Road America, plus their experience with the Ford Bronco Raptor. Then, Larry Nutson, Senior Editor and Chicago Bureau Chief for The Auto Channel, checks in to talk about EVs, who they are appropriate for and what Larry sees as the timeline for wider availability of charging stations.
May 08, 2023
Swedish Test Drives & the Toyota Crown
Tom and Jill talk about her recent trip to Sweden to test drive the 2024 Volvo C70 and XC40 Recharge, the all-electric versions of their compact SUVs, plus they discuss this week's premiere of the all-new And Amy Chao, Manager of Vehicle Marketing and Communications at Toyota Motor North America, checks in to talk about the Toyota Crown.
May 01, 2023
News at Jaguar/Land Rover and Polestar
Tom is joined by guest co-host Paul Herrold of the Sons of Speed, to talk about the annual Midwest Automotive Media Association Rally, plus thoughts about the renaming of Jaguar/Land Rover into JLR and changes to their dealerships, and Paul's recent choice in a new car. Plus, Sam Fiorani from AutoForecast Solutions joins the show to talk about news at Polestar.
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