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December 27, 2003

Janette Fennell, Mom/Founder and President of KIDS and CARS ... "Cameron Gulbransen Kids and Car Safety Act of 2003"

John Russell, Contributor, New York Post and Auto World Magazine ... Evaluating the 2003 American Automotive Environment

Robert Erskine, Senior European Correspondent ... "European Kaleidoscope Round Up"

December 20, 2003

Adam L. Peneberg ... Author of "Tragic Indifference: One Man's Battle with the Auto Industry Over the Dangers of SUVs"

John Russell, Contributor, New York Post and Auto World Magazine ... Infrared Saftey Devices

Robert Erskine, Senior European Correspondent ... "Skoda: A European Success Story"

Janette Fennell, Founder and President of KIDS and CARS ... "Cameron Gulbransen Kids and Car Safety Act of 2003"

December 13, 2003

Michelle Krebs, New York Times & Auto World Magazine ... "A Station Wagon Rolls Into the Cadillac Revival Tent

John Russell, Contributor, New York Post and Auto World Magazine with Thomas Wallace, Vehicle Line Executive for Small & Midsized Trucks GM North America ... GM's New Product Line

John Russell, Contributor, New York Post and Auto World Magazine with Mike Donoughe, Vice President of family Vehicles at Daimler Chrysler "Chrysler Group 'Floors' Minivan Competition With Yet Another Leapfrog"

December 6, 2003

David Champion, Director of Auto Testing, Consumer Reports ... Have American Cars Caught up?

John Russell, Contributor, New York Post and Auto World Magazine with Gary Allen ... Armoring Vehicles

Robert Erskine from London England ... Mazda's Rotary Engine: "Round and Round, Not Up and Down"

November 29, 2003

David E. Holt, Director of Government Affairs, Hart Downstream Energy Services ... MTBE vs. Ethanol

John Russell, Contributor, New York Post and Auto World Magazine ... Porsche Cayenne

Robert Erskine from London England ... Ford's closing its Design Centre (INGENI) in London... England's new laws concerning mobile phones while driving

November 22, 2003

Nick Prague ... Big Apple Region Antique Car Club and it's "East Coast Car Association" Parade

Micheline Maynard, New York Times ... Debt Rating of Ford Motor Company is Downgraded

John Russell, Contributor, New York Post and Auto World Magazine ... BMW 745iL

Robert Erskine from London England ... The New Fiat Panda
November 15, 2003

Interviews:

David Champion, Director Auto Testing for Comsumer Reports ... "A New Forumula for Fun" Sports Cars - the Best Blend: a Double Dose of Performace With a Pinch of Practicality

John Russell, Contributor, New York Post and Auto World Magazine with John Moss of the GM Concept Lab

Robert Erskine from London England ... The Annual London to Brighton Run
November 8, 2003

Interviews:

Tom Mutchler, Senior Project Leader, Consumer Reports ... "Car Batteries, Power Vs. Promise"

John Russell, Contributor, New York Post and Auto World Magazine with Steve Lesh, Ford Escape Program Management 2005 Ford Escape and 2004 Ford Escape Hybrid

November 1, 2003

Interviews:

Micheline Maynard, Author ... "The End of Detroit, How the Big Three Lost Thier Grip on the American Market"

John Russell, Contributor, New York Post and Auto World Magazine from Hilton Head with Retiring GM Design Chief, Wayne Cherry

Robert Erskine, Senior Eurpoean Correspondent London England ... "Round Up of European Super Sportscars"
October 25, 2003

Interviews:

Eugene Petersen, Auto Test Engineer, Consumer Reports ... Tires

John Russell, Contributor, New York Post and Auto World Magazine with Ehren Bragg, Area Manager of Lamborghini... Lamborghini Parade from New York City to Hemmings, Vermont

Robert Erskine, Senior Eurpoean Correspondent London England ... "Alfa Romeo"
October 18, 2003

Interviews:

Gabriel Shenhar ... Consumer Reports take on the new and redesigned models.

John Russell, Automotive Contributor with Mark LeNeve, President, Cadillac and Harold Bendel from Italy ... "Cadillac: Taking the Road Less Traveled in the Luxury Market".

Robert Erskine, Senior Eurpoean Correspondent London England ... "Avoid the Crush"

Jim Kornas, Director of Mobility Products at GM ... Disabilities need not slow you down: a consumer trend
October 11, 2003

Interviews:

Michelle Krebs, NY Times Automotive Journalist and Senior Editor Auto World Magazine ... Behind the Wheel - the 2004 Ford Freestar. The minivan formerly known as Windstar.

John Russell, Automotive Contributor with Lawrence E. Auriana 2003 Columbus Day Parade with numerous Italian Classic Cars and 20 Ducati Motorcycles.

Robert Erskine, Senior Eurpoean Correspondent London England ... "Turn on the headlights"

October 4, 2003

Interviews:

Gabriel Shenhar, Consumer Reports ... 2004 Cars: CR's take on the new and redesigned models.

John Russell, with Mike Covello, author of the Standard Catalogue of American Cars and the Standard Catalogue of Ferrari

Robert Erskine, Senior Eurpoean Correspondent London England ... "Sleeping Policemen English Style"

Stuart Smith, Ford Division New Car Launch Manager ... "2004 Freestar"
September 27, 2003

Repeat of August 23rd show
September 20, 2003

Interviews:
Michelle Krebs, New York Times and Auto World Magazine ... "At Last, Blue Skies for Cadillac"

John Russell, Contributor New York Post and Auto World Magazine together with Philip Smoker, Marketing Manager with Lincoln Mercury Monterey

Robert Erskine, Senior European Correspondent London England ... European Automotive Perspectives
September 13, 2003

Interviews:
Douglas Love, Consumer Reports ... "Full test of the Toyota Sienna and its competitors"

John Russell, Contributor New York Post and Auto World Magazine together with Debra Kelly-Ennis, President of SAAB USA
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Robert Erskine, Senior Eurpoean Correspondent London England ... European Automotive Perspectives
September 6, 2003

Interviews: David Champion, Auto Tests Director for Consumer Reports ... "Luxury SUV's, Lexus RX330 vs.the competition"

John Russell, Automotive Contributor to the New York Post and Auto World Magazine ... "Pebble Beach Experience"

Robert Erskine, Senior Eurpoean Correspondent London England ... European Automotive Perspectives
August 30, 2003

Interviews: The Auto Lab Panelists discuss the increase in gasoline prices.

John Critzer, Head of PT Cruiser Product Planning with John Russell ... More on the Chrysler PT Cruiser

Robert Erskine, Senior Eurpoean Correspondent London England ... New Safety Items on European Cars
August 23, 2003

Interviews: Michelle Krebs, Auto World Magazine ... "Chevy's all new Mailbu family sedan"

Douglas Love, Consumer Reports ... Consumer Reports finds great values

Robert Erskine, Senior Eurpoean Correspondent London England ... Europe's Automotive Scene
August 16, 2003

Interviews:

Douglas Love, Consumer Reports ... Consumer Reports finds great values
John Critzer, Head of PT Cruiser Product Planning ... The New PT Cruiser

Robert Erskine, Senior Eurpoean Correspondent London England ... Europe's Automotive Scene
August 2, 2003

Interviews:

Michelle Krebs, Senior Editor, Auto World Magazine ... Looking Ahead

Robert Erskine, London England ... European Automotive Perspectives
July 26, 2003

Interviews:
Douglas Love, Public Information Counsel, Consumer Reports Auto Maintenance
John Russel, Contributor for Auto World Magazine and Cronos Magazine ... Diesel Vehicles
July 19, 2003

Interviews:
Consumer Reports rates the Nissan Murano, Mitsubishi Endeavor XLS, Chrysler Pacifica, Toyota 4Runner, Chevrolet Trailblazer and Mitsubishi Montero.
John Russel, Contributor for Auto World Magazine and Cronos Magazine and Jack Withrow, Director of Vehicle Entertainment, Chrysler Group ... UConnect and Bluetooth Technonogy.
Christopher Jensen, Automotive Reporter, Cleveland Plain Dealer ... Black Boxes in Cars
July 5, 2003

Interviews:
Lee Myles Diagnosing Automatic transmission problems
John Russel, Contributor for Auto World Magazine, Ferrari Challenge with Maria Homann Director of Ferrari Challenge
Robert Erskine from London England ... LPG fueled cars
June 28, 2003

Interviews:
David Champion, Director of Auto Testing for Consumer Reports Consumer Reports Rates Lincoln LS, Cadillac CTS Top in Performance Tests of 5 Sports Sedans
John Russel, Contributor for Auto World Magazine, "Buckle up too Poochie"
Robert Erskine from London England ... asks With extinction of the car giants, why America's car industry is an endangered species"
June 21, 2003

Interviews:
David Champion, Director of Auto Testing for Consumer Reports Consumer Reports Rates Lincoln LS, Cadillac CTS Top in Performance Tests of 5 Sports Sedans
John Russel, Contributor for Auto World Magazine, "Buckle up too Poochie"
Robert Erskine from London England ... asks With extinction of the car giants, why America's car industry is an endangered species"
May 17, 2003

Interviews:
Wayne Craig, Warranties 4 Wheels Aftermarket Warranties
John Russel,Auto Writer - "Expensive Cars"
March 29, 2003

Interviews:
Bill Sharfman, Judge "The Importance of the Pace Award"
John Russel, Auto Writer - "What does online popularity really mean?" Robert Erskine, London - "Comparing Car Notes"
March 22, 2003

Interviews:
David Champion, Director Auto Testing, Consumer Reports
"Which Vehicles Hold Up?"
Barry Kaufman, Director of Education, Seaview Hospital talks about the New York State Safe Driving Program. He will be joined by Dr. Victor Dolan, Chiropractor, Head and Neck Injuries in Auto Accidents Robert Erskine, London - "Jaguar's New Designs"
March 15, 2003

Interviews:
Douglas Love,Consumer Reports "The Best Of The Best Cars"-Go to 09:30 In Show
John Russel,Contributor New York Post-"GM Concept Car Test Drives"
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Robert Erskine, London - Impact Of "Congestion Charging" Putting Toll Gates On A City
Fiat and GM Whatsa Goin Ona? Go To 02:03:50 in Show

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