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The Auto Channel

The Auto Lab is an automotive broadcast series about the automotive industry, its history, and its culture, presenting the ideas of leading college faculty, authors, and automotive practitioners in a relaxed, conversational format.

New programs air Saturday mornings.

7 to 9 am on WNYM Radio AM 970


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Professor Harold Wolchok — Host of The AutoLab


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Latest Available Show —
Oct 13, 2018

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  • Robert Erskine, Senior European Correspondent, Suffolk, England - VOLKSWAGEN ID THE NEW ALL ELECTRIC PEOPLES CAR?
  • Russ Rader,,Senior Vice President, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety - REDSIGNED TOYOTA COROLLA HATCHBACK IS A TOP SAFETY PICK
  • Michael Porcelli - MORTON KRISTIANSEN, DIRECTOR PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, ALLITE,INC. - SUPER-MAGNESIUM - THE NEWEST AUTOMOTIVE METAL

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Coming Up —
Oct 20, 2018

  • Robert Erskine, Senior European Correspondent, Suffolk, England - PLUG-IN HYBRIDS SET UNPLUGGED
  • Russ Rader, Senior Vice President, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety - NEW HEADLIGHTS BRING KIA RIO INTO THE WINNERS CIRCLE
  • Robert Sinclair, AAA Northeast - DANGERS TEEN DRIVERS WITH PASSENGERS POSE TO THEMSELVES AND OTHERS USING THE ROADS
  • Craig Van Baternburg, CEO and Founder, Automotive Career Development Center (ACDC) - TRAINING SCHOOL FOR ELECTRIC/HYBRID TECHNICIANS

This Week’s Guest Automotive Experts

PHOTOHarold Bendell - Major World

PHOTORobert Erskine - Senior European Correspondent from Suffolk, England

PHOTODavid Goldsmith - Urban Classics

PHOTOJerry Pastore - D&J Diagnostic and The Consortium for Automotive Education

PHOTOMichael Porcelli - Central Avenue Info and I-Car

PHOTONick Prague - Metropolitan Transportation Authority Training Superintendent and Rockland Community College, SUNY

PHOTOJordan Weine - Chairman, Gasoline and Automotive Service Station Dealers Association, and Bay Diagnostic Repair Facility