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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.

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Latest Available Show —
Jan 13, 2018

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  • Robert Erskine, Senior European Correspondent, Suffolk England - VALUABLE UK CAR CRUMBS
  • John Russell, Senior Correspondent - DODGE JOURNEY CROSSROAD PLUS AWD
  • Russ Rader, Senior Vice President Insurance Institute for Highway Safety - LOSS LEADERS LUXURY CARS DOMINATE LIST OF MODELS WITH HIGHEST COLLISION LOSSES
  • Robert Sinclair Jr. AAA Northeast - CRASH RISK REMAINS HIGH WHEN USING MODERN SMART PHONES, SAYS NEW REPORT FROM AAA FOUNDATION FOR TRAFFIC SAFETY

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Coming Up —
Jan 20, 2018

  • Robert Erskine, Senior European Correspondent ,Suffolk, England - EU CATEGORY L VEHICLES—HERE COMES FUN
  • John Russell, Senior Correspondent - TOYOTA AVALON HYBRID
  • Russ Rader, Senior Vice President-Insurance Institute for Highway Safety - NISSAN TITAN IMPROVES IN DRIVER-SIDE SMALL OVERLAP FRONT TEST
  • Robert Sinclair AAANortheast - NATIONAL HIGHWAY SAFETY SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S REPORT

This Week’s Guest Automotive Experts

PHOTOHarold Bendell - Major World

PHOTOFred Bordoff - New York Center for Automotive Technology (NYCAT) and Bronx Community College, CUNY

PHOTOTim Cacace - Master Mechanix Auto Body and Auto Repairs and the Consortium for Automotive Education

PHOTORobert Erskine - Senior European Correspondent from Suffolk, England

PHOTOJoe Guarino - Joe Guarino Automotive Repairs and Access Automotive Communications

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

PHOTOJohanna Pastore - D&J Diagnostic Center

PHOTOMichael Porcelli - Central Avenue Info and I-Car

PHOTOJoanne Porcelli, Esq. - -

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