Wheels with Tom Blocker

WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
May 21, 2019 - 6:25 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Ford plans to complete 7,000 salaried job cuts by September, saving $600 million. Business is reaching a plateau, makers eliminating models and get right ahead of a decline. New features include heated seat belts, over the air upgrade technology.
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The Pat McCrory Show w/ Bo Thompson
May 14, 2019 - 6:42 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Uber Technologies Inc.’s stock dropped sharply Monday, marking another setback for the highest-profile company. Vehicle sales - cars are down, trucks are up. Sales down, prices dropping.
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
April 30, 2019 - 6:36 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: New York Auto Show - news about new app to adjust electric car performance from smart phone. Several new concept cars, 40 electric vehicles.
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
April 23, 2019 - 6:55 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Carvana is a new way of buying a car, now listed #8 in car sales.
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
April 02, 2019 - 7:13 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Auto makers are making more automatic transmission cars and very few stick shifts. Safety features continue to increase. Companies say humans will still be in autonomous vehicles for far into the future.
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
March 26, 2019 - 6:47 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Auto makers are making more automatic transmission cars and very few stick shifts. Manual transmission equals safer drivers.
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
March 14, 2019 - 6:42 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Deer versus car appears to increasing all over Charlotte. West Virginia sees the most. NC and SC is 1 in 100 of hitting a deer. Worst accidents are swerving to avoid deer; just break hard and hit the animal.
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
March 05, 2019 - 7:10 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: BMW and Mercedes-Benz could jointly develop the next generations of their compact cars — the BMW 1 series and the Mercedes A-class family — as part of a wider cooperation that would also include sharing technology for autonomous cars.
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
February 26, 2019 - 6:36 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Trump will delay tariffs with China, affecting car manufacturers. The popularity of SUV's extends globally.
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
February 19, 2019 - 5:30 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Attended NBA All Star Game, using light rail. 7 million Americans are passed due on auto loans. Several factors, including selling price.
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