Wheels with Tom Blocker

WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
September 05, 2018 - 7:08 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Electric car subsidies will be cut in half and will eventually go away. Tesla has billion in negative cash flow. Tesla has only hit production goal a few weeks. Tesla investors have stuck with it, growth rate is significant. Mercedes came out with total electric car, and...
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
August 28, 2018 - 6:11 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Trump announced US and Mexico have agreed to a trade agreement. A lot of details yet to come. To qualify for tariffs, certain percentages must be from the US. 45% must earn $16 an hour plus, evening the playing field. Could be good for parts suppliers in Mexico. Ferrari 250...
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
August 21, 2018 - 5:56 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Scooters have sprung up all over town for rent, laying around all over town. They have a process for picking them up. In southern California, scooters are everywhere, hitting pedestrians - people throwing them in the ocean and dumpsters. In Charlotte the number or rentals...
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
August 14, 2018 - 5:55 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Car tariffs is a very complex issue, with parts from around the world. Buick would be the most affected as they have the most cars sold in the US that are imported. Chevy also sells a popular model made in Korea. China is a huge market for Buick. 100th million Mustang comes...
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
July 31, 2018 - 7:55 am
The taxi strikes will continue across Spain after sector representatives failed to reach a deal with government officials at a four-hour meeting on Monday. Taxi representatives said they are not satisfied with the government’s offer to transfer powers over licensing to regional governments, and...
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
July 17, 2018 - 6:35 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Self-driving vehicles - there are many who want it. Many still enjoy a high performance, great handling car. We have more high performance vehicles today than ever before. best way to appreciate them at the race track, which is more readily available than people think. Many...
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
July 10, 2018 - 5:55 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Gas prices are on the rise, much higher than a year ago. yet the demand for trucks is still high, with the trend continuing. May be the lowest car sales in the US since 1958.
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
July 03, 2018 - 5:57 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: As motorists hit the road to celebrate America’s birthday they’ll be facing the highest Independence Day gas prices since the 2014 peak of $3.66 per gallon. The average gas price is hovering around $2.90 a gallon nationally with prices in some states well over $3 per gallon...
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
June 26, 2018 - 7:14 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: There was a time when Chevy Blazers were everywhere. Now the Blazer is returning, very different as an SUV. Looks pretty sporty, a nice vehicle. Market is strong for small to midsize SUV's.
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
June 19, 2018 - 7:42 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Leaving car windows open just a little, a crook can pop the window and get in your car. A lot of solar heating, and cracking a window helps, as well as increases risk. Sun shade on the dashboard can help. A little shade makes a big difference. leaving car idling with air...
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