Wheels with Tom Blocker

WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
February 06, 2018 - 5:42 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: The big game had several car and truck ads. The MLK use for Dodge Ram is getting a lot of negative response. The opposite was the Paul Harvey voiced Ram ad years back. Jeep had a couple ads with Goldbloom. Tyler did a Kia ad with an Indy champion that was interesting...
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
January 30, 2018 - 6:46 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: GPS can be a great tool, but not always. Folks in Vermont borrowed a Jeep and the map took them down a boat ramp and they drove into the water.
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
January 23, 2018 - 5:33 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: The Detroit Auto Show is taking place, a major annual show. 2018 Honda Accord is the car of the year. The Lincoln Navigator is also a top pick. An autonomous vehicle is on display, to be deployed in 2019 in San Francisco. Reducing weight of vehicles is a main focus.
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
January 16, 2018 - 5:48 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Ford is telling owners of 2,900 Ranger pickup trucks not to drive them after finding out that an exploding Takata air bag inflator has killed a driver in West Virginia. Ford is now issuing an urgent new recall in the U.S. and Canada for Rangers with inflators made that day...
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
January 12, 2018 - 7:05 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it had confirmed a second death in an older pickup truck caused by a defective airbag inflator of Takata Corp and urged 2,900 owners in North America to stop driving immediately until they can get replacement parts.
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
December 12, 2017 - 5:43 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: The all electric Tesla Model 3 production is way behind the stated goal - only 260 made in 3rd quarter; retail customers are still waiting. A $35,000 car, so it’s a car for everyone. Challenges with welding and battery production. Billions spent, awaiting revenue. Goal was...
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
December 06, 2017 - 6:40 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Nissan unveils fleet of new 'Star Wars' vehicles. Instead of just rolling out a new SUV or car, Nissan invoked "the force" to draw attention at the Los Angeles Auto Show. There's now a Lamborghini SUV on the market.
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
November 28, 2017 - 6:20 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: So many car sales ads on Black Friday; do people really sell cars that day? The answer is yes. Las Vegas started a driverless shuttle program.
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
November 09, 2017 - 6:10 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Heartbright Foundation with Bo MC'ing. Tom's wife Clair started the organization for blood related issues people have, like diabetes and hypertension - all self funded through fundraisers like this one at Bonterra.
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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
October 24, 2017 - 6:13 am
Wheels with Tom Blocker: Autonomous, or self driving versus a self driving car, giving up control. Several manufacturers are automating cars. There are several levels of automation, like lane keeping assist. Conditional automation is being tested, where drivers can take over.
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