Jamie Page Deaton

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Our automotive experts return to discuss news from the auto world, including GMC’s entry into the EV world with its all-electric, $100k Hummer and the latest from Tesla. We'll get answers on what to do to maintain and repair cars that have been sitting for too long during the pandemic, and we'll get tips on preparing your car for winter driving.


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How has the pandemic affected the auto industry? After sales plummeted in March, the trend is moving back up. Our automotive experts return to discuss how sales and production of cars, trucks and SUVs have been affected by the coronavirus crisis. They will also answer questions about the latest models, car payment and repair issues and more.


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Our car experts weigh in on the latest automotive news, from Tesla to new electric vehicles to cars with high winter safety ratings—and we'll answer your automotive questions.

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Tesla’s fabled Model 3 for the masses is finally available — what might this mean for those looking to go all-electric? And will the Kia Kona Electric steal some of Tesla’s thunder? We’ll also discuss what to do if a winter pothole wrecks your car’s alignment, and answer your automotive questions.


Child Free: The Choice to Not Have Children

Dec 6, 2018
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University of Maine professor of sociology Amy Blackstone and her husband Lance blog about the child-free choice. What are the reasons a couple may choose not to have children, and how does society respond to their choice?


Automotive News: The Latest in Cars, Trucks & SUVs

Nov 8, 2018
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We’ll discuss winter driving tips, snow tires versus all-season tires, and the end of an era for the Volkswagen Beetle. We’ll also catch up on the latest news from the world of cars, trucks, SUVs, self-driving cars, hybrids and more.

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We discuss summer driving, autonomous driving, and other news from the world of cars, trucks, hybrids and SUVs.

John Paul, AAA Northeast Car Doctor, joins us. He has more than 30 years of experience in the automobile industry and is an ASE-Certified Master Technician.

 

Automotive News

Jan 18, 2018
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We’ll get answers to your questions about all-wheel drive versus four-wheel drive, snow tires versus all-season tires, whether Tesla will ever reach its production goals, and more from the world of cars, trucks and SUVs.

Guests: Jamie Page Deaton, automotive editor for U.S. News & World Report

John Paul, New England AAA spokesperson and master mechanic


Automotive News

Oct 12, 2017
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The latest from the world of cars, trucks and SUVs. We’ll discuss why (and how) Tesla was able increase the range of some of its cars as Hurricane Irma approached Florida.  We’ll also get answers to listener questions about car maintenance, leasing vs. buying and addressing distracted driving.

Guests:  Jamie Page Deaton, Auto Editor for U.S. News & World Report

John Paul, Master Mechanic and Spokesperson for AAA Northeast

Automotive News

Jul 11, 2017
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Summer driving season is underway.  We'll get safe driving tips and learn about the latest hybrid and electric cars. 

Guests: Jamie Page Deaton, automotive editor for U.S. News & World Report

John Paul, AAA's Car Doctor and Senior Manager of Public Affairs for AAA Northeast

Autmotive News

May 24, 2017
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Car, truck and SUV sales declined last month for the first time in years. But manufactures aren’t too worried about it.  We’ll learn why, and get the latest news from the world of electric, hybrid and old-fashioned combustible engine cars.

Guests: Jamie Page Deaton, automotive editor for U.S. News

John Paul, AAA's Car Doctor and Senior Manager of Public Affairs for AAA Northeast

Automotive News

Mar 24, 2017
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Elon Musk looks to raise a few hundred million more to get his ‘electric car for the masses’ on the road.  The Administration vows to roll back MPG standards.  We’ll discuss the latest developments from the world of cars, trucks and SUVs, including the best way to defog your car windows.

Guests: Jamie Page Deaton, Automotive Editor for U.S. News & World Report

John Paul, Master Mechanic and Senior Manager, Public Affairs, AAA Northeast

Auto News

Jan 17, 2017
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Our car experts, just back from the Detroit and Boston auto shows, return to talk all things automotive.  

Guests:  Jamie Page Deaton, auto editor for U.S. News & World Report

John Paul, Master Mechanic and Spokesperson for AAA Northeast

Auto News

May 24, 2016
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The latest on the massive Takata airbag recall, electric vehicle sales, and why the sales of mini-vans are on the rise.

Guests

Jamie Page Deaton, Automotive Editor for U.S. News & World Reports

John Paul, AAA Northeast Public Affairs spokesperson and master mechanic