What You Missed on Open Line

September 13th, 2010 at 10:02am

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If you weren’t a part of Monday’s great “Open Line” discussion on anything and everything automotive, Michelle Naranjo of MissMotorMouth.com has a taste of what you missed! And, don’t forget to check out the next discussion right here at 8PM ET / 5PM PT on September 13, 2010. Phone: 1-218-936-6581 and PIN: 2619

Last week’s Open Line show took a turn for the “even more interesting” than usual! As the callers suggested potential cars for one of the regulars, the discussion took a moved toward the actual state of car buying needs in North America and how regional variations could dictate which models are sold in certain areas. Public transportation, or lack thereof, came in as a huge determining factor, and it was probably the first time that hybrids and EVs were discussed on the show in a positive and considerate light.

Of course, some of the typical discussions also came up: why is the Fiesta not selling as well as expected? What are the highs and lows of buying vintage cars? Why do some people hoard cars? How do the sneak peaks of the new Charger look? When will we really see Fiat in dealerships? How much of the new Saab 9-2 was Spyker design? How is GM to blame for the Volvo XC90s with faulty transmissions in ongoing class action lawsuits?

One of our favorite callers, Jonathan Brown, reported on the CTS-V Coupe event that he attended and he explained why he wouldn’t trade his Corvette or his CTS for the new Coupe.

It was a lively evening of discussion that went into the wee hours, and, as usual, my sidekick Miradart and I both appreciate everyone who participated and are looking forward to this week’s show! Join us right here!

~Michelle Naranjo, MissMotorMouth.com

Open Line for September 13, 2010:
Phone – 1-218-936-6581
PIN – 2619

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