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Best Automotive Podcasts

Best Automotive Podcasts

At Umbrex, we work with clients across the automotive ecosystem to drive innovation, reduce costs, and maintain a competitive advantage over competitors. Our consultants help organizations reform their business for increased performance in the short-term and growth in the long-term by building internal capabilities, optimizing operations, and refining their portfolios.

Examples of recent projects include:

  • Implementing lean operations at a Brazilian automotive manufacturing plant
  • Updating the brand portfolio strategy for a major US automaker by utilizing its previously untapped survey of 10,000 consumers
  • Leading pricing projects across three continents for an automotive manufacturer, implementing new pricing instruments, pricing tools and pricing guidelines

To learn more about our work or find an automotive consultant, visit our Automotive Practice.

Our consultants find that podcasts are an excellent way to remain up to date.
Here are the top podcasts on the automotive industry recommended by our members.



The Smoking Tire by Matt Farah and Zack Klapman

Matt Farah and Zack Klapman sit down with automotive icons, pro drivers, comedians and other friends to discuss automotive industry news, racing, projects and whatever else comes to mind.
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The Autoblog Podcast by Greg Migliore

The Autoblog Podcast is one of the oldest and most-listened to automotive podcasts anywhere. The show features a rotating panel of editors and guests hosted by Editor-in-Chief Greg Migliore. The gloves come off and the lively discussion has everything from the most important news of the week to the best and worst cars we’re driving. The show traditionally wraps with the popular Spend My Money segment. With nearly 700 episodes, the podcast is a must-listen for automotive enthusiasts everywhere.

Spike's Car Radio by Spike Feresten

Cars, Coffee and Comedy hosted by comedian and automotive enthusiast Spike Feresten and featuring Jerry Seinfeld, lawyer Paul Zuckerman, MotorTrend’s Jonny Lieberman, and The Smoking Tire’s Matt Farah with guests from the automotive industry, notable comedians and celebrities. As always, there’s one empty chair at Spike’s table saved for you, the listener.

CarCast by Adam Carolla, Bill Goldberg and Matt "The Motorator" D'Andria

A twice weekly automotive podcast hosted by Adam Carolla, Bill Goldberg and Matt “The Motorator” D’Andria. It’s the only show of its kind that explores all aspects of the automotive space from the performance aftermarket, to new car buying and the future of the automotive industry. The guys answer your questions, offer advice and feature guests from the automotive industry and celebrity car enthusiasts.

Future of Mobility by Brandon Bartneck

Covering the people and technology propelling us towards safe, sustainable, and equitable mobility solutions. Topics include electric vehicles, fuel cell electric vehicles, other uses for hydrogen, improved internal combustion engines, assisted and automated driving, connectivity, public transportation, ridesharing, ridehailing, micromobility, and more.

Driven Car Reviews by Tom Voelk

New York Times contributor and Emmy Award-winning automotive journalist Tom Voelk looks at all things cars.

Autoline Daily

Your 8-minute update on the latest developments in the global automotive industry. New cars, new technology, and the breaking business developments.