Welcome to The InEVitable! Join MotorTrend's Ed Loh & Jonny Lieberman each week as they explore the future of mobility, the future of the car, and the future of transportation! Where are we going, and how will we get there? Each week, the guys are joined by special guests ranging from celebrities, industry leaders, and car crazy folks. Charge up & join us!
We're talking EV tuning! MotorTrend's Ed Loh & Jonny Lieberman sit down with Jon Pek, Co-Founder of T Sportline! Jon discusses his path thru the aftermarket world that lead him to starting the world's first Tesla tuning company! What will the future of tuning EVs look like? The guys discuss the world of aftermarket tuning, the early days of Tesla, how the Tesla Model 3 changed the game, charge anxiety, charging in multi-unit dwellings, Rivian & the future of EV Trucks, EV Sportline, and how he views the future of EV tuning!
MotorTrend's Ed Loh & Jonny Lieberman sit down with Minnesota Vikings LB Eric Kendricks! The guys discuss Eric's family history of athletes, car culture & early influences growing up in Fresno, CA, his passion for working on cars, his first splurge car, current car collection, restoring his grandfather's 1995 Dodge Viper RT 10, NFL car culture vs NBA car culture, his experience buying his mom a Tesla, thoughts on the InEVitable future of EVs, EVs he's considering for himself, Rivian, car culture & EV infrastructure in Minnesota, his love for F1, and so much more!
MotorTrend's Ed Loh & Jonny Lieberman sit down with The Smoking Tire himself - Matt Farah! The guys debate the 'InEVitable' future of electrification & how we'll get there! Plus, Matt's passion for cars, the early YouTube days, EV infrastructure, charging issues, plug-in hybrids, synthetic fuel, the future of internal combustion vehicles, AV liability laws, Matt's opinions of Elon Musk & Tesla, over-the-air programming, the future of the dealership, & so much more!
MotorTrend's Ed Loh & Jonny Lieberman are joined by students at ArtCenter College of Design's Transportation Program - Madison Walker & Preston Sanchez! Madison & Preston tells us about attending the world's most prestigious transportation design school, & what the future of mobility will look like! What will cars look like without the need for drivers, steering wheels, or safety features - straight from the ones who will be designing them! The group ponders the future of EVs & autonomous vehicles, public transportation, and the outside-the-box ideas we'll see come to life in the very near future!
MotorTrend's Ed Loh & Jonny Lieberman sit down with Unplugged Performance President Ben Schaffer & Pro Driver Randy Pobst! The guys discuss their early experiences with EVs, the genesis of Tesla tuning at Unplugged Performance, current road blocks to EV tuning, the future of EVs & EV tuning, TeslaCorsa (driving Teslas on the track!), Pike's Peak, and so much more!
MotorTrend's Ed Loh & Jonny Lieberman are joined by ASE Master Technician, Women's Advocate & TV Personality - Bogi Lateiner! Bogi tells us about her love for cars, her automotive journey, her first shop '180 Degrees Automotive', 11 years of "All Girls Garage", Girl Gang, Girl Gang Garage, the Volvo PV544 Build, what Volvo is doing to take action about women in the trades, her thoughts on the future of the automotive industry, and what she's doing to close the gender gap within the male-dominated automotive industry!
MotorTrend's Ed Loh & Jonny Lieberman chat with automotive influencer/actress Emelia Hartford! The group discusses her route into the influencer space, her pursuit of film/television, the midwest car community, "Fastest Car", her work with Chevy, Ed's email's, her incredible car collection, the genesis of her first EV, auto-pilot, charging, and the future of EV! Emelia shares her perspective on the "inEVitable" question, the evolution of women in the car industry, her new car care brand, and so much more!
MotorTrend's Ed Loh & Jonny Lieberman chat with one of the pioneers of the environmental movement - actor Ed Begley Jr.! Ed talks about driving electric since 1970, the events that inspired his mindset change about the environment, his Taylor Dunn golf cart, the topic of range-anxiety, his experience with the General Motors EV1, mass adoption of EVs, how he feels about the Hummer EV, and so much more!
MotorTrend's Ed Loh & Jonny Lieberman invite The Drive's deputy editor Kristen Lee to explore the future of car journalism! The three examine the role of a car reviewer as we move into the future, her thoughts on EVs, opinions on fully-automated vehicles & when societies at large adopt them, generational differences in the adopting EVs, EV charging stations vs gas stations, charging safety, the future of the auto show, and so much more!
MotorTrend's Ed Loh & Jonny Lieberman sit down with Icon Motors' Jonathan Ward to talk all about why he's going EV! The guys & Jonathan discuss the progression of Icon Motors, the EV aftermarket space, his thoughts and concerns about EVs, the speed of technology, EV software systems, how he views the EV world at large, EV off-roading, and his upcoming EV projects!
MotorTrend's Ed Loh & Jonny Lieberman sit down with comedian, car enthusiast & fellow podcaster Spike Feresten! Hear why this Porsche collector is now an EV convert! Spike details his experience playing "Car Matchmaker" for his wife, and why he said, "all roads lead to the Tesla Model Y for a number of reasons". Spike details the revolutionized "dealership" experience, what he loves about EVs, charging & range anxiety, auto-pilot, and why he agrees that electrification in your life is InEVitable!
MotorTrend's Ed Loh & Jonny Lieberman pose the question - Will EVs ever be considered sexy? The guys are also joined by actor James Marsden to talk all about his personal journey as a car lover & his thoughts on the future of mobility! Hear why James was blown away by his Tesla Plaid experience, his time working with Ferrari, his passion for racing, his love for his Honda minivan, the insane power of EVs, his concerns for the future of automobiles, and whether he thinks EVs can ever be sexy!
MotorTrend's Ed Loh & Jonny Lieberman are joined by actor Sung Kang to discuss the future of car tuning & culture! Sung tells us about the genesis of his character 'Han' from The Fast & The Furious: Tokyo Drift, his personal journey into car culture, winning Gran Turismo's SEMA 2015 'Best In Show', why he says his Hybrid Minivan is his favorite car in his life, his Student Driver Streetwear brand, & his directorial debut! Could the Fast & Furious franchise ever adopt an EV!?
MotorTrend's Ed Loh & Jonny Lieberman sit down with musician/comedian Reggie Watts to discuss everything EV! Reggie discusses where his fascination with Porsche first began, his own car collection history, his opinions on gas vs electric vehicles, compares his experiences in Porsche vs. Tesla, & more! Plus, the guys speculate on the future of fully-autonomous vehicles, the future of steering wheels, and the future of "the car"!