Hosted by Jack Nerad and co-hosted by Chris Teague, the award-winning America on the Road radio program covers the latest automotive news, interviews the most important people in the auto industry, and helps car buyers make great decisions on what to buy and when to buy. Cars, trucks, and SUVs are complicated machines, but Nerad and Teague take the mystery out of them with their knowledgeable, lighthearted style.
The President of the Motor Press Guild and Vice President of the North American Car of The Year Jury, Jack Nerad has spent most of his working life helping consumers better understand cars and the car-buying process. He is the author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Buying or Leasing a Car and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles. He was Editor of Motor Trend magazine and Editorial Director of Kelly Blue Book and KBB.com. He currently reviews vehicles for JDPower.com, Autobytel.com, TrueCar.com, and Drivingtoday.com.
Chris has been the co-host of America on the Road since May of 2020, and writes for many automotive media outlets including Forbes, TechRadar, Autoweek, JDPower.com, and DrivingToday.com.
Chris is an active member of the New England Motor Press Association and the International Motor Press Association. In addition to an MBA with a background in data analysis, Chris holds a culinary arts degree from Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte, NC. As a Tennessee native, Chris is always happy to talk barbecue, so reach out to argue anything from sauces to dry rubs!