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There really is no other television program which compares to Motorweek. The program goes from subcompact to muscle car with the agility of a well oiled machine. They review anything with four wheels and street legal status. The information is always unbiased and takes a comparative analysis stance. This long running Public Broadcasting Service(PBS) favorite is created and hosted by John H. Davis.

The program has aired since its origins in Owings Mills, Maryland in 1981 and weekly presents in-depth and fact-packed programming. These features present nothing extraneous or off topic in the no-nonsense consumer reporting in an on air magazine format. Utilizing a team of camera talent including Pat Goss,automotive technician, the programs give easy-to-understand explanations of complex concepts. Yolanda Vazquez, Stephen Chupnick,and Craig Singhaus host regular segments, as well.

The Goss' Garage segment discusses maintenance issues. Motornews and FYI segments are presented by Yolanda Vazquez and provide up to date auto news. Over The Edge and Gear are features assigned to Stephen Chupnick. Both are more in-depth reporting. The primary segment is Road Test during which, John H. Davis highlights a single car model each week. Every consumer aspect of the vehicle is considered. Headrests to fuel economy; all regular consumer concerns--including number of cupholders-- are reviewed.

The Car Keys and Long Term Test Update are quick reviews of new cars and new test data respectively. Taking the High Road hosted by Craig Singhaus compares body designs over the years. Whether reviewing an $18,000 Hyundai or an $80,000 Mercedes each aspect of the car is described in its best light. Fair and accurate reporting is the hallmark of this 31-year-long run.

This scant half hour program goes from zero to sixty in the first five minutes of each weekly program. It stays there until the very last definitive statement is delivered.

Monday 8:00 PM et/pt on PBS
7 Seasons, 367 Episodes - Currently Airing
October 17, 1981
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