ATW #1920 - The Automotive Competitive Edge

July 2nd, 2015 at 4:00pm



Adam Bernard, General Motors; Joe McCabe, AutoForecast Solutions; Michael Omotoso, Eaton. Topic: Keeping track of the competition.

Making cars isn’t a charity case. We all know that. Every manufacturer wants to be first to market with that groundbreaking vehicles because that means big bucks. So how does the auto industry not only do its own R & D but keep an eye on the competition as well. On this week’s show John McElroy is joined by GM’s Adam Bernard, Joe McCabe from AutoForecast Solutions and Michael Omotoso from Eaton to talk about how you get the competitive edge.

AAH #293 – Lincoln Continental’s New Design Direction

June 26th, 2015 at 2:46pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Chevrolet Unveils the new Cruze and the Camaro Convertible
- Alfa Romeo Unveils the Long-Anticipated Giulia
- Ford Unveils… an Electric Bicycle?

SPECIAL GUEST: David Woodhouse, Design Director, Lincoln Motor Company
- Does Lincoln’s Continental Concept look a little too much like other luxury leaders, or just enough?

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; John Manoogian, College for Creative Studies.

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ATW #1919 - 50 Ways To Control Autonomy

June 25th, 2015 at 4:00pm



Jude Hurin, Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles; Catherine Curtis, American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators; Chan Lieu, Venable LLP. Topic: Autonomous cars.

As the reality of autonomous cars gets closer and closer, a world of hurdles still face everyone from the manufacturers, insurance companies and especially governments before they hit the road on a regular basis. Joining John McElroy on this week’s show are three legislative experts who are dealing with those issues every day. Jude Hurin is with the state of Nevada’s DMV, Catherine Curtis represents the American Association of Motor Vehicles and Chan Lieu is a lawyer with the Washington, DC powerhouse law firm Venable LLP.

AD #1649 – Acura Tops Luxury Residual Values, Alfa Reveals Giulia, New Sleeker Cruze Debuts

June 25th, 2015 at 11:42am

Runtime: 6:41

- Acura Makes a Good Value Proposition
- New Chevy Cruze Debuts
- MINI Clubman Has Growth Spurt
- Alfa Romeo Reveals New Giulia
- Focus RS’s High-Powered Four
- Ford Uses Big Data to Help Manage Fleets

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Auto Tune: “Summer Wind” by Frank Sinatra

June 24th, 2015 at 3:00pm

Driving, riding, roads and of course cars themselves have all been immortalized by writers, composers and musicians around the world. Auto Tune is our way to spotlight a unique transportation song to celebrate these “ridden” gems along with the artists or composers who crafted them. Some you may know, many we’re sure you don’t.

frank_sinatra_strangers_in_the_nightIt was 1966 arguably the greatest music year in the 20th Century. Not only did Dylan release “Blonde on Blonde” but the Beatles came out with “Revolver” and the Beach Boys gave us “Pet Sounds.” And that doesn’t even count the multitude of singles from that year including like likes of “The Last Train to Clarksville,” “California Dreamin’” and “These Boots are made for Walkin’.”

So in the middle of all this rock n’ roll history comes the man who had owned the charts until a few years earlier and was still making relevant music. That man was the Chairman of the Board: Frank Sinatra.

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AD #1648 – High Prices Hurting Sales, Lexus Creates Hoverboard, New Camaro Convertible Debuts

June 24th, 2015 at 11:48am

Runtime: 7:52

- Ford Reveals New Mobility Plan Details
- Ford-UAW Art
- VW Expands Metal Stamping In TN
- Lexus Creates Hoverboard
- New Camaro Convertible Revealed
- More Americans Priced Out of New Car Market

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AD #1647 – Top Brands In North America, Cruze’s Coded Message, Lexus Tackles Pikes Peak

June 23rd, 2015 at 12:17pm

Runtime: 5:02

- Continental’s Road Departure System
- Honda Goes Fishing For Pike
- Lexus To Test New RC F Race Car
- Chevy’s Coded Cruze Message
- Top Car Companies In North America

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AD #1646 – Big Trucks Face New Fuel Rules, Carbon Fiber Helps GT Style, Giulia Set To Debut

June 22nd, 2015 at 11:50am

Runtime: 6:20

- VW Plans Big U.S. Announcement
- New Giulia Set To Make Debut
- Heavy Trucks Face New Fuel Economy Rules
- Peugeot Invests in 1st Plant in Africa
- Porsche Buys A Kuka Clock
- Carbon Fiber Helps Ford GT Style

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AAH #292 – Designing Sex in the Surfaces of the Ford GT

June 19th, 2015 at 2:40pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- 2015 J.D. Power IQS: Who is it good for?
- Porsche Wins Le Mans: Even if it did take 17 years
- EPA Ratings: Reality check

SPECIAL GUEST: Craig Metros, Exterior Designer, Ford GT
- Which came first, engineering or styling?

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Todd Lassa, Automobile.

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AD #1645 – Behind The Scenes Of EyesOn Design, Infiniti Teases Q30, GM Cuts Fuel Cell Costs

June 19th, 2015 at 11:51am

Runtime: 8:27

- Infiniti Teases New Compact
- GM Cuts Fuel Cell Costs
- Time To Extend Component Responsibility?
- Behind The Scenes Of EyesOn Design

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