AD #1507 – Infiniti Concept Wins Award, F-150 MPG Falls Short, Tesla & BMW in Talks

November 24th, 2014 at 11:56am

Runtime: 7:02

- Ford F-150 MPG Falls Short
- Tesla & BMW in Talks
- Used Car Prices to Soften
- Audi to Launch Mobility Service in U.S.
- Wild & Crazy Concepts
- IndyCar’s New Aero Kits

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Full Coverage of the 2014 LA Auto Show

November 24th, 2014 at 10:55am

Catch up with our full roster of LA Auto Show coverage! With first looks ranging from Mazda‘s new subcompact CUV to Ford‘s bold refresh of the Explorer to Audi‘s Prologue concept, which showcases the brand’s new design direction, there’s something for everybody.

Click the Play button above to watch all of Autoline’s coverage in one convenient spot. Or, jump to an individual interview below.

Chrysler Brand President & CEO Al Gardner with the Chrysler 300
BMW NA CEO Ludwig Willisch with the BMW X5 M & X6 M
Mazda NA Design Director Derek Jenkins with the Mazda CX-3
Audi of America President Scott Keogh with the Audi Prologue Concept
Ford Chief Engineer Arie Groeneveld with the Ford Explorer
Honda Sr. VP, Sales & Marketing Jeff Conrad with the Honda HR-V
Jaguar Land Rover CEO Dr. Ralf Speth with the Discovery Sport
Instant Impression: 2016 Mazda CX-3

AAH #267 – Inside the Inner Sanctum of Honda’s Racing Factory

November 21st, 2014 at 6:21pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Ford Explorer gets a bolder look.
- Bigger could be better when it comes to Chrysler 300′s grille.
- Audi Prologue Concept previews the brand’s new form language.
- Mazda gets into Subcompact CUV territory with the CX-3.

PLUS: We’ll be coming to you from Honda Performance Development, which is the automaker’s technical operations center for its motorsports program!

SPECIAL GUESTS: Steve Eriksen, VP & COO, HPD; Marc Sours, Sr. Mgr. Commercial & Product Division, HPD; Jason Castillo, Development Engineer, HPD Dyno.

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Joni Gray, Autobytel; Aaron Gold, About.com.

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AD #1506 – Arizona Sues GM, Tweel Goes Into Production, VW Plans Huge Investment

November 21st, 2014 at 11:59am

Runtime: 7:43

- VW Plans Huge Investment
- Arizona Sues GM
- Michelin Scales up Tweel Production
- Acura Reworks ILX For 2016
- Win a Trip to the Geneva Motor Show
- Parallel Parking Record Set in China
- Are Safety Systems Helpful or Gimmicks?

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ATW #1837 - The Consumers’ Bible

November 20th, 2014 at 4:00pm



Jake Fisher, Consumer Reports, Joe White, The Wall Street Journal, Brent Snavely, Detroit Free Press. Topic: Consumer Reports.

Who do you turn to when you need advice? If it’s personal, perhaps a friend; if it’s spiritual maybe a priest. But when many folks want advice on hardware – everything from a dishwasher to a smart phone to a television -- they turn to Consumer Reports: the product watchdog who has been reviewing, comparing and contrasting consumer goods since 1936. On this episode of Autoline THIS WEEK, CR’s head of auto testing Jake Fisher joins host John McElroy along with Brent Snavely of the Detroit Free Press and Joe White of the Wall Street Journal to discuss the organization’s latest test results on automotive multimedia devices.

Instant Impression: 2016 Mazda CX-3 – LA Auto Show 2014

November 20th, 2014 at 3:33pm

Here’s a very quick initial impression of Mazda’s new entry into the subcompact CUV space. See what John McElroy thinks about what the Mazda CX-3 brings to the table.

2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport is Just the Start – LA Auto Show 2014

November 20th, 2014 at 2:31pm

Dr. Ralf Speth, CEO of Jaguar Land Rover, emphasizes that the Discovery Sport is just the first to debut in a family of future Discovery vehicles. John McElroy asks him what the relatives may look like, we find out more about why JLR calls this a 5+2, and will manufacturing in China mean a JLR volume boom?

AD #1505 – More LA Reveals, Toyota Updates “Big Prius,” Don’t Praise Free Hydrogen

November 20th, 2014 at 11:57am

Runtime: 7:28

- Chrysler Unveils New 300
- Full Look at Mercedes-Maybach S600
- Lexus Reveals Future Design with Roadster
- 2015 Prius v Updates
- Chevy’s Chaparral-Inspired Race Car
- Audi prologue Hints at Future Design
- Audi Fuel Cell in A7 Skin
- VW Shows Flexibility of MQB Platform
- Why Automakers Are Giving Hydrogen Away

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2016 Honda HR-V the Perfect “Fit” for Young Buyers? – LA Auto Show 2014

November 19th, 2014 at 8:42pm

It’s no secret that the subcompact CUV is the “in” thing of late. But with the introduction of the HR-V stateside at the LA Auto Show, Honda thinks that by basing the vehicle on its Fit platform it might just have the right recipe to bring in young first-time customers. Here’s a quick look at some of the details of the new model including when to expect it and how much you’ll pay.

2016 Ford Explorer Goes Platinum – LA Auto Show 2014

November 19th, 2014 at 7:37pm

With a bold new in-your-face styling theme, the 2016 Ford Explorer looks poised to go up against the likes of GMC. Perhaps that’s why for the first time ever they’re offering a Platinum Series that offers a well-appointed interior to go with the exterior design. Chief Engineer Arie Groeneveld discusses all that and more with John McElroy at the 2014 LA Auto Show.




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