AAH #288 – Mr. Gas Monkey Gets Fast N’ Loud

May 22nd, 2015 at 8:28pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- 2016 Camaro: Enough to take on Mustang?
- GM says it owns your car’s software
- Starbucks vs. A Car Lease: Which costs more?

SPECIAL GUEST: Richard Rawlings, TV Host & Author, “Fast N’ Loud”

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Mike Austin, Autoblog.

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ATW #1916 - Merger Mania

May 21st, 2015 at 4:00pm



Paul Eisenstein, The Detroit Bureau; Doron Levin, Fortune; Jason Stein, Automotive News. Topic: Mergers.

On this week’s Autoline John McElroy and a panel of expert analysts dive into the topic of automotive mergers. Joining the panel are Paul Eisenstein from The Detroit Bureau, Fortune’s Doron Levin and Jason Stein from Automotive News.

AD #1625 – Hyundai’s First PHEV, Back Up a Trailer Like a Pro, Mobility Services Affect Sales

May 21st, 2015 at 11:46am

Runtime: 8:40

- Hyundai’s First Plug-In Hybrid
- Back Up a Trailer Like a Pro
- Fiat Shows Stylish New Sedan
- Mobility Services Affect Car Sales
- Blood, Sweat & Beers
- You Said It!

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Auto Tune: “Run, James, Run” by Brian Wilson

May 20th, 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.

Beach Boys Pet SoundsIt was 1966, the greatest year in music but that observation is for another column. In movies there’s was nothing hotter than the nascent James Bond series. The fourth installment of Ian Fleming’s Super Spy, Thunderball, was still basking in critical acclaim and filling theaters as the team began work on the next film in the suite “You Only Live Twice.”

Meanwhile in music, the Beatles and the Beach Boys were waging a spirited battle for the hearts, minds & wallets of the music listening public. In fact, while the rest of the band toured Europe, head Beach Boy Brian Wilson stayed home in California creating what would become arguably the greatest pop album of all time.

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AD #1624 – Biggest Recall in History, Honda Goes Back to Basics, Volvo Has Your Back

May 20th, 2015 at 11:45am

Runtime: 8:15

- Takata is the Biggest Recall in History
- Honda Goes Back to Basics
- Blood, Sweat & Beers
- Volvo Safety Has Your Back
- XC90 Hybrid Comes with Level II Charger
- NAFTA Car Sales Could Hit 20 Million
- The Next Big Name

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Autoline Daily Insight – Ranking Automotive VPs of Purchasing

May 19th, 2015 at 2:42pm

In each edition of Autoline Daily Insight we get in-depth analysis from insiders and experts on the issues that drive the news in global automotive industry.

Some automakers are leaving billions of dollars on the table according to a recent study by Planning Perspectives, Inc. It all has to do with improving relationships with suppliers. To see how OEM heads of purchasing are rated by their suppliers, John McElroy sat down with Planning Perspectives President John Henke.

To get more information about the Planning Perspectives report, visit www.ppi1.com.

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AD #1623 – Porsche Invests in Connectivity, Ford’s Heavy Truck Advantage, Gorlier’s New Duties

May 19th, 2015 at 11:40am

Runtime: 7:29

- Porsche Invests in Connectivity
- Board Member Bashes Chevy Ads
- Ford’s Heavy Truck Advantage
- FCA’s Pietro Gorlier Gets More Duties
- Rating the Purchasing VPs
- Cadillac CT6 Engineering Secrets
- Fast N’ Loud Giveaway

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AD #1622 – Suppliers Bash Detroit OEMs, Toyota’s Fuel Cell Breakthrough, 2016 Chevy Camaro

May 18th, 2015 at 11:54am

Runtime: 8:17

- Suppliers Bash Detroit OEMs
- ZF Completes TRW Takeover
- Toyota’s Fuel Cell Breakthrough
- TV Networks Ignore Indy
- Chevy Reveals 2016 Camaro
- Fast N’ Loud Giveaway

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AAH #287 – Slicing Open Cadillac’s CT6

May 15th, 2015 at 4:15pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Inside the Volvo XC90 and the strategy behind its new U.S. plant
- The autonomy plot thickens with reports of Google-car accidents

SPECIAL GUEST: Travis Hester, Executive Chief Engineer, Cadillac CT6
- Learning the secrets of Cadillac‘s innovative new flagship

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Lauren Fix, The Car Coach.

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AD #1621 – Explorer Turns 25, GM Beefs Up Tech Center, Commercial Truck Fuel Economy Regs

May 15th, 2015 at 11:52am

Runtime: 8:50

- GM Beefs Up Tech Center
- Chevy Teams With Disney to Promote Volt
- Explorer Celebrates Silver Anniversary
- Commercial Truck Fuel Economy Regs
- Fast N’ Loud Giveaway

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