AD #2680 – Rivian Gets Big Order from Amazon, 1990 VW Cabriolet Converted to an EV, BMW May Cut Thousands of Jobs

September 20th, 2019 at 11:49am

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Runtime: 6:41

0:45 UAW Strike Forces Supplier Layoffs
1:17 Rivian Gets Big Order from Amazon
1:55 BMW May Cut Thousands of Jobs
2:19 FCA And Nissan Test Smart Charging
3:17 Lexus Introduces First Ever Yacht
3:59 1990 VW Cabriolet Converted to an EV
5:04 Ford Falcon “Barn Find”

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AAH #479 – Robots, Amazon & The State of California

September 20th, 2019 at 10:59am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Mike Cicco, President & CEO, FANUC America

TOPICS:
02:12 – FANUC & Collaborative Robots
33:00 – Doctor Data
36:30 – UAW On Strike Against GM
41:42 – Trump, California & Cars
48:36 – Amazon: 100,000 Rivian Trucks
59:28 – Waymo’s 60K Miles in One Month


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ATW #2324 – When Will Autonomous Cars Finally Get Here?

September 19th, 2019 at 4:00pm

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Just a couple of years ago, automakers were talking as if autonomous cars were right around the corner. Today they all seem to be backing away from that. Why? What happened? And what’s it going to take to put autonomous vehicles on track? On Autoline This Week, two executives from tech companies dive into the issue.

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AD #2679 – Honda Unveils CR-V Hybrid, Model 3 Earns Top Safety Pick, Ford Escape Hybrid Impressions

September 19th, 2019 at 11:40am

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Runtime: 7:09

0:07 UAW Strike Hits Canada
0:34 SEAT Using Municipal Waste for Biofuel
1:18 Germany to Charge for Carbon Emissions
2:49 Honda Unveils CR-V Hybrid
3:50 Tesla Model 3 Earns Top Safety Pick
4:27 Ford Offers Off-Road Kit for Its Trucks
5:20 Ford Escape Hybrid Impressions

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AD #2678 – Renault ZOE Gets Range Increase, EPA Takes Aim at California, GM Offers Workers Minor Wage Increase

September 18th, 2019 at 11:38am

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Runtime: 6:34

0:30 GM Electric Truck Planned for Detroit Plant
0:55 UAW Medical Benefits Cut During Strike
1:35 GM Offers Workers Minor Wage Increase
2:20 Toyota Installs Fuel Cell Generator at Plant
3:30 Renault ZOE Gets Range Increase
4:33 European Car Sales Drop
5:06 EPA Takes Aim at California

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AD #2677 – Could Strike Affect C8 Launch? Bikes & Scooters Could Greatly Reduce Traffic, New Ford Escape Impressions

September 17th, 2019 at 11:45am

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Runtime: 7:34

0:07 Teamsters Won’t Deliver GM Vehicles to Dealers
0:32 Could Strike Affect C8 Corvette Launch
1:09 Bikes & Scooters Could Greatly Reduce Congestion
2:38 Night Vision for AVs
3:03 Subaru of America Hits 10 Million Sales
3:21 Volocopter Performs 1st European Urban Flight
3:52 New Ford Escape Details & Impressions
5:55 Others Made Bigger Sacrifices During GM Bankruptcy

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AD #2676 – Mercedes Creates Wild Retro Concept, UAW Strikes Against GM, Audi Names New CEO

September 16th, 2019 at 11:41am

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Runtime: 6:46

0:42 UAW Strikes Against GM
3:21 Mercedes Creates Wild Retro Concept
3:58 Canada May Adopt CA Fuel Economy Standards
4:23 New Sun Visor Features HUD System
5:22 Infiniti Names New Head of Design
5:48 GM China Design Studio Gets New Design Director
6:11 Markus Duesmann Named CEO Of Audi

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AD #2675 – Cadillac Reveals New CT4, UAW Exec Arrested Over Embezzlement, Consumers Buy Cars with Bland Colors

September 13th, 2019 at 11:45am

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Runtime: 7:16

0:07 UAW Executive Arrested Over Embezzlement
1:03 EV Sales Drop After Government Subsidies Cut
2:01 Ford & GM Race to Build EV Truck Before Tesla
2:59 Merrill Lynch Upgrades and Downgrades Suppliers
3:28 Car Sales Down in Mexico
3:52 Ford Working to Improve Customer Service
4:38 Cadillac CT4 Brings RWD And Standard Turbo
5:26 Consumers Continue to Buy Cars with Bland Colors

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AAH #478 – Nuggets of Design Wisdom Through the Eyes of Ralph Gilles

September 13th, 2019 at 10:33am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Ralph Gilles, Head of Design, FCA

TOPICS:
06:25 – The Future of Design:
Where is it going?
10:40 – Best Automotive Design Schools
13:00 – Ralph’s Favorite Vehicle Designs
19:05 – Smoothing the front end on pickups
22:27 – Retro Design
27:00 – Grille Design: What about EVs?
31:40 – Designing with Clay
36:34 – Autonomous Vehicles
39:35 – Waymo & the Pacifica design
40:40 – Paint Colors & Mopar
42:50 – Where is FCA with Mass Customization?
44:30 – FCA: The Master of Easter Eggs
51:36 – Chrysler Star vs. Wing

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AD #2674 – GM Lost Market Share w/o CMO, Nissan Shows U.S. Dealers New EV, Car Ownership Getting More Expensive

September 12th, 2019 at 11:52am

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Runtime: 6:40

0:07 Strike at GM Looks More Likely
0:50 GM Lost Market Share w/o CMO
2:26 Range Revealed for Ford’s Mustang-Inspired EV
3:06 Nissan Shows U.S. Dealers IMx-Inspired EV
3:29 AutoNation Dropping More Nissan Stores
4:34 Volvo Adds XC40 PHEV to Lineup
5:31 Car Ownership Getting More Expensive

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