AAH #392 – Traversing Chevy’s Crossover Lineup

September 22nd, 2017 at 10:11am

Audio-only version:

TOPIC: 2018 Chevrolet Traverse SPECIAL
GUEST: Rick Spina, Executive Chief Engineer, GM Crossovers

NEWS:
02:20 – 2018 Chevrolet Traverse
35:15 – Impressions from Frankfurt Motor Show 2017
38:50 – China dropping JV for EVs?
40:10 – Tesla vs. Caddy: Plug-in EV showdown
41:05 – EV infrastructure challenges
47:45 – Self-driving in Pittsburgh Uber Volvos

PANEL: John McElroy
, Autoline.tv; Henry Payne, The Detroit News; Stephanie Brinley, IHS Markit

Thanks to our sponsors who make Autoline After Hours possible: Bridgestone, Lear, and Hyundai.

Subscribe to the free podcast version of Autoline After Hours:

Stitcher-Icon-1 YouTube

Thanks to our partners and friends AutoFieldGuide.com and WardsAuto.com for embedding AAH!

AD #2195 – Ford Augments Its Design Process, Russian Sales Continue to Rebound, Volvo Introduces All-New XC40

September 21st, 2017 at 11:47am

Runtime: 6:38

To watch this episode on YouTube click here.

- BYD Predicts ICE-Less China by 2030
- Delphi Partners with Blackberry on Autonomy
- Russian Car Sales Continue to Rebound
- Kia Cuts Rio Price
- Volvo’s All-New XC40
- Ford Uses Augmented Reality for Design

Visit our sponsors to thank them for their support of Autoline Daily: Bridgestone , Dow Automotive Systems , Lear Corporation and Hyundai.

»Subscribe to Podcast | iTunes | RSS | Listen on Phone Stitcher | YouTube

continue reading »

Selling GAP Insurance and Service Contracts – Autoline Spotlight Episode 1

September 21st, 2017 at 10:00am

Automotive retailers have an opportunity to boost their revenue by educating car buyers on the advantages of GAP insurance and service contracts. This discussion covers those opportunities as well as strategies and ideas of how to get this done.

PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Doug Timmerman, Ally; George Glassman, Glassman Automotive Group; Steve Finlay, Wards Auto

AD #2194 – Qualcomm’s Intriguing V2V Chipset, Nikola Teams Up With Bosch, Who’s Getting Ready for a Drop in Sales?

September 20th, 2017 at 12:02pm

Runtime: 9:00

To watch this episode on YouTube click here.

- Nikola Teams Up With Bosch for Fuel Cell Semi
- More from the Ford Mobility Company
- Sliding Doors on Cars Could Become Common
- Qualcomm’s Intriguing V2V Chipset
- Meet Auria Solutions
- Who’s Getting Ready for a Big Drop in Sales?

Visit our sponsors to thank them for their support of Autoline Daily: Bridgestone , Dow Automotive Systems , Lear Corporation and Hyundai.

»Subscribe to Podcast | iTunes | RSS | Listen on Phone Stitcher | YouTube

continue reading »

37 Seconds with the 2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD PRO

September 20th, 2017 at 10:00am



Vehicle: 2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD PRO
Price (as driven): $40,220

AD #2193 – China May Drop JV Rule for EVs, Mack Introduces New Class 8 Semi, Cars That Deliver Themselves

September 19th, 2017 at 11:40am

Runtime: 9:29

To watch this episode on YouTube click here.

- China Considers Dropping JV Rule for EVs
- Porsche Reveals New Mission E Details
- Mack Introduces New Class 8 Semi
- Cars That Deliver Themselves
- Designing New Iconic Details for BMW

Visit our sponsors to thank them for their support of Autoline Daily: Bridgestone , Dow Automotive Systems , Lear Corporation and Hyundai.

»Subscribe to Podcast | iTunes | RSS | Listen on Phone Stitcher | YouTube

continue reading »

AD #2192 – Genesis Reveals G70 Sedan, Kia Sorento Tests a Diesel, CAMI Workers Go On Strike

September 18th, 2017 at 11:58am

Runtime: 7:28

To watch this episode on YouTube click here.

- CAMI Workers Go On Strike
- How to Check For Flood Damaged Cars
- Kia Sorento Tests a Diesel
- Alphabet to Invest $1B in Lyft
- Genesis Reveals G70 Sedan
- StoreDot Gets Backing From Major Companies

Visit our sponsors to thank them for their support of Autoline Daily: Bridgestone , Dow Automotive Systems , Lear Corporation and Hyundai.

»Subscribe to Podcast | iTunes | RSS | Listen on Phone Stitcher | YouTube

continue reading »

AD #2191 – New Production-Based EV Racing, Daimler Launches Commercial EV, Simulation for Autonomous Vehicles

September 15th, 2017 at 11:52am

Runtime: 9:58

To watch this episode on YouTube click here.

- Euro OEMs Want to Delay C02 Targets
- VW Explains Tiguan Name in New Ads
- JLR Launches Production-Based EV Racing Series
- Daimler Launches 1st Commercial Truck EV
- Different Timetables for AV Introduction
- Simulating Autonomous Tests
- You Said It!

Visit our sponsors to thank them for their support of Autoline Daily: Bridgestone , Dow Automotive Systems , Lear Corporation and Hyundai.

»Subscribe to Podcast | iTunes | RSS | Listen on Phone Stitcher | YouTube

continue reading »

AD #2190 – Big Truck Sales Up, Ford Testing AV Interaction, Unique Process Helps Form New Continental GT

September 14th, 2017 at 11:43am

Runtime: 8:54

To watch this episode on YouTube click here.

- August Heavy Truck Sales
- Tesla Delays Electric Semi Intro
- Ford Tests How People Interact w/ AVs
- Self-Driving Trust Issues
- Unique Process Helps Form New Continental GT

Visit our sponsors to thank them for their support of Autoline Daily: Bridgestone , Dow Automotive Systems , Lear Corporation and Hyundai.

»Subscribe to Podcast | iTunes | RSS | Listen on Phone Stitcher | YouTube

continue reading »

Continental GT’s Precision Interior – Frankfurt Motor Show 2017

September 13th, 2017 at 1:18pm

The interior of the all-new Continental GT is a masterpiece of fine detail. From the diamond pattern knurling on the vents and controls, to the machined center-console top, to the impossibly complicated stitching throughout the car, the GT exudes craftsmanship. Try this one on for size: 315,000 stitches using 1.8 miles of thread.




Or get the Weekly E-mail