Charles Freese, Executive Director, Global Fuel Cell Activites, GM; Steve Center, VP, Environmental Business Development Office, American Honda; Bryan Pivovar, Group Manager/H2@Scale Lead Chemistry and Nanosciences Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Topic: Fuel cells.
When it comes to alternative powertrains, over the last few years most automakers have been concentrating on electrics or hybrids. But the question is what happened to fuel cells? Early on it seemed like hydrogen was going to be the fuel that most cars would feature. This week our expert panel discusses if fuel cells are still a viable alternative.
- Mercedes Concept A Sedan Hints at Future Style
- I.D. Crozz is VWs First EV Crossover
- AAA Study Says Americans Want EVs
- Lincoln Offers Lessees Chauffeur Service
- Honda to Make Short Wheelbase Pilot
- Why Investor is Going After GM
- Chrysler Pacifies Pacifica Owners
- U.S. Big Truck Sales Plummet
- Apple Still in the Autonomy Game
- Qoros Goes Full Electric
- Shelby GT350 Mustang Returns for 2018
- Why is Wall Street Picking on GM?
Jay Baron, President & CEO, CAR; Tim Marasco, Global Director, Stamping Engineering, Ford Motor Company; Al Whitted, Global Head of Press Shops & Dies, and President, Autodie, Inc., FCA US. Topic: Tool & Die Crisis.
Each year automakers continue to introduce several new products containing new materials, processes and technologies. But will the lack of skilled talent and manufacturing constraints slow new cars and trucks getting to dealer lots? On today’s show John McElroy talks with two OEM executives and an auto expert on where we go from here.
John McElroy from Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash of Automotive Design & Production get a first hand look at some of the big announcements from the floor of the New York Auto Show where they talk 2-on-1 with special guests:
01:42 – Bill Fay, Sr. VP, Automotive Operations, Toyota Motor Sales 12:30 – Randy Parker, VP INFINITI Americas 23:45 – David Woodhouse, Design Director, The Lincoln Motor Company
34:35 - And joining the roundtable with analysis on the whole show are two east coasters who cover the auto industry:
- Sam Fiorani, VP, AutoForecast Solutions - Jim Henry, freelance auto writer