Honda Xcelerates Start-Up Innovations – CES 2020

January 9th, 2020 at 4:51pm

SPECIAL GUEST: Dennis Clark, Managing Director of Strategic Venture Partnerships, Honda Innovations

Honda, like other automakers, really wants to connect with high-tech startups. So it established a division in Silicon Valley called Honda Innovations. And as part of that it launched Honda Xcelerator. It provides workspace, mentors, and prototyping and testing capabilities to people who have ideas but don’t have the means to develop them. Dennis Clark, the managing director of strategic partnerships, takes us on a tour of several of the products that are coming out of Honda Xcelerator.

Continental CUbE: A New Urban Mobility Experience – CES 2020

January 9th, 2020 at 4:03pm

SPECIAL GUEST: Tamara Snow, Head of Research & Advanced Engineering, Continental N.A.

Public transportation is predicted to continue to increase over time and more people will turn to shared mobility. In the future, many of these vehicles will be autonomous and that raises the question, how do pedestrians and road users communicate with them when there’s no driver? With its new CUbE concept, Continental is working on new ways for robo vehicles to communicate with people. But it’s also a testing platform for how customers will experience future mobility.

ATW #2402 – North American Car, Truck & Utility of the Year Award II

January 9th, 2020 at 4:00pm

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The North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year (NACTOY) jury comprises roughly 50 automotive journalists from the U.S. and Canada. Every year they vote on the best new cars, trucks and utility vehicles that came out in North America. Three of the NACTOY jurors join us on Autoline This Week to discuss the three utilities that made it to the finalists list, as well as some of the utilities that did not make the list. They also predict which vehicles will win the awards for best car, truck and utility.

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Gentex: So Much More Than A Mirror Company – CES 2020 – Sponsored Segment

January 9th, 2020 at 2:47pm

SPECIAL GUEST: Steve Downing, President & CEO, Gentex Corporation

Gentex started out as a small company that made rear view mirrors for cars. It still does that, but now has leveraged its expertise in glass and lighting to do things with mirrors that are simply surprising. And it’s branching out beyond automotive into aerospace and the medical field. Can you believe that Gentex has created the operating room of the future? Listen to Steve Downing, the CEO, take us through the company’s breathtaking product portfolio.

AD #2747 – Carlos Ghosn Rips Japan & Nissan; VW May Never Hit Level 5 Autonomy; New AV Guidelines Released

January 9th, 2020 at 11:44am

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Runtime: 7:20

0:24 Carlos Ghosn Rips Japan & Nissan
1:03 China’s Sales Slide Slowing
1:51 Even More Takata Airbags Recalled
2:35 Auto Lobbying Groups Join Forces
3:13 VW Says Level 5 Autonomy May Never Happen
4:33 U.S. Government Releases New AV Guidelines
5:20 Magna Improves Driver Monitoring Systems

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Magna Leading Technological Development – CES 2020 – Sponsored Segment

January 8th, 2020 at 5:32pm

SPECIAL GUEST: Boris Shulkin, VP of R&D, Magna International

Magna is an automotive supplier with a wide breadth of products that are at the leading edge of technological development. From powertrain, to lighting, to ADAS and autonomous technology—to name a few areas—Magna is a go-to supplier for the world’s automakers. Boris Shulkin, the VP of R&D, takes us on a quick tour of the latest technology the company is showing at CES 2020 and talks about the biggest contract it ever landed with an automaker.

Ford Helping to Improve City Services & Safety – CES 2020

January 8th, 2020 at 3:54pm

SPECIAL GUEST: Bill Frykman, Exec. Director of City Analytics Businesses, Ford Mobility Solutions

The mobility systems that cities have in place today are not going work in the future, whether that be dealing with parking, congestion or even safety. So, Ford is using data, artificial intelligence and simulation to figure out how to improve real life issues.

Bose: Intuitive Sound Generation – CES 2020 – Sponsored Segment

January 8th, 2020 at 2:58pm

SPECIAL GUEST: John Pelliccio, Product Communications, Bose Automotive Systems

Don’t you just hate all the beeps and warnings you get from the safety systems in your car? Some people just turn them off, which defeats the purpose of having these safety systems in the first place. Bose has a solution. They call it “aware signal steering.” And being Bose, it’s all about how you hear sound.

Porsche Taycan Gets Custom Bose Sound System – CES 2020 – Sponsored Segment

January 8th, 2020 at 2:18pm

SPECIAL GUESTS: Mike DePetro, Product Manager, Porsche Cars N.A. & John Pelliccio, Product Communications, Bose Automotive Systems

Weight and power consumption are big deals for electric vehicles because automakers want the longest range possible from their batteries. That means scrutinizing over systems they might never have with an internal combustion engine vehicle, like the audio system. Check out how Porsche and Bose worked together to develop the sound system for the all-new Taycan.

AD #2746 – Sony Reveals Concept Car at CES; FCA Hires Aston’s Simon Sproule; Waymo Logs 20 Million Miles

January 8th, 2020 at 11:41am

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Runtime: 7:03

0:07 FCA Hires Aston’s Simon Sproule
0:39 Mercedes & Geely Launch smart Joint Venture
1:17 Waymo Logs 20 Million Miles
2:05 Nissan’s E-4ORCE All-Wheel-Drive System
2:45 Sony Reveals Concept Car at CES
4:33 Lamborghini Integrates Amazon Alexa Into Huracan EVO Range
5:18 A Look At Some Items From The New Daily Set

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