ATW #2114 - Are Fuel Cells Ready for Prime Time?

April 20th, 2017 at 4:00pm



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.

AD #2092 – GM Thinks Diesel Market Could Double, Toyota Tests Fuel Cell Semi Truck, Chevy Plans to Bring Back the Blazer

April 20th, 2017 at 11:35am

Runtime: 6:49

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- VW Getting Back on Its Feet
- Toyota Puts Mirai Fuel Cells in Semi Truck
- GM Thinks Diesel Market Share Could Double
- Opel’s Clever Bicycle Carrier
- Chevy Plans to Bring the Blazer Back

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AD #2091 – Renault’s Future F1 Concept, New Platform Enables Full Autonomy, Chevy’s Wild FNR-X Concept

April 19th, 2017 at 11:44am

Runtime: 8:07

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- New Platform Enables Full Autonomy
- BMW’s 3D Measuring Technology
- Lincoln’s Design Evolution
- Audi Reveals e-tron Sportback
- Renault’s Vision of Future F1 Car
- Chevy’s Wild FNR-X Concept

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37 Seconds with the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq

April 19th, 2017 at 10:00am



Vehicle: 2017 Hyundai Ioniq
Hybrid Starting Price: $23,035
EV Starting Price: $30,335

AD #2090 – Shanghai Auto Show Reveals, Honda to Make Short Wheelbase Pilot, Why Investor is Going After GM

April 18th, 2017 at 11:36am

Runtime: 6:53

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- 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

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AD #2089 – Shelby GT350 Mustang Returns for 2018, FCA Pacifies Pacifica Owners, Why is Wall Street Picking on GM?

April 17th, 2017 at 11:20am

Runtime: 6:27

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- 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?

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AD #2088 – Scrambler Production Set for 2019, Musk Teases New Tesla Vehicles, Will Automation Kill Skilled Trades Jobs?

April 14th, 2017 at 11:33am

Runtime: 7:31

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- Argus Finds Vulnerabilities with Bosch App
- Honda R&D Expands Beyond Cars
- GM Expands Autonomous Operations
- Musk Teases New Tesla Vehicles
- Jeep Scrambler Production Set for 2019
- Will Automation Kill Skilled Trades Jobs?

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ATW #2113 - Troubled Times for Tooling

April 13th, 2017 at 4:00pm



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.

AAH #373 – All You Wanna Know About The New York Auto Show

April 13th, 2017 at 2:30pm

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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

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AD #2087 – Genesis Shows First SUV Concept, Hyundai Puts Style Back Into Sonata, Clarity EV Could Be a Let Down

April 13th, 2017 at 11:47am

Runtime: 7:56

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- Subaru Ascent SUV Concept
- Genesis GV80 SUV Concept
- Hyundai Updates Sonata for 2018
- Honda Reveals Clarity Plug-in & EV
- F1 Driver to Fulfill Indy 500 Dream
- Toyota FT-4X Compact SUV Concept

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