BorgWarner Cements Its Commitment to a Cleaner, More Just World – Autoline Exclusives

August 3rd, 2020 at 4:29pm

It’s common to see large automakers publish a sustainability report every year, but it’s not common to see that from automotive suppliers. BorgWarner just published a report that documents its reduction in carbon emissions and water usage, its achievements in zero landfill waste, and its commitment to a more diverse workforce. Michelle Collins, Director of Marketing at BorgWarner, fills in the details.

AD # 2887 – GM & EVgo Partner to Add More Fast Chargers; Chinese Car Demand Still Weak; Ford Bronco Door Design

August 3rd, 2020 at 11:53am

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Runtime: 10:42

0:07 Consumer Demand in China Still Weak
0:34 Chinese Auto Industry Headed for Major Shakeout
1:11 Russia Considers Breathalyzers for Cars
2:40 Opel Adds Off-Road Capability to Its Vans
3:13 GM & EVgo Partner to Add More EV Fast Chargers
4:19 PSA Group Introduces New EV Platform
5:11 Wuling Unveils New Victory Van
7:04 Ford Bronco Door Design

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EOS Additive Minds Helps Automakers with 3D Printing – Autoline Exclusives

July 31st, 2020 at 4:00pm

We’ve seen some pretty amazing applications of 3D printing in the last few years, but how does an automaker know when it’s the right process to use? 3D printing company EOS Additive Minds helps companies make that determination. Here Fabian Alefeld, Manager of Consulting for EOS tell us all about it.

AD # 2886 – Alfa Romeo Stelvio Review; Ford & FCA Earnings Better Than Expected; Cadillac Lyriq Debuts Next Week

July 31st, 2020 at 12:11pm

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Runtime: 12:11

0:07 Ford & FCA Q2 Earnings Better Than Expected
1:41 Greg Kelly To Stand Trial in September
2:06 Honda Asks Office Workers to Help Build Cars
3:26 Cadillac Lyriq Debuts Next Week
3:58 Mahle Develops New A/C Condenser for EVs
4:34 Acura Taking New TLX To Pikes Peak
5:32 GM Producing New Versions of Old Engines
6:11 Jeep Offering Lift Kit for Diesel Wrangler & Gladiator
6:52 VW Considers Small Pickup
8:50 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Impressions

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AAH #519 – Ford Bronco: Designing An Icon Without Going Retro

July 31st, 2020 at 11:09am

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GUEST:
Paul Wraith
Chief Designer, Ford Bronco

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- Chris Paukert,
Roadshow by CNET
- Gary Vasilash, AutoBeat
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AD # 2885 – Could GM Change Its Name?; Panasonic Improving 2170 Battery Cells; Our Best Look at GMC’s Hummer EVs

July 30th, 2020 at 11:49am

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Runtime: 9:01

0:07 Could GM Change Its Name?
0:59 Could GM Spin Off Its EV Operations
1:19 What Would You Do?
1:35 GM Grows Its EV Lineup in China
3:00 EV vs. ICE Price Parity Still 10 Years Away
3:58 Panasonic Wants to Improve 2170 Battery Cell
4:39 BMW Working on Pilot Plant for Battery Production
5:25 Northvolt Secures $1.6 Billion for Battery Plant Expansion
6:00 Renault Posts Stunning Losses
6:35 VW Group Also Posts Big Losses
6:55 Our Best Look Yet at GMC’s Hummer EVs
7:38 Sony Tests Vision-S Prototype in Tokyo
8:07 Barn Find Revealed

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Why Automakers Are Making the Switch to 3D Printing – Autoline Exclusives

July 29th, 2020 at 2:00pm

3D printing, additive manufacturing or rapid prototyping, whatever you want to call it, has been around for a long time. But in the last three years or so we’ve seen some really amazing applications of the technology. How are companies able to make these parts? What’s in store for the future? We sit down with Jon Walker, Business Development Manager of 3D printing company EOS North America.

AD #2884 – Lucid Motors Shares ADAS Details; GM Earnings Beat Analyst Expectations; Charge Your EV For Free

July 29th, 2020 at 11:46am

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Runtime: 9:34

0:08 GM Earnings Beat Analyst Expectations
1:07 Hertz to Drastically Cut Its Fleet
1:47 Levandowski Faces Prison Term
2:59 Continental Using Supercomputer to Develop AI
3:48 Lucid Motors Shares ADAS Details
4:32 Hyundai Veloster N Updates
5:27 GM Wants to Maintain Presence in Australia
6:02 Charge Your EV For Free
7:47 What Kind of Truck Is This?
8:17 Ford Updates NAV System for Off-Roading

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Charge Your EV For FREE While You Buy Groceries – Autoline Exclusives

July 28th, 2020 at 2:30pm

Volta charging is rolling out its free-to-use EV chargers all across North America. The company’s business model leverages data and advertising that generates money for business owners with Volta chargers. We talked with Andrew Cornelia of Volta who previously worked at Tesla and helped roll out their supercharging platform.

AD #2883 – Average Vehicle Age Hits New High; Cadillac Trademarking More “IQ” Names; Battery Recycling More Important

July 28th, 2020 at 11:29am

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Runtime: 8:30

0:07 Most Automakers Expect Grim Q2 Results
1:00 Korean Households Hit Two Vehicle Average
1:41 JLR Hires Former Renault CEO as Its New Leader
2:01 Average Vehicle Age in the U.S. Hits New High
3:35 Cadillac Files Trademark for More “IQ” Names
4:13 U.S. Dealers Claim Mercedes is Slashing Its Lineup
5:00 Mercedes Teases New Small Van
6:01 Battery Recycling Becoming More Important
6:55 GM Back Tracks on Shift Cut
7:35 What Do You Think of This Bumper “Repair”?

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