2015 Chrysler 300: Baby Bentley Reborn – LA Auto Show 2014

November 19th, 2014 at 6:09pm

See why the President and CEO of the Chrysler Brand says the 2015 300 finally does justice to the “Baby Bentley” concept showcased years ago. The refreshed sedan has an updated design, brand new 8-speed transmission and a laundry list of safety systems. John McElroy asks him when the new car will be in showrooms, and it’s sooner than you may think.

Audi Prologue Showcases 100% New Design Language – LA Auto Show 2014

November 19th, 2014 at 5:09pm

Audi of America President Scott Keogh presents the company’s Prologue concept, which showcases the “100%” new form language that will adorn the next generation of vehicles. The concept’s interior is especially stunning with new design-friendly interfaces such as a dashboard interface for the passenger, a flexible LED screen and a 3D virtual cockpit.

2016 Mazda CX-3 Blends Hot Hatch with CUV – LA Auto Show 2014

November 19th, 2014 at 4:15pm

With the 2016 CX-3 Mazda takes its first foray into the burgeoning subcompact crossover segment. Design Director Derek Jenkins walks us through the styling of the curvy B-class vehicle and explains how Mazda worked to combine two segments in one.

2016 BMW X5 M & X6 M Tackle the Race Track – LA Auto Show 2014

November 19th, 2014 at 2:08pm

BMW used Los Angeles as the setting for its global reveal of two high-powered, high-sitting M vehicles. Ludwig Willisch, President & CEO of BMW North America, has personally taken the X5 M and X6 M around the race track, and he explains to John McElroy what unique technologies make these heavy utility vehicles such top performers around the oval.

AD #1504 – Cadillac ATS Gets More Power, Mazda CX-3 Debuts, Ford Unveils Updated Explorer

November 19th, 2014 at 11:58am

Runtime: 7:47

- Ford Unveils Updated Explorer
- Mazda CX-3 Makes Its Debut
- Bentley Reveals Grand Convertible
- Cadillac ATS Gets More Power
- Mitsubishi Upgrades Triton Pick-Up
- You Said It!

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Coming Soon: Autoline on the Road from the LA Auto Show

November 18th, 2014 at 12:25pm

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Join John McElroy as he tours the 2014 LA Auto Show! Autoline will be bringing you up-to-the-minute coverage of the latest reveals and biggest automotive newsmakers on November 19th and 20th!

Keep checking back throughout these two days as we update Autoline.tv with the most recent interviews and vehicle previews hot off the show floor. Just a few of the personalities and cars already scheduled to appear:

Chrysler Brand President & CEO Al Gardner with the Chrysler 300
BMWNA CEO Ludwig Willisch with the BMW X5M
Mazda NA Design Director Derek Jenkins with the Mazda CX-3
Audi of America President Scott Keogh discussing Audi Design Language
Ford Explorer Chief Engineer Arie Groeneveld with the Ford Explorer
Honda Sr. VP, Sales & Marketing Jeff Conrad
Jaguar/Land Rover CEO Dr. Ralf Speth

Ongoing LA Auto Show Coverage
November 19th and 20th 2014
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AD #1503 – BMW Tests Google Glass, F1 Boss Old-Fashioned, Sprinter’s New Crosswind Feature

November 18th, 2014 at 11:56am

Runtime: 8:21

- NADA Forecasts Continued Growth
- BMW Tests Google Glass During Assembly
- Volvo Partners with DHL
- F1 Boss Too Old-Fashioned
- CR Warns of Counterfeit SUV Tires
- Sprinter’s Crosswind Assist Feature

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AD #1502 – Honda’s FCV Concept, Shelby GT350 Mustang Returns, Lincoln Introduces Black Label

November 17th, 2014 at 11:56am

Runtime: 7:12

- Car Sharing Could Cut Into Sales
- Toyota FCV Gets New Name
- Honda Reveals FCV Concept
- Lincoln Introduces Black Label Experience
- Ford Revives New Shelby GT350 Mustang
- Will Aluminum Replace Steel?

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AAH #266 – Magna’s CTO Talks Tomorrow’s Tech for Today’s Cars

November 14th, 2014 at 4:17pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Ford’s Farley goes to Europe.
- Hack Attacks! Your car is more vulnerable than you thought.
- Motor Trend chooses the VW Golf family as Car of the Year.

SPECIAL GUEST: Swamy Kotagiri, Chief Technology Officer, Magna
- What are the hottest technologies OEMs are asking for?

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Drew Winter, WardsAuto.

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AD #1501 – Chevy’s Chaparral Concept, JLR Backs Off Contest, Manufacturing as a Career

November 14th, 2014 at 11:56am

Runtime: 7:05

- Ferrari to Pay Big Sum to FCA
- Aston Lagonda May Go To Other Markets
- Chevy’s Chaparral Inspired Concept
- VW Opens Door For Union in TN
- JLR Backtracks On Space Contest
- Manufacturing as a Career

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