AD #2829 – Nissan’s Restructuring Plan; AIWAYS Develops “Sandwich” Battery; Cobalt Production Coming to North America

May 4th, 2020 at 11:36am

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Runtime: 8:03

0:07 Nissan’s Major Restructuring Plan
1:03 U.S. April Sales Drop Off
2:39 AIWAYS Develops “Sandwich” Battery for Safety
3:29 Electric Garbage Truck Saves $10K in Fuel
4:09 Cobalt Production Kicking Off in North America
4:53 The Benefits of Locally Sourced Materials
6:01 U.K. Registrations Hit All-Time High
6:53 Top Supercars on Instagram

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AD #2828 – Tesla Design Improvements; Build Quality Issues Likely to Spike; Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Impressions

May 1st, 2020 at 11:57am

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Runtime: 12:18

0:07 U.S. VP Visits GM Ventilator Plant
1:00 Correction to Our Tesla Reporting
1:45 Tesla Improves Model Y Rear Structure
2:53 Build Quality Issues Likely to Spike
4:21 Mercedes Hosts Concours de Zoom
4:50 Bentley Offers New Carbon Fiber Package
5:30 Engines of Not Unusual Sizes
7:21 NASCAR Getting Back to Real Racing
7:51 Gale Halderman, Mustang Designer, Dies
8:17 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Impressions

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ATW #2413 – The Struggle to Restart the Automotive Industry

May 1st, 2020 at 10:00am

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Mike Colias, Wall Street Journal
Joe White, Reuters
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Automakers and their suppliers desperately want to get back to normal production. If they don’t get revenue coming in soon they could face bankruptcy. But even after they restart their assembly lines, will there be customers ready to buy their cars? Today’s panel examines the challenges the auto industry faces and the likely steps it will take to get things going again.

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AAH #507 – Getting Paid To Scour The Country For Barn Finds

April 30th, 2020 at 3:00pm

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Tom Cotter
Author, Host of Barn Find Hunter

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Mike Austin,
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Gary Vasilash, AD&P
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AD #2827 – Tesla Profit Should Worry Competitors; Bollinger Shows Commercial EV; Hyundai Design Head Steps Down

April 30th, 2020 at 11:40am

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Runtime: 10:37

0:07 Tesla Profit Should Have Competitors Shaking
0:52 Tesla Model Y Profitable in Q1
1:53 Musk Goes Off on Stay at Home Order
2:31 Musk Could be Worried Quarantine Hurting Tesla
3:27 Bollinger Wants to Tap Commercial Market
4:14 Porsche AR Technical Service Triples in Use
5:05 Porsche Extends Warranties Worldwide
5:16 Luc Donckerwolke Steps Down as Hyundai’s Design Head
6:12 GMC Hummer EV Reveal Delayed
6:31 Fill Up While Gas Is Cheap
7:42 Benefits of a Composite Battery Case
9:27 BMW Driver Honing Skills on Simulator

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AD #2826 – New Mercedes GLA Highlights; Lincoln Axes Rivian-Based Electric SUV; Should Ford Consider a Merger?

April 29th, 2020 at 11:54am

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Runtime: 11:20

0:07 BMW Finishing Up Tests on New 4 Series Coupe
1:00 Highlights of Mercedes’ New GLA
2:01 Autonomous Shuttles Turned into Pizza Delivery Vehicles
2:40 Glickenhaus to Offer Porsche-Inspired Buggy Kit Car
3:06 Infiniti Invents ‘Carigami’ to Pass the Time
3:55 Dealers Reluctant to Stock Used Inventory
4:44 Lincoln Axes Rivian-Based Electric SUV
5:09 Ford Delays Autonomous Vehicle Service
5:35 Automakers Still Burning Through $1 Billion a Week
6:07 Analyst Says Ford Should Consider a Merger
6:26 Should Automakers Merge or Merge Operations?
7:40 Elon Musk Ready to See Quarantine End
8:04 Why Tesla’s Gigafactory is the Biggest

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AD #2825 – GM Eliminates Dividend & Share Buyback; Audi Drops DTM for Formula E; Sporty Elantra N-Line Teased

April 28th, 2020 at 11:44am

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Runtime: 10:07

0:07 FCA Following GM & Ford Plant Timeline
1:07 Tesla Forced to Postpone Reopening
1:39 GM Eliminates Dividend & Share Buyback
2:09 Mary Barra Makes Much Less Than Elon Musk
3:02 Audi Drops DTM to Focus on Formula E
3:47 Hyundai Teases Sporty Elantra N-Line
4:50 Rolls-Royce Making Exclusive Honey
5:32 Skoda’s All-Yellow Pickup from 1995
6:19 New Porsche 911 Carrera Features
7:15 Vehicles Under Development Most Likely to be Cut

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AD #2824 – UAW Could Feel Pressure to Open Plants; Traffic Maps Show Huge Drops; New Audi A6 Wagon Plug-In

April 27th, 2020 at 11:48am

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Runtime: 9:33

0:07 European Production Slowly Picking Up
0:38 Michelin Criticized for Continued Tire Production
1:15 Daimler Sales Turning Around in China
1:38 Ford Skeleton Crews Prep for Restart
2:04 Automakers Ready to Restart Production in the U.S.
2:42 FAW Will Make Sports Cars with U.S. Company
3:22 Traffic Maps Show Huge Drops
4:23 Porsche Helping Kids to Pass Time
4:50 Daimler Converts Bus Into Giant Ambulance
5:23 New Audi A6 Wagon Plug-In Hybrid
6:18 The Future of EV Batteries

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AD #2823 – Non-Union U.S. Plants Could Open First; Europe Passes China in Q1 EV Sales; Genesis G70 Impressions

April 24th, 2020 at 12:17pm

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Runtime: 10:30

0:07 VW Group Ramping Up Production
0:58 Non-Union U.S. Plants Could Open First
1:50 People Staying Away From Mobility Services
2:52 China Continues to Slash EV Subsidies
4:00 Europe Passes China in Q1 EV Sales
4:50 Bentley Owners Not Happy with Continuation Models
5:41 Hyundai Gives Prophecy the Green Light
6:30 A Few Escalade ESV Details
6:58 MINI Changes Name of ‘Corona Spoke’ Wheels
7:14 Genesis G70 Impressions

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AAH #506 – Battery Expert Bob Galyen & The Future of EV Batteries

April 24th, 2020 at 9:34am

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Bob Galyen, Galyen Energy LLC

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