Episode 307 – Hummer Deal Up In The Air, Nano Coming To America, VW #1 In Europe

January 15th, 2010 at 12:00pm

Runtime 7:12

An auto analyst from China says he’s skeptical a deal for Hummer will be approved. The Tata Nano won’t be as cheap when it arrives in U.S. showrooms. The sales figures for Europe in 2009 are in and once again VW came out as the number-one automaker. All that and more, plus the CEO of AutoNation, Mike Jackson, explains why he doesn’t want to buy any dealerships from Hyundai or Kia.

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Episode 306 – UAW Resort For Sale, Marchionne Gets Heckled, BYD Aims Big

January 14th, 2010 at 12:00pm

Runtime 7:19

The UAW will sell its 1,000-acre resort known as Black Lake. Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne gets heckled at the World Congress. BYD plans to become the world’s largest automaker by 2025. All that and more, plus John answers viewer questions about Cadillac and Ford in this week’s “You Said It!” segment.

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Episode 305 – Big Reveal From Cadillac, Lincoln’s New Look, Designers Name Best In Show

January 13th, 2010 at 9:00am

Runtime 5:59

Cadillac unveils a new vehicle of heroic proportions. A look at Lincoln’s new direction. Designers from a number of companies name best car in show. All that and more, plus more from Autoline Daily correspondent, Issac Bouchard on the floor of the Detroit show.

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Autoline LIVE from NAIAS 2010

January 13th, 2010 at 8:59am

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If you missed any part of our LIVE webcasts from NAIAS, watch them here! We interviewed such notables as Susan Docherty from GM, Jim Farley of Ford and Ralph Gilles from Chrysler.
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Episode 304 – Ford Sweeps NACTOY, Toyota & Honda’s Hybrid Battle, Audi’s Awesome A8

January 12th, 2010 at 9:00am

Runtime 5:59

The Ford Fusion Hybrid and the Transit Connect win the North American Car and Truck of the Year Awards. Toyota and Honda duke it out with dinky hybrids. Audi’s awesome A8 makes its auto show debut. All that and more, plus a closer look at the MINI Beachcomber concept.

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Episode 303 – Detroit Auto Show Peek, John’s Thoughts On Electric Vehicles

January 11th, 2010 at 9:00am

Runtime 5:59

We give you a quick peek at what’s coming out today at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Plus, John shares some of his thoughts on all the hype surrounding electric cars.

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Episode 302 – F1 Chief Bids For Saab, VW #1 In China, GM To Halve Battery Cost

January 8th, 2010 at 12:00pm

Runtime 8:02

Formula One chief, Bernie Ecclestone joins in on a last-minute bid for Saab. Volkswagen leads the way in sales for passenger cars in China last year. General Motors says it will cut the cost of the Volt battery in half. All that and more, plus a preview of this week’s Autoline Detroit about the upcoming Detroit Auto Show.

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Episode 301 – GM Predicts 2010 Profit, No Hope For Saab, Ford Redesigns Interiors

January 7th, 2010 at 12:00pm

Runtime 7:29

GM chairman Ed Whitacre predicted the company will return to profitability this year. Whitacre also said GM does not expect any deal to come through to save Saab. Some insight on how Ford is redesigning its interiors. All that and more, plus John answers viewer questions about Toyota and Smart in the “You Said It!” segment.

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Episode 300 – December Sales Recover, Obama May Attend NAIAS, China’s Tariff Retaliation

January 6th, 2010 at 12:09pm

Runtime 7:41

Sales in the American market ended on a high note in December. President Obama may attend this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Is China retaliating against American tariffs on some Chinese tires? All that and more, plus the winners and losers in sales last month.

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Episode 299 – New Smart USA President, CTS-V Coupe Revealed, Pirates Hijack Hyundai Ship

January 5th, 2010 at 12:00pm

Runtime 8:00

Jill Lajdziak, who used to run Saturn, will become president of smart USA. Cadillac is showing the “V” version of the CTS Coupe before its debut at next week’s NAIAS. Somali pirates hijack a ship-full of Hyundais. All that and more, plus a look at the new BMW 5 Series GT.

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