AD #1658 – Minivan Sales Slump, Acura NSX Tackles Pikes Peak, EcoSport Likely Heading to MI

July 15th, 2015 at 12:01pm

Runtime: 8:29

- Ford EcoSport Likely Heading to MI
- Volvo Takes Over Polestar
- BorgWarner Acquires Remy
- Minivan Sales Slump
- Acura NSX Tackles Pikes Peak
- Gender Car Color Preferences
- You Said It!

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AD #1657 – Silverado Gets a Facelift, ZF Converts FWD to PHEV, Plastic Roads!?

July 14th, 2015 at 11:45am

Runtime: 6:37

- Chevy Silverado Refreshed for 2016
- Opel Jumps on Ride Sharing Bandwagon
- ZF’s Electric Twist Beam Axle
- Subaru Disagrees with Merger Talk
- Big Trucks Continue Climb
- Plastic Roads!?

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AD #1656 – Maxima’s Production Challenges, Autonomy Business Booming, VW Tests Renewable Fuel

July 13th, 2015 at 11:56am

Runtime: 7:24

- Should Cars Have Cyber Security Ratings?
- Autonomous Tech Business Booming
- IAC Names New CEO
- VW Tests Renewable Diesel Fuel
- ROUSH Active Exhaust for Mustang
- Shelby GT350R’s Carbon Fiber Wheels
- Maxima’s Manufacturing Challenges

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AD #1655 – VW Develops Golf for the Track, AutoNation Dumps TrueCar, NAFTA Bigger Than China

July 10th, 2015 at 12:07pm

Runtime: 7:23

- NAFTA Bigger Than China
- AutoNation Dumps TrueCar
- Ford Ends Focus, C-Max Production in MI
- VW Develops Golf for the Racetrack
- U of M to Test 3D Printed Autonomous Cars
- Does Subaru Need a New Plant?

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AD #1654 – See Beauty in Death, Achates’ OP Engine Update, ZF Develops Urban Cruiser

July 9th, 2015 at 11:48am

Runtime: 8:44

- Hyundai-Kia Develops Fast Wireless Charging
- VW Sets Fuel Consumption Record
- Concours Event Showcases Hearses
- Double Fuel Economy at No Extra Cost
- Supplier ZF Makes Own Urban Cruiser

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Autoline Daily Insight – Achates Power: Twice the Fuel Economy Without the Cost

July 8th, 2015 at 5:00pm

In each edition of Autoline Daily Insight we get in-depth analysis from insiders and experts on the issues that drive the news in global automotive industry.

David Johnson says to forget prohibitively expensive batteries and absent alternative fuel infrastructure. He’s the President & CEO of Achates Power, a company that has spent $100 million developing an engine that he believes will be a gamechanger for the industry. He explains that after 11 years of facing down naysayers who said it couldn’t be done, the technology is in the hands of paying customers like the U.S. Army. Moreover, Achates has just opened a new facility in the Motor City where it will develop further applications for the engine.

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AD #1652 – Truck War Heats Up, Renualt Unveils New Large Sedan, ZF Develops Composite Spring

July 7th, 2015 at 11:51am

Runtime: 5:49

- Silverado Outsells F-Series in June
- Toyota’s Hamp Resigns, No Prosecution
- GM Mid-Size Twins Get Thai Power
- Renault-Nissan CEO Sees EVs Becoming Mainstream
- Renualt Unveils New Large Sedan
- ZF Develops Composite Leaf Spring

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AD #1651 – FCA Faces Big Fine, Jaguar F-PACE Debuts, BMW Creates Electric Truck

July 6th, 2015 at 11:50am

Runtime: 6:05

- FCA Faces Big Fine
- Supplier Consolidation
- BMW Develops New Brake Light
- BMW Creates Electric Truck
- F-PACE Debuts at Tour de France
- Continental Uses Cameras to Ditch Mirrors

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