ATW #2528 – Revolutionizing Product Development With Digital Twins

December 3rd, 2021 at 12:30pm

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Internet Premiere: 12/03 @ 12:30pm ET
Detroit Public TV: 12/12 @ 10:30am ET

PANEL:
Prith Banerjee, Ansys
Ashish Naik, NI
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

The auto industry is learning how to slash the time it takes to develop new cars and components with a technology called Digital Twins. By simulating  a product or a process, automakers and suppliers can perfect the design before it’s actually used in the real world. Digital Twins are revolutionizing the product development process. Prith Banerjee from Ansys and Ashish Naik from NI discuss the impact it’s having.

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AAH #581 – Are Car Dealers Doomed?

December 3rd, 2021 at 7:44am

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TOPICS:
01:00 Day in History
05:59 Are Dealers Doomed? The Internet Is Calling and It Isn’t 1990 Any More
32:52 Will the Apple Car Become the BlackBerry of the Auto Industry?
54:02 Is the Future of Muscle Cars Going to Be Based on Fake Engine Notes?

PANEL: Dan Neil, The Wall Street Journal; Jenni Newman, Cars.com; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #580 – Engineering the ’22 Toyota Tundra

November 19th, 2021 at 8:08am

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GUEST:
Mike Sweers, Executive Chief Engineer, Truck Programs, Toyota

PANEL: Joe DeMatio, Hagerty; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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ATW #2527 – Can The U.S. Compete With China?

November 15th, 2021 at 7:00am

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Internet Premiere: 11/15 @ 7:00am ET
Detroit Public TV: 11/21 @ 10:30am ET

PANEL:
John Bozzella, Alliance for Automotive Innovation
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Automakers are heavily investing in EVs. The Biden Administration wants 50% of all new cars to be electric by 2030. Yet, the US depends on China for 80% of the raw materials needed to make EVs. It’s a matter of national security. How should the US respond? John Bozzella, president and CEO of the Alliance for Automotive Innovation, argues that what’s needed is a comprehensive national industrial strategy.

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AAH #579 – The Chip Shortage Will Get Worse and Car Prices Will Go Higher

November 12th, 2021 at 9:50am

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TOPICS:
01:20 Day in History: Ford
09:05 Chip Shortage
21:33 Used Vehicles
25:54 Battery Electric Vehicles
34:34 Premium Brand Sales
38:34 Driving The Lucid Air
49:30 Dodge: “Never Lift” or “Hail Mary”?
53:54 Rivian IPO
59:00 United Nations Climate Change Conference

PANEL: Bob Gritzinger, Wards Intelligence; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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ATW #2526 – Ford Retools For The Next 100 Years

November 9th, 2021 at 8:05am

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Internet Premiere: 11/09 @ 8:00am ET
Detroit Public TV: 11/14 @ 10:30am ET

PANEL:
Lisa Drake, Ford
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

The Ford Motor Company has laid out an ambitious plan to transform the company by the end of this decade. It has to transition to electric, autonomous and connected vehicles. And to get there it has to change the way the company operates. Lisa Drake, the chief operating officer for North America, talks about the changes the company will make, and the role that women can play in this transformation.

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AAH #578 – Don’t Roll Your Eyes, Lyten’s Battery Breakthrough Could Be For Real

November 5th, 2021 at 8:20am

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GUEST:
Dan Cook, CEO, Lyten

PANEL: Christie Schweinsberg, Wards Intelligence; Dave Tuttle, UT Energy Institute; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #577 – Jeep

October 28th, 2021 at 4:24pm

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GUEST:
Jim Morrison, Head of Jeep Brand North America

TOPICS:
04:05 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Wagoneer, and Grand Wagoneer
35:15  Tesla Tops a Trillion: What Happened to the Skeptics?
41:48  VW CEO
invites Elon Musk
45:11  GM Adding 40K Chargers: Is It Enough to Bring Customers to Its EVs?
49:32  Is Mark Fields Going to Transform the Transportation Landscape?
52:53  Vehicle Affordability
57:43  Indy Autonomous Challenge
1:02:34 Collectors and COVID

PANEL: Mike Austin, Hemmings; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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ATW #2525 – Automakers Unite To Confront Cybersecurity Threats

October 26th, 2021 at 8:30am

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Internet Premiere: 10/26 @ 8:30am ET
Detroit Public TV: 10/31 @ 10:30am ET

PANEL:
Al Adams, General Motors
Stephen McKnight,
Stellantis
Bob Kaster,
Robert Bosch LLC
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Cybersecurity is a threat that no automaker or supplier can handle on its own. So the auto industry formed an Auto ISAC: an information sharing and assessment center. Members of the Auto ISAC share info on how they’ve been attacked and how they responded. Three cyber experts provide an up to date report on the latest issues the Auto ISAC is dealing with.

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AAH #576 – Cadillac Lyriq

October 21st, 2021 at 9:51pm


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GUESTS:
Brian Smith,  Director, Cadillac Exterior Design
Tristan Murphy, Manager, Cadillac Interior Design

TOPICS:
03:45  Cadillac Lyriq
32:52  Audi A3/S3
34:11  Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing
36:03  Mercedes S-Class
38:00  Genesis G70
41:12  Honda Civic
43:38  Ford Bronco
45:51  Genesis GV70
47:56  Hyundai Tucson
49:36  Jeep Grand Cherokee
52:09  Wagoneer/Grand Wagoneer
53:46  Nissan Pathfinder
55:37  Kia Carnival
57:20  VW ID.4
1:00:45 Nissan Frontier
1:02:10 Toyota Tundra
1:04:24 Ford Maverick
1:06:08 Hyundai Santa Cruz
1:08:04 Hummer EV Pickup
1:10:20 Rivian R1T

PANEL: Henry Payne,
The Detroit News; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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