AAH #383 – The All New Camry In Portlandia

June 22nd, 2017 at 2:30pm

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TOPIC: 2018 Toyota Camry

The largest selling car in America just got a full redo: And what a “do” it is. Join the AFTER HOURS team on-the-road in beautiful rural Oregon as Toyota’s top brass give us the inside scoop on everything that’s new about the 2018 Camry; And here’s a hint about what you’ll see… they’re saying that the only thing that stayed the same on the new car is the Toyota logo.

SPECIAL GUESTS:
01:55 – Jack Hollis, Group VP, Toyota Division
13:44 – Ian Cartabiano, Chief Designer, Toyota Camry
34:20 – Masato Katsumata, Chief Engineer, Toyota Camry

44:00 – PANEL DISCUSSION: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Nina Russin, Carspondent.com; Tara Weingarten, Vroomgirls.com

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37 Seconds with the 2017 Toyota 4×4 SR5 CREWMAX

June 21st, 2017 at 10:00am



Vehicle: 2017 Toyota 4×4 SR5 CREWMAX
Price (as driven): $45,074

AAH #382 – Can The Atlas Lift Volkswagen?

June 16th, 2017 at 10:34am

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TOPIC: 2018 Volkswagen Atlas
SPECIAL GUEST: Michael Lovati, Vice President, Product Line Mid/Full-Size, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.


NEWS:

05:32 – Discussion about VW Atlas
34:34Dr. Data
37:25 – Who is Going to Replace Marchionne?
42:40 – More about FCA Diesels
46:30 – Why is Apple Talking Autonomy… Again?
54:28 – Bolt EV AV Built in Orion: Important or Convenient?
59:45 – Who Might Toyota Buy To Up Its Autonomy Capability?
1:05:50 – Why Is BMW Investing $55-million in a Bus Builder?

PANEL: John McElroy
, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Tom Murphy, WardsAuto.com

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37 Seconds with the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

June 15th, 2017 at 10:00am



Vehicle: 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
Starting Price: $87,445

Supplier Spotlight: Henkel – Interior Adhesives

June 14th, 2017 at 12:01am

Supplier Spotlight is a sponsored segment on Autoline that’s all about bringing you some of the latest developments in the automotive supplier community. Here supplier Henkel highlights Interior Adhesives.

37 Seconds with the 2017 Toyota Avalon

June 9th, 2017 at 2:16pm



Vehicle: 2017 Toyota Avalon
Price (as driven): $37,539

AAH #381 – Direction of the New Lincoln Navigator

June 9th, 2017 at 10:04am

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TOPIC: 2018 Lincoln Navigator
SPECIAL GUEST: Andrew Kernahan, Chief Program Engineer, Lincoln Navigator

NEWS:
42:50 - Why Is Honda Suddenly Talking Level 4?
50:10 - Is CARB Like the Honey Badger?
59:30 - Used Car Prices Drop: KBB says they’re down, Manheim says they’re up
1:13:45 - Journalist Navigator talk

PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, AD & P; Dave Sullivan, AutoPacific

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AAH #380 – Why I Quit The UAW & Voted For Trump

June 2nd, 2017 at 10:25am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Brian Pannebecker, former UAW worker

NEWS:
04:50 - The UAW & Donald Trump
40:18 - Doesn’t President Trump Like Mercedes?
47:52 – Levandowski Fired from Uber: Much Ado About Autonomy
52:55 – Volvo Takes the Silk Road, BMW Gets an Export License: Is this the Chinese Century?
1:00:48 - Who’s Going To Be Autonomous first?

PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, AD & P; Doron Levin, In the Driver’s Seat, SiriusXM, CH.121

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37 Seconds with the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

May 31st, 2017 at 10:00am



Vehicle: 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF
Starting Price: $32,430

AAH #379 – Toyota Puts Fuel Cells In Semis

May 26th, 2017 at 9:35am

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TOPIC: Toyota Heavy Duty Fuel Cells

SPECIAL GUEST: Sheldon Brown, Advanced Fuel Cells, Toyota

NEWS:
06:25 – Toyota’s Fuel Cell Semis
37:30 – Doctor Data
39:09 - How could Fields have been more clear?
54:57 - Is “clean diesel” an oxymoron?
58:15 - What’s Geely up to?

PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Craig Trudell, Bloomberg.com

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