ATW #2515 – The US Trails China In Mining Metals for EVs

June 18th, 2021 at 10:00am

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Internet Premiere: 06/18 @ 10:00am ET
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Gerard Barron, The Metals Company
Ihor Kunasz, Lithium Consultant
Jack Lifton, Jack Lifton LLC
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

China cornered the global market for the critical metals and minerals needed to make EV motors and batteries. Now the Biden Administration wants to develop a US supply chain. Is that even possible? And if so, how long will it take? Three experts in mining and processing talk about the challenges that lie ahead.

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ATW #2514 – Can The Grid Handle All These EVs?

June 11th, 2021 at 10:24am

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Internet Premiere: 06/11 @ 10:00am ET
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Ben Burns, DTE Energy
Matteo Muratori, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Over the next three years there will be a flood of electric vehicles hitting the market. Can the electrical grid handle the load? How about on hot summer nights when people are running their air conditioning? And will transformers at the neighborhood level be able to take it?

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ATW #2513 – Two Companies That Already Operate Autonomous Vehicles

May 28th, 2021 at 11:00am

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Internet Premiere: 05/28 @ 11:00am ET
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Joe Moye, CEO, Beep
Edwin Olson, CEO, May Mobility
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Autonomous vehicles are not years away from going into commercial operation. They’re already on the road today providing rides to the public. May Mobility and Beep are two of the pioneers in this technology. They’re growing their operations and see a bright future ahead.

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ATW #2512 – Rebuilding The Supply Chain for Chips & EVs

May 24th, 2021 at 11:00am

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Internet Premiere: 05/24 @ 11:00am ET
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Mark Wakefield, AlixPartners
Julie Fream, OESA
Carla Bailo, Center for Automotive Research
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

The auto industry got clobbered by a shortage of chips. It could also face a shortage of critical materials needed to make batteries and motors for electric cars. The industry needs long term planning to avoid future shortages, and may need the federal government involved to make it happen.

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ATW #2511 – Work From Home, Or Go Back To The Office?

April 26th, 2021 at 11:30am

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Internet Premiere: 04/26 @ 11:30am ET
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Laura Jones, General Motors
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

At some point the pandemic will end and people will be able to go back to the office. But many will opt to keep on working from home. The auto industry is trying to figure out how it can accommodate both. In the meantime, it’s learning new processes and etiquette for how people work together online.

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ATW #2510 – Tip Toeing Through The Transition: From ICE To BEV

April 16th, 2021 at 10:00am

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Internet Premiere: 04/16 @ 10:00am ET
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Hugh Blaxill, Mahle
Alicia Masse, B.Riley Advisory Services
Michael Robinet, IHS Markit
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Automotive suppliers who make parts for piston engines know their future is threatened by electric cars. They have three choices. 1. jump on the EV bandwagon. 2. ride the piston engine into the sunset. 3. try to make parts for both. So which is the right strategy?

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ATW #2509 – How Would You Like To Drive And Only Get Green Traffic Lights?

April 13th, 2021 at 9:45am

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Internet Premiere: 04/13 @ 09:45am ET
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Pom Malhotra, Audi
Sankar Rengarajan, SwRI
Sam Abuelsamid, Guidehouse Insights
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Connected car technology can dramatically improve vehicle efficiency and safety at the same time it slashes emissions. Better still, it costs a fraction of any other way to do this. Some cars already have the technology, and it’s only a matter of time before they all do.

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ATW #2508 – Canada Emerges As An EV Powerhouse

March 12th, 2021 at 10:00am

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Internet Premiere: Friday, 03/12 @ 10:00am ET
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Flavio Volpe, Canadian Auto Parts Manufacturers’ Association
Eric Rondeau, Investissement Quebec
Colin McKerracher, BloombergNEF
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

A year ago the future of the Canadian auto industry looked doubtful. But then GM, Ford and Stellantis announced billions of dollars in investments to make electric cars there. Moreover, Canada has all the raw materials needed to make EV batteries and electric motors, as well as a green electric grid to manufacture them. All this transformed the outlook for the Canadian auto industry from bleak to bright.

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ATW #2507 – The Challenges Of Selling More EVs

February 26th, 2021 at 11:24am

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Internet Premiere: Friday, 02/26 @ 11:30am ET
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Tim Jackson, Colorado Auto Dealers Association
Andy Daga, Momentum Dynamics
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Automakers must meet government mandates for Zero Emission Vehicles. They’re investing billions of dollars to develop battery electric cars. Yet last year EV sales came to only 1.6% of all vehicles sold. This show explores the challenges and opportunities to selling more electric vehicles.

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ATW #2506 – Chip Shortage Cripples Car Production

February 19th, 2021 at 9:30am

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Internet Premiere: Friday, 02/19 @ 10:00am ET
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Joe McCabe, AutoForecast Solutions
Julie Fream, OESA
Scott Craig, ON Semiconductor
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Automakers around the world are struggling with a shortage of computer chips that is bringing their assembly lines to a grinding halt.  How did the industry get caught with this shortage, how is it trying to cope, and how will the problem get resolved? Our panel of experts explains what’s going on, and what needs to happen.

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