AAH #436 – Bob Lutz: Live & Unleashed (And Yes, He Talks About Tesla)

September 21st, 2018 at 11:15am

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 SPECIAL GUEST: Bob Lutz, Former Vice Chairman, GM

TOPICS:

09:35 – Mid-Engine Corvette
31:47 – RAM: Thanks Lutz!
39:40 – Lutz’s Daily Driver
43:19 – Pontiac Solstice
48:49 – Maximum Bob Talks Tesla
56:09 – Doctor Data
59:46 – Lutz loves Rick Wagoner, Lee Iacocca
1:04:44 – Will GM bring brands back to Europe?
1:17:32 – Who should buy Tesla?
1:22:17 – Tesla conversation continues

**There is a technical issue at 1:18:16 in this broadcast For the continued Tesla conversation, please skip to 1:22:17

PANEL:
- Henry Payne, The Detroit News
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #435 – It’s Not All About Ford

September 14th, 2018 at 11:39am

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NEWS:
05:15 – Ford: not doing so well?
26:42 – IHS Markit says stable market, low growth
32:34 – Viewer Questions
43:38 – Doctor Data
46:01 – Volkswagen Management News
53:22 – Porsche Announces Turo Host
57:40 – Mustang vs. Camaro

PANEL:

- Todd Lassa, Automobile
- Joann Muller, Forbes.com
- Stephanie Brinley, IHS Markit
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production

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AAH #434 – ZF & ADAS: Safety Meets Autonomy

September 7th, 2018 at 11:09am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Christophe Marnat, Executive VP, ZF

TOPICS:
06:50 – ZF Creating Safety for Autonomy
36:03 – How is FCA doing without Sergio?
39:33 – Mid-Engine Corvette: Last Chance for ICE
42:20 – Doctor Data
45:32 – August sales: Bet you can get a good deal on a Fusion, Or Camry, Or…
49:30 – Ford & VW in Europe: More than commercial vehicles?

PANEL:

- Christie Schweinsberg, WardsAuto.com
- Doron Levin, In The Driver’s Seat, SiriusXM, Ch. 121
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #433 – SAE Takes Autonomy To The Public

August 31st, 2018 at 9:23am

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SPECIAL GUEST: David Schutt, CEO, SAE International

NEWS:
06:49 – SAE: Autonomous Rides in Tampa
33:35 – Doctor Data
38:18 – Toyota Motor collabs with Uber on Autonomy
46:41 – Is Dyson the next Tesla?
52:57 – PHONE CALL: Should NASCAR be worried about Ford?
56:09 – PHONE CALL: Manual Transmission is Disappearing

PANEL:
- Sam Abuelsamid,
Navigant Research
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production

- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #432 – RDXcellence in Engineering

August 24th, 2018 at 10:18am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Stephen Frey, Chief Engineer, Acura RDX

NEWS:
04:02 – Engineering the 2019 Acura RDX
23:00 – Doctor Data
25:36 – RDX Rear Suspension, In-Depth Look, True Touchpad
41:55 – VW Diesel Scandal: Exhausting
44:14 – Chevy Cruze Diesel
50:17 – Top Patent Players in Autonomous Vehicles
58:33 – New Chevy Blazer: Just another crossover?

PANEL:
- Lindsay Brooke,
SAE International

- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production

- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #431 – The Show About Shows, Auto Shows, that is…

August 17th, 2018 at 11:30am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Craig Erlich, Senior VP, George P. Johnson

NEWS:
03:32 – Designing Auto Shows with George P. Johnson
45:00 – Doctor Data

49:55 – On This Day in History: John DeLorean Found Not Guilty
51:40 – PHONE CALL: Chevy Lordstown Plant
57:05 
- Thompson Smashes Land Speed Record—Danny, Not Mickey

59:12 – Is Tesla Going Private or Is This a Distraction?
1:05:25 – Over 1 Million Attendees to Watch 40,000 Cars on Woodward: Who Says Driving Is Dead?

PANEL:
- Gary Vasilash,
Automotive Design & Production
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #430 – Why You Won’t Call “Shotgun” In An Autonomous World

August 2nd, 2018 at 3:00pm

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SPECIAL GUESTS:
Andrew Lund, Chief Engineer, Toyota Motor North America
Jeff Stout, Executive Director, Research, Technology & New Mobility, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors

NEWS:
01:30 – Toyota’s Project Portal 2.0: A Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Semi
19:15 – Introduction to Yanfeng
21:35 – Doctor Data
24:00 – Yanfeng: Designing Autonomous Interiors
32:20 – Waymo, Ride-Sharing, & New Mobility
42:30 – Purpose-Built Ride-Sharing Vehicles

PANEL:
- Gary Vasilash,
Automotive Design & Production
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #429 – From Steam Cars to SEMA

July 27th, 2018 at 10:24am

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TOPICS:
05:53 – Sergio’s Legacy
14:05 – Concours d’Elegance of America
32:40 – Doctor Data
34:50 – SEMA: AVs & EVs affecting the aftermarket?

PANEL:

- Diane Fils-Schneider,
Executive Director, Concours d’Elegance of America

- John Waraniak, VP, Vehicle Technology, SEMA

- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production

- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #428 – Genovation GXE: The World’s Fastest electric Corvette

July 20th, 2018 at 10:15am

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SPECIAL GUEST:
Andrew Saul
, CEO, Genovation

In-Studio: Electric Corvette

NEWS:
04:46 – Genovation GXE
34:30 – Doctor Data

37:58 – Auto Alliance doesn’t want tariffs. Will the Administration listen to 12 car companies?
49:38 – BMW’s ReachNow car sharing service adds ride hailing in Seattle. The uber Uber?
53:45 – Model 3’s 30% margin. Is Elon smarter than even he thinks?
59:08 – Nissan’s UK plant builds 1-millionth Juke. Does that prove consumers’ tastes aren’t global?

PANEL:

- Greg Migliore,
Autoblog.com

- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production

- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #427 – The Last Panhard and the Genesis of Genesis

July 13th, 2018 at 10:12am

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SPECIAL GUEST:
Ken Nelson, 
Orphan Car Collector

NEWS:
04:09 – Panhard Dyna Z16

34:12 – Doctor Data
36:18 – Hyundai’s Luxury Brand: Genesis
45:32 – What will the effects of tariffs be on the industry?
54:24 – Volvo Launches M: Why is it taking on Uber?
58:32 – Why are scooter companies attracting such huge investments?

PANEL:
- Paul Eisenstein,
The Detroit Bureau
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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