AAH #624 – How the Giant Supplier ZF is Bringing OEMs Into the Digital Age

November 17th, 2022 at 2:59pm

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GUEST:
Martin Fischer, Member of the Board of Management, ZF

PANEL:
Lindsay Brooke, SAE’s Automotive Engineering
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #623 – A Completely Different Kind of Car Suspension

November 10th, 2022 at 3:00pm

Listen to “AAH #623 – ClearMotion Tech is Like Noise Cancelling Headphones for Suspension” on Spreaker.

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GUEST:
Christian Steinmann, CEO, ClearMotion

TOPICS:
- What is ClearMotion Technology?
- How Can it Improve a Vehicle’s Ride & Handling?
- Expert Opinions on the Hottest Automotive News

PANEL:
Jack Nerad, Freelance Writer
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #622 – From EV-1 to VIA Motors Bob Purcell Talks All Things Electric

November 3rd, 2022 at 3:00pm

Listen to “AAH #622 – From EV-1 to VIA Motors Bob Purcell Talks All Things Electric” on Spreaker.

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GUEST:
Bob Purcell, CEO, VIA Motors

TOPIC:
Remember when Bob Lutz started stuffing Corvette engines in Fisker Karmas? That was with a company called VL Automotive. Around the same time, Lutz was named chairman of a company called VIA, which converted GM trucks into PHEVs. VIA went through several iterations and now it’s back with a modular, scalable electric medium duty truck chassis. Bob Purcell, CEO, is here to talk all about it.

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Sam Abuelsamid, Guidehouse
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #621 – Why Toyota Is Doing A U-Turn With Its EV Strategy

October 27th, 2022 at 2:55pm

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TOPICS:
For years Toyota gave its full-throated support of hybrids over EVs. But now it’s second guessing its strategy. It’s doing a U-turn and will now go with a full-bore electric effort. What’s going on at the company? And why is it doing an about face? What drove Toyota to have a change of heart?

PANEL:
Jack Keebler, Keebler Auto
Todd Lassa, Contributor Autoweek
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #620 – A GM Veteran’s Fight Through The Corporate Bureaucracy

October 20th, 2022 at 2:58pm

Listen to “AAH #620 – A GM Veteran’s Fight Through The Corporate Bureaucracy” on Spreaker.

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GUEST:
John Smith, Former Head of Cadillac & Author

TOPICS:
- Cadillac Escalade
- Cadillac Art & Science
- Going all electric by 2030
- Cadillac Celestiq

PANEL:
Doron Levin, Seeking Alpha
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #619 – Buick Design & the Brand’s Electric Future

October 13th, 2022 at 2:55pm

Listen to “AAH #619 – Buick Design and the Brand’s Electric Future” on Spreaker.

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GUEST:
Bob Boniface, Director of Global Design, Buick

TOPICS:
2:00 Boniface design background
21:40 Buick Wildcat Concept
23:45 Buick Electra-X Concept
24:50 Reviving Old Nameplates
31:20 Heritage in New Buick Design
34:45 EV vs. ICE Design
43:40 New Buick Logo
46:45 Thoughts on Big Screens in New Cars
52:45 Buick vs. Cadillac Design
56:40 How China Affects Buick Design

PANEL:
Joe DeMatio, Hagerty
Greg Migliore, Autoblog
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive

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AAH #618 – Legacy Supplier Embraces EV Tech

October 6th, 2022 at 2:55pm

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GUEST:
Jeff Hemphill, Chief Technology Officer, Schaeffler

TOPIC:
Schaeffler was an old-school Tier 1 supplier that made it’s name by manufacturing hardware components for cars and trucks. Not anymore. Now it’s plunging head first into making EV technology including advanced batteries, more efficient electric motors, hub motors and more. Jeff Hemphill, the CTO of Schaeffler joins us for a fascinating look into how a legacy supplier is pivoting into the EV segment.

PANEL:
Mike Austin, Guidehouse Insights
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #617 – Flying Cars, Falling Auto Stocks and The Decline of Brand Loyalty

September 29th, 2022 at 2:59pm

Listen to “AAH #617 – Flying Cars, Falling Auto Stocks and The Decline of Brand Loyalty” on Spreaker.

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TOPICS:
- eVTOLs: the real deal or a diversion?
- OEMs want to make their own chips. Is this a bit outside their competency?
- Will Hertz be the real cause of the EV tipping point?
- Will there be anything analog left in the auto industry?
- S&P finds overall brand loyalty lower than it has been since September 2014. Is brand loyalty on life support?

PANEL:
Joe White, Reuters
Bill Visnic, SAE
Paul Eisenstein, The Detroit Bureau
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive

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AAH #616 – Tim Kuniskis Defends Dodge Going Electric

September 22nd, 2022 at 2:55pm

Listen to “AAH #616 – Tim Kuniskis Defends Dodge Going Electric” on Spreaker.

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GUEST:
Tim Kuniskis, CEO, Dodge

TOPICS:
- Dodge Charger Daytona SRT Concept
- Dodge Hornet
- Patent-Pending EV Features; R-Wing, Fratzonic Chambered Exhaust & eRupt Transmission

PANEL:
Chris Paukert, CNET
Mike Musto, Hemmings
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #615 – NACTOY: The Best New Cars & Trucks of the 2023 Model Year

September 15th, 2022 at 2:55pm

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TOPICS:
- North American Car, Truck & Utility of the Year Award Semifinalists
- Best Cars, Trucks & SUVs
- Are Electrics Going to Dominate?

PANEL:
Jill Ciminillo, Pickup Truck & SUV Talk
Bengt Halvorson, Green Car Reports
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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