AAH #343 – The First Camaro Ever and The Teenager Who Found It

August 19th, 2016 at 10:00am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Logan Lawson, Owner, Camaro #1

What’s better than being Number 1? How about finding and owning Number 1, especially when it’s the very first Chevrolet Camaro. Join John McElroy for the fascinating story of how a teenager from Kansas tracked down and documented the historic car which he now owns. Also on our panel is Mark Gessler from the Historic Vehicle Association. Joining John McElroy of Autoline.tv, asking questions and providing insight, is Henry Payne from the Detroit News.

Then during our NEWS portion of the show both David Welch from Bloomberg and Seyth Miersma of Motor1 join John & Henry to discuss the following topics:

2:55 – The First Camaro
34:48 – The new Luxury brand Genesis
58:20 – Ford’s move into autonomy
01:04:47 – Bonus Footage! Magna Interns ask questions

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AAH #342 – Is Local Motors The End Of The Auto Industry?

August 11th, 2016 at 3:00pm

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Local Motors is bringing a radically different business model to the automotive industry. No design studios. No engineering staff. No massive factories. No dealerships. In other words, no massive capital investments. If they can make it work it could completely turn the industry upside down. Justin Fishkin, the Chief Strategy Officer of Local Motors, joins John and Gary for a most interesting conversation on the brave new world of crowd-sourced car design.

SPECIAL GUEST: Justin Fishkin, Chief Strategy Officer, Local Motors

All that and more with hosts John McElroy from Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production.

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AAH #341 – On The Wright Track For Electrification

August 4th, 2016 at 3:00pm

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Automakers are under enormous pressure to improve fuel economy. But the regulations were written when gasoline prices were soaring and now they’re the cheapest in decades. How can automakers improve fuel efficiency and still get consumers to buy the right mix of vehicles. Join us as we discuss the choices the industry faces.

SPECIAL GUEST: MaryAnn Wright, Group VP, Johnson Controls

All that and more with hosts John McElroy from Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production, with guest analyst Michelle Krebs of Autotrader.com.

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AAH #340 – Choosing Cars That Could Become Classics

July 29th, 2016 at 10:57am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Ray Arondoski III, owner 1971 Cadillac Eldorado

UP FOR DISCUSSION:

01:00 – Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s
18:00 – McElroy’s Future Classics
37:40 – More Chinese buying pickups
41:00 – VW US Marketing to name next SUV
44:57 – FCA under investigation for sales reporting
01:01:49 – Bonus Footage: Post Show!

All that and more with host John McElroy from Autoline.tv, and guest panelists, Todd Lassa with Automobile, and Chris Paukert of Roadshow by CNET.

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AAH #339 – Back When Fiat Did Not Want Chrysler

July 22nd, 2016 at 10:48am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Steve Miller, CEO, IAC Automotive
 
UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- A life in Automotive – Steve Miller
- Tesla Master Plan

All that and more with host John McElroy from Autoline.tv, and guest panelists, David Welch with Bloomberg, and Doron Levin of Forbes.

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AAH #338 – Buick LaCrosse: From Good To Great

July 15th, 2016 at 11:33am

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The all new Buick LaCrosse is not all that well known. You haven’t read any driving reviews, and it’s not even on sale yet. But this is Buick’s flagship sedan and it’s bristling with new technology. So join us for an in-depth conversation with the car’s chief engineer, Jeff Yanssens, to learn about the details on this car and how they went about developing it.
 
UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Ford & Collaborative Robotics: will it affect manufacturing and jobs in China?
- Tesla Crash: NHTSA or SEC?
- Hacking cars

All that and more with co-hosts John McElroy from Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash from Automotive Design and Production, with guest journalist Dave Sullivan from AutoPacific.

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AAH #337 – Dr. Data & A Deep Dive On The Detroit 3

July 1st, 2016 at 9:57am

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- VW’s Mammoth Penalty
- Surprising Leader in Quality
- “Ube-tter” Pay Us More!

Join our host Gary Vasilash from Automotive Design and Production along with his journalist panel including: Mike Colias from Automotive News, Mike Martinez from The Detroit News and Mike Wayland, also from The Detroit News as they tackle the hottest automotive topics of the week.

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AAH #336 – Look Who’s Going Into The Automotive Hall of Fame

June 23rd, 2016 at 2:45pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Mulally & Nader: Hall of Famers?
- Toyota’s Near Miss at Le Mans
- VW’s EV Distraction

Join our co-hosts John McElroy from Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash of Automotive Design & Production along with our guest journalist, Bob Gritzinger of WardsAuto as they tackle the automotive issues of the week.

SPECIAL GUEST: William Chapin, President, Automotive Hall of Fame.

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AAH #335 – Good, Bad, & Ugly: New Cars & Press Trips

June 17th, 2016 at 10:11am

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
New Product: Fiat124, Jaguar F-Pace, Porsche Macan
Press Trips – What we like, what we don’t
-  The Story behind the Opel Bitter CD

Join our co-hosts John McElroy from Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash of Automotive Design & Production along with our guest journalists, Chris Paukert of Roadshow by CNET and freelancer Scott Burgess, as they tackle the automotive issues of the week.

SPECIAL GUEST: Dick Ruzzin, Retired GM Designer and the story behind the design of the Opel Bitter CD.

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AAH #334 – Car Sales, FCA & Even More About Musk

June 3rd, 2016 at 10:45am

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
-  Which way is FCA going…
-  May sales better or worse than expected
-  Takata airbag update
- Tesla shareholder meeting
 
Join our co-hosts John McElroy from Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash of Automotive Design & Production along with our guest journalists Alisa Priddle from Motor Trend and David Welch of Bloomberg as they tackle the automotive issues of the week.

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