AAH #530 – Tech Is Transforming Auto—and So Is COVID

October 23rd, 2020 at 10:25am

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GUEST:
Paul Eichenberg
Paul Eichenberg Strategic Consulting

TOPICS:
03:53 – Paul Eichenberg Insights
39:08 – 1000-hp Hummer EV. 1080-hp Lucid Air. What Happened to the Environmental EV?
1:00:58 – Mobility as a Service

PANEL:
Doron Levin,
Seeking Alpha/SiriusXM; Gary Vasilash, AutoBeat; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #529 – Nissan Upgrades Its Product Development

October 15th, 2020 at 5:09pm

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GUEST:
Thomas Mally
Associate Chief Vehicle Engineer
Nissan Technical Center North America

TOPICS:
04:10 – Nissan Sentra
25:53 – BMW 2021 Vehicles: 1 Year of Sirius XM
32:21 – What Do the Bolt, Kona EV & Kuga Plug-in Have In Common? Fires
40:09 – Tesla Model S Price Cut
47:48 – GM China Q3 Sales: GM U.S. Not So Lucky
1:04:15 – VW Intros Taos: How Many Compact SUVs Do We Need?

PANEL:
Tom Murphy,
WardsAuto.com; Gary Vasilash, AutoBeat; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #528 – Acura Completely Re-Engineers The TLX

October 8th, 2020 at 5:27pm

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GUESTS:
Jason Ray
Performance Development Leader, Acura TLX
&
Ken Sheridan
Manufacturing Leader, Acura TLX

TOPICS:
02:55 – This Day in History
05:52 – Acura Completely Re-Engineers The TLX
34:37 – Will a SPAC Save Faraday Future?
42:45 – Mercedes Is Betting Big on Electricity
56:01 – Are Model Ys Falling Apart—and Why There Is No Tesla PR To Comment

PANEL:
Jason Fogelson,
ReviewGarage.com; Gary Vasilash, AutoBeat; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #527 – Simon Sproule: Automotive Man Of Intrigue

October 2nd, 2020 at 9:06am

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GUEST:
Simon Sproule
Auto Industry Veteran
TOPICS:
09:04 – Simon Sproule
05:50 – This Day in History
49:25 – Why Did Ford Cut the Mach-E
Price Before You Can Buy One?
1:00:55 – Why Has Nikola Produced a Non-Disruptive Timeline of Activities?
1:08:20 – Continental to Cut 30,000 Jobs. Aren’t We In a Recovery?

PANEL:
Joe White,
Reuters; Gary Vasilash, AutoBeat; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #526 – Cadillac: American Luxury, No Apology

September 24th, 2020 at 5:25pm

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GUEST:
Brian Smith
Exterior Design Director, Cadillac
TOPICS:
00:01 – Cadillac Design
32:45 – Thoughts on Cadillac
39:22 – Ford & CARB
41:05 – VW Launches ID.4:
EV for ICE Money
45:24 – Tesla Battery Day: Boom or Bust?
55:14 – Mustang Mach-E: Dullsville to Peter
58:18 – More Tesla Talk
1:03:17 – Milton Exits Nikola

PANEL:
Peter DeLorenzo,
Autoextremist.com; Gary Vasilash, AutoBeat; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #525 – ZF

September 18th, 2020 at 8:58am

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GUEST:
Jörg Trampler, ZF North America Inc.
TOPICS:
05:02 – GM Making Ultium Motors: Something to Put into Badgers?
31:21 – Nikola/Hindenburg
40:00 – LG Chem Spin-Off & GM Making Ultium Motors: Something to Put into Badgers?
43:58 – Kia Following Hyundai to EV Strategy?
49:51 – Tesla not on S&P
51:40 – Why Is Ford Emphasizing Americanness?
1:02:10 – Demand for Oil

PANEL:
Bill Visnic,
SAE International; Gary Vasilash, AutoBeat; John McElroy, Autoline

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AAH #524 – Talking GM Product With GM’s Product Guy

September 11th, 2020 at 10:34am

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GUEST:
Tim Herrick
VP, Global Product Programs
General Motors
TOPICS:
08:30 – Talking GM Product

37:05 – Is a $100K+ Grand Wagoneer a bridge too far?
44:27 – Is GM the world’s most-clever OEM?
57:22 – Lucid Air debuts
1:02:12 – Mercedes S-Class
1:08:23 – Tesla tooling

1:13:25 – Beijing Show to happen this month—what will happen in the US next spring?

PANEL:
- Stephanie Brinley,
IHS Markit
- Gary Vasilash, autobeatonline.com
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #523 – Polestar Elbows Its Way Into The EV Segment

August 28th, 2020 at 9:44am

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GUEST:
Gregor Hembrough
Head of Polestar North America

TOPICS:
03:27 – Polestar Elbows Its Way Into The EV Segment
31:13 – Electric Cars

34:47 – Porsche Expands Subscription Offering: Does This Model Have Traction?
43:49 – Deloitte Finds 50% Will Keep a Vehicle Longer Than Expected: Is There a Recovery?
48:02 – Exxon Off the Dow After 92 Years: Remember When It Was #1?

PANEL:
- Joann Muller,
Axios
- Gary Vasilash, autobeatonline.com
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #522 – TRX: The Tyrannosaurus Rex From Ram

August 21st, 2020 at 9:57am

Listen to “AAH #522 – TRX: The Tyrannosaurus Rex From Ram” on Spreaker.

GUEST:
Jeff Roselli
Ram TRX Model Responsible

TOPICS:
04:36 – Ram TRX Takes On Ford Raptor

33:45 – Thoughts on TRX
39:23 – Would Ram Guys buy Raptors?
42:05 – Do ORV Buyers Actually Go Off-Roading?
47:15 – Is There a Market for Small Pickups?
51:10 – Ford Maverick?
53:30 – Nikola Badger
55:44 – Two Pickup Markets
58:23 – EV Trucks

PANEL:
- Mark Williams,
Freelance
- Gary Vasilash, autobeatonline.com
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #521 – Customizing Cars & Keeping It All Legal

August 14th, 2020 at 10:28am

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GUESTS:
John Waraniak, SEMA
Michael McSweeney, FOX Factory
Jake Rodenroth, asTech
Alex Lybarger, TRC Inc.

TOPICS:
04:05 – ADAS Sensors
and calibration
33:07 – State of MI & the Autonomous Connected Corridor
36:55 – Cadillac Lyriq
43:00 – Will Ioniq Become the Genesis of EVs
48:38 – Nikola Selling 2,500 Garbage Trucks—EVs, not H2
59:52 – CFO Leaves GM
1:04:15 – Daimler Settles

PANEL:
- Todd Lassa,
Automobile
- Gary Vasilash, autobeatonline.com
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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