AAH #581 – Are Car Dealers Doomed?

December 3rd, 2021 at 7:44am

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TOPICS:
01:00 Day in History
05:59 Are Dealers Doomed? The Internet Is Calling and It Isn’t 1990 Any More
32:52 Will the Apple Car Become the BlackBerry of the Auto Industry?
54:02 Is the Future of Muscle Cars Going to Be Based on Fake Engine Notes?

PANEL: Dan Neil, The Wall Street Journal; Jenni Newman, Cars.com; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #580 – Engineering the ’22 Toyota Tundra

November 19th, 2021 at 8:08am

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GUEST:
Mike Sweers, Executive Chief Engineer, Truck Programs, Toyota

PANEL: Joe DeMatio, Hagerty; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #579 – The Chip Shortage Will Get Worse and Car Prices Will Go Higher

November 12th, 2021 at 9:50am

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TOPICS:
01:20 Day in History: Ford
09:05 Chip Shortage
21:33 Used Vehicles
25:54 Battery Electric Vehicles
34:34 Premium Brand Sales
38:34 Driving The Lucid Air
49:30 Dodge: “Never Lift” or “Hail Mary”?
53:54 Rivian IPO
59:00 United Nations Climate Change Conference

PANEL: Bob Gritzinger, Wards Intelligence; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #578 – Don’t Roll Your Eyes, Lyten’s Battery Breakthrough Could Be For Real

November 5th, 2021 at 8:20am

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GUEST:
Dan Cook, CEO, Lyten

PANEL: Christie Schweinsberg, Wards Intelligence; Dave Tuttle, UT Energy Institute; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #577 – Jeep

October 28th, 2021 at 4:24pm

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GUEST:
Jim Morrison, Head of Jeep Brand North America

TOPICS:
04:05 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Wagoneer, and Grand Wagoneer
35:15  Tesla Tops a Trillion: What Happened to the Skeptics?
41:48  VW CEO
invites Elon Musk
45:11  GM Adding 40K Chargers: Is It Enough to Bring Customers to Its EVs?
49:32  Is Mark Fields Going to Transform the Transportation Landscape?
52:53  Vehicle Affordability
57:43  Indy Autonomous Challenge
1:02:34 Collectors and COVID

PANEL: Mike Austin, Hemmings; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #576 – Cadillac Lyriq

October 21st, 2021 at 9:51pm


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GUESTS:
Brian Smith,  Director, Cadillac Exterior Design
Tristan Murphy, Manager, Cadillac Interior Design

TOPICS:
03:45  Cadillac Lyriq
32:52  Audi A3/S3
34:11  Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing
36:03  Mercedes S-Class
38:00  Genesis G70
41:12  Honda Civic
43:38  Ford Bronco
45:51  Genesis GV70
47:56  Hyundai Tucson
49:36  Jeep Grand Cherokee
52:09  Wagoneer/Grand Wagoneer
53:46  Nissan Pathfinder
55:37  Kia Carnival
57:20  VW ID.4
1:00:45 Nissan Frontier
1:02:10 Toyota Tundra
1:04:24 Ford Maverick
1:06:08 Hyundai Santa Cruz
1:08:04 Hummer EV Pickup
1:10:20 Rivian R1T

PANEL: Henry Payne,
The Detroit News; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #575 – Designing The Ford Maverick: Inside & Out

October 14th, 2021 at 4:41pm

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GUEST: Scott Anderson, Ford Design

TOPICS:
01:53  Ford Maverick Design
37:20  F-150 Lightning
42:04  Rivian R1T
45:50  Hummer EV pickup
50:22  Bollinger B2 and Commercial
53:42  Silverado Electric
56:44  Tesla Cybertruck
1:01:59 Lordstown Endurance

PANEL: Rain Noe, Core77; Mark Williams, Freelance; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive

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AAH #574 – The Auto Market in Q3: Have We Hit Bottom?

October 8th, 2021 at 7:49am

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GUEST: Charlie Chesbrough, Cox Automotive

TOPICS:
02:39  Auto Market in Q3
37:00  GM Investor Day
52:11  Ford Blue Oval City
57:57  Do Consumers Want EVs

PANEL: Joe White, Reuters; Keith Naughton, Bloomberg; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive

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AAH #573 – The Transformation of Lincoln: Where Electrification Meets Personalization

September 30th, 2021 at 5:23pm

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GUESTS:
Michael Sprague,
Director, Lincoln Motor Company
Patrick Lindemann,
President, Transmission Systems, E-Mobility, Schaeffler

PANEL: John Waraniak, Have Blue; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

 

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AAH #572 – All About Lidar And Ouster

September 23rd, 2021 at 4:22pm

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GUEST:
Angus Pacala, CEO Ouster

TOPICS:
04:55 – Ouster

31:44 – NHTSA Investigating Tesla Autopilot
36:11 – Are Vehicle Capabilities Exceeding Driver’s Ed Training?
48:23 – Executive Shuffle: Mike Manley
52:23 – Motor Bella
54:00 – Lyten Battery Breakthrough

PANEL: Pete Bigelow, Automotive News; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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