AAH #610 – Sandy Munro Takes The Auto Industry By Storm

August 11th, 2022 at 4:34pm

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GUEST:
Sandy Munro, Vehicle Teardown Specialist

TOPICS:
00:00 How Sandy’s Work Life Started
04:35 How Munro Live Started
19:54 When the EV Revolution Will Happen
30:00 The Chinese Are Coming!
38:35 Tesla Cost Comparison
57:50 The Future of EV Structures

PANEL:
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #609 – How Tesla Got The Highest Owner Loyalty In The Auto Industry

July 28th, 2022 at 4:15pm

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GUEST:
Tom Libby, S&P Global Mobility

PANEL:
Joe White, Reuters
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #608 – Magna’s Digital Future

July 21st, 2022 at 4:28pm

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GUEST:
Boris Shulkin, EVP, Chief Digital & Information Officer, Magna

TOPICS:
01:34 Magna’s Digital Future
31:30 Ford’s New Battery Capacity Plan
38:43 Barra says $30K-$35K EVs are needed. Why does the Blazer EV start at $47K?
42:18 EV Report Card
52:37 Why the management change at VW of America?
58:39 Tesla Second Quarter Earnings

PANEL:
Craig Cole, EVPulse.com
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #607 – Peter Brock on Autoline After Hours

July 14th, 2022 at 4:19pm

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GUEST:
Peter Brock, Designer

PANEL:
Lindsay Brooke, SAE’s Automotive Engineering
Gary Witzenburg, President, NACTOY
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #606 – Yes, EVs Need A 12V Battery

June 30th, 2022 at 4:11pm

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No matter how big their battery pack is, EVs still need a separate 12 volt battery. There are a number of reasons why this is so. Clarios’s CEO, Mark Wallace, explains why, and talks about how their AGM or absorbent glass mat has EV makers knocking on his door.

GUEST:
Mark Wallace, Clarios

TOPICS:
01:38 Clarios Low-Voltage Battery
29:29 Cox Lowers ’22 Sales Forecast
51:22 JDPA Says COVID Negatively Impacted Vehicle Quality

PANEL:
Sebastian Blanco,
Freelance
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #605 – Car Design in the 21st Century: From Clay Milling to Digital Development

June 24th, 2022 at 8:54am

Listen to “AAH #605 – Car Design in the 21st Century: From Clay Milling to Digital Development” on Spreaker.

GUEST:
Doug Greig, TARUS

TOPICS
- Clay Milling
- Why do EVs look like non-EVs?
- Could design have made minivans more desirable? Will autonomy turn minivans into the next Checker cab?
- To what extent does the industrial design ethos of off-road vehicles make them as popular as they are?

PANEL:
John Manoogian II,
Forza Blitz
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #604 – Is The Auto Industry Too Expensive For EV Start-Ups?

June 16th, 2022 at 10:04pm

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 Bosch says the brakes on your car need to be connected to the internet. $5/gallon gasoline is wreaking havoc on automakers. Micro-mobility is looking a lot more attractive.

GUEST:
Rich Nesbitt, Product Management, Chassis Systems Control, Bosch

PANEL:
Jack Keebler,
Keebler Auto
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #603 – Does Acura Need The Integra? Geely Launches Satellites. Are EV Prices Realistic?

June 10th, 2022 at 9:52am

Listen to “AAH #603 – Does Acura Need The Integra? Geely Launches Satellites. Are EV Prices Realistic?” on Spreaker.

GUEST:
Emile Korkor, Assistant VP, Acura National Sales

TOPICS:
02:30 Does Acura Need The Integra?
30:22 Ford, BMW, Honda, VW & Volvo side with the EPA & California: (1) How come? (2) Where are the other companies?
37:58 Fisker Ocean Base Price: $37,489. Fisker PEAR: “below $29,900.” Do-able?
51:42 Electric Vehicle Ownership

PANEL:
Eric Weiner,
Hagerty
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #602 – Transformative Auto Tech from Global Startups

June 2nd, 2022 at 4:18pm

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 GAMIC is the Global Automotive and Mobility Challenge. It’s an annual competition to discover the most promising Automotive Startups. And we’ve got the top winners on Autoline After Hours.

GUESTS:
Katarzyna Zielińska,
coat-it
Marek Turkiewicz,
coat-it
Derrick Redding,
Betterfrost Technologies
Michael Burz,
Enzinc
Chris Carde,
HeyCharge

PANEL:
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #601 – All About The Nissan Z

May 19th, 2022 at 4:59pm

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GUEST:
Melissa Lacko, Nissan Research & Development

TOPICS:
01:36 Nissan Z
33:31 Blood on the Streets: NHTSA Numbers Makes You Wonder About All that Safety Tech
42:23 Tesla Stops Non-North American Cybertruck Orders: Are Waiting Lists for Trucks the New Normal?
45:45 Ford Lightning
47:30 OEM Investment in EVs
49:56 Rivian Faces Price Increase: Is Turnabout Fair Play?

PANEL:
Gary Witzenburg,
President, NACTOY; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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