AAH #600 – Lincoln Rips Up Its Design Book For An EV Future

May 12th, 2022 at 4:24pm

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Lincoln is literally ripping up its design book and going off in a new direction as it transitions to electric vehicles. Its latest concept car, the Star, is a signal of what that new look will be. So how far will Lincoln go with its new designs?

PANEL:
Kemal Curic, Global Director of Design, Lincoln
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #599 – Will Enough People Really Buy EVs?

May 5th, 2022 at 4:47pm


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TOPIC:
Sales of EVs are soaring and they’re gaining market share. But about 40% of the US public thinks EVs are stupid and that the government is trying to shove them down their throats. So will enough people buy EVs to soak up all the capacity the auto industry is putting in place to make them? And if they don’t, what happens then?

PANEL:
Mike Jackson,
OESA
Stephanie Brinley, S&P Global Mobility
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #598 – Will Hard Core Gearheads Really Go Electric?

April 28th, 2022 at 4:10pm

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TOPIC:
Will Gearheads Really Go Electric?

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

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AAH #597 – How Singer Takes Porsches And Turns Them Into Wondrus Works Of Art

April 22nd, 2022 at 8:03am


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GUEST:
Mazen Fawaz, CEO, Singer Group Inc.

TOPICS:
01:22 Singer Vehicle Design
40:00 Day in History
40:56 Tesla Earnings
45:55 Toyota Invests >$500-m in Hybrids in U.S.
52:40 Scaringe Warns About Battery Minerals. A Speed Bump for EVs?

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

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AAH #596 – Inside GM’s EV Strategy, With President Mark Reuss

April 14th, 2022 at 2:45pm

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Ford is going to split into two business units, one for ICE and one for BEV. Renault is doing the same thing and CEO Luca de Meo says it’s even looking into spinning off the BEV unit as a separate company. So what will General Motors do? We ask Mark Reuss, the President of GM, that question, as well as take a deep dive into its EV strategy.

GUEST:
Mark Reuss, President, General Motors

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

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AAH #595 – How Did An Anti-Startup Do An EV Van In 9 Months?

April 7th, 2022 at 4:09pm

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GUEST:
Daryl Adams, CEO, The Shyft Group

TOPICS:
02:22 The Shyft Group
34:58 Impact of new CAFE standards on vehicle sales
52:57 VW to focus on margins vs. volume: Economies of scale?
55:20 Will Renault take the Ford approach to EV operations?

PANEL: Mark Williams, Freelance; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #594 – Metaverse, AI & Digital Twins: NVIDIA Brings Massive Computing To Cars

March 24th, 2022 at 4:14pm

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GUEST:
Danny Shapiro, VP, Automotive, NVIDIA

TOPICS:
01:25 NVIDIA
34:36 Tesla Goes Big in Berlin
41:10 Will Porsche Build the Apple Car?
47:40 Ford Lightning Range Revealed
54:15 Ford Blue
57:50 Aurora

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

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AAH #593 – Right-To-Repair: Big Auto vs. Independent Repair Shops

March 18th, 2022 at 8:52am

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GUEST:
Brielle Hopkins, Auto Care Association

TOPICS:
02:19 Right To Repair
40:31 Dealers Set Sales Record in ’21 ($1.18-t): How do consumers feel?
50:12 Tesla Raises Prices 2x in 1 week: How do other OEMs feel?
52:40 Gas Prices Up, as Are Battery Materials: What’s a consumer to do?

PANEL: Richard Truett, Automotive News; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #592 – Oliver Schmidt, Out of Prison and Back on Autoline

March 10th, 2022 at 4:09pm

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 GUEST:
Oliver Schmidt,
Former VW Engineer

TOPIC:
Our guest is Oliver Schmidt, who was smack dab in the middle of Volkswagen’s Dieselgate. Oliver is one of the few VW Engineers to spend time behind bars, he was at a federal prison for 5 years for his role in the emissions scandal. Now he’s ready to talk about what went down and what it was like to spend time in a federal penitentiary.

PANEL: Brett Smith, Center for Automotive Research; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #591 – Designing Nissan’s Z and Ariya EV: Q&A with design VP David Woodhouse

March 4th, 2022 at 10:25am


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 GUEST:
David Woodhouse,
VP, Nissan Design America

TOPICS:
01:02 Nissan’s Z and Ariya
31:45 Ford’s non-spin split
45:52 Lucid and Rivian
52:30 Will gas prices hit light-truck sales (2008 redux)?
59:51 Sales still sliding

PANEL: Eric Noble, The CARLAB; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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