AAH #546 – Inside the Development Process for Acura’s MDX

March 4th, 2021 at 5:28pm

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GUEST:
Tom Nguyen
2022 Acura MDX Global Development Leader

TOPICS:
06:15 – Acura MDX
29:42 – Automotive Sales
41:38 – Is Volvo a strong enough brand
to take on Tesla?
45:48 – Are EVs getting ahead of infrastructure?

PANEL:
Nicole Wakelin,
Freelance; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #545 – Redesigning Auto Shows To Bring Them Back To Life

February 25th, 2021 at 5:27pm

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GUEST:
Rod Alberts
Executive Director, Detroit Auto Dealers Association

TOPICS:
06:30 – Redesigning Auto Shows
36:58 – The High Price of EV Recalls
49:07 – New U.S. Mail Truck
54:10 – Lucid: $62 billion.
$62 billion!!!
59:55 – Cherokee, Grand & Otherwise: Change the Name?

PANEL:
Mark Phelan,
Detroit Free Press; Gary Vasilash, Gardner Business Media; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #544 – Electric Last Mile Solutions

February 19th, 2021 at 8:38am

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GUEST:
James Taylor
Electric Last Mile Solutions (ELMS)
TOPICS:
05:58 – Electric Last Mile Solutions
36:42 – Chevy Launches Bolt EUV:
Bigger, but. . . .
42:38 – Ford Going EV in Europe: Implications?
47:38 – Jaguar Land Rover News
52:46 – Tesla Building Another Plant?
56:00 – Lucid Going Public?
57:11 – Are Consumers Buying More Expensive Vehicles?

PANEL:
Christie Schweinsberg,
Wards Intelligence; Gary Vasilash, Gardner Business Media; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #543 – 2021 Ford Raptor: So Bad It’s Good

February 12th, 2021 at 9:45am

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GUEST:
Tony Greco
Ford Program Manager: F-150 Raptor

TOPICS:
03:42 – 2021 Ford Raptor
41:06 – Raptor VS. TRX
48:06 – Nissan’s new Frontier & Pathfinder: Good signs for a struggling brand?
58:20 – NADA: The Move to Electric Vehicles
1:03:04 – AV Testing in CA
1:07:25 – Rivian News

PANEL:
Mark Williams,
Freelance; Gary Vasilash, Gardner Business Media; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #542 – Cadillac Blackwing, The Pinnacle of Piston Power

February 4th, 2021 at 7:46pm

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GUEST:
Tony Roma
Chief Engineer, Cadillac Cars

TOPICS:
01:02 – This Day In History
03:38 – Cadillac V-Series Blackwing

40:50 – January sales: Is the market back?
48:48 – Ford & Google: Like GM & Microsoft? Who will get Amazon?
1:01:25 – Tesla’s real chip problem: Prelude to an industry issue?

PANEL:
Chris Paukert,
Roadshow by CNET; Gary Vasilash, Gardner Business Media; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #541 – A Hack Proof Car? Isn’t That Supposed To Be Impossible?

January 28th, 2021 at 6:01pm

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GUESTS:
Dan Greene & John Dinkel
Tueor Technologies

TOPICS:
02:48 – A Hack Proof Car
32:55 – This Day In History
41:35 – Nikola & Navistar
43:15 – GM: No More Piston Engines after 2035
47:41 – Biden Adminisration: Federal Vehicles Will be EVs
52:47 – Electric Pickup Predictions
54:15 – Post Office Vehicles
57:12 – Tesla vs. Everything Else

PANEL:
Henry Payne,
The Detroit News; Gary Vasilash, Gardner Business Media; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #540 – Learn More About Gentex

January 21st, 2021 at 5:43pm

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GUEST:
Neil Boehm, Gentex

TOPICS:
03:55 – Gentex
32:26 – What Happened On This Day in 1954?
38:42 – Motor Bella in Detroit
45:16 – Pardoning Levandowski
49:12 – GM joining with Microsoft.
Important?
51:40 – Apple (maybe) working with Hyundai. More Important?
1:00:25 – Semiconductor firms supply consumer electronics first. Extremely important?

PANEL:
Lindsay Brooke,
SAE International; Gary Vasilash, Gardner Business Media; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #539 – Sandy Munro Drops A Big Surprise!

January 14th, 2021 at 5:30pm

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GUEST:
Sandy Munro, Munro & Associates

PANEL:
Chase Drum,
Freelance; Gary Vasilash, Gardner Business Media; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #538 – Vaporware or Imminent Reality? When Will We Finally See Autonomous Cars?

January 7th, 2021 at 4:28pm

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GUEST:
Jeff Stout, Global Innovation, Yanfeng

TOPICS:
07:02 – Yanfeng & Autonomy

44:35 – Yes, Tesla is a $$$ machine. But does 500K cars make it the real thing?
51:10 – Apple: Project Titan back from the dead?
56:26 – 2020 sales. From worse to just bad.

PANEL:
Pete Bigelow,
Automotive News; Gary Vasilash, Gardner Business Media; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #537 – Rock Stars and Classic Cars: John Oates Is On After Hours

December 17th, 2020 at 4:34pm

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GUEST:
John Oates, Hall & Oates

PANEL:
Jeff Sabatini,
Sports Car Market; Gary Vasilash, AutoBeat; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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