AAH #312 – On Site With Nissan Titan XD

December 3rd, 2015 at 2:38pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION: On site in Arizona at the Nissan Titan XD Media Launch. Get the inside scoop from the experts on:
-the design of the new truck
-the details on the engineering of Titan XD
-the overall program concept
-the marketing/advertising plan for Titan XD

GUESTS: Diane Allen, Senior Manager, Nissan Design America; Rich Miller, Director, Product Planning, Trucks, SUVs, CUVs & Commercial Vehicles, Nissan North America; Brent Hagan, Manager, Product Planning, Nissan North America; Phil O’Connor, Director of Marketing, Trucks & SUVs, Nissan North America.

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production

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AAH #311 – Something for Everyone at the LA Auto Show

November 19th, 2015 at 2:36pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
-The Lincoln MKZ
-Ford’s new Escape
-All-new FIAT 124 Spider
-2017 Buick LaCrosse
-And many, many more reveals from the 2015 LA Auto Show

Guests: Kumar Galhotra, VP, Ford Motor Company & President of Lincoln; Milton Wong, Chief Engineer, Ford Escape; Bob Broderdorf, Director of FIAT Brand North America; Tony DiSalle, VP, Buick/GMC Marketing

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; and Anton Wahlman, SeekingAlpha.com/TheStreet.com

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AAH #310 – Excuse me, But Is that a Panhard in the Studio?

November 13th, 2015 at 1:44pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- VW’s Gift Cards: Will $500 make a difference to US customers?
- LA Auto Show Preview: The hottest cars unveiled in the City of Angels.
- Dieselgate Fallout: Bob Lutz blames Ferdinand Piech

Special Guest: Ken Nelson, Orphan Car Collector with Panhard 24 BT in studio
- Automotive Innovations that have been lost to history

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production

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AAH #309 – Crossover Sale Highs to Luxury Brand Lows

November 6th, 2015 at 12:47pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- VW: EPA discovers more cheating.
- October Sales: Is 18 the lucky number?
- Hyundai: Its long-anticipated luxury line.

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Todd Lassa, Automobile; Bob Gritzinger, Wards.

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AAH #308 – Pratt & Miller’s Amazing Engineering Playhouse

October 30th, 2015 at 12:43pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- NSX: Acura gives the press its first seat time in the long-awaited performance car.
- Tokyo Motor Show: Honda intros new Fuel Cell car, while Nissan and Yamaha are the talk of the show.
- Trump v Ford: CEO Mark Fields “corrects” the GOP presidential frontrunner’s “facts” on Mexico.

SPECIAL GUEST: Lynn Bishop, VP, Engineering Services, Pratt & Miller

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Frank Markus, Motor Trend; Lindsay Brooke, SAE.

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AAH #307 – ROUSH Performance: There’s an App for That

October 23rd, 2015 at 2:56pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- VW: A Brand Sell-off Could Mean a Smaller Company Post-Scandal.
- Consumer Reports: Tesla’s Model S is the Best Car Ever, Not.
- LG Chem: Supplier Ticked Off After GM Reveals the Price of Batteries.

SPECIAL GUESTS: Don Manfredi, VP, Marketing, ROUSH Performance and Justin Schroeder, Chief Engineer, ROUSH Performance

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Dave Sullivan, AutoPacific.

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AAH #306 – Sergio, Elon & The Brady Bunch

October 16th, 2015 at 1:27pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- VW: The Scandal Goes On and On… Like a Diesel
- FCA & UAW: Can Sergio Afford It?
- Tesla’s Autosteer: Like a Bike with Training Wheels?

All that and much more with Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Sharon Carty, Yahoo! Autos; Scott Burgess, Motor Trend; Mike Wayland, The Detroit News.

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AAH #305 – The Tucson Also Rises

October 9th, 2015 at 3:02pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- 2016 Volt: Does/Will Anyone Care?
- Emissions: Paris Goes Semi-Carless
- Porsche, Motor Trend & Google: Whose Data Is It, Anyway?
- ISIS: A Customer Toyota Doesn’t Want

SPECIAL GUEST: Mike O’Brien, VP of Corporate & Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America
- While the Tucson carves its way through the crowded crossover field, Hyundai finishes its first month as a new NFL sponsor.

All that and much more with Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Richard Truett, Automotive News; Henry Payne, The Detroit News.

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AAH #304 – One Badass Tacoma

October 2nd, 2015 at 3:37pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Model X Revealed: Is $142,000 Ludicrous Enough?
- FCA & UAW: Too Hasty at the Bargaining Table?
- September Sales: How were VW and diesels affected?

SPECIAL GUEST: Mike Sweers, Chief Engineer – Trucks, Toyota.
- Learn more about Toyota Tacoma, the newest pickup in the compact truck segment.

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Chris Paukert, CNET.

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AAH #303 – VW’s Emissions Nightmare

September 25th, 2015 at 10:23am

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
Volkswagen:
-What VW did.
-Who knew what and when?
-The casualty list.

SPECIAL GUEST: Brian Bautsch, Lead Safety Engineer, Honda R & D
-How Honda ACEs the safety test.

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Henry Payne, The Detroit News; Csaba Csere, Contributing Editor, Car and Driver

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