Archive for the ‘Autoline After Hours’ Category

AAH #281 – Maximum Luxury at the Big Apple Auto Show

April 3rd, 2015 at 12:06am

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UP FOR DISCUSSION: New York Auto Show Wrap-up
- Cadillac CT6: How does the much-awaited flagship stack up?
- Scion iA & iM: Is this the product the brand so dearly needs?
- Lexus RX: How will drivers take to the new styling of the CUV that started it all?

SPECIAL GUEST: Pierre Loing, Vice President, Product Planning, Nissan North America
- Inside the all-new Maxima and look behind the curtain of Nissan’s product strategy

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Michelle Krebs, AutoTrader; Jamie Lincoln Kitman, Automobile; Joe Phillippi, AutoTrends Consulting.

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AAH #280 – 2nd Gen Volt, 1st Rate Car

March 27th, 2015 at 2:25pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Reviewing the Cars.com’s top ten most annoying features in cars. What are your picks?
- Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson gets the boot. Where will he land?

SPECIAL GUEST: Andrew Farrah, Chief Engineer, Chevrolet Volt

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

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AAH #279 – Ford Sharpens its Edge

March 20th, 2015 at 2:52pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- What’s all this talk from FCA’s Sergio Marchionne about a merger?
- Russia is in a sales tailspin. Will anyone notice outside the luxury brands?
- Up close with Jeep‘s new Moab concepts

SPECIAL GUEST: Scott Smith, Program Manager, Ford Edge

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

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AAH #278 – From Z06 to Zee-Oh… What?

March 13th, 2015 at 5:13pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Could nanoFlowcell technology be the future of propulsion?
- Harman’s Sound Zone speakers may change how you experience infotainment

SPECIAL GUEST: Tadge Juechter, Chief Engineer, Chevrolet Corvette
- Is he already working on the next-gen Vette? Is it rear mid-engine?

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

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AAH #277 – Small Jeep, Global Footprint

March 6th, 2015 at 2:29pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Sorting through February sales
- Will Nissan be able to make a run at FCA when it has a full-size pickup?
- It’s supercar mania at the Geneva Motor Show
- Toyota’s North American executive shuffle

SPECIAL GUEST: Art Anderson, Chief Engineer, Jeep Renegade

All that and much more with Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Joe Szczesny, Oakland Press; Brent Snavely, Detroit Free Press.

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AAH #276 – Ford Performance Pushes the R&D Envelope

February 27th, 2015 at 9:43am

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Why are impressions of the Honda HR-V embargoed for TWO months?
- J.D. Power‘s and Consumer Reports‘ “Best” Cars are totally different. What gives?

SPECIAL GUESTS: Jamie Allison, Ford Racing and Dave Pericak, Director, Ford Performance
- What’s behind Ford’s big push into racing and performance?

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

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AAH #275 – At Volkswagen Schmidt Happens

February 20th, 2015 at 3:38pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- What is Apple up to?
- NASCAR becomes the WWE of motor racing.
- Can station wagons make a comeback?

SPECIAL GUEST: Oliver Schmidt, VW
- Where do automakers need to place their powertrain bets?

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

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AAH #274 – Nissan Murano Rolls the Design Dice

February 13th, 2015 at 3:29pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- We nominate ourselves to the GM Board
- Life Beyond Fuel Cells

SPECIAL GUEST: Chris Reed, Overseas Chief Vehicle Engineer, Nissan Murano
- Murano gets a sexy makeover inside and out

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

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AAH #273 – Cadillac Performance: Where V is for Velocity

February 6th, 2015 at 4:06pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Truck sales are booming, but what is a “truck”?
- Super Bowl Spots: the Best and Worst of automotive advertising

SPECIAL GUEST: Tony Roma, Chief Engineer, Cadillac CTS & V Series
- How did Cadillac get the CTS-V to hit 200 MPH?

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

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AAH #272 – Jeeps, GTs & Volkswagens

January 30th, 2015 at 6:18pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Can an Italian-built Jeep make it in America?
- Detroit Auto Show 2015: what we saw, what we liked, what we didn’t see, and what we didn’t care about
- Volkswagen is dominating everywhere in the world, it seems, except the U.S.

All that and much more with Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Dave Sullivan, AutoPacific; Jeff Sabatini, Car and Driver.

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