Dr. Ralf Speth, CEO of Jaguar Land Rover, emphasizes that the Discovery Sport is just the first to debut in a family of future Discovery vehicles. John McElroy asks him what the relatives may look like, we find out more about why JLR calls this a 5+2, and will manufacturing in China mean a JLR volume boom?
It’s no secret that the subcompact CUV is the “in” thing of late. But with the introduction of the HR-V stateside at the LA Auto Show, Honda thinks that by basing the vehicle on its Fit platform it might just have the right recipe to bring in young first-time customers. Here’s a quick look at some of the details of the new model including when to expect it and how much you’ll pay.
With a bold new in-your-face styling theme, the 2016 Ford Explorer looks poised to go up against the likes of GMC. Perhaps that’s why for the first time ever they’re offering a Platinum Series that offers a well-appointed interior to go with the exterior design. Chief Engineer Arie Groeneveld discusses all that and more with John McElroy at the 2014 LA Auto Show.
See why the President and CEO of the Chrysler Brand says the 2015 300 finally does justice to the “Baby Bentley” concept showcased years ago. The refreshed sedan has an updated design, brand new 8-speed transmission and a laundry list of safety systems. John McElroy asks him when the new car will be in showrooms, and it’s sooner than you may think.
Audi of America President Scott Keogh presents the company’s Prologue concept, which showcases the “100%” new form language that will adorn the next generation of vehicles. The concept’s interior is especially stunning with new design-friendly interfaces such as a dashboard interface for the passenger, a flexible LED screen and a 3D virtual cockpit.
With the 2016 CX-3 Mazda takes its first foray into the burgeoning subcompact crossover segment. Design Director Derek Jenkins walks us through the styling of the curvy B-class vehicle and explains how Mazda worked to combine two segments in one.
BMW used Los Angeles as the setting for its global reveal of two high-powered, high-sitting M vehicles. Ludwig Willisch, President & CEO of BMW North America, has personally taken the X5 M and X6 M around the race track, and he explains to John McElroy what unique technologies make these heavy utility vehicles such top performers around the oval.
UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- What to expect from Chevy’s Next-Gen Volt.
- Tales from Racing Legend Dan Gurney.
- Gary drives VW’s e-Golf in Deutschland.
- One truck brand’s promo goes viral — in a very bad way.
SPECIAL GUEST: David Johnson, Achates Power
All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Lindsay Brooke, SAE.