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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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AAH #271 – We Built This (ProMaster) City

January 9th, 2015 at 4:39pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- CES vs. NAIAS: Which is more important to the auto industry?
- Mercedes moving to Altanta, PSA out of Paris.
- Cadillac cuts CTS price: Enough for the suffering brand?

SPECIAL GUEST: Bob Hegbloom, Head of RAM Brand
- RAM says it’s the fastest growing truck brand in America. What will they do to keep that lead?
- PLUS: the RAM ProMaster City is in the studio, and we’ll learn a lot more about the cargo hauler.

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

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AAH #270 – Who’s Been Naughty & Who’s Been Nice?

December 19th, 2014 at 5:23pm

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Who was naughty and who was nice in 2014? It’s time for our fourth-annual Presents and Coal awards. Find out who we liked and who gets lumped.

John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Aaron Bragman, Cars.com; Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press.

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AAH #269 – Fiat 500X Marks the Spot

December 12th, 2014 at 8:04am

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Uber: Is It Over?
- NACTOY: Did the Journalistic Crowdsourcing Lead to the Right Finalists?
- NAIAS Mystery: Alfa Romeo Is Having a Press Conference. Even Guangzhou. Where’s Tesla?

SPECIAL GUEST: Matt Davis, Head of Product Marketing, Fiat North America
- Learn all about the Fiat 500X (also in studio) and ask any questions you have about that vehicle or Fiat’s plan for North America

All that and much more with Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Stephanie Brinley, IHS; Chris Paukert, AOL.

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AAH #268 – Talking Design with the Motor City Master

December 5th, 2014 at 4:53pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Chevy Colorado is Motor Trend’s Truck of the Year… Trouble in FordLand.
- Are Diesels Doomed in France?

SPECIAL GUEST: Camilo Pardo, Designer
- What does the designer of the legendary Ford GT have to say about a successor rumored for the 2015 Detroit auto show?

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Lauren Fix, The Car Coach.

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