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Bridgestone Growing Sustainable Tires in the Desert – Paris Motor Show 2014

October 2nd, 2014 at 3:25pm

Using the guayule bush the Bridgestone tire company has committed to 100 percent sustainability by 2050. Michael Martini, President, OE Operations for Bridgestone Americas explains how that will happen and how the company will spread its message as a major sponsor of the Olympic games.

The Engineering Secrets of the Mercedes-AMG GT – Paris Motor Show 2014

October 2nd, 2014 at 1:01pm

It’s not another SLS. The Mercedes-AMG GT goes in a new direction as the company aims to take down Porsche’s 911. Jochen Hermann, AMG R&D, explains what makes the car so different including some of the secrets engineers used to reduce the car’s weight.

AAH #259 – The Inside Story on the New Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon

September 26th, 2014 at 5:06pm

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SPECIAL GUESTS:
- Tony DiSalle, VP, GMC Marketing
- Jeff Perkins, Exterior Design Manager, General Motors
- Jeff Luke, Executive Chief Engineer, Full-size & Mid-size Trucks, General Motors
- Anita Burke, Chief Engineer, Mid-size Trucks, General Motors
- Tom Wilkinson, Chevrolet Truck Communications

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Ken Gross, Playboy; Frank Aukofer, Freelance Automotive Columnist.

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AAH #258 – The Secrets of Chevy’s Legendary Small Block V8

September 19th, 2014 at 3:33pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- First impressions: 2015 Ford Mustang.
- Cadillac’s new leader won’t cut prices.
- ZF takes over TRW, becomes world’s 2nd largest supplier.

SPECIAL GUEST: Dave Cole, Autoharvest.org
- The untold story behind GM’s legendary Small Block V8

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Todd Lassa, Automobile; Drew Winter, WardsAuto.

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AAH #257 – Meet the Man Who Made the Hellcat

September 12th, 2014 at 4:38pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- First impressions: Mazda MX-5 Miata and Lexus RC.
- Remembering Jim Harbour.
- Sergio Marchionne fires Ferrari Chief, Luca di Montezemolo.

SPECIAL GUEST: Russ Ruedisueli, VLE & Head of Engineering at SRT.
- What’s the REAL horsepower rating on the Dodge Challenger Hellcat? Where else is this engine going?

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

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AAH #256 – Why Luxury Brands are Murdering Mass-Market Cars

September 5th, 2014 at 4:50pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- How come Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn’s direct reports are leaving left and right?
- Is the “The Hydrogen Transition” on the horizon?
- Are down-market luxury cars stealing sales from mass-market brands?

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Dave Sullivan, AutoPacific and Joe White, The Wall Street Journal.

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AAH #255 – Plug-ins, Spin Loss and Powertrains of the Future

August 29th, 2014 at 4:08pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Was Ross Perot Right? More Move to Mexico
- China & India Go After Western Automakers: Is This the Beginning of the End?

SPECIAL GUEST: Larry Nitz, GM Powertrain Executive Director, Global Transmission & Electrification

All that and much more with Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production, Stephanie Brinley, IHS Automotive and Gary Witzenburg, AutoMedia.com.

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AAH #254 – The ART of Audi

August 22nd, 2014 at 2:24pm

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SPECIAL GUEST: Jamie Dennis, Audi Quality & Technical Service Director
- Audi has new technology that transmits its expert technicians into any service center. How and why are they doing this?

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

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Autoline LIVE from Woodward Ave. 2014

August 16th, 2014 at 1:16am

Get ready for a special webcast from the site of the biggest one-day automotive event in the world! Once again we’ll be back on the curb and ready to ogle the classics cruising up and down Michigan’s most famous avenue, Woodward. This year we’re welcoming a bevy of guests including Tricia Hecker, Director of Mopar Marketing; Jim Hall, automotive analyst; Richard Cox, Director of Dodge and SRT; Richard Rawlings, star of Discovery Channel’s “Fast N’ Loud”; Mark Phelan, critic for the Detroit Free Press; and Steve Pasteiner, classic car expert and former designer.

Ford’s Close Supplier Partnership Nets Unique Product Features – CAR MBS 2014

August 8th, 2014 at 6:19pm

Ford says getting suppliers in on product planning early means critical products like the Mustang and F-150 are reaping big benefits in the form of unique features.