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Michigan Creating “Connected Village” to Grow V2V Technology – CAR MBS 2014

August 6th, 2014 at 11:46am

Governor Rick Snyder of the State of Michigan tells John McElroy that he’s working to create a “connected village” which will help to spur the development of vehicle-to-vehicle technology. Could billions of dollars be saved by using current road infrastructure more effectively?

Nissan Boosts Sales with Better Dealer Relations – CAR MBS 2014

August 6th, 2014 at 10:20am

Nissan sales have made a big turnaround. Senior VP of Sales & Marketing and Operations Fred Diaz tells Autoline that it has to do, in part, with better dealer relations. He explains what Nissan did to turn the sagging partnership around.

Efficient Sealing Technology Gets this Vehicle to 448 MPG – CAR MBS 2014

August 5th, 2014 at 5:52pm

Supported by Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, this vehicle achieves 448 MPG due in part to the company’s efficient seals.

Helping Automakers Navigate the ZEV Mandate Maze – CAR MBS 2014

August 5th, 2014 at 4:12pm

Brett Smith from the Center for Automotive Research briefs John McElroy on the discussion coming out of his Advanced Powertrain panel at CAR MBS 2014. As automakers struggle to meet the ZEV requirements CARB says it can be flexible.

Solutions from CARB to Sell More EVs – CAR MBS 2014

August 5th, 2014 at 3:17pm

How will automakers meet the ZEV mandate when hybrids and electrics aren’t selling at forecast levels? Alberto Ayala from the California Air Resources Board says the western states are beating expectations while the northeast lags behind. Learn how CARB is working with the industry to sell more green vehicles.

Hydrogen Fuel: What it Will Cost, Where it Will Come From – CAR MBS 2014

August 5th, 2014 at 1:59pm

FirstElement Fuel is building the retail infrastructure to distribute hydrogen fuel. President and Co-Founder Shane Stephens shares his insight on what the fuel will cost comparable to gasoline and how it will be made.

TI Applies Raceway Knowledge to Mainstream Cars – CAR MBS 2014

August 5th, 2014 at 12:23pm

Bill Kozyra, Chairman & CEO of TI Automotive, explains why the company is partnering with SRT Motorsports to bring its fuel pump technology to the race track and high performance cars such as the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat.

GM Expects Big Diesel Growth in U.S. – CAR MBS 2014

August 5th, 2014 at 11:08am

John McElroy talks to the Vice President of GM Global Powertrain, Steven Kiefer, about the company’s predictions for diesel penetration in U.S. passenger cars and mid-size trucks. Kiefer also comments on the implications of upcoming technology requirements on consumers.

How Automakers are Achieving World Class Manufacturing Capability – CAR MBS 2014

August 4th, 2014 at 6:19pm

Jay Baron, President & CEO of the Center for Automotive Research, recaps Day One of the 2014 Management Briefing Seminars.

AAM Introduces Electric AWD Technology – CAR MBS 2014

August 4th, 2014 at 4:53pm

John McElroy talks to David Dauch, Chairman, President & CEO of American Axle & Manufacturing, about the company’s innovative electric all-wheel drive technology revealed at the 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars.