Archive for the ‘Podcast’ Category

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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AAH #267 – Inside the Inner Sanctum of Honda’s Racing Factory

November 21st, 2014 at 6:21pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Ford Explorer gets a bolder look.
- Bigger could be better when it comes to Chrysler 300′s grille.
- Audi Prologue Concept previews the brand’s new form language.
- Mazda gets into Subcompact CUV territory with the CX-3.

PLUS: We’ll be coming to you from Honda Performance Development, which is the automaker’s technical operations center for its motorsports program!

SPECIAL GUESTS: Steve Eriksen, VP & COO, HPD; Marc Sours, Sr. Mgr. Commercial & Product Division, HPD; Jason Castillo, Development Engineer, HPD Dyno.

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Joni Gray, Autobytel; Aaron Gold, About.com.

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AAH #266 – Magna’s CTO Talks Tomorrow’s Tech for Today’s Cars

November 14th, 2014 at 4:17pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Ford’s Farley goes to Europe.
- Hack Attacks! Your car is more vulnerable than you thought.
- Motor Trend chooses the VW Golf family as Car of the Year.

SPECIAL GUEST: Swamy Kotagiri, Chief Technology Officer, Magna
- What are the hottest technologies OEMs are asking for?

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

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AAH #265 – Taking a S.W.O.T. at NASCAR

November 7th, 2014 at 3:21pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- A major melee breaks out at a NASCAR race.
- SWOT Team: an analysis of the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats facing the six biggest car companies.

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Joe White, Wall Street Journal; Scott Burgess, Motor Trend.

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AAH #264 – An Update on Achates’ Revolutionary Engine

October 31st, 2014 at 4:25pm

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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.

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AAH #263 – Pony Up: Mr. Mustang Pays a Visit

October 24th, 2014 at 7:44pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Takata air bag recalls out of control.
- Are plastic windows the next big lightweighting revolution?

SPECIAL GUEST: Dave Pericak, Mustang Chief Engineer
- Will this finally be the ‘Stang that outsells Camaro?

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Henry Payne, The Detroit News; Chris Paukert, Autoblog.

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AAH #262 – Acura’s Game-Changing TLX

October 17th, 2014 at 3:00pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Will cheap gas wreck CAFE?
- Suddenly Tesla’s Elon Musk likes dealers.
- Test drives… FROM HELL!

SPECIAL GUEST: Mat Hargett, Vice President of Acura Development & Chief Engineer, Acura TLX
- Inside the engineering of Acura’s game-changing TLX

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Michelle Krebs, AutoTrader Group.

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AAH #261 – Under the Hood of the 2015 Ford F-150

October 10th, 2014 at 5:53pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Marchionne Retires in 2018. Will FCA merge with another company before then?
- Paris: Was there anything beyond a focus on fuel efficiency on display?
- September trucks sold almost as though gas was averaging $3.30 in the U.S. (it was).

SPECIAL GUEST: Steve Gill, Chief Engineer, Ford Powertrain
- A look at the new aluminum 2015 Ford F-150 and its real highlight, the all-new 2.7L EcoBoost engine.

All that and much more with Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Frank Markus, Motor Trend; Keith Naughton, Bloomberg.

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