Archive for the ‘Podcast’ Category

Audi’s Three-fer in LA – LA Auto Show 2016

November 16th, 2016 at 3:32pm

Audi unveils the S5 coupe, S5 Sportback, and Q5 crossover. It’s the first wave of an all-out product assault for 2017. Audi needs these new vehicles tot keep customers coming into its showrooms as it fights off a flurry of negative headlines over its diesel and gasoline emissions cheating.

VW Atlas: A Make Or Break SUV For VW – LA Auto Show 2016

November 16th, 2016 at 2:44pm

The gaping hole in Volkswagen’s line up has always been the lack of a 3-row SUV in the U.S. market. The all-new Atlas is all about plugging that gap. Designed specifically for American car buyers, the Atlas will play a critical role in determining whether or not VW can claw its way back after its diesel disaster.

Michigan Fights For The Autonomous High Ground – LA Auto Show 2016

November 16th, 2016 at 12:53pm

The dawn of the autonomous age could transform the automotive industry, and the state of Michigan wants to be at the forefront of this development. It’s building the test tracks and infrastructure to ensure that companies in Michigan are leaders in developing autonomous cars. Kevin Kerrigan is with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and he details the steps the state is taking.

Better Late Than Never – LA Auto Show 2016

November 16th, 2016 at 12:33pm

The B-Segment for CUVs is the hottest in the US market. But Ford has a gaping hole in it’s line-up because it doesn’t have one…until now, that is. Cristina Aquino from Ford gives a quick snapshot of what the new EcoSport is all about.

AAH #355 – Buckle Up: President Trump Is About To Take The Auto Industry On A Wild Ride

November 11th, 2016 at 11:29am

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NEWS TOPICS:
01:26Election 2016: CAFE, trade deals, consumer confidence?
31:22 – Thoughts on Ford EcoSport, Bronco
37:46Phone call: Chinese trade restrictions to change?
49:30Phone call: Trump’s effect on Supreme Court
50:42Auto show relevancy

PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Mike Wayland, The Detroit News; Todd Lassa, Automobile; and Chris Paukert, Roadshow by CNET

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AAH #354 – LOL: Lutz Out Loud

November 4th, 2016 at 11:25am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Bob Lutz, Chairman, VLF Automotive; CEO, Lutz Communications

PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, AD&P; Frank Markus, Motor Trend

NEWS TOPICS:
01:30VLF Destino
37:37Doctor Data
39:55 – Lutz’s autonomous predictions
48:20Phone call: Lutz for President 2016!
52:15 – What does Uber do to car ownership?
54:31 – Lutz on Tesla & AutoPilot
57:12 – Opinions on the Chevy Bolt and EVs
1:03:21Viewer questions answered

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AAH #353 – GMC Acadia: The Goldilocks of SUVs

October 28th, 2016 at 12:04pm

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SPECIAL GUEST: Paul Spadafora, Chief Engineer, GMC Acadia

PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, AD&P; Joann Muller, Forbes.com

NEWS TOPICS:
01:13 – Rightsizing the 2017 GMC Acadia
29:50Doctor Data
39:10 – Maybe VW should leave the U.S. and concentrate on China?
44:37Tesla earns some money (finally)
51:00Consumer Reports Findings
54:31 – Pickups fall short in IIHS headlight testing

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AAH #352 – Tenneco, Tesla, & Technology

October 21st, 2016 at 10:41am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Tim Jackson, EVP of Technology, Tenneco

PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, AD&P; Joni Gray, Autobytel

NEWS TOPICS:
01:36 – Latest technology from Tenneco
31:58Tesla cars will be fully autonomous?
39:40Apple bailing out of car program
46:13Doctor Data
49:00Geely launching a new brand
53:08 – How successful are startup brands?

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AAH #350 – Hybrids Mild & Prius Prime

October 7th, 2016 at 11:22am

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NEWS TOPICS:
01:3248 volt, mild hybrid
25:05 – Phone call: racing
26:39 – Phone call: Elio
28:07Paris Show: sans importance?
34:32Doctor Data
37:06UX: Going beyond the “Glass Slab.”
44:24Prius Prime: Bad Time for Prime?
44:46 – Prius Prime walk-around
52:20September Sales: How soon before everyone drives a truck?
1:00:25 – Phone call: Ram vs. Silverado
1:07:30BONUS FOOTAGE: Post-show

I.C.E. mpgs keep improving; EV batteries are lasting longer; And even fuel cells are still in the mix. If all this is true, then why are companies like Delphi banking on something called a 48-volt, mild hybrid as the next big thing to power your car? Well one reason could be because experts see sales of over 12-million of these mild hybrids in consumer cars by 2025.  But why guess at all this when we can hear it straight from a modern day Oracle of Delphi in the AFTER HOURS studio.

SPECIAL GUEST: Mary Gustanski, Vice President, Engineering, Delphi

PANEL:  Gary Vasilash, AD&P; Christie Schweinsberg, WardsAuto.com; Joe Szczesny, The Oakland Press

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AAH #349 – Driving With Payne

September 29th, 2016 at 2:30pm

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 TOPICS:
01:20Lola 90 Racer
23:55Ford Performance Sales
29:38Doctor Data
32:05 – Do Diesels have a passenger car future?
44:36Jeep unveils Compass….in Brazil?

SPECIAL GUEST: Henry Payne, The Detroit News
Vehicle in Studio: 1988 Lola 90 Racer

PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production

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