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AAH #286 – Autonomous Technology Takes a Great Leap Forward

May 8th, 2015 at 11:11am

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Remembering the late, great automotive legend Denise McCluggage
- Autonomy leaps forward as Freightliner‘s Inspiration Truck hits the road
- April Sales: The Golden Age of the Muscle Car?

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Todd Lassa, Automobile; Stephanie Brinley, IHS Automotive.

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AAH #285 – FCA’s Santa Klaus Shares Some of his Easter Eggs

May 1st, 2015 at 2:51pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Will VW’s Ferdinand Piech be missed?
- Cadillac is “V-serious” about performance. The right strategy?
- Who will Sergio Marchionne ask to dance with FCA?

SPECIAL GUEST: Klaus Busse, VP of Interior Design, FCA US LLC
- Inside the coming trends of car interiors and the secrets of award-winning design

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

 

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AAH # 284 – Tearing Down the Model T of Our Time

April 24th, 2015 at 4:07pm

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SPECIAL GUEST: Sandy Munro, Munro & Associates
- A teardown analysis of the BMW i3 so complete that the company thought the secrets were leaked!

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

 

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AAH #283 – No Love Lost Between Me & My EV

April 17th, 2015 at 3:04pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- The CT6 is NOT the vehicle Cadillac needs
- Will Fiat Chrysler find a third partner or a buyer?
- Volt production pauses and the price of the Spark EV drops
- Furious 7 is the highest-grossing film in that franchise

All that and much more with Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Aaron Gold, About.com; Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press; Chris Paukert, Automotive Freelancer.

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AAH #282 – Rini, Steve & the Safety Strut

April 10th, 2015 at 3:05pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- NY Auto Show one week later: Who were YOUR winners and losers?
- Tesla Q1 Sales: How does a company get so much attention with zero advertising?
- And the 2015 World Car of the Year is… definitely not American.
- Who’s insulting Mary Barra with this poster?

SPECIAL GUEST: Rini Sherony, Sr. Principal Engineer, Toyota
- Inside Toyota pedestrian safety with its walking dummies, “Steve” and “Steve Jr.”

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

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AAH #281 – Maximum Luxury at the Big Apple Auto Show

April 3rd, 2015 at 12:06am

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UP FOR DISCUSSION: New York Auto Show Wrap-up
- Cadillac CT6: How does the much-awaited flagship stack up?
- Scion iA & iM: Is this the product the brand so dearly needs?
- Lexus RX: How will drivers take to the new styling of the CUV that started it all?

SPECIAL GUEST: Pierre Loing, Vice President, Product Planning, Nissan North America
- Inside the all-new Maxima and look behind the curtain of Nissan’s product strategy

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Michelle Krebs, AutoTrader; Jamie Lincoln Kitman, Automobile; Joe Phillippi, AutoTrends Consulting.

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AAH #280 – 2nd Gen Volt, 1st Rate Car

March 27th, 2015 at 2:25pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Reviewing the Cars.com’s top ten most annoying features in cars. What are your picks?
- Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson gets the boot. Where will he land?

SPECIAL GUEST: Andrew Farrah, Chief Engineer, Chevrolet Volt

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Frank Markus, Motor Trend.

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AAH #279 – Ford Sharpens its Edge

March 20th, 2015 at 2:52pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- What’s all this talk from FCA’s Sergio Marchionne about a merger?
- Russia is in a sales tailspin. Will anyone notice outside the luxury brands?
- Up close with Jeep‘s new Moab concepts

SPECIAL GUEST: Scott Smith, Program Manager, Ford Edge

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Aaron Bragman, Cars.com.

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AAH #278 – From Z06 to Zee-Oh… What?

March 13th, 2015 at 5:13pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Could nanoFlowcell technology be the future of propulsion?
- Harman’s Sound Zone speakers may change how you experience infotainment

SPECIAL GUEST: Tadge Juechter, Chief Engineer, Chevrolet Corvette
- Is he already working on the next-gen Vette? Is it rear mid-engine?

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

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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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