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LIVE: Preparing The Public For The EV Revolution – Autoline@CAR MBS 2021

August 5th, 2021 at 3:45pm

Governments around the world are setting mandates for electric vehicles. The auto industry is investing massive amounts of capital to comply. But will the public buy enough EVs quickly enough to provide a return on this investment? Consumers need to trust EV technology, have a wide selection of models to choose from, and rely on a robust charging infrastructure. How can the auto industry accelerate the adoption rate? Or can it?

Panel:
Denise Gray | President, LG Energy Solution Michigan Inc. Tech Center
Timothy Grewe | Director, Global Battery Cell & Electrification Strategy, General Motors
Mark Hanchett | CEO, Atlis Motor Vehicles

Host:
John McElroy | Autoline

 

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Harbour Results Helps Guide the Manufacturing Industry – CAR MBS 2021

August 4th, 2021 at 4:50pm

There’s a lot of issues facing the manufacturing industry right now. Like, how to manufacture EVs and what’s the right build strategy?; the need to prepare for supply chain problems; and a lack of labor. These are all things covered in our interview with Laurie Harbour, President & CEO, Harbour Results, a company that has been a trusted advisor to the manufacturing industry for many years.

Zapp Scooter Wants to Crack the Urban Mobility Code – CAR MBS 2021

August 4th, 2021 at 4:01pm

Zapp Scooter is a UK-based startup that saw the need for a premium, electric step-through scooter that’s safe enough to tool around town, but can also provide superbike-like performance when it’s needed. Watch our interview with Tony Posawatz, a Board Advisor, to learn more about the company and its first scooter, the i300.

Rotating Screen Highlights Mitsubishi Electric’s Digital Cockpit – CAR MBS 2021

August 4th, 2021 at 3:31pm

Mitsubishi Electric is a leader in automotive technology. Mark Rakoski, VP of Advanced Engineering at Mitsubishi Electric, tells us about the company’s Project Firebird, a digital cockpit concept that can power a lot of tomorrow’s advanced technology. It even includes a center screen that rotates to the driver’s preference or depending on the app that’s selected.

AAH #565 – Stretching More Life Out Of The ICE

July 29th, 2021 at 5:37pm

 

Listen to “AAH #565 – Stretching More Life Out Of The ICE” on Spreaker.


GUEST:

Sujit Jain, Bosch

TOPICS:
03:47 - Bosch Powertrain
36:42 - Trevor Milton Charged
45:25 - Tesla Earnings
51:44 - Tesla SuperCharger Network available to other EVs
57:09 - Is Magna becoming more powerful than an OEM?
1:04:38 - Chip Shortage/Used Car Market
1:07:23 - Ford’s build to order strategy

PANEL:
Kelsey Mays, Cars.com; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #564 – Li-Cycle’s Fast/Cheap/Clean Way to Recycle EV Batteries

July 22nd, 2021 at 8:51pm

 

Listen to “AAH #564 – LiCycle’s Fast/Cheap/Clean Way to Recycle EV Batteries” on Spreaker.

GUEST:
Ajay Kochhar, Li-Cycle
TOPICS:
06:14 - Recycling EV batteries
39:15 – Internet consequences and Autonomous Vehicles
39:58 - Will Lucid’s SPAC Make It Fully Legit or Just Valuable?
43:13 – Fisker experience
52:24 – Rivian Delays: Chips, or Is Making Trucks Hard?
59:00 – Mercedes All Electric by 2030

PANEL:
Joann Muller, Axios, Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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ATW #2517 – Gad Zoox! AV Startup Re-Writes The Book On Safety

July 19th, 2021 at 2:25pm

Audio-only version:
Listen to “Autoline This Week #2517 – Gad Zoox! AV Startup Re-Writes The Book On Safety” on Spreaker.

Internet Premiere: 07/19 @ 12:00pm ET
Detroit Public TV: 08/01 @ 10:30am ET

PANEL:
Mark Rosekind, Zoox
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Mark Rosekind is a former NHTSA administrator. Now he’s with autonomous vehicle startup Zoox, which was recently bought by Amazon. Zoox has a clever design for a vehicle that is going to be safer than anything that’s ever been on the road.

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AAH #563 – GM Hydrotec Gets Ready For The Hydrogen Revolution

July 15th, 2021 at 4:34pm

Listen to “AAH #563 – GM Hydrotec Gets Ready For The Hydrogen Revolution” on Spreaker.

GUEST:

Charlie Freese, Executive Director, Hydrotec at General Motors

TOPICS:
01:12 – Ford Bronco
01:35 – Day in History
04:18 – GM Hydrotec

42:23 – Ford Dropping Diesel F-150
44:50 – Eliminating ICE
49:22 – VW: When Herbert Diess Retires in 2025 Will He Leave a Stronger OEM?
55:42 – Stellantis: Putting EV Plans into the Electric Analog of “Overdrive”
57:10 – Tesla Repair
1:03:15 – Chicago Show: The Cars Are No Longer the Stars

PANEL:
Lindsay Brooke, SAE International; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #562 – Ford Maverick Pickup Could Become A Cult Classic

July 2nd, 2021 at 9:44am

Listen to “AAH #562 – Ford Maverick Pickup Could Become A Cult Classic” on Spreaker.

GUESTS:
Chris Mazur, Chief Program Engineer, Ford Maverick
Trevor Scott, Marketing Manager, Ford Maverick and Ford Ranger

PANEL:
Mike Martinez,
Automotive News
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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ATW #2516 – Manufacturing Cars With Biomaterials

June 22nd, 2021 at 9:47am

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Internet Premiere: 06/22 @ 10:00am ET
Detroit Public TV: 07/04 @ 10:30am ET

PANEL:
Mohini Sain, University of Toronto
Hamdy Khalil, Woodbridge Foam
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

The auto industry is working hard to reduce its carbon footprint. And while everyone is aware of the big push to electric cars, there are other efforts underway. One of those includes making automotive components from biomaterials. These are materials made from plants and vegetation, not from petroleum. And they’ve reached a level of sophistication and development where they are lighter, cheaper and offer better performance.

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