AAH #228 – Time Fencing, Crowdsourcing and the Future of Ford

February 7th, 2014 at 4:17pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Will EVs ever catch on in big numbers?
- What are Ford’s plans for autonomous vehicles?
- 60 years from now, will Ford still be a car company?

SPECIAL GUEST: Nancy Gioia, Director, Electrical, Connectivity and User Interface – Strategy and Planning, Ford

All that and more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Alisa Priddle, Freep.com; and Lindsay Brooke, SAE

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Seat Time: 2014 Chevrolet SS

February 6th, 2014 at 2:21pm

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Seat Time is a chance for us to share our impressions of vehicles being tested in the Autoline Garage and at media previews from around the globe.

Manufacturer: General Motors, Holden
Make:
Chevrolet
Model: SS
Model Range: 4-door sedan
Competitors: Ford Taurus SHO, Chrysler 300 SRT
Trim Levels: SS, with limited options
Price Range: $44,770-$47,170
Made in: Elizabeth, South Australia
Drivetrain: RWD; 6.2 l V8, 415 hp/425 lb-ft; 6-spd automatic
EPA Ratings: 14 city/21 hwy/17 combined. Our test drive: 17.5 mpg

Read on for John McElroy‘s final impressions of this vehicle

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AAH #227 – Watch Out! Bob Lutz is Now a Watchmaker

February 1st, 2014 at 9:22pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Bob Lutz on his latest ventures.
- Bob Lutz’s thoughts on Ford’s aluminum F-150.

SPECIAL GUEST: Bob Lutz, CEO of Lutz Communications, Chairman of VL Automotive, formerly Vice Chairman of GM

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

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