AAH #397 – The New Honda Accord: It’s Scary Good

October 27th, 2017 at 10:48am

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SPECIAL GUESTS:
07:34 – Ray Mikiciuk, AVP, Honda Sales, American Honda
23:10 – Don Warnock, Plant Project Leader, 2018 Honda Accord

NEWS:
07:05 – 2018 Honda Accord
38:10 – Dr Data
42:05 – Musical chairs for Ford Management
51:11 – Most popular vehicles by country
52:50 – Delphi goes deeper into autonomy with nuTonomy

PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, AD&P; Sharon Carty, Automotive News

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37 Seconds with the 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport

October 25th, 2017 at 10:00am



Vehicle: 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport
Base Price: $21,650

Commercial Lending For Automotive Retailers – Autoline Spotlight Episode 2

October 24th, 2017 at 2:27pm

Automotive retailers face all kinds of different pressures in running their stores, and this Autoline Spotlight dives into the wholesale financing side of their business. Interest rates are starting to move up, inventory levels are running on the high side, used car sales are softening and delinquencies are on the rise. We discuss how car dealers are reacting to these developments, and what’s the next thing they should be on the lookout for.

PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Tom Bennert, Ally; Sam Slaughter, Sellers Auto Group, Steve Finlay, WardsAuto

AAH #396 – Magna’s Supermarket of Automotive Technology

October 20th, 2017 at 10:40am

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TODAY’S TOPIC: Magna International

NEWS:
01:53 – SPECIAL GUEST: Swamy Kotagiri, CTO, Magna
34:10 – Dr. Data
37:16 – Polestar:
Tesla isn’t the only company that needs to worry about this
49:10 – F Series:
Named Truck of Texas… and 1.3-million are recalled
56:30 – Cruise Automation
makes impressive progress

PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, AD&P; David Welch, Bloomberg

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AAH #395 – Wall Street Loves The OEMs Again

October 13th, 2017 at 10:54am

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NEWS:
03:15 – Auto stocks back in fashion
12:20 – Could FCA sell Jeep?
14:03 – Ford’s Wall Street Presentation
19:58 – Mass recharging in a city… is it possible?
31:12 – Doctor Data
33:05 – Canadian Equinox Plant on Strike
43:05 – Volt sales decline as Bolt EV sales increase
51:50 – GM Buys a LiDAR Company: Why?
57:30 – Who will have the first EV Minivan?

PANEL: Gary Vasilash, AD&P; Keith Naughton, Bloomberg.com; Jeff Gilbert, CBS Radio; Sam Abuelsamid, Navigant Research

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AAH #394 – Mazda’s Xtreme Engine

October 6th, 2017 at 10:00am

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02:00 – TOPIC: Mazda’s SKYACTIV-X
GUEST: Robert Davis, Senior Vice President, Mazda North America

NEWS:
29:36 – Takata
Airbags
37:10 – Doctor Data
40:50 – Ford’s Plan to Get Fit
47:05 – GM Going Electric
52:36 – Dodge Demon
55:55 – Buick Enclave Avenir
1:00:08 – Are EVs realistic?
1:07:06 – Sales: Is it All Harvey & Irma?
1:08:26 – How’s That Model 3, Elon?

PANEL: Gary Vasilash, AD&P; Mike Austin, Hagerty; Todd Lassa, Automobile

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37 Seconds with the 2017 Jaguar F-PACE

October 4th, 2017 at 10:00am



Vehicle: 2017 Jaguar F-PACE
Price (as driven): $55,000