ATW #2432 – Are Automakers Improving Safety Fast Enough?

November 20th, 2020 at 11:09am

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Internet Premiere: Friday, 11/20 @ 10:30am ET
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David Harkey, IIHS
Paul Eisenstein, The Detroit Bureau
Chester Dawson, Bloomberg
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Today’s cars are the safest they’ve ever been, but they could be even safer. Part of the problem is the cost of new safety technology, part of it is because new regulations take too long to put in place. David Harkey, the president of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, talks about ways to cut the cost of safety technology and how to get it to the market faster.

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ATW #2431 – Toyota Tackles The Pandemic & Emerges Stronger Than Ever

November 17th, 2020 at 10:30am

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Internet Premiere: Tuesday, 11/17 @ 10:30am ET
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Jack Hollis, Toyota
Omari Gardner, Automotive News
Brian Armstead, Autosense/Roadgear
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Toyota used the COVID-19 pandemic to learn what it was not doing well, what it is doing well and how it can do better coming out of this. Jack Hollis, Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations at Toyota, takes us through the company’s strategy.

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ATW #2430 – Electric Pickups Face An Uphill Battle

November 10th, 2020 at 10:24am

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Internet Premiere: Tuesday, 11/10 @ 10:30am ET
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Warren Browne, WP Browne Consulting
Bob Gritzinger, Wards Intelligence
Lindsay Brooke, SAE International
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Electric pickups are getting big headlines and a lot of media coverage. In just a couple of years there will be at last 9 of them hitting the market. But these pickups are priced and configured in a way that will only appeal to a small segment of truck buyers. Industry veteran Warren Browne explains that these EVs are going to face.

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