ATW #2516 – Manufacturing Cars With Biomaterials

June 22nd, 2021 at 9:47am

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Internet Premiere: 06/22 @ 10:00am ET
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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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Manufacturing Needs To Be Simpler, Smarter And More Collaborative – Autoline Exclusives

June 21st, 2021 at 12:07pm



Fives is an industrial engineering and equipment group
that serves many industries, including automotive. Marco Andriano, President and CEO of Fives Cinetic in North America, says artificial intelligence is going to help make manufacturing smarter. He believes manufacturing needs to be more collaboration between machines and workers, and that these machines need to be simpler to operate. Put it all together and these are the building blocks that are needed to reach his vision for the factory of the future.

ATW #2515 – The US Trails China In Mining Metals for EVs

June 18th, 2021 at 10:00am

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Internet Premiere: 06/18 @ 10:00am ET
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PANEL:
Gerard Barron, The Metals Company
Ihor Kunasz, Lithium Consultant
Jack Lifton, Jack Lifton LLC
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

China cornered the global market for the critical metals and minerals needed to make EV motors and batteries. Now the Biden Administration wants to develop a US supply chain. Is that even possible? And if so, how long will it take? Three experts in mining and processing talk about the challenges that lie ahead.

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AAH #561 – Talking Alfa Romeo, Carlos Tavares and Car Sharing With Larry Dominique

June 18th, 2021 at 9:29am

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GUEST:
Larry Dominique, Alfa Romeo
PANEL:
Joe White, Reuters
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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Goodbye Short Circuits, actnano Can Waterproof All Your Electronics – Autoline Exclusives

June 17th, 2021 at 12:40pm

No one would dream of dumping a motherboard in a bucket of water. Except actnano. It’s developed a nano-based waterproofing compound that can seal all electric and electronic components. And that could save automakers a fortune in warranty costs.

Mitsubishi Electric Comes Up With New Ways To Use Screens In Cars – Autoline Exclusives

June 15th, 2021 at 4:00pm

Tesla was the first to put a giant computer screen in the middle of the dashboard. Now everyone else is jumping on the bandwagon. But Mitsubishi Electric has a different idea. Instead of one giant screen, it’s using multiple screens and placing them within easy reach of passengers as well as the driver. Moreover, it’s linking the screens so they can act in unison. Mark Rakoski, a vice president with Mitsubishi Electric, explains what the different screens can do and the benefits they can offer in the future.

ATW #2514 – Can The Grid Handle All These EVs?

June 11th, 2021 at 10:24am

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Internet Premiere: 06/11 @ 10:00am ET
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PANEL:
Ben Burns, DTE Energy
Matteo Muratori, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Over the next three years there will be a flood of electric vehicles hitting the market. Can the electrical grid handle the load? How about on hot summer nights when people are running their air conditioning? And will transformers at the neighborhood level be able to take it?

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AAH #560 – Traditional Suppliers That Are Making The Leap To An Electric World

June 11th, 2021 at 9:20am

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GUESTS:
Phil Eyler, President & CEO, Gentherm
Martin Fischer, Board Member, ZF

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Gary Vasilash,
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John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #559 – What Will Win Out: Traditional Franchised Dealers, or Direct-to-Consumer Sales?

June 3rd, 2021 at 4:45pm

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GUEST: Dave Zuchowski, Unite Digital

TOPICS:
03:09 – Traditional Franchised Dealers, or Direct-to-Consumer Sales?
45:50 – Will hydrogen matter or be a local solution?
55:15 – Why do people like Hyundai and Kia so much?
57:35 – Is the auto industry sufficiently knowledgeable when it comes to tech?

PANEL:
Steve Finlay,
Auto Writer; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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