ATW #2520 – Magna Sees EVs Leading To Great Growth

August 30th, 2021 at 12:52pm

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Internet Premiere: 08/30 @ 1:00pm ET
Detroit Public TV: 09/12 @ 10:30am ET

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Swamy Kotagiri Magna
Tom Murphy, WardsAuto
Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Magna makes all the major components that go into cars. It even assembles cars for various automakers, something that no other Tier 1 supplier can do. The company is one of the largest automotive suppliers in the world, it’s growing rapidly, and CEO Swamy Kotagiri lays out how his vision of how it can grow even more.

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AAH #568 – Battery Fires Could Kill The EV Revolution

August 26th, 2021 at 5:18pm

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GUEST:
Jason Lisseman, Joyson Safety Systems

TOPICS:
05:33 – Joyson
Safety Systems
40:08 – What Effect Will the Bolt Battery Debacle Have on Future EV Sales?
54:38 – Ford F-150 Lightning
57:43 - Genesis GV60
1:02:56 – Electric Charging Capability
1:05:04 – Hydrogen Fuel Cells
1:11:50 – Best Selling Cars Trivia

PANEL: Bengt Halvorson, Green Car Reports; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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ATW #2519 – Unsung Heroes Get Inducted In The Automotive Hall Of Fame

August 24th, 2021 at 6:07pm

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Internet Premiere: 08/24 @ 6:00pm ET
Detroit Public TV: 09/05 @ 10:30am ET

PANEL:
Ramzi Hermiz, Automotive Hall Of Fame
Sarah Cook, Automotive Hall Of Fame
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

The Automotive Hall of Fame has already Inducted some of the most famous names in the history of the industry. Now it’s reaching out to induct minorities who may not be well known but who achieved impressive accomplishments for their day.

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AAH #567 – Transforming The Motor City Into The Arsenal of Mobility

August 19th, 2021 at 5:54pm

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GUEST:
Trevor Pawl, Chief Mobility Officer, State of Michigan

TOPICS:
04:30 – Can the Motor City transform itself into the Mobility City?
32:47 – EV Charging
in cold weather?
35:31 –
Is Tesla (Finally) in Real Trouble with the Feds?
47:16Connected Vehicles
and Personal Information
52:15 - Nissan has a New Z. Toyota a New GR86.
Niche or Notable?
56:48 -
Will Record Prices Today Mean Fewer Sales in the Future?

PANEL: Stephanie Brinley, IHS Markit; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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ATW #2518 – Nissan’s Z Embraces Modern Technology With A Retro Design

August 19th, 2021 at 8:33am

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Internet Premiere: 08/19 @ 08:00am ET
Detroit Public TV: 08/29 @ 10:30am ET

PANEL:
Alfonso Albaisa, Nissan
Paul Eisenstein, TheDetroitBureau.com
Gary Vasilash, on Automotive
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Alfonso Albaisa is the Senior VP of Design at Nissan. He talks about how he had his team design the new Nissan Z sports car, incorporating new technology yet retaining the classic lines of its predecessors.

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AAH #566 – Building EV Chargers Without Ever Touching The Grid

August 13th, 2021 at 8:07am

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GUEST:
Jim Bardia, Change Wind Corporation

TOPICS:
4:44
- EV charging with Solar and Wind Towers
30:11 - History of Tesla – Tim Higgins Book
37:02- Herbert Diess Tweet
39:08 - IHS sees 32.3% BEVs by 2030: inevitable or unlikely?
42:30 - U.S. Senate – EV Rebates
45:11 - Kia@Home: are buying expectations irrevocably changed?
51:33 - Is Geely becoming the most-interesting car company?
54:52 - Magna expanding
58:32 - Chip Shortage and Pandemic

PANEL: Chris Paukert, Roadshow by CNET; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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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

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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.