AAH #585 – How GM Developed The Electric Chevrolet Silverado In Record Time

January 21st, 2022 at 9:25am

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GUEST:
Nichole Kraatz, 2024 Silverado EV Chief Engineer

TOPICS:
01:03 Day in History
04:18 Silverado EV
49:42 Ghosn Says Companies Must be 100% Electric or Nothing
56:43 If Gas Goes to $4.00 per Gallon, Will It Matter?

PANEL: Joann Muller, Axios; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #584 – Car Dealers And Their Fight Against EV Startups

January 14th, 2022 at 7:45am

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TOPICS:
01:03  Day in History
03:45  Dealers
46:25  Tesla ups FSD price—and still has no actual FSD
50:15  ATPs down–$70!
57:20  Seen at CES
1:02:32  NACTOY winners

PANEL: Tim Jackson, Colorado Automobile Dealers Association; Alexa St. John, Insider; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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Element Tests & Certifies Everything from Batteries to AVs – CES 2022

January 7th, 2022 at 2:55pm

Element Materials Technology is a company that can test and certify practically any system or component. Its main focus is on highly regulated markets where there’s not a lot of room for error. So, for the auto industry it’s testing batteries, AV systems and connected devices for operation and hackability. We were once told, ‘if you can’t test it, you can’t improve it’ and that’s kind of what Element is all about.

ATW #2601 – Myths, Urban Legends & Misinformation About Public EV Charging

January 6th, 2022 at 8:37pm

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Internet Premiere: 01/06 @ 8:30pm ET
Detroit Public TV: 01/10 @ 10:30am ET

PANEL:
Mark LaNeve, Charge Enterprises
Sarah Nielsen, Consumers Energy
John McElroy, Autoline.tv

The public is hyper aware that a wave of electric cars is about to hit the market. But the public doesn’t know a lot about the public EV charging infrastructure. And in many cases what it knows is flat out wrong. Mark LaNeve, the president of Charge Enterprises, and Sarah Nielsen, the executive director of Transportation, Renewables and Storage from Consumers Energy, set the record straight.

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Continental Improving Safety Through Technology – CES 2022

January 6th, 2022 at 5:05pm

Continental is taking V2X technology to a new level, where cars are not just communicating with other vehicles and infrastructure. It’s stitching that information together to provide vehicles with a much broader understanding of what’s going on in their environment. Tamara Snow, the head of Research and Advanced Engineering at Continental explains how V2X Collective Perception works. She also talks about three other technologies with intriguing names: the Transparent Vehicle, Switchable Privacy Display, and ShyTech Display.

Toyota’s Solid State Battery Only 2-3 Years Away, Debuts in Hybrids – CES 2022

January 6th, 2022 at 4:24pm

Toyota is well along in developing its solid state batteries for electric cars, says Gill Pratt, Toyota’s Chief Scientist and head of the Toyota Research Institute. But those batteries will debut in hybrids because the duty cycle is much more challenging than in BEVs. He also provides an update on Toyota’s autonomous technology, including what it calls Guardian and Chauffeur.

Gentex’s Mirrors Can Monitor The Driver & The Whole Cabin – CES 2022

January 6th, 2022 at 4:00pm

Who knew you could do so much with mirror technology in cars? Gentex continues to come up with creative solutions, such as allowing drivers to take a selfie, take a picture of where they’re driving, and automatically post it to social media with out distracting the driver. Steve Downing, the CEO of Gentex, takes us on a tour of their CES booth, including advanced driver monitoring technology and an intriguing electrochromic sun visor.

Chrysler Brand Prepares For The Global Market – CES 2022

January 5th, 2022 at 6:33pm

The Chrysler brand is down to two models in the showrooms, but help is on the way. Moreover, it’s setting its sights on the global market. Chris Feuell, the CEO of the Chrysler brand says first they have to get everything in order in North America, but then she wants to expand from there. The all-electric Chrysler Airflow concept is indicative of the kinds of new models that will populate the showrooms. But the production version will be far more expressive than what the concept looks like today.

Hyundai Develops Robots To Move People In Their Homes – CES 2022

January 5th, 2022 at 5:46pm

Hyundai is taking the concept of mobility well beyond vehicles. It developed a robot that can work with existing infrastructure in homes and apartments. They could be especially helpful for people with physical limitations, but can also move goods and packages. Dr. Hunkeon Ko, a research scientist with Hyundai, provides the details on how it will work.

Bosch Takes Its Technology “Beyond Electrification” – CES 2022

January 5th, 2022 at 4:59pm

When it comes to EV technology, so much of the media coverage is on battery development. But Paul Thomas, an executive vice president of Bosch North America, talks about “Beyond Electrification.” He points out that Bosch sees a lot of opportunity in other parts of electric cars, and explains how it can use this technology on both BEVs and ICE vehicles.