AAH #81 – Leaf Lessons

December 3rd, 2010 at 2:24pm

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This week we’re back in the After Hours studio at long last, and we’re ready to talk about anything and everything from the world of cars! On hand to help us do just that is Michael Robinet from IHS Automotive. He’ll have particular insight on what the latest sales figures say about the direction of the automotive industry. What can we expect as we move into 2011? Of course we’ll also be diving into other topics including John McElroy’s experience of living with a Nissan Leaf. John is joined in studio by Peter De Lorenzo, the Autoextremist.

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One Comment to “AAH #81 – Leaf Lessons”

  1. Ken Says:

    Hi John:
    As always your show is great; so imformative.
    Re the weight of glass dilemma that you made reference to. Auto glaas today is approximately 1/3 thinner than early laminated auto glass. Take a moment and compare say the windshiled in 55 Chev, verses say a modern Gm or Ford Van. Believe it or not, the van Windshields are less weight. They have been able to do this through various processes, such as a new process of annealing that results in a stronger, yet mush lighter windshiled. Now, to add in even more mystique, the Windshiled in most modern cars is a structural component. I could go on and on as I’m a third generation in the glass business.

    Take care,
    Ken
    Victoria B.C.
    Canada