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Mellow Yellow Means You Plug It In – Frankfurt Motor Show 2017

September 12th, 2017 at 2:14pm

To the untrained eye it’s just another Mini, but subtle design details show that this one is electric. No, it’s not just the sealed off grille. Here’s a hint: look for the yellow highlights.

Creating New Iconic Details for BMW Design – Frankfurt Motor Show 2017

September 12th, 2017 at 2:01pm

The i Vision concept is all about exploring where BMW can go with its styling. Say goodbye to the Hofmeister kink. Say hello to a new interpretation of the kidney grille, which is now a housing for sensors. And check out that DLO!

The (Future) King of Bling – Frankfurt Motor Show 2017

September 12th, 2017 at 1:41pm

BMW is stepping into the full-size SUV segment with the 3-row X7. It’s all about presence and prestige, and the secret to the design is in its subtle details. This concept demonstrates what’s coming to showrooms in 2018.

AAH #391 – Autonomous Pizza, Hurricane Harvey, & The Nissan Pao

September 1st, 2017 at 10:16am

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NEWS:
02:03 – 1989 Nissan Pao
08:30 – 80′s Cars Becoming Classics
23:32 – Phone Call: Modern Station Wagons
32:18 – Doctor Data
37:58 – Are pizza delivery driver jobs at risk?
50:40 – What will Harvey’s impact be on auto?
55:41 – Cummins electric semi: done with diesel?

PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Joe White, Reuters; Chris Paukert, Roadshow by CNET

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37 Seconds with the 2017 Lexus IS200t F Sport

August 30th, 2017 at 10:00am



Vehicle: 2017 Lexus IS200t F Sport
Price (as driven): $42,320

AAH #390 – HCCI Spells Efficient Engines

August 25th, 2017 at 11:12am

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Topic: Nautilus
03:30 – SPECIAL GUEST: Matthew Riley, CEO, Nautilus HCCI

NEWS:
30:15 – Doctor Data – Oil
33:15 – VW’s Retro EV Minivan: Back to the Future
36:52 – Ford Says Millennials Drive Like Their Parents
41:32 – Fleet Side of Market Causing Slowdown
46:05 – Hyundai Sonata vs. Toyota Camry
48:35 – Hyundai Gives in to Pickup Demand to Pick Up Its Sales
52:05 – 2018 Volvo XC60 Walkaround
58:00 – Rapid Fire Viewer Questions

PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Drew Winter, WardsAuto.com

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37 Seconds with the 2017 Bentley Bentayga

August 23rd, 2017 at 10:00am



Vehicle: 2017 Bentley Bentayga
Price (as driven): $264,215

AAH #389 – FCA, PSA, & Looking For A Parking Spot

August 18th, 2017 at 10:30am

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NEWS:
00:00 – Preshow
10:25 – NAFTA talks begin this week; What to expect?
18:48 – PSA’s unusual approach to the North American market
26:30 – Are the Chinese going to buy FCA?
41:03 – Doctor Data: Looking for Parking
49:10 – Will Chevy’s diesel advantage overtake the hybrid competition?
1:16:43 – Postshow

PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Dave Sullivan, AutoPacific; Joann Muller, Forbes.com

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37 Seconds with the 2017 Ford Transit Cargo Van

August 18th, 2017 at 10:00am



Vehicle: 2017 Ford Transit Cargo Van
Price (as driven): $49,360

AAH #388 – PSA Returns & CARB Will Not Back Down

August 3rd, 2017 at 2:30pm

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TOPIC: CAR’s Management Briefing Seminars

Hot topics in the auto industry is what the first week in August is all about, at least in Traverse City, Michigan.  That’s where CAR, the Center for Automotive Research, holds its annual Management Briefing Seminars. And this year AFTER HOURS caught up with three speakers who are definitely making news at the conference; one talks emissions when it comes to CARB; the second one speaks on the North American revival of PSA, and then our third discusses the prolonged life of the I.C.E.

SPECIAL GUESTS:
02:25 -
Annette Hebert, California Air Resources Board
18:05 
- Larry Dominique, President & CEO, PSA North America, Inc.
34:40 
- Robert Davis, SVP, Mazda NA
49:52 - Doctor Data & wrap up

PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production

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