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AAH #327 – Lessons in Luxury: From Cadillac to Tesla

April 8th, 2016 at 9:57am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Paul Spadafora, Chief Engineer, Cadillac XT5
2017 Cadillac XT5 in studio

UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Cadillac’s new CUV, the XT5
- Tesla Model 3: Savior or Scam?
- VW diesels hurting other OEM diesel sales

All that and much more with hosts John McElroy of Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash from Automotive Design & Production with guest panelist, Michelle Krebs from Autotrader plus a special phone-in report on Tesla from Anton Wahlman of SeekingAlpha.com.

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AAH #326 – Not Your Soccer Mom’s Minivan

April 1st, 2016 at 10:13am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Mike Downey, Chief Engineer, Chrysler Pacifica
- 2017 Chrysler Pacifica

UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Tesla to unveil Model 3. Bad for the Bolt?
- VW recalls EVs and gets hit by the FTC.
- Maybe they’re developing autonomous cars because they can’t get the headlights right.

All that and much more with hosts John McElroy of Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash from Automotive Design & Production with guest panelist, Pete Bigelow of Autoblog.

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AAH #325 – 2 Hosts, 4 Guests, & 1 Big Apple

March 24th, 2016 at 2:46pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- The New York Auto Show’s Hits & Misses including:
- The Lincoln Navigator 3-step!
- A Prius Finally Ready for Prime Time?
- Face Lifts for Acura & Buick…and much more.

SPECIAL EAST COAST PANEL: Lauren Fix,
The Car Coach; Dan Gray, Autobytel; Tim Stevens, CNET; Mike Spinelli, The Drive

Join hosts John McElroy of Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash from Automotive Design & Production for AAH at the Toyota LIVE Stage in New York’s Javits Center.

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AAH #324 – Domino’s Pizza, Pepperoni & Cars

March 18th, 2016 at 10:56am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Russell Weiner, President, Domino’s USA

SPECIAL IN-STUDIO VEHICLE: The Domino’s DXP

UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- The Domino’s DXP Pizza Delivery Vehicle
- GM & Ford make big mobility moves
- Inside the Acura NSX Factory
- BMW prepares to take on Google & Tesla

All that and much more with hosts John McElroy of Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash from Automotive Design & Production with special guest panelist, Jeff Green of Bloomberg.

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AAH #323 – VW De-Horned

March 11th, 2016 at 10:12am

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- VW Troubles Continue
- JEEP MOAB Concepts
- BMW turns 100
- Improved Compact Segment
- Trade Rules Michigan Results

All that and much more with special guest host Scott Burgess, Yahoo! Autos; Alisa Priddle, Motor Trend; Todd Lassa, Automobile, and Bob Gritzinger, WardsAuto.com

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AAH #322 – The Bar that created The Car

March 4th, 2016 at 9:09am

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SPECIAL GUESTS: A.J. Baime, author, “The Arsenal of Democracy,” Matt Anderson, Transportation Curator, The Henry Ford Museum, and Dan Austin, author & founder of HistoricDetroit.org

UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- The Historic Pontchartrain Bar in Detroit
- KIA’s new Sportage CUV
- Sergio admonishes Apple
- Google’s 1st autonomous Ooopps

All that and much more with Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production.

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AAH #321 – A PhD in GM Propulsion

February 26th, 2016 at 11:40am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Dan Nicholson, VP, GM Global Propulsion Systems

UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Corvette C7R engine
- JD Power – GM Scores High
- Honda Engine Problems
- Nameplate Sales

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Bill Visnic, SAE International; and Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production.

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AAH #320 – Powertrain vs. Propulsion and from Pickups to Potholes

February 19th, 2016 at 10:32am

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:

- Yahoo! Autos Unloaded
- GM’s New Performance Name
- Faurecia zaps resonator
- EV Tax Credit burn out
- Top Chicago debuts

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Joann Muller, Forbes.com; Mike Wayland, The Detroit News; and Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production.

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AAH #319 – CCC: Creating the Civic Coupe

February 12th, 2016 at 10:28am

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SPECIAL GUEST: John Hwang, the Honda Civic Development Leader

UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- In-depth look at award-winning Honda Civic
- Why Honda still scores with the coupe
- The Super Bowl Ad Tally: Automaker winners & losers

All that and much more with John McElroy of Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash from Automotive Design & Production; and Henry Payne, the auto critic of The Detroit News.

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AAH #318 – Bob Lutz: Live, Lively & Unscripted

February 5th, 2016 at 11:26am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Bob Lutz, the former General Motors Vice Chairman and current Chairman of VLF Automotive

UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- An inside look at VLF Automotive and its flagship product
- Brands & Products getting the axe
- What’s the latest with VW & Diesels?

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; and Csaba Csere, Contributing Editor, Car and Driver

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