Posts Tagged ‘Sandy Munro’

Episode 1013 – U.S. to Dominate Oil Production, Honda Civic’s New Face, Women Rule the Roads

November 13th, 2012 at 11:36am

Runtime: 7:02

An international agency says that the United States will surpass Saudi Arabia in oil production by the end of the decade. Honda shows off the Civic’s new face prior to its Los Angeles debut. For the first time ever, women rule the roads. All that and more, plus we preview Continental’s newest safety technology developed to meet stricter safety regulations.

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AAH #171 – A Breakthrough in Automotive Materials

November 9th, 2012 at 4:21pm

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What’s the true cost of that Nissan LEAF your neighbor is driving? How about that Chevrolet Volt? We’re not talking about the cost to own; we’re talking about the cost to manufacture. Sandy Munro is a manufacturing expert, and as the president of Munro & Associates, he makes it his business to figure out the smartest way to assemble cars. He recently reverse engineered the Chevrolet Volt, and as our guest this week he’ll be able to tell us what it really costs to build an EV and where that expense originates. Of course, we’ll also be getting into the hottest topics in the news including a discussion about what impact the 2012 election results will have on the auto industry. Joining John McElroy to talk about this and a whole lot more is the Autoextremist, Peter De Lorenzo, and Joe White from The Wall Street Journal.

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Episode 577 – Ferrari Backs Down, Geneva Show Previews, Ram Takes Lead in Torque

February 11th, 2011 at 12:08pm

Runtime 8:58

Yesterday we reported that Ford was suing Ferrari for using the F-150 name for its Formula One racecar, now the Italian automaker has agreed to not use the name. We’ve got more sneak peeks of what we’ll see at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. Chrysler will offer a special version of its Cummins turbo-diesel engine in the Ram with 800 pound-feet of torque! All that and more, plus a preview of this week’s Autoline Detroit about how the people at Chrysler managed to make it through tough times the last several years.

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