AAH #402 – Engineering Insights & Stories On The 2018 Mustang

December 7th, 2017 at 2:30pm

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TOPIC: 2018 Ford Mustang
01:07 – Carl Widdman, Mustang Chief Engineer; Tom Barnes, Mustang Engineer
25:36 – Mark Schaller, Mustang Marketing Manager
36:46 – Panel Discussion

PANEL:
– John McElroy
, Autoline.tv
– Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production
– Roman Mica, TFLCar.com
– Nik Miles, OurAutoExpert.com

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Dealer Strategies For Managing Used Car Inventory & Remarketing – Autoline Spotlight Episode 3

December 4th, 2017 at 3:00pm

Automakers have been very successful leasing cars to customers. Maybe too successful. Today, so many millions of cars are coming off lease every year that dealers face a big challenge in how to remarket them. CPO programs have been very valuable. So is the growing acceptance of online auctions. But has the time come for the automakers and dealers to start leasing used cars? The panel discusses various strategies that dealers could use to turn their used car inventory faster.

PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Steve Kapusta, Ally; George Glassman, Glassman Automotive Group; Steve Finlay, WardsAuto

Moving Land Rover Forward Is All About The Design Details – LA Auto Show 2017

November 30th, 2017 at 6:18pm

The key to moving Land Rover more upscale, making it more capable, and motivating more people to buy one is through design. Gerry McGovern, the design director and chief creative officer at LR, takes us through the specific styling details he’s using to take the brand’s on a “journey of transition.”

Bollinger B1 Is One Serious Electric SUV – LA Auto Show 2017

November 30th, 2017 at 4:52pm

Simple, super rugged, and pure electric. The B1 tests the waters for a low volume, American made, hard-core off-road vehicle. Jeff Holland, the head of marketing, tells us what this vehicle is all about.

All New Jeep Wrangler Is An Instant Icon – LA Auto Show 2017

November 30th, 2017 at 4:11pm

The Wrangler is the most important model in Jeep’s lineup. It is the brand. And we don’t get an all new one very often. Mike Manley, the head of the Jeep brand, talks about the importance the new Wrangler means for Jeep’s worldwide ambitions.

Lexus RX 350 Responds To The Demands Of Its Guests – LA Auto Show 2017

November 30th, 2017 at 3:44pm

Not only is the RX 350 the best selling Lexus, it’s the leader in its segment. And Lexus wants to keep it that way. So it’s giving it’s customers, or rather it’s “guests,” the extra room they’ve been asking for. Meet the L version which adds a third row.

BMW Sees Dealers And Electrification As Its Key To Recovery – LA Auto Show 2017

November 30th, 2017 at 3:27pm

It’s been a tough year for BMW. It’s lost more market share than any other luxury brand in the American market. That’s why BMW North America has a new president and CEO. Bernhard Kuhnt talks about how his dealers and the company’s massive push into electrification is going to turn that around.

AAH #401 – The All-New Wrangler Is A Jeepster For You Love

November 30th, 2017 at 2:30pm

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TOPIC: Jeep Wrangler & The LA Auto Show

01:25 – SPECIAL GUESTS:

- Scott Tallon, Director, Jeep Product Marketing

- Mark Allen, Head of Jeep Design



NEWS:
27:58 – Lincoln Nautilus
30:48 – Nissan Kicks
33:18 – Hyundai Kona
34:50 – Mercedes CLS & Project One
38:00 – BMW i8 Roadster
40:53 – Bollinger Motors
44:58 – Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross
45:48 – Lexus RX 350L
48:56 – NACTOY Finalists

PANEL:


John McElroy, Autoline.tv
; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; 
Aaron Gold, Freelance; 
Tony Quiroga, Car and Driver

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37 Seconds with the 2017 Dodge Charger Hellcat

November 29th, 2017 at 5:54pm



Vehicle: 2017 Dodge Charger Hellcat
As Tested: ~$73,000

VW Claws Its Way Back – LA Auto Show 2017

November 29th, 2017 at 5:12pm

Volkswagen was crippled in the American market thanks to its diesel scandal. But now it’s putting that disaster behind it. In fact, it is now the fastest growing brand in the market. Hinrich Woebcken, the president and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, explains the factors behind their comeback, and what lies in store for the future.