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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AAH #317 – It’s a Fun Day with Hyundai and an Elantra on the Beach

January 28th, 2016 at 2:11pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
– A rundown on Hyundai’s 2015, what to expect for ’16 and the plans for Genesis with the man in charge.
– An in-depth look at the all-new Hyundai Elantra, its technology and how it stacks up in the competitive Compact Car segment.

SPECIAL GUESTS:
Dave Zuchowski, President and CEO of Hyundai Motor America
Scott Margason, Director, Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America
Michael Evanoff, Manager, Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America

All that and much more with John McElroy from Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash with Automotive Design & Production.

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AAH #316 – Chevy Bolt: The EV for the Rest of Us

January 22nd, 2016 at 11:26am

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Deep dive into Chevrolet’s new 200-mile electric Bolt
- CES: Is Las Vegas Simply Sexier Than Detroit?
- NAIAS: Did a Minivan Really Steal the Show?
- Autonomous: Ford & GM Are Chasing It

SPECIAL GUEST: Steve Majoros, Chevrolet Marketing Director

All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv, Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production, and Mike Martinez, The Detroit News.

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Autoline Supplier Symposium 2016 – Day Two

January 14th, 2016 at 1:32pm

Join John McElroy as he moderates panels organized by groups such as OESA, CVTA and CAR.

Guests Include:
Paul Griffiths, Deputy Head, Transatlantic & International Unit, UK Department for Business
Gary Steelman, Dir. Adv. Eng. & New Concepts, Magneti Marelli Electronic Systems
Elaina Farnsworth, CEO, Mobile Comply
Nigel J. Francis, VP of Adv. Eng. & Electrical Sys., AAM
Jeff Owens, CTO & EVP, Delphi Automotive
Jay Baron, President & CEO, CAR
Carla Preston, Director Supplier Diversity Development, Ford
Frank Ervin III, Senior Director Govt. Affairs, Magna International
Allan Stevenson, Global Customs and Export Counsel, Delphi

Autoline Supplier Symposium 2016 – Day One

January 13th, 2016 at 1:30pm

Join John McElroy as he moderates panels organized by groups such as OESA, FEI and MISD.

Guests Include:
Xavier Mosquet, Sr. Partner and Managing Dir., The Boston Consulting Group
Ian Simmons, Vice President Coporate R&D, Magna International
Jean-Francois Tarabbia, SVP of R&D and Product Mrktg., Valeo Worldwide
Mark Rusch, SVP and CFO, Proper Group International
Alicia Allen, Chief Accounting Officer, TI Automotive
Tom Kerns, Dir. of Treasury, Yanfeng Gbl. Auto Interiors
Scott Palmer, CTE Consultant, MISD
Bob Tiseo, Skilled Trades, UAW Ford
Birgit Behrendt, VP of Purchasing, Ford

Coming Soon: Autoline Supplier Symposium 2016

January 13th, 2016 at 10:08am

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Join John McElroy as he moderates panels organized by groups such as OESA, FEI, MISD, CVTA and CAR.

Guests Include:
Xavier Mosquet Senior Partner and Managing Director The Boston Consulting Group
Ian Simmons Vice President Corporate R&D Magna International
Jean-François Tarabbia SVP of R&D and Product Marketing Valeo Worldwide
Mark Rusch SVP and CFO Proper Group International
Alicia Allen Chief Accounting Officer TI Automotive
Tom Kerns Director of Treasury Yanfeng Global Auto Interiors
Scott Palmer CTE Consultant MISD
Klaus Richter CFO Schuler Incorporated
Frank Ervin III Senior Director Govt. Affairs Magna International
Allan Stevenson Global Customs & Export Counsel Delphi
Paul Griffiths Deputy Head, Transatlantic & International Unit UK Department for Business
Gary Steelman Director Advanced Eng & New Concepts Magneti Marelli Electronic Systems
Andreas Mai Director Smart Connected Vehicles Cisco
Elaina Farnswarth CEO Mobile Comply
Nigel J. Francis VP, Advanced Engineering & Electrical Systems AAM
Jeff Owens CTO & EVP Delphi Automotive
Jay Baron President & CEO CAR
Bob Kieso Skilled Trades UAW Ford
Birgit Behrendt VP of Purchasing Ford Motor Company

January 13th and 14th, 2016
2PM ET/11AM PT
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TI Automotive: Supplier to Award Winners – NAIAS 2016

January 12th, 2016 at 2:22pm

Bill Kozyra is the Chairman and CEO of TI Automotive. While you won’t see the products it supplies to automakers, TI Automotive has its components in a lot of the vehicles sitting out on the show floor, including both the Car and Truck/Utility of the Year winners.

10th Generation E-Class a Masterpiece of Intelligence – NAIAS 2016

January 12th, 2016 at 1:03pm

Bart Herring is the General Manager of Product Management at MBUSA. He talks with John McElroy about the 10th generation of E-Class sedan. It’s a little bit bigger than the outgoing model, yet was able to shed a considerable amount of weight, enough so that the car will come with a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine for the first time. Herring also highlights the interior, which he calls “a great step forward.”

Nissan Titan Releases Its Inner Warrior – NAIAS 2016

January 12th, 2016 at 12:35pm

Pierre Loing is the Vice President for Product Planning at Nissan North America. He talks with John McElroy about its new off-road performance truck and Nissan’s ambitious plan for autonomous cars. Loing says the company wants to combine zero emissions with zero fatalities.

GMC Acadia Goes on a Diet – NAIAS 2016

January 12th, 2016 at 11:32am

Rich Latek is the Director of Marketing for GMC. He talks with John McElroy about the new GMC Acadia and how the vehicle has shrunk in size, which was by design. Latek refers to the vehicle as “versatility refined.”