AAH #340 – Choosing Cars That Could Become Classics

July 29th, 2016 at 10:57am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Ray Arondoski III, owner 1971 Cadillac Eldorado

UP FOR DISCUSSION:

01:00 – Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s
18:00 – McElroy’s Future Classics
37:40 – More Chinese buying pickups
41:00 – VW US Marketing to name next SUV
44:57 – FCA under investigation for sales reporting
01:01:49 – Bonus Footage: Post Show!

All that and more with host John McElroy from Autoline.tv, and guest panelists, Todd Lassa with Automobile, and Chris Paukert of Roadshow by CNET.

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AAH #339 – Back When Fiat Did Not Want Chrysler

July 22nd, 2016 at 10:48am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Steve Miller, CEO, IAC Automotive
 
UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- A life in Automotive – Steve Miller
- Tesla Master Plan

All that and more with host John McElroy from Autoline.tv, and guest panelists, David Welch with Bloomberg, and Doron Levin of Forbes.

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AAH #338 – Buick LaCrosse: From Good To Great

July 15th, 2016 at 11:33am

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The all new Buick LaCrosse is not all that well known. You haven’t read any driving reviews, and it’s not even on sale yet. But this is Buick’s flagship sedan and it’s bristling with new technology. So join us for an in-depth conversation with the car’s chief engineer, Jeff Yanssens, to learn about the details on this car and how they went about developing it.
 
UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Ford & Collaborative Robotics: will it affect manufacturing and jobs in China?
- Tesla Crash: NHTSA or SEC?
- Hacking cars

All that and more with co-hosts John McElroy from Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash from Automotive Design and Production, with guest journalist Dave Sullivan from AutoPacific.

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AAH #337 – Dr. Data & A Deep Dive On The Detroit 3

July 1st, 2016 at 9:57am

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- VW’s Mammoth Penalty
- Surprising Leader in Quality
- “Ube-tter” Pay Us More!

Join our host Gary Vasilash from Automotive Design and Production along with his journalist panel including: Mike Colias from Automotive News, Mike Martinez from The Detroit News and Mike Wayland, also from The Detroit News as they tackle the hottest automotive topics of the week.

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AAH #336 – Look Who’s Going Into The Automotive Hall of Fame

June 23rd, 2016 at 2:45pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Mulally & Nader: Hall of Famers?
- Toyota’s Near Miss at Le Mans
- VW’s EV Distraction

Join our co-hosts John McElroy from Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash of Automotive Design & Production along with our guest journalist, Bob Gritzinger of WardsAuto as they tackle the automotive issues of the week.

SPECIAL GUEST: William Chapin, President, Automotive Hall of Fame.

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AAH #335 – Good, Bad, & Ugly: New Cars & Press Trips

June 17th, 2016 at 10:11am

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
New Product: Fiat124, Jaguar F-Pace, Porsche Macan
Press Trips – What we like, what we don’t
-  The Story behind the Opel Bitter CD

Join our co-hosts John McElroy from Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash of Automotive Design & Production along with our guest journalists, Chris Paukert of Roadshow by CNET and freelancer Scott Burgess, as they tackle the automotive issues of the week.

SPECIAL GUEST: Dick Ruzzin, Retired GM Designer and the story behind the design of the Opel Bitter CD.

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AAH #334 – Car Sales, FCA & Even More About Musk

June 3rd, 2016 at 10:45am

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
-  Which way is FCA going…
-  May sales better or worse than expected
-  Takata airbag update
- Tesla shareholder meeting
 
Join our co-hosts John McElroy from Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash of Automotive Design & Production along with our guest journalists Alisa Priddle from Motor Trend and David Welch of Bloomberg as they tackle the automotive issues of the week.

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AAH #333 – Google, Gentex, & Transflective Mirrors

May 27th, 2016 at 7:09am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Neil Boehm, VP of Engineering, Gentex

UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- How your car mirror became a technology module
- Toyota & Uber making a mobility move
- Google moves into Suburban Detroit
- Mazda goes Premium with CX-9

All that and much more with hosts John McElroy of Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; and journalists Mark Phelan from the Detroit Free Press and Bob Gritzinger of Wards.

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Autoline After Hours #332 – Corvette Racing: Ground Pounding American Thunder

May 20th, 2016 at 11:41am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Doug Fehan, Corvette Racing

Le Mans. Every enthusiast knows this is the cauldron that makes or breaks the best sports cars in the world. Corvette Racing has clawed its way to 8 class wins in 16 years, a storied accomplishment in the history of the 24 hour race. Doug Fehan is the general manager of Corvette Racing and he’s stopping by the Autoline After Hours studio this afternoon. Here’s your opportunity to hear about his plans before he heads to France for this year’s race.

ALSO UP FOR DEBATE:
- Will the public ever trust the scandal-ridden auto industry again?
- Acura NSX: supercar or sissy car?
- Is FCA turning Chrysler into a truck company?
- NACTOY decides to elect its officers for the first time  

All that and much more with host John McElroy of Autoline.tv and Mike Austin with AutoBlog.

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Autoline After Hours #331 – Honda Ridgeline: The Un-Truck, Truck

May 12th, 2016 at 2:51pm

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UP FOR DISCUSSION: The growing truck market & the new Honda Ridgeline. Guests include members of the Honda Ridgeline team plus News and Truck Talk on location from San Antonio, TX with our hosts & panel.

SPECIAL GUESTS:
Jeff Conrad, SVP & GM Honda Sales
Kerry McClure, Ridgeline Chief Engineer
Jim Loftus, Ridgeline’s Performance Lead

All that and much more with hosts John McElroy of Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash from Automotive Design & Production along with special guest panelists auto analyst Joe Phillippi from Auto Trends and auto historian Ken Gross.

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