AAH #421 – The Amazing World of 3D Printing

May 18th, 2018 at 10:00am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Jon Walker, Area Sales Manager, EOS North America

NEWS:
05:13 –
Straight Talk On The Future of 3D Printing
40:30 – Doctor Data
43:21 – The Politics of Auto: The Detroit 3 Go to Washington
56:27 – Gas Prices Inflate: Will Iran Result in Reduced Summer Driving?
1:02:21 – Executive Churn at Tesla: Much Ado About Nothing?

PANEL:
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production
- Chris Paukert, Roadshow by CNET
- Joe White, Reuters
- Stephanie Brinley, IHS Markit

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AAH #420 – 2019 Ram 1500: From Top to Bottom

May 11th, 2018 at 10:14am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Rob Wichman, Director, Ram Truck Engineering

NEWS:
03:07 – Ram 1500 Engineering Deep Dive

34:05 – Doctor Data
37:40 – 100% Electric Buses in China
44:50 – AAA Indicates 20% of Americans will likely go electric
48:25 – Uber Elevate: Annual Flying Car Summit
53:28 – The number of Pedestrians killed by vehicles is up since ’09. Why?
55:40 – Port of LA Now with Natural Gas Powered Drayage. What Happened to Natural Gas Cars?
59:53 – Automakers headed to D.C. to talk CAFE
1:04:55 – Does “Iran” Spell the End of the Truck Boom as Oil Prices Rise?

PANEL:
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #419 – Steve Miller on Tesla, Ford & Being a Supplier

May 4th, 2018 at 9:59am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Steve Miller, President & CEO, IAC

NEWS:
03:15 – Toyota Sold 70K Cars in April. Ford 40K. Are Cars the Problem or Is It Ford?
07:06 – Gas Tax: Helpful or Harmful?
20:48 – GM Has Taken Itself Out of the Sales Conversation. A Bad Move In a Media-Saturated Age?
28:06 – Flexibility of Manufacturing in Japanese Plants
29:36 – Doctor Data
38:40 – Sailing Into Uncharted Waters: Talking Tesla
49:37 – Autonomous Passenger Drones
50:55 – Autonomy & Ride-Sharing

PANEL:
- Todd Lassa, Automobile
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #418 – From Ford to Tesla to Mahindra

April 27th, 2018 at 10:37am

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SPECIAL GUEST: 
Rick Haas, President & CEO
, Mahindra Automotive North America

NEWS:
06:16 – Mahindra Roxor
34:55 – Doctor Data
36:50 – Nissan Leaf EV: will the Range Anxiety ever end?
45:55 – Payne Races a ZR1
50:56 
- Ford discontinues its cars: Only Mustang & Focus crossover Survive
1:13:02 – BONUS: Post-show discussion

PANEL:
- Henry Payne, The Detroit News
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

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AAH #417 – Tesla Model 3: Inside & Out

April 20th, 2018 at 10:30am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Sandy Munro, Munro & Associates, Inc.

NEWS:
03:00 – Tesla Model 3 Teardown Analysis
14:55 – The Good Stuff: Model 3 Automatic Drive Modules
26:46 – Are the pieces good? Door Panels, Exterior, etc.
29:00 – Model 3 Battery: Intricate Magic
42:55 – Doctor Data
44:55 – Mechanics of the Model 3
1:11:10 – PHONE CALL: Automation Issues
1:14:29 – PHONE CALL: Model 3 Build Quality
1:18:30 – Johan de Nysschen out at Cadillac

PANEL:
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production
- Craig Cole, AutoGuide.com

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AAH #416 – 2019 Jeep Cherokee Is Way More Than A Refresh

April 13th, 2018 at 11:02am

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SPECIAL GUEST: 
Rich Silbert, Engineering Development Mgr., Jeep Cherokee

NEWS:
03:46 – 2019 Jeep Cherokee
40:18 – Doctor Data
42:55 – Volkswagen Fires Matthias Müller
48:07 – New Volkswagen Jetta
52:46 – Will the global Focus work on this side of the globe?
1:01:47 – Seven years until the Bolt redesign. Is the timing right or too long?
1:05:08 – Toyota Avalon Hybrid
1:07:08 – Tesla Losing Money: Model 3 Launch botched. Is the company in danger?
1:12:38 – Phone Call: NASCAR needs to connect to fans

PANEL:
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv
- Gary Vasilash, AD & P
- Eric Lawrence, Detroit Free Press

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AAH #415 – Autoextreme-ing All Over The Place

March 30th, 2018 at 10:26am

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NEWS:
06:25 – The NAIAS Meltdown
16:45 – New York, New York
35:18 – Doctor Data
41:28 – What did they say at NADA?
1:07:00 – Uber Accident Aftermath
1:15:39 – Tesla… Is this the Breaking Point?
1:20:15 – Racing: Is Technology Killing Formula One ?

PANEL:
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv
- Gary Vasilash, AD&P
- Peter DeLorenzo, The Autoextremist

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AAH #414 – TourX: Why Is Buick Doing A Station Wagon?

March 21st, 2018 at 12:00pm

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SPECIAL GUEST: Doug Osterhoff, Marketing Manager, Buick

NEWS:
04:15 – Buick’s Wagon: Regal TourX
35:05 – Doctor Data
37:50 – Is buying a car going to get easier? Ford Ready.Shop.Go.
50:25 – The Uber Accident: A little perspective on traffic fatalities
56:05 – Lyft: Testing subscriptions and partnering with Magna—is it the transportation game-changer?

PANEL:
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv
- Gary Vasilash, AD&P
- Mike Wayland, Automotive News

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AAH #413 – We Have A Winner, A Katzkin Winner

March 16th, 2018 at 10:23am

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SPECIAL GUEST: Tim Clyde, President & CEO, Katzkin

NEWS:
01:55 – Katzkin Custom Leather Interiors
26:30 – Katzkin Winner Announced!
29:25 – Ford bares all its Future Product Plans
39:19 – New York Auto Show Preview
44:58 – Fred Diaz Moves to Mitsubishi
49:15 – Will the Auto Industry get caught up in a Trade War?

PANEL:
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv
- Jason Fogelson, ReviewGarage.com
- Mike Austin, Hagerty

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AAH #412 – Achates’ Amazing Engine Breakthrough

March 9th, 2018 at 9:45am

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SPECIAL GUEST: 
David Johnson, 
President & CEO, Achates Power

NEWS:

03:15 – Achates Engine
34:18 – Win a Free Custom Leather Interior from Katzkin!
41:05 – Doctor Data
49:36 – Edmunds Finds Toyota, Subaru & Honda Buyers Most Loyal. Dodge, smart & Chrysler… Not So Much
59:30 – Geneva: The Cars We’ll Never Drive Unless We Win the Powerball

PANEL:
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production
- Frank Markus, Motor Trend

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