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Autoline This Week is the first stop for auto executives, insiders and consumers looking for the latest automotive news. Each week John McElroy, one of the deans of the Detroit automotive press corp, brings his expertise and analysis to the issues and interviews driving the automotive world. He moderates a panel of automotive journalists as they discuss the week’s news and interview top industry newsmakers

Autoline This Week is the first stop for auto executives, insiders and consumers looking for the latest automotive news. Each week John McElroy, one of the deans of the Detroit automotive press corp, brings his expertise and analysis to the issues and interviews driving the automotive world. He moderates a panel of automotive journalists as they discuss the week’s news and interview top industry newsmakers

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Autoline This Week is the first stop for auto executives, insiders and consumers looking for the latest automotive news. Each week John McElroy, one of the deans of the Detroit automotive press corp, brings his expertise and analysis to the issues and interviews driving the automotive world. He moderates a panel of automotive journalists as they discuss the week’s news and interview top industry newsmakers

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English


Episodes

Autoline The Week #2501 - The Economic and Automotive Outlook for 2021

1/1/2021
Elaine Buckberg, the Chief Economist at General Motors, provides her economic outlook, the need for more stimulus, why the stock market is so strong, and why pickups are selling so well.

Duration:00:26:47

Autoline The Week #2435 - Challenges and Opportunities In The Automotive Retail Jungle

12/16/2020
Ford and Nissan are going through the largest new product launches in the history of their respective companies. Mark LaNeve is the Head of Sales for Ford, and Allyson Witherspoon is the Chief Marketing Officer for Nissan U.S. They talk about the importance of bringing all of these new products to market and new ways they’re going to make the world aware of them.

Duration:00:26:47

Autoline This Week #2434: The Auto Industry Is Facing A Decade Of Upheaval

12/11/2020
Automakers are going through a historic transition on multiple fronts. They have to develop a lineup of electric cars. They have to learn all about mobility services and data monetization. And they have to learn how to deal with a changing retail infrastructure. This show is all about what the industry will look like at the end of the decade.

Duration:00:26:47

Autoline This Week #2433: Canada’s Strategy To Be A Leader In Smart Mobility

12/7/2020
To develop connected and autonomous cars and provide smart mobility doesn’t require a lot of natural resources. It requires a lot of brain power. The right kind of brain power, organized and working in the proper direction. These trends play to Canada’s strengths, as we discuss in today’s show.

Duration:00:26:47

Autoline This Week #2432: Are Automakers Improving Safety Fast Enough?

11/20/2020
Today’s cars are the safest they’ve ever been, but they could be even safer. Part of the problem is the cost of new safety technology, part of it is because new regulations take too long to put in place. David Harkey, the president of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, talks about ways to cut the cost of safety technology and how to get it to the market faster.

Duration:00:26:47

Autoline This Week #2431: Toyota Tackles The Pandemic and Emerges Stronger Than Ever

11/17/2020
Toyota used the COVID-19 pandemic to learn what it was not doing well, what it is doing well and how it can do better coming out of this. Jack Hollis, Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations at Toyota, takes us through the company’s strategy.

Duration:00:26:47

Autoline This Week #2430: Electric Pickups Face An Uphill Battle

11/10/2020
Electric pickups are getting big headlines and a lot of media coverage. In just a couple of years there will be at last 9 of them hitting the market. But these pickups are priced and configured in a way that will only appeal to a small segment of truck buyers. Industry veteran Warren Browne explains that these EVs are going to face.

Duration:00:26:47

Autoline This Week #2429: Dana Places Strategic Bets On The Automotive Transformation

10/14/2020
Dana is one of the leading automotive suppliers in the world for drivetrain systems. And it is powertrain agnostic. So whether automakers want to use internal combustion engines, hybrids, batteries or fuel cells, it doesn’t matter. Dana’s plan is to have whatever kind of powertrain they need. Bob Pyle, President of Light Vehicle Systems, takes us inside their strategy.

Duration:00:26:47

Autoline This Week #2428: Canada Develops EV Technology, Advanced Mobility and The Talent Needed To Do It

10/6/2020
Canada has an excellent education system that is developing the talent needed to develop leading edge processes to recycle EV batteries, to provide smart mobility and play a leadership role in the auto industry’s transition to a new world of moving people and goods.

Duration:00:26:47

Autoline This Week #2427: Hyundai, Hydrogen, EVs and Mobility

10/1/2020
Hyundai is not just a car company. It’s a multi-industry conglomerate that plans to leverage its technology across all those industries. Jose Munoz, COO of Hyundai Motor Company, talks about where this technology will take it, including passenger drones.

Duration:00:26:46

Autoline This Week #2426: Despite The Pandemic, Volvo’s Sales Are Surging

8/27/2020
Only three car companies have been able to boost sales during the pandemic, and Volvo is one of them. Anders Gustafsson, the President and CEO of Volvo Car USA, talks about how they had the right product at the right place, as well as the success of their subscription service, and their move into electrification.

Duration:00:26:46

Autoline This Week #2425: Mazda Outperforms The Market

8/19/2020
Mazda is a relatively small car company that can stand toe-to-toe with the biggest automakers. So far this year it’s doing better than any other automaker in the American market, and is picking up market share. Jeff Guyton, President, Mazda North America explains how and what they’re doing.

Duration:00:26:46

Autoline This Week #2424: The Chinese Challenge

8/13/2020
Just a few years ago, the Chinese economy and auto industry were booming. Foreign automakers and suppliers rushed in with massive investments. Today things do not look as promising. Michael Dunne, Founder of ZoZo Go, talks about the changes and the pitfalls ahead.

Duration:00:26:46

Autoline This Week #2423: Reverse Merger Mania

8/4/2020
Automotive startups have discovered a new way to raise a lot of money fast. They’re called reverse mergers, which involve what are called blank check companies, also known as SPACs, or Special Purpose Acquisition Companies. If you have not heard of reverse mergers, you’re going to. They’re the hottest topic in the investment community.

Duration:00:26:46

Autoline This Week #2422: Volkswagen Bets Big on Electrics

7/28/2020
Volkswagen used to dominate the import segment in the American market. Today, it’s one of the smaller automakers in America. But the company is betting big on electric vehicles, and Scott Keogh, the CEO of Volkswagen of America, sees them as the key way to build market share back up again.

Duration:00:26:46

Autoline This Week #2421: Subaru Punches Above Its Weight

7/21/2020
Because Subaru is so successful in the American market, most people don’t realize it’s actually quite a small car company. But it has the highest brand loyalty and resale value of any automaker. On this show, Tom Doll, the President and CEO of Subaru of America, talks about how they plan to keep their momentum going.

Duration:00:26:46

Autoline This Week #2420: Ford Goes After Jeep With New Bronco

7/13/2020
The Jeep brand grew exponentially over the last decade, mainly because it hasn’t faced much competition. That’s why Ford is bringing back the Bronco. One model is aimed right at the Jeep Wrangler, the other is aimed at the Jeep Compass. Today’s show is all about how Ford is bringing back the Bronco brand.

Duration:00:26:47

Autoline This Week #2419: Car Sales: What Will My Car Be Worth In Three Years?

6/18/2020
Automotive Lease Guide helps automakers figure out what a car will be worth in three years. That helps automakers figure out what they can charge for lease payments. It’s what they call residual values. But how do you figure out residual values? And what can car companies do to improve them? Those are the topics on this show.

Duration:00:27:55

Autoline This Week #2418: Car Sales: From Collapse To Glimmers Of Hope

6/11/2020
Car dealers just went through the greatest economic shock that they’ve ever experienced. But right now, there are signs that the auto business is starting to recover. Even so, it’s not going to back to normal. Sandy Schwartz, CEO of Cox Automotive, says this is a teaching moment for car dealers to learn new ways to do business.

Duration:00:27:58

Autoline This Week #2417: Arsenal of Democracy—COVID-19 Style

6/4/2020
The U.S. auto industry employs nearly a million people and generates nearly one trillion dollars for the U.S. economy. The faster the auto industry gets back on its feet, the faster the U.S. economy recovers. U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell, Julie Fream, CEO of the Original Equipment Supplier Association, Steve Finlay of WardsAuto and John McElroy of Autoline.tv discuss what the industry needs.

Duration:00:27:53