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The show for those who are more than just car enthusiasts, but are also enthusiasts for the automotive industry. Join us as we talk shop with the top designers, chief engineers and product planners about the latest vehicles they’re bringing to the market.

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The show for those who are more than just car enthusiasts, but are also enthusiasts for the automotive industry. Join us as we talk shop with the top designers, chief engineers and product planners about the latest vehicles they’re bringing to the market.

iTunes Ratings

106 Ratings
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Ralph Gilles

By Mark93455 - Sep 14 2019
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Great show as always, but awesome to have Gilles as the guest. Wished the show was twice as long!

Best car podcast

By rafspitfire - May 16 2016
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Its the best insider car podcast available you will enjoy it

iTunes Ratings

106 Ratings
Average Ratings
86
9
3
6
2

Ralph Gilles

By Mark93455 - Sep 14 2019
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Great show as always, but awesome to have Gilles as the guest. Wished the show was twice as long!

Best car podcast

By rafspitfire - May 16 2016
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Its the best insider car podcast available you will enjoy it
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Autoline After Hours

Latest release on Dec 04, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 25 days ago

Rank #1: AAH #359 - Pacifica Goes Electric

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When Bob Dylan went electric at the Newport Folk Festival he literally rocked the music world; At the time, not in a good way.  Earlier this year Chrysler debuted its new Pacifica minivan to rave reviews. Five months later they followed up with a vehicle that no one was asking for in the form of the first plugin hybrid minivan. Join host Gary Vasilash as he talks to the men behind this powertrain, and then hear what his auto reporter panel has to say about the new Pacifica Plugin Hybrid.
SPECIAL GUESTS:
01:25 - Kevin Mets, Chief Engineer, Pacifica Hybrid
13:09 - John Gibson, Global Chief Engineer, Electrified Powertrains, Fiat Chrysler
26:10 - PANEL: Gary Vasilash, AD and P; Jean Jennings, Facebook.com/JeanKnowsCars; Anton Wahlman, Seeking Alpha; Alisa Priddle, Motor Trend

Dec 15 2016

1hr 10mins

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Rank #2: AAH #241 - Motor Racing is Such a Drag

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles reveals its five-year plan
- GM REhires one of the best PR gurus of all time
- Hybrids vs. SUVs - weren't massive people haulers supposed to be extinct by now?

SPECIAL GUESTS: Phil and JP Gutierrez, Gutierrez Brothers Racing

All that and more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design and Production; and Karl Henkel, The Detroit News

May 09 2014

1hr 21mins

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Rank #3: AAH #367 - Cadillac Sags, Lexus Sinks, and Diesels Are About To Die

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NEWS TOPICS:
- Lincoln vs. Cadillac
- Diesel: Is it FCA's Turn?
- Dr. Data
- Sales: Spiffs or Trump Bump?
- Consumer Reports' Top 10
PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, ADandP; Alisa Priddle, Motor Trend; Stephanie Brinley, IHS Markit

Mar 03 2017

1hr 16mins

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Rank #4: AAH #369 - Ford Goes Further With 3D Printing

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NEWS TOPICS:
- Dr. Data
- CAFE/EPA: Good or bad for Detroit?
- PSA/Opel: A Euro-Asia play or implications for USA?
- Intel's big play in autonomy: Intel Inside stickers for cars?
PANEL: Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design and Production; Sam Abuelsamid, Navigant Research; Mike Martinez, Automotive News

Mar 17 2017

1hr 3mins

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Rank #5: AAH #447 - Sandy Munro's Tesla Deep Dive

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TOPIC: Tesla Deep Dive
SPECIAL GUEST: Sandy Munro, Munro and Associates
PANEL:
- David Welch, Bloomberg
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design and Production
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Jan 04 2019

1hr 19mins

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Rank #6: AAH #389 - FCA, PSA, and Looking For A Parking Spot

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REPORTER ROUNDTABLE
NEWS:
- NAFTA talks begin this week; What to expect?
- PSA's unusual approach to the North American market
- Are the Chinese going to buy FCA?
- Doctor Data
PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design and Production; Dave Sullivan, AutoPacific; Joann Muller, Forbes.com

Aug 17 2017

1hr 8mins

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Rank #7: AAH #236 - GM's Defect: What Did Barra Know, and When Did She Know it?

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UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Mary Barra's testimony in D.C. -- going from bad to worse?
- How did the analysts get March sales forecasts so wrong?
- Chrysler says Ram outsold Silverado, but WardsAuto data disagrees
- Sales overall are up, yet green car numbers continue to plummet

SPECIAL GUEST: Barry Ratzlaff, Executive Director, Hyundai Connected Car and BlueLink

All that and more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design and Production; and Mike Austin, Popular Mechanics.

Apr 04 2014

1hr 14mins

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Rank #8: AAH #458 - Sandy Munro Talks About Tesla in China

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SPECIAL GUEST: Greg Wallace, GM Heritage Center
TOPICS:
- Carlos Tavares Goes Shopping: What Looks Good?
- GM to Invest 2.7-billion in Brazil: How Do You Say Yikes in Portuguese
- Evelozcity Talks to Magna Steyr About Building EVs in U.S.
PANEL:
- Craig Cole, AutoGuide.com
- James Amend, WardsAuto.com
- Gary Vasilash, AD and P

Apr 05 2019

1hr 28mins

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Rank #9: AAH #433 - SAE Takes Autonomy To The Public

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SPECIAL GUEST: David Schutt, CEO, SAE International
TOPICS:
06:49 - SAE: Autonomous Rides in Tampa
33:35 - Doctor Data
38:18 - Toyota Motor collabs with Uber on Autonomy
46:41 - Is Dyson the next Tesla?
52:57 - PHONE CALL: Should NASCAR be worried about Ford?
56:09 - PHONE CALL: Manual Transmission is Disappearing
PANEL:
- Sam Abuelsamid, Navigant Research
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design and Production
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Aug 31 2018

1hr 2mins

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Rank #10: AAH #402 - Engineering Insights and Stories On The 2018 Mustang

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TOPIC: 2018 Ford Mustang
01:07 – Carl Widdman, Mustang Chief Engineer, Ford and Tom Barnes, Mustang Engineer, Ford
25:36 – Mark Schaller, Mustang Marketing Manager, Ford
36:46 – Panel Discussion
PANEL:
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design and Production
- Roman Mica, TFLCar.com
- Nik Miles, OurAutoExpert.com

Dec 07 2017

53mins

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Rank #11: AAH #471 - The Auto Industry On The Eve Of Destruction

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SPECIAL GUEST: Paul Eichenberg, Paul Eichenberg Strategic Consulting
TOPICS:
- Doctor Data
- First Half Sales In Review: Meh.
- Iacocca Saved Chrysler in ’79. How’s It Look 40 Years Later?
- The Model S Debuted in 2012. And Elon Isn’t Going to Refresh It?
PANEL:
- Joe White, Reuters
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design and Production
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Jul 12 2019

1hr 27mins

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Rank #12: AAH #374 - Buick's Future Is Avenir

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SPECIAL GUEST: Jace Stokes, Product Manager, Buick Enclave
TOPIC: 2018 Buick Enclave
NEWS:
- Dodge Demon and "The Fate of The Furious": Is this the Golden Age of Drive It Like You Stole It?
- VW Plans to Sell a Million EVs in 2020, Uber EV leasing in Portland
- GM adds 1,100 people in San Fran for Cruise Automation
PANEL: Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design and Production; Joann Muller, Forbes.com; Mike Austin, Autoblog

Apr 21 2017

1hr

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Rank #13: AAH #438 - Pushing Performance to the Edge with the 2019 Ford Edge ST

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Today's show was taped in the mountains of Utah. Join us for a deep dive into the 2019 Ford Edge ST!
SPECIAL GUESTS:
01:21 - Ed Krenz, Chief Functional Engineer, Ford
21:51 - Cristina Aquino, Marketing Manager, Ford Edge
40:10 - Nik and John's thoughts on the 2019 Ford Edge ST
PANEL:
- Nik Miles, OurAutoExpert.com
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Oct 11 2018

48mins

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Rank #14: AAH #398 - Sales Still Rockin, Tesla Droppin, and V2V Vanishing?

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NEWS:
- October Sales: Trick or Treat?
- Why is the Peugeot in the movie Blade Runner 2049 significant?
- Dr. Data
- SEMA and Tokyo: Polar Opposites of Automotive?
- Waymo Shows Off: What Might Krafcik's Strategy Be?
PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, ADandP; Jake Holmes, Motor1.com; Paul Eisenstein, The Detroit Bureau

Nov 03 2017

1hr 8mins

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Rank #15: AAH #491 - Why A Gearhead Loves His Tesla Model 3

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GUEST: Henry Payne, The Detroit News
PANEL:
- Lindsay Brooke, SAE International
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design and Production
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Dec 26 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #16: AAH #424 - Ford's Transit Gets Hit By a Bolt of Lightning

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SPECIAL GUEST: Tim Reeser, CEO, Lightning Systems
NEWS:
- Doctor Data
- Tesla Faces Reality and Layoffs
- The Consequences of Tariffs
- IIHS Tests: Ouch!
PANEL:
- Todd Lassa, Automobile
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design and Production
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Jun 15 2018

1hr 14mins

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Rank #17: AAH #422 - The Electric Future of the Internal Combustion Engine

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SPECIAL GUEST: Brian McKay, Director, Powertrain, Continental North America
NEWS:
- Doctor Data
- Tesla Fixes Brakes Over-the-Air
- Will FCA Drop Fiat in the U.S.
- SoftBank Invests $2.25-Billion in GM Cruise
PANEL:
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design and Production
- Lindsay Brooke, SAE
- Greg Migliore, Autoblog.com

Jun 01 2018

1hr 1min

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Rank #18: AAH #425 - Creating the Atomic Car Seat

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SPECIAL GUEST: Chuck Cauchy, President and CTO, Thermavance
NEWS:
- Doctor Data
- Collaborations Rising: VW and Ford, Audi and Hyundai
- Launching a Rocket Is One Thing, But Building Cars in a Tent?
- Colorado Joins CARB on EPA Pushback
- Volvo Opens a U.S. Factory and Still Struggles With Care by Volvo
PANEL:
- Sam Abuelsamid, Navigant Research
- Gary Vasilash, ADandP
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Jun 22 2018

1hr 6mins

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Rank #19: AAH #432 - RDXcellence in Engineering

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SPECIAL GUEST:
Stephen Frey
Chief Engineer, Acura RDX
Acura RDX cut body in studio
TOPICS:
- Doctor Data
- VW Diesel Scandal: Exhausting
- Monterey Car Week: Exotics Abounding
- Alex Zanardi Will Be Driving a BMW DTM M4: Unstoppable?

PANEL:
- Lindsay Brooke, SAE International
- Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design and Production
- John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Aug 24 2018

1hr 2mins

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Rank #20: AAH #487 - Ford Mustang Mach-E: Adding Another Pony to the Stable

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01:28 - Dave Pericak, Global Director, Ford Icons, Ford
28:02 - Chris Walter, Exterior Design Manager, Mustang Mach-E, Ford
52:00 - Journalist Impressions

PANEL:
John Voelcker, Freelance; Eric Noble, The CARLAB; Bob Gritzinger, Wards Intelligence; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Nov 20 2019

1hr 18mins

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