Silverado Goes Under the Knife, Plastic Roads!? - Autoline Daily 1657
0:32 Chevy Silverado Refreshed for 2016 1:11 Opel Jumps on Ride Sharing Bandwagon 2:09 ZF’s Electric Twist Beam Axle 2:56 Subaru Disagrees with Merger Talk 4:11 Big Trucks Continue Climb 4:51 Plastic Roads!? Get more video everyday at http://autoline.tv
Goodyear Developing Self-Inflating Tire - Autoline Daily 701
As expected IHS Automotive downgraded their 2011 sales forecast for the auto industry, the question now is how will automakers respond? GM will be sourcing its batteries for future EV's from A123 Systems. Goodyear is researching tires that can inflate themselves while rolling along the road. All that and more, plus Peter De Lorenzo spreads his wisdom on management at Chrysler.
Analysts See Q3 & Q4 Slowdown - Autoline Daily 700
Many auto analysts are a bit weary, and rightfully so given the threat of another economic downturn. Honda, long the darling of Consumer Reports has come under the gun as its model line loses favor with the reviewers at CR. Chrysler is back to partnering with Kettering University for engineering students, after eliminating the program during bankruptcy. All that and more, plus You Said It!
Combining Super Capacitors and Batteries for EV Breakthrough - Autoline Daily 699
China's "soft" sales numbers are suddenly looking a lot better in July, while India's sales dipped for the first time in two years. GM plans to slash the number of platforms it builds in half. And, it works, it really works! Electronic Stability Control reduces deaths and accidents in the real world. All that and more, plus a Taiwanese company may just have an EV breakthrough that combines batteries with super capacitors.