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Autoline THIS WEEK

Next Airing: Sat, Jul 31st, 2021 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV

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"Autoline THIS WEEK" is dedicated to reporting on, discussing and dissecting the inner workings of the auto industry and the products that it makes. The 30-minute panel show focuses on topics that drive the industry as well the men and women behind the wheel. John McElroy in addition to being the dean of Detroit's automotive journalist community, he is also host of this EMMY-award winning show.


  • Gad Zoox! Av Startup Re-Writes The Book On Safety

    Mark Rosekind is a former NHTSA administrator. Now he's with autonomous vehicle startup Zoox, which was recently bought by Amazon. Zoox has a clever design for a vehicle that is going to be safer than anything that's ever been on the road.

    Next Airing: Sat, Jul 31st, 2021 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 8/12/2021 to 8/25/2021
  • Manufacturing Cars with Biomaterials

    The auto industry is working hard to reduce its carbon footprint. And while everyone is aware of the big push to electric cars, there are other efforts underway. One of those includes making automotive components from biomaterials. These are materials made from plants and vegetation, not from petroleum. And they've reached a level of sophistication and development where they are lighter, cheaper and offer better performance.

    Next Airing: Sat, Aug 7th, 2021 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 8/5/2021 to 8/18/2021
  • Can The Grid Handle All These EVs?

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 7/15/2021 to 7/28/2021
  • Rebuilding The Supply Chain for Chips & Evs

    The auto industry got clobbered by a shortage of chips. It could also face a shortage of critical materials needed to make batteries and motors for electric cars. The industry needs long term planning to avoid future shortages, and may need the federal government involved to make it happen.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/27/2021 to 6/9/2021
  • The Us Trails China In Mining Metals for EVs

    China cornered the global market for the critical metals and minerals needed to make EV motors and batteries. Now the Biden Administration wants to develop a US supply chain. Is that even possible? And if so, how long will it take? Three experts in mining and processing talk about the challenges that lie ahead.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 7/22/2021 to 8/4/2021
  • Two Companies That Already Operate Autonomous Vehicles

    Autonomous vehicles are not years away from going into commercial operation. They're already on the road today providing rides to the public. May Mobility and Beep are two of the pioneers in this technology. They're growing their operations and see a bright future ahead.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 7/8/2021 to 7/20/2021