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Autoline THIS WEEK

Next Airing: Thu, Aug 13th, 2020 at 1:00 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.


  • Volkswagen Bets Big On Electrics

    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.

    Next Airing: Thu, Aug 13th, 2020 at 1:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 8/6/2020 to 8/19/2020
  • Reverse Merger Mania

    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.

    Next Airing: Sat, Aug 15th, 2020 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 8/13/2020 to 8/26/2020
  • Applying Artificial Intelligence To The Automotive Industry

    China, the United States and the UK are recognized as global leaders in the development of artificial intelligence. But did you know that Canada plays an outsized role in AI? We talk to three of Canada's top experts in AI, and how it's being applied in different areas of the automotive industry.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 6/11/2020 to 6/24/2020
  • Arsenal of Democracy-Covid-19 Style

    When World War II broke out the U.S. auto industry responded with alacrity, and Detroit became known as the Arsenal of Democracy. Today, with the COVID-19 crisis, the U.S. auto industry is riding to the rescue again.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 6/18/2020 to 7/1/2020
  • Car Sales: from Collapse to Glimmers of Hope

    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 go 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.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 6/25/2020 to 7/8/2020
  • What Will My Car Be Worth In Three Years?

    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.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 7/2/2020 to 7/15/2020