Daily Drive is a daily podcast that provides updates during the coronavirus outbreak. Automotive News Publisher Jason Stein speaks with industry experts, insiders and Automotive News reporters about how the coronavirus outbreak is impacting and reshaping the automotive industry.
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September 25, 2020 | Lucid's road to electrification
Lucid Motors design chief Derek Jenkins explains how the California startup is cementing its brand identity and retail strategy as the company prepares to bring its first luxury vehicle -- the Air electric sedan -- to market in 2021.
September 24, 2020 | How urban air mobility is gaining altitude
NASA researcher Parimal Kopardekar says a number of cities across the U.S. are embracing the idea of urban air mobility as a solution to move people and goods, while the concept is becoming more attractive to automakers and suppliers.
September 23, 2020 | Analyzing the trends accelerated by the pandemic
John Casesa, senior managing director at financial services company Guggenheim Partners, sees more corporate tie-ups on the horizon as automakers look to share the cost of emerging technologies. He also believes the growing number of new players with an ''enormous'' inflow of capital will help push the business case for electrification but warns the ''frenzy'' surrounding those companies may not last.
September 22, 2020 | Zapping misconceptions about international automakers
Autos Drive America boss Jennifer Safavian continues to educate Congress and consumers on the impact overseas automakers building cars in the U.S. have on the country's economy. Safavian says her to-do list includes pushing policies that promote open trade and explaining why her clients are more than just importers.
September 21, 2020 | Ford's Farley on becoming CEO, boosting profitability and the electric F-150
Incoming Ford CEO Jim Farley says he will focus on accelerating the automaker's transformation plans and increasing profits as he prepares to take the helm on Oct. 1. He also opens up about his leadership style, making ''mistakes'' throughout his career, why the automaker feels ''great'' about its tie-up with electric vehicle startup Rivian and how Ford plans to differentiate itself with the electric F-150 pickup.
September 18, 2020 | The science behind smart cities
MIT Media Lab's Kent Larson says the research institute is exploring the use of a three-wheeled bike-like autonomous vehicle to help solve mobility challenges in urban cities and is using artificial intelligence and data to help create a vision for smart cities of the future.
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low quality audio
Good podcast with interesting interviews related with the automotive industry. Unfortunately the audio quality for the guess speakers is very low quality. Sounds like is recorded via a phone call. In 2020 there are better methods to record guess remotely.