((o
Knowledge • News • Insights
 o))
In Partnership With

Auto News

Paving Her Own Legacy by Off-Roading

A Shunpiker's Journal
March 13, 2017 9:30 AM

Shelby Hall, granddaughter of  famous off-road racer and rally driver Rod Hall. Being third generation she is steeped in the world of off-roading and, after 4 years racing with the Hall team she’s starting her own legacy, an independent racing and rallying career. Shelby has raced and rallied vehicles as diverse as an old Ford Bronco to a Hummer H1 and she has raced on at least three continents. We talk to Shelby about racing, rallying, her family and the Rod Hall Drive programs where she is event director. and that wonderful, 50-year-old Bronco she just campaigned in the Mint 400 race in the Mojave Desert.  

Read More

Insights Into the 2017 Concours Show Season

A Shunpiker's Journal
March 10, 2017 5:00 PM

Ed Lucas, voice of many of the finest Concours events in the country and consummate expert on classic and collector cars. We record this program as the 2017 Concours show season begins with Amelia Island where Ed will be emcee. We talk about these wonderful shows, the auctions surrounding them and related events as well as what’s hot and what’s not in the collector car business and hobby. We also talk about some of Ed’s restoration and other projects, including the relatively unknown but spectacular Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegance in northern Ontario. Some years ago Ed co-hosted a radio program emanating from Southern California and you’ll find him colorful and entertaining to listen to. 

Read More

Michigan Looks to be a Leader in Autonomous Vehicle Technologies

Michigan Business Beat
February 24, 2017 12:00 PM

Chris Holman catches up with Michigan Senator Gary Peters about how Michigan can become a leader in the development and testing of autonomous vehicle technologies.

Read More

Taking a Look at NAFTA

Michigan Business Beat
February 21, 2017 1:30 PM

Chris Holman welcomes Kristin Dziczek Director, Industry, Labor, & Economics Group, CAR (Center for Automotive Research) Ann Arbor, MI to talk about the NAFTA Briefing.

Read More

Wrap-up of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit

A Shunpiker's Journal
January 30, 2017 5:00 PM

This episode of 'A Shunpiker's Journal' program is a wrap-up of the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Steve Purdy is joined by lively guest co-host, Michael Bernstein, a 20-year auto industry veteran who shares his impressions and insights on the show and other topics about the auto industry. We also present three interviews recorded at the show at COBO:

Read More

Insights from Auto Legends Bill Chapin and David E. Cole pt.1

Michigan Business Beat
January 18, 2017 5:00 PM

On December 21st at the Automotive Hall of Fame, auto industry legends Bill R. Chapin, President, Automotive Hall of Fame and Dr. David E. Cole, Chairman Chairman Emeritus of the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) in Ann Arbor, Michigan discuss the auto industry.

Read More

What to expect from the auto industry in 2017

Michigan Business Beat
January 17, 2017 11:00 AM

While at a holiday gathering at the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn, Michigan, Jeffrey Mosher talks with auto expert Steve Purdy not only about 2016, but what to expect from the auto industry in 2017 including battery costs coming down in price, federal fuel standards under review, and some exciting auto shows to look forward.

Read More

MBN on-the-road to the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn and more...

This Month in Small Business
January 17, 2017 9:00 AM

Michael Rogers, communications officer for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with nationally-known small business advocate Chris Holman about MBN on-the-road to the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn.

Read More

2016 sales in the Automotive Industry, crossover vehicles, and the NAIAS/Detroit

Michigan Business Beat
January 16, 2017 5:00 PM

Chris Holman talks with Terry Burns, Executive Vice President, Michigan Automobile Dealers Association, East Lansing, MI about the 2016 sales in the Automotive Industry, crossover vehicles, and the NAIAS/Detroit. They then take a look ahead into the good things 2017 has to offer.

Read More

The huge auto aftermarket show in Las Vegas

A Shunpiker's Journal
January 3, 2017 4:00 PM

Steve Purdy talks with John Larson, CEO of Bestop Corporation, maker of Jeep soft tops, both OEM and aftermarket, about the huge auto aftermarket show in Las Vegas, the biggest trade show of its kind anywhere, put on by the Specialty Equipment Market Association. Bestop does much of its R&D in the Detroit area working closely with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. John gives us a good sense of the show and his company’s role in the auto industry.

Read More

NEWER POSTS  |  ALL POSTS  |   |