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Can Diesel be Green?

We talk to Howard Gerwin from RKLAB AG to get a greater understanding of diesel engines and how they work and diesel technology development to improve CO2 and NOx emissions. Howard explains diesel gate and what happened and the challenges Volkswagen faced. He goes into depth about catalytic converters, EGR, SCR and AdBlue and explains…

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Are Electric Vehicles the Silver Bullet?

Join us as we discuss the challenges with electric vehicles and the manufacture and disposal of electric vehicle batteries. We investigate the scarcity of rare earth metals and impact the mining of these metals will have on the environment and how this will impact electric vehicles and impact on the environment as a whole. We…

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Holden Monaro Australian Muscle Car – Car Enthusiast Explained

This week we go back to the roots of the auto industry and speak to an automotive enthusiast Silvio Barbisan. Silvio belongs to the Monaro Car Club and discusses why a person becomes an auto enthusiast and then why particularly a Monaro enthusiast. Silvio talks about what makes a muscle car and how a persons…

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Time To Get Serious About Automotive Tech Shortage with Tony Foon

This week we talk to Tony Foon to get a better understanding of the challenges in the automotive industry and its ability to attract service technicians and mechanics.   Some of the highlights are   why it is so important to create a career path for technicians. the need to get technicians on the tools from…

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Police Cars – The Inside Story with Frank Melilli

This week we get a better understanding of the challenges to manage a police car fleet. We cover a range of topics including what are the requirements of a police car to meet police force needs. We review the different police cars that make up a police car fleet and review the different requirements for…

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Business Ideas: Automotive Predictions for New and Used Car Sales in Australia for 2022

Are we right or are we wrong? What do you think the numbers will be for the Australian Automotive New Car Market in 2022. Let us know what you think are the factors that will influence the market in 2022 for new and used car sales and give us your comments below. We would love…

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Fleet Accident and Claims Best Practice with Drew Schnehage

In Talking Automotive With Mark and John Ep 45. Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk to Drew Schnehage CEO from Innovation Group. Drew talks about accident and claims management services. Drew explains why it is so important to understand the data and how using the services of a company such as the Innovation Group can…

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How to Nail Outbound Sales Calls with Andrew Myers from DTS Experience

In Talking Automotive With Mark and John Ep 44 Podcast,¬† Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk to Andrew Myers from DTS Experience on how to Nail Outbound Sales Calls. We talk to Andrew¬† about why sales consultants find it so difficult to make outbound sales calls and how to develop strategies to overcome this. Andrew…

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How to Maximize ROI through Effective Loyalty with David Hawkins

In Talking Automotive With Mark and John Podcast Ep 43. Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk to David Hawkins CRO from Loyalty Logistix. David speaks to us about retention, loyalty and the value of getting an in-depth understanding of the data in your database and how this can be turned into real value for the…

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Profit Improver: How to Grow Your Business with Kevin Abood

In Talking Automotive With Mark and John Podcast Ep 42. Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk to Kevin Abood CEO from Kevin Abood Automotive Consulting Services. Kevin goes into detail on how to improve profitability in a dealership and how to grow your business. Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk about making your marketing spend…

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