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Creating An Intelligent Workshop with Rugged Hardware, AI and Automation by Getac

We discuss the future of the automotive aftersales workshop with Russell Younghusband from Getac and the latest in rugged hardware and software and how artificial intelligence and automation is making the automotive workshop more intelligent. From ruggedized hardware that will let you down less in the field and can be taken around and under vehicles…

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The Future of Engines and Fuels

We talk to Howard Gerwin from RKLAB AG to get a greater understanding of the future of engines and fuels and various challenges to meet emissions requirements and improve CO2 and NOx emissions.  Howard explains in depth the various fuels and engine applications where it would make sense to use these fuels on which engine…

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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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