Talking Automotive

Ep 61: The Brand Builder – how to build and also repair a broken brand with Chris Bayman

We talk to Chris Bayman the Automotive Brand Builder Guru about what it takes to create a good brand. Chris talks about what is a good brand and what are the elements to focus on maintaining a good brand. Chris also goes into detail about how to repair a damaged brand, what are the things…

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Gender Diversity Improves Your Bottom Line

We talk to Dr Imogen Reid from the VACC  (Victorian Automotive Chamber of Commerce) about gender diversity and how it plays out in the automotive industry. We cover a range of topics including why do we need to have more women in the auto industry. Imogen covers the current state of play with women in…

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Automotive Fleet Development Post COVID

This is our first podcast of season three and we talk about automotive fleet development and the importance to continue canvassing automotive fleets even during vehicle supply shortages. We share ideas and tips of how to engage in zoom meetings with fleet customers and how to develop relationships in face to face meetings. Mark talks…

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EV 101: Everything You Need To Know About Electric Vehicles in Australia

We discuss some of the challenges with electric vehicles in Australia and what the Australian government needs to do to support electric vehicles. We investigate best practice in other markets such as Norway with regards incentives and infrastructure required to enable the quick rollout of electric vehicles. We discuss batteries and the development of batteries…

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Is it Time to Change the Automotive Dealer Franchise Model?

We interview Adiba Fattah a PHD Researcher from the University of Sunshine Coast who is doing a Research Project on the Evaluation of the Franchise Model in the Australian Automotive Industry. Adiba is investigating the social exchange and the power and control between the dealer and the OEM in the franchise model. She is also…

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How to get Recruitment Right

We talk to Dean Courtenay about Human Resources, recruitment and human capital. Dean runs Quadrant People Resources where he specialises in recruiting, search and HR support. Dean discusses Quadrant People Resources and the various services they offer. Dean gives us his view on recruitment during lockdown and where he sees it going in the future….

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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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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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