Highlights from the latest Daily Drive podcasts, August 1-4
Here are highlights from the latest episodes of ‘Daily Drive’, Automotive News’ weekday podcast, August 1-4, hosted by Jamie Butters with Kellen Walker.
“It was sort of the establishment flexing its power and showing them, ‘Hey, we still have plenty of influence here.’ –Michael Martinez, Automotive News reporter, on the UAW constitutional convention reversing course on strike pay after anti-establishment delegates had gotten it increased
“We are a symbol of the American dream, and that comes through in who’s attracted to this brand.”–Melissa Grady, Cadillac chief marketing officer, on the brand’s place in society as it pivots to an all-EV lineup
“Overall sales were disappointing yet again; we just didn’t have the inventory to sell. But Ford was the bright spot. … I think the lesson is: If you have vehicles, you will sell them. But not everybody does.”–Michelle Krebs, executive analyst at Cox Automotive, on July light-vehicle sales in the U.S.
— Listen to these and other shows at autonews.com/dailydrive.
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- Former Ford exec Matt VanDyke on jump to Shift Digital
- Toyota unit falsified emissions data from at least 2003, probe finds
- CEO David Smith named chairman of Sonic Automotive; former CEO Scott Smith returns to board
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- Sales chief Randy Parker named CEO of Hyundai Motor America