Here are highlights from the latest episodes of 'Daily Drive', Automotive News' weekday podcast, May 23-25 hosted by Jake Neher with Kellen Walker.
“They say, bring it on. Toyota, they want the competition. They like the competition. And it’s really fun. It’s a great segment to watch heavyweights just bash each other.” — Larry P. Vellequette, Automotive News reporter covering Toyota and Volkswagen, on the redesigned Toyota Tacoma and competition heating up in the midsize truck segment
“By owning these companies, [Tekion] could test multiple functions in multiple departments and basically get real-world experience as they were putting their software programming and design elements together.” — Mark Hollmer, Automotive News reporter covering dealers and retail technology, on Tekion’s unorthodox decision to buy its own dealerships to test its technology
“The electrification of the entire fleet, the world and the United States is going to need a lot of batteries, and to build those batteries, you’re going to need a lot of battery materials. And that’s what we’re trying to really help impact.” — Jackson Switzer, Redwood Materials vice president of business development
— Listen to these and other shows at autonews.com/dailydrive.