Here are edited highlights from the latest episodes of "Daily Drive," Automotive News' weekday podcast, hosted by Jason Stein and Steve Schmith.
"COVID, quite frankly, helped and drove the value of personal vehicle ownership. Your home and your car became your two safe spaces."--Brent Burns, CEO, JM Family Enterprises
"Industry 4.0 is a good vision to challenge our industry worldwide, to rethink and go beyond just a factory or smart factory to become more smart, scalable and sustainable."--Jay Lee, vice chairman, Foxconn
"This can really only be looked at through the lens of they [Ford] want to compete with Jeep. They want Bronco to be seen as credible in this off-road space. And what's Jeep doing right now? They're opening a bunch of standalone stores with their dealer body."--Mike Martinez, Automotive News reporter, on the automaker's plan to allow dealers to create separate Bronco showrooms
"We do still see a life for combustion engine products and pieces in our portfolio. But the trend for growth in electrification is really reinforced over this last year."--Sandy Stojkovski, CEO, Vitesco Technologies North America
"Formula One is putting together a team of highly skilled engineers, technicians, aerodynamicists — and also enabling them to be creative with their solutions in order to outdo the competition."--Otmar Szafnauer, CEO, Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One team