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2Autoline After Hours with John McElroy, Jason Vines, and Peter DeLorenzo

In this week's episode of Autoline After Hours, John McElroy, newly minted Christian publishing mogul Jason Vines and Peter "The Autoextremist" DeLorenzo gather for another unusually frank discussion about the motoring industry's ups and downs.

11Ex-Chrysler media man Vines named head of P.R. at... Christian publishing house?

Former Chrysler PR chief Jason Vines has had more than his fair share of jobs over the years. He's had automotive gigs at Chrysler, Ford and Nissan, he's worked as a stand-up comedian, he spent time at Compuware and he even spent time at the food rescue program Forgotten Harvest. We've even spotted Vines (seen here at left, with comedian David Spade) regularly hanging with John McElroy on Autoline After Hours.

38Autoline After Hours: TTAC's Robert Farago joins McElroy, De Lorenzo and Vines

If you haven't caught an episode of Autoline After Hours, this is the show to watch. Joining AAH's host and Autoblog contributor John McElroy is Autoextremist's own Peter De Lorenzo and former Chrysler PR man Jason Vines. For an additional bit of flavor, The Truth About Cars' founder and editor, Robert Farago, will join the trio to discuss the week's events, including – but not limited to – Chrysler's bankruptcy filing and the death of Pontiac. With everything that's gone on in the p

3Autoline After Hours with John McElroy, Jason Vines, Peter De Lorenzo and... us!

John McElroy and the good people at Autoline Detroit have decided to make their weekly Autoline After Hours internet show a weekly series. Last week we hosted their first episode on Autoblog, and this week it returns with John McElroy as host, regular guests Jason Vines and Peter De Lorenzo, and us.

4BREAKING: Jason Vines resigns from Chrysler LLC

For as long as this young blog can remember, Jason Vines has been the official voice of Chrysler. Though he began at Chrysler back in 1983, Vines' professional career has seen him receive paychecks at both Nissan and Ford before returning to Chrysler in 2003 to become Vice President-Communications. Little did Vines know that he'd be on the front lines when this whole blog phenomenon hit the big time and the face of automotive journalism began to change. He's had to endure embargo breaks, late ni

46John Edwards hears it from Jason Vines

Jason Vines, Chrysler's VP of Communications, read about John Edward's comments about SUV buying and just couldn't hold his tongue. Democratic presidential hopeful Edwards let slip during a speech to a labor group that Americans should sacrifice their SUVs in favor of more fuel efficient vehicles. While there are undoubtedly many people out there who have SUVs for their trendiness and perceived indestructibility, many SUVs are owned by people who truly need them. And those are the people Vines i

28LaSorda recognizes Chrysler's ads are lame

During a meeting with Detroit-area dealers, Tom LaSorda, Chrysler group's CEO, expressed his displeasure with the current advertising route employed by the Detroit New York offices of BBDO.

5Was it something I said? Chrysler's Joe Eberhardt stepping down

The Chrysler Group CEO Tom LaSorda announced today that Joe Eberhardt is stepping down as the company's Executive Vice President-Global Sales, Marketing and Service. Eberhardt is reportedly returning to the retail side of the business within the Mercedes-Benz dealer network in the United States. His exact position and new role in the company on the retail side of things was not explained, however.

3Chrysler PR responds to gag ad pull

The Chrysler Group's PR chief Jason Vines responded yesterday to the company's decision to ask YouTube to yank the two not-ready-for-prime-time gag ads that Jalopnik had posted and featured on its blog this week. Vines explains the two ads were "part of an outtakes reel for the real gag ads." The two profane ads, he goes on to say, were released without permission, which subsequently sent Vines into a profane-peppered rage of his own after learning of the breach when he returned home from the L.

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