Car and Concept

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 24, 2016 at 5:18 AM

This is the Lamborghini Centenario Roadster that was introduced this past weekend at “The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering” in Carmel, California.

Box Full of Soul

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 23, 2016 at 5:33 AM

Michael Sprague, chief operating officer and executive vice president, Kia Motors America, makes an interesting observation about things of a boxy nature—vehicles of a boxy configuration, that is.

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AAH #344: The Supercharger Goes Electric. News topics: Hyundai and Genesis Get to Amazon Before Other OEMs - Tesla’s Bigger Battery: A Faster Way to Bankruptcy? - Delphi & Mobileye: Maybe Sergio Was Right About Autonomy Being a Commodity. Special Guest: Matti Vint, Director, Powertrain R&D, Valeo North America. Automakers keep downsizing their engines to meet fuel economy and emissions standards. But smaller engines need some sort of boost to provide the power that drivers need and want. That’s why turbocharging and supercharging have become so popular. Now comes the next step, electric boost. E-turbos and e-superchargers are about to hit the market, and we have an experimental Lincoln MKZ with an e-supercharger in the studio. Panel: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; David Zoia, WardsAuto.com; David Welch, Bloomberg.

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