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Tahoe Custom: Chevy’s New SUV Value Play

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 18, 2017 at 5:38 AM

Although the common wisdom has it that crossovers and SUVs have limitless growth opportunities, maybe the folks at Chevrolet have discerned something that indicates that there’s still something called economic gravity.

MANN+HUMMEL’s Dust Buster

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 16, 2017 at 9:40 AM

While driving is associated with putting things like particulates in the air, a German company that specializes in making filters is testing technology that can actually allow vehicles to help clean the air.

Tires from a Shrub

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 15, 2017 at 6:12 AM

Tires, by and large, are made from rubber.

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Building a 4,398-pound Car (That Goes 261 mph)

With a base price on the order of €2.4-million and a production run of 500, the Bugatti Chiron is not just any car. And it isn’t built like one, either.

August 18, 2017 - Gary S. Vasilash

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AAH #387 - PSA Returns & CARB Will Not Back Down. Topic: CAR’s Management Briefing Seminars - Hot topics in the auto industry is what the first week in August is all about, at least in Traverse City, Michigan. That’s where CAR, the Center for Automotive Research, holds its annual Management Briefing Seminars. And this year AFTER HOURS caught up with three speakers who are definitely making news at the conference; one talks emissions when it comes to CARB; the second is with the North American revival of PSA, and then our third discusses the prolonged life of the I.C.E. Special Guests: Annette Hebert, California Air Resources Board; Larry Dominique, President & CEO, PSA North America, Inc.; Robert Davis, SVP, Mazda NA. Doctor Data & wrap up. Panel: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production

Feature Siemens PLM Launches More Comprehensive PLM Capabilities

August 18, 2017 - Lawrence S. Gould

From costing to configuring, from planning to executing, the latest release of Teamcenter handles all this and more.

Feature Building a 4,398-pound Car (That Goes 261 mph)

August 18, 2017 - Gary S. Vasilash

With a base price on the order of €2.4-million and a production run of 500, the Bugatti Chiron is not just any car. And it isn’t built like one, either.

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UPDATE: Dongfeng Motor, Guangzhou Automobile Deny Interest in Buying FCA

Dongfeng Motor Group and Guangzhou Automobile Group have joined Zhejiang Geely Holding in denying any “current plans” to acquire Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.