While aluminum vs. steel is getting more contentious in the world of light-duty trucks, when it comes to creating structures, the heavy-duty truck people know something important about strength and mass.
August 26, 2016 - Gary S. Vasilash
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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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August 26, 2016 - Ray Chalmers
While everyone wants a custom measuring system, full-on customization can be costly. A system built with modular components can fit the bill— in the quality and financial senses.