2017 GMC Acadia: Designing and Engineering a “Professional Grade” Crossover

GMC doesn’t make cars. It makes trucks and utility vehicles. There’s the small Terrain. There’s the large Yukon. And now there’s an all-new seven-passenger Acadia right in between.

July 2016 - Gary S. Vasilash, Editor-in-Chief

2017 Honda Ridgeline: Second Time Is a Charm

The only controversial thing about the second-generation Honda Ridgeline is how it has midsize-truck capabilities in a package that is as well executed as an Accord sedan.

July 2016 - Gary S. Vasilash, Editor-in-Chief

Bentley’s First SUV Lives Up to Advanced Billing

Long before its introduction this summer, the 2017 Bentley Bentayga was hailed as the fastest, most technically advanced and, of course, most well-refined and luxurious SUV ever.

July 2016 - Steve Plumb, Senior Editor, AutoBeat Daily

Choosing and Using Waterjet Cutting

The tech has been around for a while, but improvements are making it all the more efficient.

July 2016 - Ray Chalmers, Contributing Editor

Making a Car With Potatoes

Yes, potatoes. And carrots. But more realistically, OEMs are turning to materials that are at the very least more environmentally sound, primarily for interior applications.

July 2016 - Scott Anderson, Contributing Editor

Sunroof Frame Goes Natural

IAC has developed the materials and the process that allows the manufacture of price-competitive, natural sunroof frames.

July 2016 - Gary S. Vasilash, Editor-in-Chief

Sustainable Manufacturing: There Are Apps for That

Software that supports sustainable manufacturing and environmentally conscious products help make going green somewhat easier.

July 2016 - Lawrence S. Gould, Contributing Editor