August 2014


Your Luxury Car Was Built Where?

"If technology is a fork, then culture is how you use it."


Amko Leenarts: Inside Story

"We are global, so I am designing cars for the whole world," says Amko Leenarts, who heads up Ford's global interior design. And to think he once thought he'd be designing interiors for buildings as a career.

CAM: Getting Better and Going Cloud

Acquisitions haven’t stopped two CAM vendors from advancing their software. In fact, the acquisitions have also helped put CAM into the cloud.

On the 2015 Volkswagen Golf and GTI

The Golf is the successor to the Beetle, and Volkswagen's all-time top seller. And while the seventh generation has been built in Germany since 2013, it is now being built in a plant in Mexico and has come to America.

Magna and the Art of Advanced Manufacturing

This automotive supplier is driving the auto industry forward with its engineering and, especially, manufacturing skills. Here’s a look.

Looking at the 2015 Lincoln MKC

Lincoln has promised four all-new vehicles in four years. The MKC, C-segment crossver, is the second. And it is likely to be the best seller of all due to keen attention to design and engineering.

Advanced Manufacturing at Ford

Virtual engineering and additive processes are having an effect at how Ford builds its cars and trucks, not only in the U.S., but around the world. Here’s a look.