Automotive Body

The Bollinger B1: An Electric Sport Ute

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 28, 2017 at 6:08 AM

The Bollinger Motors B1 has been revealed.

Automotive Management

2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country T6 AWD

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 27, 2017 at 6:39 AM

Volvo was once the official vehicle, it seems, of the college professor, especially those with elbow-patched tweed jackets and fragrant pipe.

Digital Domain

Creating Smarter Bus Routes

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 26, 2017 at 6:24 AM

Although transportation is undergoing profound changes, let’s face it: there is a huge existing infrastructure out there consisting of vehicles as well as roadways and ancillary objects (signs, traffic signals, etc.), and it is going to take a long time for that to be turned over to a new approach.

Automotive Design

Retrofuturism and the American Center for Mobility

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 25, 2017 at 6:45 AM

The American Center for Mobility (ACM) is currently under construction in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on a 530+ acre site that was once part of the legendary Willow Run Airport.

Automotive Engineering

Cars Classic and Contemporary Concerns

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 24, 2017 at 8:11 AM

The Concours d'Elegance of America is happening this coming weekend, Friday July 28 through Sunday the 30th, at the Inn at St.

Automotive Design

Ford Design Changes (People, That Is)

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 22, 2017 at 9:01 AM

Ford is making some changes in terms of its design team, according to Automotive News, with the objective of making its operations more streamlined and efficient.

Automotive Engineering

Pickups and Prices

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 21, 2017 at 6:28 AM

So Mercedes is now in the pickup market.

BP Helps People Breathe Easier

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 20, 2017 at 6:46 AM

If you read this statement on a webpage, you might think that it was put there by an organization other than the one that put it there: “The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that warming of the climate system is unequivocal, and is in large part due to an increase in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from human activities.

Automotive Powertrain

The Future of Diesels?

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 19, 2017 at 6:52 AM

“The public debate about diesel engines is creating uncertainty—especially for our customers.

Automotive Engineering

The Jaguar E-Pace and Magna

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 18, 2017 at 6:33 AM

While “Jaguar” and “sports car” are almost synonymous, the people at Jag undoubtedly looked at the fortunes of their sister company, Land Rover, and recognized that the whole utility universe is expanding faster than Edwin Hubble thought the whole universe is.

Automotive Powertrain

Breaking Down the Chevy Bolt

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 17, 2017 at 6:31 AM

Sandy Munro and his team of engineers and costing analysts at Munro & Associates were contacted by UBS Research—an arm of the giant banking and investment firm—and asked whether it was possible to do a teardown and cost assessment of the Chevrolet Bolt EV.

Automotive Interiors

First Look at the 2018 Honda Accord

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 14, 2017 at 12:00 PM

“We are redefining the Honda Accord for a new generation of buyers by bringing something unexpected that challenges the idea of what a mainstream sedan can be.” That’s Jeff Conrad, senior vice president of the Automobile Div. of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., talking about the 10th generation, 2018 Accord that was unveiled today in Detroit and which will launch this fall.