The Automotive Design & Production Production Zone consists of the hardware—tools, machining centers, grinders, etc.—that is used in automotive manufacturing.
By: Gary S. Vasilash - February 03, 2017 at 5:26 AM
According to the folks at Sculpteo, a 3d printing and engineering services company based outside of Paris, they built what they describe as “the first ever fully functional bike created using digital manufacturing.” To prove that this is a real bike, not a booth exhibit, the two designers of the bike, Alexandre d’Orsetti and Piotr Widelka, rode it from Las Vegas, where it had been on display at CES, to San Francisco, where Sculpteo has a facility.
By: Gary S. Vasilash - December 13, 2016 at 6:02 AM
When asked what the “secret sauce” is that makes the “Crafted by Lear” approach to next-generation automotive seating development distinctive, Jeneanne Hanley, Lear's vice president for Global Trim and Craftsmanship, has an interesting answer: “Glue.” No, she isn’t referring to a gelatinous adhesive.
By: Gary S. Vasilash - December 12, 2016 at 6:11 AM
According to Nancy Darga, the Milwaukee Junction area in Detroit—which is just east of the New Center area, northeast of Wayne State University—was, back in the first two decades of the 20th century, something of a Silicon Valley for the auto industry.
By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 25, 2016 at 5:02 AM
Last week Mazda unveiled the forthcoming CX-5, the second generation of the compact crossover that was launched in 2012, the first of the Mazda models to feature both KODO design and SKYACTIV technology.