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Gary Vasilash, Editor-in-Chief
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Knowledge, Business & Longevity

"A relentless elimination of waste achieved through the constant pursuit and creation of new knowledge."

That phrase from a presentation that Dr. Ted Duclos, vice president and general manager, Global Fluid Power Div., Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (, gave at the recent CAR Group Management Briefing Seminars ( is not the sort of thing that one ordinarily hears from an executive. – Read More

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White + Black + Silver = Grey
The old line "Watch what I do, not what I say" comes to mind relative to the recent BASF annual automotive color trend report, which basically tries to determine what colors will be popular two to three years out among car buyers. Read More

Drive-ins & Dream Cruises
If you think back to American Graffiti, the film that celebrated the time when things like drive-in theaters were in their heyday, you'll remember the two primary cars in that movie were a '32 Ford and a '55 Chevy. Good old Detroit Iron. Read More

'Vette Has Tech, Too
The 2014 Corvette Stingray has to be more than a superbly performing sports car. Read More

Crowd-sourcing a Porsche
What happens if you crowd-source the design of a car? Read More


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