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GMC Acadia Adds an Engine—and an AT4 Package

By: Gary S. Vasilash - February 21, 2019 at 8:58 AM

The 2020 GMC Acadia is getting a new grille and something being that grille that is notable, a 230-hp 2.0-liter turbocharged I4 that produces 258 lb-ft of torque.

Prototyping Materials and Processes for Automotive Lightweighting

Sponsored - April 01, 2018 at 12:30 AM

Material selection is the key factor for making vehicles lighter. Here’s a quick look at the best options that also lend themselves to quick-turn, fully functional prototypes.

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2018 Jeep Wrangler: Some Things to Know

By: Gary S. Vasilash - Sponsored - March 02, 2018 at 4:34 PM

Design, materials, powertrain and manufacturing details about what is arguably the quintessential vehicle in the Jeep lineup.

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Diesels in German Audi Q8s

By: Gary S. Vasilash - February 19, 2019 at 9:22 AM

Although diesel engines have fallen into some disrepute in the U.S. market for non-truck light vehicle applications, this is not the case, perhaps surprisingly, in Germany.

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Engineering the 2020 Cadillac XT6

By: Gary S. Vasilash - February 18, 2019 at 7:53 AM

Cadillac currently has three non-car vehicles in its lineup, the imposing and possibly venerable Escalade, the XT5, which started its existence as the SRX and is now crushing it in the market, and the most recent, the compact XT4, which is in a sweet spot for those looking to get into the premium portion of the market.

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Prototyping Materials and Processes for Automotive Lightweighting

Material selection is the key factor for making vehicles lighter. Here’s a quick look at the best options that also lend themselves to quick-turn, fully functional prototypes.

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2018 Jeep Wrangler: Some Things to Know

February 21, 2019 - Gary S. Vasilash

Design, materials, powertrain and manufacturing details about what is arguably the quintessential vehicle in the Jeep lineup.

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Feature CNC Lathe Advances Breed Novel Cutting Tool Designs

February 21, 2019 - Michael Anderson

Y-axis travels and secondary spindles have engendered some new approaches to familiar tasks.

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Feature Transforming Volkswagen

February 21, 2019 - Gary S. Vasilash

A line up of electric cars and a new head of American operations may have a bigger transformation on VW (especially in the U.S.) than anything since the first Beetle arrived in the U.S. in 1949.

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Ford Probes Possible Emission, Fuel Economy Test Errors

Ford Motor Co. tells Reuters it is investigating possible errors in the way it calculates emission and fuel economy figures for its U.S. vehicles.