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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.

Using Simulation Software to Optimize Automotive Lightweighting

Sponsored - October 26, 2018 at 12:30 AM

Automotive manufacturers are meeting CAFE fuel-efficiency standards through lightweighting, which requires simulation software for design engineers.

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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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A Really, Really Quick MINI Coming Next Year

By: Gary S. Vasilash - February 15, 2019 at 7:15 AM

One of the challenges that MINI faces is that when the brand was resurrected by BMW in 2000-2001, small cars actually had market appeal and the MINI Hardtop of that period was nothing if not appealing.

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Tenneco to Spin Off DRiV

By: Gary S. Vasilash - February 14, 2019 at 9:41 AM

DRiV is the name of the company that is being spun off from Tenneco later this year, a consequence of Tenneco’s acquisition of Federal-Mogul last year.

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Using Simulation Software to Optimize Automotive Lightweighting

Automotive manufacturers are meeting CAFE fuel-efficiency standards through lightweighting, which requires simulation software for design engineers.

Read More
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Automotive Engineering

2018 Jeep Wrangler: Some Things to Know

February 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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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Talks Stall Between U.S., Calif. on Fuel Economy

Efforts to reconcile future U.S. and California rules about vehicle emissions have collapsed with no agreement, sources tell Bloomberg News.