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German Project to Examine Auto Cybersecurity

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 26, 2018 at 6:37 AM

At the recent annual general meeting of Volkswagen Group, the company’s CEO Dr.

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 Nissan Rogue SL AWD

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 25, 2018 at 6:49 AM

As you may recall from a class that you once took once upon a time, argumentum ad populum is the fallacy that has it that because a lot of people have done or think something, it must be right or good.

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Something to Make Elon Musk’s Day

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 24, 2018 at 6:43 AM

Earlier this week the 100th Bugatti Chrion was built in L’Atelier, the facility in Molsheim, France, a car with a blue matt finish—the first ever for the car—on the carbon fiber body.

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Automotive Engineering

The Volvo XC40: A New SUV for a New Generation

May 26, 2018 - Gary S. Vasilash

Volvo Cars has been through a lot of changes in the past 20 years. And lately, it has been driving many changes based on its SPA and now CMA vehicle architectures.

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AAH #421: The Amazing World of 3D Printing. Special Guest: Jon Walker, Area Sales Manager, EOS North America. NEWS: Straight Talk On The Future of 3D Printing; Doctor Data; The Politics of Auto: The Detroit 3 Go to Washington; Gas Prices Inflate: Will Iran Result in Reduced Summer Driving? Executive Churn at Tesla: Much Ado About Nothing? PANEL: - Gary Vasilash, AD&P - Chris Paukert, Roadshow by CNET - Joe White, Reuters - Stephanie Brinley, IHS Markit

Feature Simulating Long-Fiber Composites

May 26, 2018 - Lawrence S. Gould

Long carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastics may get increased use thanks to simulation capabilities.

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Feature Chasing the Light: On the Matter of Mass Reduction

May 26, 2018 - Gary S. Vasilash

Automakers the world over are reducing vehicular mass, whether they’re making supercars that cost hundreds of thousands or pickup trucks that sell in the hundreds of thousands. Here’s a look.

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Defiant California Vows Court Battle Over Emission Rules

Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown tells Bloomberg News the state will fight the Trump administration’s efforts to freeze emission limits in 2020 for “longer than Trump has in office” if necessary.