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Researching the Automotive Future at CSRC

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 13, 2019 at 6:14 AM

These Toyota researchers are working to make driving,  being a passenger in an autonomous vehicle, bicycling, and even walking safer.

Cadillac’s Andrew Smith on Design

By: Gary S. Vasilash - Sponsored - May 03, 2019 at 1:11 PM

“A Cadillac wants to be a simple, memorable statement,” says Andrew Smith of the brand he leads design for. And another characteristic: “Americanness.”

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Bosch Locates AVs with Precision

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 12, 2019

It goes without saying that an autonomous vehicle really needs to “know” where it is at any given time during its travels.

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Designing for Dollars?

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 11, 2019

Andreas Thurner, formerly of BMW Group design, has been named vice president of Global Design and Architecture within Karma Design, a new business unit.

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Cadillac’s Andrew Smith on Design

June 13, 2019 - Gary S. Vasilash

“A Cadillac wants to be a simple, memorable statement,” says Andrew Smith of the brand he leads design for. And another characteristic: “Americanness.”

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AAH #467 - SAE AutoDrive Challenge: A New Generation of Autonomous Engineers. SPECIAL GUESTS: Chris Ciuca, SAE International; Lindsey Malson, BulldogBolt/Kettering University; Keenan Burnett, Team Lead, aUToronto/University of Toronto; Dan Nicholson, VP, General Motors PANEL: Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Feature Experience Results in Better Grinders

Fritz Studer AG has been producing grinding machines since 1912. During that time the Swiss firm has produced more than 24,000 of them. So when it redesigned two of its universal grinders—the S31 and the S33—it went at the task so as to increase the capabilities and productivity of both.

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Feature Speed Metal

June 13, 2019 - Michael Anderson

The grail of metal additive manufacturing is the ability to keep pace with full automotive production. The quest continues.

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Trump, Trudeau to Discuss Trade Pact Next Week

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet with President Donald Trump on June 20 to discuss ratifying their countries’ updated trade deal with Mexico.