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McLaren MSO to the Max at Pebble

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 17, 2019 at 8:00 AM

The McLaren GT by MSO is an exquisite execution of color and materials.

Attacking Non-Cutting Time in Production Turning

Sponsored - July 24, 2019 at 11:07 AM

As turning processes get more efficient the best target to further reduce cost is by increasing spindle utilization. Fast automated part handling systems can reap big returns by keeping turning centers in the cut more of the time, and for more hours a day.

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BP Adds Fast Chargers in UK

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 15, 2019

While the number of battery electric vehicles is still small in the UK, BP is building out infrastructure

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Bizarre Notions of Self-Driving Cars

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 14, 2019

What do Americans think about the likelihood of climbing into a robot car?

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Feature Exploring the 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid

August 17, 2019 - Gary S. Vasilash

When the all-new 2020 Ford Explorer was being developed, the decision was made to provide a hybrid version of the midsize utility. Given the demands of customers for what a vehicle like the Explorer is supposed to do, Ford engineers worked to develop a new hybrid system. Here’s a look.

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Feature Hyundai Palisade Brings the Space

August 17, 2019 - Gary S. Vasilash

The challenge is easy to state but the execution is hard to pull off: Create an all-new midsize sport utility that can more than hold its own against well-established competitors like the Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander, and new ones like the Subaru Ascent and the Volkswagen Atlas. Introducing the Palisade.

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White House Foresees No Recession

Bullish Trump administration economic and trade advisors say there is no chance of a U.S. recession anytime soon.