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Weighing the Material Options for Automotive Lightweighting

- November 16, 2018 at 8:44 AM

Designing lighter, stronger and more cost-effective automotive products provides a solid competitive edge to the companies that produce them. Here’s why some are re-evaluating their materials.

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 Nissan Kicks

November 15, 2018 at 6:00 AM

Think, for a moment, about the nomenclature of Nissan products.

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Aston Martin Lagonda’s Second Plant

November 13, 2018 at 6:58 AM

Although this may be a rather déclassé observation, the people at Aston Martin Lagonda are certainly not fooling around, as the company has announced that the work on the St Athan production facility in Wales, where the company’s 2020 DBX sport utility vehicle will go into production starting in 2019, is nearing production readiness.

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Questioning the Electric Vehicle Orthodoxy

November 16, 2018 - Christopher A. Sawyer

According to “experts,” it’s all over for the internal combustion engine. Apparently, they haven’t been paying attention to what’s been happening behind the headlines.

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AAH #442 - The Ultimate In Altima. Special Guest: Christian Spencer, Senior Manager, Marketability, Nissan. TOPICS: 2019 Nissan Altima; Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio; Time to Drop the F in FCA? Ferrari & Formula 1; Tax Credits for EVs; Peter Hates Scooters; Import Tariffs; Jeep Gladiator; Ford Bronco Leaked. Panel: Peter DeLorenzo, Autoextremist.com; Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Feature Euro Consortium Developing Better Laser Surfacing

The objective of ultraSURFACE is to develop equipment that will reduce surface processing time to a tenth of conventional approaches—and costs by half.

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Feature Larry Burns & the Creation of the Future of Transportation

November 16, 2018 - Gary S. Vasilash

You would think that a guy who retired from GM after 40 years would kick back in a cottage in northern Michigan or elsewhere. But not Larry Burns. Just as when he was running R&D at GM, he continues, now as an adviser to Waymo, to transform transportation.

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Trump Set to Nominate Andrew Wheeler to Head EPA

President Donald Trump says he will nominate Andrew Wheeler, acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, to take over as the group’s permanent administrator.