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A Lesson from Le Mans

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 21, 2018 at 6:58 AM

“I wouldn’t say we had the speed to win but we had the team to win.”

Five Ways to Embrace Continuous Learning at a Trade Show

Sponsored - February 14, 2018 at 6:00 AM

The educational benefits of trade shows and conferences can be endless, but they require a little extra effort and planning. Here's how to embrace continuous learning and get the most out of your trade show experience.

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Ford and Better Things

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 19, 2018 at 9:35 AM

The quote projected on the front of that dilapidated building in the Corktown District of Detroit is the motto of the City of Detroit: “We hope for better things; it will arise from the ashes.” It was written by Father Gabriel Richard, who immigrated from France to the U.S. in 1792, and who came to Detroit in 1798.

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Magna Forms Joint Ventures in China

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 18, 2018 at 12:37 PM

Magna International is forming two new joint ventures with Beijing Electric Vehicle Co. (BJEV), a subsidiary of the state-owned automotive group BAIC, for (1) engineering and (2) manufacturing electric vehicles.

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Better Braking—By Wire

June 21, 2018 - Christopher A. Sawyer

Brake-by-wire systems not only eliminate mechanical brake actuation, they can even greatly enhance a vehicle’s dynamic performance.

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AAH #425: Creating the Atomic Car Seat. SPECIAL GUEST: Chuck Cauchy, President & CTO, Thermavance. NEWS: Thermavance and the Atomic Car Seat; Doctor Data; Volvo Opens a U.S. Factory & Still Struggles With Care by Volvo; Audi’s CEO Goes to Prison; Collaborations Rising: VW & Ford, Audi & Hyundai; Consumers are willing to pay more for Autonomy; Ford buys Detroit Train Station. PANEL: Sam Abuelsamid, Navigant Research; Gary Vasilash, AD&P; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Feature Steel and Impacts on the Environment

June 21, 2018 - Gary S. Vasilash

According to the U.S. EPA, “Gases with a higher GWP [global warming potential] absorb more energy, per pound, than gases with a lower GWP, and thus contribute more to warming Earth.” The people at the SMDI want you to know that over its entire lifecycle, steel has a lot less GWP than aluminum. 

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Feature Better Braking—By Wire

June 21, 2018 - Christopher A. Sawyer

Brake-by-wire systems not only eliminate mechanical brake actuation, they can even greatly enhance a vehicle’s dynamic performance.

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U.S. Car Tariffs Could Cut Sales by 1.8 Million Units

The Trump administration’s threat of a 25% tariff on all cars imported to the U.S. will negatively affect all carmakers doing business in the country, according to LMC Automotive.