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Teardowns Gone Digital

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 18, 2019 at 6:00 AM

Imagine having a CT scan of an entire vehicle that would allow you to see every spot weld. This company provides that capability—and provides a demo on a Tesla Model 3.

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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Coming Attractions: Electric Vehicle Plants

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 14, 2019

Volkswagen will build electric vehicles in Tennessee and Tesla in Germany. Just a normal week in the auto industry.

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2019 Honda Passport Elite AWD

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 13, 2019

Bigger than a CR-V and just slightly smaller than the Pilot, Honda adds another SUV to the lineup

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AAH #486 - A Virtual Reality Ride Inside Tesla's Model 3 GUEST: Mathew Vachaparampil, President & CEO, Caresoft Global TOPICS: 06:45 – Caresoft Global: See Inside a Tesla Model 3 46:30 – NightFood: What You Eat Before Bed Matters! 49:20 – Ford Mustang Mach-E Info 51:27 – Doctor Data 56:48 – Mercedes Benz: Reducing Management by 10% globally & Nissan 1st ½ net income ↓73.5% [gulp] 1:02:50 – More about the Mustang Mach-E 1:09:07 – Elon: “Ich bin ein Berliner.” PANEL: Jack Keebler, Keebler Auto; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Feature Cold Facts on Hot Stamping

November 18, 2019 - Ray Chalmers

Process advances, new materials, and tooling breakthroughs are advancing the state of hot stamping

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Ford Unveils Electric Mustang Crossover

Ford Motor Co.’s all-new Mustang Mach-E electric crossover will be available in rear- and all-wheel-drive configurations with multiple battery and performance options to rival Porsche sport models.