AD&P BLOG

How Real Is Additive Manufacturing?

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 21, 2018 at 6:31 AM

There is a lot of discussion about how 3D printing/rapid prototyping/additive manufacturing is revolutionizing manufacturing, including automotive manufacturing.

Global Supply of Automotive Fasteners from a Single Source

Sponsored - March 29, 2018 at 10:18 AM

PennEngineering offers a global supply for a wide range of fasteners for the automotive industry, including China-based facilities that manufacture standard and custom products to world-class standards of quality at lower cost.

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Ford Offers iOS Waze Capability

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 17, 2018 at 9:30 AM

The popularity of iPhones notwithstanding, there seems to be extensive agreement that the Maps app on the phone isn’t particularly good for purposes of navigation.

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Boxes, Robots and Debris: Three Things

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 16, 2018 at 6:41 AM

No, these aren’t cars.

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Automotive Engineering

The Volvo XC40: A New SUV for a New Generation

May 21, 2018 - Gary S. Vasilash

Volvo Cars has been through a lot of changes in the past 20 years. And lately, it has been driving many changes based on its SPA and now CMA vehicle architectures.

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AAH #421: The Amazing World of 3D Printing. Special Guest: Jon Walker, Area Sales Manager, EOS North America. NEWS: Straight Talk On The Future of 3D Printing; Doctor Data; The Politics of Auto: The Detroit 3 Go to Washington; Gas Prices Inflate: Will Iran Result in Reduced Summer Driving? Executive Churn at Tesla: Much Ado About Nothing? PANEL: - Gary Vasilash, AD&P - Chris Paukert, Roadshow by CNET - Joe White, Reuters - Stephanie Brinley, IHS Markit

Feature Simulating Long-Fiber Composites

May 21, 2018 - Lawrence S. Gould

Long carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastics may get increased use thanks to simulation capabilities.

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Feature Chasing the Light: On the Matter of Mass Reduction

May 21, 2018 - Gary S. Vasilash

Automakers the world over are reducing vehicular mass, whether they’re making supercars that cost hundreds of thousands or pickup trucks that sell in the hundreds of thousands. Here’s a look.

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U.S. Puts China Trade Sanctions on Hold

The U.S. has suspended plans to impose as much as $150 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods in exchange for China’s pledge to “significantly increase” its purchase of American goods and services.