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Volvo S90 Ambience: See, Smell and Hear

By: Gary S. Vasilash - April 25, 2018 at 6:40 AM

Volvo Cars, in 2017, delivered 114,410 vehicles in China and 81,504 in the U.S.

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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2018 Lexus NX 300h

By: Gary S. Vasilash - April 24, 2018 at 6:48 AM

While you are probably familiar with origami, the classic art of paper folding that results in things like birds that flap their wings when you pull the tail, or plot devices in one of the Blade Runner films.

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Tesla Model 3: Piece-by-Piece Munro Analysis

By: Gary S. Vasilash - April 23, 2018 at 6:45 AM

The Tesla Model 3 is certainly one of the most controversial cars to be launched in some time, with production models (a comparative handful, admittedly) presented on a stage with a throng of people treating it like it was an event with Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran, all at the same time.

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Automotive Design

Nexteer’s Approach to Manufacturing Data

April 25, 2018 - Lawrence S. Gould

This Tier One supplier is well on the way in its “advanced, holistic, integrative approach” to design and manufacturing.

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AAH #417 - Tesla Model 3: Inside & Out. Special Guest: Sandy Munro, Munro & Associates, Inc. The Good Stuff: Model 3 Automatic Drive Modules; Are the pieces good? Door Panels, exterior, etc.; Model 3 Battery: Intricate Magic; Doctor Data; Mechanics of the Model 3. Phone call: Automation Issues; Phone call: Model 3 Build Quality; Johan de Nysschen out at Cadillac. Panel: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; Craig Cole, AutoGuide.com

Feature The Network and the Sensor

April 25, 2018 - Michael Anderson

The smart-factory world of digital manufacturing is coming, and manufacturing-technology developers are eager to help you be ready.
 

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Feature Albaisa Talks Xmotion

April 25, 2018 - Gary S. Vasilash

One thing that is becoming rare is a fully realized concept car, as most OEMs are opting for something along the lines of “production intent.” Not Nissan. And the result is rather impressive.

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Ford to Eliminate All but Two Car Models in North America

Ford Motor Co. says it will drop almost all its conventional car models in Canada, Mexico and the U.S. over the next four years as it shifts to far more popular pickup trucks and SUV/crossover vehicles.