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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

By: Gary S. Vasilash - September 25, 2018 at 6:50 AM

The thing about the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) is that it comes with a certain pedigree that most people are probably unaware of.

When Automated Production Turning is the Low-Cost Option

Sponsored - June 27, 2018 at 8:51 AM

For the right parts, or families of parts, an automated CNC turning cell is simply the least expensive way to produce high-quality parts. Here’s why.

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Audi and Autonomy Study

By: Gary S. Vasilash - September 21, 2018 at 6:05 AM

If 40 percent is the number of autonomous vehicles that need to be out there for noticeable improvement, a whole lot more companies are going to have to be doing what Audi is.

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VW Big on the Future

By: Gary S. Vasilash - September 20, 2018 at 6:08 AM

By 2022, according to Volkswagen Group, the company will have spent some 34-billion euro on developing capabilities and products for the future of transportation—which surely indicates that the future is only a few years from now.

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Managing Manufacturing Ops with Software-as-a-Service

September 25, 2018 - Lawrence S. Gould

Cloud- and subscription-based real-time systems are available for manufacturing operations management.

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SPECIAL GUEST: Bob Lutz, Former Vice Chairman, GM. TOPICS: Mid-Engine Corvette; RAM: Thanks Lutz! Lutz’s Daily Driver; Pontiac Solstice; Maximum Bob Talks Tesla; Doctor Data; Lutz loves Rick Wagoner, Lee Iacocca; Will GM bring brands back to Europe? Who should buy Tesla? Tesla conversation continues. PANEL: - Henry Payne, The Detroit News - Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production - John McElroy,

Feature Ever-Evolving Automotive Electronics

September 25, 2018 - Christopher A. Sawyer

Revolution or evolution? Whether in terms of electrical architecture or electronic capability, it all depends on your perspective.

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Feature Networking Vehicular Electronics Gets an Assist

September 25, 2018 - Lawrence S. Gould

A new SAE J1939-based software tool helps design electrical/electronic systems in tomorrow’s commercial heavy-duty vehicles.

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Japan-U.S. Agree to Set Framework for Trade Talks

Envoys from Japan and the U.S. agreed earlier today to establish a framework for expanding trade and tariffs talks between the two countries.