AD&P Blog

2019 Hyundai Veloster R-Spec

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 19, 2018 at 6:17 AM

The thing about the 2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo R-Spec is not the thing that most people might think of about the car.

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.

Read More

Orange Is the New Tube

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 17, 2018 at 6:01 AM

Shown here are an array of products from a Swiss company, HUBER + SUHNER, a manufacturer of a variety of cables and systems for applications including electric vehicles.

Read More

Polymer Passes the Sniff Test—and Then Some

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 16, 2018 at 6:14 AM

Remember that “new car” smell?

Read More
Automotive Engineering

Engineering the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado

October 19, 2018 - Gary S. Vasilash

Bigger, bolder and. . .lighter. And with impressive powertrain technology, to boot.

Read More

AAH #439 - Gearheads Talking Flatheads. SPECIAL GUEST: Craig Cole, NEWS: Ford Flathead V8; Honda Smart Intersection; Doctor Data; Uber’s Potential IPO: Big Money; Aston Martin’s Value: Uneasy Money. PANEL: Steve Purdy, Shunpiker Productions; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; John McElroy,

Feature Argo AI and the Development of a Really Complicated System

October 19, 2018 - Gary S. Vasilash

You talk with Pete Rander, president of Argo AI, a company that is working with Ford on developing Level 4 autonomous vehicle technology, and as the details become clearer, the enormity of the challenge seems daunting—yet Rander, who has been working on this for some 30 years, seems delighted he and his team are doing it.

Read More

Feature Creating the 2019 Kia Forte

October 19, 2018 - Gary S. Vasilash

Not only is it Kia’s best-selling vehicle, it is the one that brings people to the brand. So for the third generation of the compact, they’ve elevated their game.

Read More

LMC: Modest Global Growth Ahead for Car Sales

The global car maker will total about 95 million units in 2018, up only 1% from the previous year, when sales rose 3%, says LMC Automotive.