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What Did George Lazenby Drive?

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 23, 2019 at 6:23 AM

Aston Martin is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service with a special edition DBS Superleggera.

Cadillac’s Andrew Smith on Design

By: Gary S. Vasilash - Sponsored - May 03, 2019 at 1:11 PM

“A Cadillac wants to be a simple, memorable statement,” says Andrew Smith of the brand he leads design for. And another characteristic: “Americanness.”

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What GM’s New Platform Means

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 22, 2019 at 8:52 AM

What is a “terabyte” and why does it matter? For GM, its new electronic platform will provide the ability to handle massive amounts of data for improved mobility.

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Bosch Improves Economics for Autonomous Air Taxis

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 21, 2019 at 8:37 AM

MEMs sensors developed for automotive applications just might make air taxis possible thanks to the affordability provided by scale. Bosch is addressing this advance.

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Cadillac’s Andrew Smith on Design

May 23, 2019 - Gary S. Vasilash

“A Cadillac wants to be a simple, memorable statement,” says Andrew Smith of the brand he leads design for. And another characteristic: “Americanness.”

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AAH #464: Why The Car of the Future Will Still Be Made from Steel. SPECIAL GUEST: Dr. Jody Hall, Vice President, Automotive Market, Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) TOPICS: Stronger with Steel: SMDI; Name Recognition: Dave who? Best-selling Hybrid Passenger car in U.S.; Adaptive Cruise Control and Manual Transmissions; Will Nissan need another Carlos Ghosn to take care of its seeming collapse? Is Rimac more amazing than Rivian? PANEL: Drew Winter, WardsAuto.com; Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production; John McElroy, Autoline.tv

Feature Designing the 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500

May 23, 2019 - Gary S. Vasilash

When you’re going to have your fastest street-legal car, you’re making sure that it looks the part—and then some.

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Feature Does Simulation Totally Replace Physical Prototypes?

May 23, 2019 - Lawrence S. Gould

The reports of the death of physical models are greatly exaggerated. Digital artifacts and simulation do not replace physical models in all cases.

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Truck Sales in Europe Jump 8%

Registrations of commercial vehicles across Europe climbed 8% to 223,300 units in April, their biggest monthly gain all year.