Automotive Production

The Absurdity of Section 232

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 05, 2019 at 11:59 AM

As everyone who works in the auto industry knows, there is a comprehensive global network that is instrumental to the way it now operates.

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Automotive Body

2019 Mazda3 Sedan Premium FWD

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 05, 2019 at 6:17 AM

As Mazda pivots to “premium,” it is doing more than just talking about it, as the new Mazda3 proves.

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Automotive Supply Side

Tires Can Advance Autonomy

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 04, 2019 at 1:57 PM

Say a few years from now you’re riding in an autonomous vehicle and it gets a flat. Are you going to change it?

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Automotive Supply Side

Yanfeng Driving Tech Advances

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 03, 2019 at 6:20 AM

Traditionally, the auto industry has been slow to change. The reason, of course, is that OEMs want to make sure that whatever changes are made are, in effect, bullet-proof.

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Automotive Design

Cadillac Today and Tomorrow

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 31, 2019 at 1:07 PM

Cadillac isn’t underestimating the appeal of performance.

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Automotive Body

2019 Acura RDX SH-AWD Advance

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 31, 2019 at 8:39 AM

One of the most significant things about the 2019 Acura RDX is something that most people are not going to know about.

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Automotive Engineering

Racing to Advanced Manufacturing

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 30, 2019 at 6:14 AM

Brad Keselowski, who drives for Team Penske in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, is taking what he’s learned about the importance of advanced technology on the track to  manufacturing. 

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Digital Domain

How Would William Gibson Design a Car?

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 29, 2019 at 10:49 AM

Using virtual reality to design cars is not a new thing. But using “mixed” reality—and even wearing a VR headset while driving—goes to another place, entirely—physically and metaphysically.

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Good News for Diesel

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 29, 2019 at 6:23 AM

Yes, that headline is correct.

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Automotive Electronics

VW Growing in China

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 28, 2019 at 11:45 AM

When the population of a city that you may not even have heard of has 8 million people, odds are good that what’s thought regarding the viability of EVs may not be the case.

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Predicting the Market for May

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 28, 2019 at 11:38 AM

Year-over-year sales might not be as robust as they might be, the prediction is things are going in the right direction compared with April.

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Automotive Management

The Optimism of NIO

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 28, 2019 at 10:25 AM

Even though things seem to be going south for NIO, the company is still going forward.

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