Digital Domain

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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Automotive Design

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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Automotive Design

The Racing Special: Shelby Mustang GT350 & the Detroit Grand Prix

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 28, 2019 at 6:40 AM

Does anyone who has any interest in performance vehicles not want to learn more about the  2019 Shelby GT350 Mustang? Does anyone who has any interest in NASCAR or IndyCar not want to learn more about Team Penske, the team extraordinaire?  There’s more right here.

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Automotive Design

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.

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Digital Domain

Racing to Additive

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 22, 2019 at 3:20 PM

A number of race teams are finding that 3D printing and rapid prototyping is a means to an end—and that end is winning races.

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Automotive Electronics

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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Automotive Engineering

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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Automotive Electronics

“Autopilot” or Not: YOU Drive the Vehicle

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 21, 2019 at 6:11 AM

The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report on a fatal traffic accident that occurred on March 1 involving a Tesla Model 3 with Autopilot active and the trailer of a tractor-trailer.

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