Automotive Body

From the designers that give shape and form to exteriors to the materials that are used to build bodies, here’s where you can find information about giving shape and physicality to automotive form.

McLaren and the Fine Print

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 09, 2019 at 6:33 AM

Some of the stats about the McLaren GT are rather gobsmacking.

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About the Audi R8 LMS GT2

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 05, 2019 at 9:30 AM

For weekend racers who are exceedingly serious, Audi has a new R8 variant

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MINI John Cooper Works Hardtop Knights Edition

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 05, 2019 at 6:00 AM

A special edition of what is arguably a special car because this is a vehicle for people who like to drive and it seems most people now just like to carry stuff in their vehicles and the driving is but a means to an end.

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The Telluride Arrives

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 03, 2019 at 10:02 PM

Big, bold and boxy—Kia is building a midsize crossover in Georgia that combines style with technology.

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Lasers in Parma

July 03, 2019 at 1:06 PM

To say that the GM Parma Metal Center is instrumental in the production of assembly and stampings for the OEM would be a huge understatement: at the 2.3-million ft2 facility the team processes over 1,000 tons of steel per day.

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The Unstately (But Remarkable) Performance of Bentley

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 01, 2019 at 8:41 AM

Who knew that a Bentley could be so brisk—and bold?

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ZF and AKC

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 26, 2019 at 10:50 AM

Rear steering can provide big benefits. And ZF is building lots of them.

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Deep Dive on the Hyundai Palisade

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 24, 2019 at 6:41 AM

A true indication of how times are changing in the auto industry can be seen in what has happened at Hyundai Motor America, which has just launched an important product in its portfolio, in fact an all-new vehicle that HMA people refer to as the “flagship” for the brand.

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2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 Numbers Released

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 19, 2019 at 9:59 AM

The aluminum mill in the Mustang Shelby GT500 really churns out some performance.

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2019 Lexus GX 460 Luxury

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 19, 2019 at 6:52 AM

“Is that the big one?” a colleague asked as we approached the 2019 GX 460 in a parking lot.

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Rolls Tribute to Aviators

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 18, 2019 at 6:42 AM

This is a little confusing, but interesting nonetheless.

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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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