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.

Magna, Polestar and More

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 23, 2017 at 6:27 AM

Magna is an automotive supplier. But it is a Tier One supplier unlike many others.

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2018 Toyota C-HR XLE

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 18, 2017 at 6:08 AM

It is about the design.

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Light Vehicles and How They Got That Way

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 11, 2017 at 12:47 PM

The approach that is clearly being taken by engineers to create vehicles is to use the right materials in the right places. The time of a single dominant material is gone and unlikely ever to return.

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Tiguans, Autonomous Vehicles & More About EVs

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 02, 2017 at 9:04 AM

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is the German company’s second generation of the compact crossover.

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2017 Mazda MX-5 Club RF

By: Gary S. Vasilash - September 29, 2017 at 6:30 AM

The Mazda slogan “Driving Matters” pretty much sums up the 2017 MX-5 Miata Club RF.

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The 2017 MINI Cooper S Clubman ALL4

By: Gary S. Vasilash - September 19, 2017 at 6:27 AM

The 2017 MINI Cooper S Clubman ALL4 in its standard form is not a car for everyone.

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Automotive Past and Future and Lots In Between

By: Gary S. Vasilash - September 05, 2017 at 6:06 AM

The Nissan Pao is a small three-door—approximately 147 inches long, 62 inches wide, 58 inches high, and with a 91-inch wheelbase—that had a three year run, from 1989 to 1991.

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2017 Lexus GS 350 F Sport

By: Gary S. Vasilash - September 01, 2017 at 6:24 AM

For model year 2016 Lexus took its GS sport sedan and made it sportier by launching the GS F model, with “F” signifying a performance variant of the normal vehicle.

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2017 BMW 530i xDrive

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 23, 2017 at 6:03 AM

The BMW 5 Series has been on the scene since 1972, and now the vehicle is in its seventh generation.

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2017 Kia Niro Touring

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 09, 2017 at 6:28 AM

What surprised me about the Kia Niro was not the 47 mpg that I achieved without trying.

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Building a 4,398-pound Car (That Goes 261 mph)

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 02, 2017 at 1:35 PM

With a base price on the order of €2.4-million and a production run of 500, the Bugatti Chiron is not just any car. And it isn’t built like one, either.

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About the Honda Odyssey

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 31, 2017 at 7:46 AM

Chad Harrison is the LPL for the 2018 Honda Odyssey minivan.

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