Automotive LIghtweighting

The auto industry has made gains via engine downsizing, charging technology, multi-speed transmissions, variable valve and stop/start installations. The “less is more” philosophy evident over the past five years was in some respects the easy route compared to what lies ahead. Ongoing efforts to improve fuel economy/lower emissions need to emanate from extensive mass reduction efforts—all the while ensuring that safety capabilities are maintained and the constant shift toward global platforms continues.

Charming and Electric

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 15, 2019 at 6:30 AM

A look of days of yore. . .for the future of deliveries

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Electric Mustang Revealed! (No, Not That One)

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 05, 2019 at 3:21 PM

Ford is going toward electric vehicles in a big way. And this is one that is really fast, to boot, although at this point, at least, it is just a concept

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The Koenigsegg Jesko Has An Amazing Engine

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 05, 2019 at 8:44 AM

It is hard to believe that this is a vehicle in “serial” production with such extraordinary powertrain performance

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Uniti One: Another Scandinavian EV

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 05, 2019 at 7:00 AM

Remember the Th!nk City car? Probably not.

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Liquid Additive Manufacturing Material Launched

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 14, 2019 at 5:49 PM

This liquid silicone rubber can be 3D printed and has a 50 Shore A hardness

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Lightening Up Through Topology Optimization

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 04, 2019 at 12:42 PM

Products can be lighter and better through the application of topology optimization. However, they might look somewhat different. . .

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2020 Corvette Convertible: Clever Design and Engineering

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 03, 2019 at 11:45 AM

Yes, the very first Corvette (1953) was a convertible. So why not the C8?

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Happy Birthday, Bentley

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 10, 2019 at 3:23 PM

Bentley celebrates its centenary with a concept car

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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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Plastics and the Environment

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 03, 2019 at 2:25 PM

A materials processor acknowledges it is important to contribute to the circular economy.

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See What McLaren Automotive Has Developed

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 26, 2019 at 6:55 AM

There are two extraordinary capabilities of McLaren Automotive: its ability to design and its mastery of lightweight material utilization.

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Clever Structural Engineering for EV Motorcycle

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 06, 2019 at 6:18 AM

Although the Vector is an innovative, electric, high-performance café racer, it also happens to be extraordinarily well-designed.

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