Automotive Chassis

It’s no longer about linkages and structures alone. Advances in everything from shocks to steering: this is the place.

Ford Introduces an All-New Expedition: It’s On for Big SUVs

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 13, 2017 at 6:47 AM

The Ford Expedition—a full-size SUV if there ever was one—has been on the scene since model year 1997.

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2018 Lexus LC 500

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 31, 2017 at 5:57 AM

For most reviews of vehicles, there is an opening remark of some sort, positioning the car in a larger context, like, “Oftentimes vehicle manufacturers show cars that are meant to be indicative of the thinking that’s going on inside their organizations, cars that are often highly imaginative, as though the stylists were told to knock it out of the park and so they do their very best.

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All About the 2018 Honda Accord

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 30, 2017 at 6:05 AM

The common wisdom seems to be that midsize cars have pretty much had it in the U.S. new car market.

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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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Missing a Spare (Tires, Not Bowling)

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 20, 2017 at 6:49 AM

According to AAA, 28 percent of 2017 model year vehicles don’t have a spare tire as standard equipment.

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Multiple Choices for Light, High-Performance Chassis

By: Christopher A. Sawyer - October 11, 2017 at 9:20 AM

How carbon fiber is utilized is as different as the vehicles on which it is used. From full carbon tubs to partial panels to welded steel tube sandwich structures, the only limitation is imagination.

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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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