Automotive Design

This zone includes interviews with top designers, information on software and design tools as well as design strategies used by automakers and automotive suppliers.

Teardowns Gone Digital

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 18, 2019 at 6:00 AM

Imagine having a CT scan of an entire vehicle that would allow you to see every spot weld. This company provides that capability—and provides a demo on a Tesla Model 3.

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Charming and Electric

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 16, 2019 at 6:30 AM

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

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2019 Honda Passport Elite AWD

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 13, 2019 at 6:00 AM

Bigger than a CR-V and just slightly smaller than the Pilot, Honda adds another SUV to the lineup

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Additive Manufacturing, Fuel Cells & More

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 11, 2019 at 6:00 AM

Carbon’s CEO talks advanced manufacturing and a Hyundai VP explains the application of hydrogen power for vehicles.

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Four Things: Electric Trucks, Quiet Gears, Radar Beams and ŠKODA Sketches

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 08, 2019 at 6:00 AM

A roundup of new and interesting things. . .

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VinFast and Digital Speed

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 05, 2019 at 12:13 PM

When you’re talking about a 21-month development from design to production, you’re talking about blistering speed. And that’s what a startup has accomplished.

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Engineering the 2020 GMC Sierra HD

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 05, 2019 at 8:57 AM

Tim Herrick and his team create a no-compromise vehicle for people who like to do things like tow trailers that make tiny houses look, well, really small.

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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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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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Volkswagen’s Remarkable Design Choice

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 10, 2019 at 6:30 AM

While it might have seemed a bit of a stretch to hire a candy-box designer, VW clearly made the right, bold choice

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Karma, Hella & Advances in Tech

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 07, 2019 at 6:30 AM

From electrically driven luxury vehicles to headlamps that shine better than jewels

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About the 2020 Lincoln Aviator

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 04, 2019 at 2:47 PM

Where poetry meets engineering. Really.

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