Automotive Electronics

Cars were once predominately valued in steel, glass, rubber, and aluminum. Now it’s silicon. Electronics developments drive the vehicles of today and tomorrow.

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 07, 2019 at 6:00 AM

A roundup of new and interesting things. . .

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Engineering the 2020 Escape

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 05, 2019 at 12:35 PM

Key factors leading to the all-new generation of the crossover.

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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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Infiniti’s Electric Approach

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

As Infiniti moves into the future, it has devised a powertrain setup that will bring more drivers to an electrified future.

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TRI to Provide Autonomous Rides in Tokyo Next Year

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 24, 2019 at 8:42 AM

The folks at TRI have been hard at work trying to develop autonomous driving technology and comparatively keeping under the radar, metaphorically speaking. But in Tokyo next year they’re going to be showing what the P4 can do.

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The Mazda MX-30: Suicide Doors, Cork and, Oh, It’s an EV

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 24, 2019 at 6:30 AM

Mazda introduced a new vehicle at the Tokyo Motor Show. An important vehicle. A technologically advanced vehicle. But it really thinks its doors are key.

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2019 Hyundai Kona Ultimate FWD

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 16, 2019 at 6:00 AM

A really good cute ute

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Audi e-tron Explained

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 15, 2019 at 7:00 AM

Think of it as a real SUV that happens to be an electric vehicle

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Volkswagen Cross Sport: Coming to Chattanooga

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 11, 2019 at 2:30 PM

Continuing its plan to “Drive Bigger,” Volkswagen of America is going to start producing the Atlas Cross Sport midsize SUV in Tennessee

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NHTSA Moves Closer to Shift from Mirrors to Cameras

October 09, 2019 at 3:04 PM

After a decade, U.S. regulators are finally moving closer to allowing the use of cameras in place of rearview mirrors in vehicles.

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