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.

Oil for EVs

By: Gary S. Vasilash - September 13, 2019 at 11:30 AM

ExxonMobil is ready for EVs

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2020 Kia Telluride SX

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

The surprise and delight of this SUV are surprising and delightful

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The Expensive Electric Future—Taycan & Beyond

By: Gary S. Vasilash - September 09, 2019 at 7:00 AM

There is the engineering. And then there are the economics. . . .

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Engineering the 2020 Cadillac XT6

By: Gary S. Vasilash - September 04, 2019 at 11:09 AM

Cadillac adds a new model to its SUV lineup, one characterized by “noble elegance.”

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All About the 2020 Nissan Versa

By: Gary S. Vasilash - September 04, 2019 at 8:55 AM

Small car with big ideas

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2019 Nissan LEAF SV PLUS

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 27, 2019 at 6:00 AM

It is a nice midsize car that just happens to be electric. Which is a good thing.

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2020 BMW 745e xDrive iPerformance

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 26, 2019 at 6:30 AM

Yes, it is a plug-in. But does that really matter?

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VW Putting Chargers in Factory Parking Lots

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 23, 2019 at 6:00 AM

If you want people to drive electric vehicles, you have to make availability of recharging convenient

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Porsche Invests in Sensor Startup

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 21, 2019 at 9:30 AM

Still another sensor technology for ADAS and automated driving. . .

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The Intersection of Auto Enthusiasm, Tech and History

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 19, 2019 at 6:00 AM

When torque wrenches are accompanied by software downloads. . . .

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Renesas, EVs and Racing

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 12, 2019 at 6:00 AM

Yes, racing leads to commercial products

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Exploring the 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 05, 2019 at 3:22 PM

When the all-new 2020 Ford Explorer was being developed, the decision was made to provide a hybrid version of the midsize utility. Given the demands of customers for what a vehicle like the Explorer is supposed to do, Ford engineers worked to develop a new hybrid system. Here’s a look.

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