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.

2020 Acura RDX A-Spec

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

Too much about racing. Not enough about driving

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Ford and Electric Vehicles—And, Yes, the Mustang Mach-E

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 18, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Yes, the Mustang Mach-E. But there is a rich history here.

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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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Next-Gen Lighting Options

November 17, 2019 at 11:44 PM

Future cars are likely to be equipped with thousands of LEDs that enable everything from glare-free high beams to projected messages that signal the vehicle’s intentions, says Osram Continental’s Julian Dench.

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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 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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