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.

The Sounds in Polestar

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 16, 2019 at 1:19 PM

Innovative audio for the forthcoming electric car

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VW Components Group Contributions to MEB

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

Volkswagen plants are getting ready for ID.3 production—as well as that of the subsequent EVs

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The Future of the Auto Industry Really Is Now

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 15, 2019 at 6:00 AM

If you’re an automotive supplier, you really need to see this show

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MINI John Cooper Works Hardtop Knights Edition

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

A special edition of what is arguably a special car because this is a vehicle for people who like to drive and it seems most people now just like to carry stuff in their vehicles and the driving is but a means to an end.

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FCA Adds Uconnect Market: Shopping on the Road

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 25, 2019 at 6:10 AM

While there are several people who are concerned that their car will be hacked in a way analogous to that executed by researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek of a reporter’s Jeep Cherokee for an article in Wired, let’s face it: he was a reporter for Wired who was writing about what those guys could do, not some random person who was on their way to work.

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2019 Lexus GX 460 Luxury

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 19, 2019 at 6:52 AM

“Is that the big one?” a colleague asked as we approached the 2019 GX 460 in a parking lot.

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The Volvo-Uber Production XC90

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 12, 2019 at 9:34 AM

Think of Uber and Volvo getting readier for prime time in the autonmous vehicle space.

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Bosch Locates AVs with Precision

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 12, 2019 at 6:56 AM

It goes without saying that an autonomous vehicle really needs to “know” where it is at any given time during its travels.

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Students Driving Autonomous Tech Forward

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 10, 2019 at 6:28 AM

This is where the future of autonomous vehicle engineering is going to come from.

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2019 Mazda3 Sedan Premium FWD

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 05, 2019 at 6:17 AM

As Mazda pivots to “premium,” it is doing more than just talking about it, as the new Mazda3 proves.

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Yanfeng Driving Tech Advances

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 03, 2019 at 6:20 AM

Traditionally, the auto industry has been slow to change. The reason, of course, is that OEMs want to make sure that whatever changes are made are, in effect, bullet-proof.

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2019 Acura RDX SH-AWD Advance

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 31, 2019 at 8:39 AM

One of the most significant things about the 2019 Acura RDX is something that most people are not going to know about.

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