Automotive Materials

Whether it is steel, aluminum, glass, plastic, magnesium , or something else, you’re going to find it in a car or truck and you’re going to find it here. Even wood. Really.

2020 Chevrolet Corvette: Long Time Coming

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 18, 2019 at 7:01 PM

Yes, the 8th generation Corvette is red-hot

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Happy Birthday, Bentley

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 10, 2019 at 3:23 PM

Bentley celebrates its centenary with a concept car

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About the Audi R8 LMS GT2

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 05, 2019 at 9:30 AM

For weekend racers who are exceedingly serious, Audi has a new R8 variant

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Plastics and the Environment

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 03, 2019 at 2:25 PM

A materials processor acknowledges it is important to contribute to the circular economy.

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Lasers in Parma

July 03, 2019 at 1:06 PM

To say that the GM Parma Metal Center is instrumental in the production of assembly and stampings for the OEM would be a huge understatement: at the 2.3-million ft2 facility the team processes over 1,000 tons of steel per day.

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See What McLaren Automotive Has Developed

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 26, 2019 at 6:55 AM

There are two extraordinary capabilities of McLaren Automotive: its ability to design and its mastery of lightweight material utilization.

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Clever Structural Engineering for EV Motorcycle

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 06, 2019 at 6:18 AM

Although the Vector is an innovative, electric, high-performance café racer, it also happens to be extraordinarily well-designed.

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Tires Can Advance Autonomy

By: Gary S. Vasilash - June 04, 2019 at 1:57 PM

Say a few years from now you’re riding in an autonomous vehicle and it gets a flat. Are you going to change it?

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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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Steel the One

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 20, 2019 at 6:04 AM

Last week the Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) conference was held in suburban Detroit.

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HP Launches Industrial Grade 3D Printer

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 15, 2019 at 6:54 AM

“Siemens and HP are thinking ahead to the future and are bringing together the best from both companies in a complete, industry-specific solution that will accelerate the adoption of industrial additive manufacturing and help our customers to increase flexibility, efficiency, and speed of digital manufacturing.”

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The NIO PAL by LAYER: A Scooter You’d Covet

By: Gary S. Vasilash - May 10, 2019 at 6:14 AM

If you think about electric scooters for urban transport you might have in mind some mangled and abandoned objects that you’ve seen littering the sidewalks in major metropolises.

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