STEEL

Jeep's Off-Road Electric Mountain Bike

Even Jeep enthusiasts who can’t afford a Renegade or Wrangler can get one of these.

Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Group

An OG of SUVs: the 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition

The Toyota Land Cruiser has been rolling on—and off—streets in America for more than 50 years. And the Heritage Edition is a nice tribute.
#Toyota #Magna #HP

Sandy Munro and the Tesla Cybertruck

Design/engineering/manufacturing expert looks at the Cybertruck. He says when he saw it, “It was love at first sight”
#Tesla #Ford #people

Cold Facts on Hot Stamping

Process advances, new materials and tooling breakthroughs are advancing the state of hot stamping
#Saab #Ford

The Koenigsegg Jesko Has An Amazing Engine

It is hard to believe that this is a vehicle in “serial” production with such extraordinary powertrain performance
#Koenigsegg #Carbon #HP

Five Major Pitfalls of Implementing Automation

July 14 @ 2 pm EST |Common things that can go wrong with automation projects and best practices to save time, money, and unnecessary headaches.

Steel

Steel’s Role in EVs, Autonomous Cars

Demand for advanced high-strength steels will continue as carmakers launch more electric and self-driving vehicles, says SMDI’s Jody Hall.
#tech

Steel

How Tariffs Are Hurting Suppliers

Suppliers to the auto industry are paying hundreds of millions of dollars extra because of tariffs of 25% and 10% on steel and aluminum, respectively, says the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Assn.’s Ann Wilson.
#tech

Aluminum

Martinrea’s Hybrid-Material Subframe Tech

Customers of Canada’s Martinrea International Inc. are moving from standard welded steel or hollow aluminum subframes to the company’s new hybrid system that integrates both materials.
#tech

Plate Buckling Analysis Made Simple

Designing thin-walled steel structures? Then GAS2.0 is for you
#GeneralMotors

The 2020 Lincoln Aviator is Engineered for Quiet Flight

Where poetry meets engineering. Really.
#Lincoln #HP #Ford

Tesla, Citroen and the Future of the Auto Industry

A look at the future—as well as the past
#PSAPeugeotCitroen #Cadillac #Citroen

Hengst Develops Reusable Oil Filter Module

Spin-on plastic unit promises to reduce combined steel and oil waste by 642,000 tons per year 
#sustainability #BASF #tech

Trump Expands Steel, Aluminum Tariffs to Finished Goods

The U.S. is broadening its tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum on Feb. 8 to cover finished goods that contain those metals.
#Ford

Steel, Aluminum Rules Stall USMCA Trade Pact

Efforts to finalize local content rules for aluminum and steel are stalling attempts to finalize a new trade deal with Canada, Mexico and the U.S.

Hyundai Palisade Brings the Space

The challenge is easy to state but the execution is hard to pull off: Create an all-new midsize sport utility that can more than hold its own against well-established competitors like the Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander, and new ones like the Subaru Ascent and the Volkswagen Atlas. Introducing the Palisade.
#Subaru #engineer #Honda

About the Audi R8 LMS GT2

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

Plastics and the Environment

A materials processor acknowledges it is important to contribute to the circular economy.
#sustainability #HP #KraussMaffei

Lasers in Parma

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.
#Buick #GMC #GeneralMotors

What to Know About the 2020 Jeep Gladiator

It is a Jeep. It is a truck. It is designed and engineered so that both characteristics are there without compromise.
#Dana #Chevrolet #Jeep

2019 Acura RDX SH-AWD Advance

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