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Articles from Automotive Design & Production (August 1, 2005)

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Title Author Type Words
Aluminum: the answer in the safety vs. fuel economy debate? 381
Assembly 101. Interview 646
Awesome in aluminum. 330
Big plastic panels done in one (molding machine). Vasilash, Gary S. 800
Change times two. Book Review 436
Chassis considerations: whereas chassis considerations were once rather mechanical and discrete, today the name of the game includes electronics and systems-level integration. Here are some things to think about. Vasilash, Gary S. 1175
Crash sensors that hear. Brief Article 251
Directly speaking about direct injection: direct injection is the coming technology for both gasoline and diesel engines, according to Bosch. How quickly it arrives depends on overcoming some technical hurdles, and convincing automakers and consumers that they can have their cake and eat it, too. Sawyer, Christopher A. 1082
Ford gets tougher in trucks. 449
Ford's new face in NASCAR. 366
Going east: auto industry growth in Russia. Reers, Jurgen Industry Overview 658
High-efficiency Hondas. 607
Learning Chinese: the Europeans think we're nuts, but Americans will buy products from anywhere, as long as the quality is good. Sawyer, Christopher A. 558
Light speed Lexus. 363
Look what's cooking at Dana. 512
Looking @ Subaru's B9 Tribeca. 447
Looking @ the Chevy HHR: meant to compete with products including the Scion xB, Honda Element, and, yes, the Chrysler PT Cruiser, this vehicle not only provides Chevy with still another competitive vehicle in the small-size arena, but it further leverages GM's global product architecture. Sawyer, Christopher A. Cover Story 1269
Magneti Marelli redefines rear suspension design: multi-link independent rear suspensions have numerous advantages, but cost isn't one of them. A flexible new design out of Italy, however, promises all of the benefits and none of the compromises at a lower cost. Sawyer, Christopher A. 648
Microsoft's next generation. Brief Article 275
Nissan's intelligent plant. 320
SAAB expands: can an SUV built in moraine, Ohio, USA, be a bona-fide SAAB? Well, the division of general motors is finding out as it expands the brand with an SUV that has its roots in a platform engineered for Chevrolet and other domestic nameplates but set upon by Swedish engineers and designers. Vasilash, Gary S. 1127
Speeding telematics development. Brief Article 281
The future of electronics at Audi. Kimberley, William 1519
The natural choice: mixing natural fibers like hemp and kenaf with thermoplastics put FlexForm on the map--and in the door panels of Chrysler's Sebring convertible. However, the combination of rising oil prices and exterior applications could drive its utilization even higher. Sawyer, Christopher A. 569
TI Automotive opens $30-million plant in Georgia. 518
Ultracapacitors getting more competitive. 420
Unconventional innovation. Vasilash, Gary S. Book Review 571
Volvo drops its top. Brief Article 285
What you need to know about blade systems: blade systems are compact and efficient compute servers that primarily save space and power, infrastructure, and compute management. Blades also cut costs. Here's how. Gould, Lawrence S. 1649
Why consumer research matters to suppliers. Cleveland, John Industry Overview 1364

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