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Articles from Automotive Design & Production (August 1, 2006)

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Title Author Type Words
"Chrome" without electroplating. Brief article 91
Achieving precision assembly. Brief article 88
An inconvenient truth: GM cares about the environment: although some people might think that GM is about plundering and polluting the planet, the corporation has long been committed to owning up to its corporate responsibility--which includes working toward Sustainability Mobility. Vasilash, Gary S. 874
Buell Motorcycle engineering, innovation, & dedication: in an industry marked by foreign domination, Erik Buell not only established America's only sport bike maker, he changed the rules of design, engineering and procurement in ways the auto industry would do well to emulate. Kelly, Kevin M. Cover story 3759
Charm school: perhaps the real fundamental issue regarding the performance of detroit is that they need to spend less time worrying about hours per vehicle and more time attending charm school. Vasilash, Gary S. 599
Corn-based engineering plastics on the way. Brief article 283
Cost-effective flex for assembly lines. Brief article 266
Details on the development of the Audi R10 TDI: here's another look (check out the May issue of AD&P for more) at the revolutionary diesel development by Audi that shows that diesel-powered cars can compete with--and beat--the best gasoline-powered sports cars. Kimberley, William 1710
It's just business: you're not Joe Pesci or Robert De Niro whispering in some thugs ear. "It's just business" isn't acceptable anymore. Sawyer, Christopher A. Editorial 567
Krafcik on customers & competitors: Hyundai is rapidly ascending the rankings of consumer quality lists--lists that it once bumped along the bottoms of. So what is the strategy that has transformed something of an also-ran to a strong competitor? Vasilash, Gary S. 2150
Lean for buildings. 339
Master the mess. 93
Positioning for productivity. Brief article 85
Russian science gets attention. 1032
Safety is in the bag. 370
SGI's clusters tailored for CAE. Brief article 256
Sound check: making a vehicle sound good takes more than a good ear and lots of prototypes. Sawyer, Christopher A. 546
Survival strategies for automotive suppliers. Uludag, Erkut 730
Telaak's challenge: redesigning an automotive icon. Kelly, Kevin M. 650
The global neighborhood. 462
The global play: Warren Buffett & Bill Gates will buy all the automakers around the world and make happy cars that emit zero pollutants & run on imagination. Kelly, Kevin M. 624
The onboard silicon challenge. 338
The sound of steel. 184
Trust but verify: Ronald Reagan's arms control slogan also applies to establishing sustainable processes. Rigid adherence to pre-set goals can stifle necessary innovation. Sawyer, Christopher A. 582
Tuning in to auto entertainment. Anderson, Melissa 764
What makes CPD collaborative? Collaborative product development (CPD) is more than just slinging 3D models back and forth and viewing them. Here's a sample of some of the technologies working behind the scenes. Gould, Lawrence S. 1496

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