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SPE gives out top awards
Plastics News (blog)
He also worked for 30 years at Ford Motor Co., holding several key positions including vice president of the Automotive Components Group, a huge operation and predecessor to Visteon Corp., SPE reports. .... spans a variety of areas including: a novel ...


Paint and Panel

6000 fake car parts seized
Paint and Panel
More than 6000 counterfeit car parts have been seized by the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection over the past two years. The items, branded Ford, Holden and ... The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) has expressed ...


The Conversation AU

Architecture is a performed art – and the Eames House is a pretty good show
The Conversation AU
It's the “kit of parts” house par excellence: exemplary in the use of standard, modular industrial components in domestic architecture. ... For one thing, it's a slog to get there: LA is a great big freeway, as the song goes, and by the time you've ...


CarAdvice

2017 Renault Clio RS 'KZ 01' leaked:: more power, bolder styling
CarAdvice
Looks the part and should have performance to match. If there is one thing the euro's do better then any Asian brands in ... Civic, which isn't sold here (or even in many countries), 86, which isn't even a real performance car (similar power and torque ...

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Forbes

An Interview With Ryan Kim, Dodge SRT Brand Manager
Forbes
In the Fiat pile you'll find Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Lancia and Maserati, with Comau (production systems), Magneti Marelli (components) and Teksid (iron and castings) thrown in. ... SRT is an overlay brand that is applied to ...


CNET

Inside Project Ara, Google's Lego-like plan to disrupt the smartphone
CNET
Camargo is the lead engineer on Project Ara, Google's attempt to build a smartphone that lets you swap out its parts like Lego blocks -- just by popping them on and off. .... batteries and speakers are just the low-hanging fruit: the Ara team believes ...

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USA TODAY

GM hopes to lead industry in vehicle weight savings
USA TODAY
If GM perfects the process, which it's testing on parts for the new Cadillac CT6 luxury sedan, the automaker will be able to build vehicles that combine aluminum and steel parts faster and cheaper. The customer gets fuel savings and better performance.

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CNET

Lamborghini Aventador SV: A nip, a tuck and a hell of a ride (CNET On Cars, Episode 90) video - Roadshow
CNET
And that's it. Now the fun part. Go start the car. [MUSIC]. Okay, best part of this show is always this one. It's the one that you drive. Answer your e mails, Let's get started, now we have one here from Robert B. I got a lot along these lines. He's ...


Grand Prix Times

Mercedes forced to check 1200 parts following Spain crash
Grand Prix Times
It's all about compromise and making quick decisions. "We know we've got a pretty competitive car, so everybody is massively motivated to make sure we get these performance parts together and we go in the best possible conditions to the the circuit." ...


Times of Malta

Buying goods, services off premises
Times of Malta
Upon concluding an off-premises contract, consumers should not be asked to pay anything before the goods ordered are delivered. Where the goods are delivered in parts, the trader can only request the payment that represents the price of the part delivered.

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