Automotive Body

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From the designers that give shape and form to exteriors to the materials that are used to build bodies, here’s where you can find information about giving shape and physicality to automotive form.

ARTICLES

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  • Camaro Z/28: Light Is the New Black

    “As the ultimate track-capable Camaro, this car restores the mission of the original Z/28, and serves as a testament to the expertise of Chevrolet as the best-selling brand of performance cars.”-- GM North America president Mark Reuss.

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  • 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Inspired by Nature & Engineered to Perform

    Yes, you can still crawl up rocks. Yet the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee has interior refinements and amenities of a luxury car. And there’s an eight-speed transmission. And a diesel. And more. And this is a refresh?

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  • Looking at the 2013 Lexus LS

    This is more than putting festoons on the flagship. A lot more.

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  • Redoing the Ram

    They started with a refresh and then designed and engineered to an extent that it is well beyond what anyone would ordinarily expect. With an eight-speed transmission, there is nothing ordinary about the 2013 Ram 1500.

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  • 2013 Dodge Dart: Redefining the Contemporary Compact Car

    If there is any question that Chrysler is back at developing vehicles that change the rules of the game, the 2013 Dodge Dart should deflate any doubts.

    BLOGS

    Hollywood vs. Detroit

    Sometimes it seems that other industries are in some ways more progressive than auto.

    2015 Buick Regal AWD GS

    The recent Buick TV ads—the one with the creepy neighbors with high-powered binoculars (!) looking at the new Enclave (yeah, like you want the Peeping Tom community to be admiring your new wheels); the clueless friend and the remarkably clueless parking valet each trying to find the Buick in question (would you trust your car to a valet who doesn’t have the sense to hit the fob before running back and forth like a proverbial headless chicken?)—miss the point about Buick.

    Passat (the German One) Gets iF Gold

    The internationally renowned iF Design Awards were presented last Friday in Munich, and the eighth-generation Volkswagen Passat took the gold in the “Automobile/Vehicles/Bikes” category.