REDFORD, Mi. December 18, 2018
AmericanMuscle’s (AM) Justin Dugan recently visited Ford’s new
$45 million advanced manufacturing facility to hang out with some robots and see how Ford 3D prints parts and tools for their upcoming model line.
While checking out the sites, Justin takes some time to meet with and interview Chief Engineer Mike Mikula, Technical Leader Harold Sears, Technical Expert Marty Smets, and Digital Factory Manager Harry Kekedjian. The team at Ford’s Advanced Manufacturing Facility use emerging technologies as a practical solution to solve challenges at the facility, make vehicles safer and more efficient, while staying competitive to hold Ford Motor Company’s spot as a leader in manufacturing.
“Seeing some of the new methods Ford is using to produce parts for cars like the new GT500 was impressive to say the least. The ability to turn a 3-D printed part into a production ready piece is a sign that the future is NOW regarding automotive manufacturing.”—Justin Dugan
From additive manufacturing, aka 3-D printing, to augmented and virtual reality,Justin gets the inside scoop on how Ford uses robots to expand the capability of their manufacturing processes. Even though the new 2019 GT500 isn’t revealed in its entirety until January 14, 2019, you will get to see a few bits and pieces in this episode of AM’s Mustang News
View it here: https://www.americanmuscle.com/hotlap-dec2018.html
PAOLI, Pa. (December 12th, 2018–
Load the parts cannon it’s time for an F150 Ecoboost Street Build fromAmericanTrucks! In this episode of The Haul Justin Dugan grabs the keys to one of his fellow coworker’s 3.5L Ecoboost equipped 2017 F150 Lariat SuperCrew for some street-able, family-friendly upgrades. From bolt-ons to tuning and dyno pulls, watch Justin turn this Dad truck into a Rad-truck!
Products featured in this episode include:
Roush Cold Air Intake,
ICON Suspension Stage 2 Lift Kit
RK Sport Ram Air Hood
BAKFlip MX4 Folding Tonneau,
JLT V3.0 Black Oil Separator,
Stainless Works Catted Downpipe,
Unleashed Tuning Rev-X Tuner,
Weathertech No Drill Mudflaps,
Angle Cut Exhaust Tip,
Raxiom Smoked LED Fog Lights,
Black Rhino Warlord Wheels,
and Mickey Thompson Baja ATZ P3 Tires.
You can watch it here: https://www.americantrucks.com/the-haul-dec2018.html
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