The accelerated product-development process that saw Ford Motor Co. deliver three production Ford GTs in breakthrough time won’t signal a wholesale shift to zero-prototyping, says Richard Parry-Jones, group vice president and chief technical officer. “You don’t just flip a switch,” Parry-Jones tells Ward's. “It’s a continuum,” he says of the virtual design process that enabled the auto maker to compress the time window required to develop the 500-hp Ford GT. Virtual prototyping ...

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