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2014-04-15
Cybersecurity was a red-hot discussion topic at the SAE 2014 World Congress as digital components and car-to-cloud communications become an ever-growing part of the vehicle package.
Article
2014-04-14
The Visteon- and Cisco-developed OASIS (Optimized, Adaptable, Secure, Intelligent, Seamless) concept makes secure car-to-cloud communications the prerequisite for unlocking vehicle network connectivity-associated benefits.
Article
2014-04-14
The passenger-vehicle and commercial-vehicle industries are working to meet government regulations for emissions and fuel economy while ironing out potential unintended issues.
Article
2014-04-14
With keen observational skills and straight talk, a street-smart 40-year-old entrepreneur makes connections with that elusive younger generation of car buyers known as Generation Y.
Article
2014-04-14
Problem solving is about to get a lot more complex as the global automotive industry moves to make the connected vehicle as commonplace as portable digital devices.
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2014-04-14
Automotive industry recruiters know the supply of engineers is thinner than the demand.
Article
2014-04-10
A change in fuel requirements could help automakers achieve another efficiency gain.
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2014-04-09
The Chairman and CEO of AVL List GmbH sees engineering opportunities in teeth-jarring, rutted roadways.
Article
2014-04-01
The 2015 Chrysler 200 midsize sedan's floating center console design with pass-through storage area may have staying power beyond this Chrysler Group-first application.
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2014-03-24
A sophomore nabbed the top spot in a steel wheels competition focused on eye-appealing, lightweight-structure concept renderings from Lawrence Technological University design students. The 2014 competition required student designers to use the engineering results from the Steel Market Development Institute’s Lightweight Steel Wheel Project.
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2014-03-17
With nearly 40 years of engineering experience, Doug Patton (SAE member, 1987) recounts career learnings nearly as fast as the minicomputer he used during his college days. "F = ma and Newton's other laws of motion haven't changed, but the things around engineering formulas have changed a lot," said Patton.
Article
2014-02-21
A Hella and Vahle joint development program for wireless charging of electrified vehicles is targeted to reach the advanced engineering stage with an automaker's participation in 2014.
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2014-02-14
The 2015 Soul EV debuts as Kia's first all-electric vehicle for the U.S. market. With its 27 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery and 81.4-kW electric motor, the expected driving range is 80-100 miles (129-161 km).
Article
2014-01-20
A brake pedal made from fiber-reinforced plastics debuts on a MY2014 sports car, and ZF's CEO says this application underscores the broad possibilities for lightweight materials.
Article
2014-01-20
By stripping the electrified components and solar roof from the plug-in hybrid-electric Fisker Karma, VL Automotive intends to re-create the luxury sports car with unique body panels and power it with a supercharged V8 engine.
Article
2014-01-16
The product portfolios of German automakers range from clean diesels battery-electrics.
Article
2014-01-14
An independent testing institute recently confirmed a fuel-economy improvement of more than 15% on a MY2013 Ford Escape retrofitted with Schaeffler's AWD disconnect clutch and a number of other technologies that were designed and developed in North America.
Article
2014-01-13
The new car's interior and exterior styling complements a segment-first standard nine-speed automatic transmission with electronic shifter and the segment's first application of a fully disconnecting AWD system.
Article
2013-12-26
The system can take advantage of a road grade to time a torque-demand reduction and, in some cases, decouple the transmission to reduce powertrain losses.
Article
2013-12-20
The U.S. EPA is close to releasing its final Tier 3 emissions provisions, a comprehensive regulation package that will align with the California Air Resources Board's LEV-III standards.
Article
2013-12-06
If smaller and thinner particles can be aligned in a certain way, it may be possible for a battery to hold a charge 50% longer than current batteries can.
Article
2013-11-13
The auto industry is facing a capacity shortage at the shops making the stamping dies and molding tools needed to produce vehicles, according to the Harbour Results, Inc. 2013 North American Automotive Vendor Tooling Study.
Article
2013-11-05
An all-carbon-fiber truck bed helps a full-size pickup realize a triple-digit mass reduction in comparison to its production sibling. The Cheyenne is one of 39 vehicles Chevrolet has at the 2013 SEMA Show.
Article
2013-10-31
The interior supplier showed five concept seats featuring customization via various secondary processes at its fall 2013 fashion show. One such advanced technology, polymer printing, enables Lear designers to create a unique look that is then laminated onto the leather as a 3-µm (118-µin) thick film.
Article
2013-10-10
The redesigned car features Radar Cruise Control and Smart City Brake Support, firsts for the non-luxury compact car segment, along with an emphasis on the human-machine interface via new infotainment system and heads-up display.
Article
2013-09-30
The next-generation Rogue and the European-badged X-Trail are the first Nissan vehicles to use a co-developed Nissan-Renault architecture.
Article
2013-09-30
Vehicle-to-pedestrian accident prevention gets a research-assist from smartphones as Honda engineers study the practicality of using advanced technology to reduce the risk of collision.
Article
2013-09-05
The 2013 IAA concept vehicle's shapely exterior and plush interior showcasing a dual-view display foreshadow a possible new direction for the production S-Max.
Article
2013-08-05
ZF workers in South Carolina are assembling the world's first passenger vehicle nine-speed automatic transmission, a milestone that underscores the industry's march to improve vehicle fuel efficiency.
Article
2013-07-16
Automakers will be assembling 400,000 vehicles yearly in Saudi Arabia if plans to establish the country as an automotive hub for the Middle East become reality.
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