SAE International/Automotive Engineering International Announce Top 10 2013 World Congress Tech Awards

WARRENDALE, Pa., April 16, 2013 - SAE International has released the winners of its Top 10 SAE 2013 World Congress Tech Awards, as selected by the editors of Automotive Engineering International (AEI) magazine.

The winners were selected from SAE 2013 World Congress exhibitors. Judging was based on design and engineering innovation, uniqueness, potential for real-world production application, and potential benefit for industry customers and end users.

Highlights of the winning technologies are featured in the April 2 AEI print magazine, online at, and in the May 7 digital magazine. The winners are:


- ZF's nine-speed geared for front-transverse engines:


- Stratasys shows the way in 3-D printing:


- Maplesoft, partners develop new methods for modeling physical systems:


- Lotus shows lightweight hybrid sports car:


- IAV's electric E-Crossbike challenges 250-cc dirt bikes:


- Raydiance laser machining delivers precise micro holes for next-gen fuel injectors:


- FEV's portable HiL solution speeds engine-system development:


- Ergoneers keeps a close eye on ergonomics:


- Hitachi Metals reduces rare-earth dysprosium in traction-motor magnets:


- Horiba system accurately measures diluted mass emissions from vehicles, engines:

SAE International is a global association of more than 138,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.


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