Automotive Engineering International 2010-03-02

    • Focused on fuel economy
      Optimizing vehicle fuel efficiency takes a combination of engineering solutions and driver behavior. In part one of his two-part series, AEI examines the technologies being employed. Part two, coming in the April 6 print edition, discusses drivers' impact on higher mpg.
    • Sound engineering
      Engineers using advanced tools create the sound of today's vehicles.
    • Collaboration, innovation on the agenda
      The SAE 2010 World Congress, with the theme "Ecollaboration: engage. exchange. excel," will be held April 13-15, 2010, at Cobo Center in Detroit, MI. With this theme, host company Ford is calling for collaboration as a way to develop innovative solutions to overcome economic and environmental challenges.
    • Speaking of controls
      Voice recognition has made big strides, but intergrating it into a seamless human-machine interface is a huge challenge.