Automotive Engineering International 2012-02-07

    • Chrysler's new Tigershark I4s aim for refinement, efficiency
      Developed in record time, the 2.0- and 2.4-L debut in the 2013 Dodge Dart. The 2.4-L features the first global application of MultiAir II technology.
    • Honda unveils next-gen motorcycle powertrains
      New engines designed for low-speed torque, fuel efficiency, and riding 'character' are coupled with new DCT and CVT transmissions.
    • Alternative fuels on bumpy road
      The price of conventional fuels is just one variable that makes it hard to know when fuel-cell, biofuel, and natural-gas technologies will come into their own.
    • Regen braking gets a boost
      Researchers from Hyundai Mobis detail the development of smart booster brake systems for regenerative brake cooperative control.
    • Efficient & effective leadership
      Frank O. Klegon, a 30-year SAE member and former product development VP at Chrysler, brings 'customer first' approach to term as SAE International's chief elective officer.