Automotive Engineering

June 2, 2016

    • A 24-hour battle of speed and efficiency
      At Le Mans this month, amped-up hybrid prototype racecars from Audi and Toyota face a revamped Porsche 919 hybrid, while Ford hopes to recapture glory with its new GT-R.
    • Pushing the ICE forward, gradually
      Emergent technologies from BorgWarner, Eaton and Mahle aim for greater efficiency in gasoline and diesel engines.
    • Smile, you're on Magna camera!
      Magna Electronics is rapidly expanding production of its made-in-U.S.A. onboard cameras to keep pace with booming OEM demand for safety and vehicle-autonomy vision-systems technology.
    • Multi-material body solutions: Possibilities and manufacturing challenges
      The body-in-white is a prime target for lightweighting and many automakers are pursuing unique and effective multi-material approaches, but improved design tools and processes might yield greater gains.
    • How Porsche met cooling challenges on the new 4-cylinder Boxster
    • Brembo brake-by-wire will be production-ready before 2020
    • Powering up the new stop-start systems
    • Google talks self-driving vehicle development
    • Ford upgrades dyno sleds to handle 2017 Super Duty diesel's might
    • Second time a charm for Honda's unibody Ridgeline pickup?
    • Jaguar puts a brave Pace on testing its new crossover
    • Focus RS: Ford and GKN create an AWD masterpiece