Throwing their weight around
Vehicle mass took a back seat to aesthetics, functionality, and
performance when automaker executives discussed the merits of their
new products at the North American International Auto Show.
Safety drives sensor growth
New semiconductor technologies provide more data in a wide range of
Wireless gains support
Wi-Fi is seen as the link between consumer electronics and
Supply chain migration
As automakers ramp up operations in China, suppliers must consider
the challenges as well as the opportunities of supporting them
Automakers focus on soft money
The huge surge in software makes it a focus for cost cutting.
Chevrolet Corvette: AEI's Best Engineered Vehicle
The sixth-generation car delivers even more performance value than
its predecessor, and adds greater comfort and convenience into the
AEI Tech 2005 Awards
The editors of Automotive Engineering International highlight some
of the innovative new products and technologies on exhibit at the
SAE 2005 World Congress, based on the latest information provided
A 360 of the F430
Ferrari launches an even higher-tech, road-going supercar.
Racing for a solution
The new A1 Grand Prix series, launched at the Autosport
International show, borrows from other series to address
motorsports' financial and safety concerns.
SAE 2005 Preview: Tomorrow's technology
To the casual observer, GM's Technology Integration Vehicle
looks like a performance version of the 2005 Cadillac STS, but the
combined efforts of suppliers and GM Performance Division engineers
have transformed one particular Cadillac sedan into a show car with
a unique pedigree.
Over the past two decades, DaimlerChrysler's research vehicles
have been pushing the bounds of engineering innovation--and
Enhancing comfort and convenience
Plenty of work remains to bring new car concepts to reality and
make existing products so affordable they can join the ranks of
ubiquitous helpers such as power steering and brakes.
Nissan thinks small
Unlike typical Japanese practice, the company revealed details on a
handful of new compact cars and its supporting engine
Extending the benefits of ESC
SAE 100 Future look: In 2005, the automotive industry celebrates 10
years of manufacturing a technology that has proven invaluable for
increasing passenger vehicle safety.
The future of vehicle safety
SAE 100 Future look: A decades-long effort by the auto industry and
government has produced a tremendous reduction in the number of
traffic fatalities in the United States.
A run-flat future
SAE 100 Future look: Tires have come a long way since Harvey
Firestone started the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company at the
turn of the 20th century and Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone
Tire in 1931.