Japanese manufacturing continue to diversify, investing in the
launch of a domestic premium brand, updating an iconic sports car,
and developing a variety of safer micro cars that are gaining
popularity all over the world.
Today for tomorrow
Japanese automotive manufacturers are researching new engine
technologies to improve power, efficiency, and emissions.
Continental Flying Spur
Bentley engineers sought "no compromises" in creating
their new GT-based 312-km/h (194-mph) sedan.
Automakers apply advanced materials to stem the rising tide of
weight from increasing safety and convenience features.
This special edition of Testing & Simulation focuses on some of
the more innovative technologies designed to satisfy the
industry's demanding testing needs.
Trading in a socket wrench for a software
The good old days of taking your car to the repair shop down the
street and hoping for the best as Mr. Fix-It rolls up his sleeves,
grabs his toolbox, and looks under the hood will soon be a thing of
Racing into China
Automotive electronics suppliers jockey for position as the OEMs
vie for market share.
Driving technology for a cleaner future
SAE 100 Future look: Someday you may reminisce about filling your
car with gasoline, just as your grandparents may have told you
about the old days when homes were heated with wood or coal.
Motorsport has a future on the road
SAE 100 Future look: Every weekend at racetracks and on rally
stages around the world, vehicle manufacturers pitch their racing
cars against each other in tests of performance and endurance.
A recipe for automotive performance
SAE 100 Future look: We have collectively proven once again that it
is all about product, product, product, and, of course, the
THe future of automotive door technology
SAE 100 Future look: It is expected that the global automotive
industry will become even more competitive, more fast-paced, and
more diverse in terms of vehicle choice than it is today.
SAE 100 Future look: Cell phones, high-end stereos, satellite
radios, navigation systems, CD and DVD players. No it's not
necessarily the inventory at your local consumer-electronics
The automotive future: It's the law of the
SAE 100 Future look: When it comes to the global automotive
industry, it's a jungle out there. And only the strongest, most
agile players are likely to survive and thrive in the future.