Increasing the hydroforming knowledge
Tube hydroforming has become a viable economic alternative to
various stamping and welding processes in automotive
Controlling two-stroke engine emissions
With the constant rich operation of two-stroke engines, common
design criteria for three-way catalysts fail.
DaimlerChrysler technical symposium
A year after the merger that created the new corporation, engineers
from both groups came together to present a unified technical
symposium to review the future direction of the new organization.
Here are some highlights of the more significant technical
Vertical complex-shape headlamp
Another improvement in lighting technology gives designers
increased flexibility in vehicle appearance with no loss in
Advances in static and dynamic exhaust system
Major redesign, combined with minor improvements in simple details,
returns significant benefits in sealing.
Remote HID headlamp system options
Bringing the performance benefits of new technology to mainstream
vehicle segments put demands on development engineering.
Heavy vehicle instrumentation trends in
Governments and manufacturers worldwide continue to design and
develop safety and efficiency improvements for transportation.
Trucks: more than freight haulers
Show exhibitors and panelists (a blue ribbon gathering of
executives and engineers) at the 1999 SAE Truck & Bus Meeting
& Exposition offered insights into future truck innovations, as
well as examples of current innovative products.
Tech 2000 Awards
AEI editors highlight the Top 50 new products to be introduced at
SAE 2000 World Congress scheduled for Mar. 6-9, 2000, Cobo Center,
Living with the customer
Manufacturing industries are on the verge of a whole new way of
International harmonization of safety
Governments around the world are tackling the multiple safety
requirements across markets that are restricting use of common
New fuel volatility indices
Cold-start driveability continues to be a concern for both the
automotive and oil industries.