IRL races ahead
Honda and Toyota join dominant General Motors in a more
tech-friendly racing series that gets a new chassis builder for
Nearly 30 dream vehicles--about twice as many as last year--from
most of the world's automakers were shown for the first time at
the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. AEI editors
review the technical and development highlights of this impressive
crop of concept cars.
Engineering dream jobs
Heading a new model launch is something many engineers aspire to,
but that is just one avenue up the corporate ladder.
Diesel discourse at SAE 2003 World
Fuel efficiency and performance advantages make diesel technology a
compelling one for automakers and suppliers, despite its emissions
disadvantages. Diesel will be among the more important technologies
discussed in detail at the SAE 2003 World Congress March 3-6 in
Detroit's Cobo Center.
Simulation key to BMW'sValvetronic
Enhanced multibody analysis tools supported development of the new