Concepts from Detroit
January's North American International Auto Show was the
backdrop for a number of interesting concept vehicles with
cutting-edge technology and styling that foreshadows new cars and
trucks of the not-too-distant future.
One of the key building blocks for good-performing, clean, and
efficient engines is precise, high-pressure fuel injection. Recent
advances in diesel systems by top suppliers are helping OEMs meet
increasing market demands.
Engineering a career in China
As the demand for personal mobility continues to grow, so too does
the demand for qualified engineers to develop the technologies that
go into those vehicles.
This special section of Testing and Simulation focuses on different
aspects of digital product development.
Asia hot on new cooling technology
Not tied as much to aluminum as is the West, China and Russia are
moving fast toward widespread use of copper and brass for
Introducing Ted Robertson, SAE President for
ASC's product and technology chief made his name at General
Motors, but is now putting his mind to work for SAE.
The automobile of the future
SAE 100 Future look: What will motoring be like 100 years from now?
What sort of vehicles will we be driving? And will there even be
any cars in the year 2014?
The changing face of vehicle interiors
SAE 100 Future look: There's no doubt about it: Style has
changed quite a bit in the past 100 years. Innovation and ingenuity
have altered what today's consumers see and feel as they
position themselves behind the wheel of a car.
The art of designing becomes a science
SAE 100 Future look: During the past 10 to 15 years, the
world's top automakers have achieved an impressive makeover of
the occupant space, as they've delivered major enhancements in
every area, including performance, functionality, safety, quality,
craftsmanship, materials, aesthetics, ergonomics, comfort,
acoustics, versatility--and more.
From speedometers to modern instrument
SAE 100 Future look: Modern driver information has come a long way,
encompassing a whole history of automobile instrumentation that
would be unimaginable without Schulze's speedometer and its
Design: a new challenge for suppliers
In today's fiercely competitive automotive industry, OEMs are
asking suppliers to play an increasingly important role in the
creation of value.