Designs on Geneva
Design chic, design blending, and design promise were all present
in the halls of the Geneva Palexpo exhibition center for the
city's International Motor Show, which this year cleebrated the
centenary of its beginning.
Big 3 in fight for home-market supremacy
No other nation sells or produces more vehicles than the United
States. Automotive Engineering International kicks off its annual
Global Viewpoints three-month series of region-specific articles by
examining what technologies U.S.-based OEMs and suppliers are
pursuing to be a winner in the market no one can ignore.
Sunny forecast for IC engine
Don't expect to see the internal-combustion engine evaporate as
a viable power source anytime soon, industry experts say.
Sharing the wealth
A versatile vehicle architecture can deliver multiple variants from
a single platform, reducing development costs and
A view from inside
Consumers in general seek comfort, convenience, and entertainment
from their purchases and that is increasingly true for vehicles,
which deliver these attributes largely through inviting and
Diesels ready for U.S. prime time
SAE 100 Future look: Daily news stories on gas and crude oil prices
climbing to record highs, accompanied by reports of tight supplies
and increasing demand, have analysts and experts talking about an
"oil crisis" in 2005.
Road-to-lab-to-math: a new path to improved
SAE 100 Future look: Today's automotive industry is highly
competitive, globalized, and characterized by relentless efforts to
improve the quality and integrity of its products.
Computer-integrated product creation is the next
SAE 100 Future look: Automotive engineering in the 21st century is
evolving beyond simultaneous engineering (SE) to what Ricardo calls
Computer Integrated Product Creation (CPIC).
The emerging role of phsyical test in product
SAE 100 Future look: In SAE's 100 years, the process of
building automotive vehicles has undergone major
Testing: Survival tool for the global auto
SAE 100 Future look: Today, we test automobiles more than at any
other time in the history of the automotive industry.
Future powertrain technology... Many options, even more
SAE 100 Future look: As we approach the halfway point in the first
decade of the new millenium, the spectrum of potential powertrain
concepts for future passenger vehicles is becoming increasingly