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Automotive Engineering International 2005-10-01
Not passive on safety
Modern automotive electronics are enabling many advances in post-crash protection of occupants.
DSP usage grows
Infotainment and other new functions spark growth in the automotive chip applications.
Pontiac's time to shine
GM cashes in on the Solstice concept buzz by rushing its roadster to production.
Ford midsize comeback a Fusion
Filling an open space in its lineup, Ford sought to equip its newest entry not with technological marvels but with great balance between attributes.
Honda does its Civic duty
The eighth-generation vehicle sports a new look and plenty of new technology, including an improved hybrid powertrain for those who want to fill up a little less often.
BMW re-engineers 3 Series
The new car packs a high level of technology cascaded down from its larger and more costly siblings.
Kia's Rio Grande
The all-new subcompact cars from Kia aim for comfort, quality, and safety features at entry-level cost.
Hybrids go heavy
The payoff for hybrid technology is high for vehicles with hefty payloads.
Honda Ridgeline: extreme engineering
For its first pickup, Honda turned to the experts by relying on truck-loving engineers at its Ohio R&D center to lead the development project.
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Design Engineering and Styling
Driver Assistance systems
Quality, Reliability, and Durability
Hybrid electric vehicles
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