Like a rolling home
Suppliers are helping automakers engineer vehicles that allow
passengers to bring along the comforts of home.
Focusing on distraction
An explosion of new features, functions poses challenges for
Performance goes green
With record-high fuel prices and CO2 concerns providing the
impetus, automakers are developing more fun-to-drive cars with an
eye towards efficiency.
GM re-engineers pickips
More refined ride, higher-quality interiors, and greater efficiency
are some of the highlights of the 2007 models.
Jeep takes on tough terrain
For 2007, the brand's iconic Wrangler is engineered to be more
rugged off-road and more refined on it.
Audi updates TT theme
The second-generation rendition is bigger, more powerful, and uses
a subtle metals mix and match.
Vantage: as Aston to the core
A common platform strategy is a vital element of the company's
design and manufacturing flexibility.
Lexus hybridizes sports sedan
The GS450h is the world's first series production ICE-electric
hybrid in a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive configuration, according
Turbocharging the 911
The high-performance Porsche model is packed with technology
including variable turbine geometry turbocharging, advanced
all-wheel drive, and advanced air management to help it reach 309
km/h (192 mph).
Larger, more agile Santa Fe asserts
The "urban crossover" is Hyundai's first production
vehicle designed at its styling studios in California.