Big shifts coming in powertrains
During the rest of this decade, many observers expect transmission
controls to undergo more changes than in the past 10-15 years.
Transmission controls are being revamped to meet tighter fuel
economy laws, letting engines run at optimal speeds.
Collaborating for cheaper carbon fiber
Oak Ridge National Laboratory and several industry partners work
together to overcome the challenges to lower-cost carbon
Creating the 54.5-mpg car
Part 2 of AEI's three-part series looks at how vehicle
engineers are facing a 'stress test' as the countdown to
2025 CAFE begins. How will the aggressive new regulations influence
U.S. passenger cars in the next decade-and what will they cost to