2016 Malibu sheds 300 lb, adds new hybrid system
More wheelbase, style, fuel economy, and comfort aim to move GM's volume midsize sedan from the sidelines to the fast lane.
Lighter, more powerful 2016 Honda Pilot
The third-generation SUV gets a sleek new look and plenty of slick technology for enhanced performance and safety.
2016 Mazda MX-5 stays true to its roots
Mazda engineers give the industry a lesson in getting more from less.
2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport spearheads more efficient Land Rovers
JLR's space-efficient, flexible SUV moves to JLR's new Ingenium modular engines.
Audi chooses high technology, cautious design evolution for new A4
In addition to lighter weight and significant improvements in efficiency, the new car employs plenty of technology and driver support.
Cellular, security challenge vehicle-to-vehicle's role
Telematics links provide many of the benefits of V2V that government regulators are now mandating, while security issues pose major technical challenges, with secure communications a key hurdle for V2V's rollout.
Improving thermal seat comfort
Optimizing climate seat systems requires increased complexity in seat design, which in turn is driving a need for more detailed thermal simulation methods.