Toyota punches innovations pedal
From hybrids to robots, Toyota promises new ways of thinking to
produce new and better products.
As part of an internal competition, Hyundai designers let their
minds wander through time, space, and perhaps some new dimension to
conjure concepts that seem outlandish today.
Maza fired up about internal combustion
There is room in the market for hybrids and all-electric vehicles,
but Mazda believes that internal-combustion engine offers the
biggest bang for the buck.
Engineering consulting service providers expect to help OEMs meet
greater fuel efficiency and tighter emissions standards.
The upside ofdownsizing
Hybrid powertrains are undergoing huge changes as successive
generations emerge, increasing efficiency and offering better
performance, with component sizes shrinking as engineers make
changes that address cost.
Lightweighting gives composites new life
Progress in fiber-reinforced resin composite technology opens the
prospect of replacing metal chassis and body structures.
Insider trading down?
More space, less weight, more recycled products, and a
back-to-basics policy are some of the aims of interior designers as
electric cars start to challenge current thinking.