Plugging into Detroit
Efficient, eco-friendly hybrid concepts, in
"conventional" and plug-in forms, headlined January's
North American International Auto Show, but a majority of the
debuting concept vehicles boasted large-capacity V8, V10, or V12
engines aimed at ultimate performance.
Creating the Bin-5 Diesel
Progress made in lean-NOx trap technologies helps make engines a
viable option for U.S. light-duty diesel market in 2008.
Putting the pieces together
Product lifecycle management tools and processes help speed
automotive product development.
Today's challenges, tomorrow's
Engineers' productivity becomes paramount as companies change
and evolve their business strategies.
Promoting from within
After serving a three-year term as Vice President-Automotive, Rich
Schaum, Chrysler's former product development chief, becomes
the new face of SAE International.