Frankfurt Motor Show
The art of automotive product packaging is a complex,
multifunctional design and engineering discipline that has led to
cars with relatively small overall dimesnions yet remarkable
As the movement to improve various supply-chain functions through
the implementation of e-business initiatives gains momentum, the
providers of the products and services that make the benefits
possible are becoming more important to the automotive
Automakers going digital
A math-based, vehicle-devleopment-process strategy has helped
General Motors to achieve greater engineering capability,
efficiency, and quality.
A more redefined Ram
Chrysler Group engineers have employed the use of hydroforming, new
airbag technology, and aerodynamics, among other things, to improve
the design, ride, and safety of the Dodge Ram 1500 for model year
GM's midsize SUVs
Highlights of the GMT360 family are a new inline six-cylinder
engine, chassis, and electrical system.
Product development key to truck and bus
How well engineers collaborate with other business units and adhere
to other product development principles will make or break
companies in the heavy-vehicle sector. This article takes a look at
some of those principles, as well as some recently introduced heavy
trucks and buses.
Reconfigurability is the name of the game for the new SUV/pickup
crossover vehicles from Cadillac and Chevrolet.
Liberty for Jeep
The compact SUV expands Jeep's product lineup and brings with
it a new powertrain, front suspension, and ABS--as well as a new
Sensoria Corp. is developing the devices for support of advanced
telematics services and connection of vehicle networks with
wireless networks and mobile consumer devices such as PDAs.