Stealing engineering talent has always been part of the competition in the auto world. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Editor-In-Chief Lindsay Brooke looks at the ongoing issue of retaining talent in the car business.
As part of a recently announced initiative, NASA is in the midst of researching a number of strategic projects that include quiet supersonic flight, electric distributed propulsion, and hybrid wing aircraft, with goals that include demonstrating advanced technologies to reduce fuel use, emissions and noise, and accelerate possible introduction to the marketplace.
John Deere says its 750K and 850K crawler dozers meet Tier 4 Final emissions standards while offering higher productivity, increased uptime, and lower daily operating costs in earthmoving, waste, and grading applications.
The two European companies are collaborating in a study to achieve solutions that could herald a much wider role for plastic composites across transmission applications, including housings and gear teeth.
Annual New York Auto Show Traffic Safety Symposium points to high fatality and injury rate among teens, while University of Bridgeport design school students propose technology solutions and Ford discusses impaired driving simulator "suits.