Focused on fuel economy
Optimizing vehicle fuel efficiency takes a combination of engineering solutions and driver behavior. In part one of his two-part series, AEI examines the technologies being employed. Part two, coming in the April 6 print edition, discusses drivers' impact on higher mpg.
Engineers using advanced tools create the sound of today's vehicles.
Collaboration, innovation on the agenda
The SAE 2010 World Congress, with the theme "Ecollaboration: engage. exchange. excel," will be held April 13-15, 2010, at Cobo Center in Detroit, MI. With this theme, host company Ford is calling for collaboration as a way to develop innovative solutions to overcome economic and environmental challenges.
Speaking of controls
Voice recognition has made big strides, but intergrating it into a seamless human-machine interface is a huge challenge.