Momentum, the Magazine for Student Members of SAE International 2013-01

    • Virginia Tech rising to hybrid challenge
      The Hybrid Electric Vehicle Team of Virginia Tech (HEVT) is using custom motors and powertrains to re-engineer a 2013 Chevy Malibu to make it more environmentally friendly.
    • Directing diesel's debut in U.S. Grand-Am racing
      Speedsource's engineering director, a Formula SAE grad from the Univ. of Florida, is helping to put Mazda's new compounded-turbo diesel engine in the Grand-Am winner's circle.
    • Royal College of Art preps designers for expanded role
      Vehicle design is broadening and moving upwards in both intellectual and business terms, with many designers reaching board level, says London's Royal College of Art professor Dale Harrow.
    • Shelby upgrades Mustang and Focus
      The company pumps up its Super Snake to 850 hp (634 kW) and lowers the Focus ST for Shelby-grade performance in 2013 .
    • Vortex rocket engine reaps the whirlwind
      Lightweight combustion chamber walls stay cool because hot-burning propellant remains confined to a central cyclone.
    • A history of leadership
      Ten years after completing his term on the SAE Board of Directors, Argonne National Laboratory's Don Hillebrand takes on another role-SAE President.