Automotive Engineering International 2008-02-01

Automotive Engineering International 2008-02-01
    • The right touch
      Touch input and smarter knobs help drivers control a growing array of functions and devices.
    • Product development gets leaner
      Providers of design automation and product lifecycle management software tools believe they can help drive out waste from the automotive product development process.
    • NAIAS concepts
      The focus was on environmentally responsible cars and alternative powertrain technologies and fuels at January's North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
    • Ryan's 'Research' put to good use
      The Southwest Research Institute engineer assumes SAE President duties for 2008.
    • China tariff shock
      Foreign carmakers face higher auto parts import tariffs to "encourage" them to bring new advanced technologies and manufacturing expertise into the country.
    • Automating cavity-wax application
      European standard enters the U.S. marketplace as automation of the complex operation takes over.