NAIAS technical highlights
The industry kicked off what many are calling the Year of the Car
at the North American International Auto Show in January. Cars and
car-based crossovers took center stage, with many of the new models
being derived from flexible architecture that will spawn many
Hybrid-electric technology is growing beyond economy cars to boost
performance for luxury and sports cars and trucks.
Toyota Prius: Best Engineered Vehicle for
The second-generation gasoline/electric hybrid provides a larger
and more versatile mid-size interior and sginificantly improves
upon its pioneering predecessor in terms of performance,
efficiency, emissions, and consumer appeal.
AEI Tech 2004 Awards
The new editors of Automotive Engineering International highlight
some of the innovative new products and technologies on exhibit at
the SAE 2004 World Congress based on the latest information
provided by suppliers.
AEI testing special
The industry's suppliers are developing equipment and methods
that are helping OEMs design better powertrains and chassis.
Introducing Duane Tiede, SAE President for
With over 35 years of experience in the off-highway industry, Duane
Tiede steps up to a new challenge--leading SAE into its 100th