Cars become more understanding
Software and hardware advances are enabling voice-recognition
technologies to rise to industry challenges.
Wanted: Broader knowledge, new skills
Continuous learning is a must for engineers to meet greater
technology and productivity challenges -- and boost their own
Environmental and cost benefits are driving the auto industry to
adopt materials derived from renewable sources such as soybeans and
Searching for fossil-fuel alternatives
Future engine and drivetrain programs at Volkswagen are focused on
alternative fuels and radical changes to engine combustion, but the
battery may yet provide the light at the end of the technology
Emissions rules keep labs humming
As long as there are regulations, engineers and technicians will be
busy running tests in laboratories.
Low cost, but not cheap
Cars engineered for developing markets are designed to be less
expensive, but they don't skimp on safety or environmental
Toyota adds Asian flavor to SAE 2007 World
Japanese host company looks to take steps toward sustainability at
the April 16-19 event.