Automakers and suppliers accelerate their efforts to reduce vehicle weight by engineering them for greater use of lighter, stronger materials.
Combustion research heats up
As calls for lower CO2 emissions grow louder, fuel system, valvetrain, electronic control, and analytical technologies are helping to unlock greater efficiences inside the cylinder.
Touching the future
Sensors and screens are replacing push buttons as touch controls get more sophisticated and user-friendly.
Waving the 'green' flag
SAE 2009 World Congress host company Honda calls for collaboration and urgency in the race for green mobility.