Consumed by changes
Reprogramming becomes the focus of engineers as radios become multifunction head units integrating many infotainment functions.
Packaging, comfort, 'premiumness,' and quality are keywords in the vocabulary of car interior designers, but significant changes to interior structures could lead to a design revolution.
Accident avoidance 2.0
OEMs and suppliers are going to great lengths to ensure the proper performance of their next generation of active safety products.
Automotive policy goes to the polls
Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama stake out different positions on issues affecting the automotive industry and future vehicle engineering.
Mitsubishi i MiEC
Instead of focusing on hybrid propulsion, the company is hoping to be a leader in all-electric vehicles by readying a minicar for 2010 launch.
The Indian automaker intends to overcome obstacles and deliver on its promise of a $2500 all-weather, safe family car.
Opel & Vauxhall Insignia
The important new model from General Motors Europe is based on the Epsilon II architecture expected to underpin many GM models for markets around the world.
The Asian automaker breaks into a new segment with a car tuned as a sports sedan in the U.S. and a luxury vehicle in Korea.