Ultracapacitors charge ahead
The limitations of current energy-storage solutions could encourage consideration of these alternative solutions, but more engineering work needs to be done to reduce costs.
Technology for all
Automotive industry executives expect high-end technologies, once considered only for inclusion in luxury cars, to increasingly make their way into entry- and mid-level vehicles in the very near future.
A lot of automotive electronics ground has been covered at the Convergence conferences past, and there's more to come at this year's show in October.
Fueling the next generation
As hydrogen joins the battle for automotive power with gasoline and diesel, the future could be more choices rather than one winner.
Bringing down the noise
To reduce noise and vibration from a cylinder-on-demand engine in three-cylinder mode, engineers at Honda R&D have developed an active engine mount system
Longer life, less pressure, and better appearance would do us all good, but for exhaust systems, they are mandatory--and on a tight budget.
Timing demands get real
Real-time operating systems are being adopted to keep up with the growing number of speedy electronics.
Simulators bring NVH testing to the forefront of the vehicle design process.