• 2015 New Vehicle & Technology Preview
    Automotive Engineering editors take a look at some of the more intriguing new models, including GM’s full-size SUVs, BMW’s i8 plug-in-hybrid sports car, Volkswagen’s TLX sedan, and Ford’s F-150 full-size pickup truck.
  • Picturing the map for smoother rides
    Next-gen A/C
    As conventional vapor-compression cooling technology faces phase-out, what could take its place? The U.S. Department of Energy’s ARPA-e has funded research to help answer this question.
  • Teams make unique statements at FSAE Michigan
    Some statements produced better results than others, but all teams walked away from the 2014 FSAE Michigan event with invaluable hands-on engineering experience.
  • Teams get 'super' results at SAE Supermileage
    University students from around the world gathered in Marshall, MI, to determine which team could achieve the highest fuel economy at the 353th anniversary of the competition.
  • Competition winners react to attaining coveted F1 engineering roles
    Two of the winners have Formula SAE experience on their side.
  • SMACing the automotive industry: from concept to consumer
    Technology is making a more significant impact on today’s auto industry. Perhaps one of the most notable examples is the development of connected technologies coupled with social, mobile, analytics, and cloud (SMAC) technologies.
  • The 3i paradigm: India’s story
    The concept of ideation, incubation, and implementation is enhancing the growth of the Indian automotive industry.
  • Virtualization for automotive IVI systems
    As the demand for modern in-vehicle infotainment systems grows, automakers are increasingly looking toward virtualization as a solution to bridge the gap between consumer and automotive electronics.
  • Command Center: Securing connected cars of the future automotive
    An architectural approach to minimize connectivity interfaces acts as a secure, intelligent gateway between the car and external devices/networks to better guard against malicious or sensitive data from being compromised.
  • A new Formula for racing
    The new Formula E series' electric racecars are intended to pioneer new technology for broader use in production, encouraging fans to think differently about the technologies they use.
  • Production of satellite with first all-electric propulsion system advances
    Electric propulsion has been limited so far to small movements of the satellites once it is in its geostationary orbit. The Boeing 702SP innovation is its use of electric propulsion to raise the satellite from its launch-vehicle drop-off point to geostationary orbit.
  • Using CAE to assess whining noise of electric powertrains
    To develop an electric powertrain with a minimum noise level and minimized whining it is necessary to have accurate CAE simulation and precise criteria to assess whining noise.
  • Growth in telematics capabilities brings more benefits to more users
    Broader coverage, more features highlight the potential for increased connectivity and communication from the field
  • DuPont: from art to part
    DuPont's newly appointed global automotive technology director Jeffrey Sternberg, in conversation with Ian Adcock.
  • Igniting the creative spark
    Ryan Gehm and Lindsay Brooke report on breakthrough technologies at the SAE Congress.
  • Winning ways
    Ian Adcock exclusively reveals the newly formed Williams Advanced Engineering facility.
  • Driverless future: steering a safe course
    Google unleashing 100 driverless, motorised pods on to the road has put the need for rigorous safety standards centre stage, as Ian Adcock reports