New technologies for 2014 OEM and supplier engineers are all about technical innovation. In this special feature, Automotive Engineering International highlights (in no special order) some notable ones debuting on 2014 models.
Q&A with Dr. Pawan Goenka The Executive Director & President-- Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. answers questions on a range of subjects such as auto fuel efficiency, emissions, alternative fuels, safety, telematics, manufacturing, and sustainability.
Advances in surface engineering Newer materials with improved properties can enhance the
properties of the working surfaces of cylinder components
for the demands of increased temperatures, pressures, and
corrosive atmospheres and still satisfy performance and life
E-mobility opportunities in
the Indian ecosphere The Prime Minister of India in January 2013 unveiled the
National Mission on Electric Mobility and formed a National
Board of Electric Mobility to fast track e-mobility for India
through industry-government partnerships.
Mobility in 21st Century India India’s rapidly growing population has made transportation
systems unable to effectively keep up with demand, losing
the country untold man hours and wasting money.
New contender for the World Solar Challenge Splitting the solar power supply from the aerodynamics was the innovative approach taken by the U.K.-based
Cambridge University Eco Racing Team.
Mobility in the 21st Century for India: planning and creating multimodal transportation systems India's rapidly growing population has made transportation systems unable to effectively keep up with demand, losing
the country untold man-hours and wasting money.
2014 Corvette: 460
hp, 30 mpg, 1 g, $52,000 No other sports car can match the C7's combination of
performance, value, and overall efficiency. Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter provides insight on
executing a masterpiece.
BMW i3 was born electric The carbon-fiber-bodied city car is the German automaker's first series-production entry into the electric-vehicle space.
High temperatures narrow material choices for electrified vehicles One of the biggest challenges confronting electric and hybrid-electric vehicle designers today is how to manage the high temperatures stemming from the electrical losses associated with high-power electronics.