Automakers and suppliers the world over are scrambling to establish or expland manufacturing operations in China as income growth spurs a rapid rise in car sales.
Alcan says the most common alternative metal for body applications, aluminum, can be used as a stand-alone material or integrated with steel.
Vehicle manufacturers and their suppliers are finding ways to deliver greater passenger comfort in the early stages of design.
Participants at the first SAE Executive Management Briefing discuss the possibilities and technical challenges for diesel engines in U.S. passenger vehicles.
As powertrain control systems require more complex validation testing in less time, Ford is teaming with Concurrent Computer to develop a HIL simulation system that tests real control hardware in the virtual world.