From hybrids to robots, Toyota promises new ways of thinking to produce new and better products.
As part of an internal competition, Hyundai designers let their minds wander through time, space, and perhaps some new dimension to conjure concepts that seem outlandish today.
There is room in the market for hybrids and all-electric vehicles, but Mazda believes that internal-combustion engine offers the biggest bang for the buck.
Engineering consulting service providers expect to help OEMs meet greater fuel efficiency and tighter emissions standards.
Hybrid powertrains are undergoing huge changes as successive generations emerge, increasing efficiency and offering better performance, with component sizes shrinking as engineers make changes that address cost.
Progress in fiber-reinforced resin composite technology opens the prospect of replacing metal chassis and body structures.
More space, less weight, more recycled products, and a back-to-basics policy are some of the aims of interior designers as electric cars start to challenge current thinking.