Environmental, safety, and information technology were strongly emphasized in an impressive array of fuel-cell, hybrid, and pure electric concept cars.
The lighting technology's compact size, power, and durability excite designers who still long for flexibility in interior and exterior styling.
At its annual media preview of new models, the company demonstrated how its technology investments will pay off in more features, for more people, in more market segments.
From structural members to Class A surfaces, plastics continue to find increasingly broad application in the automotive industry.
AEI editors look back at some of the most significant production-intent innovations introduced over the past year.
Crude though the means may have been, humans began making and shaping metal several millenia ago. It's a cleaner and more refined undertaking today.
Design, engineering, supply-chain management, and other factors pave the way for "manufacturing-that-can-turn-on-a-dime" capability for Oshkosh Truck Corp.
At the Frankfurt Motor Show, Ford Vice President of Product Development and Chief Technical Officer Richard Parry-Jones talked to AEI about diesel, design, and global sharing of technologies.
New technologies being explored for production potential come from hybrid research, Formula One racing, and aerospace engineering.