Honda and Toyota join dominant General Motors in a more tech-friendly racing series that gets a new chassis builder for 2003.
Nearly 30 dream vehicles--about twice as many as last year--from most of the world's automakers were shown for the first time at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. AEI editors review the technical and development highlights of this impressive crop of concept cars.
Heading a new model launch is something many engineers aspire to, but that is just one avenue up the corporate ladder.
Fuel efficiency and performance advantages make diesel technology a compelling one for automakers and suppliers, despite its emissions disadvantages. Diesel will be among the more important technologies discussed in detail at the SAE 2003 World Congress March 3-6 in Detroit's Cobo Center.
Enhanced multibody analysis tools supported development of the new engine technology.