Rodica Baranescu, SAE President for the year 2000, talks about the challenges she faced and the successes she enjoyed on her odyssey to the pinnacle of the automotive engineering community.
AEI editors present the technical highlights of concepts and production vehicles from the 2000 North American International Auto Show in January.
Readers of Automotive Engineering International voted on the best engineered cars of each decade of the 20th Century. An overall winner was chosen from among the entries.
The Philippine Automotive Technology Conference/Workshop will take place Monday-Friday, April 10-14, at the Dusit Hotel Nikko in Makati City, Manile, Philippines.
Recent developments in both mechanical-test systems and simulation software have produced new and important gains to accelerate and improve the vehicle development cycle.
Governments around the world are tackling the multiple safety requirements across markets that are restricting use of common vehicle designs.
Hydrogen is the main ingredient in the fuel-cell's diet, but deciding how best to get it to the electrochemical power-generation device is a tricky business.
Cost reduction and fueling options are the two major issues facing auto industry OEMs and suppliers as they develop vehicles and systems for production beginning in 2003.
The use of telematics multicontrollers may mean fewer knobs, dials, switches, and buttons will populate automotive interiors, allowing the instrument panel to once again become the beautiful piece of scuplture it was back in the early days of the automobile.