Software and hardware advances are enabling voice-recognition technologies to rise to industry challenges.
Continuous learning is a must for engineers to meet greater technology and productivity challenges -- and boost their own marketability.
Environmental and cost benefits are driving the auto industry to adopt materials derived from renewable sources such as soybeans and corn.
Future engine and drivetrain programs at Volkswagen are focused on alternative fuels and radical changes to engine combustion, but the battery may yet provide the light at the end of the technology tunnel.
As long as there are regulations, engineers and technicians will be busy running tests in laboratories.
Cars engineered for developing markets are designed to be less expensive, but they don't skimp on safety or environmental features.
Japanese host company looks to take steps toward sustainability at the April 16-19 event.