Though themes were distinctly elusive, there was a broad spectrum of technology, design, and styling on display from Europe-based manufacturers.
The SCCA's Speed World Challenge has delivered automakers a U.S. platform for racecars that are closely related to the vehicles they sell.
Supplier parks are beginning to take hold in North America as automakers and their suppliers look to improve supply-chain efficiency and reduce costs.
Jeep engineers give the 2005 model more on-road comfort, with all the off-road capability.
The new SUV, to be called LR3 in the United States, is the first all-new vehicle developed under Ford's leadership and is described as the most technologically advanced Land Rover so far.
The new 2005 Pathfinder is built on a more rugged body-on-frame platform and features a more powerful V6 and three-row seating.
Staying on top of trends is important for companies who hope to secure contracts for larger portions of automotive interiors.
Japan may at last be seeing glimpses of a rising sun after an enormously long night and an ensuing slow and gloomy dawn.
The Japanese OEMs do more (vehicles) with less (platforms).
SAE 100 Future look: As the sun sets on the first 100 years of SAE, we reflect on a proud and rich tradition of contribution to the transportation industry.
SAE 100 Future look: The future of commercial vehicles is a subject that we at Navistar International focus on every day.
SAE 100 Future look: More than 100 years ago, two sons of German immigrants running a wagon-making operation in Brooklyn, NY, were approached by a customer with a problem.
As technology integration becomes ingrained in all facets of the commercial vehicle industry, the trucks of the future will be smarter, more adaptable, and more reliable.