An increased emphasis on modeling and autocoding makes it easier to add software-based features and functions, driving a sea change in the way complex automotive systems are designed.
An early look at some of the emissions-control and aftertreatment technologies and tools aimed at helping automakers meet future U.S. and European regulations.
Although automation is important to achieving flexibility, manufacturers cannot neglect product design, manufacturing processes, and personnel.
Automotive companies increasingly look outside, offshore to get complex designs finished quickly.
Like it or not, cars that drive themselves are on the horizon. Will you trade control for safety?
A keen focus on fuel economy centers on improved aerodynamics, powertrain efficiency, and weight-reducing technologies.
The eight-passenger SUV adds inches and content, but still watches its weight.
The 2009 F-150 brings greater vehicle efficiency, refinement, and feature content.