It’s no longer about linkages and structures alone. Advances in everything from shocks to steering: this is the place.
The reinvention of the car is not just going to be an exercise in transforming powertrains, particularly in the world of 2030, when 60% of the people on the planet will live in cities. Crowded cities.
European cars built with air conditioning systems after 2011 will no longer be able to use R134a as a refrigerant.
When you think "Ford Racing," you probably think "NASCAR." Possibly NHRA.
One of the most remarkable exercises in automotive engineering that has occurred of late is the development of the 2007 Jeep Patriot.
After introducing a family of 6-speed automatic transmissions in 2001—6 HP 19, 6 HP 26 and 6 HP 32—ZF Friedrichshafen AG (www.zf.com) is turning another page via the debut of its latest iteration, the 6 HP 28, which provides improved fuel economy and quicker shift times.
When you think “Environmental Protection Agency” (EPA) and “auto industry,” tailpipe emissions probably come to mind.
Clearly, given all of the earned hub-bub about the 2015 Ford F-150, one could have been fairly confident that this trail-breaking truck would win the Motor Trend Truck of the Year Award.
While the headline should be: “Europe 2014 Auto Sales Up 5.3%,” the “when” is more interesting than the “what.” JATO Dynamics calculated the numbers.