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.
One of the most-helpful technologies deployed on cars of late—so helpful that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is requiring it on all cars, trucks and SUVs by May 2018—is the rear-view backup camera.
I have had the opportunity, honor and privilege to drive a wide array of cars, trucks and vans during the past 12 months.