Automotive Engineering

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This zone covers the materials, processes, equipment and expertise used in vehicle development, from turbochargers to transmissions.

ARTICLES

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Lasers Prove Fast and Accurate for Fiat (and Ram) Van Production

    Here’s how the use of laser scanners on the ends of horizontal measuring machines are allowing the Fiat Doblò (and the Ram ProMaster City, which is based on the Fiat) to be manufactured with accuracy.

  • Automotive Engineering
  • The Lexus NX: Competitive Crossover for a Competitive Space

    Here’s a look at the development of a new luxury crossover from the company that arguably created the segment in the first place with its RX 300. This time, it is a compact from Lexus.

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Looking at the 2015 Lincoln MKC

    Lincoln has promised four all-new vehicles in four years. The MKC, C-segment crossver, is the second. And it is likely to be the best seller of all due to keen attention to design and engineering.

  • Automotive Engineering
  • On the 2015 Volkswagen Golf and GTI

    The Golf is the successor to the Beetle, and Volkswagen's all-time top seller. And while the seventh generation has been built in Germany since 2013, it is now being built in a plant in Mexico and has come to America.

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Magna and the Art of Advanced Manufacturing

    This automotive supplier is driving the auto industry forward with its engineering and, especially, manufacturing skills. Here’s a look.

    BLOGS

    Inside China’s Most Precise Crash Facility

    For a while, videos of Chinese cars being crash tested and crumpling up like cheap suits were pretty much diversionary viewing in the West.

    The Road to Smart Transportation: What About the Ruts?

    “A tide of innovation has invigorated the global auto industry, and we are taking these giant leaps forward to remain a leader of new technology. “We are not doing this for the sake of the technology itself.

    Since When Did the FIA Care About Cash?

    This past weekend the 2014/2015 FIA Formula E Championship kicked off with a race in Beijing.