If the exterior gets them, the interior keeps them. So designers and engineers are paying more attention than ever on everything from the textures of the materials to the ergonomics of the switches. Spend some time in here.
One way to get economies in automotive interiors is to not replicate what the driver probably already has—an infotainment device in the form of a smartphone. This is one strategy that Faurecia is pursuing.
Snake pretensioner retractor seat belt assembly for global applications.
“As the ultimate track-capable Camaro, this car restores the mission of the original Z/28, and serves as a testament to the expertise of Chevrolet as the best-selling brand of performance cars.”-- GM North America president Mark Reuss.
The Google Xprize is not about the Google Car, though arguably it does have an automotive aspect to it.
Although the number of EV-skeptics in the industry remains larger than one might expect, the commitment by automotive OEMs and suppliers to come up with the ways and means to advance alternative energy sources for vehicle propulsion is significant.
Of all of the vehicles unveiled at the New York International Auto Show this past spring, arguably the one that has more than passing significance is the Lincoln Continental.