Automotive Design

Developments In Non-Contact Engine Volume Gauging

Terry Arden discusses custom non-contact engine volume gauging for Tier 2 and 3 component suppliers

Volvo Uses Mixed-Reality In Testing

Collaboration creates a world-first approach to evaluating prototypes, designs and active safety technologies

How To Improve Engine Efficiency

An innovative torque sensor is helping to reduce engine emissions and improve economy as part of a project to develop an intelligent lubrication system



The Future Of Vehicle Autonomy

Vehicle manufacturers are investing heavily in autonomy and the communications infrastructure required to make autonomous vehicles work, without compromising on user safety or cyberdata safety.

How Is Simulation Being Used In Automotive Design?

Instead of designing motor components one after the other, Porsche and Altair have teamed up to use simulation to do it all at once

What are the choices for powering next generation vehicles?

With piston engines still very much with us, alongside alternative fuels, hybrids and pure EVs, the powertrain industry has fragmented into a fascinating mass of technology choices

Green engineering for the commercial vehicle sector

How to reduce your carbon footprint with expert steering design

Narrower roads, wider design options

What will the future or emergency vehicles look like?

How clean is your steering wheel?

Some steering wheels carry more bacteria than a toilet seat

What is Just in Sequence production?

And how can the auto industry benefit from it?

How designers reduce vehicle weight - part 2

In her second piece this week Nina Samodajev from Siemens examines AHSS

How can designers reduce vehicle weight?

Studying the benefits of AHSS - part 1

Cat mining truck now meets US EPA Tier 4

Next on the agenda is Stage V certification for Europe

Automobili Pininfarina’s hypercar development advances

Wind tunnel work suggest the original 450km range will be greatly surpassed

New Single Cylinder Intelligent Valve Technology

Brunel University London is the first to use the research engine

New mixed-reality headset

This enables designers to gain gather knowledge earlier



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