Automotive Design

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.

Will Electric Vehicles Be As Efficient As Traditional Vehicles?

Electrifying the world’s transport networks is no small task, especially considering the needs of heavier vehicles. Here Simone Bruckner considers the technical details

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

New vehicle development platform from Delta

This shape-changer is designed to test all powerplants

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

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

Meet the most powerful 2,000cc production engine

New hand-built turbocharged Mercedes unit tops 400 hp

New mixed-reality headset

This enables designers to gain gather knowledge earlier

New vehicle architecture from GM

This is able to manage up to 4.5 terabytes of data processing power per hour

BorgWarner teams up with Romeo Power Technology

New venture will focus on EV battery modules

Electrify America continues expansion with new retail outlets

Nine more firms sign up including national grocers and shopping centres



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