Automotive Engineer is the magazine of the EAEC
Running prototype of the Gran Lusso will feature at the Concorso d’Eleganza
Autobahn testing is helping the supplier to develop functionality
Steel-aluminium body structure is stiffer, safer and quieter
Aluminium alloys save weight from the Cadillac CTS
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter uses selective catalytic reduction to meet Euro VI
China specific unit includes handwriting recognition to aid usability
The technology will enable robust pedestrian recognition functions
More cost-effective system will grow number of applications
Design and development history
Test and development
Extending the range
The Chevrolet Volt is in series production, but work has already begun on the second generation of i... more.
Focus: One stage at a time
Low-friction bearings and better integration with the engine are helping the variable geometry turbo... more.
Manufacturer's latest creation is a sub-B-segment roadster with a rotating roof... more.
Cracking the code
Proprietary infotainment software platforms can cost millions to develop and then become quickly out... more.
Q&A: Marc Duval Destin
PSA’s vice-president of research and advanced engineering on how aluminium and composites will... more.
Greater than the sum of its parts
Spyker’s bespoke sportscars sell for hundreds of thousands of euros. Sourcing high-quality, low-vo... more.
Wunibald Kamm helped define modern-day aerodynamics
Modern vehicles with low Cd values owe a lot to an innovation developed in 1930's... more.
Racing on a budget
Changes to the World Rally Championship are making it more competitive and more relevant. Turbos and... more.
OEMs want improved and lower cost batteries for electric vehicles. Chemical supplier BASF is looking... more.
Q&A: Dr Roland Ernst
Ford Ecoboost chief engineer talks about the downsized three-cylinder gasoline engine... more.
Four wheels good
Audi is adapting its Quattro all-wheel drive technology for hybrid powertrains, which will go into s... more.
Alfred Büchi the inventor of the turbocharger
Turbocharging technology made the combustion engine more reliable and efficient, but the first syste... more.
Testing and CAE: Engaging development
Perfecting transmission testing means shifting even more work to the virtual world... more.
Heavyweight carbon cuts
Increasing injection pressures and improving turbochargers will help Bosch to reduce carbon emission... more.