Focus

Chassis

Improving on a classic

Ford's suspension expert, Steve Allen, explains the OEM's approach to ... read more>

Downsizing

All-wheel delivery

Daimler’s nine-speed torque converter helped to improve performance, effic... read more>

Transmissions

Speed game

A move to three-speed transmissions could help improve electric vehicle efficien... read more>

Transmissions

Shifting up

Single-speed transmissions have proved the norm for today’s electric vehic... read more>

Chassis

Motion pictures

Simulation technology is bringing huge benefits to vehicle dynamicists, but coul... read more>

Chassis

An alternative approach

The ultimate goal for Volvo’s vehicle dynamics engineers is not typical of... read more>

Chassis

The pony express

A more advanced integral-link chassis system should help the new-generation Ford... read more>

Emissions

Compression techniques

Diesel engines have made it easier to meet ever stricter emissions targets but, ... read more>

Powertrain

Room for improvement

The boosts to the efficiency of diesels have been dramatic but the work has not ... read more>

Hybrids & EVs

Recipe for success

BMW has showcased its capabilities in regard to electrical architecture with its... read more>

Hybrids & EVs

Scaling up

Plug-in hybrid systems have been developed for smaller cars, but now Audi is app... read more>

Electronics

Connected on the go

The pressure on OEMs and their suppliers to provide drivers with the latest elec... read more>

Electronics

Out of our hands

Audi is investing heavily in autonomous vehicle technology, which could help to ... read more>

Gasoline

Pressure game

Gasoline direct injection has helped to improve efficiency, but as engines are f... read more>

Gasoline

Pushing forward

Gasoline engines have traditionally delivered higher CO2 emissions than diesels,... read more>

Connectivity

Linked in

Toyota’s vision of the connected future involves linking its vehicles to t... read more>