In Volkswagen's Virtual Engineering Laboratory, designers use gesture control to modify concepts via augmented reality. Now, it can also be used by owners of the new Golf; claimed as a first in its segment,.
Uber announced a partnership with Aurora Flight Sciences to develop electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for its Uber Elevate Network. Aurora’s eVTOL concept is derived from its existing XV-24A LightningStrike VTOL X-Plane subscale vehicle demonstrator aircraft.
SAE's Connect2Car Executive Leadership Forum is designed to promote high-level discussion of connectivity business models, technology insertion strategies and other issues concerning the fusion of the automotive and technology sectors.
New engines and transmissions for medium-duty truck applications are evolving rapidly in response to ongoing demands for improved fuel consumption. Software is playing a major role in these advances while also helping improve diagnostic capabilities.
Possibly one of the most significant things to so far come out of Auto Shenghai 2017 was courtesy of Volkswagen with the introduction of the I.D. CROZZ concept—the company’s first electrically powered crossover utility vehicle (CUV) based off the new Modular Electric Drive Matrix (MEB).
The MX-Z series of laser markers from Omron provide high quality, permanent identification with what the company claims is superior flexibility in terms of marking and connectivity with the ability to integrate easily to other systems or controls.
Cabins with triple sealing, and EPA fuel economy credits promote use of recirculation position with outside air shut off. CO2 builds up well beyond 0.1% comfort level, says CalsonicKansei researcher at SAE WCX17.