DETROIT – When Volkswagen AG cancelled its reservation for the 2004 Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress held here earlier in March, last year's SAE show chairman was quick to pick up the space for his new employer....More
DETROIT – Based on experience with a hydraulic-hybrid (HH) military truck, Dana Corp. says the cost of the technology, when applied to a garbage truck, for example, may be offset within as little as one year of service....More
DETROIT – A new survey of automotive engineers suggests consumers are just as willing to pay for upgraded entertainment features, such as satellite radio and backseat DVD players, as they are for enhanced safety systems....More
DETROIT – Following a successful launch on the Toyota Celsior last year in Japan, Denso Corp. brings its pre-collision system (PCS) technology to the U.S. this month on the ’04 Lexus LS 430, the supplier announces here at the 2004 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) World Congress....More
DETROIT – Dana Corp.’s announcement that it will exhibit at this year’s Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress is welcome news for an organization that has witnessed, within a few short years, the exodus of virtually every top Tier 1 supplier from the floor at Cobo Center....More
U.S. auto makers, suppliers and regulators continue to argue the best response to the explosive growth of diesel engines in Europe, and the Society of Automotive Engineers announces a forum on May 28 that may prove to be a seminal juncture in the debate....More
DETROIT – The Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress has drawn to a close, and event organizers declared the Technology Theater, a first-time component of the world’s largest yearly gathering of automotive engineers, a categorical hit....More
For the 23rd year in a row, top powertrain engineers from around the world gathered to celebrate the winners of the Wards 10 Best Engines competition. Trophies were awarded at a ceremony in Detroit during the North American International Auto Show.
We call out vehicles with problematic fit-and-finish, materials, ergonomics or unfortunate design choices. Each of these items resulted in points deducted as WardsAuto editors selected the 2016 Wards 10 Best Interiors.