2014 SAE World Congress http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/645811/more en FEV Expanding Into HMI, Infotainment Testing http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/fev-expanding-hmi-infotainment-testing <div class="node-body article-body">There is not necessarily a correlation between a high-priced vehicle and a high-performing infotainment system, FEV says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/fev-expanding-hmi-infotainment-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/fev-expanding-hmi-infotainment-testing#comments Public Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. 2014 SAE World Congress Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:04:00 +0000 998011 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>FEV wants to benchmark performance of infotainment systems, such as this one on new Toyota Highlander.</strong></p> Downsized Engines Leading to Increased NVH Issues http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/downsized-engines-leading-increased-nvh-issues <div class="field-deck"> 2014 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Active-noise control is a technology increasingly being employed by automakers to address NVH issues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/downsized-engines-leading-increased-nvh-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/downsized-engines-leading-increased-nvh-issues#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chrysler Ford 2014 SAE World Congress Turbocharger Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:10:00 +0000 994571 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Chrysler&rsquo;s Bernie Swanson says NVH engineers need to be innovators.</strong></p> Harmonized Test-Cycle Music to Ears of Powertrain Engineers http://wardsauto.com/politics/harmonized-test-cycle-music-ears-powertrain-engineers <div class="field-deck"> 2014 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The current patchwork of procedures makes designing global cars and trucks difficult, as well as more costly, because some technologies work better under some drive cycles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/harmonized-test-cycle-music-ears-powertrain-engineers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/harmonized-test-cycle-music-ears-powertrain-engineers#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Continental Dana Delphi Eaton 2014 SAE World Congress Emissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel Economy Hybrid Vehicles Laws/Law Enforcement National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Chris Grundler Cummins Eco Drive FEV Jennifer Ramsey Kregg Wiggins Louis Bailoni PACCAR Peterbuilt Scenaria Tier 3 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:30:00 +0000 993671 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New standards now pushing efficiency of heavy-duty sector.</strong></p> WardsAuto Names 2014 Design Competition Finalists http://wardsauto.com/student-design-competition/wardsauto-names-2014-design-competition-finalists <div class="field-deck"> 2014 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The student projects, currently on display at WardsAuto booth 1209 at the SAE World Congress, also will be on exhibit at the WardsAuto Interiors conference May 21 at The Henry hotel in Dearborn, MI.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/student-design-competition/wardsauto-names-2014-design-competition-finalists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/student-design-competition/wardsauto-names-2014-design-competition-finalists#comments Public Vehicles & Technology Student Design Competition North America U.S. Lear 2014 SAE World Congress Interior Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:30:00 +0000 992721 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Arkadiy Okhman explains his 2025 pickup concept to judges.</strong></p> SAE Powertrain Panel: Higher-Octane Gas Could Improve Fuel Economy http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/sae-powertrain-panel-higher-octane-gas-could-improve-fuel-economy <div class="field-deck"> 2014 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. mandated European-style standards for ultra-low sulfur content in diesel fuel in 2007, resulting in improved diesel engines and emissions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/sae-powertrain-panel-higher-octane-gas-could-improve-fuel-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/sae-powertrain-panel-higher-octane-gas-could-improve-fuel-economy#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chrysler Ford General Motors 2014 SAE World Congress Fuel Economy Gasoline Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:20:00 +0000 992651 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ford&rsquo;s Bob Fascetti: Raising U.S. octane would be win-win for innovators and customers.</strong></p> Futurist: U.S. Will Stay No.1 Road-Warrior Nation http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/futurist-us-will-stay-no1-road-warrior-nation <div class="field-deck"> 2014 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">China sells more cars but lags behind the U.S. in passenger miles traveled.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/futurist-us-will-stay-no1-road-warrior-nation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/futurist-us-will-stay-no1-road-warrior-nation#comments Public World Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. World Auto Makers BMW 2014 SAE World Congress Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:10:00 +0000 992441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>U.S. has built up great car culture, Phleps says.</strong></p> Silicon Valley, Auto Industry Must Build Bridge, Experts Say http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/silicon-valley-auto-industry-must-build-bridge-experts-say <div class="field-deck"> 2014 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Silicon Valley and the auto industry have much to learn from one another, but there are differences between the two industries that must be overcome.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/silicon-valley-auto-industry-must-build-bridge-experts-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/silicon-valley-auto-industry-must-build-bridge-experts-say#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology U.S. Delphi Hyundai Nissan 2014 SAE World Congress Information & Entertainment Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:45:00 +0000 991651 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>NVIDIA executive Rob Csongor predicts vehicles will become rolling supercomputers with advanced features.</strong></p> Convergence of Technology Necessary to Meet Regulations, Experts Say http://wardsauto.com/north-america/convergence-technology-necessary-meet-regulations-experts-say <div class="field-deck"> 2014 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NHTSA is in the midst of developing tests and regulations for emerging technologies, including public policy issues regarding liability and privacy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/convergence-technology-necessary-meet-regulations-experts-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/convergence-technology-necessary-meet-regulations-experts-say#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Honda Magna 2014 SAE World Congress Emissions Fuel Economy Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:10:00 +0000 991391 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda executive Jay Joseph says new technologies must not lead to distraction.</strong></p> Student Designers Envision Future Pickups http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/student-designers-envision-future-pickups <div class="node-body article-body">WardsAuto and CCS challenged students to envision a 2025 truck interior that integrates the multiple roles pickups play in their owners’ lives. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/student-designers-envision-future-pickups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/student-designers-envision-future-pickups#comments Public Vehicles & Technology Student Design Competition North America U.S. Auto Makers 2014 SAE World Congress Interior Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:17:00 +0000 989751 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>College for Creative Studies student Tyler Charest explains his concept to judges.</strong></p>