SAE World Congress http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/71021/more en New Details Build Interest in Scuderi Split-Cycle Engine http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/new-details-build-interest-scuderi-split-cycle-engine <div class="field-byline"> Mike Sutton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Turbocharging and a pneumatic valvetrain will allow test engines to produce more power than conventional powerplants without corresponding jumps in emissions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/new-details-build-interest-scuderi-split-cycle-engine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/new-details-build-interest-scuderi-split-cycle-engine#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Tata Management & Strategy Product Development SAE World Congress Vehicles & Technology Thu, 24 Apr 2008 12:39:00 +0000 3668 at http://wardsauto.com FEV Concepts Advance Engine Downsizing, Flexibility http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/fev-concepts-advance-engine-downsizing-flexibility <div class="field-byline"> Mike Sutton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The engineering firm’s Spray Guided Turbo engine and variable-compression assembly showcase what might result as auto makers boost R&D spending to improve vehicle efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/fev-concepts-advance-engine-downsizing-flexibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/fev-concepts-advance-engine-downsizing-flexibility#comments Public News & Analysis Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America Suppliers Management & Strategy Product Development SAE World Congress Vehicles & Technology FEV Wed, 23 Apr 2008 14:02:00 +0000 24187 at http://wardsauto.com NxtGen Tech Eliminates Need for Urea to Meet Diesel Regs http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/nxtgen-tech-eliminates-need-urea-meet-diesel-regs <div class="field-byline"> David E. Zoia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NxtGen’s syngas generator is non-catalytic, so there are no costly precious metals or exotic materials used in its construction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/nxtgen-tech-eliminates-need-urea-meet-diesel-regs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/nxtgen-tech-eliminates-need-urea-meet-diesel-regs#comments Public News & Analysis Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America U.S. Suppliers Politics Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SAE World Congress Vehicles & Technology auto suppliers EPA Mon, 21 Apr 2008 13:16:00 +0000 10591 at http://wardsauto.com Reporter Notebook: A Little Help From Supplier Friends http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/reporter-notebook-little-help-supplier-friends <div class="field-byline"> Ward&amp;#8217;s Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ward’s writers pass along the buzz at this week’s 2008 SAE World Congress in Detroit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/reporter-notebook-little-help-supplier-friends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/reporter-notebook-little-help-supplier-friends#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America North America U.S. Auto Makers Chrysler Ford General Motors Management & Strategy SAE International SAE World Congress Vehicles & Technology Bob Lutz Chrysler Ford Fri, 18 Apr 2008 18:44:00 +0000 13988 at http://wardsauto.com Hella Electronics Highlight SAE Push for Reduced Emissions, Industry Coordination http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/hella-electronics-highlight-sae-push-reduced-emissions-industry-coordination <div class="field-byline"> Mike Sutton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Greater networking of electronic systems will help reduce vehicle emissions, as well as add value and reduce complexity of advanced automotive features.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/hella-electronics-highlight-sae-push-reduced-emissions-industry-coordination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/hella-electronics-highlight-sae-push-reduced-emissions-industry-coordination#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology Auto Makers Hella Honda Suppliers Management & Strategy Autosar Electronics SAE World Congress Vehicles & Technology Honda Fri, 18 Apr 2008 18:42:00 +0000 8606 at http://wardsauto.com Chrysler Stands By Chery http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/chrysler-stands-chery <div class="field-byline"> Eric Mayne </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Robert Nardelli also lifts the veil, slightly, on his considerable connections in the business world and the benefits they have brought to Chrysler.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/chrysler-stands-chery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/chrysler-stands-chery#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America North America Asia Pacific Auto Makers Chery Chrysler Fiat Nissan Management & Strategy Plants & Production Future Products Product Development SAE World Congress Chrysler Fiat Nissan Fri, 18 Apr 2008 18:11:00 +0000 36886 at http://wardsauto.com Mann+Hummel Launching Plastic Oil Pan http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/mannhummel-launching-plastic-oil-pan <div class="field-byline"> Tom Murphy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Prepared for 2009 production in Mexico, the plastic oil pan can weigh 35% less than a conventional steel or aluminum pan, while costing 20% less.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/mannhummel-launching-plastic-oil-pan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/mannhummel-launching-plastic-oil-pan#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Suppliers Plants & Production Future Products Materials SAE World Congress Supply Chain Fri, 18 Apr 2008 15:17:00 +0000 3239 at http://wardsauto.com Chrysler Targets Cockpits http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/chrysler-targets-cockpits <div class="field-byline"> Eric Mayne </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Our goal is to make your vehicle the most ‘favorite room’ in your home,” says Chrysler Chairman and CEO Robert Nardelli.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/chrysler-targets-cockpits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/chrysler-targets-cockpits#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Chrysler Management & Strategy Interior Product Development SAE World Congress Vehicles & Technology Chrysler Ralph Gilles Fri, 18 Apr 2008 00:30:00 +0000 29130 at http://wardsauto.com New Foam Touted as Lightweight Solution to Noise http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/new-foam-touted-lightweight-solution-noise <div class="field-byline"> Drew Winter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Weighing a mere 1.3 oz. (38 gm) in a typical application as a roof-mounted sound damper, HDF is many times lighter than the usual solution for roof-related NVH problems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/new-foam-touted-lightweight-solution-noise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/new-foam-touted-lightweight-solution-noise#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Suppliers Manufacturing Technology Materials Product Development SAE World Congress Vehicles & Technology Suppliers Thu, 17 Apr 2008 18:52:00 +0000 37453 at http://wardsauto.com Lithium-Ion Batteries? Not So Fast http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/lithium-ion-batteries-not-so-fast <div class="field-byline"> Cliff Banks </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Expectations for the lithium-ion battery run high, but so far, that dreaded “p” word – potential – best describes where the technology is today.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/lithium-ion-batteries-not-so-fast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/lithium-ion-batteries-not-so-fast#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America U.S. Auto Makers Chrysler Delphi Suppliers Sales & Marketing Electronics Hybrid Vehicles Li-ion SAE International SAE World Congress Vehicles & Technology Chrysler Delphi Hybrids lithium-ion Thu, 17 Apr 2008 17:51:00 +0000 30249 at http://wardsauto.com