April 2020 ISSUE

April 2020 Automotive Design & Production
April 2020 | Digital Edition
COVER STORY

On the 2021 Kia Seltos: Small Crossover with Big Presence

Kia grows its lineup of crossovers with a subcompact and provides it with tech so that it isn’t a vehicle that people buy wishing that they could afford something better. 
#Buick #Fiat #HP

FEATURES

Design

A Visual Pursuit of Value at Adient

An approach to value analysis/value engineering at one of the world’s leading seating suppliers.


Design

Inside Story on Seats: New Designs, New Tech

Here’s a look at some of the latest in seating developments for the industry


Business

New Steels Explained: What You Need to Know About the Ongoing Developments

A range of new steels is being developed to assist body engineers create better trucks, cars and SUVs. Here’s what they can do for everyone from safety engineers to designers


Design

On the 2021 Kia Seltos: Small Crossover with Big Presence

Kia grows its lineup of crossovers with a subcompact and provides it with tech so that it isn’t a vehicle that people buy wishing that they could afford something better. 


Machining

Precise Engine Block Machining in Mannheim

How to get precise machined surfaces for commercial truck engines.


Propulsion

Will Mahle’s F1 Engine Tech Make It To Mass Production?

Jet-ignition system promises 10%-25% improved fuel efficiency and even greater emissions benefits.