#ENGINEER

UC Berkeley Engineers Turn CPAP Machines into Ventilators

Not for acute care, but there are plenty of people who can use these devices to breathe

Business

GM Tightens Its Belt

Pay cuts for staff, deferred product programs to avoid “serious damage”

Labor

Ford’s Project Apollo: Working With 3M and GE Healthcare for COVID-19 Response

Putting manufacturing engineering knowhow and clever design and product development in the battle against COVID-19

Connectivity

GM Names New CTO and Communications Chief

Jon Lauckner and Tony Cervone retiring at the end of June

Electronics

Denso: We Want Creative Thinkers

Looking for a “strategic mindset” in software engineers and others

Mobility

GM Develops a New Electrical Platform

GM engineers create a better electrical architecture that can handle the ever-increasing needs of vehicle systems

Production

Robot Developments for Automotive Applications

Spot welding continues to be a major application area in automotive and robot manufacturers are improving the tech to make that happen as efficiently as possible.

Assembly

How to Build an NSX Engine

Or maybe that should be “How Acura hand builds a 500-hp V6 in a factory in Ohio”

Interiors

JLR Aims to Reshape Driver's Seat Fitness

In the middle of a long trip, motorists often feel the need to “stretch their legs” to relieve stiffness. Jaguar Land Rover is developing a seating system to help.

Materials & Lightweighting

Engineering the 2020 Lincoln Corsair

These are the elements that make up both a promise and a bill of materials.

Propulsion

Engineering the 2020 Escape

Key factors leading to the all-new generation of the crossover.

Design

VinFast and Digital Speed

When you’re talking about a 21-month development from design to production, you’re talking about blistering speed. And that’s what a startup has accomplished.

Interiors

Engineering the 2020 GMC Sierra HD

Tim Herrick and his team create a no-compromise vehicle for people who like to do things like tow trailers that make tiny houses look, well, really small.

Steel

The Koenigsegg Jesko Has An Amazing Engine

It is hard to believe that this is a vehicle in “serial” production with such extraordinary powertrain performance

Propulsion

Karma, Hella & Advances in Tech

From electrically driven luxury vehicles to headlamps that shine better than jewels

Production

Lightening Up Through Topology Optimization

Products can be lighter and better through the application of topology optimization. However, they might look somewhat different. . .

Quality

UL Goes EV

The well-known testing and certification firm is building a big EV test lab

Design

INEOS Automotive & the Grenadier

A new automotive company will be making a no-nonsense 4x4. And it is not an EV startup.

Sales

SEAT Leon Sales Beyond Spain

The VW MQB-based model is doing well—especially in Germany

Design

AutoPacific: What the IVAs Say

  You might be surprised what OEMs aren’t paying attention to

Interiors & Electronics

Engineering the 2020 Cadillac XT6

Cadillac adds a new model to its SUV lineup, one characterized by “noble elegance.”

Electronics

All About the 2020 Nissan Versa

Small car with big ideas

Production

Mopar Makes It Special

For those who are modifying an FCA vehicle, there is only one word they need to know: Mopar