#ENGINEER

Economics

GM Tightens Its Belt

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

Batteries

GM Names New CTO and Communications Chief

Jon Lauckner and Tony Cervone retiring at the end of June

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.

Hybrid

Engineering the 2020 Escape

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

Cax

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.

Composites

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

Business

Karma, Hella & Advances in Tech

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

Interiors

The 2020 Lincoln Aviator is Engineered for Quiet Flight

Where poetry meets engineering. Really.

Cax

Lightening Up Through Topology Optimization

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

Propulsion

UL Goes EV

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

Business

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.”

Design

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

Interiors & Electronics

Honda Addresses Airbags

Safety may not be as sexy as some aspects of automobility, but it is certainly the most essential

Interiors & Electronics

Exploring the 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid

When the all-new 2020 Ford Explorer was being developed, the decision was made to provide a hybrid version of the midsize utility. Given the demands of customers for what a vehicle like the Explorer is supposed to do, Ford engineers worked to develop a new hybrid system. Here’s a look.

Steel

Hyundai Palisade Brings the Space

The challenge is easy to state but the execution is hard to pull off: Create an all-new midsize sport utility that can more than hold its own against well-established competitors like the Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander, and new ones like the Subaru Ascent and the Volkswagen Atlas. Introducing the Palisade.

Aluminum

2020 Chevrolet Corvette: Long Time Coming

Yes, the 8th generation Corvette is red-hot

Hybrid

The Future of the Auto Industry Really Is Now

If you’re an automotive supplier, you really need to see this show