A witch, a clown, a masked vigilante, and a doctor go into a studio. . . .
Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Design & Production
This autumn the U.S. announced new guidelines for autonomous-car developers that set a framework without dictating one technology over another, notes Jennifer Dukarski, an attorney with Detroit-area law firm Butzel Long.
Features that enable your car to drive itself are coming to market now, but regulations to govern their performance have lagged, notes Jennifer Dukarski, an attorney with the Butzel Long law firm.
Airbag systems are increasingly sophisticated in their ability to deploy with just the right speed and strength to help maximize occupant safety.
Mazda engineers have been working hard through their SKYACTIV Technology initiatives to develop vehicular systems and components that are so efficient that it is possible to achieve the kinds of fuel efficiency (and consequent reduced emissions) necessary to meet regulations without full electrification.
#Mazda #engineer #TriumphMotorcycles
People who are opposed to stricter emissions regulations, especially those who are over 60, may be interested in learning about a research study led by the Imperial College London and Duke University, funded by the British Heart Foundation—even healthy +60 people.
U.S. regulators have submitted for final review their plan to dial down future fuel economy standards for passenger vehicles.
Porsche is part of VW Group and it is one of the companies that is involved in putting vehicles on the U.S. market with diesel engines in violation of EPA emissions regulations, specifically model year 2013–2016 Porsche Cayenne Diesel 3.0-liter V6 models.
#engineer #oem #Porsche
This year, Euro 6c emissions regulations come into effect and in 2020, China 6 regs kick in.
One consequence of this is that several OEMs have decided that it is necessary to equip vehicles with particulate filters—and these are gasoline-powered, not diesel engines.