Automotive Engineering

This zone covers the materials, processes, equipment and expertise used in vehicle development, from turbochargers to transmissions.

2017 Hyundai Elantra & the State of the Industry

By: Gary S. Vasilash - February 01, 2016 at 5:01 AM

Although, as Dave Zuchowski, president and CEO of Hyundai Motor America, explains, crossovers are becoming increasingly popular in the U.S. market, the compact segment is something that cannot be overlooked nor underestimated.

2016 Prius: The Fourth Generation

By: Gary S. Vasilash - January 29, 2016 at 12:09 PM

The little car that could still can. And this time as a car that not only gets great fuel economy, but which has ride and handling that makes it more than an econo-box (and its styling is anything but boxy).

Behind the Chevrolet Bolt

By: Gary S. Vasilash - January 25, 2016 at 5:15 AM

There are some cars that are simply profoundly important than others, and when it comes to cars introduced of late, the Chevrolet Bolt is certainly one of those particularly notable cars.

Alternative Electric Mobility

By: Gary S. Vasilash - January 13, 2016 at 5:00 AM

Last week at CES, there was plenty of automotive/electric/advanced tech buzz around such things as the Faraday Future FFZERO1 concept and the product Chevrolet Bolt.

2017 F-150 Raptor with More Doors

By: Gary S. Vasilash - January 12, 2016 at 5:41 AM

Of all the sheetmetal that’s being unveiled in Detroit this week, there is arguably none that is more, well, machine-like in the best industrial sense of that term, than the all-new Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew.

What Matters & the Volvo XC90

By: Gary S. Vasilash - January 11, 2016 at 5:00 AM

Although some people might think that when it comes to vehicle purchase decisions, exterior styling and performance matter most, while those characteristics are important, turns out that there are other, newer, factors at play.