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This zone covers the products—from spark plugs to transmissions—developed by automotive suppliers.

Automotive Supply Side

Your Really Smart Car

Vehicles are being engineered with a silicon infrastructure that does everything from control the powertrain to allowing remote connections—including the possibility of hacking.

Ford Copies Nature

As Nature (yes, capital N Nature) has done a pretty good job of designing things, it is somewhat surprising that Man (ditto) doesn’t follow Nature’s lead more often when it comes to designing objects.

Hybrid—Not What You Think

When you think “hybrid,” you probably think something like this: But that’s not what equipment supplier KraussMaffei thinks.