Christopher A. Sawyer

DÉJÀ VUE: 2009 Nissan murano

February 01, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Background The Murano helped create the crossover segment with its late 2002 appearance as a 2003 model.

Nano Blinds For Car Windows

February 01, 2008 at 12:00 AM

It has taken 40 years to develop, but infinitely dimmable nano-technology film is finally ready to be used in automotive glazing.

Dudder: Swedish Exotica

February 01, 2008 at 12:00 AM

It’s nice to see that Volvo’s future product plans are about to catch up with where my dreams were eight years ago.

Dudder: The Fuel Efficiency Follies

January 01, 2008 at 12:00 AM

You can’t save your way out of petroleum dependency anymore than you can save your way into prosperity.

Dudder: Horse Tales

December 01, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Scene 1Invited to preview Ford’s L.A.

Formula 1 Hybrid Technology

December 01, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Anyone who follows Formula 1 knows that expecting the sport’s governing body, the FIA, to follow through on its pronouncements is about as reasonable as believing any government will spend your tax money wisely.

The Innovation Situation

December 01, 2007 at 12:00 AM

“Innovate or Die.” It’s a popular saying, and one that suggests the act of innovating is at least as important as the result.

Have Frame Will Travel

November 01, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Proof that radical departures from proven concepts aren’t part of Toyota’s Land Cruiser ethos.

Dudder: Motorized Warfare

November 01, 2007 at 12:00 AM

In a matter of days, the defections from Toyota were astonishing.

Dudder: There Are No Stupid Questions

October 01, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Unfortunately, they either don’t get asked, or they are brushed aside. When that happens, mayhem often results.

Optimized Front End Module

September 01, 2007 at 12:00 AM

HBPO, the joint venture between Hella, Behr, and Plastic Omnium (HBPO; www.hbpo-group.com), continues to develop its front end modules for tighter gaps, smaller cross sections, and greater parts consolidation.

Along Came A Spyder

September 01, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Canada’s Bombardier Recreational Products questioned what a power sport product for the road might look like. This was the answer.