Automotive DesignLine Blog
9/15/2009 12:20 PM EDT
At the Frankfurt IAA it become apparent that the challenges are yet to be faced for large parts of the automotive industry. But at the same time, the way out of the situation is emerging.
9/3/2009 11:37 AM EDT
With the scrappage incentives being phased out in Germany and the US, the industry has to reinvent itself amidst the crisis.
8/19/2009 12:01 PM EDT
The German program to foster electromobility is a drop in a bucket. Other countries have acted faster and more consistently.
8/18/2009 11:30 AM EDT
Can GM's Volt live up to the billing, namely 230 MPG in the city?
8/5/2009 7:51 PM EDT
It's not clear there's room or even much demand in the U.S. for a new sports car, whether it's from an American car maker or a leading overseas auto manufacturer like Toyota.
post comment 4 comments last comment GPBurdell
I am going to be selfish, but I want them to do it. They are going to use the Subaru engine and ...
7/9/2009 12:38 PM EDT
Electronic live saving systems such as antilock brakes or airbags are reliable? This is what most of us like to believe - and what the industry says. Statistics disprove it.
post comment 1 comment last comment Eric Verhulst
With some deep involvement in the automotive sector as a background, the fundamental issue is the ...
7/8/2009 10:36 AM EDT
As car songs go, the collection on Neil Young's recent album, "Fork in the Road," isn't bad.
post comment 3 comments last comment aaa911
Automotive Knowledge [url=http://www.gasgoo.com/auto-products/car-care-product-1017/]Car Care ...
7/7/2009 12:15 PM EDT
The gloomy forebodings in the automotive industry have gotten a name. It is a study by Alix Partners on the industry outlook for 2009 and the coming years. Already its headline "Even though I walk through the Valley of Darkness" is a portent of depression.
6/26/2009 6:20 AM EDT
A generation of car users drives around with a navigation system stuck at their windshield with arguable estethics and negative consequences for safety. Now a research project aims at creating an interface to integrate these devices. It's high time.
post comment 1 comment last comment PaulSaute
These systems are considered intellegent transport systems (ITS). The main principle of ITS is to ...
5/29/2009 4:58 AM EDT
These days, the European automotive industry is spellbound by its internal overcapacity problems. Thus, no-one sees the Tsunami approaching at the horizon.