NASA project: Getting cars ready for takeoffSun, 24, Apr 2016
Silicon Valley and NASA think traffic-stymied commuters are ready to give up their cars and fly to work.
Millennials drive industry to rethink partsMon, 18, Apr 2016
A rear-seat display screen shown at the SAE World Congress in Detroit last week illustrates the auto industry's challenge in appealing to millennials -- and the need to develop components that resonate with young, tech-savvy customers.
Hyperloop needs some Motor City know-howMon, 18, Apr 2016
It is a space-age transportation concept almost too fantastic to believe -- people and cargo shooting through "Hyperloop" tubes at 700 mph. Last week, Hyperloop co-founder and former Detroiter Brogan BamBrogan came back to ask U. S. suppliers to help him build it.
Powertrain executives press for higher octane gasoline to help meet mpg, CO2 rulesWed, 13, Apr 2016
Automakers say they need higher octane gasoline -- more in line with what is available in Europe today -- to meet the government's strict 2025 fuel economy and C02 standards.
Supersonic Musk venture solicits Detroit's finestWed, 13, Apr 2016
Elon Musk's Hyperloop venture wants auto suppliers to help it get off the ground. Hyperloop's creators hope the system will one day transport pressurized capsules through tubes at speeds in excess of 700 mph.
Sealing giant Freudenberg ready for non-combustionWed, 13, Apr 2016
Freudenberg-NOK, with its global fortunes built on sealing internal combustion engines to keep them leak-free, isn't blinking at a future of battery-powered electric vehicles.
Internet-connected cars a hacker magnet, U.S. official saysWed, 13, Apr 2016
Internet-connected and driverless cars could be targets for hackers -- potentially including terrorists and hostile nations -- so the automotive industry must ensure vehicles have built-in cybersecurity protection, a top U.S. Justice Department official said.