Considerations on the Mila Natural Gas Concept Car
Based on a 1.6-litre standard supercharged petrol engine, a concept car with a powertrain featuring monovalent operation on natural gas was designed and built by Magna Steyr within an extremely short time frame. The systematic application of simulation tools enabled an early definition of the functional characteristics, as well as allowing weight reduction and supporting component selection.
Source: ATZ worldwide eMagazines Issue no.: 2007-01
Prototyping in the Agile Development Management
In the product development process of the automotive industry the time content and sequence is usually determined in advance, as well as the timing of prototypes to be produced. More recently, this...
Trajectory Planning for Automated Lane Changes
Assistance systems in modern cars are playing an increasingly important role. In addition to making the driver's job easier, they provide increased safety in traffic. At the TU Darmstadt, a system...
Rear Axle System with Multifunctional Variability
A new rear axle system should rival the traditional multi-link rear suspension and short-long arm rear axle designs with regard to the performance required. A modular rear axle that combines high...