- Japan's Carmakers Have a Problem. Taylor III, Alex // Fortune;11/27/1995, Vol. 132 Issue 11, p36
Opinion. Describes what the author calls `silly' themes at the 1995 biennial Tokyo Motor Show and some of the new designs for the conventional sedan. Higher roofs; Shorter wheelbases; Made for driving the streets of Bangkok, Jakarta, and Shanghai; Reasons why this new market is necessary;...
- Companies try to bridge design-manufacturing gap. Jewett, Dale // Automotive News;5/26/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5714, p33E
Presents the results of a survey on the gap between product design and manufacturing in the United States automobile industry conducted by the Society of Automotive Engineers. Debate between shop floor managers on whether to train workers to operate more complex equipment, or to create...
- The next big thing. Pund, Daniel // AutoWeek;04/05/99, Vol. 49 Issue 15, p20
Focuses on developments related to automobile industry as of April 5, 1999. Automobile design innovations introduced during car shows; Changes in the passenger car market; Platform sharing among car models.
- Bright ideas and the ... Um, not so bright. // AutoWeek;04/05/99, Vol. 49 Issue 15, p22
Presents various innovations in automobile design as of April 5, 1999. Includes Saturn's three-door coupe; Ford Mustang's independent rear suspension; Heated steering wheels.
- Concept cars dot com. Lassa, Todd; Pund, Daniel // AutoWeek;09/20/99, Vol. 49 Issue 39, p6
Features two cars in the 1999 Frankfurt Auto Show in Germany. Opel Omega V8.com by General Motors and Saab 9-5 by Delphi; Design and construction of Omega and Saab; Application of high technology in the construction of the cars.
- The News. // AutoWeek;08/14/2000, Vol. 50 Issue 34, p4
Reports on developments concerning the automobile industry as of August 14, 2000. Inclusion of fuel-efficient sport utility vehicles released by Ford Motor Co. and General Motors; Volkswagen's testing of a GTI with a motor used in the Audi TT; Lincoln's plan to develop a coupe version of its...
- Bright ideas and the...um, not so bright. Neff, Natalie // AutoWeek;04/09/2001, Vol. 51 Issue 16, p24
Describes several good and not-so-good changes in automobile design and production introduced by various manufacturers. Adaptive cruise control on the Mercedes S-Class and Lexus LS 430; Air compressor and hose in General Motors' GMC Envoy, Chevy TrailBlaizer and Oldsmobile Bravada.
- Restrained by design. // AutoWeek;5/06/96, Vol. 46 Issue 19, p14
Focuses on the automotive fashion of automobiles at the Turin auto show. Geneva Motor Show held in Turin; Description of the Turin; Turin organizers assessment of the need for a major international show; Design of the Turin.
- local inspiration global outlook. Diem, William // Automotive Engineer;Feb2001, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p55
Focuses on the influence of the design trends on the automobile design in the automobile industry. Search for the regional inspiration by the designers; Development of products from the different parts of the world; Exchange of ideas between designers.