Uncompetitive pricing, deficient service, insufficient technical knowledge, lengthy lead times. Design engineers sure didn't hold back on gripes they have about European suppliers of integral horsepower motors. Another Frost & Sullivan survey exposes a growing level of discontent among end users of these motors.
A bold, gold, open-air coupe may not be the ticket to automotive nirvana for every consumer, but Lexus’ LF-C2 concept car certainly turned heads at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show. What’s more, it may provide a glimpse of the luxury automaker’s future.
The complexity of diesel engines means optimizing their performance requires a large amount of experimentation. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is a very useful and intuitive tool in this, and cold flow analysis using CFD is an ideal approach to study the flow characteristics without going into the details of chemical reactions occurring during the combustion.
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