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Some of the engineering attributes/disciplines that are of importance to the automotive engineer are:
Safety Engineering, Fuel Economy/Emissions, Vehicle Dynamics, Noise, Vibration, and Harshness, Vehicle Electronics, Performance, Shift Quality, Durability and Corrosion Engineering, Ergonomics Engineering, Climate Control, Assembly Feasibility, Human Factors Engineering and others. Quality Management is also an important concept to automotive engineering, with many organizations focused on the concept of "Total Quality Management" (TQM), which helps to continuously improve the production process of automotive products and components.
- From the International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies, an overview of Automotive Engineering careers, with helpful interviews and case studies.
- Audi of America, Inc.
- BMW of North America, LLC
- Chrysler Group LLC
- Ford Motor Company
- General Motors Company
- American Honda Motor Company
- Hyundai Motor America
- Jaguar/Land Rover North America
- Mercedes-Benz USA, Inc.
- Nissan North America, Inc.
- Toyota Division (Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. Inc.)
- IAV Automotive Engineering, Inc.
- An overview of the electronic systems in modern automobiles, from Clemson University's Vehicular Electronics Laboratory.
- Interior Motives Magazine - part of the Car Design News portfolio of information resources for automotive design professionals worldwide.
- Product Design & Development Magazine's Automotive section
- Car Design News - includes a Careers section with a "Starting Out" section.
- Fellowship and Research Programs
- Leadership Development Opportunities for Engineering Grads
- Online Subscriptions Job Listings and other online resources (Pennkey access)
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