The automotive industry is seeing a resurgence, and automotive engineering talent is as in-demand as it ever has been.
Below are a handful of our favorite automotive engineering resources.
Any you’d add to this list?
Online Resources for Automotive Engineers
Industry Experts & Thought Leaders
1. Dr. Jay Baron
Dr. Jay Baron is the President and CEO of the Center for Automotive Research as well as the director of CAR’s Coalition for Automotive Lightweighting Materials (CALM). He has spoken at various conferences including the Southern Automotive Conference in 2013.
2. Chris Theodore
Chris Theodore is a 40 year automotive industry veteran. As the CEO of Chris P. Theodore and Associates, he shares his expertise and knowledge of the automotive industry by providing consulting and product development services.
3. Brian Pinkelman
Brian will be speaking at the 8th Annual Automotive Seating Innovations Summit, which will take place from August 25-27 of this year.
Communities & Associations
4. SAE International
SAE International is a global association that provides access to industry news, events, publications, training and education for automotive, aerospace and commercial-vehicle engineers and technical experts.
5. The Center for Automotive Research (CAR)
The Center for Automotive Research (CAR) is a non-profit organization that focuses on current automotive trends and future industry advancement. CAR’s more than 70 affiliates contribute funding and support for research and education initiatives. Subscribe to the CAR newsletter to stay up to date.
Industry Conferences & Events
6. FISITA World Automotive Congress
FISITA World Automotive Congress has been bringing automotive experts together for over 60 years to discuss topics of industry technology, explore trends and pave the way for the future of the automotive industry.
7. SAE 2014 Convergence
The SAE Convergence brings together technology leaders from all over the world to address the impact of electronics systems and mobility electronics implementation.
8. 3rd Annual Global Automotive Lightweight Materials 2014
The 3rd Annual Global Automotive Lightweight Materials 2014 event will bring together industry leaders from major automotive companies such as Chrysler, Ford and General Motors to address the strategies for producing cost-effective, light weight automotive materials with the goal of meeting fuel economy targets.
Magazines & Publications
9. Automotive Engineer
Automotive Engineer is a leading online magazine with a focus on the automotive industry. It provides industry news, case studies and webinars.
10. Car Body Design
Car Body Design is a leading online publication in the automotive and industrial design field. CBD provides daily industry news, links to engineering technical publications, design tutorials and projects from emerging designers within the automotive industry.
11. Auto Conception
Auto Conception is an online magazine that focuses on automative design and manufacturing. Articles featuring the automotive design process and concept designs are updated on a daily basis on the website.
12. Automotive IQ
Automotive IQ is an international online platform that serves as a leading resource for industry webinars, interviews, podcasts, blog posts and current news.
Podcasts and Interviews
13. Vehicle Interior Trends: Keeping Up with our Changing Driving Environment
Automotive IQ features some great podcasts. Stephanie Schliffski, Product Marketing Director at Valeo and Heinz Mattern, Director of Research and Development at Valeo talk about driving assistance systems and better automotive interior design.
14. Multi-Core Technology for the Car Industry
Doubling as a great resource for interviews, Automotive IQ posts interviews with automotive industry experts and thought leaders. Michael Deubzer speaks on Multi-Core Technology for the Car Industry and the challenges the automotive industry will face.