What is Automobile Engineering ?
Although internal combustion (petrol and diesel) engines have been around a long time (and the Ford Model T has recently celebrated its hundredth birthday!) the engine control computer has given it a new lease of life, and the automotive engineer some exciting new possibilities !
Automobile engineers deal with the design, planning and manufacture as well as repair, maintenance and up-gradation of all moving vehicles. They design new models, keeping in view their performance, capacity, durability and appearance as well as the cost of both manufacture and maintenance. They also look into the upkeep of vehicles to ensure their proper, efficient and smooth running. With increasing concern for pollution and fuel efficiency, automobile engineers also set standards of quality in such matters.
What do I have to do ?
Automobile engineers work mainly in the areas of designing, developing, planning and maintenance. Automobile Engineers everywhere in the world are competing to build more economical and less polluting cars. At the same time they are improving the way the vehicle obeys driver commands to deliver power from the engine to the wheels. To meet these challenges, automobile engineers...