Engineers ‘Hone’ In on Solution for Tiny V-8 Engine

It’s one thing to build a scale model of a car. It’s another to power it with a working quarter-scale V-8 engine. That is exactly what the engineer Gary Conley did at the recent International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago. He showed off the supercharged Stinger 609, which is said to be the smallest four-cycle production V-8 in the …

ECIA Coverage: Let Your Customers Innovate

If your engineering team is looking for fresh, creative ideas, you may need to look no further than your customers. “It’s never a mistake to train engineers in creativity,” noted George Land, author of Grow or Die, during an interview with Design News at the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) conference in Chicago. “But you have to train the customers …