Industry Market Trends

From Engineering.com: Designing Motorcycles for Endurance and Performance

July 12, 2013

The Dakar off-road motorcycle race has daily sections of up to 550 miles. The design team at KTM has produced winning bikes for the last 12 Dakars. In this episode of Product Design Show, Vince Penman and Allison Toepperwein share the unique challenges and winning formulas from KTM’s motorcycle design team.  Read More

Industry Market Trends

Friday Focus: 3 Efforts to Attract More Minorities to STEM

July 12, 2013

Although a U.S. Census Bureau report indicates that minorities will represent the majority of the American population by 2043, these growing groups remain underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Students who stick with these subjects majors and go on to STEM careers have larger salaries — with 25 to 50 percent higher earnings than their peers — but a disparity among minorities in these fields exists. Read More