About Vehicles


Vehicles(ISSN 2624-8921)is an international, peer-review, and open access journal of automotive engineering and technology. It provides an advanced forum for theoretical, computational and experimental research on motorcycles, cars, buses, trucks and all land-based vehicles with regards to the design, modeling and simulation, manufacture, testing, operation and modification of those vehicles and their engineering systems. Papers dealing with the vehicle-environment and infrastructure relationship are also welcomed.


The main topics of the journal include but not limited to:

  • Vehicle components and subsystems
  • Vehicle and driveline dynamics
  • Vehicle electrical systems
  • Internal combustion engines
  • Fuel and energy system
  • Terra mechanics including the study of tyre and road
  • Smart materials for vehicles
  • Lightweight materials for vehicle applications
  • Vehicle manufacturing
  • Interaction between vehicles and the environment
  • Intelligent and autonomous driving/control
  • Computation and modelling
  • Testing

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

Vehicles is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications. MDPI works with Publons to provide reviewers with credit for their work.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

St. Alban-Anlage 66
CH-4052 Basel

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Vehicles will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2021 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


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Editorial Office

Mr. Jim Liang
Managing Editor

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