I'm about to start my 3rd year in my Engineering university and would like some ideas for my Final Year project...

We have 2 options. We can either make a model/prototype of something and present it OR we can do a research on a particular field.

I'm leaning more towards the research side, because I really like doing research and feel its a strong point for me.

My degree is in Automotive Systems Engineering so I would like to do a research in the automotive and/or mechanical field.

Any and all research ideas are welcome.

Thank you And sorry for any English mistakes caused. English isn't my first language.

PS: Also, I saw that you are not supposed to post Homework questions and I hope this is a legal post. If it isn't, I apologize...