• Software's role continues to expand
    Design teams use different technologies to create new software and link systems together.
  • Emissions regulations and engine complexity
    With the European Commission announcing a Stage V criteria emissions regulation for off-highway, scheduled to phase-in as earlly as 2019, there will be an end to a brief era of harmonized new-vehicle regulations. Will this affect an already complex engine development process?
  • Evaluating thermal design of construction vehicles
    CFD simulation is used to evaluate two critical areas that address challenging thermal issues: electronic control units and hot air recirculation.
  • New Komatsu wheel loader with Tier 4F engine consumes 13% less fuel
  • Arctic Cat debuts purpose-built 'snow bike' in 2017 model line
  • Accelerated ash load testing of particulate filters on an automated test rig
  • Origami goes high-tech for potential military applications
  • Autonomous vehicles demonstrate ground-air cooperation
  • Nanotechnology may provide self-cleaning, energy-saving 'smart glass' for vehicles
  • GE scanner enhances defect detection for industrial CT
  • Defying the disruptors and driving innovation
    Four top engineering executives discuss how their “traditional” companies are finding new technology opportunities and business growth amid the start-ups—and are even doing some disrupting themselves.
  • Preparing for a 48-volt revival
    The quest to improve fuel economy is not waning, nor is the desire to achieve higher mpg through the use of just the right lightweight material for the right vehicle application.
  • Additive manufacturing enhances GTDI pistons
    Selective Laser Melting may help manufacture future gasoline-engine pistons with enhanced heat-transfer properties and reduced weight.
  • Automatic braking pact for 2022 will alter systems development
  • Cadillac XT5's new platform cuts weight - at less cost
  • Autos gain spotlight as telecoms gear up for 5G
  • Ferrari's CTO details patented torque-vectoring AWD with rear-wheel steer
  • Accelerated ash load testing of particulate filters on an automated test rig
  • Audi claims first production electric boosting on 2017 SQ7
  • Mercedes' 2017 E-Class takes a leap towards autonomy
  • Jeep tests pickup concepts at Moab 50th
  • All-new 2017 Hyundai Ioniq offers three electrified powertrains
  • Electronic Warfare
    Next Generation FPGAs for Electronic Warfare Systems
  • Materials: Composites
    Managing the Impact of Nanomaterials in Aerospace Manufacturing
  • Aerospace Materials/Manufacturing
    Turbine Flow Meters
  • Alternative Power Sources
    Designing a Power Generation System for a More-Electric Aircraft
  • CMU goes full futuristic
    A student team from Carnegie Mellon University offers its take on a proposed new mode of transportation involving tubes and pods.
  • Three CDS teams win MOMENTUM design awards
    Teams from British Columbia Institute of Technology, University of Idaho and Pakistan Navy Engineering College win competition for best description of an innovation for their 2016 SAE Collegiate Design Series vehicle entry.
  • These pro tips can earn your CDS team point
    Members of SAE International’s Collegiate Design Series staff offer 10 tips to help teams fully realize their potential at competition.
  • Autonomous vehicles: impact on society
    Self-driving technology offers plenty of promise, but not everything about autonomous vehicles will be a panacea.
  • Crankshaft reliability by integrated design, simulation, and testing
    This testing method is proven and beneficial for the design and development of the crankshaft and could be applied to other critical engine components, thereby extending to system reliability.
  • New Engines 2016
    Highlighting the design, engineering, and technologies inside some of the most competitive gasoline and light-duty diesel ICEs.
  • Touch and go
    Avionics developments are changing life in the cockpit and at airborne work stations.
  • Improving heavy-duty engine component efficiencies
    Cylinder deactivation can improve fuel economy by using a reduced number of cylinders that operate at higher loads and thermal efficiency, while other cylinders are turned off, when the engine operates at partial load conditions. A switching roller finger follower is one of the technologies that help make it work.
  • Low-friction techniques push advanced city-car project toward 84-mpg target
  • Clean-sheet design for Proterra’s all-electric city bus
  • GE’s clean-sheet turboprop engine to launch with Textron Aviation
  • OTA reflashing: the challenges and solutions
  • Clamoring for a connection
  • HMIs offer something for everyone
  • Secondary loop and heat pump climate control under evaluation once more
  • SABIC showcases customizable sheet, 3D seat for aircraft interiors
  • Ford looks to spread Corning’s new lightweight Gorilla Glass beyond the 2017 GT
  • 2016 Civic structure employs ‘first’ partial in-die soft zones
  • UCLA researchers develop new strong and lightweight metal nanocomposite
  • GT350 Mustang features novel composite structural component
  • Crash testing advances on many fronts
  • Evaluating new forestry machines in a fraction of the time
  • Aurora Flight Sciences, Stratasys debut at Dubai jet-powered, 3D printed UAV
  • Surface Generation speeds composites throughput with one-shot stamp-forming process
  • GE scanner enhances defect detection for industrial CT
  • Hot-stamping process from Schuler employs flexible ‘pressure controlled hardening’
  • BUDD-e concept forecasts what VW zero-emission van could be in 2019
  • Airbus looks to expand military product lines
  • Electronics arms race hots up
    The automotive supply chain landscape is undergoing huge transformation. Dr. Elmar Dagenhart, chairman of the executive board, Continental AG, explains how his company plans to be right at the forefront
  • Sizing up the down-sizing challenge
    With the impact of VW's 'Dieselgate' still being felt widely, the Aachen automobile and engine technology Colloquium was particularly pertinent this year. Ian Adcock reports on the most significant technologies and presentations.
  • Double coupe coup!
    Automotive Design'sIan Adcock reflects on some of the concept cars from 2015 that caught his eye
  • Fuelling a sustainable future
    What is the best route for the UK to achieve its targeted 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions? Automotive Designweighs up the options
  • No hiding place
    If vehicles eventually talk to each other and to infrastructure stations, as expected, there's going to be a massive amount of data about traffic and road conditions, writes Terry Costlow
  • Achieving top grade
    Volvo becomes only the third manufacturer to install a Vi-GradeSim to develop its chassis. The company's vehicle dynamics concept engineer Carl Sandberg reveals the inner workings of Vi-DriveSim