• Executive viewpoints
    Industry leaders offer their insights on the state of the heavy-duty on- and off-highway industries in this annual series of opinion pieces. The executives share their views on the most pressing technologies and trends shaping their business and the industry moving forward.
  • Annual Product Guide
    Top products from throughout the industry covering technologies such as Powertrain & Energy, Hydraulics, Electronics, and Testing & Simulation.
  • A 24-hour battle of speed and efficiency
    At Le Mans this month, amped-up hybrid prototype racecars from Audi and Toyota face a revamped Porsche 919 hybrid, while Ford hopes to recapture glory with its new GT-R.
  • Pushing the ICE forward, gradually
    Emergent technologies from BorgWarner, Eaton and Mahle aim for greater efficiency in gasoline and diesel engines.
  • Smile, you’re on Magna camera!
    Magna Electronics is rapidly expanding production of its made-in-U.S.A. onboard cameras to keep pace with booming OEM demand for safety and vehicle-autonomy vision-systems technology.
  • Multi-material body solutions: Possibilities and manufacturing challenges
    The body-in-white is a prime target for lightweighting and many automakers are pursuing unique and effective multi-material approaches, but improved design tools and processes might yield greater gains.
  • How Porsche met cooling challenges on the new 4-cylinder Boxster
  • Brembo brake-by-wire will be production-ready before 2020
  • Powering up the new stop-start systems
  • Google talks self-driving vehicle development
  • Ford upgrades dyno sleds to handle 2017 Super Duty diesel’s might
  • Second time a charm for Honda’s unibody Ridgeline pickup?
  • Jaguar puts a brave Pace on testing its new crossover
  • Focus RS: Ford and GKN create an AWD masterpiece
  • Digital Design Tools
    Simulating Thermal Expansion in Composites with Expanded Metal Foil for Lightning Protection
  • Rugged Computing
    Designing VME Power Systems with Standard Modules
  • Optical Sensors
    Optical Ice Sensors for UAVs
  • Rotorcraft Technology
    Rotorcraft Icing Computational Tool Development
  • RF & Microwave Technology
    Curled RF MEMS Switches for On-Chip Design: Design Software Supports BAE System’s Mixed-Signal Chip Design
  • Base-engine value engineering for higher fuel efficiency and enhanced performance
    Continuous improvement in existing engines can be efficiently achieved with a value engineering approach. The integration of product development with value engineering ensures the achievement of specified targets in a systematic manner and within a defined timeframe.
  • Integrated system engineering for valvetrain design and development of a high-speed diesel engine
    The lead time for engine development has reduced significantly with the advent of advanced simulation techniques.
  • Cars poised to become ‘a thing’
    Making automobiles part of the Internet of Things brings both risks and rewards.
  • Agility training for cars
    Chassis component suppliers refine vehicle dynamics at the high end and entry level with four-wheel steering and adaptive damping.
  • 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.
  • Clutchless hybrid transmission concept for high-performance cars
  • Perkins takes modular approach to new Syncro 2.8- and 3.6-L engines
  • Ground testing begins on the GE9X
  • V-CR, water injection, new EGR methods top SAE engines symposium
  • Next-gen electronic controls: Open source, scalable and integrated
  • Software’s role continues to expand
  • Harman advanced concept brings intuitive HMI to automated driving
  • Airbus brings four dimensions to Airspace
  • Chipmakers gearing up for on-board wireless charging
  • Cadillac XT5’s new platform cuts weight—at less cost
  • Innovative wing structure contributes to Clean Sky next-gen aircraft
  • Nanotechnology may provide self-cleaning, energy-saving ‘smart glass’ for vehicles
  • Biomimetics: nature leads the way on design
  • DSD, Solvay ‘sink their teeth’ into plastic transmission advances
  • Digital dummies in virtual collisions augment traditional crash tests
  • Caterpillar eyes 3D printing for production parts
  • Tesla’s highly-anticipated Model 3 brings technology questions
  • New Komatsu wheel loader with Tier 4F engine consumes 13% less fuel
  • Lockheed Martin LM-100J starts taking (a similar) shape
  • 2017 Pacifica is first hybrid minivan, rides on all-new FCA platform
  • 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.