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
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.