Autonomous plows ahead Agriculture, construction, mining—even marine—are advancing autonomous technology to improve the productivity and safety of vehicles on the job.
Expediting engine design Simulation tools drive development of the most complex, fuel- efficient and powerful engines ever seen in off-highway applications.
Industry 4.0: The smart factory arrives The plants that produce vehicles and their high-tech systems are increasingly employing intelligent systems, Big Data and advanced analytics to improve quality, safety and efficiency.
The future is not so far-off
Enhanced Cat 3500 engine boosts power 20%, trims fuel usage by 10%
Phase 2 GHG rules driver for advanced technology, alternative fuels
Eaton demonstrates waste heat recovery, variable valve actuation for HD diesels
Hyliion develops add-on hybrid system for semi-trailers that reduces fuel consumption by 30%
Tech-heavy Iveco Z Truck concept spawns 29 patents
Toyota sticking with measured, ‘Teammate’ approach to autonomous development
Straight-sixes are back (with electrification) at Mercedes-Benz
McLaren faces the electrified and autonomous future Can low-volume supercars survive amid stringent CO2 regs and robot cars? McLaren is betting £1 billion on a speedy, powerful—and independent—sports-car future.
New Peugeot SUVs jump to modular platform, increase composites use
Mercedes EQ concept previews 2019 electric SUV
2017 Nissan Rogue adds hybrid system with EV-only mode
Focus on advanced safety systems and human-factor interventions
The impact of REACH on the aviation sector Considered the most comprehensive chemical-regulation legislation to date, REACH presents serious ramifications for the aircraft industry.
Lightweighting: What’s Next? Experts weigh in on the challenges and future enablers in the battle to reduce vehicle mass.
The best of COMVEC 2016 Autonomous vehicles and improved fuel efficiency via advanced powertrain solutions are pressing topics detailed in this select group of technical papers from the SAE Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress.
Optimizing waste heat recovery for long-haul trucks
Autonomous solutions in agriculture
Downsizing a HD diesel engine for off-highway applications
Zero-emissions electric aircraft: Theory vs. reality