The next phase Meeting Phase 2 fuel efficiency and GHG emissions for heavy trucks will require multiple technology pathways—some of which are still on the horizon.
Active vibration damping for construction machines An innovative concept for an active system to reduce machine oscillations based on frequency identification.
Consumer electronics come on board Smartphones and tablets are likely to play a large role in HMIs for heavy vehicles—if productivity and safety are not compromised.
Patton’s new campaign As new SAE International President for 2017, Doug Patton will advocate STEM, “cultivation” of prospective young engineers.
PACCAR’s Sproull primed for SAE Commercial Vehicle post As SAE International’s new 2017-2020 Commercial Vehicle Sector VP, Landon Sproull intends to bolster the society’s involvement in evolving industry regulations and to better cultivate cross-sector alliances.
You may have noticed: ‘Truck’ in the title
Glowing aerodynamic add-ons could boost big-rig fuel economy by 7-10%
SAE Standards focus for 2017: Cyber, connected vehicle, EV charging, vehicle autonomy
Follow the chemistry to better CFD combustion simulations
Churning toward stronger, more uniform aluminum casts
Cat 14M3 ‘most technologically advanced’ motor grader for construction
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Dr. Christian Wiehen, Chief Technology Officer for WABCO, discusses ADAS, platooning and automated future for trucks.
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