Advances for off-highway engine design As manufacturers continue to drive out cost and meet a worldwide patchwork of regulatory frameworks, the tools for developing those engines are advancing. From showcase prototypes to advanced analytical techniques, suppliers are helping the cause.
Military vehicles battle for autonomy at lower cost Engineers are adding sensors, more powerful micros and faster networks as they automate tasks and pave the way to autonomy.
Heavy duty lightweighting Optimization of tractor-trailer systems and component design helps to reduce overall vehicle mass, a key strategy in improving fuel economy and meeting upcoming Phase 2 GHG regulations.
Navistar’s SuperTruck II explores composites, WiFi to cut weight
Methane state of mind New Holland ramps up its focus on alternative fuels, showcasing a methane-powered concept tractor that trims emissions, operating costs.
Editorial Deep learning how to drive
Zircotec manages heat transfer in hotter exhaust systems
Nikola CEO: Fuel-cell Class 8 truck on track for 2021
Paccar launches lightest HD automated transmission for on-highway CVs
Eaton solves nuisance problems with electrohydraulic solutions
Cummins reveals all-electric truck ahead of Tesla
Volvo CE sees major efficiency gain from hybrid-electric wheel loader
Level 3 automation may not be attractive for heavy trucks, says Bosch’s Dr. Johannes-Joerg Rueger, President, Commercial Vehicle and Off-Road
Opposed-piston engines: the powerplant of the future
India’s dream of an all-EV fleet by 2030: Myth, miracle, or reality?
An approach for prediction of motorcycle engine noise under combustion load
Innovations for lightweighting Tough U.S. fuel-economy bogies for 2021 and beyond are driving new approaches for materials, as seen in these examples.
More intelligence equals more efficiency, enhanced functionality Advanced electronic systems require renewed focus on architectures, processors, sensors and networks.
Connected commercial vehicles bring cybersecurity to the fore Connectivity, automation and electrification will drive vehicle development in the near future, say industry experts attending the revamped SAE COMVEC 17 event.