• Hacked!
    Is automotive ready for the inevitable? Cybersecurity experts talk defense strategies.
  • Active Aero takes flight
    Reconfigurable “smart” aerodynamic aids are stretching performance-car envelopes in every direction.
  • The motorcycle’s balanced future
    With its Ride Assist technology, Honda R&D moves two-wheelers toward autonomous capability.
  • Honoring lightweight innovation
    Chrysler, Toyota, Faurecia and AP&T recognized with the 2017 Altair Enlighten Award for their efforts to reduce vehicle weight.
  • Editorial: Stoking the creative, innovative engineer
  • SAE Standards News
    SAE gains Special Consultative Status with the United Nations
  • Supplier Eye
    Non-hybrid ICEs begin their decline
  • The Navigator
    Printer patent ruling could impact automated-vehicle sales
  • Audi has trick active suspension for new A8
  • Delphi and Tula show NVH benefits from Dynamic Skip Fire
  • Mahle tests for ‘mega knock’ in downsized boosted engines
  • 2018 Honda Accord drops mass, adds turbos and 10-speed automatic
  • Alfa Romeo Stelvio gives crossover market a ‘bravo’ injection
  • The Center for Automotive Industry Research’s Dr. Paul Nieuwenhuis on PSA’s deal for Opel
  • Collaborating on diesel emission control
    Stringent fuel-efficiency and criteria-pollutant standards call for new combustion strategies. The SwRI-led Advanced Combustion Catalyst and Aftertreatment Technologies consortium reinvents existing technologies and experiments with new catalysts to meet standards.
  • More intelligence equals more efficiency, enhanced functionality
    Advanced systems require renewed focus on architectures, processors, sensors and networks.
  • Appraising the potential for platooning in the U.S.
    Researchers from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory perform statistical analysis based on a large collection of real-world U.S. truck usage data to estimate the fraction of total miles that are technically suitable for platooning.
  • Connected commercial vehicles bring cybersecurity to the fore
    Connectivity, automation and electrification will largely drive vehicle developments in the coming years, according to experts presenting at the revamped SAE COMVEC 17.
  • Editorial
    Smooth sailing ahead
  • Kubota goes ‘big’ with first-ever 200-hp diesel engine
  • Double-digit weight loss possible for heavy-duty truck drivelines
  • Model maturity assessment and certification—a vision
  • ‘Smart’ oil cap brings low-cost connectivity to Perkins engines
  • Daimler launches intelligent truck axle with active oil regulation
  • Sleek design, powertrain advances distinguish Volvo’s new VNL trucks
  • Dr. Xinqun Gui, manager of technology, control systems and emissions compliance at John Deere Power Systems, discusses advanced emissions strategies
  • The Rapid Rise of Beryllium-Aluminum Alloys in Aerospace
  • Aeroacoustic Simulation Delivers Breakthroughs in Aircraft Noise Reduction
  • Using System Simulation to Manage Increasing Thermal Loads on Aircraft Fuel Systems
  • Ensuring the Compliance of Avionics Software with DO-178C
  • Microwave Photonic Notch Filter Helps Ensure Critical Mission Success
  • Measuring Propellant Stress Relaxation Modulus Using Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer
    New testing technique requires less material, gives more accurate results.
  • Combustion Characteristics of Hydrocarbon Droplets Induced by Photoignition of Aluminum Nanoparticles
    Test methodology allows analysis of combustion dynamics for subscale rocket injectors under super critical conditions.
  • Vapor Pressure Data and Analysis for Selected Organophosphorous Compounds: DIBMP, DCMP, IMMP, IMPA, EMPA, and MPFA
    Determining the thermophysical properties of chemical warfare agent simulants can help evaluate the performance of defensive equipment.
  • Coupling of Coastal Wave Transformation and Computational Fluid Dynamics Models for Seakeeping Analysis
    New analytical tools improve understanding of vessel operating environments in the littorals.
  • Assessment of Non-traditional Isotopic Ratios by Mass Spectrometry for Analysis of Nuclear Activities
    Technique can be used to distinguish between commercial nuclear reactor fuel cycles, fuel cycles for weapons grade plutonium, and products from nuclear weapons explosions.
  • Alternative fuels and challenges
  • Automotive powertrain development: virtually-connected hardware co-simulation
  • Functional Safety—progressing towards safer mobility
  • Electric rockets and the future of satellite propulsion
  • Achates powers toward production
    A potential ICE game-changer, the Achates OP engine is being tooled up for production at one OEM while a new 2.7-L triple for light-truck demonstrations enters the build phase.
  • Engineering with simulation and data
    Companies are discovering new simulation techniques, especially optimization; the next step is to combine simulation with sensor data and predictive analytics to create even more robust off-highway equipment.
  • All about electronics
    UniBo Motorsport of the University of Bologna in Italy details its self-developed electronic control units and strategy for use in its Formula SAE cars.
  • Golden Bear strong
    A dispatch from the coalfields of West Virginia describes the unique set of challenges faced by the Baja SAE team at West Virginia University Institute of Technology.
  • And the SAE Collegiate Cup for best communicators goes to…
    The Kettering University’s snowmobile team for its outstanding presentation to the SAE Mid-Michigan Section.