• 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.
    • 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.
    • A greener future for two-wheelers
      New BS VI emissions standards for two-wheelers are an enviro-opportunity.
    • Additive manufacturing
      How 3D printing will transform the A&D support chain.
    • Autonomous plows ahead
      Agriculture, construction, mining-even marine-are advancing autonomous technology to improve the productivity and safety of vehicles on the job.
    • Bridging the power gap with 48 volts
      New 48-V technologies are poised to arrive in volume to help meet CO2 regulations and satisfy the "vampire" power demands of new electrical subsystems and accessories.
    • Advances in lightweight electronics protection
      Conformal coatings increase reliability of aerospace and military assemblies.
    • 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
    • Types of aircraft passenger-escape systems
      An overview of existing and potential new methods for assuring aircraft occupant safety.
    • SAE Skill India Initiative: S2I2
      A new SAEINDIA collaboration aims to help young engineers acquire "industry-ready" skills.
    • A technology-driven sustainable-agriculture solution
      Pumping more air into the cylinder is key to solving the CAFE puzzle, and engineers are hard at work figuring out the best ways to do it with turbocharger and supercharger innovation.
    • Rotorcraft icing computational tool development
    • 3D printing machines can't be built fast enough
      In the additive-manufacturing world, the costs of components are dropping, the technology is becoming more reliable and parts are fabricated faster, allowing industries beyond aerospace to adopt additive technologies, says Oak Ridge Lab's Ryan Dehoff.
    • 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
    • Autonomous vehicles: impact on society
      Self-driving technology offers plenty of promise, but not everything about autonomous vehicles will be a panacea.
    • Crankshaft reliability by integrated design, simulation, and testing
      This testing method is proven and beneficial for the design and development of the crankshaft and could be applied to other critical engine components, thereby extending to system reliability.
    • New Engines 2016
      Highlighting the design, engineering, and technologies inside some of the most competitive gasoline and light-duty diesel ICEs.
    • Touch and go
      Avionics developments are changing life in the cockpit and at airborne work stations.
    • Improving heavy-duty engine component efficiencies
      Cylinder deactivation can improve fuel economy by using a reduced number of cylinders that operate at higher loads and thermal efficiency, while other cylinders are turned off, when the engine operates at partial load conditions. A switching roller finger follower is one of the technologies that help make it work.
    • Low-friction techniques push advanced city-car project toward 84-mpg target
    • Clean-sheet design for Proterra's all-electric city bus
    • GE's clean-sheet turboprop engine to launch with Textron Aviation
    • OTA reflashing: the challenges and solutions
    • Clamoring for a connection
    • HMIs offer something for everyone
    • Secondary loop and heat pump climate control under evaluation once more
    • SABIC showcases customizable sheet, 3D seat for aircraft interiors
    • Ford looks to spread Corning's new lightweight Gorilla Glass beyond the 2017 GT
    • 2016 Civic structure employs 'first' partial in-die soft zones
    • UCLA researchers develop new strong and lightweight metal nanocomposite
    • GT350 Mustang features novel composite structural component
    • Crash testing advances on many fronts
    • Evaluating new forestry machines in a fraction of the time
    • Aurora Flight Sciences, Stratasys debut at Dubai jet-powered, 3D printed UAV
    • Surface Generation speeds composites throughput with one-shot stamp-forming process
    • GE scanner enhances defect detection for industrial CT
    • Hot-stamping process from Schuler employs flexible 'pressure controlled hardening'
    • BUDD-e concept forecasts what VW zero-emission van could be in 2019
    • Airbus looks to expand military product lines
    • Uncertainty quantification
      The technique is a must for next-generation simulation tools.
    • Oil-pump sizing
      Researchers from Hinduja Tech investigate options for low friction and power consumption.
    • The future of Indian commercial aviation
      The growth in traffic that airport modernization has supported has also made a significant contribution to the local and national economies, while the improved infrastructure has been positive for the perception of India in the global market.
    • Driving EVs toward lower cost
      The race ison to reduce battery and electric-drive systems cost while improving efficiency.
    • Powering on
      Rolls-Royce's Chief Engineer discusses new technologies that inspire current R&D design and evaluation work as part of its strategic roadmap for future big commercial programs.
    • HMIs extend beyond the cab
      Telematic functions are being integrated into multi-function user interfaces.
    • Tenneco unveils emission-control solutions for Euro 6c
    • FPT plans engines for complex market
    • New pulse lines for LEAP engine production
    • Webasto engine-off cooling keeps off-highway cabins comfortable
    • Case shifts to enhanced communications, LEDs
    • Signal compression technology enables E-Fan's flight, potential enhanced 'black box' possibilities
    • Delphi says 48-volt mild-hybrid systems could offer 15% CO2 reductions
    • Functional safety and info security - no two ways about that
    • Deutz-Fahr tractor debuts industry-first Hella LED light package
    • Hyundai enhances NVH with 2016 Tucson's re-engineered suspension
    • NASA pursues coatings that reduce bug debris to improve aerodynamics
    • TRB turns composites focus to aerospace sector
    • Advanced simulation aids heavy-truck aerodynamics
    • LiuGong builds commitment to R&D into new China hub
    • Dassault Systemes on everyone's side with 3D visualization for cabin design
    • Millbrook's latest sound advice to the auto industry
    • Comau enters the small-robot segment with Racer3
    • First Airbus A350-1000 wing goes into production in North Wales
    • SsangYong takes on European challenge with Tivoli
    • Cat pipelayers offer power and comfort to operators
    • HondaJet goes on show
    • Honda shows radical Project 2 & 4
    • Komatsu America adds to intelligent machine lineup
    • The advent of stop-start technology
      As environmental concerns grow for R&D teams, OEMs look to bring the strategy further into the mainstream.
    • Recycling opportunities for hybrid/electric vehicle lithium-ion batteries
      With limited reserves and strict environmental regulations, re-cyclers look to established extraction means to reuse, recycle, and dispose of the used batteries.
    • Cameras look to go the distance
      Automakers seek vision systems with greater distances, improved reliability, and more functionality, thanks to ruggedized complementary metal-oxide semiconductor technologies.
    • Getting right with composites
      With composites now a mainstay in most new aircraft de-signs, the engineering emphasis has switched from understanding if they work to thinking through the most efficient way to manufacture them, such as using design-for-manufacturing software.
    • Autonomous vehicles
      Unmanned vehicles are a thing of the present for many off-highway applications, particularly in the agriculture and mining industries.
    • Getting greener
      To meet upcoming fuel economy and emissions regulations, the developmental homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI) engine shows promise, but pursuit of more conventional engine technologies may be the better path.
    • Highlights of Baja SAEINDIA
      The 2015 event, the 8th edition with the theme of Beyond Boundaries, was won by the College of Engineering, Pune.
    • Rise of the underdogs
      Problem-plagued effort last year spurs Baja SAE team from VIT University of India to overhaul itself and its car.
    • Testing reality in an increasingly complex design space
      Digital simulation tools have transformed the designing and testing of new aircraft, as well as the way they are manufactured and sustained.
    • Next-generation GDI
      Will new efficiency and emissions rules mean major changes for gasoline direct-injection technology?
    • Hard to answer
      Technical and personal issues make it challenging to link smartphones to vehicles.
    • Composite design optimization for automated fiber placement
      Coriolis Composites and SAFRAN Aircelle worked together on a thrust reverser component demonstrator made with carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) material and an AFP process.
    • Making virtual design a reality
      A new virtual design approach for commercial vehicle concepts allows for purposeful design and integration of new concepts and technologies on the component level in an existing product portfolio, while not neglecting the need for standardization and modularity.
    • Oil debris monitoring in aero engines
      In a gas turbine engine, small particles or "chips" are generated at the point of wear, serving as an advanced warning that catastrophic failure will occur if the wear is not addressed. Health monitoring systems, such as oil debris monitoring, are used to find these small particles so that the wear can be resolved before it's too late.
    • Indigenous powertrain development
      Customer needs and expectations on drivability, fuel economy, and safety has pushed Indian and multinational OEMs to think about the development of powertrains and gearboxes for local needs with global standards.
    • The next wave of crash simulation
      As computing speed has improved and software itself has made significant speed and performance gains with each release, modeling tools are now quick enough to build high-quality, large, high-detail vehicle models in a very efficient manner.
    • Screens, cameras provide new look in cab provide new look in cabs
      Video inputs are another option showing up on displays that increasingly offer touch control.
    • SMACing the automotive industry: from concept to consumer
      Technology is making a more significant impact on today's auto industry. Perhaps one of the most notable examples is the development of connected technologies coupled with social, mobile, analytics, and cloud (SMAC) technologies.
    • The 3i paradigm: India's story
      The concept of ideation, incubation, and implementation is enhancing the growth of the Indian automotive industry.
    • Virtualization for automotive IVI systems
      As the demand for modern in-vehicle infotainment systems grows, automakers are increasingly looking toward virtualization as a solution to bridge the gap between consumer and automotive electronics.
    • Command Center: Securing connected cars of the future automotive
      An architectural approach to minimize connectivity interfaces acts as a secure, intelligent gateway between the car and external devices/networks to better guard against malicious or sensitive data from being compromised.
    • Steering a better path
      New mechanisms developed by NIT Warangal are simpler than the Ackermann type and allow all four wheels to undergo pure rolling.
    • Monitoring fine particle concentrations
      A robust and versatile system has been developed by Pegasor Oy to measure engine exhaust particulate mass and number more accurately.
    • New rules shuffle the F1 deck
      New turbocharged hybrid-electric power units and revised aerodynamics may scramble the familiar order in Formula One for 2014.
    • Synergistic opportunities abound
      The horizontal deployment of technologies and knowledge evident in mass-market personal mobility needs to be scaled up in magnitude and performance for commercial vehicles.
    • Q&A with Dr. V Sumantran
      The Hinduja Group's Executive Vice Chairman talks about his company's award-winning vehicle and related commercial-vehicle topics.
    • The future of electric and hybrid vehicles in India
      Technical and political challenges alike have held back the electric and hybrid market, but there are signs of hope.
    • Q&A with Dr. Pawan Goenka
      The Executive Director & President-- Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. answers questions on a range of subjects such as auto fuel efficiency, emissions, alternative fuels, safety, telematics, manufacturing, and sustainability.
    • Advances in surface engineering
      Newer materials with improved properties can enhance the properties of the working surfaces of cylinder components for the demands of increased temperatures, pressures, and corrosive atmospheres and still satisfy performance and life requirements.
    • E-mobility opportunities in the Indian ecosphere
      The Prime Minister of India in January 2013 unveiled the National Mission on Electric Mobility and formed a National Board of Electric Mobility to fast track e-mobility for India through industry-government partnerships.
    • Mobility in 21st Century India
      India's rapidly growing population has made transportation systems unable to effectively keep up with demand, losing the country untold man hours and wasting money.