In the additive manufacturing world, the costs of components are dropping, the technology is becoming more reliable and parts are fabricated faster. This is allowing industries such as automotive to adopt additive technologies, says Oak Ridge Lab's Ryan Dehoff.
As attributes and functions within vehicles become ever more interdependent, the CAE community is finding ways to increase multi-physics simulations and deliver credible multi-domain optimization. New types of engineers are emerging as a result.
Silicon suppliers are stepping up to help facilitate progress in the road to autonomous driving. NXP Semiconductors has unveiled its BlueBox, which handles sensor fusion, analysis and complex networking.
The first fruit of the latest Ford and GM join project on transmissions was unveiled recently, and it sure looks sweet. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Editor-In-Chief Lindsay Brooke looks at Ford and GM's new 10-speed automatic transmission.
New vehicles are safer and more efficient thanks in part to the increasing use of new high-strength steels. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Editor-In-Chief Lindsay Brooke examines the alleged hacking of U.S. Steel development secrets.