SAE International’s 2015 Passenger Car and 2014 Concept Car Yearbook provides snapshots of the latest and greatest technologies introduced by the automotive industry in 2014 concept cars and 2015 new passenger cars.
Danfoss engineers have drawn on more than 30 years of experience in electronics and applications know-how to develop Danfoss Telematics Solutions, an easy-to-integrate telematics platform for either new off-highway equipment or existing fleet retrofits.
Toyota announced at CES that it will grant royalty-free use of all 5680 of its solely owned fuel-cell patents, including those pending from development of the first hydrogen fuel-cell production vehicle, the Toyota Mirai.
Current products from 3M can be used to repair aluminum- and carbon fiber-intensive vehicles, but the company is working with OEMs such as General Motors to develop optimized solutions for multi-material structural applications.
Treating molten metal with ultrasound is cleaner and more efficient than using argon rotary degassing to produce high-quality castings, according to scientists at Brunel University London. Cost reduction is another benefit, demonstrated in the research team's pilot-scale trials.
John Deere says its 750K and 850K crawler dozers meet Tier 4 Final emissions standards while offering higher productivity, increased uptime, and lower daily operating costs in earthmoving, waste, and grading applications.
Flight testing is being conducted at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, CA, to determine whether flexible trailing-edge wing flaps are a viable approach to improve aerodynamic efficiency and reduce noise generated during takeoffs and landings.