The system uses specific Sport Mode algorithms with modules from the high-speed CAN data bus, including those for adaptive cruise control, forward facing camera, all-wheel drive, shift-by-wire, electric power steering, transmission, and powertrain.
Dangers from malware, including ransom demands, must be pro-actively avoided as industry and owners enter era of connected cars. For all their conveniences, telematics could pose ugly series of risks that will require new approaches to prevent, explains Cisco Systems scientist to SAE Congress attendees. Vulnerabilities are in many areas, including the OBD system.
Bob Akins, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, DSM Engineering Plastics Americas, talked with Automotive Engineering in this video interview from the show floor of the SAE 2014 World Congress, touching on the latest developments in engineered plastics and the continued push toward lighter, cheaper, greener.
Perkins' Karl Vandermyde believes that the off-highway industry faces no foreseeable regulations that will require new diesel engine technologies, with current technologies being robust and capable of addressing all foreseeable standards.
Many OEMs are finding that they have no choice but to maintain current machine hydraulic architectures until after Tier 4, challenging suppliers to come to the table with a new value proposition, says Danfoss's Marc Weston.