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2017-07-25
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Imagine the best in-car audio system you've ever heard. Then remove the speakers.
2017-07-25
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Test systems’ supplier AB Dynamics is using proven F1 motion control techniques for its new vehicle driving simulator, with the aim of allowing far more vehicle development in advance of a prototype.
2017-07-24
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Jeff Massimilla, General Motors chief product cybersecurity officer, discusses current cybersecurity challenges, its talent shortage and why today's answers won't be tomorrow's.
2017-07-24
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The new Volvo VNL series is the beneficiary of the truck maker's SuperTruck program, applying lessons learned and advanced technology to achieve an up to 7.5% improvement in fuel efficiency. Driver comfort and productivity, active and passive safety systems and enhanced vehicle uptime through over-the-air updates were other high priorities for engineers and designers of the next-generation long-haul tractor.
2017-07-24
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The new DRiV damping system makes pickups and SUVs drive and ride as well as they haul and tow
2017-07-22
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Dr. Xinqun Gui, manager of technology, control systems and emissions compliance for John Deere Power Systems, considers himself to be “fairly conservative” in terms of his powertrain outlook: “I think the internal combustion engine as we know it today still has a pretty long life ahead.” Even so, his expectations for improvements in engine “intelligence,” aftertreatment packaging, and machine electrification are anything but conservative.
2017-07-20
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Being granted United Nations' Special Consultative Status enables SAE’s active participation in the forums in the ECOSOC, one of the four divisions of the UN.
2017-07-20
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With its Ride Assist technology, Honda R&D moves two-wheelers toward autonomous capability.
2017-07-19
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It’s almost certain that OEMs and suppliers will ultimately be responsible if and when one of their autonomous systems makes a wrong decision.
2017-07-19
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After 2020 the number of ‘new’ engine family introductions will decline, as industry switches its investment over to e-propulsion. Suppliers need to be prepared for this shift.
2017-07-19
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A U.K.-based consortium led by Nissan is aiming at greater energy density with advanced energy management from Hyperdrive Innovation.
2017-07-18
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Mercedes-Benz reveals the production version of its first-ever pickup truck, developed and manufactured with considerable help from partner Nissan-Renault.
2017-07-18
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In an era when "fake news" is a hot topic, much of the media still doesn't understand the difference between "electric" and "electrified" vehicles.
2017-07-18
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The SmartCap telematics device can be used to monitor new and existing Perkins mechanical and electronic engines, sending data directly to the Perkins My Engine App.
2017-07-17
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Virtual-reality innovations are emerging as crucial new weapons to enhance - and abbreviate - the automotive product-development process.
2017-07-17
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The new TFSI V6 features a 90-degree cylinder splay, balance shaft, turbocharger located in the vee, strategic cooling and hybridization.
2017-07-17
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The new TDK-Micronas HAL 24xy Linear Hall-effect sensor family offers extended distance measurement, improved robustness and state-of-the-art diagnostic functions for applications under stringent conditions.
2017-07-14
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Designed in Japan with exterior surfacing finalized at Honda’s California studio, the 2018 Accord is up to 176 lb (89 kg) lighter than the outgoing model, depending on trim level. Key technical features include two new turbocharged gasoline engines, the first use of a 10-speed automatic transaxle (Honda’s own 10AT) in front-drive sedan, and the return to the low-cowl/thin pillar body architecture.
2017-07-14
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Connectivity, automation and electrification: Three inexorable trends that will largely drive on- and off-highway vehicle developments in the coming years, according to industry experts presenting keynotes at the revamped 2017 SAE COMVEC event. And with greater connectivity comes greater cyber concerns, they warn.
2017-07-14
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Conti Excelsus from ContiTech (Louisville, KY) is an extremely flexible high-temperature hose with external reinforcement for truck and off-highway applications.
2017-07-14
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It is clear that as each new airplane design emerges, the trend toward more electrically powered systems is going to gain momentum. EPSs offer improved performance and reliability while saving weight.
2017-07-14
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Audi's new active suspension uses a Mobileye monocular camera to generate vertical information from the road with a resolution of 1.2 to 6 inches. Combined with new all-wheel steering and an e-booster, the car greatly benefits from 48-V electrical power.
2017-07-14
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Jaguar claims a number of firsts for its new compact SUV
2017-07-13
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Over the next several years, more equipment will add automated systems that pave the way to autonomous operations. Much of the control technology will be borrowed from passenger cars. However, the challenges facing design engineers creating off-highway equipment sensor systems are far more complex.
2017-07-13
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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.
2017-07-12
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Performance, reliability, and safety assessments performed using predictive capability for electromechanical systems are on the rise, yet no standard exists in the truck and off-highway engineering design industry for representing the degree to which a model has been validated. Such a standard can enable engineers and managers with a tool to assess the maturity of predictive capability itself.
2017-07-10
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Reconfigurable aerodynamic aids are stretching performance-car envelopes in every direction.
2017-07-07
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Stringent fuel-efficiency and criteria-pollutant standards call for new combustion strategies. The Advanced Combustion Catalyst and Aftertreatment Technologies consortium led by Southwest Research Institute reinvents existing technologies and experiments with new catalysts to meet standards.
2017-07-07
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When cars become capable of self driving, drivers will still have to remain alert and be ready to take control.
2017-07-07
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The 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base is currently assessing a new parachute for the Advanced Concept Ejection Seat II that will improve safety and expand the acceptable personal weight range of aircrew.
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