As Mercedes and Audi launch the new CO2 A/C refrigerant in production, members of Germany's VDA consortium ask for a compatible SAE standard during the SAE Interior Climate Control Committee meeting in April.
Although the lightweight, supersonic T-38 has been the staple advanced jet trainer for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Naval Test Pilot School for more than 55 years, the aircraft is expected to be replaced by a new trainer that can better transition pilots into fourth- and fifth-generation fighters.
Connectivity promises to bring a wealth of information to drivers, but it also poses vexing privacy issues. Figuring out where to store all the data related to connectivity is also puzzling for service providers.
Delpi's new-generation gasoline direct-injection compression-ignition (GDCI) fueling system brings a new level of thermal efficiency for gasoline engines and is said to conquer earlier emissions challenges.
V2I proponents are pressing forward in a technology that they contend will become a mainstay for autonomous vehicles. As the technology matures, paying for a roadside infrastructure is becoming a key issue.
The electrical power needed just to process the increasing deluge of incoming and in-vehicle data—generated from on-board sensor arrays, from other vehicles, the infrastructure and the cloud—is “the dirty little secret” of autonomous vehicle engineering.