Cambustion’s DPG, an automated particle filter testing system, can be used to load diesel particulate filters (DPFs) and now gasoline particulate filters (GPFs) with ash over a matter of hours, the company claims. This is a new application of the DPG for studying the effects of ash build-up in particulate filters.
According to the DS E-TENSE design team, the E-TENSE is not really a concept car because it offers a glimpse of design features that will be seen on future production models. One of the interior air vents is the same as that used on the recently revised DS3.
The TMPV7602XBG image recognition processor from Toshiba America Electronic Components is suitable for monocular cameras used in advanced driver assistance systems and will help designers implement ADAS applications using a cost-optimized camera system with a small form factor.
Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine, the new WA600-8 wheel loader from Komatsu combines an enhanced lockup torque converter function and SmartLoader logic to achieve low fuel consumption and high travel speeds.
The company’s recently unveiled snowmobile lineup for the 2017 model year includes an OEM industry first: the all-new SVX 450 purpose-built, single-ski snow bike. Other highlights include what Arctic Cat claims is the industry’s most powerful turbo engine at 180 hp (134 kW).
Vehicles that use all four wheels to steer are more agile, easier to park, and safer to drive. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Editor-in-Chief Lindsay Brooke tests a new prototype four-wheel steering system from supplier ZF-TRW.
Aerospace and defense companies that provide maintenance repair and overhaul services increasingly find themselves out of their comfort zone as the recent appetite for new airplanes, especially in emerging markets, spurs dramatic shifts in their business.
As OEMs and Tier 1s expand their view of personal mobility, and its potential profit centers, they're rolling out battery-powered electric bikes that let drivers park cars in less congested areas and pedal the remaining distances.