Cummins recently announced trials of future driveline concepts for off-highway equipment. Its focus is on energy diversity, providing a range of powertrain solutions for customers: clean diesel, renewables, natural gas, gasoline, hybrids and electric power, notes Shelley Knust, Executive Director - Off-Highway Engineering.
Improved productivity and maintenance requirements are attractive benefits driving the growth of hybridization and electrification in various off-highway segments and on-highway heavy-duty vehicles. Ultimately, it all comes down to payback, says Chris Mays, Commercial Vehicle – Senior Technical Specialist at BorgWarner.
Now offered as part of Proto Labs' industrial 3D printing services, PolyJet technology provides product designers and engineers with the ability to manufacture elastomeric and overmolded prototypes without investing in tooling.
Enerpac’s SPMT600 Series Self-Propelled Modular Transporter (SPMT) is a three-axle per trailer modular system featuring a minimized height, slim design and remote wireless control operation capabilities, making it highly suitable for operating in confined spaces.
Lightweighting, direct fuel injection and turbocharging have been vital to achieving significant improvements in performance and efficiency; however, mechanical solutions alone cannot solve these challenges, says Dana CTO George Constand. Integrated electronics and software solutions are key for overall system design strategies.
Laminated metal designed to reduce vibrations and noise transmission in metal constructions, internal combustion engines, vehicle bodies, washing machines and office machines, dB Engineering’s Noiseless Metal consists of two sheets of metal bonded together by a thin viscoelastic damping layer.
The head-up display (HUD) has already logged more than 27,000 km during testing in the Continental InnovationTruck. Augmented-reality HUDs for heavy trucks are also on the way, says Continental's Jennifer Wahnschaff.
Federal-Mogul Powertrain’s (Southfield, MI) new process for ranking the corrosion resistance of diesel cylinder liner materials will enable it to supply even more durable components for the most challenging applications.
Workhorse has released the W-15 E-REV pickup truck dedicated to the light-duty fleet truck market. To meet customers needs nationwide, Workhorse partnered with Ryder System for distribution and service.
Designed to meet the future needs of global markets, the 13.6-L engine from John Deere Power Systems offers customers increased efficiency, installation flexibility and power in a more compact package.