To reduce the weight of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica while meeting or exceeding crash test requirements and minimizing costs to the consumer, ArcelorMittal and ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks (AMTB) began co-engineering work with FCA US LLC in 2012 to identify applications that would meet all objectives.
Caterpillar unveiled its new articulated truck at ConExpo, focusing on the 745's re-engineered exoskeletal cab that is larger, quieter and incorporates operator-assist technologies such as fully automatic hoisting control.
SAE's Connect2Car Executive Leadership Forum is designed to promote high-level discussion of connectivity business models, technology insertion strategies and other issues concerning the fusion of the automotive and technology sectors.
Possibly one of the most significant things to so far come out of Auto Shenghai 2017 was courtesy of Volkswagen with the introduction of the I.D. CROZZ concept—the company’s first electrically powered crossover utility vehicle (CUV) based off the new Modular Electric Drive Matrix (MEB).
Eaton and Cummins announced a new joint venture, Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies, to design, develop, manufacture and service next-generation automated manual transmissions for heavy- and medium-duty commercial vehicles. The JV also includes current Eaton AMTs.
UniPhi from SimuQuest, Inc. (Ann Arbor, MI) is an intelligent power tool that frees up time for innovation by automating error-prone manual tasks in the design and development of vehicle control systems and software.