Its redesigned body structure includes sides with wide use of high-strength steel. The SUV receives Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Acceptable rating in small overlap front test, Good ratings in other crash tests, and Advanced rating for optional precollision system with automatic braking.
Security is becoming a major factor for automakers, driven by several of the dominant industry trends. Connectivity and increasing volumes of software are among the factors prompting many design teams to partner with security specialists.
With over 800 technical papers focused on powertrain, and three days of high-value expert discussions, the 2014 SAE World Congress is a must for anyone working to advance vehicle fuel efficiency and emissions reduction. And there’s a two-day advanced ICE symposium to kick it off.
The ANKOR Hydraulics hard chrome process from Enthone delivers corrosion resistance while offering a more sustainable alternative to other high-efficiency, etch-free hard chrome processes for hydraulics/fluid power applications.
Shown at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, the concept uses a new construction method that brings together lightweight steels, a lightweight carbon fiber reinforced plastic structure, and power from a hydrogen fuel cell.
Elysium Inc.’s CADfeature 11.3 is a new browser-enhanced, feature-based program for repairing, migrating, and reporting on product engineering data that is exchanged within manufacturing organizations and their supply chains.
Donaldson’s Automotive Venting Solutions, which offer a variety of materials and configurations to meet the needs of automotive system suppliers, will be displayed at the SAE 2014 World Congress April 8-10 in Detroit.
The Miniscan IRXpert analyzer from AMETEK Petrolab Co. is a portable multi-fuel analyzer for gasoline, diesel, and biodiesel blends incorporating mid-IR and near-IR spectroscopy to achieve accuracy of fuel properties. It will be displayed a the SAE 2014 World Congress in Detroit April 8-10.
Greater fuel efficiency and low emission requirements have grown into such an urgent imperative in aircraft design that it often overshadows an equally significant factor in air travel—noise. Airbus shows that it’s possible to infuse acoustic simulation into design processes from beginning to end, giving engineers the acoustic simulation intelligence they need to create quieter aircraft, according to Free Field Technologies.