The company is well on its way increasing its market presence, with worldwide military products that include 1800 aircraft sold to 70 countries, with 145 operators and over 5 million flight hours accumulated.
Navistar CIO Terry Kline talks about the company’s vehicle connectivity strategy and its new over-the-air reprogramming for improved uptime, which it claims is an industry-first technology for heavy trucks.
The E-Fan X demonstrator will look at and explore all the challenges of developing a high-power propulsion system, including thermal effects, electric thrust management, altitude and dynamic effects on electric systems, and other issues such as electromagnetic compatibility. The objective is to push forward and mature the technology, performance, safety, and reliability of hybrid-electric technology.
Aerion and Skunk Works are already collaborating on the engineering of the AS2, while GE will be adapting one of its proven cores with a new low-pressure turbine to be fuel efficient at both subsonic and supersonic flight.
Large, traditional satellites require complex systems and often a dedicated launch vehicle to place them in orbit. The immense costs associated with these endeavors have led to growing demand for cost effective “nanosatellites.” A multitude of various companies are innovating and adapting to meet that demand, including Monroeville, NC-based CRP USA.
Built from the ground up in response to customer and dealer feedback, Caterpillar’s first-ever utility vehicle (UTV) models will be available in summer 2018 in both gasoline- and diesel-powered versions.
Being able to take advantage of a third stream of air that can be modulated to adapt an engine's performance across the flight envelope allows a fighter to access an on-demand increase in thrust or to smoothly shift to highly efficient operations during cruise.
Due to greater demand for lighter weight products to reduce fuel consumption, carbon dioxide emissions, and cost, industries are continuously improving existing products. The net shape capability of emerging technologies presents challenges to traditional casting design, which begs the question: can existing casting methods continue as an industry staple while methodologies improve?
Cybersecurity, batteries, fuel cell power, and autonomous technologies are addressed by the Director of the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering (TARDEC) in a Q&A with SAE Magazines.
Truck and off-highway manufacturers can benefit from in-process testing (IPT) to compete on a 4.0 footing, according to Sciemetric. IPT and today’s data management and analysis tools offer a relatively easy starting point to boost the intelligence of manufacturing plants.