Girish Parvate-Patil, works for Caterpillar Inc. as an Engineering Team Leader on marine propulsion systems. He is accountable for overall leadership and direction on engineering-related activities of marine products with respect to supply chain, design, documentation, time, and cost.
The result of five years of development work, the range of 2-4 tonne machines are said to deliver increased control, a larger cab with improved operator comfort, along with lower weight for ease of transportation.
The four-year Clean High-Efficiency Diesel Engine (CHEDE) program is using a variety of new technologies and research findings to progress to a super-efficient, low-emitting heavy-duty diesel engine system with 55% brake thermal efficiency.
A week prior to officially revealing its new N67 200 kVA Stage V solution installed on a genset frame concept at the Middle East Electricity show, FPT Industrial gave a sneak peek of the generator—in virtual form—to select international media at Pregnana Milanese, where about 90% of the company’s engines for power generation are produced.
The challenges of climate change and energy security require a continuous effort toward reduction of global environmental pollution and fossil oil consumption. To meet greenhouse gas (GHG) emission targets and to decrease oil dependency, overall energy consumption of vehicles must be substantially reduced.
A host of new light and medium-duty truck rollouts are increasing competition and giving vocational truck customers a broader range of options. OEMs are focused on improving customer comfort and making it simpler for upfitters to customize vehicles.
AKG of America’s research and development center at its Mebane, North Carolina, facility hosted a grand opening in February that features a new water/glycol thermal shock test stand for product validation.
The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan’s largest technology R&D institution, has announced a new material designed to increase cycle life and improve recyclability of lithium batteries.
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.
Nikola Motor Company named Bosch and PowerCell Sweden AB as primary suppliers in the development of the fuel-cell system for the Nikola Two day-cab Class 8 hydrogen-electric truck targeted for 2021 production.