Using AI and Machine Learning for Vehicle Inspection
At its inception in 2016, UVeye’s deep-learning technology was developed for the security industry to detect weapons and contraband. Applications in the mobility industry followed,...
News Semiconductors & ICs
Sensing Enters a New Era
More than 1.3 million people die on the world’s roadways each year and another 50 million are injured. While roadway safety has improved over time, all countries face formidable challenges in reducing the...
The Navigator Transportation
We Finally Have Some Data on ADAS!
For too long, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration took a laissez-faire approach to advanced driver-assistance systems and automated-driving systems.
Articles Test & Measurement
An Holistic Approach to Verifying Cybersecurity in Design
A powerful new generation of test and sim solutions aims to address specific security concerns associated with automotive designs.
Articles Manufacturing & Prototyping
Sensors Step Out While Startups Stutter
The Michigan Science Center in downtown Detroit was an appropriate venue for the recent 2022 AutoSens conference and exhibition.
Veoneer Shows Its Latest Safety and AV Tech
Veoneer CEO Jacob Svanberg gazes at a large flat-screen display from a demonstrator van’s second-row seat. The screen shows hundreds of colored dots, including a dozen purple pixels...
Original Equipment Mechanical & Fluid Systems
ACT Expo 2022 Roundup: Bollinger, Hyundai and Volvo Clean-Vehicle Updates
If there was any doubt that zero-emission work trucks are coming – and, really, there isn’t – the 2022 ACT Expo made it abundantly clear they’re on their...
News Motion Control
Hyundai Puts the N in Performance
Just a decade ago, the idea of Hyundai challenging the industry’s established performance brands would have elicited snickers from many executives and engineers. Hyundai’s best effort in the sports...
Air Force Propulsion Team Continues Flow Visualization Study
Team members with the 717th Test Squadron, 804th Test Group, Arnold Engineering Development Complex at Arnold Air Force Base are continuing to collect shadowgraph measurements...
INSIDER Test & Measurement
Joby Aviation Announces Acoustic Data from NASA Testing
AFWERX Agility Prime partner Joby Aviation, a California-based company developing an all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, recently completed developmental...
A-10 Warthog to Get New Mission Computer
Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S), a Raytheon Technologies business, was recently awarded a $46.2 million firm-fixed-price Project-Level Agreement under the SOSSEC Consortium’s AFLCMC...
Articles Manned Systems
Funding, Mandates Fuel Commercial-Vehicle Electrification
Government funding and electrification mandates are providing strong tailwinds for electric vehicle (EV) suppliers. But to optimize their transitions, fleet operators will have...
Original Equipment Power
HEVI Launches Lineup of Electric Off-Highway Equipment
Greenland Technologies Holding Corporation has announced the launch of HEVI Equipment, a new brand of industrial machinery. The HEVI Equipment moniker is a rebranding of...
Technical Innovation Power
Wireless Road Charging for EVs to Debut in 2023
Roadway-embedded wireless charging for electric vehicles is coming to a stretch of urban highway in Detroit, marking a pilot-program first on a U.S. public road. “Our electric vehicle...
News Sensors/Data Acquisition
Volvo Gets 'Gamey' with Info, Driver-Assist Warnings for Future EVs
As vehicles gain more and more technology such as infotainment, advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and electrification, there’s a corresponding need for ways...
Technology Report Power
Hyundai Engineers a Multi-Modal Electrified Mobility Future
Here’s a Hyundai vehicle that you’re likely not familiar with: It has LED headlamps at the front, a lithium-ion battery to drive its motor, a digital interface and is...
Virtual Flight-Test Campaign Paving Way for A321XLR’s First Flight
The construction and equipment installation phases for the three A321XLR flight-test aircraft are rapidly nearing completion in the FAL in Hamburg before the first of...
NASA to Increase Sustainable Aircraft Manufacturing with HiCAM
One of the aeronautical challenges of the 21st century is finding a way to quickly construct new, sustainable aircraft. Hi-Rate Composite Aircraft Manufacturing (HiCAM), one...
INSIDER Manufacturing & Prototyping
Lockheed Martin Breaks Ground on New Missile Facility
Lockheed Martin is investing in innovation, celebrating a milestone marking continued growth, and advancing capability in North Alabama at its Huntsville campus, as the company broke...
Articles Unmanned Systems
Real-Time Processors Key to the Zonal E/E Revolution
OEMs face major challenges with their vehicle architectures as they become more complex and unwieldy. They also want to speed up their innovation cycles while supporting intelligent...
Ultrasound Tech Offers Sophisticated Battery-Testing Intelligence
The production and supply of lithium-ion batteries for the global EV and stationary energy storage systems (ESS) markets is growing at an exponential rate. At the same...
Army Tests Limits of Improved Ribbon Bridge
In today’s ever-changing world, technology is advancing at lightning speed. For the U.S. Army, that means constantly evolving vehicles, weapons, and systems. With that in mind, the U.S. Army...
Bosch Tunes Its Business to Face Mobility’s Challenges
Components and systems that make up the heart of combustion-engine powertrains have long reigned as a major profit center for Bosch, and the company’s commitment to sustaining...
Electrification Forces Fresh Perspectives on Vehicle NVH
The quietness of EVs is, for many, a compelling selling point. But vehicles becoming inherently quieter overall hasn’t translated into making the job of noise abatement any...
INSIDER Test & Measurement
Aerospace Vehicle Survivability Facility Helps Reduce Aircraft Losses
The new National Defense Strategy will focus on the building of a more lethal military force, the strengthening of U.S. alliances while establishing new partnerships,...
INSIDER Unmanned Systems
US Army Tests Ground Robotics in Multinational Exercise
The U.S. Army’s most recent Soldier Operational Experiment (SOE) confirmed the value position of Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) in a coalition environment. This is a...
Road Ready Power
Cadillac Lyriq Spearheads GM’s EV Assault
The 2023 Cadillac Lyriq isn’t the first of GM’s new-age EVs to use the company’s all-encompassing Ultium lithium-ion battery “system” and all-new family of traction motors. That...
Technical Innovation Manned Systems
Lightning EMotors Adapts to Changing Electrification Market
A growing number of commercial truck fleets are moving to electric vehicles, driven partially by government mandates and support funding. For suppliers like Lightning eMotors,...
Road Ready Energy
Lotus Breaks out with New Eletre Electric SUV
Lotus Cars recently revealed its first SUV, which is itself a radical step for the purist British sportscar icon. But the new battery-electric Eletre also breaks ground in being Lotus’s...
Racetrack Simulation Hits the (Public) Road
Simulation techniques have become a vital tool in vehicle development, enabling shorter development time, fewer prototypes, and reduced costs. When used in motorsport, the advantages gained...
Technology Report AR/AI
Data Boom Drives Bosch to 10,000 Software Engineers in 2022
Ten thousand. That’s how many software engineers Bosch plans to hire worldwide in 2022. The Tier 1 giant needs software specialists as electrified, automated and connected...
Articles RF & Microwave Electronics
Positioning to Centimeter Level Improves Ag Productivity
Precision navigation, which is essential to autonomous machines, is knowing a moving vehicle’s absolute and relative position in 3D space accurately, reliably and repeatably....
Rocket Factory In-A-Box Missile Propulsion Anytime, Anywhere
AFRL’s Rocket Factory In-a-Box (RFIB) program is developing a mobile, containerized Solid Rocket Motor (SRM) production capability by aggregating revolutionary design and...
Air Force Expands Missile Signature Characterization Capabilities
The Advanced Missile Signature Center of the 718th Test Squadron, 804th Test Group, Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), has been helping the Department of...
INSIDER Manned Systems
Cygnus™ Spacecraft Successfully Boosts Orbit of International Space Station
Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft successfully boosted the orbit of the International Space Station (ISS). Docked to the ISS since...
Q&A Manufacturing & Prototyping
Allison Advances Commercial-Vehicle Electronic Controls
Allison Transmission continues to invest in and accelerate its electric-vehicle propulsion solutions, but it also remains committed to its conventional product portfolio, which the...
Application Briefs RF & Microwave Electronics
Full-Scale Micro-launcher Rocket
Micro-launchers such as Orbex Prime give satellite manufacturers a dedicated launch service, in contrast to larger, ‘rideshare’ launchers, where small satellites are often a secondary payload, and frequently face significant delays.
News Manufacturing & Prototyping
Unreliable Electronics Are the New Prince of Darkness
Younger engineers may be unfamiliar with Joseph Lucas Ltd., the infamous Tier-1 supplier of British automotive electrical and electronic woes. Lucas helped institutionalize, fairly...
Rivian R1T Analyzed by Teardown Expert
Rivian’s R1T is in big demand by both the public and the industry. OEMs are still scrambling to acquire their own examples of the pioneering, innovative electric pickup for competitive analysis...
Articles Manufacturing & Prototyping
Deere Advances In-Field Autonomy
John Deere got “really serious” about autonomy in 2019, according to Joe Liefer, senior product manager of autonomy at John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group. Three years later – after forming an...
Technical Innovation Energy
Hyliion, Cummins Collaborate on Electric and NG Range-Extender
A recent market report found that nearly 85% of the almost 250 U.S.-based transportation fleets surveyed plan to grow their use of clean-vehicle technologies over the next...
INSIDERRF & Microwave Electronics
University of Rochester Lab Creates New 'Reddmatter' Superconductivity Material...
INSIDERElectronics & Computers
MIT Report Finds US Lead in Advanced Computing is Almost Gone - Mobility...
Airbus Starts Testing Autonomous Landing, Taxi Assistance on A350 DragonFly...
Boeing to Develop Two New E-7 Variants for US Air Force - Mobility Engineering...
PAC-3 Missile Successfully Intercepts Cruise Missile Target - Mobility...
Air Force Pioneers the Future of Synthetic Jet Fuel - Mobility Engineering...
INSIDERElectronics & Computers
MIT Report Finds US Lead in Advanced Computing is Almost Gone
Driver-Monitoring: A New Era for Advancements in Sensor Technology
Manufacturing & Prototyping
Tailoring Additive Manufacturing to Your Needs: Strategies for...
How to Achieve Seamless Deployment of Level 3 Virtual ECUs for...
Specifying Laser Modules for Optimized System Performance
Electronics & Computers
Leveraging Machine Learning in CAE to Reduce Prototype Simulation and Testing