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Strategic Dialogue Crucial to Advancing Fleet Electrification

In the actively changing landscape of transportation, the electrification of fleets has emerged as a pivotal step towards a sustainable and clean energy future....

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Manned Systems

Bosch Begins Production of Fuel-Cell Power Modules for Nikola

At its oldest and largest location – a site long accustomed to manufacturing parts for combustion engines – Bosch is now producing what it calls the most complex system...

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Regulations/Standards

Europe’s Dust Buster

In a proposal submitted in November of 2022, the European Commission detailed its new Euro 7 vehicle emissions standard, which is widely expected to be approved by the European Parliament and Council and begin...

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Technical Innovation
Electronics & Computers

Rexroth Takes Aim at Electrification for Off-Highway Vehicles

Bosch Rexroth recently invited SAE Media to attend EMPAC, their Electrified Mobile Product & Application Conference in Schaumburg, Illinois. The show featured many of...

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Original Equipment
Manned 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...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

Global Emissions Regs Demand Differing Engine Strategies

Toxic tailpipe emissions and greenhouse gases (GHG) impact all nations, yet there is no global consensus on how to prioritize truck-engine emissions strategies. Emissions...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

New Solutions for Sanitizing Autonomous Vehicles

If not for the word “mucosalivary,” the following analysis could have come from a combustion-engine technical paper: “Recent work has demonstrated that exhalations, sneezes, and...

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Transportation

Supplier Tech Gets the Germs Out

Confidence in autonomous and rideshare mobility took a significant dive in 2020, as consumers shunned public transport due to the coronavirus pandemic. Technologies to safeguard the health and safety of...

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Energy

Marelli’s COVID-Killing Cabin Purifier

Marelli North America is offering a solution to the problem of interior air quality in shared-use/autonomous vehicles. The upgraded HVAC setup purifies passenger car cabin air, including the...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

Insights into Heavy-Duty Engine Design

Engine developers face numerous challenges in their work. When building the new clean-sheet design C3.6 engine, Caterpillar Industrial Power Systems considered several factors including customer...

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Motion Control

Cab Air Quality: A Critical Component of Operator Comfort

Review the design specs for any new haul truck, excavator, dozer or other off-road machine, and you’re not likely to find requirements related to cab air quality—yet....

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Automotive

Global Automakers in Canada Want an Industry Impact Assessment Before Shifting to a Single North American Emission Standard

Global Automakers of Canada (GAC) – which represents the Canadian interests of its 15 member companies from...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

Cleaner Trucks Initiative Starts NOx-Reduction Journey

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is in the beginning stages of establishing new NOx regulations for heavy-duty on-highway trucks. The agency is spurred by advances in...

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Regulations/Standards

Advancing Aftertreatment

Regulations in North America and Europe may have settled for the moment, but the pressure is still on for development in aftertreatment.

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Energy

SAE International Releases New Process for Measuring Aerosols in Aircraft Exhaust

SAE International, based in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, has published a new recommended practice for assessing the amount of nonvolatile particulate matter...

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Power

Solving the Propulsion Puzzle

Never has vehicle propulsion strategy been so dynamic—and hotly debated—as it is today. And nowhere will engineers working in this space find a better place to learn about future directions than at...

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Energy

Mazda Details Electrification Strategy, Confirms Rotary Engine’s Return

In an announcement from Japan this week, Mazda—one of the few established automakers to articulate a comprehensive longterm commitment to hybridization or...

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Manned Systems

Toyota Launches Second-Gen Fuel-Cell Class 8

At a late-July auto-industry conference in Michigan, Toyota revealed the second generation of its Project Portal prototype Class 8 heavy-duty truck driven electrically from fuel-cell power....

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Manned Systems

Paccar Reveals New and Future Tech at CES 2018

Although 2018 marked its first-ever presence at the enormously influential Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Paccar made sure it fit right in with the show’s technology- and...

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Energy

Green-Lighting Ford's "Clean" Technologies

As Ford Motor Co.'s Global Director of Vehicle Electrification and Infrastructure, Michael Tinskey eats, sleeps, and breathes sustainable mobility. His small group of "clean technologists" are...

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Connectivity

Chinese Suppliers Shift Focus to Services as Market Growth Slows

Chinese vehicle makers are altering their market strategies to cope with slower growth and increased competition. Many are focusing on services, often partnering with...

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Articles
Weapons Systems

Submersion and Directed Flow Cooling Technology for Military Applications

As the US military shifts from boots on the ground to drones in the sky, there will be an increasing need for computing power on foreign soil, under the sea and in the...

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Test & Measurement

Next-Generation Spectrometers for Rapid Analysis of Complex Mixtures

Molecules have internal motions that are characteristic of their structure and identity. These motions can be studied by spectroscopy in different regions of the...

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