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Overcoming EV Drivetrain Testing Challenges

Transportation markets have seen a tremendous surge of interest in hybrid and electric vehicle technology. To gain the promised efficiency benefits and green profile of these vehicles, it is...

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Cadillac Reveals 2025 CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing with More Tech

While Cadillac is hurtling toward its electric-only future with five EVs either in-production or announced, the V-series of ICE performance vehicles — celebrating its...

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Regulations/Standards

Cummins’ New Mid-Displacement Turbos Quieter and More Efficient

Cummins announced its seventh-generation series HE250 and HE300 wastegate turbochargers for medium displacement on- and off-highway commercial engines. The turbos are...

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Power

Perkins Bets Big on Smaller Engine for Off-Highway Machines

Perkins Powertrain announced its all-new engine series for off-highway applications, launching the 2600 Series 13-liter engine at a press event in London where SAE Media was in...

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Technology Report
Power

Magna Shows off Electric Offroad Powertrain, In-Cabin Tech

If a mid-20th century engineer could time travel and see Magna’s electric off-road powertrains, they might ask “why is the rear differential so gigantic?” But that’s no...

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Imaging

SAE International Extends Call for Abstracts, Seeks Submissions for AeroTech Conference

Engineering Events staff at SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, have extended the call for abstracts through September 21 for the...

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Connectivity

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...

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Editorial
Electronics & Computers

Combustion Engines Carry on in Construction

A recent virtual panel discussion reminded me that we ought not forget the propulsion workhorse of our industries: the good ol’ diesel engine. It’s sometimes easy to forget in the...

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Imaging

Softing Supports a Standardized Diagnostic Protocol

On-board diagnostics (OBD) is required to monitor emissions-related components such as heavy-duty diesel engines and their emissions control systems. Though the use of electric drives...

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Automotive

After a 30-Year Hiatus, Jeep Remakes the Wagoneer

You won’t have a hard time distinguishing the all-new 2022 Jeep Wagoneer from the old one. Automotive design and engineering have moved on dramatically in 30 years, even if the...

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Manned Systems

Mecalac Designs Unique-Pivoting Swing Loader

Mecalac markets itself as an urban-equipment manufacturer, and the company’s focus on designing machines for constricted-space jobsites so prevalent in cities is manifested in the AS1600...

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Articles
Automotive

Engine Developers Increase Efforts to Decrease Fuel Usage

Engineers are leaving no stone unturned in their unceasing drive to improve fuel economy, leveraging electronics, monitoring airflow and using data from outside the vehicle....

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Power

Electric Machines Find Their Niche

Many players in the off-highway market are announcing electrification efforts. But why? To date, global regulatory programs have spurred off-highway technological innovations, to improve fuel economy...

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Weapons Systems

Allied Aircraft Piston Engines of World War II, 2nd Edition Has Been Expanded to Include New Images and Information

Originally published in 1995 and held in high regard, Allied Aircraft Piston Engines of World War II is Graham White’s...

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Technology Report
Power

Engine Researchers: 50% Gasoline-Engine Efficiency in Sight

Speaking at the SAE High-Efficiency IC Engine Symposium preceding this week’s WCX19 conference in Detroit, the lead researcher for a long-running, Delphi Technologies-directed...

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Propulsion

Why JLR Is Giving Its Newest Range Rover Straight-6 Power

The market may have been surprised by Jaguar Land Rover’s decision to offer the latest Range Rover with an I-6 gasoline engine, but it’s been on the company’s development...

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Aerospace

AVIC Subsidiary Continental Aerospace Will Power the Upcoming Diamond DA50, Expands into Electric Propulsion

Continental Aerospace Technologies (Continental) of Mobile Alabama – a subsidiary of Beijing-based Aviation Industry...

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Road Ready
Propulsion

2019 Chevrolet Blazer: Sharply Styled and Right-Sized for the Voracious SUV Market

Leaving its dirt roots in the past, the all-new 2019 Chevrolet Blazer is a stylish, on-road-focused 2-row SUV that slots between Chevy’s Equinox and...

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Electronics & Computers

Delphi Injects Life into Diesel

Delphi Technologies is predicting a period of unprecedented change for the truck and off-highway powertrain markets. However, chief technology officer Mary Gustanski reports that the company is more than...

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Technical Innovation
Green Design & Manufacturing

Cummins Unveils PowerDrive Hybrid-Electrics, Euro 7 Diesel Concept

As vehicle and equipment manufacturers continue to move away from pure diesel power, Cummins has unveiled a suite of plug-in hybrid-electric powertrain solutions under...

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Regulations/Standards

Airlines for America and SAE International Recognize Lufthansa Technik, 3D.aero for Nondestructive Testing Innovation

Officials at SAE International in Warrendale, Pa., and Airlines for America (A4A) in Washington are recognizing...

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Unmanned Systems

SAE International Debuts AS13006, Process Control Methods Aerospace Standard

SAE International in Warrendale, Pa., has published AS13006: Process Control Methods, a new standard with guidance material to support specific aerospace engine...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Big Data and Next-Gen Prognostics for Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Diagnostics have been around for a long time and are well understood and standardized. Huge amounts of diagnostic data have piled up over the years; fortunately, the data is...

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All-New, Unibody 2019 Chevy Blazer Aims for Stylish On-Road Capability

Chevrolet took the wraps off its all-new 2019 Blazer in mid-June, as the front-engine, FWD/AWD D-segment midsze SUV is charged with filling a gap in the Chevy lineup,...

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Power

Navistar's Latest SuperTruck Features Emerson's Electric HVAC

An innovative Emerson electric HVAC system provides more cooling capacity than the prior 48-volt system on Navistar’s CatalIST high-efficiency demonstration commercial...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Chevrolet Delivers a Bombshell with First-Ever 4-Cylinder for Fullsize Pickups

The latest act in the carefully-choreographed unveiling of the 2019 Chevy Silverado that goes on sale this fall is the first four-cylinder engine ever offered...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Avoiding EMI

Aircraft produced and operated today increasingly rely electrical and electronic equipment to perform various functions. If one of these electronic functions were to fail, the impact felt by, say, a passenger jet could be...

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Road Ready
Power

All-New 2019 Ram 1500 Launches with a Bed-Load of Innovations

FiatChrysler’s Ram 1500 pickup doesn’t top the fullsize-pickup sales charts (never mind the Detroit Three automakers still insist on obfuscating what to everyone else...

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Design

Integration Can Simplify Motor Development Process

Texas Instruments aims to simplify the design process for the growing number of electric motors used in hybrids and in applications like electric power steering. TI recently unveiled a...

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