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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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Energy

Westport Awarded LNG Development Program

Westport Fuel Systems announced that it has been awarded a development program by a global heavy truck manufacturer to adapt its LNG HPDI fuel system to meet Euro 7 emissions requirements for...

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Energy

SAE Updates Gasoline Fuel-Injection Standards, Additions Expected

The Gasoline Fuel Injection Standards Committee (GFISC) plays a pivotal role in developing and maintaining SAE’s Standards, Recommended Practices (RP) and Information...

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Propulsion

JCB Debuts Clean-Sheet Hydrogen Combustion Engine

JCB unveiled their clean-sheet hydrogen combustion engine, the 448 ABH2, at CONEXPO 2023 in Las Vegas. The company is touting their engine as a zero-emissions solution for construction...

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Power

Liebherr Goes All in on Hydrogen Fuel

At the Bauma conference in late October, Liebherr displayed two prototype H2-fueled engines, the H964 and H966, to showcase its hydrogen-engine technology. Each prototype employed a different...

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Technical Innovation
Green Design & Manufacturing

Kohler Doubles down on ICE Development

Kohler announced a new strategy at the Bauma 2022 expo – the company aims to transform itself from a power producer into an energy supplier. “Our business transformation is focused on providing...

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Power

Ford Puts More ‘Super’ into the All-New 2023 Super Duty

Customer woes had the full attention of the teams developing Ford’s 2023 Super Duty. But when the all-new truck reached the testing phase, another human stressor surfaced....

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Road Ready
Motion Control

NAIAS 2022: Seventh-Generation of Ford Mustang Is Highest Performer Yet

The exterior visuals still emphasize a long hood and a short deck, but the V8-powered 2024 Mustang GT’s mammoth air intakes are a telltale that things have...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

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...

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Power

Powertrain, Propulsion Lead Tech-Paper Topics at SAE’s WCX 2022

For 2022, advanced powertrain/propulsion-related topics continued to dominate the categories of published SAE technical papers, more than doubling the number of papers in...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

Ultrasonics to Keep Lidar Clean

Mobility engineers often note that autonomous vehicles are only as good as their sensors and the algorithms within. But the reliability and driving precision of an AV involves an equally important factor:...

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Energy

Mahle Reveals ‘Fits All’ Modular and Scalable Integrated Hybrid Powertrain

Mahle is developing a complete “fits all, off-the-shelf” modular hybrid-drive propulsion system for a wide range of automakers’ models, designed to cut...

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Road Ready
Power

2020 Hyundai Palisade: New Chassis, Atkinson V6

The three-row 2020 Hyundai Palisade’s strong, stable and quiet body structure serves as the starting point for ride quality, roll control and a quiet cabin. “We put a lot of resources...

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Technical Innovation
Manned Systems

Ford Revisits OHV Layout, Big Displacement for New Commercial-Truck V8

In a still-heated market for highly profitable heavy-duty pickups and commercial vehicles, Ford doesn’t intend to be outdone by General Motors’ and...

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Technology Report
Green Design & Manufacturing

Mercedes-AMG Extracts World-Record Power from New Four-Cylinder Engine

Mercedes-Benz engineers delight in setting new technology records—because they can then start a new program to break them. At Mercedes-AMG—the out-and-out...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

Heavy Capability for Chevy’s 2020 Silverado Heavy-Duty Pickups

That there are a staggering eight different trim levels for the new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD lineup says much about the importance the commercial-pickup segment holds...

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Road Ready
Green Design & Manufacturing

New V8, Big Towing, Trick Features and Tech for 2020 Chevy Silverado HD

With pickup trucks seemingly taking over the personal-vehicle market, it’s no surprise the Detroit Three automakers are devoting more attention than ever to the...

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Propulsion

2020 Ford Super Duty Debuts All-New 7.3-Liter Pushrod V8, 10-Speed Automatic

The 2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty will arrive with the heavy-duty pickup truck’s best-ever conventional, gooseneck, and fifth-wheel trailer towing and...

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Road Ready
Green Design & Manufacturing

2020 Toyota Corolla Sedan Gets a New Platform and Adds Premium Content, Hybrid Version on the Way

Toyota has revealed the 12th-generation Toyota Corolla sedan, bringing with it similar updates announced with the arrival of the hatchback...

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News
Unmanned Systems

Subaru 'Ascends' New Three-Row SUV on Global Platform

Fuji Heavy Industries has needed a competitive three-row utility for its Subaru brand since its first attempt, the slow-selling Tribeca, bowed out after 2014.

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What We’re Driving
Power

Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

It’s hardly a secret that Toyota’s Tacoma owns the midsize pickup market—both in raw sales and in perception. After a kinda-sorta redesign of the Tacoma for 2016, the TRD Pro model followed for 2017 to...

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Materials

What We’re Driving: 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

The most prominent recent brand-identifier for the FiatChrysler Dodge brand has been its outlandishly-powered Challenger SRT Hellcat and Demon. But they are cars, after all, and...

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Technology Report
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Stanadyne Pumps up the Volume

Although the auto sector continues to intensify its focus on electrification, planners and analysts remind almost daily that internal combustion-based propulsion will continue to the baseline for a decade or...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Le Mans 2018: Can Anyone Beat Toyota’s Hybrids?

Arguably the pinnacle of auto racing technology, the World Endurance Championship’s 24 Hours of Le Mans is in a period of transition for 2018-19. The FIA sanctioning body has dubbed...

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Briefs
Test & Measurement

Combustion Characteristics of Hydrocarbon Droplets Induced by Photoignition of Aluminum Nanoparticles

In the study of combustion characteristics of liquid rocket fuels, it is customary to either study the combustion of liquid fuel droplets...

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News
Power

Inner Secrets of the Toyota-Denso Heat Pump Revealed

The loss of winter driving range in electric vehicles equipped with conventional electric heating systems is well-documented—range being reduced by up to 60% and even more in severe...

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Briefs
Physical Sciences

Performance and Operability of a Dual-Cavity Flame Holder in a Supersonic Combustor

Supersonic combustion has been of interest for many years in order to support future Air Force hypersonic missions. The current generation of...

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