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Connectivity

The Challenging Legal Environment of AI

“Holy cats. What happens when this stuff goes wrong?”

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Technology Report
Manned Systems

Europe Steps Back from 2035 ICE Ban

In a surprising move that paves the way for the European Union’s adoption of a mandate to eliminate vehicle CO2 emissions, on March 25 the EU reached an agreement with Germany to step back from a...

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Editorial
Energy

Response to More-Rigid NOx and GHG Regs

The new low-NOx standards are part of the EPA’s Clean Trucks Plan that also includes “Phase 3” greenhouse gas standards for HD vehicles beginning in MY 2027.

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News
Regulations/Standards

The Battle over EV Value-Add Has Begun

A critical industry transition is underway that some already are viewing as an impending battle. At stake is supplier value-add share versus that of OEMs as light-vehicle propulsion formats shift...

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News
Green Design & Manufacturing

SAE WCX 2022: The Road to Zero Emissions Has Many Lanes

Emissions are currently one of the hottest macro topics across the automotive industry. Governments around the world are ramping up regulations over the coming decades to reduce...

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News
Electronics & Computers

Automotive Cybersecurity Needs Serious Work

According to the BlackBerry 2021 Threat Report, which looks at cybersecurity threats of all types on a global basis, “modern automobiles are effectively insecure networks.” The authors...

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Articles
Unmanned Systems

'Level 2+': Making Automated Driving Profitable, Mainstream

Soon after SAE International released its J3016 “Levels of Automated Driving” standard in January 2014, engineers and product planners working in automated-vehicle...

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News
Energy

Strategy Reset

Entering a post-COVID phase may seem easy compared to the required actions and commitments the industry faced just a couple of months ago. Collectively, the ecosystem of OEMs, suppliers, dealers and even consumers...

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Q&A
Power

Regulatory Landscape Challenges Commercial-Vehicle Engine Development

Regulations like California’s recent Advanced Clean Trucks rule, which calls for every new truck sold in the state to be zero-emission by 2045, will drive...

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Articles
Robotics, Automation & Control

Playing Defense⁠ — Uncertain Regulations Stall the Implementation of Counter-UAS Technology in The U.S.

A raft of companies have emerged to provide counter-UAS technologies, but challenges remain.

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Articles
Power

New EU Patent System Could Unify and Simplify Process

To engineers who are developing autonomous vehicle (AV) technologies, the legal landscape around innovation can look increasingly complex. And the patent path may seem daunting. But...

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News
Regulations/Standards

GM’s Cruise Unveils Dedicated Self-Driving Vehicle Built for Upgradable Hardware

In 2016, General Motors acquired Cruise Automation, thereby launching its self-driving business. After four years using modified Chevrolet Bolt...

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News
Manned Systems

Extending the ICE Age: GM’s Ken Morris Lives the Real Pace of the Powertrain Revolution

As part of the cover story on the future of vehicle propulsion in the July/August 2019 edition of Automotive Engineering magazine, this article is...

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News
Imaging

New Zealand and LeoLabs Establish the First Low-Earth Orbit Regulatory Platform

LeoLabs, Inc. of Menlo Park, California has deployed the world's first dedicated regulatory platform for low-Earth orbit (LEO): the Space Regulatory and...

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News
Regulations/Standards

DIN and SAE International Release a Primer for Automated Vehicle Terminology

In current discussions surrounding the AV industry, specific terms are frequently misrepresented or used in multiple contexts. To establish common language for...

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News
Electronics & Computers

SAE Course Delivers an Introduction to the Latest Aviation Cybersecurity Essentials

As of 2019, the only acceptable mean of compliance (AMC) for U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and European Union Aviation Safety Agency aviation...

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News
Manned Systems

Department of Transportation Asks for Public Input Regarding Relaxing AV Regulations

To better engage with developers of autonomous vehicles (AVs), the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is looking to remove unnecessary regulation that...

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News
Manned Systems

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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News
Connectivity

Next-Generation Crash Recorders Integral to Aviation Cybersecurity

On the cybersecurity front, EASA has issued a new notice of proposed amendment (NPA) related to an earlier RTCA document, DO-326A, which came out in 2014. Because...

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News
Regulations/Standards

WCX 2019: Regulators Grapple with Autonomous Challenges

The long reach of autonomous vehicles clearly extends to the regulatory environment, which will undergo changes that are as significant as those seen in the discipline of...

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News
Manned Systems

National Space Council Receives Report on Human Spaceflight in Low-Earth Orbit

As requested by the National Space Council; NASA, the Department of State, and the Department Commerce have submitted a report outlining future opportunities...

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News
Aerospace

United Technologies Completes Acquisition of Rockwell Collins, Sheds Non-Aero Business Units

This week, United Technologies Corporation (UTC) of Farmington, Connecticut announced the completion of its acquisition of Cedar Rapids,...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Fokker Uses ZwickRoell Creep Testing Machines to Test for Hydrogen Embrittlement on Landing Gear Components

Aerospace manufacturers walk a metaphorical balance beam to continually develop and produce stronger, more efficient materials...

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News
Manned Systems

Soyuz MS-10 Launch Abort Prompts Investigation into Booster Anomaly

NASA officials in Washington are pledging to conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of an anomaly with a rocket booster on the Soyuz MS-10 manned spacecraft,...

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News
Transportation

Scooter, scat? 

The widening concept of Shared Active Transportation (SAT) encompasses a variety of configurations of small vehicles rented for short distances or brief durations to facilitate urban mobility and includes docked and...

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Technology Report
Regulations/Standards

Schaeffler Debuts New Mover Concept at Detroit Symposium

As part of its 11th Schaeffler Symposium, the Tier 1 supplier debuted a new urban, e-mobility vehicle concept called the “Schaeffler Mover.” The symposium, held once every...

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Application Briefs
Defense

Inertial Measurement Unit

Silicon Sensing Systems Ltd.
Plymouth, UK
+44 0 1752 723330
www.siliconsensing.com

Silicon Sensing Systems Ltd's latest DMU30 inertial measurement unit (IMU) has been chosen to provide highly...

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Test & Measurement

GM Pushes for Industry Standards as It Readies More EVs, AVs

General Motors’ electrified, autonomous vehicle future is about to hit overdrive—with related industry standards playing a vital role in the transformation.

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Application Briefs
Defense

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

AeroVironment, Inc.
Monrovia, CA
626-357-9983
www.avinc.com

AeroVironment, Inc. a manufacturer of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for both military and commercial applications, received a contract...

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