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SAE International Announces CEO Termination

SAE International’s Board of Directors today announced the dismissal of Dr. David Schutt from his role as CEO. The decision, reached yesterday and voted on unanimously by the board, follows a formal investigation that revealed behaviors and actions inconsistent with the organization’s code of conduct, culture, and values.

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Automotive

The US Needs More Engineers. What’s the Solution?

A sustained, coordinated, and multipronged approach involving both public and private sector players is the single best way to ensure a continuous supply of skilled professionals.

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Supplier Eye
Propulsion

Moons Aligning

So far this decade, our industry has been heavily impacted by an endless stream of calamities. When impacted in isolation, dealing with a pandemic, weather disasters, supply- chain disruptions, ICE-to-BEV transition...

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Editorial
AR/AI

Deere’s Ingredients for Innovation

At John Deere’s inaugural Tech Summit this past spring in Austin, Texas – the location of one of the company’s micro-technology hubs and a recently purchased farm on which to conduct R&D...

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Internet of Things

Powertrain, Electronics Lead Tech-Paper Topics at SAE’s WCX 2023

With engineers converging in mid-April for the 2023 WCX conference in Detroit, technical-paper presentations continue as the backbone of SAE’s annual congress.

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Design

The Ford We Didn’t Know

Ford CEO Jim Farley exposed significant product-development lapses during his company’s fourth-quarter-2022 earnings call on February 2. Ford’s 4Q profit performance was no-excuses dismal. Its causes, he...

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Regulations/Standards

Wolfspeed, ZF to Collaborate on New Uses of Silicon Carbide

Leading silicon carbide chipmaker Wolfspeed joined German officials to announce construction of what it said would be the world’s largest silicon carbide device factory. The...

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Power

Preview: SAE 2021 WCX

SAE International’s 2021 WCX event will unfold entirely online April 13-15 with hundreds of technical paper presentations and insights from top mobility-industry leaders, who will share their perspectives on...

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Defense

Aerospace & Defense, Maintenance, Manufacturing Embrace Cloud, SaaS

Cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) adoption is up across aerospace & defense (A&D), energy, engineering, manufacturing, and field service globally. The...

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Propulsion

New Design for 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport as Brand Awaits Alliance’s New Platforms and Products

The 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport carries over with no mechanical changes compared to the 2019 model. But its new face – part of...

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Software

Honda Brings ‘Totalled’ SUV to Auto Show Floor to Highlight Latest Advances in Crash-Safety Engineering

Most of the gleaming product gracing auto shows has been meticulously prepared for public display. In an unusual move, Honda...

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Manned Systems

An OBE for the SAE

Perhaps it’s not surprising that someone who joined a professional engineering society at age 16 would eventually lead one. And so, Paul Mascarenas seems an ideal fit as SAE International’s 2019 president. It’s...

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Manned Systems

Nomination Period Now Open for SAE International Aerospace Engineering Awards

Every year, SAE International seeks to recognize the outstanding individuals for their commitment to the mobility industry. Among the nearly 60 professional...

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Connectivity

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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Regulations/Standards

NASA Backs Commercialization of Human Spaceflight, Commercial Marketplace in LEO

NASA officials in Washington continue to invest in private-public partnerships to help foster commercial space activity with the selection of 13 companies...

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Editorial
Design

Engineers Are Re-Engineering Ford

When your market share has plummeted more than two percentage points since 2013, your product range is growing cobwebs, your dealers are screaming for new models and you’ve recently lost one of your...

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Connectivity

A Career in Aviation and Advocacy Takes Flight

For as long as he can remember, Ryan Gibson has wanted to work in the aircraft industry. Raised in an aviation family—his grandfather trained pilots during World War II, his father was a...

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Automotive

Muñoz, 2018 SAE Foundation Honoree, Discusses Importance of STEM Education

Nissan’s Chief Performance Officer, José Muñoz, will be amongst those honored at the SAE Foundation 2018 Annual Celebration on May 18. He will receive the...

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Unmanned Systems

SAE WCX17 Preview

On the centennial of the Society of Automotive Engineers’ first “Annual Meeting” in 1917, the organization is evolving the mobility sector’s all-encompassing collaborative gathering—long known as World...

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Aerospace

Bob Lutz: What Makes a Great Engineer?

Throughout the 2016 documentary film Live Another Day about the fall and rise of the Detroit-3 automakers, former GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz shows the insight and enthusiasm that made him one of the...

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Technology Report
Connectivity

Unstoppable Formula-SAE Team Leader Earns Rumbaugh Award

An uncertain product development budget didn’t derail the Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU)’s Formula SAE team from scoring the school’s highest overall finish in...

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AR/AI

SAE 2014 Convergence: Adapting to Millennials Important to Workforce

As Baby Boomers retire, the Millennial generation is crucial to the engineering workforce.

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Unmanned Systems

Leading Ford’s Drive for Innovation

Filling the void left by 32-year Ford veteran Paul Mascarenas, Dr. Ken Washington (SAE member, 2014), former Vice President of the Space Technology Advanced Research and Development Laboratories at...

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Design

Ford Announces Changes to Senior Leadership Team

Ford Motor Co. announced Tuesday that Paul Mascarenas, Chief Technical Officer and Vice President, Research and Advanced Engineering, will retire after 32 years at Ford, effective Oct. 1....

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Ford Announces Mulally Scholarship Program

Ford Motor Co. announced Thursday the establishment of the Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship. The scholarship fund, a $1 million program that provides financial assistance to...

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Automotive

Volkswagen Group of America Names New EVP of Group Quality

Volkswagen Group of America has named Stefan Schüller as its new Executive Vice President of Group Quality, effective July 1.

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Materials

Chrysler Names New Head of Product Planning

Chrysler recently announced the appointment of Benjamin Winter as the new NAFTA Head of Product Planning. With this appointment, he is also named to the Chrysler Group Leadership Team. The...

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Design

Clegg to Lead GM's North America Manufacturing

General Motors announced Tuesday several personnel changes in leadership. Cathy Clegg was appointed Vice President of North America Manufacturing, effective July 1. Clegg will lead more than...

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Power

Patton Named Executive Vice President of DIAM’s Engineering Division

Denso announced Thursday the promotion of Doug Patton to Executive Vice President of Engineering and Chief Technical Officer of Denso International America Inc....

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