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Advancing HMI Development of ADAS and Active Safety Systems

The advancement of vehicles with enhanced safety and infotainment features has made evaluating human-machine interfaces (HMI) in modern commercial and industrial vehicles...

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Power

Electronic Torque Limiting Boosts Machine Productivity

Electrification isn’t just a matter of switching out the diesel engine for an electric motor. It requires a thorough review of connected systems – particularly the hydraulic...

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Technical Innovation
Power

Danfoss and Sany Extend Electrification of Off-Highway Machines

At Bauma 2022 in Munich, Germany, Danfoss revealed that its electrified powertrain system was driving a new electric crawler crane, the Sany SCE800TB-EV. This will be...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Hydraulic Fluids Evolve to Meet Critical Equipment-Design Trends

Driven by a number of factors, hydraulic equipment such as excavators, lifts, presses, bulldozers, cranes, injection molding equipment and more are rapidly evolving to...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

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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Original Equipment
Power

HEVI Launches Lineup of Electric Off-Highway Equipment

Greenland Technologies Holding Corporation has announced the launch of HEVI Equipment, a new brand of industrial machinery. The HEVI Equipment moniker is a rebranding of...

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Original Equipment
Transportation

Caterpillar Launches Next Generation M-Series Compact Wheel Loaders

Caterpillar has announced the launch of its next generation M-Series compact wheel loaders. These models will replace the existing 906, 907 and 908 models and feature...

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Unmanned Systems

Homing in on STEM Innovation

Constraints are sometimes just new ways to open doors. High school senior Victor Cai (above), an 18-year-old from Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania, learned this lesson working on a short-range, narrow-bandwidth...

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Automotive

Hyundai Enters the Metaverse Via Its PnD Technology

When Facebook announced last October that it was changing its name to Meta, most wondered whether people would want to spend as much time in a virtual world as they do on the platforms...

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Original Equipment
Automotive

Hyundai CE Launches Next-Gen Electric Forklift

The 2.5-ton B-X electric forklift employs the company’s first application of lithium-iron-phosphate batteries.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

5-Axis Machining Center

Honeycutt Manufacturing made a major investment in a 5-axis universal machining center.

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Power

A Resonant Solution for Fast, Flexible EV Charging

The infrastructure of 400V charging stations has been massively expanded in Europe, with some 400 locations in place and more on the way. However, 800V vehicles currently are left out...

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Power

Internal Combustion: Once More, with Feeling

Following its 2020 acquisition of Delphi Technologies, BorgWarner now has a vast portfolio of internal-combustion engine (ICE) foundation components, everything from fuel- and air-handling...

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Technical Innovation
Power

Partnering to Produce Fuel-Cell-Electric Trucks

A first-of-its-kind propulsion alternative for transporting products between ports, warehouses and distribution centers is on the horizon. “The Class 6 fuel-cell-electric vehicle (FCEV)...

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Manned Systems

Shifting Design of Autonomous Architectures

The controls for fully autonomous trucks must deal with inputs from a number of sensors, analyzing this data and taking actions that enable the vehicle to complete its route safely and...

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Software

Low-Latency Cameras, Onboard Computing Combine to Advance Operator Assistance

Modern industrial machines have been using cameras for years to improve visibility and eliminate blind spots. With the introduction of Ethernet cameras, an...

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Technical Innovation
Connectivity

How HMI Displays Impact Operator Productivity in Industrial Vehicles

The latest research indicates that well-integrated HMI (human-machine interface) systems lead to more attentive users that better retain task-related information and...

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Manned Systems

Electrification Takes (Some Of) the Load

The heavy-duty commercial vehicle community is taking a keener look at electrification. Several trends are driving this move, and not only emissions regulations. True, a number of large cities,...

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Manned Systems

Making the Case for Battery-Electric Fleet Power

Battery-electric power is drawing more and more applications to commercial and heavy-duty fleets as the zero emission technology edges closer to a tipping point.

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Manned Systems

Axial Piston Pumps

Hawe Hydraulics plans to show a variety of axial piston pumps at ConExpo/IFPE 2014, including the new V60N-130 pump type that is a member of the well-established V60N series. The company claims that the V60N-130 pump, in...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

High-Pressure Spiral Hose

The EC600 X-FLEX high-pressure spiral hose from Eaton (Eden Prairie, MN) is designed for demanding applications that require very high-pressure performance in small areas, including construction, mining and industrial equipment. At 50% of the SAE 100R15 bend radius, the hose’s flexibility makes installation in tight...

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Energy

Compact Pressure Sensors

For forklift trucks, telehandlers, and other logistical vehicles, the trend is moving toward more power in a smaller installation space and Rexroth supports this development with its PR4 series 10 pressure sensors....

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Connectivity

2016 SAE Congress: Innovation Stars at 8th Annual GAMIC Awards

Novel technologies from Michigan-based companies were standouts in the 8th annual Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge (GAMIC). The founders of these winning...

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Manned Systems

Specialty-Material Seal

Zurcon Glyd Ring D from Trelleborg Sealing Solutions offers a combination of improved sealing performance and service life, through optimized contact pressure and minimized heat generated from friction. To achieve...

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Energy

Pressure Switch

Gems Sensors & Controls’ Model PS61P OEM subminiature pressure switch offers reliable medium-to-high pressure monitoring within space-constrained applications. The design incorporates a hardened alloy steel piston...

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Imaging

Hydraulic Controls

Flex VUE from Magnetek provides operators with advanced communications and proportional control in a rugged, handheld product. The high-resolution color display keeps operators apprised of various system status and...

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