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WCX 2024: Traditional OEMs Vs. Startups: Report to Cite Strengths, Weaknesses

An SAE white paper on the different engineering approaches taken by traditional automakers and recent arrivals indicates that each category is remarkably...

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Transportation

SAE ITC EVPKI Consortium™ Welcomes New Member Rivian

We’re thrilled to announce that Rivian has joined the Electric Vehicle Public Key Infrastructure Consortium (EVPKI Consortium)

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Supplier Eye
Manufacturing & Prototyping

We've Been Here Before

For a couple of decades, virtually every global original equipment manufacturer spent significant capital and attention raising their sales/production profile in China. It became the world’s largest light...

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Technology Report
Manufacturing & Prototyping

CES: VinFast Previews Wild Concept Truck

VinFast used its third appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to introduce three new electric vehicles, including a midsize pick-up truck concept and a small CUV bound for the...

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Supplier Eye
Power

'Scaling' EVs Won’t Come Easy

Regular readers of Supplier Eye will note that this author tries to outline the positives and the negatives of supplier strategies. It’s a moving target. A recent deluge of negative headlines with...

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Test & Measurement

IAA Mobility 2023: Munich Engages Mobility in All Forms

New definitions of “mobility” have been floating around in the automotive industry for years. Still, the IAA Mobility 2023 exposition in Munich, Germany, made absolutely clear...

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AR/AI

Automaker Coalition Plans High-Power Charging Network to Rival Tesla's

In an announcement that could change the balance of power in the still-formative EV charging- station race, seven global automakers said they will work together to...

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Manned Systems

Hopeful but Closer Scrutiny for SAE Level 4 Automation

As the auto industry and its suppliers, along with technology developers and startups, recalibrate for what appears to be a new and more pragmatic phase of automated-driving...

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Manned Systems

May Mobility Starts ADA-Compliant AV Transit for Rural Area

Automated-driving system developer May Mobility confirmed in late September that it launched what it called the first public-transit project to deploy American Disability Act...

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Connectivity

Bosch Tunes Its Business to Face Mobility’s Challenges

Components and systems that make up the heart of combustion-engine powertrains have long reigned as a major profit center for Bosch, and the company’s commitment to sustaining...

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Technology Report
Energy

Hyundai Engineers a Multi-Modal Electrified Mobility Future

Here’s a Hyundai vehicle that you’re likely not familiar with: It has LED headlamps at the front, a lithium-ion battery to drive its motor, a digital interface and is...

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Manned Systems

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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Articles
Transportation

BrightDrop Innovates Last-Mile Delivery

On a city street, two delivery vans are unloading cargo. One driver carries a package out of his van and delivers it inside an apartment building. Then he returns for another and carries it in....

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Power

IAA Munich and the Future of ‘Mobility’ Shows

Enormous anticipation guided me as I entered the expansive Munchen Messe on Sept. 7, the inaugural media day and official kickoff for the first IAA – Germany’s combination auto show...

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Transportation

Advanced Mobility, Rideshare Pilot Programs Expand

Transportation-sector entities and cities and towns around the globe are continuing to define the role of ridesharing – while vehicle automation, the efficiency- and...

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Technical Innovation
Manned Systems

WCX 2021: Top Engineers Talk Industry Transformation

Despite more than a year of COVID-19, lockdown, component shortages and uncertainties, the outlook for mobility engineering hasn’t shifted too dramatically during the global...

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Connectivity

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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Data Acquisition

Turn Growing Complexity into Competitive Advantage Through Digitalization -- Focus of AeroTech Keynote Thursday

In this new year of 2021, there is much to look forward to, and yet we do so with guarded optimism.

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Software

CES 2021: Bosch Consolidates Computing Talent in New Mobility Division

Bosch announced on January 7 during its CES 2021 conference event that it has created a new division labeled Cross-Domain Computing Solutions (CDCC). The CDCC...

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Unmanned Systems

2020 Hype Cycle for Connected and Smart Mobility

Gartner Inc.’s annual Hype Cycle (below) has become a much-anticipated metric of the maturity and market viability of numerous technologies related to automated driving and new...

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Software

Embracing the Digital Transformation in Aerospace & Defense

The aerospace & defense (A&D) industry has always been known for great innovation and high expectations. Even during the difficult times with the impact of COVID-19,...

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Unmanned Systems

SAE Live: TuSimple and Penske Executives to Detail the Automated Freight Network Partnership

With pressures from the COVID-19 situation pressuring U.S. business and economic structures, development and deployment of high-level vehicle...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Aiding Automotive Workers Displaced by Coronavirus

The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Assn., in partnership with APA Search, has initiated a free platform to match automotive- and transportation-sector employers with industry employees...

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Editorial
Manned Systems

Clean Is the New Safety Paradigm for AV Development

Privately-owned vehicles were never so safe as they are today. Nor have they made so much sense. That thought hit me between the nostrils recently, as I sprayed a pungent disinfectant...

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Energy

Toyota Focuses Its Advanced-Mobility R&D

With a growing number of R&D activities centered on advanced mobility, defining and aligning the efforts are the goals of a newly created position at Toyota Motor North America: Group VP of...

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Communications

The Key to Autonomous Vehicle Safety Is ODD

In a perfect world, an automated vehicle (AV) would be all-knowing. Its sensors, communication systems and computing power could predict every road hazard and avoid all risks. But until a...

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Unmanned Systems

Protean Electric Aims for Pirouetting Autonomous EVs

Designing and engineering 360º steering capability for a production autonomous electric vehicle (EV) is no mean feat. But Protean Electric also combines this pirouetting capability...

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Articles
Transportation

ZF’s Autonomous Systems Head Takes a Pragmatic View of the ‘Levels’ Playing Field

“We are constantly asking this question: Who is the customer likely to buy an SAE Level 4 autonomous vehicle in the consumer passenger market?”...

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Articles
Test & Measurement

A View Inside Volkswagen's Silicon Valley Lab

On July 1, Volkswagen renamed its Silicon Valley outpost. The former Electronics Research Lab (ERL) based in Belmont, Calif., now is the Innovation and Engineering Center California (IECC)....

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