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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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Manned Systems

Prepping Cities for Vehicle Autonomy

While automated vehicles (AVs) use existing streets, highways, traffic lights and signage for guidance, they interact with roadway infrastructure much differently than human drivers. Because AVs are...

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Unmanned Systems

Horiba MIRA’s Vision for World-Class AV Testing

It is a bold company that uses the description “globally unique,” but that’s the label engineering research and test provider Horiba MIRA has attached to its new AV development...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Vehicle Safety Communications Landscape Clarified with Controversial FCC Ruling

After years of transportation-industry tussle over competing technologies to enable communications between vehicles and a “connected” environment, the...

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Connectivity

Cellular V2X Pilot Launching in Virginia

Cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) technology is going live via a pilot program in Virginia, with the specific goals of improving work-zone and traffic-signal safety. The Virginia Department...

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Connectivity

Building Geofences to Speed AV Adoption

Vehicle and system developers have always pushed to get the most from every component and material, but design teams focused on autonomous vehicles are increasingly adopting a less-is-more...

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Regulations/Standards

FCC Actions, Incompatible Options Muddy V2X Outlook

Vehicle-to-vehicle/infrastructure (V2X) communications often is touted as a critical technology for automated driving and even to derive the utmost benefit from advanced...

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Connectivity

Automakers to Blame for Potential Loss of V2X Spectrum

After years of heavy lobbying from the cable and wireless industry, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is on the verge of reallocating most of the spectrum that had...

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Unmanned Systems

Mapping Canada — Centimeter by Centimeter

Fully-automated vehicles will only be as smart as the datasets they use to determine their driving pathways. Jakarto Cartographie 3D, a young company based in Montreal, is working on...

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Unmanned Systems

New SMARTCenter Opens as North America’s Largest AV Test Facility

As notions advance regarding the evolving needs and requirements of automated-vehicle (AV) testing, there’s a concurrent focus on the capabilities available from the...

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Manned Systems

Cummins CTO Sees Increasing Power Source Diversification, Digital Innovation

Jennifer Rumsey has been a member of SAE International her entire career and has participated in the organization’s COMVEC event as an attendee and...

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Communications

Qualcomm Ready with Next-Gen Mobility Connectivity Hardware

If you start doing the modem math on the “everything-connected-to-everything” world swiftly headed our way, you could be in a worse position than the San Diego-based comm...

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Transportation

BlackBerry’s CTO Points to a Holistic and Standards-Based Future for Vehicle Cybersecurity

The days of automobiles as physical transportation devices is quickly shifting into an era of vehicles as rolling digital hubs. With multiple...

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Communications

Industry Remains Unsettled on Vehicle Connectivity Standard

As autonomous vehicles inch closer to reality, a diverse range of companies and public entities are exploring ways to maximize their positive impact on traffic flows and...

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Aerospace

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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Original Equipment
Unmanned Systems

Volvo Trucks, FedEx Demonstrate 3-Truck Platoon on North Carolina Highway

Volvo Trucks North America and FedEx are working together to study the benefits of platooning, recently driving three tractors pulling double 28-foot trailers down...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Simulation 'Libraries' Will Support Testing of High-Level Vehicle Autonomy

The challenges of validating autonomous vehicles designed to operate at SAE Level 4 and 5 are a major focus of driving-simulation specialist rFpro. The advent of...

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Manned Systems

Nissan's ProPILOT Assist Is More Than Lane-Keeping

An SAE Level 2 partial automation system helps a driver keep a Nissan car centered between lane markers at highway speeds and during stop and go traffic jams.

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Communications

Ricardo’s Prof. Neville Jackson Elected an SAE Fellow

Recently elected an SAE Fellow, Prof. Neville Jackson is Chief Technology and Innovation Officer of Ricardo plc. He is also a member of the Boards of Ricardo Innovations and Ricardo...

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Connectivity

Attacking the Cybersecurity Threat

SAE Standards News aims to update readers on the extensive activity in the SAE Global Ground Vehicle Standards development arena, by more than 800 ground vehicle committees comprised of volunteers from...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Making Strides in Sustainable Transportation

A material scientist by training working on processing, manufacturing, and characterization development for advanced energy storage systems, Claus Daniel, Ph.D., organized the Lightweighting...

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