Ford announced in late August that its Blue Cruise (SAE Level 2 driver-assistance) ADAS that allows for hands-free driving in certain situations was approved by the German Federal...
News Manned Systems
Engineers like to know what customers think about a vehicle. Now, drivers of the all-electric Ford F-150 Lightning and Mustang Mach-E can oblige via a new system that channels...
The Army Reserve continues to implement clean energy solutions to increase sustainability, enhance mission readiness, and maintain the pace with the evolving...
Road Ready Unmanned Systems
The new Grand Highlander is a three-row midsize SUV, just like Highlander. So it’s not surprising that the Toyota siblings share two powertrains.
Technical Innovation Energy
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...
Original Equipment Energy
The Hyundai HW155H hydrogen-powered excavator concept made its debut in late October at the Bauma expo in Munich, Germany. Hyundai Construction Equipment displayed the...
When Toyota decided it was time to update their capable but aging Tundra, the company knew that the new truck needed to be far more than just a quick reskin. To stay competitive in the...
Original Equipment Electronics & Computers
Circling the highway loop at the American Center for Mobility in Ypsilanti, Michigan, the enhancements Freightliner engineers made to the new Plus series medium-duty and vocational trucks are...
Technical Innovation Transportation
Electrification in the commercial and off-highway truck sectors is ramping up at an increasingly rapid pace. This fundamental change in propulsion will be one of the most...
Articles Manufacturing & Prototyping
The Michigan Science Center in downtown Detroit was an appropriate venue for the recent 2022 AutoSens conference and exhibition.
The Navigator Transportation
For too long, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration took a laissez-faire approach to advanced driver-assistance systems and automated-driving systems.
Supplier Eye Transportation
For more than 100 years, OEMs and suppliers have partnered to build components, engineer and integrate systems, offer servicest, and even manufacture complete vehicles.
The Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) is a technical competition involving 9 teams from 21 universities competing for a $1-million grand prize to develop software and systems capable of controlling fully autonomous race cars at speed. SAE Media Group editor Bruce A. Bennett sat down with Paul Mitchell, CEO of Energy Systems Network and the driving force behind the IAC, to learn more about the project.
Articles Robotics, Automation & Control
May Mobility is the professional boxer of the autonomous-vehicle tech space. It hit the ring in 2017 as an ambitious welterweight, full of capability, veteran AV leadership and a hint of swagger.
The sensory information – massive amounts of data – is used to navigate, avoid obstacles, and read road markers necessary for safe driving.
Udelv knows its delivery trucks need to traverse highways and byways safely, but that’s a secondary function.
A step-change in sensing precision is underway for vehicle interior applications, with increased capabilities spurred by new technology, customer interest in occupant safety and entertainment, and global regulations.
Q&A RF & Microwave Electronics
As the semi-conductor shortage continues to make headlines, a radar-technology company is readying a first-to-market digital radar chip application.
Technology Report Motion Control
When an automotive manufacturer struggled with the release of a new fuel-injection engine technology, the company required an immediate solution.
Supplier Eye Power
The list of OEMs and suppliers that are splitting their organizations into traditional ICE powertrain and EV operations continues to grow.
Supplier Eye Green Design & Manufacturing
The recent flurry of investment announcements focused on the conversion of North America’s light-vehicle production to electric-vehicle propulsion has been head spinning.
Deutz launched its first hydrogen engine, the TCG 7.8 H2, in August 2021 as a “next step” in its effort to provide carbon-neutral drive systems for off-highway applications.
The details and cost of the Biden Administration’s $1.2-trillion ($555 billion in new spending) federal infra- structure bill may have been exhaustively debated by the time it was passed last November, but few could argue that substantial investment in the nation’s systems wasn’t long overdue.
The Defense Department maintains a fleet of more than 250,000 tactical vehicles, which frequently operate in austere conditions. These vehicles often spend as much...
Nissan’s best-selling Rogue entered its third generation as an all-new vehicle for 2021, missing the significant powertrain change that arrives in 2022 models. The all-new 3-cylinder gasoline...
Original Equipment Transportation
Two construction-equipment manufacturers target increased productivity with their products by recently enhancing their machine-control features. Doosan Infracore North...
Original Equipment Transportation
Case engineers targeted inside the cab — operator interfaces and controls, in particular — for the latest technology enhancements to the entire G Series wheel loader...
Advancements in electric and autonomous vehicles have sparked renewed excitement about the integration of battery power in aviation.