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Product Compliance Challenges for Wireless Radio Devices in Vehicles

Designing wireless products for normal commercial environments is well understood by most designers. However, because vehicle regulations are different from the...

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Products
Manufacturing & Prototyping

New Products

See the new products, including Nexperia's latest Energy Balance Calculator, StoreDot's new I-BEAM XFCTM concept, Bourns Inc.'s latest miniature resettable thermal cutoff device series, Rohde & Schwarz's wireless battery management system technology, Weidmuller USA's rugged battery connectors, Littelfuse Inc.'s overtemperature detection platform, and more.

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Articles
Power

EV Energy Management Powers Up

Future electric vehicles will be more efficient, more powerful, and will be able to hold more energy in their batteries than today’s EVs. Those big “mores” require countless small improvements beyond the headline component — batteries. Read on to learn more.

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Power

Modine Targets Off-Highway EVs with ‘Plug-and-Play’ BTMS

Deutronic is not alone in developing and integrating thermal-management solutions to meet the specific demands of off-highway EVs. Modine, for example, in 2023 launched a new edition of its EVantage battery thermal-management system with a liquid-cooled condenser (L-CON BTMS). Read on to learn more.

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Software

Applying Model-Based Design to SDV Development: A Practical Example

The shift towards software-defined vehicles (SDVs) is driving a significant change in how we design, build, and validate software. This change means we need to...

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Software

Accelerating the Software Development Life Cycle for the Software-Defined Vehicles

In the rapidly evolving landscape of automotive technology, the paradigm shift towards software-defined vehicles (SDV) heralds a new era of...

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News
Power

2025 Cadillac Optiq EV Arrives with Standard Dual Motors

Continuing its rollout of EVs, Cadillac revealed the 2025 Optiq SUV today, the company’s most affordable EV yet and a smaller sibling to the popular Lyriq that was introduced...

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Power

Transforming Transportation Manufacturing: Unlocking Growth with Sustainable Energy Solutions

In the U.S., traditional manufacturing processes are being disrupted by various factors, including new technologies, incentives to onshore...

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Photonics/Optics

SkillReal Says Inexpensive Camera and AI Add up to Faster, Better Inspections

A company says that its digital twin alignment system, incorporating a sophisticated AI algorithm and an off-the-shelf camera, has the potential to...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

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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Automotive

The Road to Zero Prototypes: Live from VI-grade’s ZERO PROTOTYPES Summit 2024

Join us for a live webinar highlighting the kick-off of VI-grade's 2024 ZERO PROTOTYPES Summit, a gathering of global automotive leaders at VI-grade's...

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Regulations/Standards

The Lesson of J3400: Move Fast and Fix Things

On May 25, 2023, Ford made an announcement that seemed unimaginable. For those in the EV and standards industry, it caught many by surprise. Ford was partnering with Tesla to move away from...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

Biden-Harris Administration Invests $54 Million to Expand Clean Transportation Across American Communities

The Communities Taking Charge funding opportunity extends access to electrification opportunities beyond existing Joint Office–supported programs to more communities across America. Funding is available to academic, non-profit, for-profit, and government entities for planning, demonstration, and/or deployment projects that drive innovation in equitable clean transportation.

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Electronics & Computers

Using a Holistic Approach for Integrated Optimization of Electric Powertrains

Batteries, motors, and inverters make up the essential trio of any electric powertrain, and each of these has a significant impact on the cost, range,...

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Transportation

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

Implementing New APQP and Control Using Electronic Workflows

The 3rd Edition New Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) manual and 1st Edition Control Plan are in the early rollout phase. OEMs in the U.S., along with some in...

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Articles
Energy

Batteries & Recycling: The Next Frontier

Recycling electric vehicle batteries has been a goal of the auto industry for many years, but the infrastructure to make that a widespread reality is still in the early stages. As the amount of...

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News
Electronics & Computers

WCX 2024: The Technologies That Will Define Future Mobility

The migration to vehicle electrification and autonomy is ushering in product development changes with software coding and artificial intelligence (AI) performing disruptor...

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Technology Report
Information Technology

AI, Digital Twins Reshaping Advertising and Car Creation at JLR

Better digital twins powered by more powerful AI are going to change not just how car commercials are created in the future, but could open the door to entirely new design and engineering methods.

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News
Energy

Are We Stuck with Lithium-Ion?

There’s no shortage of alternatives to lithium-ion EV batteries in development. From lithium-iron phosphate to sodium-ion to multiple solid-state chemistries, companies are racing to perfect these...

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Technology Report
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Volvo EX90 Uses AI, NVIDIA SoC to Make Automated Driving Safer

As head of software engineering at Volvo Cars, Alwin Bakkenes is involved not just with all of the software and electronics in Volvo’s vehicles but also the automaker’s...

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Automotive

Mastering Software Complexity in Automotive: Is Release Possible Within a Few Days?

Advancements in software continue to push the automotive industry forward, but with these advancements come software complexities that can make the...

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News
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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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

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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Test & Measurement

Building an Automotive EMC Test Plan

The vehicles we drive are getting smarter and more connected — and that connectivity presents opportunities for system interference, creating potentially hazardous situations for vehicle...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

WCX 2024: Volunteers Sought for SAE’s AWIM Student Challenges

Raise your hand if you want to get kids excited about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Connecting fun and STEM skills is a key aspect of being an industry...

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News
Design

WCX 2024: The ‘What’s Next?’ Rollercoaster Ride Can Be Problematic for Engineers

Uncertainties swirl as the automotive industry transitions to electrified and automated vehicles, and that rollercoaster ride can be very unsettling...

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News
Manufacturing & Prototyping

WCX 2024: Two Approaches to Mobility Engineering

A few years ago, traditional automotive companies basically shrugged their shoulders at EV newcomers. But traditionalist viewpoints are changing. “They’re learning from each other...

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News
Transportation

Kia’s PBV Concepts Expand Commercial Possibilities

Kia’s entry into the light commercial vehicle market, launched at CES in Las Vegas, provided an overview of the potential range, from last-mile delivery vehicles to medium cargo...

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