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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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Test & Measurement

Autonomy Already Influencing Vehicle Interior Design

Just about everyone’s seen a recent rendering of future vehicle interiors, but high-function driver assistance, automated driving and mobility as a service (MaaS) are new dimensions...

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Connectivity

New Digital Tools Driving Restructuring for Autonomy

The seemingly unending explosions of fast-changing automotive technologies continue to drive massive restructurings for both management staffs and system architectures. Automakers are...

Road Ready
Propulsion

Bollinger Motors Reveals Second-Gen Class-3 EV Prototypes

Bollinger Motors recently unveiled its second-generation Class-3 EV prototypes. The start-up, based in Ferndale, Michigan, revealed the latest beta of its B1 SUV and B2 truck...

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Test & Measurement

Cab Air Quality: A Critical Component of Operator Comfort

Review the design specs for any new haul truck, excavator, dozer or other off-road machine, and you’re not likely to find requirements related to cab air quality—yet....

Technical Innovation
Unmanned Systems

Design Tools Ensure Component Compatibility, Create Autonomous Driving Tests

Simulation has become a critical element in design and validation, expanding its reach to nearly every facet of vehicle development. Partnerships and cloud...

Technical Innovation
Motion Control

Protecting a Cyber-Physical Remote Diagnostic Communication System Against Cyberattacks

The increasing complexity of microcontroller-based E/E (electrical/electronic) systems that control heavy-duty trucks, buses and non-road mobile...

Technical Innovation
Power

JCB Prepared to Meet EU Stage V Emissions

JCB is preparing to offer Stage V compliant engines across its equipment lines, with updates to its own engine range and changes to supplier models. Group director of engines Alan Tolley said...

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Manned Systems

Peloton CEO Talks Level 4 ‘Automated Following’

Daimler Trucks abruptly hit the brakes on its platooning activities, announcing at CES 2019 in January that analysis of its years-long testing on U.S. roads showed no business case for...

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Connectivity

With New Partnerships, OTSL Builds out 3D Real-Time Sensor Simulator Framework for Self-Driving Cars

OTSL Inc., a developer of short-distance wireless and embedded systems based in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, announced partnerships with...

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Data Acquisition

DENSO Boosts Its Mobility-As-A-Service and Connected Technologies with New Seattle R&D Lab

DENSO Corporation, the world's second largest mobility supplier, has opened a new research and development lab in Seattle focused on the development...

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Connectivity

Viziblezone Enables Vehicle-To-Pedestrian Collision Avoidance Through Technology Already in Our Cell Phones

Viziblezone Ltd.’s vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P) solution to autonomous vehicles or “self-driving cars” is now capable of...

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Regulations/Standards

Now Available: SAE EDGE Research Report on Unsettled Topics in Automated Vehicle Test and Validation

SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, announces the availability of a new SAE EDGE™ Research Report, focused on unsettled...

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Manned Systems

Cepton Technology’s Newest Highspeed Lidar Sensor Can Spot a Tow Hitch on a Vehicle Traveling 50 Miles per Hour

Cepton Technologies, Inc., a San Jose, California-based 3D lidar developer, has added a line scanning lidar (light...

Technical Innovation
Regulations/Standards

Cleaner Trucks Initiative Starts NOx-Reduction Journey

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is in the beginning stages of establishing new NOx regulations for heavy-duty on-highway trucks. The agency is spurred by advances in...

Original Equipment
Test & Measurement

2019 Ram Chassis Cab: More Capability, More Driver-Assist Tech

The 2019 Ram 3500, 4500, and 5500 Chassis Cab commercial trucks herald class-leading capability in towing, payload, and Gross Combined Weight Ratings (GCWR). “We drove our...

Technical Innovation
Test & Measurement

Tekscan Goes Fast-Track with Its High-Speed Tire Scanning

A new electronic testing method lets engineers analyze the impact of speed, motion, and inertial forces that high-speed tires experience, a vast departure from what was previously...

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Software

Commercial Vehicle ADAS: Testing, Testing and More Testing

When it comes to testing advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), comprehensive is the word. Hours and hours and hundreds of thousands of miles are spent testing to ensure a...

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Electronics & Computers

Additive Manufacturing Is Transforming Mobility Engineering, Driving the Factory of the Future

Additive manufacturing continues to advance and transform mobility engineering, as aerospace and automotive firms increasingly adopt and invest...

Technical Innovation
Software

Advanced Simulation Techniques Drive Powertrain Design

Commercial vehicle designers are using a variety of simulation and validation tools as they attempt to find new ways to improve many aspects of vehicle design. Engineers are working...

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Test & Measurement

Big Data and Next-Gen Prognostics for Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Diagnostics have been around for a long time and are well understood and standardized. Huge amounts of diagnostic data have piled up over the years; fortunately, the data is...

Technical Innovation
Power

Navistar's Latest SuperTruck Features Emerson's Electric HVAC

An innovative Emerson electric HVAC system provides more cooling capacity than the prior 48-volt system on Navistar’s CatalIST high-efficiency demonstration commercial...

Technical Innovation
Propulsion

AKG R&D Center Boasts Unique Large-Radiator Thermal Shock Test Stand

AKG of America’s research and development center at its Mebane, North Carolina, facility hosted a grand opening in February that features a new water/glycol thermal...

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Test & Measurement

Danfoss Employs ADCs to Accelerate Product Development

“Customers can’t drive a PowerPoint.” That’s the short answer for why Danfoss Power Solutions has built three Application Development Centers (ADCs) worldwide—in Ames,...

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Manned Systems

Nikola Tags Bosch, PowerCell for Fuel-Cell System Development

Nikola Motor Company named Bosch and PowerCell Sweden AB as primary suppliers in the development of the fuel-cell system for the Nikola Two day-cab Class 8 hydrogen-electric...

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Test & Measurement

Ford, Virginia Tech Partner to Develop Common Visual Communications Interface for Autonomous Vehicles

Looking to prepare for the eventual reality of an autonomous-vehicle future, Ford partnered with Virginia Tech Transportation Institute...

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Test & Measurement

Portable Combination Measuring Instrument

The Yokogawa (Amersfoort, the Netherlands) DL350 ScopeCorder is a compact, fully portable measuring instrument available for capturing, displaying, recording and analyzing a wide variety of...

Product Briefs
Test & Measurement

Portable Emissions Analyzer

The accuracy of an NO gas sensor (the primary component of NOx) can be compromised when exposed to ambient temperatures above 86°F (30°C) and significantly more so above 104°F (40°C). E Instruments...

Product Briefs
Test & Measurement

Miniature Triaxial ICP Accelerometer

PCB Piezotronics, Inc.’s (Depew, NY) family of miniature triaxial ICP accelerometers, Models 356A43, 356A44 and 356A45, are small (0.4 x 0.4 x 0.75 in/10.2 x 10.2 x 19.05 mm), lightweight (4.2 g/0.15...