SAE 2014 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress

Technical Session Schedule

Tuesday, October 7

Lightweighting Commercial Vehicles for Improved Efficiency
(Session Code: CVLW)

Room TBD  

The focus of this session is on the latest advances in manufacturing strategies, design and materials selection strategies to promote lighter weight, higher performing, fuel efficient vehicles without sacrificing safety or performance. We are seeking presentations on the latest breakthroughs in lightweight materials and cutting-edge adaptive applications from OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, universities, and research institutions. Special focus on tangible, cost-effective strategies in lightweighting is requested.

Organizers - Claus Daniels, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Marc LeDuc, SAE International

Time Paper No. Title
Heavy truck cab design using forged composite technology
Paolo Feraboli, Automobili Lamborghini Spa; Keith Friedman, Friedman Research Corporation
Potential weight saving in buses trough multi material approach
Anil Kumar Cherukuri, Ashok Leyland, Ltd.