Scholarly Journals

SAE International Scholarly Journals

For more than 15 years, SAE International's Scholarly Journals have been covering all areas relevant to ground vehicle, commercial vehicle, and aerospace engineering technology, including transportation cybersecurity and privacy, connected and automated vehicles, electronic and mechanical systems, engines, fuels and lubricants, transportation safety, materials and manufacturing, vehicle dynamics, and alternative powertrains. SAE connects and educates mobility professionals to enable safe, clean, and accessible mobility solutions. Our Journals aim to meet the needs of academic and industry authors, researchers, and readers in a manner that is tailored for the discovery, integration, and application of research. Aligning with SAE’s mission, the Journals publish state-of-the-art research findings that advance mobility knowledge and solutions for the benefit of humanity.

Clarivate Analytics / Institute of Scientific Information (ISI) Grants SAE Impact Factors

In June 2024, the Institute of Scientific Information (ISI) from Clarivate Analytics released its list of 2023 impact factors including the following SAE journals, validating SAE's dedication to its journals, authors, and editorial boards:

ISI determines and grants impact factors (a quantitative and qualitative process of determining the best journals in the world) by evaluating content and measuring citations to each journal in the Web of Science. Authors and librarians around the world look to ISI for journal impact factors when deciding where to publish and which publications to add to their portfolios.

Improved Quality and Original Research

The SAE Journals Program publishes exclusively direct journal submissions—peer-reviewed, original, high-quality content that is not available elsewhere. Our journals follow a double anonymized peer-review process (with a minimum of three reviews required) that helps authors to enhance the manuscript’s quality and to create opportunities for authors to revise and improve their articles through a timely process dedicated to authors’ needs.


SAE International journals are indexed by a variety of services, including Emerging Sources Citation Index in the Web of Science (ISI), Scopus, Engineering Village (Ei Compendex), JSTOR Sustainability Collection, CNKI, and IET Inspec. Full details of coverage are available on each individual journal home page.


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Ethics Policies

SAE is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). The journal’s publication processes and ethics policies follow COPE guidelines.

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Introducing MobilityRxiv®

Do you have an English-language preprint manuscript not yet under consideration or published? SAE's MobilityRxiv® is a free online preprint server for readers to browse and for authors to receive comments prior to submitting to a journal. All papers receive DOIs so that they can be cited.

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