Heavy-duty engine design
Increasing regulations and market demands call for cleaner, more durable and fuel-efficient engines. Developers rely on CAE simulation, enhanced test methods and 3D printing to keep up.
Switching to comfort mode
Switches, knobs and touch panels evolve to reduce operator fatigue.
Big on prognostics
Smart data-analyzing procedures that support predictive maintenance will help to significantly increase the uptime of heavy-duty vehicles. The "Evolution of Big Data" symposium at SAE COMVEC 2018 addresses such critical topics.
Starship road trip
Optimized aerodynamics and production-ready technologies propel Shell's Class 8 concept to a 248% freight-ton-efficiency improvement.
Intelligence drives efficiency, safety and uptime
ADAS features expand role, V2V looms
Link readies semi-active cab suspension for intro on select 2020 models
Denso bringing driver monitoring to commercial-vehicle market
AxleTech develops electric independent suspension concept for vehicles up to 58,000-lb GCWR
Mentor design tool simplifies J1939 development
Komatsu targets productivity, operator comfort with new WA480-8 wheel loader
Volvo Trucks, FedEx demonstrate 3-truck platoon on North Carolina highway
Deutz advances 'E' strategy-prototypes on the horizon