SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering

August 2018

    • 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.
    • Editorial
      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