SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering

October 2019

SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering:  October 2019
    • On the verge of the Digital Age
      Increasingly connected electrohydraulic systems and machine controls allow the high degree of controllability that's essential for automated operations.
    • Miserly power systems
      Engineers push engine, transmission technologies to turn off fuel usage.
    • All options on the table
      Powertrain developers who spoke at SAE COMVEC are leaving no stone unturned in their quest to trim emissions.
    • Cab air quality: A critical component of operator comfort
      Focus on defining cab air quality, measuring it, and designing the needed performance into cabin designs and HVAC systems is intensifying.
    • Expanding fast charging faster
      Tritium works to accelerate installation of DC fast-charging infrastructure to keep up with growing demand for commercial EVs.
    • Editorial
      Word on the street at COMVEC
    • Link digital suspension uses sensors, ECU to keep cabs stable
    • Knapheide saves costs, time by moving vehicle life testing in-house
    • Ford revisits OHV layout, big displacement for new commercial-truck V8
    • Design tools ensure component compatibility, create autonomous driving tests
    • How HMI displays impact operator productivity in industrial vehicles
    • Truck OEMs intensify focus on customer experience, telematics to keep fleets up and running
    • Q&A
      CNH Industrial's Hubertus M. Mühlhäuser discusses separating its On- and Off-Highway businesses, big investment in Nikola
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