SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering

April 2020

    • Shifting design of autonomous architectures
      Electronic controls centralize while providing commercial-level reliability.
    • Next steps toward battery-electric Class 8 trucks
      Employing a common architecture and shared technologies allows Volvo Trucks to speed up electric-truck conversion, but battery technology and infrastructure still prove challenging.
    • Moving metal AM forward
      Additive-manufacturing system providers still see technical and throughput challenges, but significant developments and market inroads will be made in 2020.
    • ConExpo roundup
      New equipment launched in Las Vegas ranges from small electric machines to large next-gen excavators and everything in between.
    • Editorial
      ConExpo excels amid COVID-19
    • JDPS expands lineup, introduces new 13.6- and 18-L engines
    • New standard will ease grade-control data sharing between construction machines
    • FPT reveals compact F28 off-road diesel, hybrid variant
    • AI moves into military boards and subsystems
    • EVs are coming, but challenges, alternative fuels will slow turnover
    • New CM Labs excavator simulator training offers GPS guidance, HMI experience
    • Caterpillar reveals seven new next-gen excavators, increases push for remote control
    • Case unveils fully-electric backhoe loader, begins delivery this year
    • JLG develops self-leveling boom lift
    • Hyundai reveals compact electric excavator prototype
    • Q&A
      Topcon's Murray Lodge talks machine control systems at ConExpo/Con-Agg 2020