SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering

June 2021

    • No shortage of challenges
      Supply chain struggles join perennial challenges for Cummins' off-highway business, namely meeting shifting global emissions standards and satisfying emerging technology trends.
    • Batteries not the only route to EV efficiency
      Allison CTO stresses efficiency and safety of propulsion units also are critical to reducing cost, improving performance and ultimately winning over customers.
    • Batteries go underground
      A Saft expert evaluates various Li-ion chemistries and strategies - battery swapping vs. fast charging - for electric mining vehicles.
    • Platooning: an evolving pathway to full autonomy
      Human-guided convoys can provide real-world benefits sooner than individual driverless trucks, but safety and operational issues still need to be resolved to optimize platoon configurations.
    • Supplier Directory
      Complete listing of industry suppliers categorized by technology area.
    • Editorial
      Mega push for heavy-duty EV charging
    • Connectivity, AVs and new work patterns top-of-mind for engineering leaders
    • Commercial vehicle sensors pose unique challenges
    • Controls, connectivity Case's focus for G Series loader updates
    • Q&A
      Electrify America's Wayne Killen discusses growing DC fast-charging network
    • Annual Product Guide