SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering

April 2021

    • Material selection for battery enclosures
      Mass reduction is the main reason BEV makers choose aluminum for battery enclosures, but cost and thermal requirements favor steel and polymer composites.
    • Startup targets medium-duty EVs
      Atlis Motors purpose-engineers nearly all the vital components for an electric pickup and platform capable of spanning several market segments.
    • High-voltage hybrids
      FEV engineers evaluate 48V and high-voltage parallel hybrid architectures for Class 6-7 commercial vehicles. Certain setups show more promise than others.
    • Hemphill's mission: Support the innovation ecosystem
      Schaeffler America CTO Jeff Hemphill brings impressive technical chops and well-honed communication skills to his new role as 2021 SAE International president.
    • Editorial
      Highly motivated to lose weight
    • Bosch quantifies cost savings for ADASequipped trucks
    • Achates advances its OP engine on three fronts
    • Perkins expands power range with new electronic large engines
    • New Holland extends ag lineup with CH7.70 combine, 'multitasker' tractor
    • Oshkosh Defense to deliver ICE- and EV-compatible next-gen mail trucks
    • Q&A
      Nick Block outlines alternative-fuel strategy for John Deere Power Systems