IN THIS ISSUE:
Are higher voltage architectures imminent?
As the limitations of current 12V architectures become more apparent, the commercial vehicle industry could be on the verge of adopting 48V. The only question is, will improvements in other technologies offer something better?
Sensing changes in autonomous trucks
Requirements for sensors and controls for commercial vehicles differ significantly from those used for cars.
Many paths lead to reduced emissions
A wide range of ICE technologies are needed to meet increasingly stringent emissions regulations.
Fuel-cell Class 8—take 2.0
With a longer-range and more-refined fuel cell-powered heavy-duty truck, Toyota aims to eventually eliminate emissions from trucks serving increasingly congested California ports.