Update Magazine

On the cover

  • In a world of net-zero emission goals, hydrogen and alternative fuels are at the forefront of interest.

SAE News

  • SAE voting members, exercise your voting privilege: Election of 2024-25 Board of Directors — Page 2

Member News

  • “It’s been a long haul” — Page 3

Member Benefits

  • What’s happening in Connexion+ — Page 5


  • Distinguished SAE members opine on alternative fuels — Page 6
  • Maritime sector makes waves in alternative fuel research — Page 14
  • Proton exchange membranes, the heart of hydrogen for heavy-duty — Page 19
  • Where do we go from here? — Page 22

Engineeering Events

  • Specialty thermoplastics for automotive interiors could help enhance the cabin experience — Page 26
  • Plan to attend — Page 29
  • Call for papers — Page 31


  • Collaboration is key in Formula SAE — Page 32

Standards & Committees

  • The journey to settle the question — Page 34


  • Meet the author: Dr. Dave Rockwell — Page 38
  • Cybersecurity for Entrepreneurs — Page 40

Professional Development

  • SAE Master Instructor Registry; new members honored — Page 42


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