SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering

December 2017

    • Meeting truck autonomy hurdles head-on
      Combining sensors, inter-vehicle communications and controllers poses major challenges in the effort to bring greater levels of automation to commercial trucking.
    • Simulation key to additive manufacturing analysis
      Advanced simulation tools help to optimize 3D printing processes before physical build.
    • Making the case for battery-electric fleet power
      Battery systems edge closer to a tipping point as commercial and heavy-duty fleets broaden their application.
    • Electrified forklifts go big
      Hoist Liftruck brings full electrification to some of the biggest forklift trucks, motivated only in part by regulatory pressures.
    • Editorial
      Managing heat with 'cool' tech
    • Navistar, VW pursue common electric powertrain, global connectivity platform
    • ZED Connect brings mobile-based ELD to improve safety and service
    • IAV brings variable valvetrains to heavy duty
    • Assessing a vehicle's cooling system performance
    • Kohler engineers new 5400 engines for lower NVH, easier start-ups
    • Case IH Quadtrac CVX the first 4WD articulated tractor to offer a CVT
    • Mack hits the highway with style and technology
    • Tenneco's CTO Dr. Ben Patel discusses active and passive thermal management strategies for NOx reduction and fuel economy gains