SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering

June 2018

    • Need: E/E architecture upgrade
      Bosch VP of Commercial Vehicle and Off-Road believes the business cases for electrification and automation, especially in trucking, are extremely promising.
    • Diesel isn't dead
      Cofounder of Convergent Science defends the internal-combustion engine, fully expecting already-sophisticated designs to run even cleaner and more efficiently in the future.
    • Fueling up fuel cells
      The new VP of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies at Nikola shares his vision for the alt-fuel technology in trucking, along with the standards necessary for implementation.
    • From gaming to engineering
      Theorem sees augmented, mixed and virtual reality transforming the way heavy vehicles are engineered and manufactured.
    • Adding digital intelligence, connectivity to actuators
      Thomson believes truck and off-highway vehicles will increasingly integrate 'smart' actuators to enhance communication, control and performance.
    • Smart and getting smarter
      Machine intelligence expert at Volvo CE sees AI enabling additional operator-assist functions on the path to full automation.
    • Urban electric
      Mecalac targets building sites in cities for its fully-electric e12 compact wheeled excavator, which it promises to produce next year.
    • Supplier Directory
      Complete listing of industry suppliers categorized by technology area.
    • Editorial
      Diesel and electric can, and will, coexist
    • Navistar's SuperTruck features electric HVAC from Emerson
    • SwRI: CHEDE consortium closing in on 55% HD diesel-engine efficiency
    • MTU training facility helps keep complex engines up and running
    • Engineers at CAPE optimize test-rig performance for roof-crush testing
    • Annual Product Guide
      Top products from throughout the industry covering technologies such as Powertrain, Electronics, Hydraulics, Interiors, and Testing & Simulation.
    • Bobcat launches R Series mini excavators at Intermat
    • Volvo Trucks accelerates electric truck debuts