Are higher voltage architectures
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.
Quotes from COMVEC 2018
Industry leaders spoke extensively about all things
autonomous-ADAS, big data, connectivity, cybersecurity, machine
learning-at the annual SAE event. Here's some of what they had
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.
Bring innovation, disruption in-house
Adding 3D printing to design, manufacturing
Upstream devoted to truck cybersecurity
Jacobs employs cylinder deactivation in HD engines to
lower CO2, NOx
Emissions reductions continue to disrupt CV
Mercedes doubles down on electric vans and buses,
considers fuel cells
Off-road bus from Torsus transports to hard-to-reach