SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering

February 2020

    • ICE advances
      Engine developers employ revised electronic architectures, mechanical tweaks to boost fuel efficiency, performance of internal-combustion engines.
    • Autonomous construction sites
      Equipment makers are testing the emerging technologies required to advance automation beyond individual machines.
    • Modeling electric motors
      How to develop a traction drive using a multiphysics-based approach with 3D modeling and simulation.
    • Solving the "telehandler problem"
      Two-stage overcenter valves create stability in machines with highly dynamic loads.
    • Engineering the world's fastest tractor
      JCB worked with design and engineering specialists to build a spectacular speed record-breaker that topped 150 mph.
    • Editorial
      ConExpo: Go big or go home
    • Low-latency cameras, onboard computing combine to offer advanced operator assistance
    • Cellular-key solution augments commercial-vehicle security
    • Isuzu dual-fuel system simplifies fuel changeovers
    • Prodrive, Volta Trucks develop electric truck for urban driving
    • Freudenberg designs new seal to cut contamination, improve top-speed performance
    • Self-driving trucks cut fuel consumption by 10%
    • Volvo CE showcases 100-ton EC950F excavator, new hybrid assist that cuts fuel use by 15%
    • Q&A
      Parker takes electro-hydrostatic approach for electric machines