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SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering: April 2017
- Magazine Issue
Published April 06, 2017 by SAE International in United States
- Connectivity continues its advance
More OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers are focusing on embedded telematic systems, hoping to displace aftermarket hardware.
- Tailoring fuel injection to control NOx
The next big step to help heavy-duty diesel engines meet stricter emissions regulations involves adapting the fuel-injection system to the combustion needs.
- Active on safety
Crash-avoidance technologies are vital "building blocks" to automate commercial vehicles, implement truck platooning and ultimately achieve zero accidents.
- Engineering with simulation and data
Companies are discovering new simulation techniques, especially optimization; the next step is to combine simulation with sensor data and predictive analytics to create even more robust off-highway equipment.
- Bright lights, bright outlook
- Faurecia targets NOx reduction at lower exhaust temps with lightweight cartridges
- Military system designers aren't resting on COTS deployment
- Real-time manipulator position sensing for automation of hydraulic excavators
- t ConExpo, Isuzu Motors announces heavy-duty natural gas engine for off-highway
- International develops new, lighter A26 engine to replace N13
- Sharpening the focus on OBD-II security
- AVL's Dr. Marko Dekena: Alternative powertrain tech, connectivity hot topics at ICPC 2017
- Case unveils compact dozer loader concept at ConExpo
- Work trucks strive to curtail addiction to fuel