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SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering: October 2019
- Magazine Issue
Published October 03, 2019 by SAE International in United States
- On the verge of the Digital Age
Increasingly connected electrohydraulic systems and machine controls allow the high degree of controllability that's essential for automated operations.
- Miserly power systems
Engineers push engine, transmission technologies to turn off fuel usage.
- All options on the table
Powertrain developers who spoke at SAE COMVEC are leaving no stone unturned in their quest to trim emissions.
- Cab air quality: A critical component of operator
Focus on defining cab air quality, measuring it, and designing the needed performance into cabin designs and HVAC systems is intensifying.
- Expanding fast charging faster
Tritium works to accelerate installation of DC fast-charging infrastructure to keep up with growing demand for commercial EVs.
Word on the street at COMVEC
- Link digital suspension uses sensors, ECU to keep cabs stable
- Knapheide saves costs, time by moving vehicle life testing in-house
- Ford revisits OHV layout, big displacement for new commercial-truck V8
- Design tools ensure component compatibility, create autonomous driving tests
- How HMI displays impact operator productivity in industrial vehicles
- Truck OEMs intensify focus on customer experience, telematics to keep fleets up and running
CNH Industrial's Hubertus M. Mühlhäuser discusses separating its On- and Off-Highway businesses, big investment in Nikola