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SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering: December 2019

  • Magazine Issue
  • 19TOFHP12
Published 2019-12-05 by SAE International in United States
Language:
  • English

  • Heavy-duty engine design
    What are the most significant factors influencing the way engine developers approach near-term design and development cycles? Two experts provide their insights from recent programs.
  • Reducing winter range loss for electric trucks
    Researchers at the Austrian Institute of Technology have developed an air exchange system that's capable of reducing heat load by 37% in real-world tests.
  • Narrower focus, bigger payoff
    Design teams are targeting focused markets for their commercial electric-vehicle programs to combat challenges like range and infrastructure.
  • Removing complexity for autonomous trucks
    Narrowing the operating domains for driverless commercial vehicles reduces the requirements of autonomous technology and speeds time to market.
  • Plastics innovations 2019
    The 49th annual SPE Automotive Awards highlight the ongoing benefits of lightweight polymers and composites.
  • Editorial
    Hop on the hydrogen highway
  • Leak testing of commercial-vehicle AC systems critical as move to HFO refrigerants looms
  • Akasol packs industry-leading energy density into new battery design
  • Mahle and partners develop super-efficient natural-gas engine for stationary power
  • How battery technology will drive truck electrification
  • Platinum nanoparticles for fuel-cell catalysts may cut cost
  • Caterpillar launches next-gen mini hydraulic excavator, skid steer and compact track loaders
  • Q&A
    Dan Williams shares how ZF will help advance ADAS and autonomy in 2020 and beyond