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SAE Truck & Off-Highway Engineering: April 2020
- Magazine Issue
Published April 02, 2020 by SAE International in United States
- Shifting design of autonomous
Electronic controls centralize while providing commercial-level reliability.
- Next steps toward battery-electric Class 8
Employing a common architecture and shared technologies allows Volvo Trucks to speed up electric-truck conversion, but battery technology and infrastructure still prove challenging.
- Moving metal AM forward
Additive-manufacturing system providers still see technical and throughput challenges, but significant developments and market inroads will be made in 2020.
- ConExpo roundup
New equipment launched in Las Vegas ranges from small electric machines to large next-gen excavators and everything in between.
ConExpo excels amid COVID-19
- JDPS expands lineup, introduces new 13.6- and 18-L engines
- New standard will ease grade-control data sharing between construction machines
- FPT reveals compact F28 off-road diesel, hybrid variant
- AI moves into military boards and subsystems
- EVs are coming, but challenges, alternative fuels will slow turnover
- New CM Labs excavator simulator training offers GPS guidance, HMI experience
- Caterpillar reveals seven new next-gen excavators, increases push for remote control
- Case unveils fully-electric backhoe loader, begins delivery this year
- JLG develops self-leveling boom lift
- Hyundai reveals compact electric excavator prototype
Topcon's Murray Lodge talks machine control systems at ConExpo/Con-Agg 2020