Engineering & Manufacturing
dSPACE Smart Charging Emulator Aids Development of Electric Vehicles and Systems
The new emulator enables manufacturers of electric vehicles and suppliers of battery systems to test their new developments with different technical charging standards and protocols.
March 25, 2021
Freudenberg Expands Material Testing for Batteries
March 18, 2021
New FEV Test Facility Provides Environmental Testing of Electric Powertrain Components
March 9, 2021
HORIBA STARS VETS Vehicle Emissions Test Automation Software
February 11, 2021
ACTIA Electronics Offers Shock and Vibration Testing
February 1, 2021
MAHLE Powertrain Helps Vehicle Manufacturer Overcome Testing Challenges
January 8, 2021
OEM Industry News Briefs: Volvo CE Delivers Electric Excavator for Customer Pilot
Volvo CE's EC55 Electric excavator will be used for a customer pilot in China, Volta Trucks names a new CEO and more news from the past week you may have missed.
April 14, 2021
Better Times Ahead for North American Mining Equipment Market
Mining equipment production is forecast to rebound in 2021, and grow 3.8% through 2026.
April 13, 2021
Trimble, Piaggio Fast Forward Develop Smart Following Robot for Construction Applications
Combining GNSS technology with sensors and software has enabled the creation of a robot which can follow machines or humans without the use of a joystick or other control devices.
April 13, 2021
Hybrid and Electrical Vehicle Powertrain Testing is Key to Reaping Efficiency Benefits
Conducting driveline and component testing which is specially adapted to the particular nature of hybrid and electric vehicles ensures optimal performance.
SAKOR Technologies Inc.
January 4, 2021
Hallite Expands In-House Testing Capabilities
Hallite is increasing its testing capabilities to improve product development for evolving market needs.
December 7, 2020
HBM T40CB High-Speed Torque Transducer
HBM's T40CB torque transducer provides speeds up to 30,000 rpm for application testing.
December 3, 2020
HUBER+SUHNER MXPM90 Test Solution
The MXPM90 test solution aids with testing of PAM4/400G ethernet, 5G mobile communication systems and radar sensors.
December 1, 2020
MAHLE Opens New Test Bench for Electric Drives
The new test bench will aid with the testing and development of e-axles and e-drive units for electric and hybrid vehicles.
November 27, 2020
dSPACE DARTS 9040-G Target Simulator
The dSPACE DARTS 9040-G target simulator supports demanding sensor tests from development to production.
October 15, 2020
HORIBA Receives Patent for Real-World Emissions Test Method
The HORIBA Torque-Matching RDE+ laboratory test method supports emulation of real-world emissions tests under different test or vehicle conditions.
October 6, 2020
Extreme Testing Ensures Durability of New Western Star Vocational Truck
The new truck was subjected to extreme and grueling testing conditions designed by the Product Validation Engineering team of Daimler Trucks North America.
Western Star Truck Sales Inc.
September 1, 2020
ZF Opens Expanded Commercial Vehicle Test Track
ZF’s Commercial Vehicle Control Systems division has invested around 18 million EUR expanding its commercial vehicle testing capability for trucks and buses.
ZF Friedrichshafen AG
August 26, 2020
Allison Transmission Vehicle Environmental Test Center Now Open
The test facility includes two chassis dyno-equipped environmental chambers capable of simulating a broad range of duty cycles and environmental conditions.
August 25, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Horiba Test Systems Aid Development of Electric Vehicles
Test systems for all phases of the product development cycle help to ensure electric-powered equipment meets application requirements.
August 19, 2020
AEM Equipped to Vote Campaign Urges Support for Pro-Manufacturing Candidates
The goal of the campaign is to engage, educate, and mobilize manufacturing voters on the policies that matter to the equipment manufacturing industry.
Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)
August 13, 2020
Data Acquisition Systems
Delphin Technology 4-Channel ET-4 Expert Transient Data Acquisition System
The ET-4 Expert Transient data acquisition system is able to synchronously acquire multiple analog channels at sample rates up to 50 kHz.
CAS DataLoggers Inc.
August 10, 2020
HORIBA MEDAS Simulation System Reduces Vehicle and Engine Development Time
The MEDAS system is a compact altitude simulator is suited for a variety of testing applications, including calibration, durability, and road to rig testing.
August 5, 2020
Power Test and Taylor Dynamometer Merge Companies
The companies will bring together their engineering, testing and manufacturing products to aid new and existing customers.
July 17, 2020
Freudenberg Opens Engineering Service Center in North America
Increased customer demand for testing assistance has prompted the company to open a second validation center.
July 9, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: NI Electric Vehicle Hardware-in-the-Loop Test Architecture
The HIL technology makes it easy for design teams to scale the testing and validation to specific components or entire electric vehicle powertrain systems.
June 24, 2020
Ricardo Partners with Excel Engineering on Test and Prototyping Services
The partnership with Excel Engineering will accelerate Ricardo's direct North American research and development activities throughout the transportation sector.
June 8, 2020
Delphin Technology Expert Vibro Data Acquisition and Control System
The Delphin vibration measurement system, available from CAS DataLoggers, enables users to capture and analyze data on how their products react to vibrations.
CAS DataLoggers Inc.
June 1, 2020
Danfoss Editron Opens In-House Testing Facility
The testing laboratory will conduct electromagnetic compatibility and environmental tests on Danfoss Editron’s systems and machines
Danfoss - Danfoss Power Solutions
April 7, 2020
MAHLE Opens New Testing Facility to Streamline Electric Vehicle Battery Development
The new testing facility features a climate-controlled cell to create a simulated, repeatable real-world test environment.
March 27, 2020
MTS Sensors Endevco Model 4418 Low-Noise Signal Conditioner
The Endevco Model 4418 low-noise signal conditioner works with piezoresistive bridge sensors and differential voltage sensors.
MTS Sensors, a division of MTS Systems Corp.
March 23, 2020
Structural Durability Validation: Test-Centered Versus Simulation-Centered Approaches
Test- and simulation-centered validation offers several advantages which engineers must weigh to choose the approach which best fits their design needs.
February 25, 2020
New Test Center in Brazil to Aid Heavy-Duty Vehicle and Component Development
Mercedes-Benz and Bosch are building a new Vehicle Test Center which will be available to other manufacturers, as well to aid their research and development.
January 6, 2020
NI 4 GHz Vehicle Radar Test System
The NI 4 GHz Vehicle Radar Test System is capable of simulating two objects per angle with a highly repeatable radar cross section.
NI (formerly known as National Instruments)
November 14, 2019
Off-Highway Vehicles: Taking Torque Measurement from the Lab to the Production Floor and Out into the Field
Combining live torque measurements with an on-board computing system improves measurement of driveline components in off-highway applications.
September 17, 2019
SAKOR Provides Dynamometer for Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Testing
The system features dual opposing 7.5 kW AccuDyne four-quadrant AC motoring dynamometers, variable frequency drives, and a variety of subsystems configured for testing electrical machines.
SAKOR Technologies Inc.
August 13, 2019
HORIBA Adds New Testing Capabilities for Brake Development
The company's new GIANT EVO NVH brake dynamometer enables advanced noise, vibration and harshness investigations, in addition to industry standard brake test procedures.
July 25, 2019
dSPACE SCALEXIO AutoBox In-Vehicle Prototyping System
The SCALEXIO AutoBox enables developers to experiment and test new functions at an early stage in real-world test drives.
July 24, 2019
HBM T40B Digital Torque Transducer
HBM's T40B offers a higher speed capability, up to 23,000 rpm, to aid testing of higher speed electric motors and drives.
June 25, 2019