Engineering & Manufacturing
Covering the design and development of heavy equipment
Electrification and Hybridization Brings Additional Lubricant Requirements
Lubrizol says many performance aspects will stay the same, but more factors such as thermal management and conductivity will need to be considered.
September 21, 2021
Overcoming the Chip Shortage by Rethinking How AI is Designed
Deci co-founder and CEO Yonatan Geifman says software developers need to support and optimize their solutions for multiple hardware platforms instead of relying on a single microchip product.
September 14, 2021
New Digital Hydraulic Actuator Overcomes Shortcomings of Traditional Systems
Volvo CE is developing a digital hydraulic actuator which has shown fuel efficiency improvements of 50% in an excavator application.
September 7, 2021
Fendt Xaver Robot Concept Provides Vision for More Productive, Sustainable Farming
Technologies developed for the Xaver agricultural robot concept are now making their way onto Fendt equipment to help improve farmer productivity.
August 31, 2021
How Can Manufacturers Ensure Emissions Compliance?
Justin Savage of Sidley Austin says there are key steps manufacturers in the off-road equipment industry can take to ensure they comply with emissions regulations.
August 24, 2021
Danfoss and Eaton Merger Aims to Advance Hydraulics Technology
Bringing together the hydraulics knowledge of these two companies will help with development of new products and technologies.
August 17, 2021
Engineering & Manufacturing
Augmented Reality Becomes Top Emerging Technology
Grid Raster says the remote work and training capabilities offered by augmented reality have increased its relevance in many industries.
August 10, 2021
Improved Data Collection Benefits Autonomous Vehicle Development
NI is collaborating with Seagate to enable better data storage and transfer to the cloud that will help engineering teams design safer autonomous vehicles.
August 3, 2021
Adaptable HMI Designs Aid the Transition to Autonomous Vehicles
EAO says operator interface products which can support both manual and autonomous operation can greatly benefit OEMs and their customers.
July 27, 2021
Emerging Technologies in the Off-Highway Equipment Industry
TTControl sees perception technologies such as computer vision and artificial intelligence playing a key role in advancing off-highway equipment designs.
July 20, 2021
Proposed Zero-Emissions Regulation for Small Off-Road Engines to Advance Electrification
Horiba says a proposed emissions regulation in California could create or accelerate adoption of electrification in low horsepower equipment.
July 13, 2021
Proterra Enters Off-Highway Market with Komatsu Partnership
Proterra is providing its battery technology and expertise to help Komatsu develop a battery-electric excavator.
July 6, 2021
Engineering & Manufacturing
Grid Raster Examines Varied Benefits of Augmented and Virtual Reality Technology
Improving technology and wider spread adoption is leading to increased use of augmented and virtual reality.
June 28, 2021
Heavy-Duty Engine Oils are Taking on a Broader Role
Lubrizol says expectations for engine oils continue to evolve with changing emissions regulations and OEM requirements.
June 22, 2021
Danfoss Editron Says Partnerships Benefit Electric Powertrain Development
Bringing together specialized expertise can ensure a more optimized electric powertrain solution.
June 15, 2021
New Charged by Delta-Q Program Aids Electric Vehicle Development
The program helps OEM customers ensure they are sourcing compatible battery and battery charging systems for their electric vehicle designs.
June 8, 2021
Electrification of Construction Equipment is Increasing
New technology developments are providing alternatives to diesel which can help create more efficient and emissions-free equipment operation.
June 1, 2021
Technology is Creating a Smarter Construction Industry
Manufacturers discuss emerging technologies which are helping the construction industry work smarter to increase productivity.
May 25, 2021
Automation Technology Continues to Evolve for Construction Equipment Applications
Automated systems and machines are enabling opportunities to create a safer and more efficient construction industry.
May 18, 2021
CM Labs Says Simulation can Benefit Design of Smart, Connected Machines
Simulation allows engineering teams to collaborate early on and iterate designs faster which will be integral to creating smarter and more connected equipment.
May 11, 2021
Siemens System Simulation Technology Allows Accurate Assessment of Off-Highway Equipment Designs
Simcenter Amesim provides quick simulation capabilities to evaluate interactions between components and their impact on overall machine designs.
May 4, 2021
Power Systems Research Forecasts 13% Rebound in Mining Equipment Production in 2021
Machine replacement and electrification will provide growth opportunities for the North American mining equipment market.
April 27, 2021
Libertine Uses Software Control to Optimize Engine Combustion
Replacing crankshafts with software control optimizes combustion events for cleaner, more efficient engines.
April 20, 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