Engineering & Manufacturing
Covering the design and development of heavy equipment
Power Systems Research Sees Strong Commercial Vehicle Demand Continuing
Freight rates, consumption and inventory restocking are expected to remain at high levels throughout 2021, leading to strong demand for commercial vehicles in North America.
March 2, 2021
RISE Robotics Electric Actuator Reduces Energy Consumption of Electric Vehicles
The RISE Cylinder reduces power drain on vehicle batteries, enabling design and performance enhancements.
February 23, 2021
Fuels & Fluids
PERC Study Compares Carbon Intensity of Propane and Electric Powered Vehicles
A new research study shows propane-fueled medium- and heavy-duty trucks have a lower overall carbon footprint than electric powered vehicles.
February 16, 2021
FORT Robotics Sees Now as an Exciting Time for Automation in Off-Road Equipment
Automation technology is here, and being applied in a broad range of heavy equipment and applications.
February 9, 2021
TrovaCV Provides Custom Chassis Integration to aid Uptake of Electric Vehicles
The company is providing its manufacturing expertise to help with the acceleration of battery-electric commercial vehicles.
February 2, 2021
Jacobs Vehicle Systems Sees Modular Valvetrains Helping OEMs Reduce Emissions
A modular valvetrain which can meet all of an OEM’s design requirements will help to ensure compliance with evolving emissions regulations.
January 26, 2021
Xerotech Develops Battery Systems for Off-Highway Market
Use of a common platform allows Xerotech to scale battery systems to an OEM’s specific design requirements.
January 19, 2021
Volta Trucks Reimagines Operator Cab for Electric Trucks
The completely redesigned operator cab of the Volta Zero electric truck puts a focus on driver comfort and safety.
January 12, 2021
Delta-Q Says New Battery Technology is Advancing Charging Solutions
Development of new battery systems is helping bring about new charging technology to ensure machine productivity.
January 5, 2021
AVL Says Normalization of Electrification Will Bring Down Component Design Time and Costs
As electrification increases in many applications, the cost and engineering time needed to develop the necessary components will continue to decrease.
December 15, 2020
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Uses Artificial Intelligence to Improve Maintenance
The company’s Cognitive Sealing technology analyzes sensor data around a seal to evaluate performance and plan maintenance.
December 8, 2020
New ISO Standard to Improve Cab Air Quality for Machine Operators
The new ISO 23875 standard aims to improve safety by applying engineering controls to conduct air quality testing within the operator cab.
December 1, 2020
CCTY Bearing Sees Strong Push for Use of Self-Lubricating Tie Rods
New material and technology advancements are leading to an increased use of self-lubricating tie rods in off-highway equipment.
November 24, 2020
Webasto Expands Battery Technology Design Capabilities
Webasto has expanded the team dedicated to its battery development efforts, which adds more engineering capabilities to better serve electric vehicle manufacturers.
November 17, 2020
Carling Technologies Says HMI Devices are Becoming More Complex to Aid Productivity
Adding multi-function capabilities to HMI components helps ease machine control and productivity for operators.
November 10, 2020
Danfoss Digital Displacement Offers New Opportunities for Off-Highway Equipment
Hydraulic pumps and motors controlled directly through software and electronics provides new levels of performance and efficiency benefits.
November 3, 2020
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.
October 27, 2020
Sy-Klone Proactively Working with OEMs to Ensure Cab Air Quality
Sy-Klone collaborates with equipment manufactures to develop and integrate cab air quality systems which assure the health and safety of machine operators.
October 20, 2020
ClearFlame Developing Technology to Improve Diesel Engine Platforms
By replacing petroleum fuels with decarbonized fuels, emissions can be reduced as well as overall engine costs.
October 13, 2020
Air Filters, Precleaners
Donaldson Filter Minder Technology Monitors Filter Performance to Aid Maintenance Planning
Sensors measure filter performance and notify heavy equipment users when approaching optimal filter life.
October 6, 2020
Terzo Power Systems Hydrapulse Technology Enables Electrification of Off-Highway Equipment
Integration of motor control electronics with a hydraulic pump can bring benefits such as efficiency improvements and a reduction in system size.
September 29, 2020
Caterpillar Hybrid Engine Concept Optimizes Machine Performance
The Cat C18 hybrid concept captures and re-uses surplus energy to help improve machine performance.
September 22, 2020
Balluff Says Smarter Sensors Will Provide Better Machine Insights
Advanced sensor technology will create smart systems with more processing power and improved data collection capabilities.
September 15, 2020