Engineering & Manufacturing
Covering the design and development of heavy equipment
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
CLAAS Sees Positive Outlook for Agricultural Equipment Market in 2021
Favorable commodity prices and new technology introductions will be key drivers for the agricultural equipment market.
April 6, 2021
Volvo Trucks Provides Update on Volvo LIGHTS Electrification Project
The Volvo LIGHTS project is providing insights into what it takes to add electric vehicles to a truck fleet and how they will operate in real-world conditions.
March 30, 2021
Fuels & Fluids
FPT Sees Potential for DME as Low-Emissions Fuel Option in Heavy-Duty Engines
Similarities to LPG and reduced emissions output make DME a feasible candidate for use in heavy-duty engines.
March 23, 2021
Dana Says Electrification Necessitates Purposeful Engineering
Development of drivetrains and other systems for electric vehicles requires more, well thought out engineering to ensure an optimized solution is achieved.
March 16, 2021
Fuel Tanks & Systems
ROUSH CleanTech Develops Purpose-Built Fuel System for Blue Bird Propane School Buses
Creating a purpose-built system ensures performance in the various climates and environments in which school buses operate.
March 9, 2021
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