Engineering & Manufacturing
Technology News Tracker
New dSPACE Simulation Tool Speeds Up Autonomous Vehicle Development
SIMPHERA is cloud-based to make it easier for teams to collaborate with one another and quickly iterate design changes.
October 7, 2021
Technology News Tracker: Advancements in Hydrogen Technology
Manufacturers are developing new engine and fuel cell technologies, as well as heavy vehicles capable of operating on hydrogen.
September 8, 2021
MINExpo to Highlight Advancements in Mining Equipment
Several OEMs will introduce new mining equipment and technology which aims to improve productivity and efficiency for customers.
August 6, 2021
Technology News Tracker: Engines Look to Further Reduce Emissions
Continued advancements in engine designs will help meet future emissions regulations in heavy-duty equipment.
July 9, 2021
Technology News Tracker: SANY Demonstrates Autonomous Construction Equipment
The autonomous rollers and pavers were remotely controlled from a base station near the work site.
May 5, 2021
Tires & Wheels
Technology News Tracker: Tire Designs for Autonomous and Electric Vehicles
Manufacturers will need to re-evaluate their tire designs to meet the unique needs of autonomous and electric vehicles.
April 4, 2021
Technology News Tracker: Built-In Intelligence Enhances Hydraulic System Performance
Incorporation of sensors and software are helping to create smarter hydraulics systems which can provide more data to enhance performance.
March 4, 2021
Technology News Tracker: OEMs Bring Electric-Powered Solutions to Market
Electric trucks and heavy equipment are entering the market and ready to prove their capabilities in real-world operations.
January 29, 2021
Technology News Tracker: Tractor of the Year 2021 Awards Honor Innovations in Agriculture
This year's winners included tractors with advanced technologies and new cab designs to aid productivity for farmers.
January 7, 2021
Technology News Tracker: Equipmake Launches Off-Highway Electric Motors
The electric motor is available in two versions with peak power of 125 kW and 220 kW.
November 23, 2020
Technology News Tracker: Equipment Cabs Becoming More Advanced and Simplified
Integration of machine controls into more centralized locations eases operation and improves visibility.
October 23, 2020
Technology News Tracker: Two-Speed Transmission Aids Efficiency of Electric Vehicles
The Ingear transmission features a patented geometry which keeps the motor and wheels in sync, enabling continuous torque flow throughout the shifting process.
October 8, 2020
Technology News Tracker: Digital Engine Technology Reduces Fuel Use and Emissions
Infinite control over engine valves helps to optimize efficiency and aid overall engine perfomance.
August 10, 2020
Technology News Tracker: Engine Hybridization Gains Momentum
Development of hybrid engines continues to increase as manufacturers realize their potential to improve efficiency and reduce emissions.
July 10, 2020
Technology News Tracker: Electrification will Bring Changes to the Drivetrain
Changes to traditional drivetrain system and component designs will vary as electrification continues to advance in the heavy equipment industry.
April 28, 2020
Technology News Tracker: Automation Technology for OEMs
Left Hand Robotics' new BOLT platform helps OEMs reduce R&D costs and quickly launch an autonomous vehicle system.
April 23, 2020
GPS & Automation
Robots Join the Fight Against COVID-19
As the coronavirus spreads, robots are becoming vital helpers to keep humans safe.
April 10, 2020
Technology News Tracker: Battery Options are Increasing
As electrification continues to increase, so has the need for new battery technologies capable of providing more power output.
March 5, 2020
Technology News Tracker: Rise of the Robots
Use of autonomous robots is growing in many industries as a means of helping improve productivity and safety, as well as overcoming labor challenges.
February 4, 2020
Technology News Tracker: Construction Industry Becomes More Automated
The number of autonomous machines in construction applications continues to grow.
December 3, 2019
Tires & Wheels
Technology News Tracker: New Tire Designs Combine Optimal Features
New tires from Galileo Wheel include an airless tire and one which brings together the benefits of tracks and radial tires.
November 26, 2019
Emphasis on Electrification Continues for Commercial Vehicles
Manufacturers introduced several vehicles and components geared toward vehicle electrification at the 2019 NACV Show.
November 5, 2019
GPS & Automation
Technology News Tracker: Autonomous Vehicles are Going Cabless
Autonomous vehicles without an operator cab offer opportunity for streamlined designs and productivity improvements.
October 4, 2019
Technology News Tracker: Developing a Second Life for Batteries
Additional applications are under development for electric vehicle batteries once past their useful life.
September 12, 2019