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NASCAR making strides in seat safety

At last month’s SAE 2017 Government/Industry Meeting, two NASCAR safety experts were presented the Ralph H. Isbrandt Automotive Safety Engineering Award ...

Getting the most out of your Quality Management System

SAE International recently updated its AS9100 standard—Quality Management Systems–Requirements for Aviation, Space, and Defense Organizations—with ...

SAE J3016 Standard Core Reference for Automated Vehicles

The U.S. Dept. of Transportation’s policy guidance released Sept. 20 on the testing and deployment of automated vehicles validates SAE ...

The Cost of Electrification

There isn’t a single automaker in the world who believes it can earn profit from electric cars in the short term. The reason is the high cost of ...

Finding a ‘feasible pathway’ to Phase 2 GHG standards

As the Director of the Office of Transportation and Air Quality (OTAQ) for the U.S. EPA, Christopher Grundler and his staff of nearly 400 employees strive ...

New Choices in Fuel Efficient Cars

Despite two-dollar per gallon gasoline in the U.S., automakers are developing new, even more efficient power solutions. In this episode of SAE Eye on ...

Automotive technology takes center stage at CES

On the show floor and on keynote stages at CES 2017, automotive technology was a major area of emphasis. Exhibiting automakers included BMW, Chrysler, ...

Taking a cue from Caterpillar’s approach to autonomy

Caterpillar has been developing the foundation for autonomy over the past four decades. Its portfolio of building-block strategies includes operator-assist ...

Defining Vehicle Automation

Carmakers are rushing to provide their vehicles with increasing ability to pilot themselves. But the race can create confusion among about just what ...