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Break Through the Barriers to Work with OEMS

At the 2017 AUVSI Xponential “All Things Unmanned” Conference this past May, a panel of industry experts explored and addressed the following topics: OEM technology incubation and acceptance process, ...

A Safer Scenario for Autonomous Driving and Active Safety Testing

As the automotive industry progresses toward autonomy, the need for simulation-based development and validation increases, as does the need for greater detail and volume in simulations. Full autonomy requires an ...

Cadillac tests V2I capability on Michigan public roads

Cadillac’s CTS sedan, one of the first production vehicles in the world to contain Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communication, recently conducted successful demonstrations of Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) capability ...

Appraising the potential for platooning in the U.S.

Connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) are receiving significant attention as a technology solution to realize safer, more cost-effective, and efficient operation of several transportation systems. CAVs can also ...

Propulsion standards for unmanned aircraft

Because there are a wide variety of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) designs, and because the powerplants of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) vary greatly, unmanned aerospace vehicles feature propulsion systems ...

Shedding light on automotive-specific cybersecurity challenges

Today’s customers expect all the applications they are used to on their smartphones to be available in a modern car, along with possibilities to connect personal mobile devices to it. However, new features and ...

Fresh air for the passenger experience

When considering environmental factors in commercial aerospace, the most familiar themes focus on the reduction of emissions, noise, and fuel consumption. These design factors are interlinked and present a ...

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 for their SAE International technical paper, “Development ...

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, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Toyota, and ...

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 features, remote-controlled machines, semi-autonomous ...