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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 ...

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 ...

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 Revision D to incorporate the requirements of ISO 9001:2015, ...

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 International’s J3016 standard as the global industry reference ...

Vulnerabilities of commercial vehicles to cyber attacks

The critical issues surrounding cybersecurity for commercial vehicles will be a major focus at the SAE 2016 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress, with a full day of sessions scheduled for Oct. 5. In addition to ...

A New Approach to Tackling Auto Cybersecurity

The SAE 2016 World Congress forum on Connectivity focused on the urgency of cybersecurity and the need for advanced approaches to defense. The auto industry has formed an overarching answer that is similar to what ...

Confessions of Cybersecurity Experts

What keeps you up at night? Cybersecurity experts at the SAE 2016 World Congress were asked about their deepest worries during a panel session on the levels and nature of cyber challenges. Their responses: ...

New Aerospace Radio-Frequency Identification Standard

Technology that allows the aircraft to “talk” to technicians about maintenance issues. And consequently, plays a major role in the safety of the plane. These advancements take shape in the form of the recently ...

New Vehicle Safety Requirements

There are big changes coming to the U.S. government’s 5-Star Safety Rating system for new vehicles—in addition to government plans that require electrified vehicles (EVs) to emit a warning sound. These new ...

Li-ion Batteries Get Boost From Aviation Industry

The aviation industry recently helped to advance green vehicles, but not how you might think. Motors partially or entirely powered by electricity continue to be a promising solution to the development of ...