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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 ...

SAE Supports the International Automotive Engineering Conference (IAEC)

Recently, SAE International partnered with the Turkish Auto Industry to provide support for the International Automotive Engineering Conference (IAEC) in Istanbul, Turkey. The event was organized to help develop ...

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 Engineering, Editor-In-Chief Lindsay Brooke looks at the ...

Evaluating Energy Storage Options for Hybrid Electric Aircraft

The automotive industry has pioneered hybrid electric vehicle development. The aerospace industry has not followed the automotive trend largely due to integration challenges, a long and costly product development ...

Alternative Powertrains – Back to a Future of Many Choices

It was not that long ago that we grew up knowing only one type of automobile – one powered by an internal combustion engine (ICE). But that was not always the case. At the beginning of the 20th century, when ...

Debunking Electric Vehicle Myths

Panelists of the “Why it’s likely that there will be an electrified vehicle in your future?” session at the SAE 2016 World Congress (our largest global automotive event) discussed the influence of ...

These Eight Green Technologies Could Save Airlines $225 Billion

NASA’s Environmentally Responsible Aviation (ERA) project, created in 2009 and completed in 2015, explored and documented the feasibility, benefits, and technical risk of inventive vehicle concepts and enabling ...

The Future of Off-Highway Emissions Regulations

Jean L. Broge, Managing Editor of SAE award-winning mobility engineering magazines, discusses the latest emissions standards for medium-and heavy-duty vehicles. In June, in a move that had been anticipated for some ...

Today’s Emissions Issues Improved with Yesterday’s Standards?

In the quest to increase vehicle efficiency and lower emissions today, Don Smolenski, an Evonik Oil Additives’ OEM liaison manager, wonders if fuel economy could in fact be hiding in SAE J300—a standard dating ...

The Demand for Higher Voltages

The concept of higher-voltage vehicle electrical networks between those for 12-V conventional and 200- and 600-V full hybrids and electric vehicles is not new, with development experiencing fits and starts over the ...