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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 ...

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 ...

5 Communications Challenges & Trends for Commercial Vehicles

There are numerous electronic components involved with commercial vehicle communications systems. Here are five communication trends and challenges as identified by Molex, LLC for commercial vehicles in 2016, ...

‘Citizen of the world’

Cuneyt L. Oge begins his term as 2016 SAE International President with a vision about ‘auto-mobility and aero-mobility 2050.’ He was born in Turkey, spent time in the U.S. as a young adolescent, ...

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 ...

The Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040

There’s been a push to wean vehicles from petroleum, but fossil fuels will continue to power the transportation field for the next few decades, according to the ExxonMobil researcher who advises the company’s ...