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

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 “autonomous driving” really means—and not just among ...

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 ...

Meeting 2025 Regulations at Great Cost

According to Jay Baron, President and CEO of the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) in Ann Arbor—the cost of meeting the 2025 regulations “is going to be greater than everyone says it will be even with ...

Global harmonization of emissions standards: a (tail) pipe dream?

The world’s mobility engineers are responsible for an amazing success story over the past 200 or so years. From 1800 to 2000, while the world’s population grew six-fold and global GDP grew one-hundred-fold, ...

Intrusion Points for Hackers Growing

As new vehicles become more and more connected to the internet, to other cars, and to the road infrastructure, the number of potential intrusion points for hackers is growing fast. This, of course, leads to the ...

Big Data Discussion at Flightglobal MRO Forum

Big data is a big aerospace industry focus with the adoption of aircraft heath monitoring and predictive maintenance. It is also the focus of this week’s Flightglobal MRO Forum in London and will help you come to ...

Personal Mobility in the Era of Megacities and Supercities

In the 1950s, around 30% of the world’s population lived in urban centers. In countries like India today, that is still largely the case. But as we approach 2050, the UN projects that some 70% of the entire ...