OEM Industry Update

A weekly roundup of the latest technology, industry, and market news for the equipment design and development industry.

Business
Technology
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Electrification Will Continue to Grow, Bring Ne...
Briggs & Stratton sees continued growth of electrification which will lead to development of new battery solutions while also enabling future technology such as robotics and automation.
17 min
2
Exro Coil Driver Technology Provides More Preci...
The coil driver provides tighter control of the motor and will help to improve performance of next generation electric axles.
9 min
3
Electric Vehicle Charging Needs to Expand and T...
Eaton says there is a need to rapidly deploy more charging infrastructure and develop customized solutions for commercial vehicles to aid market uptake.
18 min
4
Electrification and Hybridization Brings Additi...
Lubrizol says many performance aspects will stay the same, but more factors such as thermal management and conductivity will need to be considered.
18 min
5
Overcoming the Chip Shortage by Rethinking How ...
14 min
6
New Digital Hydraulic Actuator Overcomes Shortc...
Volvo CE is developing a digital hydraulic actuator which has shown fuel efficiency improvements of 50% in an excavator application.
15 min
7
Fendt Xaver Robot Concept Provides Vision for M...
Technologies developed for the Xaver agricultural robot concept are now making their way onto Fendt equipment to help improve farmer productivity.
12 min
8
How Can Manufacturers Ensure Emissions Compliance?
Justin Savage of Sidley Austin says there are key steps manufacturers in the off-road equipment industry can take to ensure they comply with emissions regulations.
27 min
9
Danfoss and Eaton Merger Aims to Advance Hydrau...
Bringing together the hydraulics knowledge of these two companies will better enable development of new technologies and optimized hydraulics systems.
14 min
10
Augmented Reality Becomes Top Emerging Technology
Grid Raster says the remote work and training capabilities offered by augmented reality have increased its relevance in many industries.
18 min
11
Improved Data Collection Benefits Autonomous Ve...
NI is collaborating with Seagate to enable better data storage and transfer to the cloud that will help engineering teams design safer autonomous vehicles.
24 min
12
Adaptable HMI Designs Aid the Transition to Aut...
EAO says operator interface products which can support both manual and autonomous operation can greatly benefit OEMs and their customers.
14 min
13
Emerging Technologies in the Off-Highway Equipm...
TTControl sees perception technologies such as computer vision and artificial intelligence playing a key role in advancing off-highway equipment designs.
20 min
14
Proposed Zero-Emissions Regulation for Small Of...
Horiba says a proposed emissions regulation in California could create or accelerate adoption of electrification in low horsepower equipment.
19 min
15
Proterra Enters Off-Highway Market with Komatsu...
Proterra is providing its battery technology and expertise to help Komatsu develop a battery-electric excavator.
8 min
16
Heavy-Duty Engine Oils are Taking on a Broader ...
Lubrizol says expectations for engine oils continue to evolve with changing emissions regulations and OEM requirements.
18 min
17
Danfoss Editron Says Partnerships Benefit Elect...
Bringing together specialized expertise can ensure a more optimized electric powertrain solution.
20 min
18
New Charged by Delta-Q Program Aids Electric Ve...
The program helps OEM customers ensure they are sourcing compatible battery and battery charging systems for their electric vehicle designs.
13 min
19
Electrification of Construction Equipment is In...
New technology developments are providing alternatives to diesel which can help create more efficient and emissions-free equipment operation.
24 min
20
Technology is Creating a Smarter Construction I...
Manufacturers discuss emerging technologies which are helping the construction industry work smarter to increase productivity.
28 min
21
Automation Technology Continues to Evolve for C...
Automated systems and machines are enabling opportunities to create a safer and more efficient construction industry.
23 min
22
CM Labs Says Simulation Can Benefit Design of S...
Simulation allows engineering teams to collaborate early on and iterate designs faster which will be integral to creating smarter and more connected equipment.
13 min
23
Siemens System Simulation Technology Allows Acc...
Simcenter Amesim provides quick simulation capabilities to evaluate interactions between components and their impact on overall machine designs.
13 min
24
Power Systems Research Forecasts 13% Rebound in...
Machine replacement and electrification will provide growth opportunities for the North American mining equipment market.
13 min
25
Libertine Uses Software Control to Optimize Eng...
Replacing crankshafts with software control optimizes combustion events for cleaner, more efficient engines.
24 min
26
Trimble, Piaggio Fast Forward Develop Smart Fol...
Combining GNSS technology with sensors and software has enabled the creation of a robot which can follow machines or humans without the use of a joystick or other control devices.
17 min
27
CLAAS Sees Positive Outlook for Agricultural Eq...
Favorable commodity prices and new technology introductions will be key drivers for the agricultural equipment market.
13 min
28
Volvo Trucks Provides Update on Volvo LIGHTS El...
The Volvo LIGHTS project is providing insights into what it takes to add electric vehicles to a truck fleet and how they will operate in real-world conditions.
17 min
29
FPT Sees Potential for DME as Low-Emissions Fue...
Similarities to LPG and reduced emissions output make DME a feasible candidate for use in heavy-duty engines.
26 min
30
Dana Says Electrification Necessitates Purposef...
Development of drivetrains and other systems for electric vehicles requires more, well thought out engineering to ensure an optimized solution is achieved.
15 min
31
ROUSH CleanTech Develops Purpose-Built Fuel Sys...
Creating a purpose-built system ensures performance in the various climates and environments in which school buses operate.
14 min
32
Power Systems Research Sees Strong Commercial V...
A look into the current state of the North American commercial vehicle market.
12 min
33
RISE Robotics Electric Actuator Reduces Energy ...
The RISE Cylinder reduces power drain on vehicle batteries, enabling design and performance enhancements.
29 min
34
PERC Study Compares Carbon Intensity of Propane...
A new research study shows propane-fueled medium- and heavy-duty trucks have a lower overall carbon footprint than electric powered vehicles.
19 min
35
FORT Robotics Sees Now as an Exciting Time for ...
Automation technology is here, and being applied in a broad range of heavy equipment and applications.
24 min
36
TrovaCV Provides Custom Chassis Integration to ...
The company is providing its manufacturing expertise to help with the acceleration of battery-electric commercial vehicles.
32 min
37
Jacobs Vehicle Systems Sees Modular Valvetrains...
A modular valvetrain which can meet all of an OEM’s design requirements will help to ensure compliance with evolving emissions regulations.
11 min
38
Xerotech Develops Battery Systems for Off-Highw...
Use of a common platform allows Xerotech to scale battery systems to an OEM’s specific design requirements.
18 min
39
Volta Trucks Reimagines Operator Cab for Electr...
The completely redesigned operator cab of the Volta Zero electric truck puts a focus on driver comfort and safety.
11 min
40
Delta-Q Says New Battery Technology is Advancin...
Development of new battery systems is helping bring about new charging technology to ensure machine productivity.
18 min
41
AVL Says Normalization of Electrification Will ...
As electrification increases in many applications, the cost and engineering time needed to develop the necessary components will continue to decrease.
14 min
42
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions uses Artificial In...
The company’s Cognitive Sealing technology analyzes sensor data around a seal to evaluate performance and plan maintenance.
8 min
43
New ISO Standard to Improve Cab Air Quality for...
The new ISO 23875 standard aims to improve safety by applying engineering controls to conduct air quality testing within the operator cab.
34 min
44
CCTY Bearing Sees Strong Push for Use of Self-L...
New material and technology advancements are leading to an increased use of self-lubricating tie rods in off-highway equipment.
15 min
45
Webasto Expands Battery Technology Design Capab...
Webasto has expanded the team dedicated to its battery development efforts, which adds more engineering capabilities to better serve electric vehicle manufacturers.
10 min
46
Carling Technologies Says HMI Devices are Becom...
Adding multi-function capabilities to HMI components helps ease machine control and productivity for operators.
21 min
47
Danfoss Digital Displacement Offers New Opportu...
Hydraulic pumps and motors controlled directly through software and electronics provides new levels of performance and efficiency benefits.
16 min
48
Grid Raster Examines Varied Benefits of Augment...
Improving technology and wider spread adoption is leading to increased use of augmented and virtual reality.
17 min
49
Sy-Klone Proactively Working with OEMs to Ensur...
Sy-Klone collaborates with equipment manufactures to develop and integrate cab air quality systems which assure the health and safety of machine operators.
18 min
50
ClearFlame Developing Technology to Improve Die...
By replacing petroleum fuels with decarbonized fuels, emissions can be reduced as well as overall engine costs.
13 min
51
Donaldson Filter Minder Technology Monitors Fil...
Sensors measure filter performance and notify heavy equipment users when approaching optimal filter life.
17 min
52
Terzo Power Systems Hydrapulse Technology Enabl...
Integration of motor control electronics with a hydraulic pump
18 min
53
Caterpillar Hybrid Engine Concept Optimizes Mac...
The Cat C18 hybrid concept captures and re-uses surplus energy to help improve machine performance.
8 min
54
Balluff Says Smarter Sensors Will Provide Bette...
Advanced sensor technology will create smart systems with more processing power and improved data collection capabilities.
16 min