OEM Industry Update

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

Business
Technology
1
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
2
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
3
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
4
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
5
Danfoss Editron Says Partnerships Benefit Elect...
Bringing together specialized expertise can ensure a more optimized electric powertrain solution.
20 min
6
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
7
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
8
Technology is Creating a Smarter Construction I...
Manufacturers discuss emerging technologies which are helping the construction industry work smarter to increase productivity.
28 min
9
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
10
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
11
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
12
Power Systems Research Forecasts 13% Rebound in...
Machine replacement and electrification will provide growth opportunities for the North American mining equipment market.
13 min
13
Libertine Uses Software Control to Optimize Eng...
Replacing crankshafts with software control optimizes combustion events for cleaner, more efficient engines.
24 min
14
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
15
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
16
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
17
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
18
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
19
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
20
Power Systems Research Sees Strong Commercial V...
A look into the current state of the North American commercial vehicle market.
12 min
21
RISE Robotics Electric Actuator Reduces Energy ...
The RISE Cylinder reduces power drain on vehicle batteries, enabling design and performance enhancements.
29 min
22
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
23
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
24
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
25
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
26
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
27
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
28
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
29
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
30
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
31
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
32
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
33
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
34
Carling Technologies Says HMI Devices are Becom...
Adding multi-function capabilities to HMI components helps ease machine control and productivity for operators.
21 min
35
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
36
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
37
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
38
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
39
Donaldson Filter Minder Technology Monitors Fil...
Sensors measure filter performance and notify heavy equipment users when approaching optimal filter life.
17 min
40
Terzo Power Systems Hydrapulse Technology Enabl...
Integration of motor control electronics with a hydraulic pump
18 min
41
Caterpillar Hybrid Engine Concept Optimizes Mac...
The Cat C18 hybrid concept captures and re-uses surplus energy to help improve machine performance.
8 min
42
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