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2017 Create the Future Design Contest Special Awards Section

The Create the Future Design Contest was launched 16 years ago by Tech Briefs Media Group (publishers of Tech Briefs magazine) to help stimulate and reward engineering innovation. Since...

Articles: Automotive
2017 Create the Future Design Contest: Automotive Category Winner

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Super Truck

George Sturmon, Ed Murray, Josh Medling, Susan Schmidt, and Glen Harris
Enviro-Cool
Sullivan, MO

The Heavy Duty...

News: Automotive
Advanced Engine Cooling: Inventors Go Under the Hood to Give Old Trucks a Boost

What happens when you replace a truck’s fan assembly with an electric fan system? You...

News: Automotive
Sound-Off: How Can the SAE J3061 Standard Prevent Automotive Hacks?

In 2015, two security researchers demonstrated the remote hacking of a Jeep Cherokee. What guidance...

On-Demand Webinars: Materials
Specifying & Achieving Desired Extrusion Performance

Since 2012, the usage of extruded aluminum shapes in North American light vehicles has grown by more than 50%, to over 25 pounds per vehicle. Today, aluminum extrusions can be found in...

News: Automotive
Sound-Off: How Do Automotive OEMs Detect Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)?

A technique known as Selected Ion Flow Tube Mass Spectrometry (SIFT-MS) instantly analyzes air down to part-per-trillion (ppt) concentrations. The SIFT-MS technology can...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Rapid Application Development with NXP AUTOSAR Software

Being an AUTOSAR Premium partner since its inception, NXP supports this industry standard by offering production intent AUTOSAR Microcontroller Abstraction Layer (MCAL) and Operating System...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Rapid Vehicle Interior Air Quality (VIAQ) Analysis Using Direct Mass Spectrometry

Regulators and consumers demand increasingly lower levels of harmful volatile emissions in motor vehicle passenger cabins, pushing manufacturers toward more...

News: Automotive
Sound-Off: Do Electric Vehicles Produce High-Frequency Noise?

Many structural factors contribute to automotive noise, whether the vehicle is electric or has an internal combustion engine. In a webinar this week titled, “The Art of NVH...

News: Automotive
Sound-Off: Which Vehicle Power-Plant Choices Will Win in 2020?

Today's vehicles feature traditional internal combustion engines, hybrid, plugin, and electric drivetrains. A reader asks: "Which power-plant choice will take the lead in 2020?"

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