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CONTENTS
FEATURES
REGULARS
14 Steel sector aids sustainability
efforts MATERIALS
Volvo Group partners with SSAB on 'green steel' for off-highway
machines and with Ovako for access to fossil-free hydrogen.
17 CV autonomy: Picking the
'low-hanging fruit' AUTONOMOUS
Increasingly automated commercial vehicles offer challenges and
opportunities in simulation, data management and standardization.
20 Developing EV-specific lubes LUBRICANTS
As electric-vehicle technology accelerates, dedicated e-fluids are
necessary to maintain proper levels of drivetrain performance.
2 Editorial
Real-world emphasis on electric
3 Technical Innovations
3 Mahle, Liebherr develop active pre-chamber
for hydrogen ICE | PROPULSION
5 ABS ramps up commercial-vehicle batterypack
assembly | ELECTRIFICATION
7 Navistar updates A26 engine, improves FE
by 4% | POWERTRAIN
8 Bosch debuts new CV-specific electric motor
and inverter | ELECTRIFICATION
9 Original Equipment
9 Western Star adds 'weight sensitive' 47X to
vocational lineup
ON THE COVER
SSAB Oxelösund rolled the first steel produced using HYBRIT
sponge iron, which is reduced by 100% fossil-free hydrogen instead
of coal and coke. Volvo Group manufactured a load-carrier concept
vehicle made of the 'green steel.' (Image: SSAB)
10 Hyundai CE launches next-gen electric forklift
23 Product Briefs
SPOTLIGHT: Connectors; Sensors & Actuators
25 Companies Mentioned, Ad Index
26 Q&A
Mahle's Laurent Art discusses thermalmanagement
challenges, solutions for battery
and fuel-cell electric commercial vehicles.
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