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CONTENTS
FEATURES
REGULARS
14 Predicting mobility in military
operational scenarios MODELING & SIMULATION
U.S. Army leads a seven-year, multinational effort to develop new
off-road vehicle mobility analysis methodology.
19 Hitting the gas on hydrogen tech
PROPULSION
OEMs and global suppliers still are betting big on hydrogen
propulsion as a solution for decarbonizing the heavy-duty
trucking industry.
24 BEV truck manufacturers
charge ahead ELECTRIFICATION
Several companies announced new product offerings and
prototypes of BEVs at the NTEA Work Truck Week in Indianapolis.
ON THE COVER
A rash of new battery-electric vehicles includes the first product
from European bus manufacturer Quantron, featuring roof-mounted
batteries that can be recharged in 2-5 hours with a DC power
source of between 65 and 150 kW. (Image: Quantron)
2 Editorial
Maintaining EV chargers yet another challenge
4 Technical Innovations
4 Precision tech the 'backbone' to CNH's digital
strategy | AUTONOMOUS
6 Purdue prototypes new EV fast-charge cable |
ELECTRIFICATION
9 3DEO unveils metal 3D-printing platform for
mass production | MANUFACTURING
11 Paccar launches new 18-speed automated
transmissions | POWERTRAIN
11 Lightning's eChassis targets commercial EVs |
ELECTRIFICATION
27 Original Equipment
27 Quantron launches 12-m battery-electric bus;
fuel-cell variant to follow
29 Product Briefs
SPOTLIGHT: Fasteners/Adhesives; Electronic
Components/Semiconductors
33 Companies Mentioned, Ad Index
34 Q&A
Chemours' Christina Spalding shares insights on
the commercial-vehicle industry's shift to
R-1234yf HVAC refrigerant.
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