“You have to push subsystem
automation so far and make these
machines so capable of monitoring their
health, their performance, that along the
way you can deliver these back to the
customers as simplifications.”
- Brett McClelland, CNH industrial

Autonomy Kicks Up Some Dust

Machines that move, haul and plough earth can capitalise on autonomous systems today via increased safety and productivity in the field and significant cost savings writes Ryan Gehm. Autonomous operation for on-highway commercial vehicles has grabbed headlines and public attention, rightfully so since these haulers increasingly will share the roads with passenger vehicles. But there is a lot of interesting[Read More…]

by September 19, 2021 OFF-Highway
Digitalising To Deliver Actionable Data

Digitalising To Deliver Actionable Data

Mobile hydraulics expert Terry Hershberger draws attention to key trends in controls and IoT connectivity to improve machine design and end-user operations. Digitalising To Deliver Actionable Data Off-highway equipment manufacturers are increasingly working with suppliers of drivetrain systems and ElectroHydraulic (EH) system suppliers to advance the Digitalising of mobile-machine technology. OEMs are completing their own Research & Development efforts to[Read More…]

by August 15, 2021 OFF-Highway
Agility and innovation

Agility and innovation

After an extraordinary FY2020-21, the CV industry is up for another extraordinary year it looks like. The second Covid-19 wave at the beginning of FY2021-22 has disrupted the acquired momentum. The macro economic indicators – the RBI’s original GDP growth forecast for FY2021-22 of 10.5 per cent as well as the Q1 FY2021-22 forecast of 26.2 per cent is unlikely[Read More…]

by July 27, 2021 Domestic, INDUSTRY TALK
Revised FAME II subsidy

Revised FAME II subsidy

The crucial changes prompted by the Government to the FAME II scheme involving electric vehicles are claimed to be on the back of its failure to achieve the desired results. Following the FAME I scheme that was rolled out in 2015 to encourage early adoption of electric vehicles and bring down the country’s dependence on crude oil, much of which[Read More…]

by July 15, 2021 INDUSTRY TALK