On-highway | Off-highway | Defense

Smart Machines. The Digitalization of Machines

September 10-12, 2024 | Schaumburg, Illinois



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Improving Commercial, Software Defined Vehicles

COMVEC™ returns to Schaumburg, IL, in 2024!

We are in the fast lane, driving toward a software-defined future. The commercial vehicle industry must come together to exchange ideas, get up to date on research and technology, and tackle challenges — so the world can continue to depend on us. SAE International’s COMVEC™ is the leading forum where global experts in the on-highway, off-highway and defense sectors collaborate in a neutral environment to find advanced solutions that will keep CV reliable, sustainable and efficient. The forum will also cover ever-evolving standards to help everyone stay ahead of new regulations.

Jill Sanchez networking at COMVEC 2023

COMVEC 2024 Leadership

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Event Venue

Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center, 1151 N Thoreau Drive N Schaumburg, IL 60173




BorgWarner targets more-sustainable e-motors

Posted: November 8, 2023

All components of an electric propulsion system - the motor, battery pack and inverter, in particular - are interrelated and optimized for a system function. Still, there are significant trade-offs in costs and what's best for sustainability when developing today's e-drive systems, according to Dave Dulton, director of rotating electric machines, PowerDrive Systems at BorgWarner Inc.

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Smart Engineering for Sustainability

Posted: October 4, 2023

Sustainability extends beyond just decarbonization. A term popping up more and more in executive and engineering-focused presentations is “circular economy,” referring to a closed-loop production cycle that seeks to minimize resource inputs and reduce or eliminate waste and emissions.

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Conference Report: SAE COMVEC 2023

Posted: September 29, 2023

COMVEC is a leading forum for the commercial vehicle industry that facilitates the exchange of information on research and technology among experts in the on-highway, off-highway and defense sectors.

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Deere’s ingredients for innovation

Posted: July 28, 2023

At John Deere’s inaugural Tech Summit this past spring in Austin, Texas – the location of one of the company’s micro-technology hubs and a recently purchased farm on which to conduct R&D activities [...]

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