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No A/C, Windows Open for Summer Driving Doesn't Save Fuel

Conventional wisdom suggests that rolling down windows and turning off the A/C during summer driving can help improve fuel economy. However, a group of SAE International engineers hope to enlighten drivers about this misconception.

Detroit to Host EV Safety Summit

WARRENDALE, PA - The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and SAE International will co-sponsor the 2nd Annual Electric Vehicle Safety Standards Summit Sept. 27-28 at the Marriott Detroit Renaissance Center Hotel in Detroit.

Summit to Address EV Safety Issues

DETROIT - The second annual Electric Vehicle Safety Standards Summit, sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association and SAE International, will be held Sept. 27-28 at the Marriott Detroit Renaissance Center Hotel in Detroit.

Calif. EV Station Uses SAE Charging Standard

WOODSIDE, CA - A Sacramento-area electric vehicle charging station, which became operational May 3, is believed to be the first public station employing the updated SAE International standard for electric vehicle charging, according to the Electric Auto Association.

Standard Developed for EV-Grid Communication

WARRENDALE, PA - As plug-in electric vehicles become more common in garages and carports, there will be greater demand on local utility grids. Recognizing the need for a standard set of requirements addressing this issue, SAE International created a new standard, "J2836/1."

Fleets Go For Seat Belts

Like motherhood and the flag, safety belts in cars are rapidly becoming something that everybody is for. Safety experts constantly hammer away at the value of seat belts. States are passing legislation requiring the installation of seat belts. The auto industry, by providing anchors, has made seat belt installation relatively easy and inexpensive. Still it is not enough.