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2015-05-26
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RKLAB AG is developing a self-pressurizing fuel injector that uses an electro-hydraulic multiplier to magnify pressure, and high speed, high flow valving to control fuel delivery. It is designed to provide the potential to reduce engine out emissions sufficiently to eliminate the need for aftertreatment.
2015-05-26
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Connected vehicles bring many of the benefits gained with Internet access, but they also bring security issues including the threat of cyber attacks. That’s forcing design teams throughout the automotive supply chain to focus on a broad range of security technologies that create a holistic defense strategy. Defense in depth is the watchword.
2015-05-26
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Molex Inc. has introduced the Super Sabre Power Connector System for all high-current applications where flexible wire-to-wire and wire-to-board configurations are required.
2015-05-26
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The mobility industry is encouraged to get on board quickly and work with other sectors toward common solutions related to the Internet of Things including increasing vehicle safety and reliability, improving the user experience, and exposing new revenue streams for manufacturers and service providers.
2015-05-26
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Sensors gather information about the vehicle, its performance, and the surrounding environment. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the sensors and microprocessors on the 2016 Ford GT. 
2015-05-18
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Using the benchmark Alpha mixed-materials architecture that it pioneered on Cadillac ATS, GM takes over 200 lb out of the admittedly overweight 2015 Camaro and adds its first turbocharged four-cylinder powertrain.
2015-05-14
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The newly named Johnson Controls Vehicle Engineering Laboratory, on the Lawrence Technological University campus in Michigan, will serve the energy-storage-system supplier and benefit LTU engineering students.
2015-05-14
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To charge an electric car, you typically plug it in to a power source. An alternative to plugging in is called inductive charging. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at Audi's new Q7 e-tron plug-in hybrid with wireless charging technology.
2015-05-12
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ICS Laser Technologies was able to provide dependable rapid scanning of data matrix codes molded in plastic, thus reducing substantial label costs, especially in high-volume conditions.
2015-05-11
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Many companies are planning for the eventual adoption of vehicle-to vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications, with Xerox targeting tolling and commercial vehicle monitoring.
2015-05-11
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To debut in the next-generation A4 due later this year, the new 2.0-L TFSI unit takes gasoline technology a step closer to diesel-like fuel consumption and torque capability.
2015-05-08
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Tad Young kept his 22-person team on task with designing and building their F-SAE racecar on a next-to-nothing budget.
2015-05-08
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Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne believes the existing auto industry needs to be consolidated. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at Marchionne's claim that the auto industry is becoming too costly for all but the biggest players.
2015-05-08
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The HR-V subcompact SUV mixes the Fit platform with Civic and CR-V powertrain systems.
2015-04-30
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A key to connecting smart phones to third-party software developers' mind-boggling array of mobile applications is the application programming interface. The husband and wife team behind Road Rules discuss discuss a range of topics from car hacking that is mostly overblown to apps that use more car data.
2015-04-30
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The SVAutobiography has a two-tone paint scheme and uprated supercharged version of 5.0-L V8.
2015-04-30
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New AWD systems from BorgWarner and Honda deliver significant improvements in efficiency, as well as vehicle dynamic performance.
2015-04-28
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More and more, Honda vehicles are getting their start on the CAD screens of American designers based in central Ohio, rather than those in Japan. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the busy year for Honda engineers in Raymond, OH. 
2015-04-28
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FCEV advocates point to new stack platforms with greater power density, and manufacturing strategies aimed at building production scale.
2015-04-24
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Traffic gridlock, accident fatalities, and vehicle emissions are not good things. So the underlying challenge for the auto industry is to develop and use technologies appropriately for society. Matschi was the Thursday morning keynote speaker in the AVL theater inside Detroit’s Cobo Center at the 2015 SAE World Congress.
2015-04-24
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Initial focus is on battery, starter, and fuel pump to provide early warnings of impending issues with starting a car, as discussed in a 2015 SAE World Congress panel. The 4G connection in 2016 Chevrolets obtains data, cloud server holds the analysis algorithms.
2015-04-24
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As connectivity expands throughout the transportation industry, it’s transforming security from door locks to firewalls and antivirus programs. Aircraft and ground vehicle representatives discussed the topic during the “Technical Expert Panel Discussion: With connectivity, comes risks - cybersecurity and safety” at the 2015 SAE World Congress.
2015-04-24
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There’s been a push to wean vehicles from petroleum, but fossil fuels will contain to power the transportation field for the next few decades, according to the Exxon Mobil researcher who advises the company’s corporate executives. He spoke at the 2015 SAE World Congress.
2015-04-24
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Car buyers want a human-machine interface that lets them bring in personal devices and perform all kinds of tasks whenever they want, and they don’t want to have to read a manual or spend time learning how to manage their many options. Panelists grappled with solutions to this vexing challenge during a 2015 SAE World Congress panel.
2015-04-24
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The six-wheeled Curiosity rover exploring Mars' surface gets its instructions from a lead driver working inside the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA. Matt Heverly, Curiosity’s lead driver, spoke to 2015 SAE World Congress attendees gathered Wednesday afternoon inside the Tech Hub on the main show floor.
2015-04-22
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Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil sees a remarkable century with autonomous vehicles transporting smarter, healthier persons to various destinations.
2015-04-22
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Automotive planners and developers are working overtime to provide more autonomous features and functions, but there’s still plenty of uncertainty surrounding driverless cars.
2015-04-21
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In advance of the 2015 SAE World Congress, Controlled Power Technologies said it could triple its current 50-person workforce as its portfolio of advanced technologies edge closer to commercialization reality.
2015-04-21
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The 2016 seven-passenger crossover redesign reflects Mitsubishi's new design language and its powertrain features a new CVT with ratio spread of 7.0 for improved performance and fuel economy.
2015-04-21
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Although 30% of traffic fatalities are alcohol-related, and electronic Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety has appeal, more targeted approaches to reducing them are being taken by car makers. Programs aimed at reducing teen driver accidents and death were described at the 25th annual World Traffic Safety Symposium during the New York Auto Show.
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