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2014-11-21
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General Motors on Nov. 20 announced four major personnel changes with the goal of improving customer satisfaction. The moves are effective immediately. All of the people involved have held engineering positions with the company. • Alicia Boler-Davis, currently Senior Vice President, Global Quality and Customer Experience, is named Senior Vice President, Global Connected Customer Experience. • Grace Lieblein, currently Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain, is named Vice President, Global Quality. • Steve Kiefer, currently Vice President, Global Powertrain, is named Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. • Dan Nicholson (SAE Member, 1988), currently Executive Director of Powertrain Embedded Controls, is promoted to Global Powertrain Vice President, assuming Kiefer’s responsibility. • Mary Chan, Vice President, Global Connected Consumer, has elected to leave GM to pursue other opportunities.
2014-11-20
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TRW stockholders representing 79% of the company's shares outstanding have voted to allow the proposed acquisition of the company by ZF to proceed. Under the terms of the agreement, ZF will acquire TRW in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $12.4 billion based on equity value.
2014-11-19
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The rise of new geographical auto markets (and stagnation of others), the proliferation of new "connected-car" technologies including automated driving, and a diminishing case for car ownership are among a number of challenges facing automotive industry decision makers.
2014-11-19
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Technology developed by Tech Mahindra for vehicle-to-infrastructure and vehicle-to-vehicle communication provides a blueprint for creating a gateway that will help achieve seamless V2X mobility.
2014-11-19
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The new Shelby Mustang's street-vs-track development ratio was more biased toward the track than the majority of cars from Ford Performance Enginering—even versus the GT500.
2014-11-18
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If you restore vintage cars, trucks, and motorcycles, SAE International is looking for your expertise. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the collaboration between the Historic Vehicle Association and SAE to develop standards for the preservation, restoration, responsible use, and classification of historic vehicles. 
2014-11-18
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Ford's choice of crankshaft type for the new 5.2-L high-performance V8 gives the new GT350 a thrilling and unique exhaust tone—but was nearly killed due to severe NVH issues.
2014-11-18
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Market success of the new fuel-cell sedan depends to a large extent on steady installation of hydrogen fueling stations worldwide.
2014-11-18
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"Craft shop" approach of low-volume, all-aluminum, high-end makes is too restrictive for America's best-selling vehicle. SEMA Show training classes by I-CAR demonstrate special techniques necessary and the learning curve for mainstream body shop technicians.
2014-11-18
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Potential exists for more efficient re-use of rare earth elements, Purdue professor asserts. Regardless of choice, original component design should be engineered for dismantling to enhance end-of-life recovery, he tells Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week forum in Las Vegas.
2014-11-17
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Among the many premium interior features in the 2015 Hyundai Genesis is a “world-first” safety technology—an in-cabin CO2 sensor control system, located under the glove box, that combats occupant drowsiness.
2014-11-17
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The Association of Global Automakers and its 12 member companies have unveiled auto industry consumer privacy protection principles (http://www.globalautomakers.org/topic/privacy) for vehicle technologies and services.
2014-11-17
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Mazda is developing the 2016 MX-5 as an affordable, turnkey, "ready-to-race" platform for global competition.
2014-11-17
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The new release of MapleSim from Maplesoft makes it substantially easier to explore and validate designs, create and manage libraries of custom components, and use MapleSim models within the engineering toolchain.
2014-11-17
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What will it take to make Lincoln a profitable global luxury brand? In this episode of Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at Ford's new plan to overhaul Lincoln. SAE Eye on Engineering can be viewed at http://youtu.be/4msox7_ALN8. 
2014-11-14
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Dana Holding Corp.'s Long brand of integrated cooling plates are designed to enhance heat transfer of insulated gate bipolar transistor switches.
2014-11-14
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The refreshed Charger line gets slipperier sheet metal and a new 707-hp halo model.
2014-11-13
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Having two gear ratios rather than the single ratio that is typical of EVs enables the eAxle to boost the i8's all-wheel-drive performance across its entire speed range.
2014-11-13
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A Ford safety application took the grand prize at the 2014 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Automotive Innovation Awards gala on November 12 in Livonia, MI.
2014-11-12
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The AD2410 transceiver from Analog Devices, Inc.(ADI) is the first in a family of devices that enables ADI’s new automotive audio bus, which significantly reduces the weight of existing cable harnesses, resulting in improved vehicle fuel efficiency while delivering high fidelity audio.
2014-11-12
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The Asterion combines the naturally aspirated V10 engine of the Huracan with three electric motors to provide a powerful gasoline/electric powertrain with low carbon dioxide emissions.
2014-11-12
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A Level 2 electric vehicle charger that can dispense power based on the available grid supply is undergoing its first field test in Detroit.
2014-11-12
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Announced as part of a large change in personnel, Ford has named Kim Pittel its Vice President, Sustainability, Environment & Safety Engineering, effective Jan. 1, 2015. In this new role, she will be responsible for the continued development and implementation of the company’s global environment and safety strategy, policy and performance, and Ford’s Blueprint for Sustainability.
2014-11-12
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When a pedestrian appears on the road ahead of your car, it's a potentially dangerous situation. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at Honda's new driver-assist feature called "Honda Sensing."
2014-11-05
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A number of product introductions at SAE 2014 Convergence highlighted growing industry support for Ethernet. Support from chip makers and tool providers will help expand the infrastructure for the ubiquitous architecture.
2014-11-05
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Connected vehicles bring many benefits, helping both drivers and traffic managers. However, it can be difficult for traffic managers to analyze and use the enormous amounts of data collected when every vehicle constantly transmits speed, direction, and other data points. That’s prompting many groups to see how big data schemes can be adapted for the transportation industry.
2014-11-04
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The basic architecture of General Motors' small block V8 has remained the same since 1955, but now a new crate engine with modern-day advanced technologies is available on the aftermarket.
2014-11-03
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PSA Peugeot Citroën worked with chemical company BASF and Swiss company Rehau on the development of the Citroën Cactus’s UV-stable thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) exterior detailing.
2014-11-03
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Mechanical Simulation Corp.’s CarSim 9.0 vehicle dynamics software upgrade features major enhancements to the math models, visualization tools, database, and overall architecture.
2014-10-29
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Think you know about motor oils and the latest technologies within them? Read this article.
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