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2016-05-25
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Basing the fourth-generation Prius on Toyota's all-new global modular platform created many challenges for Kauaki Shingo's development team but it also brought major opportunities.
2016-05-25
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The auto industry's crusade to reduce vehicle weight is creating clever new manufacturing techniques.
2016-05-24
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Mazda's new flagship SUV sheds significant weight with a high-strength steel intensive body structure, while introducing a new turbocharged 4-cylinder and improved interior.
2016-05-20
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The first fruit of the latest Ford and GM join project on transmissions was unveiled recently, and it sure looks sweet. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Editor-In-Chief Lindsay Brooke looks at Ford and GM's new 10-speed automatic transmission.
2016-05-19
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General Motors intends to transform materials-joining technology with a new multi-patented process for spot-welding steel to aluminum
2016-05-17
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New vehicles are safer and more efficient thanks in part to the increasing use of new high-strength steels. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Editor-In-Chief Lindsay Brooke examines the alleged hacking of U.S. Steel development secrets.
2016-05-16
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Stealing engineering talent has always been part of the competition in the auto world. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Editor-In-Chief Lindsay Brooke looks at the ongoing issue of retaining talent in the car business.
2016-05-16
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OEMs need to understand the difference between process improvement and work relations improvement, noted Dr. John Henke, whose annual Planning Perspectives studies have become an industry bellwether.
2016-05-16
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Powered exoskeletons, perhaps the ultimate in personal mobility, are no longer mere sci-fi/comic book fantasies. Hyundai/Kia is among the innovators working to reduce system cost in this exciting field.
2016-05-15
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With the first-generation Honda Ridgeline, buyers weren't ready for a unibody pickup with odd styling. For the 2017 model, the design is normal—and unibody refinement might be a concept whose time has come.
2016-05-14
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GKN's clever Twinster AWD overspeeds the rear wheels by 2%, enabling sharper turn-in and making controlled drifts easy to execute.
2016-05-14
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Ann Arbor, Michigan is fast becoming the world capital of testing and research for connected cars, automated driving, and safety technology.
2016-05-14
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The Adaptive Platform set for 2017 will provide a software framework for more complex systems and help engineers increase bandwidth by implementing Ethernet.
2016-05-14
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New organic chemicals are replacing nasty VOC-laden PVC and other materials, say experts at the 2016 WardsAuto Interiors Conference.
2016-05-12
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National Renewal Energy Laboratory tests use of insulation and other techniques to reduce A/C cooling and heating loads by more than 30%. Savings for cooling alone estimated at 774 gal/yr of diesel fuel compared with overnight idling.
2016-04-27
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Take-it-to-the-limit testing is typically reserved for vehicle development teams, but Jaguar's route and the sensational topography clearly gave Automotive Engineering good insight into F-Pace's dynamic capabilities and its four-year development.
2016-04-27
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Strong global automotive market growth has sparked optimism in Taiwan’s automotive electronics market. Suppliers and government planners predict considerable growth over the next few years, with many hoping to make OEM sales a solid portion of that expansion.
2016-04-25
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A maker of expansion valves has demonstrated a significant reduction in A/C compressor workload, benefiting vehicle energy use, by going electronic.
2016-04-25
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Nissan VP of global product strategy Keno Kato talks about the GT-R supercar's role in Nissan’s product-development “ethic" and why performance and autonomous development aren't mutually exclusive.
2016-04-25
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Jack Yamaguchi, SAE's veteran Japan Editor, is considered the “dean” of Japan’s automotive journalists. Over a career spanning 50 years, Jack has conducted hundreds of interviews with engineering leaders including the new President of Honda R&D in the May issue.
2016-04-25
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Honeywell has entered into a supply agreement and technology license with an Indian manufacturer to produce Honeywell Solstice yf, an automobile refrigerant with a global warming potential (GWP) of less than 1.
2016-04-25
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ZF TRW recently announced through its joint venture, Brakes India Ltd, that it has won the first business award for its Electric Park Brake (EPB) system in India. Launching with a major global vehicle manufacturer, the technology will start production in 2017, marking the first launch of its kind for the Indian market, the supplier claims.
2016-04-24
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Days ahead of the 2016 Beijing Motor Show, Shell OIl unveiled its collaboration with Gordon Murray Design and Geo Technology, a city car concept that's all about efficiency.
2016-04-24
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An MIT student-inventor's hybrid transmission concept aims to provide high-speed sports cars an energy-smart attitude without compromise.
2016-04-24
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Consortium of OEMs and suppliers worked on all fronts, while the SAE Interior Climate Control Committee reopened a suite of draft standards to prepare for possible importation of cars with R-744: CO2 as a refrigerant.
2016-04-20
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Carbodeon has developed a new additive for fluoropolymer coatings, based on its uDiamond NanoDiamond technology. It targets solvent-based coatings used across multiple industries including automotive, aerospace, and industrial.
2016-04-20
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Steute Industrial Controls offers a comprehensive line of wireless, batteryless limit switches that feature an internal electrodynamic energy generator.
2016-04-20
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New advances in manufacturing have allowed Smalley engineers to design and manufacture wave springs and retaining rings as small as 4 mm (0.16 in) in diameter.
2016-04-20
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Experts say Phase Change Material (PCM) formulated for high latent heat capacity can provide cabin warmth for a typical U.S. daily commute, with residual capacity insulated for an EV parked during an eight-hour workday.
2016-04-20
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Proven on 11 million HD diesels, turbocharger speed sensors offer significant benefits to light-duty gasoline and diesel engines.
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