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2014-04-24
Johnson Controls’ FreshPer4mance coating for fabrics repels dirt and liquid from automotive seats and protects passengers from microbes and static.
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2014-04-24
A recent EPA analysis shows that of the MY2014 offerings, 34% already meet 2016 GHG and CAFE targets.
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2014-04-24
With 76% high-strength and ultra-high-strength steel, larger welds, and extensive use of structural adhesives, the design is predicted to get top ratings from NHTSA and IIHS. Other highlights are a direct-injection 3.3-L V6, hands- and feet-free liftgate, and UVO infotainment with new eServices.
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2014-04-23
In a bid to deliver a system that combines quality control with process control, Hexagon introduces its 360° Smart Inline Measurement Solutions for automotive applications.
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2014-04-23
Available for the first time in the U.S., FORGE GUARD from FUJIFILM Electronic Materials U.S.A., Inc. is a security label that offers manufacturers of automobile parts or machinery a new alternative for their brand and anti-counterfeiting protection requirements.
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2014-04-23
Chevrolet Trax and Honda HR-V, based on the Sonic and Fit, will use the same engines as the cars, offer all-wheel drive, slot in below Chevy Equinox and Honda CR-V.
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2014-04-23
The 2015 model carries on with the same gasoline V6 as before, but a mass reduction, reduced drag, and tweaks to the drivetrain tuning for more efficiency combine to boost fuel economy by 20%.
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2014-04-22
The new QX80 Limited obviously is looking for conquest sales from the Cadillac Escalade and Mercedes-Benz GL-Class owners or prospects who've decided to consider something a bit different.
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2014-04-22
Fuel economy was one focus and is up to 33 mpg highway on 2.5-L four-cylinder model, with a continuously variable transmissions now standard on four- and six-cylinder models. The twin-camera Eye Sight pre-collision system has a wider-angle capability, and a continuation of IIHS Top Safety Pick + rating is expected.
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2014-04-22
In part to improve safety performance of its vehicles and to enhance cross-system integration, General Motors is restructuring its global vehicle-engineering organization. It will now consist of two units: Global Product Integrity and Global Vehicle Components and Subsystems.
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2014-04-22
The SAE International Motor Vehicle Council (MVC) has indicated support for a proposal by the Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) to cooperate in the development and publication of best-practice guidelines for preservation, restoration, and responsible use of historic vehicles.
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2014-04-22
The new S-Class branded all-wheel-drive full-size coupe has even more twin-turbo V8 power than before.
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2014-04-22
The company celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Mustang's launch with the introduction of the 2015 convertible and a 50th anniversary special edition at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. Refreshed Focus gets dynamic and electronic improvements.
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2014-04-22
The company has significantly improved the model getting its first North American showing at the 2014 New York International Auto Show.
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2014-04-22
It incorporates innovative technologies for off-road use including capability for driver to operate vehicle from outside, enhanced terrain response system, and seemingly transparent hood to see road surface under vehicle.
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2014-04-21
The Agera two-seat sports car has all carbon-fiber body, carbon-fiber wheels, and an in-house developed 5.0-L V8 rated at 1100 hp (821 kW) on premium pump gasoline, 1200 hp (895 kW) on E85. The transmission is a special dual-clutch 7-speed design developed in conjunction with Cima.
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2014-04-21
Vehicle has 18 mi/30 km all-electric range from lithium-ion battery pack. Uses 2.0-l twin-scroll turbo engine with combination peak output of 270 hp/201 kW and 300 lb ft/407 N-m. Offers "predictive navigation" for high fuel efficiency, and can save battery capacity for areas that may require electric vehicle-only operation. European drive cycle ratings are 3.8 l/100 km (62 mpg) and just 89 grams CO₂/100 km.
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2014-04-21
Renesas remained king the automotive semiconductor race in 2013, with the company’s dominance in microcomponents and logic ICs (integrated circuits) helping it to hold a half-billion-dollar gap over the second-place competitor, Infineon.
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2014-04-17
The body of the U.S. market's best-selling sedan is almost all-new, with atypically aggressive front treatment. Toyota expects the car, which comes to market as 2015 model in the Fall, to carry a Top Safety Pick + rating from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, along with a NHTSA 5-star rating.
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2014-04-17
Charger, with its new sheet metal, received the majority of the L-platform investment, but both modern muscle machines get new transmissions, EPS, chassis upgrades, all-new electrical architectures, "Performance Pages" driver interface, and more performance.
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2014-04-16
In the wake of its ignition switch recall, General Motors CEO Mary Barra has announced creation of a Global Product Integrity organization. Housed within the Global Production Development group, it will "build on the formula and specific actions we have taken in recent years to lead the industry in vehicle dynamics," Barra said at the 2014 New York International Auto Show.
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2014-04-16
Fuel economy with a CVT hits 41 mpg highway, while its new engine has double overhead cams, direct injection, and variable lift and cam phasing. Car continues with packaging innovation, gets 4.8 in (122 mm) more rear legroom.
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2014-04-16
Acoustic panels are installed almost everywhere including in front of the engine and on the rear hatch.
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2014-04-16
The all-new sports car poses a crucial question: Is it too clever by half? Dr. Andre Ebner, who heads the company’s development of onboard systems, argues very strongly that it is not.
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2014-04-15
Written for those who have an interest in or need to understand automotive fuels, SAE International offers the third edition of its best-selling Automotive Fuels Reference Book.
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2014-04-15
Virtual prototypes are getting more realistic. Honda is designing total vehicles using real-time systems, while Peugeot is using digital technology to create HMIs.
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2014-04-15
With its i3 slated to reach U.S. customer hands in early May, BMW is ramping up production of its first mass-produced all-electric vehicle.
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2014-04-15
Toyota Technical Center (TTC) recently named Monte Kaehr to the position of American Chief Engineer, with responsibility for the Camry. He is only the fifth person to attain the title of American Chief Engineer at TTC, a division of Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, N.A.
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2014-04-15
Will fuel-cell motive power be necessary if lithium-air battery technology proves a success?
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2014-04-15
Freescale Semiconductor and Broadcom Corp. have created the industry’s first fully integrated, packaged microcontroller (MCU) and physical layer transceiver (PHY) solution for use in 360 degree camera systems.
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