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2015-07-01
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The system, to be offered on nearly all Ford SUVs globally by 2020, uses real-time video from 1-megapixel wide-angle-lens cameras mounted in the vehicle’s grill and lift gate to help drivers see around corners.
2015-07-01
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Its programs include driver brain wave analysis, heart and respiration monitoring, safer autonomous driving, and added driver support.
2015-07-01
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All-new lightweight composite bodyshell, supercharged 336-kW (450-hp) V6 engine, and an open cockpit without windshield or doors—that's Lotus's no-nonsense 3-Eleven, its quickest production model to date.
2015-06-30
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What would the Chevy Camaro be without a convertible version? In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at what GM engineers claim is the most advanced top system in the sporty-car segment. 
2015-06-30
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Lighter, more aerodynamic, and with Off-Road Engineering package, the Mercedes-Benz GLC replaces the GLK.
2015-06-29
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Two years after the third-generation Mitsubishi Outlander arrived in the U.S. market, the crossover utility vehicle was revised for the 2016 MY with new signature front-end styling and 100-plus engineering and design changes.
2015-06-25
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GM's best-selling global product, the new Cruze shifts to the D2XX compact platform--a move helps create a roomier vehicle while weighing less than the outgoing model.
2015-06-23
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Elektrobit releases an easier-to-use toolkit that enables development of multimodal user interfaces with advanced graphics, plus voice-, touch-, and gesture-based commands, for sophisticated human-machine interface (HMI) systems.
2015-06-22
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What if cars could find their own parking spaces in a parking garage, and return to the driver all by themselves by using a smartphone app? In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke talks about a new joint project by Mercedes, Bosch, and the car-sharing company car2go.
2015-06-17
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Results to date show that the tiny engine also performs happily as a 666-cc twin, demonstrating potential for dynamic downsizing of the EcoBoost power unit.
2015-06-10
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Automotive Engineering is serving as media partner for the 2015 Altair Enlighten Award. In collaboration with the Center for Automotive Research (CAR), the annual award recognizes achievements in lightweighting across the automotive industry and will be presented during the CAR Management Briefing Seminars (MBS), August 3-5 in Traverse City, MI.
2015-06-10
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Mitsubishi's top North American product planner talks about the 2016 Outlander and why his team is getting more design and engineering responsibility going forward.
2015-06-09
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New surface scanning technology is being utilized by rFpro to produce digital road models with unprecedented accuracy and speed to help make autonomous driving safer.
2015-06-09
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To reduce cost and improve performance in engines, Honeywell is offering a software tool to embed virtual sensors in engines, using first-principles models that resides in the engine control unit.
2015-06-09
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The AUTOSAR standard is all about improving embedded electronic systems in vehicles, but did you know that it also promotes the early testing of software code? The early testing and validation of embedded software reduces the number of ECU prototypes and additional test systems needed down the road, and it benefits the whole development process.
2015-06-09
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Hand gesture transfer of information from the center console screen to the head-up display or gauge cluster display is a featured capability shown in a demonstration vehicle.
2015-06-09
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Touch screens have become a common interface between drivers and their vehicle. But touch screens can also be distracting. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at Continental Automotive's new haptic feedback display.
2015-06-05
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General Motors gives the compact car a stronger foundation for the ATS-V's more powerful twin-turbo V6, bigger brakes, and stickier tires.
2015-06-05
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The beginnings of the new compact sedan can be traced back to the slightly ethereal, emotional, even psychological world of marketing.
2015-06-05
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Bosch upgrades ABS module for stability control that doesn't intrude.
2015-06-05
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Human-machine interfaces are being designed to alert drivers when they need to take control and respond to events that are beyond the understanding of the electronic controls.
2015-06-04
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Engineers at Bosch are looking to increase car-engine efficiency by using a technology proven in fighter aircraft 70 years ago. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the return of water injection. 
2015-06-04
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The company has put its first complete touch display with haptic feedback into demonstrator vehicles as a prelude to production. The unit is a touch-sensitive 8-in flat screen with an integrated haptic actuator system.
2015-06-04
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As connectivity and eventually autonomous driving become more common, the auto industry may evolve to focus more on car sharing and gaining revenue from connected services. That will require changes in human machine interfaces and business models, according to panelists at SAE World Congress.
2015-06-04
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Motorists may soon be able to point the headlamps of their cars with just their eyes to see better at night.
2015-06-02
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The WI system is in pilot development with a Bosch customer. Test results to date show a reduction of fuel consumption at high loads and low rpm (up to 4% improvement on the NEDC cycle); reduction or avoidance of fuel enrichment and lower exhaust-gas temperatures at high loads and high rpm, and improved torque.
2015-05-29
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Professional engineers must do more to connect with youngsters if the problem of too few qualified technical workers in the United States is to be solved, SAE 2015 World Congress panelists agree.
2015-05-29
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Taiwan’s automotive electronics industry is seeing steady growth as companies focus on selling to OEMs and the growing market in mainland China.
2015-05-27
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A second coolant loop in a Fiat Grande Punto prototype provides liquid cooling of the A/C condenser and turbo intercooler, with potential for including air coolers for engine and transmission oil, power steering fluid and other heat exchangers. Engineers measured a 5% improvement in fuel economy during A/C-on operation during NEDC testing.
2015-05-27
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Efforts to replace tropical rubber trees with a wild desert shrub that grows in Southwestern U.S. and Mexico are just beginning to bear fruit.
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