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2008-12-02
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The no. 989 from Grieve is an electrically heated, 2000ºF (1093ºC) inert atmosphere furnace used to process fabricated parts such as auto body frames.
2008-12-02
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Serving an intricately connected set of professionals along the product life cycle such as designers, engineers, and material experts, RTT USA’s RTT DeltaGen 8.0 is the latest version of its 3-D design and visualization software package.
2008-12-02
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TandN Products features the NASCAR-approved Saf to GO lug nut that indicates when it is safely snug to the wheel.
2008-11-26
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Reducing noise and saving weight are often conflicting elements when engineering a new car, but JSP has developed a new form of its ARPRO sound-absorption material claimed to enable noise-reduction levels up to 10 times that of regular ARPRO.
2008-11-24
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Dreams and imaginations are what propel us as a society into the future. Also, they help transcend and overcome challenging times like we face today. While such times can strike paralyzing fear into many, an unbridled imagination can lift us out of such doldrums and help to create a new economy.
2008-11-24
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For the fourth year in a row, a different Chinese automaker will make its debut at the North American International Auto Show. The new-to-NAIAS Chinese OEM at the Jan. 11-25 event in Detroit will be Brilliance Auto, which produces its own models under the Zhonghua (sedans) and Jinbei (minibuses) brands, as well as 3 Series and 5 Series sedan models for BMW.
2008-11-24
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Clean diesel engine technology powered 23 Audi vehicles from New York to California as journalists participated in a performance and fuel economy-focused marathon covering more than 4,800 miles.
2008-11-18
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The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is working on rules related to the sometimes dangerous quietness of hybrid-electric and electric vehicles, as well as the energy-absorption characteristics of vehicle front ends.
2008-11-17
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The Indian Tata Motors company, which plans to launch an electric model – the Indica EV – in Europe next year, has bought a majority stake in a Norwegian specialist company.
2008-11-16
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The 500 Abarth, which was launched earlier this year, has proved a significant model in its own r­ight, and now the range has been further extended. The 2008 Paris Motor Show saw the presentation of the 500 Abarth Assetto Corse for track racing and of the "esseesse" tuning kit for 500 Abarth road cars.
2008-11-16
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The development of hybrid race and rally cars is a relatively new area of motorsports technology that is bringing particular challenges and opportunities for specialist companies. With its extensive knowledge and experience in hybrid and electric vehicle R&D, Lotus Engineering is one of them.
2008-11-16
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The company plans to begin series production of an all-electric model in the medium term, and to mark the serious intent of its philosophy, it will unveil the lithium-ion battery equipped Mini E (Electric) technology demonstrator at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
2008-11-16
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With 272 technical presentations in eight parallel sections, the FISITA Automotive World Congress held in Munich in September covered the full spectrum of current automotive innovation. And yet there was one common denominator that every plenary and panel session speaker repeated.
2008-11-16
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Although there will be some­ growth in alternatives, 80% of world energy needs will continue to be supplied by oil, natural gas, and coal as far ahead as 2030, according to projections by ExxonMobil. A recent spike to over $140 per barrel of crude was unsustainable, an ExxonMobil executive told a joint meeting of SAE Met Section and the New York City chapter of NAFA Fleet Management Association.
2008-11-16
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A new collaborative project to enhance laser technology is under way between GSI Group’s Laser Division, the Laser and Photonics Applications Group at Heriot-Watt University, PowerPhotonic, and Cranfield University.
2008-11-16
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Lithium-ion-cell designs reduce size and weight compared to the battery technologies now being used in hybrid vehicles, but their costs remain higher than alternatives already in high volume. Battery researchers are examining ­every aspect of their materials and processes to make lithium technologies more cost-effective.
2008-11-16
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Automakers who have been adjusting their business models over the past few years are likely to increase their efforts during this period of dramatic change. As consumers clamor for connectivity, partnerships are needed, but new strategies must also address the heightened pressure for profits.
2008-11-16
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“Ceramic-based electronic components offer either a downsizing path or less cost over traditional materials, depending on the application,” said Peter Tiller, Senior Group Product Manager for Murata. He believes ceramics offer incremental reliability and robustness over traditional materials.
2008-11-15
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Toyota recently announced plans to build the Corolla and a new compact vehicle at a plant to be bult in India. The ¥68 billion plant will be built near Bangalore in the state of Karnataka, with start of production slated for 2010.
2008-11-15
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The Si474x from Silicon Laboratories is the industry's smallest fully integrated automotive AM/FM radio receiver integrated circuit (IC).
2008-11-15
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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on Nov. 5 revealed details of the rules it will use in disbursing federal loans to automakers and component makers. To be considered for the first round of loans from the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Incentive Program and its $25 billion pot, companies must apply by Dec. 31.
2008-11-15
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The PowerWise LMH6553 from National Semiconductor is a fully differential amplifier that includes a programmable output-limiting clamp for protecting analog-to-digital converters and other downstream circuitry from over-voltage events.
2008-11-15
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Midtronics’ EL-49642 service programming system (SPS) programming support tool provides voltage control and clean power, eliminating potential fluctuations and spiking, or a loss of voltage that could interrupt SPS programming events and cause a controller to lock up.
2008-11-15
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PoreSeal resins from IMPCO are formulated for the sponge-like attributes of powder-metal (P/M) porosity.
2008-11-13
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Germany's Hella KGaA Hueck & Co. recently opened its first electronics manufacturing plant in Mexico. Located about 155 mi (250 km) north of Mexico City in San Jose Iturbide, the 275,000-ft² (26,000-m²) plant will employ more than 100 people.
2008-11-13
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A recently approved amendment to a European Commission (EC) directive mandates the fitment of daytime running lamps to all types of motor vehicles in the European Union, according to InterRegs. The directive, 2008/89/EC, requires that from Feb. 7, 2011, all new types of passenger cars, multipurpose passenger vehicles, and goods vehicles with a GVW not exceeding 3500 kg be fitted with daytime running lamps.
2008-11-13
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The Cognex Checker 252 vision sensor offers expanded inspection capabilities.
2008-11-12
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Ford begins converting three plants, with one being the Michigan truck plant, which will produce C-platform cars in 2010.
2008-11-06
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The crash test dummy has an able-bodied sidekick whose internal organs are virtually identical to that of an average adult male.
2008-11-06
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A suspension supplier took the customization route to obtain a comprehensive apparatus for testing and verifying in-development technology for passenger vehicles.