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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.
2008-11-05
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When automotive and electronics industries converged on Detroit for the Convergence 2008 conference, they saw a subtle yet major shift throughout the keynotes, technical presentations, and show floor exhibits. Instead of focusing on new features, the conference concentrated on what will meet real customer needs.
2008-11-05
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Optimizing vehicle fuel efficiency by providing the powertrain and driver with detailed digital previews of the road ahead is one of the potential benefits of eHorizon, a new software package being developed by Continental's Multimedia business unit and discussed at Convergence 2008.
2008-11-05
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Even during the world’s current erratic economic conditions, the task of designing vehicle applications that rely on electrical/electronic technologies continues seemingly unabated.
2008-11-05
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General Motors has not released many supplier names for its Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicle program, slated for production in 2010. So Germany-based Buehler Motor GmbH is way ahead of the pack in confirming a production contract for a key application for the car.
2008-11-05
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CPUTech is now offering its SystemLab PS system for automotive and off-highway vehicle control simulations. First developed for the U.S. Army’s Bradley armored vehicle program, the company believes automotive engineers will benefit from its speed and ability to model systems with high fidelity.
2008-11-05
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The growing demand for LCDs in center stacks and clusters is driving up demand for graphic controllers. Fujitsu Microelectronics is addressing that with a device that trims power consumption and memory requirements.
2008-11-05
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The steady electrification of the vehicle and rapid emergence of biofuels are driving new product-development activities across the automotive-electronics sector. For analog and mixed-signal application-specific integrated circuit supplier ZMD, exhibiting at Convergence 2008, these trends have made sensor technologies a major growth area.
2008-11-05
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Over the next few years, communications will play an increasing role in a drive to improve safety on America’s roadways.
2008-11-05
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Start-up companies typically are slow to turn a profit, and satellite radio is certainly not an exception to that undesirable financial malady.
2008-11-04
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A European-based company recently opened its first overseas testing facility, and the U.S. site offers test machines not found elsewhere in the domestic market.
2008-11-04
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Replicating the environmental conditions in which hybrid vehicle electric motors operate brings a new dimension to accelerated durability testing.
2008-11-04
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A supplier's test-shop-on-wheels enables engineers to test and install properly fitted wiper blades in a few hours, saving the time and cost associated with the conventional weeks-long approach to testing.
2008-11-04
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Quality improvements, fresh design, and a major racing title are sharpening the Spanish brand, says Erich Schmitt.
2008-10-31
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Designing a city car that meets a spread of criteria from frugality to safety, and low emissions to practicality, has spawned many theoretical and some practical solutions over the past two decades in Europe, notably the smart from Daimler.
2008-10-31
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Cosma International, an operating unit of Magna International, has announced that it will build a plant in Pune, India, bringing the number of Cosma operations in that country to two. The company has a fully equipped product and process engineering services group in Bangalore.
2008-10-31
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Traditionally smaller than its nearest midsize competitors—the Honda Accord, Nissan Altima, and Toyota Camry—the Mazda6 has, since its introduction in 2003, been unable to rightfully shine.
2008-10-28
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Autoliv’s new "Light-Pack Anti-Sliding" airbag is equipping the coupe version of Renault’s second-generation Mégane range.
2008-10-28
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The electric gear-driven toy vehicles emblazoned with SAE International in bold blue lettering convey a hands-on message to students that math and science equals creative fun.
2008-10-28
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Diesel technology becomes even more efficient as Mercedes-Benz reveals its C250CDI BlueEFFICIENCY Prime Edition model at the Paris Motor Show.
2008-10-27
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Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) will cease truck manufacturing operations at the St. Thomas, Ontario, plant in March as part of its decision to kill the Sterling truck brand. Workers at the plant currently manufacture Sterling medium- and heavy-duty trucks.
2008-10-27
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According to InterRegs, the introduction of hydrogen-fueled vehicles into the European market came a step closer to reality recently when the European Parliament adopted a draft European Commission regulation on hydrogen fuel systems.
2008-10-27
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Visteon Corp. recently opened an office in St. Petersburg, Russia, to provide customers with a local interface to the company's global engineering and manufacturing resources and to be a center for new business development.
2008-10-27
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The company introduced a new hydrodynamic interface between engine and transmission for heavy trucks at the IAA Commercial Vehicles show.
2008-10-27
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Better known as a producer of motorhomes in Europe, German manufacturer Hymer unveiled a prototype electrically powered light cargo van at the recent IAA Commercial Vehicles show. Designed around what the company refers to as a boat chassis, the spaceframe construction would accommodate the complete electric drivetrain beneath the sandwich floor toward the rear of the chassis.
2008-10-27
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The supplier revealed its medium- and heavy-duty diesel fuel injection systems, designed to meet the needs of engine manufacturers for Euro 6, U.S. EPA 2010, Japan PNLTR, and future emissions requirements, at the recent IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover, Germany.
2008-10-24
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Volkswagen announced its intention to enter the pickup truck market in fall 2009, at the IAA Hannover Show. The unnamed pickup was shown as a concept coastguard search-and-rescue vehicle. It will be built in VW’s Pacheco plant in Argentina.
2008-10-24
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WABCO Vehicle Control Systems demonstrated at the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in September an extension to the OnGuard collision mitigation system with active braking that was launched earlier this year in North America. OnGuardMax, claims the Tier 1 supplier to heavy-duty commercial vehicles, is the industry’s first system for autonomous emergency braking (AEB) in collision-imminent situations with moving or stopped vehicles.
2008-10-24
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Many of the key issues currently affecting the passenger-car industry are impacting the commercial-vehicle industry as well. Likewise, a good many of the technologies suppliers come up with for one industry can also benefit the other. That is indeed the case with BASF and some of its material solutions that were on display at September’s IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover, Germany.