Criteria

Text:
Sector:
Content:
Display:

Results

Viewing 5011 to 5027 of 5027
2008-03-31
Article
The bombardier beetle’s ability to spray a stinging 100°C (212°F) cocktail from its internal “combustion chamber” over a distance 10 times its own length was the inspiration for a team from Leeds University working to improve automotive fuel injectors using mist technology.
2008-03-31
Article
Valeo claims its electromagnetic valvetrain can help to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 15 to 20% and also deliver up to 15% more torque at low engine speeds by enabling technologies such as cylinder deactivation and infinitely variable valve timing.
2008-03-31
Article
Gasoline direct injection technology offers the potential to satisfy horsepower cravings or improve fuel economy, particularly when coupled with engine downsizing, turbo boosting, or even alternative fuels.
2008-03-31
Article
Cleaning paint fixtures is an important but often time-consuming aspect of the vehicle manufacturing process. KMT Robotic Solutions has launched a robotic cleaning system to remove excess paint on trolleys that transport parts to and from the paint shop, with the goal of reducing the possibility of fire when trolleys are in paint ovens.
2008-03-31
Article
Access to the Internet means Chinese consumers know about new product offerings, and they in turn want “those” products, not the products “that have been obsoleted,” Mei-Wei Cheng, Chairman and CEO of Ford Motor China, said at a recent Asia-focused conference in Michigan.
2008-03-31
Article
Brilliant black exterior paint with hints of shimmering purple makes this aged Czechoslovakian passenger sedan look brand new, but transforming this unique oldie into a focal point for modern interior technologies required 4 km (2.5 mi) of wiring and plenty of brainpower.
2008-03-31
Article
Undeterred by the fact that they have no product to sell in the U.S., five indigenous Chinese automakers are crossing seas to make a sales pitch at this month’s North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. Whether any long-term good comes of it remains to be seen.
2008-03-31
Article
The good news is that by swallowing the reality of a 35-mpg fleet average by 2020, the auto industry may have insulated itself politically against additional carbon-dioxide emissions limits that some states, particularly California, want to impose.
2008-03-31
Article
Higher fuel-efficiency standards for cars and trucks are rearing their political head in a bipartisan greenhouse-gas bill heading for the Senate floor.
2008-03-31
Article
An interior products supplier recently clamped down on commodity craziness by eliminating more than 2000 fasteners from its design bins. IAC's purging process concluded with 39 different connecting devices being deemed cost- and performance-appropriate.
2008-03-31
Article
While traditional paint still dominates automotive-exterior coatings, paint film is steadily replacing it on those surfaces that must deliver high wear resistance. Made by Soliant and competitors including Avery-Denison, Decoma, and Mayco-Schulman, paint film is an ultra-thin painted elastic film that is bonded to plastic parts (in a variety of substrate types) during their molding.
2008-03-31
Article
Dürr has translated the common necessities of final assembly into a modular approach. Called FAStplant, it is based on standardized prefabricated and pretested modules. The company says that the typical range of productivity starts from 15 cars per hour and extends up to more than 40.
2008-03-31
Article
Undeterred by the fact that they have no product to sell in the U.S., five indigenous Chinese automakers crossed seas in January to make a sales pitch at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. Whether any long-term good comes of it remains to be seen.
2008-03-31
Article
ESI Group offers version 2.0 of the BioRID-II (Biofidelic Rear Impact Dummy) model for PAM-CRASH/PAM-SAFE 2G.
2008-03-31
Article
Version 37.0 of four D-Cubed component software products from Siemens PLM Software contains new enhancements to improve both function and performance.
2008-03-31
Article
To operate efficiently, diesel particulate filters (DPFs) need to reach their high operating temperatures quickly if they are to meet legislative requirements for reduced emissions levels. Zircotec thermal coating has been developed to reduce heat loss in diesel exhaust systems, helping DPFs to reach their optimum operating temperature faster.
2008-03-31
Article
With announcements about the release of Abaqus Version 6.7, a new multiphysics platform, and a strategic initiative to deliver solutions for simulation life-cycle management (SLM), last year was a busy time for Dassault Systèmes’ Simulia brand.
Viewing 5011 to 5027 of 5027