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2013-06-18
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Italian company Pininfarina has selected Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE CATIA for Creative Designers application to design and manufacture a new concept car in honor of its honorary chairman, Sergio Pininfarina.
2015-05-08
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Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne believes the existing auto industry needs to be consolidated. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at Marchionne's claim that the auto industry is becoming too costly for all but the biggest players.
2014-09-15
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Germany's ZF has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire U.S.-based TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. for $13.5 billion, according to a Sept. 15 TRW press release. ZF has stated that TRW will be operated as a separate business division within ZF.
2011-01-07
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Bright Automotive is now hiring to fill 200 jobs in Southeast Michigan over the next year to bring its IDEA concept vehicle to market. The IDEA is an all-new plug-in electric hybrid vehicle tailored to the needs of fleet vehicle customers.
2011-09-27
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After more than 43 years of service at General Motors, Vice President of Global Strategic Product Alliances Dan Hancock is retiring. A self-confessed "engine guy," Hancock served as Vice President, Global Powertain Engineering; CEO, Fiat-GM Powertrain; and President, Allison Transmission, among many career positions. 
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.
2016-07-28
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Car infotainment and audio accessory supplier Blaupunkt has renewed its license agreement for the brand in India. The agreement has been signed between brand holder Global Intellectual Property Development and Blaupunkt India Pvt.
2010-08-05
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ArvinMeritor Inc. has announced its intention to invest $23 million over the next five years to expand its advanced technologies capabilities at its technical center in Troy, MI. This project is expected to create 125 engineering and technical jobs at the company by 2014.
2015-01-12
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What can we expect from 2015 in terms of automotive technologies? In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at some of the technologies in this year's pipeline. SAE Eye on Engineering can be viewed at http://youtu.be/67gLmsOIwFo.
2014-05-28
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Even though its first prototype car has no pedals or steering wheel, it's correct to say that Google is putting the pedal to the metal in its quest to develop fully self-driving vehicles. The company on May 27 released a photo of its prototype and announced that it will build about 100 of them.
2014-06-26
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IEEE has announced formation of the IEEE 802.3 Single Twisted Pair 100 Mb/s Ethernet Study Group to explore the market opportunities and needs for a 100 Mb/s speed for Ethernet in automotive networking.
2010-06-25
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Pike Research anticipates that improved manufacturing efficiencies and expanded access to lithium will halve the installed cost of lithium-ion vehicle batteries between 2010 and 2015 to $470/kW·h. The Li-ion transportation battery industry will grow more than eight-fold in the next five years, the cleantech market intelligence firm forecasts, with nearly $8 billion in sales worldwide by 2015, up from $878 million in 2010.
2010-05-18
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Sales of passenger vehicles in China are expected to soar by more than 55% from 2009's 8.7 million to 13.55 million in 2015, according to a report released April 22 by J.D. Power and Associates. Emissions of CO2 also are expected to soar, mainly because the Chinese government provides billions of dollars in subsidies for the use of conventional fuels.
2009-10-22
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The U.S. EPA is proposing to approve HFO-1234yf (also known as R-1234yf, HFC-1234yf, and 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoroprop-1-ene) as a substitute for CFC-12 in the air-conditioning systems of passenger cars and light-duty trucks.
2009-07-31
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A new conductive material is the focus of research under a joint project announced July 30 by lithium-ion battery maker EnerDel and automaker Nissan. The joint research for a new electrolyte will take place at the U.S.
2009-02-05
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Hoping to expand it global reach, U.S.-based lithium-ion battery maker Ener1 has signed a memorandum of understanding with Itochu Corp., a diversified global trading company that leads the world market in distribution of specialized equipment and materials needed to produce Li-ion battery cells, Ener1 said in a Feb. 2 press release.
2014-09-04
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Delphi Automotive on Sept. 3 announced formation of a Technology Advisory Council designed to help guide the company's product strategies. Council members include: • Hamid Akhavan, Principal at Telecom Ventures LLC, an international technology-focused venture capital firm, formerly CEO of Unify Inc. and T-Mobile International. • Jens Hadler, General Manager of German advanced automotive engineering supplier Automobil-Prüftechnik Landau GmbH and professor for sustainable mobility at the University of Magdeburg, formerly head of powertrain development at Volkswagen. • Magnus Jonsson, formerly Senior Vice President of Product Development for Volvo Cars.
2014-06-30
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Chrysler recently announced the appointment of Benjamin Winter as the new NAFTA Head of Product Planning. With this appointment, he is also named to the Chrysler Group Leadership Team. The appointment is effective immediately and fills a previously announced personnel move.
2012-11-16
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Dana Chief Strategy Officer Jacqueline "Jacqui" Dedo has been elected Chair of the Board of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) for the 2012-13 term. She has been on the OESA board for more than six years, serving as Vice Chair for the 2011-12 term.
2012-04-16
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In a boost to the future of fuel-cell technology, Linde North America has announced operations start-up of the first public hydrogen fueling station in the San Francisco Bay area. It offers fueling at 350 and 700 bar, the latter providing a refill time for a fuel-cell bus comparable to that of a diesel bus. 
2012-04-11
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The federal government of China has given China BAK Battery, Inc. a $1.9 million grant to further work on a battery module project. The module consists of cylindrical lithium-ion cells that can be used in electric vehicles, electric motors, electric bicycles (e-bikes), and power storage.
2012-01-16
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As part of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, officials of SK Innovation and Continental Corp. on Jan. 10 signed an agreement to form a joint venture in lithium-ion batteries. The JV will develop, manufacture, and market the batteries globally.
2011-10-19
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The use of a nickel, manganese, and cobalt (NMC) cathode materials for use in lithium-ion batteries is expected to increase under a licensing agreement that allows Umicore to make and sell the materials developed by 3M.
2011-08-26
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Taking their relationship beyond the Chevrolet Volt, General Motors and battery maker LG Chem on Aug. 25 announced an agreement under which the companies will jointly design and engineer future electric vehicles.
2011-04-29
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Southwest Research Institute will launch a cooperative research project, called the Energy Storage System Evaluation and Safety (EssEs) consortium, to help vehicle manufacturers and battery suppliers develop precompetitive, detailed cell-level test data on electrochemical storage systems and perform research to advance testing methodologies for battery evaluation.
2011-03-14
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Cobasys, Maxwell Technologies, and SK Energy have won contracts from the United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC) for battery development and technology assessment. The competitively bid contract awards are co-funded by the U.S.
2010-07-01
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Coulomb Technologies announced in June that it will deliver 4600 free networked charging stations in certain parts of the U.S. under the ChargePoint America program. The program is a partnership among ChargePoint station maker Coulomb and vehicle brands Ford, Chevrolet, and Smart USA to coordinate the installation of the stations with the sale of plug-in vehicles. 
2014-10-09
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Last week, Ford launched its 2015 F-150 to the media, and Eye on Engineering put a few hundred miles on the new truck driving on and off road. In this episode, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke tells you his verdict on the aluminum-bodied pickup. 
2014-09-09
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The words "supercar" and "plush ride" are usually not spoken in the same sentence. In this week's SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke tests a McLaren 650S with surprising results. SAE Eye on Engineering can be viewed at http://youtu.be/NODz1FPnjro.
2015-02-03
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Not everyone needs a Land Rover. But when driving conditions are tricky, it's good to be in Britain's famous sport utility vehicle. Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke recently spent two days in Land Rover's new Discovery Sport in Iceland. 
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