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2008-12-11
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Global driveline supplier GKN was the first Western company to set up an auto components joint venture in China. It recently celebrated its 20th anniversary there and announced the imminent arrival of three new torque-handling products for Chinese and Asian AWD vehicles.
2011-03-22
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The detailed information gleaned from running more than 100 tests annually on a unique engine enables Federal-Mogul engineers to design low-friction powertrain components.
2011-11-22
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AVL recently unveiled a testing method that uses an electric motor emulator as a substitute for a traditional inverter testing process that relies on dynamometers and electric motors.
2011-04-13
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Greg Hopton, President, AVL Test Systems, Inc., and Frank Commiskey, AVL's Director of Business Development for Emission Products, discussed with AEI the company's recent selection by the U.S. EPA for critical automotive emissions testing to take place at the National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory (NVFEL) in Ann Arbor, MI.
2011-03-14
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Incorporating advanced fuel spray models and high-fidelity fuel chemistry models, the company's FORTÉ CFD package boasts accurate results in hours—one to two orders of magnitude faster than current CFD tools, according to the company.
2010-04-13
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Top powertrain executives at the SAE 2010 World Congress in Detroit express cautious confidence in meeting new fuel-efficiency and emissions regs, but say cost is an ongoing concern.
2010-04-23
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Chrysler, General Motors, and 55 suppliers took the bankruptcy reorganization route as some 200 suppliers liquidated their business or simply left the automotive industry in the past two years. The ripple effect is still creating waves.
2010-03-10
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Quebec-based TM4 to focus on production runs of up to 10,000 units for its new permanent-magnet machines.
2010-04-06
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Highlighted at the 2010 corporate exhibit will be the 2011 CR-Z sport hybrid coupe, a single-wheel Segway-like device, what the company claims is the first dual-clutch transmission for motorcycles, as well as a new line of DIY tools that are powered by butane gas.
2016-03-31
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Ford's 6.7-L diesel V8 has yet to obtain certified power ratings, but it's expected to exceed 900 lbft of torque, necessitating an upgrade of the company's dyno sleds to enable SAE J2807 vehicle tow testing.
2016-07-31
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Delphi Automotive on August 1 announced an extensive autonomous-vehicle pilot program in Singapore, aimed at demonstrating cloud-based fully automated mobility on demand (AMoD) capability “at the [SAE] Level 4 performance level” by late 2019.
2013-12-06
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If smaller and thinner particles can be aligned in a certain way, it may be possible for a battery to hold a charge 50% longer than current batteries can.
2014-04-28
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3-D catalytic activity of new open-frame nanoparticles is twenty times that of existing formulations.
2012-09-20
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After years in lithium-ion battery development—and fed up over material costs that remain punishingly high—Subash Dhar decided the original automotive battery chemistry still has big potential for hybrid vehicles.
2013-04-23
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The innovation is a novel, three-dimensional battery design from the University of Illinois that simultaneously expands the cell’s reactive surface area while boosting its ion and electron transport capacity.
2011-01-10
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Argonne National Laboratory licensed a patented layered/layered composite cathode material to GM and Korean battery supplier LG Chem for development of next-generation Li-ion battery cells for electrified vehicles. The technology can extend a battery’s energy density by a factor of two.
2010-09-16
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A $2.6 million investment at its Ann Arbor technical center marks the first significant upgrade to the Michigan facility in the past decade.
2012-08-24
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2013 Ram truck's HFE (high fuel efficiency) model delivers 18 mpg city/25 mpg highway with help from thermal management of engine and transmission oil temperatures, featuring integration with active grille shutters.
2010-07-29
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With Tesla founder Martin Eberhard working at its Silicon Valley electronics laboratory, VW is the object of a persuasive research effort to consider the 18650 lithium-ion cell long used in laptops, also adapted for the Tesla roadster.
2010-06-03
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At 5 kg (11 lb) for the complete underbody of a luxury saloon, Röchling Automotive is setting the benchmark for covers using Seeberlite structural material applied with a new process called Softlofting.
2017-09-08
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Automakers are looking to harness the sun's energy to power electrical components in new vehicles
2016-09-12
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A veteran Volkswagen AG engineer pleaded guilty in federal court to a criminal charge for his involvement in the German automaker’s ongoing diesel-emissions scandal, marking the first criminal charge to date in the year-long investigation into the company’s efforts to circumvent diesel-engine emissions regulations in the United States and Europe.
2016-09-19
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SAE has teams of engineers working on standards specific to next-gen battery chemistries to be ready when the technologies hit the market.
2015-01-12
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An advanced start-stop system using two different battery chemistries is now in the prototype phase, Johnson Controls officials announced during the first media day at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
2014-11-18
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Market success of the new fuel-cell sedan depends to a large extent on steady installation of hydrogen fueling stations worldwide.
2014-07-08
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A simpler spin on hybrids relies on mechanical flywheels and push-belts rather than batteries and motors
2014-04-22
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The company has significantly improved the model getting its first North American showing at the 2014 New York International Auto Show.
2014-04-16
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Fuel economy with a CVT hits 41 mpg highway, while its new engine has double overhead cams, direct injection, and variable lift and cam phasing. Car continues with packaging innovation, gets 4.8 in (122 mm) more rear legroom.
2014-03-25
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The concept has a EA888 2.0-L four-cylinder pumped up to an astounding 420 hp.
2014-03-04
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The all-new 2015 Jeep Renegade uses Fiat's Small-Wide 4x4 architecture co-developed with Opel years ago. The vehicle will be sold in over 100 global markets with a variety of engines, transmissions, and drivelines. It also features a clever new roof system.
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