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Sikorsky’s S-97 takes successful first flight

2015-05-27
During the May 22 flight, which lasted approximately one hour, Raider pilots took the aircraft through a series of maneuvers designed to test the aircraft’s hover and low-speed capability.
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A bad algorithm: why champion racer lost at Monaco

2015-05-27
Lewis Hamilton, the reigning world champion Formula One racer, dominated the Monaco Grand Prix on May 24, performing flawlessly until a lapse in data transmission and its interpretation by the Mercedes AMG Petronas technical team cost him the victory.
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Fiat demonstrates improved fuel efficiency with low-temperature liquid cooling loop

2015-05-27
A second coolant loop in a Fiat Grande Punto prototype provides liquid cooling of the A/C condenser and turbo intercooler, with potential for including air coolers for engine and transmission oil, power steering fluid and other heat exchangers. Engineers measured a 5% improvement in fuel economy during A/C-on operation during NEDC testing.
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SAE and IEEE join forces to explore potential IoT standards

2015-05-26
The mobility industry is encouraged to get on board quickly and work with other sectors toward common solutions related to the Internet of Things including increasing vehicle safety and reliability, improving the user experience, and exposing new revenue streams for manufacturers and service providers.
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Digging deep for cyber security solutions

2015-05-26
Connected vehicles bring many of the benefits gained with Internet access, but they also bring security issues including the threat of cyber attacks. That’s forcing design teams throughout the automotive supply chain to focus on a broad range of security technologies that create a holistic defense strategy. Defense in depth is the watchword.
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Power connector system

2015-05-26
Molex Inc. has introduced the Super Sabre Power Connector System for all high-current applications where flexible wire-to-wire and wire-to-board configurations are required.
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Injecting a sense of urgency to clean up diesels

2015-05-26
RKLAB AG is developing a self-pressurizing fuel injector that uses an electro-hydraulic multiplier to magnify pressure, and high speed, high flow valving to control fuel delivery. It is designed to provide the potential to reduce engine out emissions sufficiently to eliminate the need for aftertreatment.
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LEAP for Boeing 737 MAX makes first flight

2015-05-18
At the end of April, Boeing and CFM International initiated flight testing of the LEAP-1B engine on a modified 747 flying testbed at GE Aviation Flight Test Operations.
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Relieving the pressure on fleet managers, installers

2015-05-15
A tire pressure monitoring chipset can help fleet managers improve fuel economy and tell when vehicles are overloaded while also simplifying setup times. The Freescale Semiconductor device is said to be the industry’s smallest sensor, yet it has a broad operating range of 100-1500 kPa, exceeding the levels normally required for heavy commercial trucks.
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Johnson Controls invests in LTU research lab

2015-05-14
The newly named Johnson Controls Vehicle Engineering Laboratory, on the Lawrence Technological University campus in Michigan, will serve the energy-storage-system supplier and benefit LTU engineering students.
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