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2013-04-18
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Paul Goossens, Maplesoft Vice President, Engineering Solutions, discusses his company's simulation capabilities.
2013-04-17
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Debby Bezzina, Senior Program Manager for Safety Pilot Model Deployment at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, talks about where the program stands today and where it goes after completion in August 2013.
2013-04-17
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Technologies such as adaptive cruise control and lane-departure warning are doing more than improving safety today. They’re also setting the stage for autonomous vehicles, showing buyers that the technology works while building volumes that will eventually help make autonomous vehicles affordable.
2013-04-17
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The lab runs fuel-economy tests with A/C on maximum vs. A/C "comfort level," A/C-off and with windows open and closed. Some results are surprising, including an unexpected "crossover" point in testing on a Toyota Corolla.
2013-04-17
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Stop-start technology will gain substantial U.S. market share in the coming years even though consumers have mixed feelings about driving a vehicle equipped with the engine-off/engine-on feature.
2013-04-17
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The exercise of predicting consumers' desires is a mix of strategic planning, creativity, and luck.
2013-04-16
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Doug Placek, President of Evonik Oil Additives USA, provides details on the company's new lubricant viscosity-index improvers and how they can fit into OEMs' strategies to improve fuel economy.
2013-04-16
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CARB chief Mary Nichols defends her agency's past, present, and future regulatory activities before an SAE 2013 World Congress audience, promising flexibility where necessary.
2013-04-16
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As powertrain engineers race to improve mileage by about 50% over the next decade, linking many sensors and controllers together so they operate in coordination shines the spotlight on the networks that provide these links. Though bandwidth requirements will soar, the ubiquitous CAN network should meet powertrain requirements for several years.
2013-04-15
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Following the launch of the Volvo FH at the IAA Show at Hanover last September, Volvo Trucks has launched a revised FM range at the U.K. CV Show, ahead of the start of production in September 2013.
2013-04-15
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DAF will be the first Paccar company to use the new MX-11 engine from fall 2013, while Kenworth and Peterbilt are expected to offer the MX-11 from 2015.
2013-04-15
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The truck maker's Project Horizon concept showcases technology related to aerodynamics, lighting, and chassis that could be on the road within 24 to 36 months.
2013-04-15
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Kistler North America’s Type 1712A and Type 1714A contact elements are designed to facilitate seamless plastics injection mold changes without typical sensor dismount or removal requirements, minimizing downtime and increasing throughput capabilities, claims the company.
2013-04-15
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No secret to industry suppliers, the long-anticipated deal builds on GM and Ford joint success with their 6-speed front-drive automatic program. Included are a 9-speed for front drive applications and a 10-speed for rwd vehicles.
2013-04-15
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Bob Lutz stirred controversy in 2005 when he told the SAE World Congress audience that U.S. engineering education shortchanges creativity and problem-solving skills. He hasn't changed his mind, as his 2013 Congress keynote on April 18 is likely to reveal.
2013-04-15
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Aviation program overruns and problems with new aircraft are more common than desired, prompting some calls for a new approach to aircraft designs. That’s leading some design tool suppliers to call for changes in the way aircraft development programs are structured.
2013-04-12
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Second-stage testing by Schaeffler and Ford has demonstrated significant weight saving, power and torque increases, and cold weather performance.
2013-04-12
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UltraVolt, Inc.’s high-power 8C-30C series capacitor charger modules feature an output power of 250 W, which is a 100% increase compared to the previous offering of 125 W.
2013-04-12
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Triflex RSP cable-guidance systems from igus feature an adjustable retraction system; they are designed for secure cable guidance on large robot arms or for robots programmed to perform complex movements.
2013-04-11
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The first "full-production" Ford Explorer built outside the U.S. took place April 11 in Russia. Previously, only knock-down versions of Explorers had been built anywhere outside of the U.S. Knock-down production means partially assembled vehicles are imported from the home plant—in this case, Ford’s plant in Chicago—along with the parts needed to complete them, and then fully assembled at the local facility.
2013-04-11
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Mott Corp.'s all-metal inertial gas sampling filters allow the collection of particle-free samples from virtually any gas stream, including those that are heavily contaminated and run at extreme temperatures.
2013-04-11
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The portable four-frequency eddy current instrument from UniWest offers single- and multi-frequency eddy current inspection, good signal-to-noise ratio, frequency mixing capabilities, USB and Ethernet data storage, digital strip chart data collection, and a color display.
2013-04-11
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Newport Corp.’s long-lived, deep ultraviolet excimer laser mirrors have projected lifetimes greater than 30 billion pulses when used in the proper photocontamination-controlled environment.
2013-04-10
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Zhongding Power of China will finance and construct a plant to build EcoMotors' opposed-piston opposed-cylinder (opoc) engine in Xuangcheng, Anhui province, the two companies announced April 9. The Chinese automotive supplier (mainly commodity parts) will also sell the engine under the licensing agreement.
2013-04-10
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Nissan integrated the motor, inverter, and charging unit into a single stack under the hood, freeing up space and reducing mass.
2013-04-10
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The first Cummins 9.3-L engine recently rolled off the production line at Guangxi Cummins Engine Co. Ltd., the 50:50 joint venture (JV) between Cummins Inc. and LiuGong Machinery, marking the official start of operations in Liuzhou, southern China.
2013-04-09
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Caterpillar Inc. recently opened its 23,000-m2 (247,570-ft2) powertrain facility in Wuxi to produce axles, transmissions, and final drives for use in a range of Caterpillar earthmoving and mining machinery.
2013-04-09
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Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. entered into agreements to sell two S-76D helicopters to PT Travira Air, a Jakarta, Indonesia-based char-ter airline company. The purchase of the two S-76D aircraft represents the latest addition to the company's fleet but also represents the launching of the S-76D helicopter in Southeast Asia.
2013-04-09
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Having last updated its New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), NHTSA (U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) in MY2011, and having witnessed what it terms "rapid deployment of vehicle safety technologies," the agency wants to bring the program up to date.
2013-04-09
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Lockheed Martin received a $253 million contract to begin work on F-15SA pilot and maintenance training systems for the Royal Saudi Air Force. The technologies will provide a comprehensive ground-based training environment for Saudi Arabia's F-15SA modernization program.
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