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2013-04-01
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A traditional drag-racer's build approach enabled the development team to create a vehicle the chief engineer warns is too sharp-edged for most drivers.
2013-03-31
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The U.S. EPA on March 29 a proposed rule to lower the sulfur content of gasoline and to reduce NOx and other pollutant emissions (not including CO2) from light-duty vehicles. The proposed rule—encompassing a number of provisions that together are called Tier 3—is supported by the two U.S. lobbying organizations representing the world's major automakers and would cover the period 2017-2025 to coincide with already approved federal CO2 emissions (EPA addresses CO2 separately from the traditional pollutant emissions types such as NOx).
2013-03-29
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A 3.5-L direct-injection V6, which replaces a 3.7-L unit, develops slightly less power, but the vehicle is much lighter, so performance is unaffected while fuel economy goes up. Front-drive version also is offered.
2013-03-28
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For precision, productivity, and process integrity with complex components, EMAG offers vertical turning machines for the high-yield production environment.
2013-03-28
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The funky new Soul will ply city streets with the same youthful zest but more amenities.
2013-03-28
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Hybrid vehicle powertrains show improved fuel economy gains due to optimized engine operation and regenerative braking.
2013-03-28
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China, through its Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, on March 20 approved corporate average fuel-consumption regulations for passenger cars through 2020, with the target of 6.9 L/100 km in 2015 and 5.0 L/100 km in the final year.
2013-03-28
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Wallwork Heat Treatment has commissioned a new 800-kg-capacity furnace for the processing of aluminum and magnesium products.
2013-03-28
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The next-generation Horizontal Center Nexus (HCN) 4000-III horizontal machining center from Mazak Corp. includes performance enhancements that provide increased productivity and cost effectiveness, especially when it is used as a go-to workhorse machine for high-volume part processing operations.
2013-03-28
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The Ashcroft Model DM61 digital panel meter does more than just display the analog or Modbus RTU digital signal from a sensing device with an output.
2013-03-28
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Methods Machine Tools’ Nakamura-Tome NTJ-100 Multitasking Turn/Mill Center offers fast tool changes compared to a full-tool-spindle ATC machine.
2013-03-28
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Double-wishbone rear suspension replaces struts, which permits lower suspension height, resulting in increased cargo area and third row seat width, and A-pillars were relocated for improved visibility.
2013-03-27
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The sedan proves General Motors' lightweight Alpha platform has plenty of ‘stretch’ for larger, more powerful iterations, and it also brings GM's first production use of all-aluminum door structures.
2013-03-27
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The plastic engine support is said to offer acoustic and weight-saving benefits compared to aluminum.
2013-03-27
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Using the platform of its 2012 eMO four-occupant electric-powered concept car, Tata debuted the eMO-C commercial vehicle during an open house in March at the company's new North American Engineering and Innovation Center.
2013-03-26
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Fortemedia Inc.’s FM-1288 automotive voice processor integrates a powerful digital signal processing (DSP) subsystem for voice processing.
2013-03-25
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Housed in a standard thin-shrink small outline package (TSSOP) and able to withstand harsh environmental elements, the KMA36 from Measurement Specialties is a digital position sensor for precise rotational and incremental measurement of magnetic field fluctuations.
2013-03-25
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The Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) low-voltage power management unit features an ultra-fast startup time of under 10 ms for demanding instant-on automotive applications, such as graphical cluster, infotainment, and advanced driver assistance systems.
2013-03-25
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Ruben Archilla, Group Manager, Advanced Engineering, Research & Development, Mazda North American Operations, discusses the Mazda6's development, as the second vehicle to feature the full suite of Skyactiv technologies.
2013-03-21
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Alternative thermal-history sensor coating avoids toxic ingredients.
2013-03-21
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Oerlikon Graziano's new 6-speed automated manual transmission for hybrid supercars incorporates a clever solution for torque infill.
2013-03-21
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The LF3 V6 features many novel technologies including a unique charge-air cooling system and piston design. GM claims its SAE-certified output levels are best in class.
2013-03-21
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Cadillac's 2014 CTS will be the first GM vehicle to use the AW-sourced TL-80SN, equipped with four driving modes. The 8-speed helps the new CTS deliver 1.5% better fuel efficiency on the FTP cycle.
2013-03-19
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SAE International has released the first standard addressing the quality improvement process known as Design Review Based on Failure Modes (DRBFM). J2886 is intended for automotive and non-automotive applications.
2013-03-18
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Mercedes-Benz has achieved a 0.22 Cd with the base version of its new CLA four-door coupe, claiming it as the most aerodynamic production car on sale in the world. It is the result of the company's most intense aerodynamic program for a series car.
2013-03-18
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An industry-first brake rotor made of ductile iron and gray iron debuts on the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray as part of the Z51 performance package.
2013-03-18
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Paying homage to Sergio Pininfarina, who died last year, and the mid-engined configuration that he persuaded Enzo Ferrari to adopt in 1965, his namesake company, Pininfarina, devised a striking barchetta concept car, based on the running gear of the Ferrari 458 Spider, which was displayed at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.
2013-03-18
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In support of the U.S. Department of Energy SuperTruck program—an initiative that aims to increase the fuel efficiency of Class 8 trucks by 50%—a research team developed a group of low-energy, high-output LED lamps for forward lighting that could be retrofitted into the current incandescent headlamp housing and lens.
2013-03-18
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Increased spending on new vehicle technologies to comply with proposed European CO2 emissions regulations for 2020 will add between €100 and €1100 to the capital cost of the average new light-duty vehicle in 2020, but also save vehicle owners €400 annually in fuel expenses, according to a new study carried out jointly by Ricardo-AEA and Cambridge Econometrics.
2013-03-17
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Overall vehicle fuel economy in the U.S. improved by 16% between 2007 and 2012, according to a recently released annual report (based on preliminary data) by the U.S. EPA. Fuel economy from 2011 to 2012 improved by 1.4 mpg to 23.8 mpg and CO2 emissions fell to 2.0 g/mi to 374 g/mi—in both cases the largest annual improvement since EPA began reporting on fuel economy in 1975.
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