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2013-02-28
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The Fredericks Company has expanded its microprocessor-based analog output dual-axis inclinometer line to include RS 232 and RS 485 communications.
2013-02-28
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Novotechnik has introduced the Contelec Vert-X 21 LP series of noncontact low power sensors.
2013-02-28
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Oerlikon Graziano has developed a family of synchronizers for heavy-duty truck transmissions that improves fuel efficiency and ease of shifting.
2013-02-27
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Lexus tops the ranks of Consumer Reports' just-released 2013 annual Car Brand Report Card—the second time in February that the brand has topped the ratings of an influential report issued as a car-buyer aid.
2013-02-27
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Automotive lightweighting needs drive progress toward cheaper fiber and high-throughput processing.
2013-02-27
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Mitsubishi Electric’s prototype display system with an optical engine can project images on curved, oval, or triangular screens to suit a wide range of vehicle interiors.
2013-02-26
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Continental's Driver Focus Vehicle concept uses a streaking comet of interior lights to direct a driver's wandering eyes back to the road.
2013-02-25
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Although German carmakers express concern over R-1234yf safety, others remain nominally committed. But work on AC6 blend (R-445A) continues, and R-744 (carbon dioxide as a refrigerant) is back in the picture. The industry also faces preparation for challenges from new EPA AC17 drive cycle that measures A/C fuel consumption for future CAFE credits.
2013-02-25
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Working with Volkswagen, BASF created a front-end carrier for the new Golf Mk. VII that saves weight, assembly time, and costs. The carrier uses only plastic, eliminating the use of sheet steel parts.
2013-02-25
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Robust optimization of airframe structures is essential from preliminary design through final analysis.
2013-02-25
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The variability of on-road driving is useful in quantifying ESS capabilities, limitations, and performance fade over the life of the ESS.
2013-02-25
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General Motors on Feb. 25 announced a global strategy that to embed 4G LTE mobile broadband into its models to improve enhance vehicle connectivity. The first GM cars, trucks, and crossovers to get 4G LTE will be most 2015 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac models available in 2014 in the U.S. and Canada.
2013-02-22
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CNG/LNG will be the most prevalent alternative fuel used in medium- and heavy-duty fleet vehicles by the end of the decade, according to a recent poll posted on SAE Magazines websites. Biodiesel was second, electricity third.
2013-02-22
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Eurocopter expanded its global industrial footprint and enhanced its presence in Mexico with the recent inauguration of a new manufacturing center of excellence, which is to produce high-technology aircraft structural metallic components.
2013-02-22
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Electroimpact says that with this approach, the lay-down rate can remain high over high-contour surfaces because the linear axes never reverse direction during a change in compaction axis normality.
2013-02-22
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Honeywell and Embraer signed an agreement worth $2.8 billion over its lifetime to provide Honeywell's Primus Epic as the integrated avionics system for Embraer's second-generation of the E-Jet aircraft family.
2013-02-22
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Raytheon Technical Services Co. LLC (RTSC), together with teammate Thales Visionix Inc. (TVI), has won an award valued at $3.5 million for the engineering and manufacturing development of Common Helmet Mounted Display (CHMD) systems for the U.S.
2013-02-22
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NASA's Space Technology Program is calling for proposals to develop miniaturized electrospray propulsion technologies that could revolutionize small satellite propulsion systems. Electrospray thrusters use electricity to energize material and then disperse a resulting liquid or aerosol through an emitter to create thrust.
2013-02-22
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Boeing and Istanbul Technical University (ITU) reached an agreement to launch joint research and development programs. In addition, Boeing and ITU announced their first joint project: a one-year effort to research and develop an advanced air-filtration system to enhance air quality for passengers in commercial airplane cabins.
2013-02-21
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SMILE FC System Corp. (“SMILE FC”), a joint venture between U.K.-based Intelligent Energy and Suzuki Motor Corp. has established a ready-to-scale production plant for its fuel-cell systems in Yokohama, Japan.
2013-02-21
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McLaren Automotive's new P1 plug-in hybrid supercar, to be unveiled at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, will be propelled by a "substantially revised" 3.8-L twin-turbo V8 gasoline engine coupled to an electric motor—a powertrain combination generating a claimed 916 PS (903 hp) and 900 N·m (664 lb·ft).
2013-02-21
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David Mason, Vice President of Global Automotive for Altair Engineering, discusses how modeling and FE analysis tools can help engineers optimize their structural composite designs—and ultimately "catalyze composites growth" in the automotive sector.
2013-02-20
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"Supercapacitor" system is expected to arrive in the Mazda6 for July 2013 delivery to dealers. Tests show a 10% fuel-economy improvement in stop-and-go driving.
2013-02-19
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Good news for electro-mechanical engineers, control systems engineers, and software engineers. The automotive industry needs those skills sets.
2013-02-19
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General Motors reprises the late, lamented, Holden-based Pontiac G8 with another V8/rear-drive performance sedan based on the corporate global RWD architecture. The SS, developed by teams located in Australia and the U.S., initially will be built at Holden's Australia plant and will not use the new direct-injected LT1 V8.
2013-02-19
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Hybrid technology may not be the best solution for all heavy-truck applications, but a Caron Engineering expert explains how it can still benefit Class 8 vehicles.
2013-02-19
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With an initial focus on autonomous driving and connected cars, the Renault-Nissan Alliance on Feb. 18 celebrated the official opening of a Silicon Valley advanced research center. Located in Sunnyvale, CA, the NRC-SV is part of Nissan's global strategy to expand and localize its R&D function in strategic markets.
2013-02-19
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A lightweight HSS frame intended for use in long-haul transport is claimed to weigh 30% less than conventional truck frames. The concept was developed and optimized by Engineering Center Steyr, Magna Powertrain’s R&D center for truck engineering in cooperation with Cosma International.
2013-02-19
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When it comes to dc circuits, load bank testing provides a more controlled approach to simulating testing procedures, according to Intertek.
2013-02-19
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Grail Engine Technologies Inc.’s new internal-combustion engine, which was designed, developed, and patented by the company, integrates the best characteristics of the traditional two-stroke engine with those of the four-stroke engine.
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