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2013-01-29
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Rotary stroke bearings from Mahr provide high guiding accuracy for linear and rotary movements, with zero backlash and low friction for stick-slip-free movement.
2013-01-29
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Newport’s HXP1000 Hexapod six-axis parallel kinematic positioning system can accommodate a centered load of 450 kg or a load of 200 kg in any orientation.
2013-01-28
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Cummins Inc. recently promoted SAE International member Jennifer Rumsey to Vice President – Engineering Heavy, Medium, and Light Duty Products, effective Feb. 1. Rumsey has led Heavy Duty Engineering since 2010, and from 2007 to 2009 she worked in Midrange Engineering where she was a Technical Project Leader and also held an assignment addressing turbo quality.
2013-01-28
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With the expectation of launching "the world's first affordable, mass-market fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEVs)" as early as 2017, Daimler, Ford, and Nissan on Jan. 28 announced an agreement to work together in that cause.
2013-01-25
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The Taurus/Explorer front-drive platform with all-wheel drive and V6 engines has replaced the iconic police car: the rear-drive Crown Victoria with 4.6-L V8. Sedan and utility vehicle versions are offered, with many police-specific changes, although powertrains are virtually the same as civilian models.
2013-01-25
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The recent trials and tribulations of The Boeing Co. with its 787 Dreamliner—specifically, potential thermal runaway concerns with its lithium-ion batteries—are being closely watched by the automotive engineering community. By most expert accounts, the potential for lithium-ion batteries is great, but it must be remembered that the technology is still in its infancy.
2013-01-25
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SMK Electronics Corp.’s HDR automotive-grade camera provides higher dynamic range, flexible interface protocols, and distortion-free streaming video at 30 fps.
2013-01-25
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OSI Laser Diode Inc.’s product family of high power, monolithic stack pulsed laser diodes is suitable for a wide variety of automotive, military/defense, industrial, and machine vision applications.
2013-01-25
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Honda has a new addition to its “global compact series” of vehicles: the production version of the Urban SUV Concept, which made its world debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
2013-01-25
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The company pumps up its Super Snake to 850 hp (634 kW) and lowers the Focus ST for Shelby-grade performance.
2013-01-25
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Lexus gives its compact sport sedan more interior space, better body construction, and, for international markets, a hybrid drivetrain.
2013-01-25
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Engineers from other OEMs are surprised at what they consider to be a paucity of fuel-saving technology content on the new Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, given that the march toward 54.5-mpg CAFE regulations has begun in earnest.
2013-01-25
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GM's Opel brand recently unveiled a new 1.6-L four-cylinder turbodiesel engine that represents the second of GM's three new downsized engine families to be introduced after the recent gasoline 1.6-L SIDI Ecotec.
2013-01-25
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As part of a plan to significantly expand its mobility services business operations, Daimler Financial Services AG has created a subsidiary, Daimler Mobility Services GmbH. "Urban customers [especially] demand new and flexible mobility solutions," Daimler Financial Services CEO Klaus Entenmann said Jan. 21 in announcing the action.
2013-01-24
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Tata Technologies, a global provider of engineering services and product development IT, is seeking engineering, design, programming, consulting, and account management professionals to fill more than 100 positions before March 1.
2013-01-24
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Mazda is putting its 2014 Skyactiv-D diesel through this year's grueling U.S. Grand-Am road racing series to prove the stock-block 2.2-L engine's performance and durability.
2013-01-18
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The next-generation Mazda MX-5 will be the basis of an open-top two-seat sports car that the automaker will build for Fiat's Alfa Romeo under a finalized deal announced by the two companies Jan. 18. The two had announced their intention to work out a deal to this effect earlier in 2012.
2013-01-17
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The new NSX Concept, revealed at the NAIAS in Detroit, shows “one possible direction” for the next-gen supercar’s interior design and packaging.
2013-01-17
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Maserati's flagship is bigger, faster, smoother, and more efficient than ever.
2013-01-17
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A new range-extender that taps a 0.8-L V-twin gasoline engine with a vertically positioned crankshaft and two 15-kW permanent magnet synchronous motor/generators is being tested on a technology demonstrator subcompact.
2013-01-17
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The E-Jet range-extended electric car concept uses a new compact passenger vehicle platform. The drive motor system features a 95-kW (peak) permanent magnet synchronous motor and a 13-kWh Li-ion battery pack. The all-electric driving range is projected to exceed 100 km (62 mi).
2013-01-17
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The unique design of the Karma's rear subframe assembly increases the challenge of ensuring the integrity of the fuel tank in a rear end crash as required for Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 301 certification.
2013-01-16
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The book Dynamic Analysis and Control System Design of Automatic Transmissions, published by SAE International, examines how the fundamental principles of hydraulics and control systems are applied to today's automatic transmissions.
2013-01-16
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Radio head units are evolving rapidly as more consumers want to have access to most, if not all, their infotainment options while in their vehicles. Hardware developers are responding with more computing horsepower while they examine a number of wireless technologies that will play a significant role in radio head units.
2013-01-16
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Ford and GM look to speed creation of head-unit apps with simpler development tools and easier collaboration
2013-01-16
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The “extensively updated” E-Class sedan and wagon—as well as coupe and cabriolet models—all shown at the NAIAS in Detroit, feature more than 10 new or optimized driver assistance systems—many of which make their debut in the E-Class just ahead of the new S-Class being launched later this year. A more powerful E63 AMG with AWD was also shown.
2013-01-16
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The Volkswagen Group's Electronic Research Laboratory partners with colleges to develop new safety and convenience applications for drivers.
2013-01-16
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The six-seat hybrid concept unveiled at the 2013 NAIAS in Detroit is meant to test the water for what may be a Volkswagen seven-seat entry into the midsize SUV market in North America. The vehicle, if produced, would slot between the Tiguan and Touareg in VW’s lineup.
2013-01-16
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In what they term a "strategic partnership," bearing maker SKF will provide "critical components" to Protean Electric for the latter's in-wheel electric drive technology. The five-year agreement also calls for the companies to "look at additional new areas of collaboration for the hybrid and electric vehicle market."
2013-01-15
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Satisfaction with factory-installed navigation systems among car owners fell while the number of owners using a nav app on their smartphone in the vehicle rose over the course of a year, according to J.D.