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2013-01-08
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Cars being driven on battery power represent a danger to pedestrians—especially the blind and visually impaired—because the vehicles produce no engine noise. To mitigate that danger, NHTSA (U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) will require that electrified vehicles emit sound at low speed (less than 18 mph).
2013-01-07
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An Integrated Climate System Module is the prime design driver for Visteon's e-Bee concept, a vehicle interior vision for the year 2020.
2013-01-04
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Arnite PET XL-T, the thermally conductive thermoplastic polyester from DSM Engineering Plastics, offers automotive electronics developers and designers a solution in overcoming heat management issues in such components as fog lamp housings, lens holders, and adaptive forward lighting frames.
2013-01-04
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Cost remains the most significant challenge to overcome for composites to be more widely deployed in high-volume vehicles, according to a recent poll posted on AEI Online. Repairability was second, manufacturing/assembly third.
2013-01-03
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The Ford urban delivery vehicle gets a six-speed automatic, electric power steering, a 1.6-L EcoBoost that offers 30-mpg highway fuel economy, and a 2.5-L four that can be prepped for CNG and LPG. Short- and long-wheelbase models, as with minivan versions announced earlier, will be offered.
2013-01-03
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Annual global sales of electrified vehicles will reach 3.8 million by 2020, Pike Research forecasts in a new report. The company, part of Navigant's Energy Practice, projects the compound annual growth rate for hybrid vehicles at 6% for the remainder of the decade.
2013-01-03
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The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is expressing gratitude to the U.S. Congress for including extensions and modifications of the Second Generation Biofuel Producer Credit and the Special Allowance for Second Generation Biofuel Plant Property in final passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.
2013-01-02
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Ecco’s Stick-A-LED warning lights are compact, high-intensity auxiliary LEDs designed to provide a strong warning signal with improved installation.
2013-01-02
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J.R. Merritt’s PRO-6H Hall-effect joystick offers the same heavy-duty mechanical construction as its PRO-6 with the improved life cycle of a noncontacting Hall-effect proportional output device.
2013-01-02
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Bonded hoses from Parker Hannifin are available in a twin- or multi-line configuration.
2013-01-02
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Set to launch on the 2014 CLA 45 AMG, a high-performance A-segment car, the new 4Matic features fully variable torque distribution and a PTO integrated into the 7-speed DCT.
2013-01-02
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A small Road Load Data Acquisition team counts on the highly efficient solution to perform more than 25 campaigns annually.
2013-01-02
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RheoSense’s µVISC TC, which is the newest member of the company's viscometer-rheometer-on-a-chip (VROC) family, is a precise temperature controller for the handheld µVISC viscometer.
2012-12-29
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Massachusetts specifically names SAE J2534 in “Right to Repair” law approved overwhelmingly by voters on Election Day. Law aims to enable independent garages to have full access to OE service information, reprogramming, and diagnostics.
2012-12-28
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Ford's recently announced plan to invest $733 million in southeastern Michigan plants is part of a larger plan to invest $6.2 billion in U.S. plants by 2015. The single largest investment for southeastern Michigan will be $305 million for facility modernization, new press lines, a scrap conveyor system, and other machinery and equipment at the Dearborn Stamping Plant.
2012-12-28
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The hybrid technology used in the 336E H was developed by Caterpillar in-house and is used to move the machine's upper structure.
2012-12-28
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Schaefer adds 19-in (483-mm) rack mount configurations to the Raptor Series of military power supplies.
2012-12-28
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Sensata Technologies offers two switchable thermal circuit breakers for the truck, bus, specialty vehicle, electric vehicle, and marine markets.
2012-12-28
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dSpace’s SystemDesk version 4.0 is a tool for completely modeling electronic control unit software in compliance with AUTOSAR R4.0.
2012-12-27
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She began her career as a co-op student at General Motors Assembly Division in Los Angeles more than 30 years ago, and now Grace Lieblein is GM Vice President of Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. Previously, she was President and Managing Director of GM Brazil, overseeing the launch of nine new products in 15 months.
2012-12-21
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Designed for use in high-temperature applications, Allegro MicroSystems’ A1128 is a field-programmable, unipolar Hall-effect switch.
2012-12-21
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The message at the core of a report conducted for Lanxess is that OEMs and tire companies need to combine R&D targets with specialized synthetic rubber manufacturers. Improved grades such as styrene-butadiene rubber (SSBR) will be central to plans for lower-rolling-resistance tires moving forward.
2012-12-20
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Lightweight materials will make the greatest impact in helping medium- and heavy-duty trucks achieve upcoming greenhouse gas/fuel efficiency regulations, according to respondents to an online poll posted on SAE Off-Highway Engineering Online and Automotive Engineering International Online for two weeks in late November and early December.
2012-12-20
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Terex says its new Powerlift 1000 draws on more than 100 years of experience and was a collaborative effort of global Terex engineers.
2012-12-20
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To better tailor compactor designs to individual environments, Caterpillar has been using Abaqus FEA from Simulia, the Dassault Systèmes application for realistic simulation.
2012-12-19
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Continental on Dec. 19 became the first automotive supplier to be granted a license from the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to test autonomous vehicles on the state’s public roads. Continental’s testing license is for the company’s highly automated vehicle equipped with an integrated vehicle-control and safety system consisting of four short-range radar sensors, one long-range radar, a stereo camera, and a Motion Domain Controller interfacing with the vehicle’s engine, brakes, and steering.
2012-12-19
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Daimler's decision to halt use of the new refrigerant on safety concerns leads to a product defense by joint-venture suppliers Honeywell and DuPont, citing SAE studies and their own tests. Although GM is the only U.S. maker with R-1234yf cars, Ford also backs the refrigerant's use.
2012-12-19
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The U.S. Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) has awarded a $4.9 million contract to AVL Engineering and Achates Power Inc. to design and build a demonstrator engine as part of the military's Next-Generation Engine program intended for a wide range of combat and tactical vehicles.
2012-12-19
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Toyota Technical Center (TTC) on Dec. 19 announced the promotion of engineers Andrew Lund and Kristen Tabar. Lund moves from Executive Program Manager to Chief Engineer for the Toyota Sienna. He came to TTC in 1992 and joined the Sienna team in 2000 as Program Manager before being promoted to Executive Program Manager for the model. 
2012-12-19
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When trying to simulate vehicle cycles accurately on a test rig, it is essential that the fluid temperatures and warm-up profiles are precisely represented; design of the heat exchanger is critical. Now, ethanol testing makes new demands, but Bowman has a solution.
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