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2013-01-31
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Lacks Wheel Trim Systems' eVOLVE Hybrid design boosts highway fuel economy by 1.1 mpg and the city number by 0.4 mpg. The solution is a fixed design vs. forthcoming active wheel shutters for 2015 Ford F-150.
2013-01-31
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General Motors on Jan. 30 announced it will invest $200 million at its global powertrain engineering headquarters in Pontiac, MI, to build a new 138,000-f² (12,000-m²) test wing, which is expected to be completed in the second half of 2014.
2013-01-30
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The new C7 Stingray’s lightweight chassis, which is 57% stiffer in torsion, helps the car achieve a “world-class power-to-weight ratio” that execs claim bests those of the Porsche 911 Carrera and Audi R8.
2013-01-29
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Vehicle design is broadening and moving upwards in both intellectual and business terms, with many designers reaching Board level, says London's Royal College of Art Professor Dale Harrow.
2013-01-29
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A highly integrated, 8-bit RGB laser driver, Maxim Integrated Products’ MAX3601 is suitable for pico laser projectors in automobiles.
2013-01-29
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The SHF-260 flexible wire from TE Connectivity can be used for power distribution applications within the aerospace and defense markets.
2013-01-29
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NuSil Technology’s R-2684 silicone film adhesive is sprayable, which enables the material to be applied to intricate parts just as easily as to flat substrates.
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.
2013-01-29
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The OM-CP-PROCESS101A dc current data logger from Omega is a low-cost logger with a 10-year battery life, 4-Hz reading rate, multiple start/stop function, and ultrahigh-speed download.
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.
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