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2013-03-13
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Touring Superleggera unveiled the production version of its Disco Volante model at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, having introduced a full-scale model in 2012. The model makes a clear reference to the Alfa Romeo Disco Volante (flying saucer) C52 of 1952, produced by Carozzeria Touring, the forerunner of Touring Superleggera.
2013-03-13
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The VIZIV plug-in hybrid crossover concept unveiled at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show was said to show the future direction of the brand. If so, it could signal a move away from conventional four-wheel-drive systems for the company’s products.
2013-03-12
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Subsystems in cars are becoming smarter and ever more dependent on connecting with data from other systems. From door to exhaust systems, where once fit and finish was the only "integration" required, designing in isolation is no longer an option.
2013-03-12
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Under a licensing agreement, Mechdyne Corp. offers full technical support for the CAVE2 (CAVE Automatic Virtual Environment) hybrid reality environment developed by the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Electronic Visualization Laboratory.
2013-03-12
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A lightweight carbon fiber structure, high-power hybrid driveline, active ride height, and racing aerodynamics systems help to make the new car a technical tour de force.
2013-03-12
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On display at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show was a full-scale model of a project created by students from IED’s Masters in Transport Design program. It was a collaborative project with Alfa Romeo for a sedan that would also appeal to the American and Asian markets.
2013-03-12
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In this Q&A, Tesla Motors CTO JB Straubel elaborates on Tesla’s battery developments, the controversy over global EV charging standards including the SAE “combo connector,” and key learnings from partners Daimler and Toyota.
2013-03-12
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The name proved a controversial choice at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, but that aside, the Ferrari LaFerrari packs as much technology as its McLaren P1 rival. That is hardly surprising given both companies’ extensive experience in racing.
2013-03-12
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MMC showed a forward look to future EV development, extending use beyond a primarily urban environment to vehicles with greater range capacity.
2013-03-12
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For a collaborative European project, the company will provide up to 70 ultracompact urban electric vehicles including a vehicle developed from the i-Road concept shown at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, so it looks destined to enter some form of production.
2013-03-12
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An "attentive co-pilot," rather than self-driving robot, is the automaker’s stepwise goal, at least at first.
2013-03-11
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The company's new 2.0-L four-cylinder gasoline engine combines stratified lean burn technology with turbocharging and external high pressure exhaust gas recirculation--the technology integration regarded by Mercedes as a “world first.” At the other end of the spectrum, the AMG version gets a performance boost.
2013-03-11
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It is two years since the Fiat brand displayed the 4C concept at Geneva, having turned the design around in nine months. Even at that stage, the car was already marked out for production, with the first cars expected in 2012.
2013-03-11
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The Cadillac ATS development team used a new GM visibility evaluation technique involving "hedgehog" visualization to create a corporate Driver Visibility Calculator. It enables vehicle-development teams to quickly study how structural design areas, such as pillar cross-section, affect the driver’s field of vision.
2013-03-11
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Executives from Cummins and Eaton revealed on March 10 a new powertrain package for the North American heavy-duty truck market that they expect will deliver a 3 to 6% fuel-economy (FE) improvement, lower preventive maintenance costs, and total life-cycle cost improvements.
2013-03-11
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With the future regulations on NOx and soot emissions on diesel engines, it is critical to accurately model the diesel engine spray and combustion process.
2013-03-11
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While hybrid technology is helping some suppliers meet changing fuel and emissions expectations, engine makers are leaving no stone unturned as they attempt to reduce emissions and fuel consumption without reducing performance.
2013-03-11
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Komatsu America Corp.'s new the PC138USLC-10’s short tail swing radius excavator makes it suitable for confined work areas such as one lane of traffic or urban environments.
2013-03-11
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Production of the GTH-1544 prototype will begin in the second quarter of 2013 with availability in ANSI and CSA marketplaces.
2013-03-11
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Scania and Siemens are teaming to develop hybrid trucks that draw electrical current conductively from overhead wires or inductively from energy-transmitting devices embedded in the road. “Full-scale demonstration of electrified road sections can quickly become a reality through this partnership,” Henrik Henriksson, Executive Vice President and head of Scania’s Sales and Marketing, said in a March 11 press release that contained few technical details.
2013-03-08
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Lockheed Martin and Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore the science of nanotechnology, with special focus on nanocopper and related technologies for the commercial market.
2013-03-07
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The Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) and Beaufort, SC-based EcoDual Inc. will focus their combined resources on conversion of diesel engines already on the road to natural gas operation and reduction of exhaust emissions.
2013-03-07
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This fall, flight students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach, FL, campus will be able to take the controls in a sophisticated full-motion flight simulator purchased from FlightSafety International.
2013-03-07
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ContiTech will employ 30 engineers by year's end at a recently opened R&D center in Changshu, Jiangsu Province, about 100 km (60 mi) from Shanghai. The product focus will be vehicle mounting and vibration control. 
2013-03-07
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Many suppliers feel off-highway owners will find much to like with hybrids, and some are unveiling hybrids that use either hydraulic or electric power to reduce fuel consumption and emissions while also improving performance.
2013-03-06
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Responding to what it called an erroneous report, Johnson Controls said March 6 that it is exploring the possible sale of its automotive electronics business, but not its automotive interiors business.
2013-03-06
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Technology innovations on the Evora 414E include a multimode virtual seven-speed shift with regenerative braking control, torque-vectoring stability control, and novel energy and power management and optimization techniques.
2013-03-06
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KPIT Cummins offers the world’s first complete AUTOSAR stack compatible to R4.0.3 developed according to ISO26262 quality requirements, claims the company.
2013-03-06
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Michigan automaker is serving as Host Company for the April 16-18 event in Detroit and bringing some of its best powertrain and connectivity technologies.
2013-03-06
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Research is aimed at developing the theory and computer algorithms necessary to automatically create engineering models in a mathematical form.
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