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2012-12-17
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W. L. Gore & Associates’ Gore Skyflex Aerospace Materials provide improved protection against chafing and abrasion in both rotary and fixed wing aircraft surfaces.
2012-12-17
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Meggitt Sensing Systems’ Endevco 8507C rugged, miniature piezoresistive pressure transducers, as well as its range of acoustic microphones, support the requirements of hypersonic, transonic, and "quiet flow" wind tunnel testing; turbulent airflow measurements; and other high-intensity aerodynamic testing.
2012-12-17
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Vacuum cups from Vi-Cas Manufacturing come in sizes up to 15-in diameter to lift and manipulate large, bulky, or cumbersome materials such as aircraft fuselage segments and fabricated assemblies.
2012-12-17
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Aerodynamic considerations plainly play an important part in car design, but are they a challenge or an opportunity for a designer? “A bit of both,” says Peugeot's Gilles Vidal. “You know that you won’t achieve the best possible aerodynamic score because if we do so it will most likely be an ugly car.”
2012-12-17
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AMETEK Inc. has acquired Aero Components International (ACI) and Avtech Avionics and Instruments (Avtech), both privately owned, U.S. FAA-certified aviation repair operations located in Miami, FL. ACI repairs and overhauls fuel, hydraulic, pneumatic, power generation, and heat exchanger components and is one of the few independent aviation repair shops with fuel repair capabilities.
2012-12-16
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The new approach of researchers at Battery Design LLC and CD-adapco avoids the limitations of the standard approach by resolving the structure of the electrode and explicitly modeling the transport of lithium in the electrolyte and solid phases.
2012-12-14
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Nissan recently began operations of its new advanced-battery plant in Tennessee that will supply the energy-storage devices for the Nissan Leafs to be produced at an adjoining vehicle-assembly plant. Regular North American production of the Leaf is to start at the automaker's Smyrna plant early in 2013.
2012-12-14
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A further improvement of TRW’s DI10 family of airbag inflators, the DI10.1G45 inflator is the company’s lightest and smallest inflator to date.
2012-12-14
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The U.S. Navy awarded ATK a $48-million production contract for the manufacture of the AAR-47 Missile Warning System. The award encompasses production of new assemblies, including optical sensor converters and computer processors, as well as options for retrofitting weapon replaceable assembly upgrades and delivery of ATK's Countermeasures Signal Simulator (CSS) to test the systems operability.
2012-12-14
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Raytheon Co. was awarded a $1.5 million Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) contract for phase one of the agency's Space Enabled Effects for Military Engagements (SeeMe) program. During the next nine months, the company will complete the design for small satellites to enhance warfighter situational awareness in the battlespace.
2012-12-14
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Eaton Corp. will provide opportunities for University of Michigan students to work on relevant, hands-on projects as a sponsor of the university’s Multidisciplinary Design Program (MDP). The MDP challenges students to solve problems and create breakthroughs for sponsoring industries through multidiscipline team collaboration.
2012-12-13
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Significant vehicle mass reduction—up to 20%—is achievable if weight reduction is pursued as part of a "full-vehicle approach," according to a study by FEV Inc. released Dec. 13. The company used a 2010 Toyota Venza for its research because that model was used in an earlier, related study.
2012-12-13
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The City of Raleigh is the first municipality nationwide to join a special program to test wireless electric vehicle charging technology. It joins six other participants to date in the second phase of Evatran's so-called Apollo Program launching early in 2013 to further demonstrate the company's technology, which it brands Plugless Power.
2012-12-13
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While John Deere is enjoying success with its existing JDLink connectivity technology, it is exploring new forms of connectivity such as mobile devices.
2012-12-12
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Two heavyweights in the automotive and aerospace industries are joining minds on lighter materials. BMW and Boeing on Dec. 12 announced they would do joint research on carbon-fiber recycling and share knowledge about the material and its manufacture.
2012-12-12
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Most aircraft still carry multiple radios even though many suppliers tout the benefits of SDR.
2012-12-11
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A low-cost system on the 2013 Spark and Sonic introduces Apple's Siri and $50 BringGo navigation. The 2014 Impala has upscale Cadillac CUE-derived MyLink with embedded navigation and a screen resembling a smartphone.
2012-12-11
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DAF Trucks unveiled its first Euro-VI compliant vehicle, the DAF XF heavy truck, at the recent IAA Hanover Show and has now revealed further details.
2012-12-11
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New model range begins with a 2.5-L Skyactiv gasoline engine but adds a 2.2-L Skyactiv diesel with 14.0:1 compression ratio after mid-2013. The car also features a Mazda U.S. first, regenerative braking with capacitor energy capture.
2012-12-11
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The luxury sedan has rear steering with a separate motor at each wheel, and its new engine features I-VTEC valvetrain integrated electronically with re-engineered control of a cylinder deactivation system and computer-controlled engine mounts.
2012-12-11
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Just one year since the 2012 all-new model, Honda performs major changes to overcome styling and interior criticism, with most hard plastic interior trim replaced. Structural changes are intended to ACE the new frontal crash test.
2012-12-11
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It will be available in two wheelbases, one close to the 1984 Chrysler minivan's. Rear suspension will be changed to improve ride, and new engines will be offered for better performance, up to 30 mpg highway fuel economy. Commercial variants are to come.
2012-12-11
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Base engine is 2.5-L naturally aspirated unit, and fuel economy is up 17% and highway number is 32 mpg as Subaru replaces four-speed automatic with CVT that has adaptive learning. The 2.0-L turbo is rated at 250 hp (187 kW). Vehicle size is almost unchanged, but rear-seat legroom is increased and cargo area is larger.
2012-12-11
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An extension of the EPCOS multilayer varistors product range, TDK Corp.’s new E series protects from current surge pulses in automotive electronics.
2012-12-11
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Osram Opto Semiconductors’ Oslon LX is an affordable LED for widespread application in the automotive sector, providing visual and technical enhancements to automobiles from high-end to entry-level segments.
2012-12-10
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Although about 96% of today's passenger vehicles already are equipped with black boxes (formally called event data recorders, or EDRs), NHTSA (U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) is proposing to require their fitment to all new light passenger vehicles of less than 8500 lb.
2012-12-10
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ARPA-e program involves several companies, government labs, and universities developing solutions so the U.S. can take advantage of its abundant natural gas reserves.
2012-12-10
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The SV-20 honing system combines Sunnen’s new linear servo-stroking technology with the power and capacity to drive multistone diamond tools for OEM-quality bore geometry on automotive/truck blocks, cylinder liners, and similar large parts.
2012-12-07
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By the year 2025, fully autonomous driving could be a reality, according to the Tier 1 supplier of advanced driver assistance systems. Its development will be spurred by safety concerns, insurance industry incentives, and even regulation.
2012-12-06
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The growing use of electronics is driving equipment makers to focus on improving safety and reliability.
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