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2013-02-13
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J.D. Power and Associates finds in its 2013 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) that the dependability of models that were new or substantially redesigned for the 2010 model year were of better reliability than models that were unchanged from the 2009 model year—also referred to as carryover models.
2013-02-13
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Pratt & Whitney Singapore Manufacturing recently broke ground on a new facility at the Seletar Aerospace Park. This new production facility will manufacture fan blades and high-pressure turbine disks for Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan engines.
2013-02-13
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NATS, the U.K.-based global provider of air traffic services, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Mitsubishi Research Institute (MRI), Japan. The MOU will see NATS and MRI explore opportunities for collaboration on various air traffic management (ATM) projects.
2013-02-13
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The Intelligent Transportation Society of America and two major automaker lobbying groups were among the entities co-signing in a letter to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission urging it to protect the 5.9-GHz radio band for use with connected-vehicle technologies including vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) systems.
2013-02-13
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Developed in-house, GM's use of shape-memory alloy (SMA) wire replaces a motorized actuator and saves about 1.1 lb. The automaker has identified up to 200 motorized movable parts on a typical vehicle that could be replaced by SMAs, leading to significant mass savings.
2013-02-13
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Hardware-in-the-loop simulation is the de-facto standard in multiple industries for testing ECUs and integrated control systems.
2013-02-12
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While no driver injuries have been suffered from debris striking the windshield, an opportunity for improvement was identified, pursued, and implemented for the 2013 NASCAR racing season.
2013-02-12
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Confidence in the safety of R1234yf as an automotive A/C refrigerant continues to grow in the ranks of an SAE International Cooperative Research Project team as it continues to review relevant research and testing to finalize risk assessment.
2013-02-11
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Case IH has released two new utility tractors for applications that require rugged, yet comfortable, easy-to-operate equipment.
2013-02-11
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The 644K diesel-electric hybrid wheel loader is said to provide ease of operation and an improved fuel efficiency.
2013-02-11
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Honda R&D has developed an aluminum/steel sheet hybrid door—debuting on the 2014 Acura RLX—that is more effective in reducing weight than an all-aluminum door. Details on the hybrid door’s development will be presented at the SAE 2013 World Congress in April.
2013-02-11
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Engineering and cosmetic changes for 2014 are aimed at keeping the newest version viable in the increasingly competitive full-size pickup truck segment.
2013-02-11
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The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN ECE) on Jan. 8, 2013, published a new regulation on LED light sources, according to InterRegs, an online resource for global vehicle safety and emissions regulations. 
2013-02-11
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The biggest challenge for the designer of small vehicles concerns profits. “Those vehicles have to make money and that is so difficult,” said Stefan Lamm, Director of Exterior Design, Ford of Europe.
2013-02-11
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The 450F is said to include more horsepower, efficient electronic control of the hydraulic system, serviceability improvements, and added operator comfort and convenience.
2013-02-11
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The Objet1000 from Objet Ltd., which recently merged with Stratasys, offers precise 3-D printing of very large and very small, finely detailed 3-D models.
2013-02-08
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SABIC Innovative Plastics worked with Rottne Industry to supply a high-performance glazing material for the windshields and windows of its harvesters and forwarders. Margard MR5E sheet offers the best optical properties of the Lexan polycarbonate product line.
2013-02-07
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Researchers at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA, are looking beyond the current state-of-the-art lightweight material—carbon-fiber composites—to promising nanostructured materials, namely carbon nanotube composites.
2013-02-07
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The front-wheel-drive 2014 ProMaster is the first commercial vehicle from the Ram brand and the first North American commercial van from the Chrysler Group since the Dodge Sprinter.
2013-02-07
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Nissan's motorsports division pumps up the power quotient with the new version of its crossover. The vehicle is Nismo's first high-performance production vehicle of the Z sports car which first appeared in 2007.
2013-02-07
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Third-generation EA888 engine for midsize U.S. models also offers potential for high output
2013-02-06
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The first Chevrolet Aveo sedan rolled off the assembly line at GAZ auto plant in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, on Feb. 5. GAZ (a part of Basic Element) and General Motors had signed an agreement in February 2011 to produce the Aveo at GAZ for sale in the Russian market.
2013-02-06
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Dr.-Ing. Marko Dekena, AVL's Executive Vice President, Global Business Development, Sales and International Operations Powertrain Systems, recently spoke with SAE Magazines about some of the strategic and technical issues likely to be discussed at this year’s event.
2013-02-06
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The new Cruze clean turbodiesel joins the 2014 Mazda6 Sky-D as the first non-German diesel passenger cars in the U.S. this century.
2013-02-05
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The first operational demonstrations in North America of KraussMaffei's new injection molding machine occurred during the company's 2013 TechDay event.
2013-02-04
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The Fuel Cell Technologies Office under the U.S. Department of Energy has issued a request for information (RFI) seeking feedback from stakeholders regarding proposed cost and durability targets for automotive fuel cells.
2013-02-04
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Just four four-axis CNC machines handle four-cylinder engines from 1.3 to 2.5 L, plus a 3.7-L V6 and reduce block machining time from 6 to 1.3 h.
2013-02-04
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Alcoa Fastening Systems (AFS) signed a strategic technology and commercial cooperation agreement with Commercial Aircraft of China, Ltd. (COMAC). This agreement deepens Alcoa’s existing partnership with COMAC, the main manufacturer of large passenger aircraft programs in China, and reinforces Alcoa’s presence in one of the world’s fastest-growing aerospace markets.
2013-02-04
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PSA Peugeot Citroën engineers believe the Hybrid Air technology (what their Bosch partners call "hydraulic hybrid") will enable them to create production cars with 2 L/100 km fuel consumption by 2020.
2013-02-04
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Daimler AG will take a 12% stake in BAIC (Beijing Automotive Group) as the latter prepares to launch an initial public offering (IPO). That aspect of the deal announced Feb. 1 is expected to be concluded by the end of 2013 or early in 2014, subject to government approvals.
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