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2012-12-06
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Annual growth in biofuels has been strong but is expected to slow in the near future.
2012-12-06
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OEMs and their suppliers are creating new hydraulic systems and components, using new fluids and remanufacturing to save energy and reduce the environmental impact of off-highway equipment.
2012-12-05
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Along with optimized design, including the integration of functions for individual components, new materials for heavy-truck applications are leading ZF’s lightweight charge. One example on display at the IAA show was a “study” of a four-point link made from glass-fiber-reinforced plastic that reduces weight by 25% compared to the standard cast component.
2012-12-05
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The automotive industry was more than twice as innovative in 2012 than it was in 2011, according to the 2012 Top 100 Global Innovators list compiled by the IP & Science unit of Thomson Reuters. The full report released Dec. 4 listing the awards and describing the selection methodology is available here.
2012-12-05
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A Prodrive-led consortium is focusing on developing the technology for electrified vehicles, bringing meaningful weight and cost savings.
2012-12-05
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The prototype, sans body panels, was produced in less than two years. The six-passenger design, reflecting Gen Y social values, was exhibited at the 2012 SEMA Show. It uses a 1.5-L turbocharged four-cylinder for front drive and adds hybrid electric drive in the rear for power, economy, and all-wheel-drive capability.
2012-12-04
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New York City’s Lincoln Center served as the backdrop for Ford's “reboot” of its luxury brand as the Lincoln Motor Company. The revival begins with the MKZ midsize sedan, but further differentiation could come from more exclusive high-performance versions of existing powerplants, plus perhaps European engines. And Ford’s rear-drive architecture, used by the Mustang, and it is being evaluated for luxury performance car use.
2012-12-04
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Lightweight combustion chamber walls stay cool because hot-burning propellant remains confined to a central cyclone
2012-12-04
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The key to executing great vehicle infotainment systems is so much more than designing the screen. Two experts from Altia create a scenario with an OEM customer to explain how they develop the user-interface experience.
2012-12-04
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The fourth generation of the pioneering compact crossover utility also gains a conventionally hinged rear liftgate and has an upgraded AWD system. Fuel economy increases to a claimed 31 mpg highway.
2012-12-04
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The Series SW44863 split-image switch series from Electro-Mech Components is suitable for high-density instrumentation panels and display areas.
2012-12-04
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Waytek adds a PVC-coated momentary start push-button switch to their line of harsh environment switches.
2012-12-01
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The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Co. $8.7 million to participate in development of the future protected tactical military satellite communication system. The USAF's objective is to identify cost-effective architectures and component development paths for the future SATCOM system that will follow the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) system.
2012-12-01
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The U.S. Department of Energy on Nov. 30 announced it will establish a major advanced-battery research center on the campus of Argonne National Laboratory outside Chicago. The Batteries and Energy Storage Hub, also called the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR).
2012-11-30
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Windform SP from CRP Technology is a composite, polyamide-based carbon-filled material with characteristics that make it suitable for a series of applications, including the motorsport industry.
2012-11-30
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Parker Aerospace and GE Aviation reached an agreement to form a joint venture, Advanced Atomization Technologies LLC, to enhance the development and manufacture of commercial aircraft engine fuel nozzles.
2012-11-30
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XCOR Aerospace has issued the initial phase of a two-phase contract to ATK's Aerospace Structures Division for the detailed design and manufacture of the Lynx Mark I suborbital reusable launch vehicle (RLV) wings and control surfaces.
2012-11-30
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Dassault Falcon has established a '"wholly owned foreign entity" to represent the Falcon brand in the growing Chinese market. The subsidiary, known as Dassault Falcon Business Services (Beijing) Co. Ltd., is based in Beijing, China.
2012-11-30
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GE Aviation has acquired the assets of Morris Technologies and its sister company, Rapid Quality Manufacturing, precision manufacturing companies operating in suburban Cincinnati, OH. The companies, with about 130 employees, specialize in additive manufacturing, an automated process for creating rapid prototypes and end-use production components.
2012-11-30
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Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne (PWR) awarded a contract to GS Yuasa Lithium Power Inc. (GYLP) to provide lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery cells to be used on the International Space Station (ISS). PWR will integrate GS Yuasa Li-ion cells into batteries that will replace the nickel-hydrogen (Ni-H2) batteries that currently power the ISS Electrical Power System (EPS) during its eclipse mode.
2012-11-30
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Autodesk and IndyCar have signed a three-year technology partnership that will give the participants in the IZOD IndyCar Series broad access to the former's cloud-based design and engineering software.
2012-11-29
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Developed to efficiently direct airflow from the filter to the throttle body, Corsa Performance Intakes featuring power channel technology streamline airflow to eliminate calibration concerns and help to increase throttle response.
2012-11-28
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GM's first battery-electric vehicle debuts at the 2012 L.A. Auto Show with a $25,000 base price, optional dc quick charging capability, and sub-8-s 0-60 mph acceleration.
2012-11-28
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The new compact, B-segment MPV was up-engineered by Chrysler to meet U.S. safety, emissions, and customer requirements. Powered by a 1.4-L Multiair turbocharged engine, the MY2014 model debuted at the L.A. Auto Show.
2012-11-28
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The battery-electric Fiat 500e features a 24-kW·h NiMgCo lithium-ion battery sourced from SB LiMotive and an 83-kW traction motor. The car is not aimed at traditional EV customers, according to Fiat's North American marketing boss.
2012-11-27
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Dana Holding Corp. has developed and launched the Spicer Rui Ma brand for a new class of transmissions and axles made in China to complement the supplier’s flagship Spicer brand. Announced at Bauma China 2012 in Shanghai, the initial Spicer Rui Ma products offered to Chinese OEMs include the Spicer TZL16 RM powershift transmission for ZL50 front-end loaders, the T08 RM transmission for 6- to 10-t (6.6- to 11-ton) forklift trucks, and the T39 RM tridem drive axle for five- and six-axle chassis concrete pump trucks and other heavy-duty vocational applications.
2012-11-27
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BAE Systems has awarded Saft $1.3 million in new funding to continue development of a lithium-ion (Li-ion) energy storage system (ESS) for the U.S. Army’s Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) program. The new funding for the GCV project is an addition to the initial 2010 contract.
2012-11-27
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1000 Tucson ix35 hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles are to take to the road by 2015, says the Korean carmaker.
2012-11-27
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The U.S. federal CAFE mandate to improve the fuel consumption of today's light-duty vehicle fleet by approximately 50% in MY2025 will require an assortment of technologies, lightweight materials, and engineering ingenuity.
2012-11-27
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MESSRING's compact safety test sled system saves floor space.
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