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2012-12-21
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Designed for use in high-temperature applications, Allegro MicroSystems’ A1128 is a field-programmable, unipolar Hall-effect switch.
2012-12-21
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The message at the core of a report conducted for Lanxess is that OEMs and tire companies need to combine R&D targets with specialized synthetic rubber manufacturers. Improved grades such as styrene-butadiene rubber (SSBR) will be central to plans for lower-rolling-resistance tires moving forward.
2012-12-20
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Lightweight materials will make the greatest impact in helping medium- and heavy-duty trucks achieve upcoming greenhouse gas/fuel efficiency regulations, according to respondents to an online poll posted on SAE Off-Highway Engineering Online and Automotive Engineering International Online for two weeks in late November and early December.
2012-12-20
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Terex says its new Powerlift 1000 draws on more than 100 years of experience and was a collaborative effort of global Terex engineers.
2012-12-20
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To better tailor compactor designs to individual environments, Caterpillar has been using Abaqus FEA from Simulia, the Dassault Systèmes application for realistic simulation.
2012-12-19
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Continental on Dec. 19 became the first automotive supplier to be granted a license from the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to test autonomous vehicles on the state’s public roads. Continental’s testing license is for the company’s highly automated vehicle equipped with an integrated vehicle-control and safety system consisting of four short-range radar sensors, one long-range radar, a stereo camera, and a Motion Domain Controller interfacing with the vehicle’s engine, brakes, and steering.
2012-12-19
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Daimler's decision to halt use of the new refrigerant on safety concerns leads to a product defense by joint-venture suppliers Honeywell and DuPont, citing SAE studies and their own tests. Although GM is the only U.S. maker with R-1234yf cars, Ford also backs the refrigerant's use.
2012-12-19
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The U.S. Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) has awarded a $4.9 million contract to AVL Engineering and Achates Power Inc. to design and build a demonstrator engine as part of the military's Next-Generation Engine program intended for a wide range of combat and tactical vehicles.
2012-12-19
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Toyota Technical Center (TTC) on Dec. 19 announced the promotion of engineers Andrew Lund and Kristen Tabar. Lund moves from Executive Program Manager to Chief Engineer for the Toyota Sienna. He came to TTC in 1992 and joined the Sienna team in 2000 as Program Manager before being promoted to Executive Program Manager for the model. 
2012-12-19
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When trying to simulate vehicle cycles accurately on a test rig, it is essential that the fluid temperatures and warm-up profiles are precisely represented; design of the heat exchanger is critical. Now, ethanol testing makes new demands, but Bowman has a solution.
2012-12-19
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As the eventual replacement to Ford's E-Series vehicles, the all-new Transit means more configuration choices and the only five-cylinder diesel engine option in North America's commercial van segment.
2012-12-18
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SAKOR Technologies, Inc.’s MicroDyne series of small motoring dynamometers is suitable for testing in a wide range of automotive, military, and aerospace testing applications.
2012-12-18
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A significant uptick in cabin storage, new seats, and the debut of a next-generation in-vehicle connectivity system head the features list of an all-new interior on the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 full-size pickup trucks.
2012-12-17
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Researchers have come up with basic modules of a proposed diagnostic and health-management system architecture based upon data-driven algorithms.
2012-12-17
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IAV Automotive Engineering expects to continue experiencing strong growth in U.S. next year and will hire an additional 40 engineers to do so. The company recently announced that sales have increased by more than 50% every year since 2009, when it opened its new headquarters in Northville, MI.
2012-12-17
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The BU-67112 MIL-STD-1553 XMC card from Data Device Corp. meets the data demands of mission-critical military aerospace applications.
2012-12-17
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International Rectifier’s high-current, ultra-low dropout RAD-hard hybrid linear voltage regulators come in Standard Microcircuit Drawings for space applications including satellites and launch vehicles.
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.
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