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2012-11-13
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The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin a $26 million foreign military sales contract to modernize the Royal Jordanian Air Force's national air command, control, and communications infrastructure. Lockheed Martin will provide the Kingdom of Jordan with an integrated, real-time air picture across multiple command centers and many remote sites to better protect the country's airspace.
2012-11-13
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Only 49% of teenagers get a driver’s license when they reach 17, a drop from 79% in 1978. Racing and track panelists explain efforts to keep teens interested in cars until they’re ready to buy.
2012-11-13
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SEMA VP Waraniak explains the five-step “hype cycle” for such emerging technologies as plug-in electric vehicles. Chrysler VP Gradu sees diesel as the most cost-effective choice for car performance. In the background is “Goodwin Assist,” a prototype concept to provide electric-drive assist in large vehicles, but at obviously higher cost.
2012-11-13
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General Motors' new all-polyolefin, soft-skin, contour-stitched full instrument panel (IP) system in the 2013 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, and GMC Acadia captured both the Body Interior award and the prestigious Grand Award at the 2012 SPE awards gala Nov. 7. But four of the nine SPE award finalists were Ford products.
2012-11-13
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Tighter fuel-economy regulations and the shift to electrified powertrains are forcing microcontroller manufacturers to increase both computing power and memory capacity while also focusing on reducing power consumption. Renesas Electronics Corp. is focusing on both goals with two new microcontroller lines.
2012-11-13
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With growing adoption of natural, or post-WIMP, HMIs in the general market, cockpit display system suppliers are preparing now for the cockpits of the future, which will place the pilot at the center of the system.
2012-11-13
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GF AgieCharmilles’ LASER 4000 5Ax is the largest laser-texturing machine on the market, claims the company
2012-11-09
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The drive to move commercial technologies such as Ethernet and open source software into vehicles is gaining momentum. A number of companies are basing plans on the ubiquitous network, and two consortia recently teamed up to focus on boosting interest in using Ethernet in infotainment systems.
2012-11-09
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Diverse factors such as safety, infotainment, and connectivity are altering the design landscape, prompting a growing use of contract design services.
2012-11-09
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Although longer and wider than its predecessor, the all-new car uses VW Group’s MQB modular transverse matrix platform to be lighter by up to 100 kg (220 lb) and is up to 23% more fuel-efficient.
2012-11-09
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Toshiba America Electronic Component.’s Li-ion battery monitor chipset includes what the company claims is the industry’s first battery monitor integrated circuit (IC) capable of checking up to 16 cells per IC.
2012-11-09
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Elektrobit’s in-vehicle human-machine interface (HMI) development platform enables carmakers and suppliers to create multimodal HMIs for a seamless user experience.
2012-11-09
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Unknowns such as future sales volumes of pure and partial electric vehicles make it difficult to predict how the EV charging infrastructure will be built out.
2012-11-09
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Mazda will build a Toyota-branded subcompact vehicle based on the Mazda2 in Mexico beginning in summer 2015, the two companies announced on Nov. 9. To be built at a pace of about 50,000 units annually, the vehicle will be sold mainly in North America. 
2012-11-08
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Bosch Rexroth calls upon in-house experience to offer the off- and on-highway industries options in all-wheel drive for a variety of applications.
2012-11-07
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Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (HCM) plans to develop a suite of technologies aimed at delivering an Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) to the global surface mining industry by 2017. AHS field tests are planned to start in 2013 with incremental product deliveries through 2017.
2012-11-06
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A degreed mechanical engineer on Jan. 1 will become President–Automotive, North America Division, Eaton Corp. Staci Kroon currently is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Eaton’s Commercial Vehicle Transmission business and will be based in Marshall, MI.
2012-11-06
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AEI spent a day recently at Lotus' Hethel test track driving the 133-mph Evora 414E range-extended hybrid demonstrator. Lotus engineers said much of its technology "will end up on other people’s cars."
2012-11-06
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To leverage composites as a key strategy in the automotive industry, a complete solution is needed that addresses the challenges of designing, analyzing, and manufacturing composite vehicles in a way that brings them to market faster and at lower cost, says a Dassault Systèmes expert.
2012-11-06
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Bobcat’s plan for Tier 4 solutions includes a Doosan-built engine added to some of its equipment lineup starting in early 2014. Development of the new Tier 4-compliant, non-DPF (diesel particulate filter) engine was a collaboration between engineers from Bobcat, Doosan (Bobcat’s parent company), and engine-development companies such as Ricardo and FEV.
2012-11-06
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Low sales volumes and "disproportionally high and increasing costs associated with stringent state and federal regulatory requirements unique to the U.S. market" are among the reasons cited by American Suzuki Motor Corp.
2012-11-06
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Selection of the right lubricant is one of the most challenging tasks for automotive brake system designers and engineers, says a Dow Corning expert.
2012-11-02
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KLD Energy Technologies, Inc., an Austin, TX-based developer of electric propulsion and generation systems, has teamed up with Cenntro Group Ltd., a developer of diesel and liquid-propane powertrains for agricultural, transportation, and construction equipment, to jointly develop four-wheel electric vehicles (EVs) that will incorporate KLD’s EV drive system technologies.
2012-11-02
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Visteon Corp. has opened its first innovation and design center in India. Housed within the Visteon Engineering Center in Pune, the facility focuses on creating ideas, developing concepts, and commercializing market-driven products across Visteon's portfolio.
2012-11-01
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Engine Design Concepts for World Championship Grand Prix Motorcycles, published by SAE International, takes readers inside engines of World Championship Grand Prix motorcycles, detailing the design concepts that make them work.
2012-11-01
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The compact 319 Series oil-less piston dc pump and compressor from Thomas offers a reduced mass of 5.1 lb (2.3 kg) and is manufactured with die-cast aluminum components for strength and durability.
2012-11-01
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Arens’ Powerpac traction inverters offer compact, high-power reliability for truck, bus, agricultural, and construction equipment applications.
2012-11-01
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The CVLL Series of high-brightness pulsed laser diodes from OSI Laser Diode offers eye-safe devices with low divergence and high brightness to deliver reliable and stable output power of up to 75 W.
2012-11-01
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Data Device offers power distribution units in the RP-20S1X family of stackable, configurable devices for 28-V dc systems.
2012-11-01
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Audi has espoused an idea that may see the effects of the combination of microorganisms, waste CO2, sun-seared deserts, and genetic modification creating commercially viable synthetic e-fuels.
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