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2012-04-30
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Ford invited SAE Magazines to its German crash-test center to witness a B-Max side-impact demonstration to show that the car's Easy Access Door System "is as safe as it is innovative”.
2012-04-30
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Robert Bosch Car Multimedia recently teamed up with Open Kernel Labs to access virtualization software that’s already being used in a number of consumer products.
2012-04-30
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In response to the soaring use of cameras in vehicles, the company's Pipelined Vision Processor can accelerate up to five concurrent image algorithms, letting a single camera run several tasks such as high-beam control, front-end crash avoidance/mitigation, lane-departure warning, pedestrian detection, and traffic-sign recognition.
2012-04-30
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As AUTomotive Open System Architecture continues to gain acceptance, Revision 4.0.3 of the protocol adds some networking capabilities and focuses on improving compatibility between AUTOSAR 3.0 and 4.0.
2012-04-30
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The company has merged its microcontroller with NEC’s in a family that will be the company’s mainstay automotive controller.
2012-04-30
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Performance and reliability are key factors for a new powertrain microcontroller from Freescale Semiconductor, but security is also an important factor in the design. Concerns about hackers and owners who want to tweak emissions are driving a new emphasis on protecting data.
2012-04-27
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The nation's top safety administrator peppered his keynote address to SAE 2012 World Congress attendees with thank-you sentiments to engineers for solving complex problems.
2012-04-27
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Webasto Product North America's Aftermarket Sunroof division features a new switch design for its new and improved Hollandia 700-II Sunroof series.
2012-04-27
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Yes, whopper-sized engines are still around, but even engineers admit there is a lot to like about smaller displacement engines.
2012-04-27
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Electric vehicles have support from governments and many corporations, but building an infrastructure to support them still poses many challenges. Installation costs are fairly high and licensing can be a challenge.
2012-04-27
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Fast-talkers took a seat at SAE 2012 World Congress in an orchestrated 5-min meet-and-greet experience on the show floor.
2012-04-27
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Hella is expanding operations in the U.S., Brazil, and Mexico, the head of the company’s electronics division in the America’s said at a wide-ranging press briefing April 25 in conjunction with the SAE 2012 World Congress. It expects stop/start technology to provide a boost to sales.
2012-04-26
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Getting a rear-wheel-drive vehicle up a 30° incline is a fairly easy task when 150 kids are behind the driving controls.
2012-04-26
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The government and automakers don't always see eye-to-eye, but during a panel discussion at the SAE 2012 World Congress the only thing causing eyes to cross was the inability to predict future fuel prices.
2012-04-26
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The looming LEV III standards, which include a potential drop of particulate matter emissions to an almost imperceptible 1 mg/mi by 2025—loom like dark clouds over powertrain engineers working on gasoline direct injection (GDI) and diluted/lean-burn combustion technologies, as well as advanced diesels.
2012-04-25
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AEI spoke with SCM Metal Products’ Tom Pelletiers at the SAE 2012 World Congress about the North Carolina-based company’s next-generation lightweight materials.
2012-04-25
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The company's Vice President of Business Development provides insight into the electric in-wheel motor system powering the Mercedes-Benz E-Class-based Brabus Hybrid at the SAE 2012 World Congress. Protean's Chairman and CEO Bob Purcell also announced several new global partners that will help the company launch its systems into volume production.
2012-04-25
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OEMs need to prepare their customers’ expectations for new fuel-efficiency technologies aimed at meeting the 2017-25 CAFE standards, stressed an expert panel of engineers at the SAE 2012 World Congress. And the attribute-based standards could adversely impact sales of the smaller vehicle segments, the experts noted.
2012-04-25
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A worldwide shortage of engineers is threatening the auto industry’s advanced technology development, concurred a panel of powertrain executive engineers at the SAE 2012 World Congress.
2012-04-25
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Engine design engineers can now use simulation tools from Reaction Design to compare how candidate engine designs produce soot relative to each other.
2012-04-25
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The latest tests indicate efficiency gains of 15 to 30% without an increase in costs.
2012-04-25
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Stefan Land, Vice President of Roof Systems at Inteva Products, sees the market for panoramic roof systems expanding, particularly in China and North America. At the SAE 2012 World Congress, Land discussed with SAE Magazines a range of roof-system technology trends.
2012-04-25
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Military vehicles are adopting hybrid technologies to help reduce oil consumption and carry extra battery capability when warfighters need it. The U.S. Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center in Warren, MI, is highlighting a demonstrator that performs the functions of a Humvee while consuming far less fuel.
2012-04-25
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A total of 60 companies came to the SAE 2012 World Congress Career Fair to recruit engineering experts with coveted skill sets.
2012-04-25
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Paul Heitmann, Manager of Utility Solutions at ECOtality, spoke to Automotive Engineering International about the EV Project and about the company's Blink chargers.
2012-04-25
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The world's roads will be dramatically more congested in 2050 than today when 2 billion vehicles hit the streets.
2012-04-24
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With continuing pressure to increase fuel economy with ever lower emissions, industry specialists and researchers presented key findings in new, combustion schemes and research.
2012-04-24
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Key among the 10 ideas for business and country competitiveness that General Electric’s Chairman and CEO shared to open the SAE 2012 World Congress was that the U.S. must take a leadership role in the energy sector. And Jeffrey Immelt believes that is not just a pipe dream.
2012-04-24
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AEI spoke with Google's Anthony Levandowski at the SAE 2012 World Congress about his company's interest in autonomous vehicles.
2012-04-24
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Floyd Allen, Powertrain Systems Executive, FEV Inc. set the tone for a Tuesday morning panel session at the SAE 2012 World Congress in Detroit by saying there is universal agreement that the United States needs to reduce its consumption of petroleum and develop some alternative energy sources capable of powering “at least a meaningful portion of our mobility needs.” Coming up with the solution(s) is the tricky part.
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