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2012-03-14
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While Ford injected new life into the compact MPV sector with the B-Max at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz performed a U-turn by unveiling the new A-Class. Gone is the tall profile that first came to public attention 15 years ago.
2012-03-14
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The supplier introduces a new, compact braking system that is faster, quieter, and more efficient. It is designed for use in both conventional and hybrid powertrains.
2012-03-12
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The characteristics of a solution that tackles the challenge of E/E complexity include respect for data integrity and cross-domain integration; increased abstraction so that design content can be synthesized from higher level inputs; sophisticated design change handling; and capabilities embedded throughout the flow that manage and control configuration complexity.
2012-03-12
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Q&A with Carla Bailo, Senior VP of Research & Development for Nissan Americas, which has a booming book of business in new vehicle development and fuel-cell core research, among other work.
2012-03-12
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Verizon and VIA Motors announced that they will collaborate to develop and demonstrate plug-in electric work vehicles using VIA's eREV (extended range electric vehicle) technology and evaluate the technology for possible wide-scale application into Verizon's fleet.
2012-03-12
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Volkswagen shows its new compact platform in the crossover design study.
2012-03-09
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Offered in 15-, 50-, and 100-psi (1-, 3-, and 7-bar) ranges, the sensor series is suitable for testing of automotive door panel crash conditions and vehicle transmission performance.
2012-03-09
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Remy International Inc., an independent manufacturer of advanced electric propulsion motors, and Enova Systems Inc. signed a long-term electric motor supply agreement. Under the five-year agreement, Remy will provide its electric motors to Enova for its all-electric drive systems.
2012-03-09
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The 2013 Cadillac XTS blends input from a number of sensors to enhance driver safety, moving the automaker a step closer to 360-degree sensing and setting the stage for semi-autonomous driving.
2012-03-08
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TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. announced the first production contract for its Active Buckle Lifter (ABL) seatbelt technology. The contract is with a major European vehicle manufacturer and will start production in 2013.
2012-03-07
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FEV and KSPG co-developed the compact series hybrid powertrain that incorporates FEV's new NVH-reduction technology. It will be tested in a plug-in electric car later this year.
2012-03-07
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The "hot" version of the 2012 Fiat 500 for North American customers combines MultiAir valve control technology with turbocharging for the first time.
2012-03-05
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Ford literally opens the doors on its new Fiesta-based MPV at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show to reveal a car with movable B-pillars.
2012-03-02
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DARPA awarded Raytheon Co. a $3.8 million contract to allow armed forces to conduct jamming operations with minimal communication and control interference to friendly forces. The High-Power Efficient Rf Digital-to-Analog Converter (HiPERDAC) program seeks to enable tactical platforms, such as maritime craft, ground vehicles, tactical aircraft, and UAVs, as well as individual soldiers, to conduct battlefield jamming operations while minimizing frequency interference with friendly forces.
2012-03-02
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Northrop Grumman Corp. has been awarded a Phase II contract by the U.S. Navy to modify existing software for the LN-251 embedded GPS/fiber-optic inertial navigation system (INS) on the CH-53K Super Stallion helicopter.
2012-03-02
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Aveos signed a five-year agreement for the repair and overhaul of Snecma's CFM56-5 platform engines and Line Replaceable Units (LRUs). Aveos has been providing MRO engine capacity to Snecma for almost 15 years, according to Paul Lochab, Chief Commercial Officer, Aveos Fleet Performance.
2012-03-02
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The need for cooperation between the industries to cope with smart transportation, safety, and gridlock avoidance will be greater than ever, he says.
2012-03-02
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The new car is slightly larger than its predecessor but continues the theme of maximum use of space within compact dimensions.
2012-03-01
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Success on the modern battlefield depends on the rapid collection and processing of vast quantities of information. As new platforms and sensors are fielded at an ever-increasing rate, the challenge of processing and analyzing the flood of intelligence grows exponentially.
2012-03-01
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The IFH Group uses aluminized steel on hydraulic oil reservoirs and fuel tanks designed for off-road and specialty vehicles in agricultural, construction, utility, and other off-highway applications.
2012-03-01
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Typical hydraulic systems use separate pumps, motors, line-mounted valves or manifolds, hoses, fittings, and reservoirs, while Texas Hydraulics’ fully integrated hydraulic cylinders combine all these components into one assembly.
2012-03-01
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Molex offers a one-piece S8 wedge-style bulb socket to simplify assembly and reduce inventory.
2012-03-01
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Timken tapered roller bearings improve calculated load ratings and can be used in various mobile and industrial equipment such as rail and vehicle systems, mining, agriculture, and energy generation.
2012-02-29
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A timing drive belt bathed in oil and new low-inertia Continental turbocharger lead the list of attributes worth examining in Ford's all-new triple slated for high-volume production.
2012-02-29
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Boeing recently looked at the use of AR as a tool to help get design intent to the builder so the product can build right the first time and every time.
2012-02-27
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STMicroelectronics offers the market’s first three-axis digital-output gyroscope that meets the industry-standard qualification for automotive integrated circuits (AEC-Q100).
2012-02-27
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Shanghai Aircraft has selected the MAG Charger low-rail gantry composite tape layer to produce main wings, stabilizers, and central wing boxes for COMAC C919 and C929 commercial passenger jets.
2012-02-24
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3M and Chesapeake Energy Corp. are collaborating to design, manufacture, and market a portfolio of compressed natural gas (CNG) tanks for use in various transportation sectors in the U.S. The companies note that currently the fuel tank on a CNG vehicle is its most expensive single component but claim that the new CNG tanks stemming from their partnership will reduce costs and increase performance.
2012-02-24
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TMD Friction’s premium air disc brake pad friction material, Textar T3070, has met the FMVSS 121 dynamometer requirements of TMC’s Recommended Practice #628 – “Aftermarket Brake Lining Qualification.” Compatibility issues arising from different brake designs on front and rear axles were a major reason TMD developed and certified a disc brake pad formulated to replicate the performance of drum lining material.
2012-02-24
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The move to downsized I4s will simplify the powertrain range dramatically while gaining critical economies of scale. The fuel-economy benefit is a priority for the relatively small OEM.