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2012-03-16
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As smart phones become a mainstay in the strategies throughout the infotainment industry, suppliers are racing to create techniques that let drivers use apps safely. This effort works on two levels: minimizing distraction and ensuring that apps don’t carry viruses that impact the vehicle.
2012-03-16
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The intertwining of the automotive and consumer industries is fostering new ways to get the latest technologies into vehicles. Application software developers and automotive companies are currently employing a range of distribution models to bring the benefits of apps to the auto industry.
2012-03-16
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Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Co. Ltd. (GYMCL), the main operating subsidiary of China Yuchai International Ltd., has begun a new project to develop and produce a full portfolio of natural gas-powered engines to complement its current diesel-engine range, primarily for the large bus, mid- to heavy-duty truck, power generator, and marine engine markets.
2012-03-16
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Eaton describes ways that hydraulics companies are keeping up with the changes in engineering workforce development and hiring.
2012-03-16
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The rapid evolution of sensors, processors, and software is making unmanned ground vehicles viable in applications as diverse as mining and battlefields.
2012-03-16
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Personal navigation device makers are being forced to alter their strategies as the PND market plummets. The growing use of consumer products in cars is also changing automakers’ strategies for in-vehicle navigation and rechargers for portables.
2012-03-16
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With today’s extreme pressure to reduce costs, wire harness manufacturing is the focus of much attention, and Mentor Graphics has responded to this need with its Capital Harness Manufacturing Process Management (MPM) software application.
2012-03-16
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Beyond Tier 4 Interim updates and advances, the DX350LC includes an upgraded cooling system and new hydraulics.
2012-03-16
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Nissan’s goal with the DeltaWing experimental racecar is to explore new technologies for road cars. But it is a racecar, after all, and the Nissan DeltaWing will strut its motorsports stuff for the first time this June at the Le Mans 24 Hours.
2012-03-16
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Maplesoft's multidomain physical modeling and simulation software MapleSim is built on a foundation of symbolic computation technology.
2012-03-16
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Continental Engineering Services (CES) provides comprehensive engineering services with emphasis in automotive electronics, drive and chassis technology, as well as electrical mobility.
2012-03-16
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Horiba’s new MEXA-1400QL-NX laser spectroscopic analyzer, featuring the principles of quantum cascade laser (QCL) technology, provides real-time simultaneous measurement of four nitrogen components contained in motor exhaust gas (NO, NO2, NH3, N2O). The technology will be on display in April at the SAE 2012 World Congress in Detroit.
2012-03-14
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The new model will replace the existing Tourneo and Transit and the long-running E-Series Econoline in North America.
2012-03-14
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At the 2012 SAE World Congress, researchers from IAV will present their proposal for an input-output feedback linearization strategy to cope with a nonlinear system subject to input constraints.
2012-03-14
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Start-up’s improved electrode materials boost battery capacity to address EV costs and range anxiety, but operational lifetime remains a challenge.
2012-03-14
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SAE International has taken several steps toward virtualizing some operations with a goal of working more efficiently and effectively with members. This includes operating several different offices to better reach members and customers around the world, and also engaging subject matter experts to help provide the knowledge and resources they need.
2012-03-14
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Based on Nissan NV200 compact van, the new taxi could boost fuel economy 37% over the Ford Crown Victoria, the widely-used choice today. The 10-year contract with NYC includes provision for an all-electric version to be introduced by 2017.
2012-03-14
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The 50-mpg Volkswagen Polo Blue GT sips gasoline on just two cylinders in gentle driving.
2012-03-14
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Jaguar has never before produced a station wagon variant of a large model, with the only previous station wagon in the company’s history being the X-Type. That gap was filled with the unveiling of the XF Sportbrake at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, based on the revised 2012 model year variant of the XF saloon.
2012-03-14
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The five-seat hatchback shown at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show is described by Volvo as a sibling to the three-door C30, with which it shares engine options. The car is due on sale in May 2012, aimed principally at European buyers who are expected to account for 85% of the planned production of 90,000 models per year.
2012-03-14
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The Bentley SUV rumor is hardly a new one, so it didn’t come as a surprise to find that it has taken the step into concept form, emerging at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show as the EXP 9 F. EXP are the letters that have been used for experimental Bentley designs for almost a century, while the F, according to Bentley, stands for Falcon.
2012-03-14
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The Plus E is the work of traditional British sports car maker Morgan, which has used the new Plus 8 as the basis for the concept. It is built using Morgan’s lightweight aluminum platform chassis, developed and manufactured with specialist manufacturer Radshape, and fitted with a revised version of the company’s traditional open body.
2012-03-14
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Among the benefits of Advantech International ceramic-injection molded heat sink using aluminum nitrate is improved heat dissipation vs. regular aluminum.
2012-03-14
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Bridgestone is undertaking research in the United States to develop the Guayule plant as an alternative source of rubber. The company says the perennial shrub native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico produces natural rubber in its bark and roots.
2012-03-14
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Solutia’s Saflex S series advanced infrared absorbing interlayer product family is designed to produce automotive glass laminates with enhanced solar IR-absorbing properties compared to laminates made with heat-absorbing glass and standard polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayer.
2012-03-14
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IAV’s DrivePac EV80 electric drive unit includes an electric motor and transmission, in a compact size with minimum weight.
2012-03-14
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Lockheed Martin's operation in Pinellas Park, FL, officially opened a new 57,000-ft² manufacturing facility to produce aircraft canopy components for the F-35 Lightning II fighter. The new facility is an annex to the company's existing 197,000-ft² building that has been producing structural components for more than 10 different types of aircraft since 1997.
2012-03-14
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Based on the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the BRABUS-built Technology Project Hybrid is equipped with Protean Electric in-wheel motors. Powering the rear wheels in combination with the 2.2-L internal-combustion diesel engine, the motors each add 80 kW of peak power and 800 N·m of peak torque.
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.
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