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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.
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.
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