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2012-01-10
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To reduce weight, scale, and improve efficiency for the Prius c, every major component of the hybrid system was redesigned and high-strength steels were used in the chassis, while the NS4 signals Toyota’s new direction in design.
2012-01-10
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More U.S. consumers are buying diesel-powered passenger vehicles, and more diesel-powered vehicle choices are en route for the U.S. market.
2012-01-10
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Volkswagen chose the 2012 NAIAS in Detroit to debut a hybrid version of its new Jetta with a 1.4-L TSI four-cylinder engine, a seven-speed DSG transmission, and a 20-kW electric motor.
2012-01-10
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BMW used the occasion of the North American International Auto Show to introduce the sixth generation of the 3 Series sedan and ActiveHybrid 3, dubbed the first full hybrid compact sport sedan in the premium segment.
2012-01-10
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Engineers garnered vehicle dynamics harmony with the all-new 2013 Buick Encore by tuning the small crossover to cruise roadways with a specific tire.
2012-01-10
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Based on the S60, it has a transverse 280-hp 2.0-L gasoline four-cylinder, Integrated Starter-Generator, and eight-speed automatic in front, and a 12-kw·h lithium-ion battery pack with electric motor in rear.
2012-01-10
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Special emphasis was placed on achieving a torsionally rigid body to attain the desired driving dynamics.
2012-01-10
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Featuring new powertrain and chassis technology, the next-generation supercar, which is due to come to market within the next three years, will be developed by engineers in the U.S. and manufactured at an Ohio plant.
2012-01-09
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IQ has seating for 3-4 people. HVAC case has blower integrated into center section case with evaporator and heater core, and glove box is removed, two design features that permit forward curvature of dashboard on passenger's side. This permits asymmetrical front seating so right side passengers have larger-car legroom.
2012-01-09
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The interior features two 12.3-in LCD screens, one serving as an instrument cluster and the other as a navigation/infotainment display.
2012-01-09
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A new direct-injected 3.8-L V6 and a revised 2.0-L turbocharged I4 elevate the 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe's performance while improving its efficiency. The car debuted at the 2012 Detroit show.
2012-01-09
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Bruker has a new tool, the NPFLEX-LA optical microscope, for measuring shaft smoothness.
2012-01-09
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Long-term operation with B20 at the current specification limits for alkali and alkaline earth metal impurities can adversely impact the performance of DOC, DPF, and SCR systems.
2012-01-09
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Cadillac's new compact luxury sport sedan aims to beat BMW's 3-Series with an all-new turbo DI 2.0-L among its three engine choices.
2012-01-09
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With its 2013 Fusion, Ford is bringing a battleship to the gunfight that is the North American midsize passenger car segment.
2012-01-09
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Adapted from Alfa Romeo Giulietta platform, the Dart's body and aero package is designed for class-leading Cd. Three four-cylinder engines are offered, a 1.4-L Fiat turbo Multi-Air, and two naturally aspirated Tiger Shark engines, which are versions of the Chrysler “world” engine modified for lower NVH and more torque at low rpm.
2012-01-09
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Mass efficiency, high power-to-weight ratio, and plenty of Nurburgring testing were keys to development of GM's new global compact sport sedan.
2012-01-09
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The 2013 Cadillac ATS compact sport sedan is claimed to be the most mass-efficient car in its class, thanks to GM's new lightweight Alpha body structure.
2012-01-06
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Federal-Mogul’s ultrathin lighting combines LEDs and a specially designed lamp lens to reduce the profile of vehicle interior lamps by up to 60%, claims the company.
2012-01-06
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The European Commission have recently published a new draft regulation on motor vehicle sound levels, according to InterRegs, an online resource for global vehicle safety and emissions regulations. In addition to limiting noise levels, the proposal would establish a new procedure for measuring noise emissions and new requirements on the minimum sound generated by electric and hybrid-electric vehicles.
2012-01-06
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The U.S. Department of Defense awarded Pratt & Whitney a contract not to exceed $1.12 billion for F135 production engines to power the F-35 Lightning II. P&W and the DOD reached a tentative agreement on key terms for the low rate initial production (LRIP) 5 contract that contains fixed-price and cost-plus incentive fee elements.
2012-01-06
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AMETEK Inc. has acquired Technical Manufacturing Corp. (TMC), a provider of high-performance vibration isolation systems and optical test benches used to isolate highly sensitive instruments for the microelectronics, life sciences, photonics, and ultra-precision manufacturing industries.
2012-01-06
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NASA selected Airborne Systems North America of Santa Anna, CA; ILC Dover LP of Frederica, DE; and Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. of Littleton, CO, to support agency inflatable aerodynamic decelerator research and development, including work on the Space Technology Program's Hypersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator (HIAD) project.
2012-01-06
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Magellan Aerospace (U.K.) Ltd. and GKN Aerospace signed a contract extension to deliver aluminum and titanium components from Magellan's Bournemouth and Chalfont St Peter divisions. This contract is projected to generate revenues in excess of £200 million through December 2017.
2012-01-06
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Embraer Defense and Security selected Hamilton Sundstrand to supply the Electric Power Generating System for the new Embraer KC-390. The Embraer KC-390 is a twin-engine, medium-lift military transport aircraft, which Embraer Defense and Security is developing with the Brazilian Air Force (FAB).
2012-01-06
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The aviation industry is now deploying biofuels on commercial flights after years of demonstration test flights, but high costs will keep bookings few and far between for a few more years.
2012-01-06
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Examining the nature of U.S. military helicopter losses from 2002-08, BAE identified a very significant proportion of accidents that could have been avoided, or reduced, by using an active scanning radar sensor and new integrated software.
2012-01-06
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Insulating films and tapes supplied by Dunmore Corp. are providing protection from thermal damage and magnetic interference for the electronic systems on board NASA’s Juno probe, which was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Aug. 5.
2012-01-06
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Structural reinforcements to better protect the battery pack in side impacts and improvements to the pack’s liquid cooling system are the “fix” that General Motors engineers have developed to prevent a real-world occurrence of a post-crash fire in the Chevrolet Volt produced during testing by the U.S. NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration).
2012-01-03
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By reusing test components, developers can standardize the way they stimulate, visualize, and analyze data, regardless of the development stage.
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