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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.
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.
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