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2012-01-27
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Using design for Six Sigma, SKF redesigned its MacPherson suspension bearing unit to meet increased performance demands, in terms of higher reliability and increased operating life, to withstand higher levels of severe driving conditions.
2012-01-27
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There is a new technology that enables makers of products with bored holes to achieve accuracies measured in millionths—even "fix" bore geometries. It also enables high process capabilities (Cpk), all in automated, high-throughput production.
2012-01-27
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The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin a $21.5 million contract to provide a Launch and Checkout Capability (LCC) to command and control all GPS III satellites from launch through early on-orbit testing.
2012-01-26
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The Daimler concept is a fuel-cell/lithium-sulfur-battery hybrid with integrated hydrogen storage.
2012-01-26
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Canadian researchers are finding ways to reduce landing noise in a facility designed to study the sounds that come from the interaction of certain airplane parts and wind.
2012-01-25
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Clever design enables a compact 7-speed gearbox capable of handling over 1100 N·m.
2012-01-25
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The GT500 Super Snake has 750 hp as standard, with a special supercharger upgrade for 800 hp. The GT350 supercharged performance is 525 or 624 hp. The GTS “entry level” model has a six-cylinder engine for 30 mpg highway fuel economy or can be supercharged to 475 hp.
2012-01-25
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Leveraging their reputation as experts in medical robotics, Johns Hopkins engineers have turned their attention skyward to help NASA with a space dilemma.
2012-01-25
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Researchers have invented a new type of electronic switch that performs electronic logic functions within a single molecule.
2012-01-24
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Nippon Avionics features five new models of noncontact-type YAG laser welders, expanding the company’s line beyond conventional contact-type resistance welders.
2012-01-24
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Mercedes trims 275 lb (125 kg) by switching to aluminum-intensive construction.
2012-01-24
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Boeing received authorization from the U.S. Air Force to produce and launch the eighth and ninth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellites. WGS-8 and -9 will join four other satellites that are part of the Block II series.
2012-01-24
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Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. submitted a mission concept study to NASA for the storage and transfer of cryogenic propellants in space. Ball Aerospace was one of four companies awarded a six-month contract by NASA to develop a mission concept that demonstrates long-duration, in-space storage and transfer of cryogenic propellants.
2012-01-24
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US Airways selected Saab Sensis Corp.'s Aerobahn airport surface management system for use at its three hubs located at the Charlotte-Douglas, Philadelphia, and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airports.
2012-01-24
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Human-machine interface, EV battery thermal management, and communications technologies are the focus of significant new investments as Denso prepares for growth in North America.
2012-01-23
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Although motorsport technology has only a small direct influence on production vehicles, lighting used on race cars is an area that Audi sees as very useful for testing advances for road applications.
2012-01-23
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The VW Group brand provides a glimpse into its comprehensive portfolio of active safety technologies, some in series manufacture, some being developed for next generation models and, even further into the future, others that the company regards as likely to make it to production.
2012-01-23
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The drive to provide vehicle owners with more information that’s easy to understand is prompting display providers to unveil products that offer more depth of field than conventional units. Taking vastly dissimilar approaches aimed at different applications, Johnson Controls and TRW Automotive recently demonstrated displays designed for instrument clusters and keypad entry.
2012-01-20
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In an industry where saving a few cents on a control module provides huge benefits, there’s always interest in what a module costs. IHS iSuppli recently pulled apart electronic modules on a Ford Edge to determine the manufacturing costs in its first teardown of a full vehicle.
2012-01-20
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Though supportive of the decision by NHTSA, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, to close its investigation related to cases of unintended acceleration in some Toyota models, an arm of the National Academies has issued a report describing as "troubling" NHTSA's inability to convincingly address public concerns about the safety of automotive electronics.
2012-01-19
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Safety, longevity, and fuel efficiency are the three performance cues of the new Michelin Defender passenger vehicle tire, which goes on sale in retail outlets this April.
2012-01-19
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Hyundai is investing $15 million (USD) to build a hot/cold environmental test center at its Michigan technology campus to boost its in-house testing capabilities.
2012-01-19
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Bridgestone and Yokohama unveil non-pneumatic concept tires.
2012-01-19
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Derek Jenkins joined Mazda in 2009 as Design Director for North American Operations and is now charged with leading the Irvine, CA-based team that is developing advanced ideas for the automaker’s next generation of vehicles. AEI recently sat down with Jenkins at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit to get his take on the current design landscape.
2012-01-19
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Compared to its predecessor, the first service-ready NH² tractor has fuel cells that deliver double the power and torque, as well as increased operating autonomy and, less of a surprise, zero emissions.
2012-01-19
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General Motors Vice Chairman and Chief Technology Officer Tom Stephens has elected to retire effective April 1, after a 43-year engineering career with the automaker. As CTO, Stephens led the company’s product technology arm, working to identify and develop advanced technologies while building closer relationships with external and internal technology partners.
2012-01-18
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Volvo Construction Equipment’s Hauler Chassis can be fitted with an array of superstructures that enable an endless range of applications to be conducted over difficult terrain.
2012-01-17
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Takata Corp. recently entered an agreement for the purchase of the BAE Systems Safety Products Inc. and Schroth Safety Products GmbH businesses from BAE Systems for cash consideration of approximately $32 million.
2012-01-17
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SDCmaterials, a Tempe, AZ-based developer of advanced high-performance catalyst materials, has commenced field trials for its Nano-Nano-Micron (NNm) emission control catalyst product. As part of this final phase of pre-production testing, the company’s NNm product will be deployed as the active catalyst ingredient within a critical exhaust system component used on municipal transit buses.
2012-01-17
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Magna International Inc.’s Magna Seating operating unit has acquired the assets and business of Vogelsitze GmbH in Karlsruhe-Stupferich, Germany, a company that specializes in the development and production of seats for the bus and light train industries.
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