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2011-11-11
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The 02 series of amendments to UN ECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) Regulation No. 117 recently have been published, according to InterRegs, an online resource for global vehicle safety and emissions regulations. 
2011-11-10
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Aluminum is better than carbon fiber for lightweight production vehicles in Ferrari's view because of the compromises needed to build carbon-fiber cars quickly.
2011-11-09
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Clever acoustic engineering kept Porsche's icon sounding like a proper 911. The 2012 Carrera and Carrera S also feature a new ZF seven-speed manual gearbox.
2011-11-09
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Kawasaki Motor Corp. is the first company to use a new combination of SAE standards in certifying the power ratings of small engines, potentially spurring competitors to do likewise.
2011-11-08
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Machine saves many cylinders from going to scrap heap. Repair shop uses new hone to bring farmed-out work in-house, increase profit, improve deliveries.
2011-11-08
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At the launch of its North American operations on Oct. 24, China's BYD promised to create 150 green-collar engineering and management jobs focused on research and development. Company officials said that the operation, based in Los Angeles, will also serve as the focal point for privately owned BYD dealerships across the continent.
2011-11-07
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Lockheed Martin Corp. has acquired Sim-Industries B.V., a commercial aviation simulation company located in the Netherlands. The combination of Sim-Industries with Lockheed Martin’s military simulation business will provide airlines, civil pilot training centers, and military customers access to training systems that can be provided more quickly and with lower operating costs.
2011-11-07
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The Missile Defense Agency awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne a $14 million contract to test new liquid-propulsion technologies that could be used to help intercept incoming ballistic missiles. The tests, using a liquid Divert and Attitude Control System (DACS), are designed to enhance performance and reduce technological risks associated with the SM-3 Block IIB missile.
2011-11-07
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AAR Corp. signed a definitive agreement to purchase Telair International GmbH and Nordisk Aviation Products AS from Teleflex Inc. The acquisition adds to AAR's commercial manufacturing business and enhances its ability to capitalize on commercial aircraft build cycles as a Tier 1 supplier to Airbus and Boeing.
2011-11-07
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Boeing, Embraer, and the Sao Paulo State Research Foundation (FAPESP) announced plans to collaborate on long-term aviation biofuels-related research and development. Boeing, Embraer, and FAPESP are leading the development of a detailed report outlining the opportunities and challenges of creating a cost-effective, bio-derived, and sustainable jet-fuel production and distribution industry in Brazil.
2011-11-07
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GE Aviation recently broke ground at the site of its new jet engine components factory in Auburn, AL. The 300,000-ft² advanced manufacturing plant will produce precision, super-alloy machined parts for GE jet engines, which will power future commercial and military aircraft, and support the vast fleet of GE jet engines already in service.
2011-11-06
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Cat says it talked to customers and non-customers to learn what they needed in next-generation wheel feller bunchers.
2011-11-06
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One of the more prevalent unsolved mysteries over the past couple of years has been whether Boeing would ultimately replace the 737 with an all-new design, or offer a re-engined version.
2011-11-04
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An end-of-line camshaft inspection gauge from Adcole provides upgraded submicron accuracy and high-speed production monitoring of up to 200 parts/h.
2011-11-04
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Dow Automotive Systems' AERIFY diesel particulate filters (DPFs) provide very low backpressure for improved engine performance while reducing fuel consumption and lowering carbon dioxide emissions as compared with other DPF technologies, claims the company.
2011-11-04
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Gentech’s SCR sensor is designed to detect the presence of and measure the level and temperature of AdBlue, the diesel emission fluid used in exhaust aftertreatment to reduce NOx emissions.
2011-11-03
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The Sport Technologies badge goes global in 2012 with the launch of the Ford Focus ST, the first high-performance model powered by an EcoBoost engine.
2011-11-03
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The idle stop-start system uses a starter rated at 350,000 cycles, higher-output charging system, and absorbent glass mat battery. Both models offer the UVO infotainment system.
2011-11-03
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In the automotive industry, the industrial robot is a common solution to achieve high-speed, repeatable processes. But due to its lack of accuracy and its compliant nature, use of robots has not been as successful in aircraft manufacturing. The use of force control with robots could change that.
2011-11-03
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Usage of composite materials is increasing in the aerospace industry. However, the materials are difficult to machine. Specific problems are the excessive abrasive nature of the composite material and the poor thermal conductivity of titanium (about one-sixth that of steels).
2011-11-01
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The flywheel energy-storage system is being integrated with a CVT and electric PTO for installation in a demonstrator vehicle. Kinergy has achieved an efficiency level greater than that of a conventional geared drive, claims the company.
2011-11-01
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Remote acceleration sensors from TRW Automotive Holdings offer improved crash sensing performance by detecting impacts from more than one direction simultaneously.
2011-11-01
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Toshiba America Electronic Components’ Visconti2 (TMPV7500) is part of the Visconti series of image recognition processors for automotive applications.
2011-11-01
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RACam combines radar with a camera system and processing capability, with its fusion of data enabling a suite of active safety systems including adaptive cruise control with stop-start and autonomous braking, headlamp control, traffic-sign recognition, and pedestrian detection also with autonomous braking.
2011-11-01
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Atmel’s secure ATA5790N is an ultra-low-power AVR microcontroller (MCU) with advanced encryption standard (AES)-128 immobilizer protocol stack.
2011-11-01
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Texas Instruments’ automotive-qualified 36-V, single-supply, low-noise operational amplifier (op amp) can function on supplies ranging from +2.7 to +36 V.
2011-11-01
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Allegro MicroSystems’ A8502 and A8514 are multi-output LED drivers for liquid crystal display backlighting.
2011-11-01
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Toshiba America Electronic Components’ two 32-bit ARM Cortex-M3 core-based microcontroller (MCU) devices are designed for use in automotive electronic control units, the electronic subsystems within a car that control functions such as power steering or the drive motor in hybrid and electric cars.
2011-11-01
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Designed specifically to support motor control requirements, Fujitsu Semiconductor America’s series of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) combines performance with a wide range of peripheral functions.
2011-10-31
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Meggitt Sensing Systems offers the Endevco model 2226C, a compact adhesive-mounted piezoelectric accelerometer designed for the general-purpose vibration testing of smaller structures and objects.
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