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2011-11-22
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By 2017, approximately 90,000 light-duty vehicles and 1500 medium- and heavy-duty trucks will be enabled with vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technologies, according to a new report from Pike Research. The power potential of the batteries can be used to reduce the utility costs of a building or, when aggregated with other vehicles or stationary energy storage sources, to provide ancillary services such as frequency regulation.
2011-11-22
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The new crossover debuts improved infotainment interface system.
2011-11-22
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It has been over two years since Embraer announced that it would be developing the KC-390 military airlift and tanker jet under a contract with the Brazilian Air Force, which established the requirements for the aircraft as it did with other Embraer military programs.
2011-11-22
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Cadillac brings Apple iPad multitouch inputs and Blackberry Storm haptic feedback to automotive infotainment.
2011-11-22
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Loctite MAX2 from Henkel is a polyurethane-based composite matrix resin that offers faster curing than traditional epoxy resins and is suitable for various applications, including automotive and aerospace.
2011-11-22
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Latest lightning-protection standards drive a new generation of transient voltage suppressor solutions that are better capable of diffusing accumulated heat within the short timescale of a typical multi-stroke lightning-strike pulse train.
2011-11-22
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Millions of kids have benefited from the science, technology, engineering, and math skills that are the foundation of the AWIM program.
2011-11-22
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AVL recently unveiled a testing method that uses an electric motor emulator as a substitute for a traditional inverter testing process that relies on dynamometers and electric motors.
2011-11-21
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The link between cars and commercial electronics may soon expand. A handful of automakers, chipmakers, and a Tier One supplier have formed a consortium that will promote the use of Ethernet in cars.
2011-11-21
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Light-emitting diode manufacturers are improving packaging, brightness, and other parameters as they push to displace conventional internal and exterior bulbs. As engineers make improvements so that LEDs can be used in the industry’s high-volume manufacturing environments, their role is expected to grow fairly rapidly.
2011-11-21
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NHTSA requires aftermarket parts to be in compliance with FMVSS 126 as of September 2012. The cost of physical testing may make extensive use impractical for makers of aftermarket performance parts, but a SEMA-backed simulation program, with vehicle stability module in the physical loop, has demonstrated an ability to replicate with much lower investment.
2011-11-21
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The constantly growing demand for bandwidth in vehicle infotainment has reached a new threshold. Audi and Daimler will use MOST150 in 2012 and 2013 models while BMW will use Ethernet and IP via UTP cable in a first application in 2013.
2011-11-18
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As the first of a new architecture, the thinner, lighter front seat is a tangible result of an engineering process started in 2005.
2011-11-18
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Where the high end brands go, the mass market will be quick to follow.
2011-11-17
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In the race to improve EV traction motors, engineers are looking beyond the two popular incumbent technologies: interior-permanent magnet and induction machines.
2011-11-17
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The global auto industry uses more than 80% of the world’s dysprosium, the total annual production of which is about 1000 t (1100 ton)—“and it’s all mined in Szechuan, China,” said SAE International E-Motors Symposium speaker Jack Lifton, Founding Principal of Technology Metals Research.
2011-11-17
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Aircraft makers are teaming with cellular and satellite service providers to let consumers access the Web at any elevation regardless of weather conditions.
2011-11-17
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The trend to independent shops reflects the aging of car fleets, independents' improved access to OE service information and real-world “fix” data, plus a lower operating cost structure. Dealers counter with “quick service” lanes and older-car service discounts, but some prefer finding profit in selling parts and discounted reflashing of modules to independents.
2011-11-17
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The Civil Aviation Flight University of China (CAFUC) has begun its first helicopter ab-initio technician training class with 15 students, signaling the start of a long-term plan devised by Eurocopter and CAFUC to develop a pool of qualified helicopter technicians to meet China’s future needs in the expanding general aviation sector.
2011-11-17
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Boeing and Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) have partnered to add additional flight training capability in Baku, Azerbaijan. The long-term agreement adds the new AZAL Aviation Training Center to Boeing’s global network of flight training campuses.
2011-11-17
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SORL Auto Parts Inc. is claiming a technology breakthrough with a new electronic foot brake valve for electric and hybrid-electric vehicles. Compared with conventional foot brake valves, the company's new product uses both traditional air pressure and electronic brake signals.
2011-11-17
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Honda on Nov. 8 held a ceremony in Guangzhou, China, to commemorate the start of demonstration testing of electric vehicles (EVs). The model to be used is the Fit, equipped with electromotive technologies such as an advanced lithium-ion battery and coaxial motors that Honda has used in development of the FCX Clarity fuel cell electric vehicle.
2011-11-17
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“We expect increases in raw material prices—there will be no relaxation in the future,” warned Dr. Wolfgang Bernhart, a partner with strategy consultants Roland Berger.
2011-11-16
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The laptop world has nothing on the automotive industry when it comes to meeting rigorous battery specs.
2011-11-16
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So for the sake of expediency, I thought it might be useful to pull what I believe are significant and frank quotes and comments out of my Reporter’s Notebook and offer them here.
2011-11-16
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One may complain about whether the corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) proposal formally released by the U.S. government on Nov. 16 goes too far or not far enough, but no one will be able to complain that not enough time elapsed from when the proposal was made to when it went into effect.
2011-11-16
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ThermoEnergy Corp., a supplier of wastewater recovery technology and systems, has teamed with Envirogen Ireland Ltd. to pursue European markets for the recovery and recycling of aircraft deicing fluids (ADF) from storm water.
2011-11-16
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Vistagy’s SyncroFIT streamlines the communication of fastener data to manufacturing systems.
2011-11-16
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Boeing formed a collaborative agreement to work with Hawai'i BioEnergy on renewable energy sources for creating aviation fuel. Boeing and Hawai'i BioEnergy will look at various crops including sorghum and eucalyptus as potential sources that can be grown locally and converted to jet fuel.
2011-11-16
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Caterpillar Inc. plans to build a mining truck facility in Batam, Indonesia, to produce a range of chassis and bodies that will be shipped to customers throughout Asia-Pacific. Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman announced the growth plans for mining at the 2011 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit “because much of the global demand for commodities today is being driven by the positive economic growth and development that is taking place in the growth markets of the Asia-Pacific region.”
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