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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.
2012-01-03
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Kistler recently completed work on its new North American Technical Center, a 20,000-ft² (1900-m²) sales, training, and application-support facility located in Novi, MI. It offers Detroit-area customers fully dedicated on-site technical product sales, service, and applications engineering expertise, as well as A2LA-accredited calibration services, for automotive testing (including crash testing), vehicle dynamics, manufacturing assembly joining, and in-laboratory test requirements.
2012-01-03
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The LG Series from Silicon Designs is a product family of low-g range chips and modules designed to support a variety of zero-to-medium frequency requirements.
2012-01-03
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Safeball Technology offers Safeballs to reduce the risk of fuel-tank explosions.
2012-01-03
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Torchmate’s 4X4 CNC machine offers precise, robotic metal-cutting and plasma-cutting capabilities.
2011-12-30
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SAKOR Technologies’ Accudyne family of ac motoring dynamometers is a flexible system that is readily compatible with a range of testing applications, including conventional engine and powertrain systems, hybrid vehicle drives, electric motors, and rotary components.
2011-12-30
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Bespoke manufacturing techniques help Ricardo build the engine of McLaren's ultrahigh-performance sports car.
2011-12-28
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The supplier's Pret-a-Porter demonstrator dresses interior touch points in a cocoon of luxurious accents and novel technologies.
2011-12-22
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The second phase of the General Motors China Advanced Technical Center—what GM describes as "the most-comprehensive advanced automotive technology development center in China"—is slated to open in the second half of 2012.
2011-12-20
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The relatively conventional Up enters production with new gasoline engines, but electric and CNG versions are scheduled and a diesel hybrid is likely to appear.
2011-12-20
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The patent-protected technology features a twin-wire arc-sprayed coating that produces a “perfectly smooth” cylinder barrel, cutting friction losses by up to 50% on the V6 diesel while helping to reduce engine mass.
2011-12-20
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Lotus Engineering tags its World Vehicle Concept as an alternative answer to the low-priced cars likely coming to the U.S. and European markets from low-cost manufacturing countries.
2011-12-20
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Quality, technology, safety – and emotion: Dieter Zetsche’s recipe for boosting Mercedes’ premium climb was the basis for the second-generation B-Class' development. That means it has been engineered, tested, and manufactured to levels that he sees helping the company become number one in premium-segment sales.
2011-12-20
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It has a bigger screen than Apple's IPad, its screen's pixel rating is 1280 x 480 (VGA level) with high color definition, and it comes with a suite of voice-controlled, cloud-based apps. Is it the latest tablet computer? Well, in a sense it is, but this 12.3-in screen tablet is firmly mounted in the center of the dashboard on the 2013 Lexus GS and LX models, which will be on the market in February.
2011-12-20
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Deere says its new scraper Special Series tractor models provide contractors improved productivity, increased uptime, and lower daily operating costs on the job site.
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