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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.
2011-12-20
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The CX25828 from Conexant Systems features eight high-quality NTSC/PAL (National Television System Committee/Phase Alternating Line) video decoders, nine audio analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), and one audio digital-to-analog converter for audio playback or two-way communication applications.
2011-12-20
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As part of a collaborative effort, Broadcom, Freescale Semiconductor, and OmniVision Technologies offer a 360-degree surround-view parking assistance system.
2011-12-20
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Silicon Designs’ LG series is a dedicated product family of low-g range chips and modules that is designed to support a variety of zero-to-medium frequency automotive, defense, aerospace, energy, industrial, and general test and measurement requirements.
2011-12-20
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Magna International’s Magna Electronics operating unit, in conjunction with Mobileye, offers a driver assistance system that uses a single, forward-looking video camera to provide safety and convenience features such as forward-collision and lane-departure warnings.
2011-12-20
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The Endevco model 2793 from Meggitt Sensing Systems is a 16-channel power supply and signal conditioner designed to accept inputs from ISOTRON or other piezoelectric transducers and remote charge converters (RCC) within a high-impedance measurement system.
2011-12-20
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In response to past cases of unintented acceleration, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is proposing to standardize the propulsion-system shutdown timing of vehicles with a keyless ignition system.
2011-12-20
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Zeon Chemicals’ new HyTemp AR212XP is intended for use in charge air cooler (CAC) hose for turbodiesel (TDi) or turbo gasoline applications and other high-performance automotive parts.
2011-12-19
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Balqon Corp., a California-based developer of electric drive system technologies for commercial electric vehicles (EVs), has successfully demonstrated an all-electric yard tractor that incorporates Balqon’s XR E20 electric drive system into a chassis developed by Mol Transport Solutions, a manufacturer of trucks, trailers, and waste management systems in Europe.
2011-12-19
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Ford's top environment and safety officer, Sue Cischke, has decided to retire, effective Feb. 1, 2012. Succeeding her in that post will be Robert Brown, currently Vice President, Sustainability, Environment and Safety Engineering, Ford of Europe.
2011-12-19
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Telematics suppliers in the commercial segment are making strategic moves as analysts predict solid double-digit growth for fleet management technologies. New product rollouts and mergers are occurring as suppliers try to expand their market share.
2011-12-19
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As the connection between consumer products and cars tightens, changes in consumer software will have a greater impact on development projects for automotive markets. The rise of HTML5 is rapidly becoming a common language used in smart phones and other products, so many automotive designers are expected to adopt the new language.
2011-12-19
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As voice recognition becomes a de facto control technique for many tasks, there’s a growing move to handle some of the processing via cloud computing. This shift comes as software providers strive to make voice recognition even easier for automakers to deploy.
2011-12-16
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The use of “smart” special materials—in this initial case, tiles—has the potential to radically alter the way military platforms are defended, and used.
2011-12-16
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Ford Motor Co. is prepping a next-generation Transit van for the North American market as part of ongoing upgrades to its commercial vehicle (CV) lineup. Ford is also working with Azure Dynamics to develop a plug-in hybrid-electric Super Duty F-450/F-550, with production likely starting in 2014.
2011-12-16
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Daimler's engineering subsidiary will broaden its scope beyond the automotive industry if the agreed-upon acquisition by Paris-based AKKA Technologies of a 65% stake in MBtech is approved by regulatory authorities.
2011-12-16
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Caterpillar Inc. plans to build a new, $150 million engine manufacturing facility in India that will produce Perkins-branded 4000 Series engines. A company spokesman told SAE Off-Highway Engineering that Caterpillar is “still not in a position to publically announce the location of the new facility,” and he declined to share the plant’s expected production volume.
2011-12-16
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Researchers from Hyundai-Kia detail a disc-adapter-integrated hub to which the avoidance of braking heat and thermal radiation is applied. They also reveal that a weight reduction as well as a capacity increase on the front axle are achieved in comparison with the conventional wheel end module.
2011-12-16
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At its plant in Wayne, MI, Ford in 2012 will add two hybrid variants to the assembly mix, joining two gasoline and one battery-electric variants of the Focus.
2011-12-15
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Innovation Network Corp. of Japan (INCJ), Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. have signed a memorandum of understanding to integrate their forklift businesses into a new company to be established and operated mainly by INCJ.
2011-12-14
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E-Max 903-E, a joint launch from Ellsworth Adhesives and Dymax, is a light-cure conformal coating engineered to cure with UV and visible light using Dymax’s broad spectrum and LED curing equipment.
2011-12-13
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Manufacturers of passenger cars are increasingly utilizing structural adhesives to provide added strength, durability, weight savings, and design benefits to vehicle body structure. And now the trend has extended to the commercial transportation market, according to an expert from Dow Automotive Systems.
2011-12-13
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Continental tests 120,000 tires a year globally; the company's Scott Armstrong reveals technology and techniques.
2011-12-12
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BorgWarner's centrifugal electro-hydraulic (CEH) actuator offers a reduced bill of material while delivering greater control accuracy and quick response.
2011-12-08
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In a highly unusual admission by an auto company, Lotus officials say bluntly that the first-generation Evora, introduced in 2008, wasn’t good enough; criticism has been heeded and evaluated, and major efforts made by the company to ensure the MY2012 car is much improved.
2011-12-08
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The average car finds use for about 5000 capacitors, according to Kemet, one of the world’s largest suppliers of the types used in automobiles.
2011-12-08
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Intelligent machine control and considered ergonomics can significantly improve performance and enhance safety.
2011-12-08
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If applied as power source to electric drives on an implement, the ZF-­TERRA+ system can yield fuel savings and increased available power up to 5-10% on the tractor through better efficiency when compared to conventional hydraulic drives.
2011-12-08
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The RTV900XT features an all-new hydrostatic transmission that offers high torque to optimize towing and hauling performance.
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