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2011-09-26
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Audi created a trio of pure electric concepts for the Frankfurt Motor Show. Two were variations of a 1+1 seat ultra-light urban compact city car, while the other was a four-seat A2 described as a “technical study.”
2011-09-26
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A hybrid system with KERS (Kinetic Energy Recovery System), aluminum architecture, new supercharged 3.0-L V6 direct injection gasoline engine with auto stop-start, top speed of 300 km/h (186 mph), and CO2 emissions of only 165 g/km are the core aspects of Jaguar’s new C-X16 concept, which looks set for production for MY2013.
2011-09-23
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Ford has a new, global design language and its new Evos concept is the lexicon
2011-09-23
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The company reveals more details of its significant new electric sub-brand car concepts, the i3 and i8, including power, performance, and build.
2011-09-22
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Telematics technology is beginning to transform the insurance industry, but there are still hurdles that must be overcome before connected vehicles become the norm. Privacy is a major concern in some areas, though many providers feel that the issue will fade quickly.
2011-09-22
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A national team of experts will explore the promise of three-dimensional nanomaterials with the help of a recently awarded U.S. Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative grant totaling more than $7 million over five years.
2011-09-22
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A handful of government-sponsored tests for connected vehicles will begin next year, providing insight into technical issues and factors such as privacy that will play a major role in determining which projects will get a green light for development and deployment.
2011-09-22
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Telematics services show drivers the location of charging stations within their range, helping alleviate range anxiety. Beyond that, they can help owners save money by employing a variety of programs.
2011-09-22
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Less than a month after announcing the dissolution of their joint venture, Saft and Johnson Controls have announced separate battery projects, the former’s involving a lithium-ion battery plant in Jacksonville, FL, and the latter’s involving a new lead-acid battery plant in China.
2011-09-22
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Alcoa plans a $300 million expansion of its rolled products plant in Davenport, IA, to meet rising demand for automotive aluminum sheet and plate. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2013.
2011-09-22
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Toyota will work with researchers from five U.S. universities on nine new research initiatives to improve safety. Announced at the 2011 Toyota Safety Technology Seminar at the Toyota Technical Center (TTC) in Ann Arbor Sept. 13, initiatives range from automated crash notification to driver distraction and will be led by the automaker's Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC), which is part of the TTC.
2011-09-22
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Autoliv Inc. on Sept. 13 announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire a long-range radar technology to supplement its own short- and medium-range radar capabilities. The company says that its acquisition of ASTYX Communications and Sensors GmbH's 77-GHz digital beam-forming technology, including hardware and software, will enable full-speed adaptive cruise control, emergency braking, and forward collision warning.
2011-09-22
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The R-Car E1 automotive system-on-chip (SoC) from Renesas Electronics and Renesas Mobile provides low power consumption and high system integration targeting the cost-sensitive markets of car navigation and multimedia systems, including high-end car radios.
2011-09-21
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Federal-Mogul's Advanced Corona Ignition System is designed for advanced combustion strategies, and has potential to improve an ICE's fuel consumption by up to 10%.
2011-09-21
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Within the multiple test facilities that make up the Energy and Environment Test Centre, nearly all environmental conditions can be simulated, which in turn reduces the dependence on on-road testing. Even more importantly, test conditions can be created accurately and with great repeatability, regardless of the time of year.
2011-09-21
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EMAs maintain the same high performance capability as hydraulic actuators and the potential for enhanced reliability and controllability in a compact package.
2011-09-21
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When warfighters on the ground think about UAVs, their needs are simple. They want lots of data, and they want it now. That shines the spotlight on the links that relay data to ground stations.
2011-09-21
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The insurance industry is rapidly embracing telematics, which lets companies check customers’ mileage so they can more accurately set rates. Insurers are taking many approaches for what’s called usage-based insurance, using different types of boxes and diverse cost structures.
2011-09-21
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A purpose-designed 900-cc gasoline-fueled twin-cylinder with integrated generator can add 340 mi (547 km) of vehicle range at a fraction of the cost of a larger Li-ion battery, engineers claim.
2011-09-20
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Real time operating systems are expanding their role in infotainment. OnStar FMV, an aftermarket rearview mirror, uses software made by QNX Software Systems.
2011-09-19
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Analog Devices Inc. aims to reduce manufacturing costs for sensor modules with a patented differential quad-beam architecture that also provides self-calibration and low power consumption.
2011-09-19
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Forward-facing radar systems are getting a lot of attention for their ability to reduce accidents. Radar on the sides and rear of cars for cross-traffic alert is also playing a major role in preventing collisions.
2011-09-19
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Automotive integrated circuits have a big role to play in solutions for the highly dynamic e-vehicle industry.
2011-09-19
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When the devastating earthquake hit Japan in March, the Renesas facility in Naka shook so violently that heavy semiconductor production equipment that was bolted to the floor moved from its base. Now that its Naka operation is at around 75% of capacity, Renesas is discussing its recovery plans and how its challenges have changed business relationships.
2011-09-19
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The two have designed an airbag reference platform that will help local suppliers in countries like China and India.
2011-09-19
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The company plans to add capability to its ContiGuard forward looking braking system that includes "six-dimensional" analysis.
2011-09-16
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Emissions limits force the aviation industry to study hybrid and battery-electric propulsion systems.
2011-09-13
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With an MSRP lower than any of its U.S. competitors, the goal of maintaining affordability was realized; however, comfort and convenience features that customers have grown accustomed to were not lost in an all-out assault on cost.
2011-09-12
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When considering the vehicle’s electronic components, transitioning from individual gauges to a standardized instrument cluster helps reduce engineering and installation costs without compromising appearance or performance.
2011-09-11
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The lithium-ion batteries in first-generation electric vehicles bring much better performance than other types of batteries now used in hybrid vehicles. But that’s just the beginning.
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