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2011-08-08
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Electromobility is deeply embedded in the R&D programs of the Volkswagen Group and Porsche. Chairman Martin Winterkorn told AEI about the challenges and opportunities, including metal-air batteries and PHEVs.
2011-08-05
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Mahindra Aerospace and Mahindra Satyam, representing the aerospace manufacturing and engineering capabilities of the Mahindra Group, signed a memorandum of understanding for a trade partnership with the Eurocopter Group and its Indian subsidiary, Eurocopter India.
2011-08-03
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Electric power steering (EPS) applications are spreading beyond small cars and starting to find design and engineering favor for large models including light commercial vehicles. Nexteer has solutions with its rack-assist system.
2011-08-03
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General Motors is installing solar-powered electric charging stations for its Volts at North American dealerships. Two dozen U.S. dealerships have pledged to install charging stations, with each one generating electricity equivalent to 12 full vehicle charges per day.
2011-08-03
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GKN plc on July 28 announced an agreement to buy Getrag’s axle businesses and to secure an exclusive license for its electric drivetrain technology. The axle businesses are Tier 1 suppliers of all-wheel-drive and rear-wheel-drive driveline systems solutions.
2011-08-03
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Goodrich Corp. has been selected by Embraer to provide the primary flight -control system for the new Embraer KC-390 jet transport aircraft. Under the agreement, Goodrich will design and manufacture a new, fully integrated, fly-by-wire, primary flight control system comprising electrohydrostatic actuators, electro-backup hydrostatic actuators, actuator electronics, and electrical controls.
2011-08-03
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ATK and BAE Systems announced their industry team has been awarded a $109-million contract by the U.S. Navy for the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) of the Joint and Allied Threat Awareness System (JATAS), a next-generation warning system designed to enhance aircraft survivability against man-portable air-defense systems, small-caliber weapons, and rocket-propelled grenades.
2011-08-03
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National Technical Systems Inc. (NTS), a provider of testing and engineering services, has acquired Ingenium Testing, a product compliance and engineering services provider based in Rockford, IL. Ingenium's customer base, capabilities, and service offerings are concentrated in the aerospace, heavy industry, and automotive markets.
2011-08-03
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Electrical products manufacturer Cooper Industries plc has acquired Martek Power, a manufacturer of power electronic components for €130 million. Martek specializes in the manufacture of highly specialized power management devices for the military, heavy-duty transportation, aerospace, medical, telecom, and hybrid/electric vehicle markets.
2011-08-02
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The off-the-shelf piston engines that have been the only choice for developing range-extended EVs are rapidly being replaced by ICEs designed from scratch for fairly constant load in series hybrids, according to the IDTechEx Research report “Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles 2011-2021,” available from Research and Markets at http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c66014/range_extenders_fo.
2011-08-02
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The Corrsys-Datron RV-4 wheel vector sensing system from Kistler is designed to offer simultaneous measurements of all vehicle wheel displacement and directional coordinates in five axes.
2011-08-02
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U.S. President Barack Obama on July 29 announced an agreement with 13 major automakers to increase corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) to 54.5 mpg and 163 g/mi of CO2 by MY2025. The agreement covers the model years 2017 to 2025.
2011-08-02
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Fuel cells that use direct hydrogen are opening up a new business opportunity for hydrogen suppliers, according to a new report from Pike Research. The key direct hydrogen fuel cell applications that are currently seeing traction are light-duty vehicles, forklifts, buses, stationary power, and scooters.
2011-08-01
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A sealed 3-way J Case fuse holder from GEP Power Products provides a high-amperage circuit-protection alternative for harsh vehicle environments with limited available space.
2011-08-01
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The U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force, through the Robotics Technology Consortium, selected the Lockheed Martin Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) to deploy to Afghanistan as part of the three-month Military Utility Assessment.
2011-07-30
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Regulators are forcing equipment suppliers to reduce emissions, improve fuel economy, and improve safety, while customers are pressing for more features and functions.
2011-07-29
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The company says the SK650 is unique compared to other machines of comparable size in that that it directs 20 net hp (15 kW) to the attachment.
2011-07-29
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Thomson's Linear Motioneering: 60 Case LinearRace shafting web-based configuration tool enables users to configure shafting based on size, material, tolerance class, coating, and special machining requirements.
2011-07-29
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SORL Auto Parts Inc., a global Tier 1 supplier of brake and control systems to the commercial vehicle industry, has entered into a supply agreement with Changsha Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Development Co., Ltd., a Chinese manufacturer of construction machinery equipment.
2011-07-29
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Commercial Vehicle Group Inc. (CVG), a New Albany, OH-based supplier of integrated interior systems for the global commercial-vehicle market, has acquired certain assets of Stratos Seating, a seat supplier to the Australian military, truck, and specialty vehicle markets.
2011-07-29
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As engines get more sophisticated, they are doing more to figure out what’s gone wrong or when something might be ready to fail.
2011-07-29
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Field trials showed that the tractor with an electromechanical drivetrain performed better than the conventional tractor on which it was based.
2011-07-28
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The L-Band multifrequency source from Crane Aerospace & Electronics is designed to operate in a rugged environment while meeting stability and noise requirements.
2011-07-28
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ASM Sensors’ WB12 tape extension position sensor extends sensor life in applications that require pulleys.
2011-07-28
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Third Dimension’s GapGun Edge Break Plus technology is used by several leading aerospace engine manufacturers on their assemblies.
2011-07-28
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The Datron M8 PlasticMill is a high-speed CNC machining center designed for plastic machining applications.
2011-07-28
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Dual-Head SpliceRite ultrasonic wire splicer from Sonobond Ultrasonics can accommodate wire bundles with cross-sectional areas of 48 to 100 mm², and it can weld tinned wires up to 60 mm², making it especially suited for assembling heavy cables for industrial machinery.
2011-07-26
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Federal-Mogul designs a protective product for high-voltage cables that will help protect occupants of electric and hybrid-electric vehicles in the event of a crash.
2011-07-25
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Bosch's PWG pedal travel sensor features contactless and thus entirely wear-free travel measurement using a magnetic field sensor as well as redundant signal recording.
2011-07-25
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Wineman Technology introduces the Rapid integrated, multi-axis test cell controller and data acquisition systems.
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