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2011-06-07
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Late and excessive engineering changes on new vehicle programs, and protecting suppliers' intellectual property, are two hot issues examined in the annual study covering North American OEM-Supplier working relations.
2011-06-07
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Owens Corning’s preformed acoustic inserts for automotive mufflers are part of the company’s Silentex noise control solutions produced using its patented Advantex glass.
2011-06-07
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A new lower-cost ceramic coating developed by Zircotec reduces surface temperatures by 125°C (225°F) in diesel engine applications, an attribute that the coatings specialist believes will attract manufacturers challenged by higher temperatures stemming from stricter emissions regulations and testing methods.
2011-06-07
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If the number of press releases issued is any indication, wireless (inductive) charging is alive and well as an option for providing juice to plug-in vehicles. On June 1, Yazaki North American and Evatran announced that they would jointly develop and market the latter's Plugless Power technology to automakers as a factory or dealer option.
2011-06-07
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Already a producer of other materials for batteries, BASF will add electrolytes for lithium-ion batteries to its portfolio. The German company's first products will be commercially available by year's end.
2011-06-02
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Telematic service and equipment providers are racing to gain market share in what's expected to become a solid long-term market.
2011-06-02
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Using CAE simulation tools for fatigue and durability offer advantages to equipment engineers as they have grown in function and capability.
2011-06-02
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To address problems caused by insufficient operator skills, automatic digging and remote-control hydraulic excavators were recently studied by researchers from Doshisha University and Caterpillar Japan Ltd.
2011-06-02
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In what it claims is the largest such installation in the automotive industry, Renault will build enough solar roof panels at its France assembly plants to provide a year's worth of electrical power for a town of 15,000 people.
2011-06-02
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Tata Motors on May 27 celebrated the opening of its first Jaguar Land Rover plant in India. Tata Motors of Mumbai acquired Jaguar Land Rover in 2008. Workers at the plant in Pune will build the Land Rover Freelander 2 in two variants, the TD4 SE automatic and the SD4 HSE automatic, for the India market.
2011-06-01
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GAZ Group and Terex Corp. have entered into an agreement to form a joint venture company, expected to be operational in early 2012, for the manufacture of construction and road-building equipment in Russia.
2011-06-01
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Caterpillar says major improvements in its 980K include a new cab, load-sensing hydraulics, a 25% increase in lift force, and a 16% increase in tilt force over the 980H.
2011-06-01
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U.S. EPA five-cycle tests for fuel economy encourage stop-start systems, but loss of air-conditioning operation may be unacceptable.
2011-05-31
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Texas Instruments's battery management integrated circuit (IC) increases the life of rechargeable lithium-ion battery packs and maximizes available energy for hybrid and electric vehicles.
2011-05-31
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Zircotec's new fit-and-forget ceramic coating offers surface temperature reductions of 125°C (257°F) for diesel engine applications.
2011-05-31
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Binder now offers M12 and 7/8-in (22.5-mm) field-attachable connectors with larger screw clamp terminations to connect industrial power applications.
2011-05-31
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The HSC1 (heavy steer construction) and HDC1 (heavy drive construction) are two medium-sized radial truck tires from Continental designed for severe-duty applications.
2011-05-31
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Sakor Technologies' VersaDyne is an integrated system for testing two- and four-cycle engines found in small outboard motors, motorcycles, tractors, lawn care tools, and generators.
2011-05-31
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NHTSA (U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) and the U.S. EPA have re-engineered the fuel-economy label that is part of the window sticker on new cars. Starting with model year 2013, the labels will provide additional information such as: estimated annual fuel costs (based on 15,000 mi and $3.70/gal or $0.12/kW·h); estimated fuel cost savings (or, for gas guzzlers, the extra cost) over time compared to "the average new vehicle" (22 mpg); relative amount (on a 1 to 10 scale) of emissions of smog (no specific figures given) and of greenhouse gases (given in g CO2/mi); and fuel consumption (gal/100 mi or kW·h/100 mi).
2011-05-31
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Inteva Products is beefing up its interiors capabilities with the opening of a tech center in Vandalia, OH. The 73,000-ft² (6800-m²) facility consists of an engineering center and a manufacturing development center, company spokeswoman Kimberly Welch told AEI.
2011-05-31
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More than two decades after Volkswagen's first U.S. assembly plant failed, the company is trying again, this time in Chattanooga, TN, with the Passat. The German automaker inaugurated the $1 billion plant May 24.
2011-05-25
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Caterpillar Inc. is expanding its Brazilian-based operations by opening a new operation for packaging generator sets and diesel-electric propulsion systems in support of marine and petroleum customers in Brazil.
2011-05-25
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VanDyne SuperTurbo Inc. has successfully completed Phase I of the U.S. Army SBIR Program and recently signed a contract to commence Phase II of the program, which is valued at $727,000. Phase II involves the delivery of a SuperTurbo prototype for testing at the Army Tank and Automotive Command Center in the second quarter of 2012.
2011-05-25
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Sauer-Danfoss Inc. has established a “stand-alone” business named Valmova, derived from the company’s tag line “Valves with More Value,” effective May 1. Valmova will manufacture and sell directional control valves, which were previously manufactured and marketed within the central Sauer-Danfoss organization.
2011-05-24
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The compact D1 pulse width modulated driver from Enfield Technologies drives and manages a valve's linear force motor by converting proportional command voltage into a -1.1- to 1.1-A current signal.
2011-05-24
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Kontron offers the Interparlo application-ready Internet-on-train server, a configurable 3U CompactPCI platform in a 19-in (483-mm) rack format designed for railroad WiFi and passenger infotainment applications.
2011-05-23
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AKG and Horton introduce a combined-technology, advanced cooling system incorporating Horton’s WindMaster Revolution hybrid-flow fan and AKG’s aluminum bar-plate deep-core heat exchanger technology.
2011-05-23
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The May 2011 launch of a three-year demonstration program will put 140 Ram 1500 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) pickup trucks through a testing regimen that will have the full attention of Chrysler engineers.
2011-05-23
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It will have an F1-derived ultra-downsized high-pressure-charged internal-combustion engine, two high-powered electric motors operating in parallel, all-wheel drive, composite brakes, active aerodynamics, and carbon-fiber body. It will be capable of at least 50 km (31 mi) of pure EV range.
2011-05-23
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Ford's passenger-vehicle joint venture in China, Changan Ford Mazda Automobile Ltd. (CFMA), on May 19 signed a memorandum of understanding with the Chongqing municipal government to build a transmission plant in the inland city.
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