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2011-03-23
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2:15 p.m. Wednesday March 23, Indianapolis: This morning’s session was full of useful takeaways. It kicked off with a panel that outlined the technical issues driving e-motor development. David Fulton, Director of Advanced Engineering at Remy Inc., laid out the pros and cons of the three main types of electric machine used in autos—induction (IM), permanent magnet (PM), and switched reluctance (SR).
2011-03-23
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Rapid, on-site field measurement of soot concentration levels in diesel engine oils at levels as high as 15% takes less than 30 s with the InfraCal Soot Meter from Wilks Enterprise.
2011-03-23
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Unholtz-Dickie's K-Series family of electrodynamic shaker systems are air-cooled and provide a 3-in (76-mm) stroke with a maximum output rating of 17,000 lb·ft (23,050 N·m).
2011-03-23
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The combination of physical and virtual testing can accelerate the design process with the identification and subsequent elimination of physical and virtual prototype deficiencies, such as model parameter inaccuracies.
2011-03-23
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8:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 23, Indianapolis: Maybe it’s ironic that SAE International is holding its first U.S. symposium on electric motor technology here in Indy, the city that’s synonymous with high-revving, methanol-gulping combustion engines.
2011-03-22
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The detailed information gleaned from running more than 100 tests annually on a unique engine enables Federal-Mogul engineers to design low-friction powertrain components.
2011-03-22
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K16 elastomeric compound from Federal-Mogul improves the company’s technology in UNIPISTON-bonded hydraulic clutch pistons while providing reductions in CO2 emissions and natural gas consumption for manufacturing operations.
2011-03-22
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SAE International’s Battery Standards Committee has developed the first safety performance standard for lithium-ion battery systems. J2929 - Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Propulsion Battery System Safety Standard - Lithium-based Rechargeable Cells” focuses for the most part on conditions that can be evaluated using the battery system alone, rather than on the battery system as installed in a vehicle.
2011-03-21
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Volvo says its G-Series wheel loaders enter the market with enhanced performance, comfort, and innovation.
2011-03-21
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A series of noncontact sensors from Novotechnik combine a 0.1° resolution angular position sensor with a rotation counter.
2011-03-21
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Responding to industry demand for high current reversing switches in a compact size, Waytek offers a 50-A double-pole, double-throw rotary or reversing switch with heavy-duty components for improved reliability.
2011-03-21
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The North American office of U.K.’s Vehicle Certification Agency has granted European Economic Community (EEC)-Type Approval and Conformity of Production (CoP) clearance to Maxwell Technologies’ 125-V Heavy Transportation Ultracapacitor Module (HTM125).
2011-03-21
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A group of seven companies wanting to provide OEMs and other enterprises in the heavy vehicle and equipment industry with a turnkey telematics solution recently formed the Rugged Telematics Alliance and announced its new Rugged Telematics Quick Start Kit.
2011-03-21
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The move to hybrid powertrains adds a new level of complexity to powertrain development, forcing engineers to control the electric components and mesh them seamlessly with an internal-combustion engine. ICE and electric systems are now managed by dedicated controllers, and there’s little plan to integrate them in the near term.
2011-03-21
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The company drops the low-speed 83.3-kb/s bus in favor of two 125-kb/s buses, one for interior function and the other for telematics. A large center stack touch-screen display and new hands-free module are among the highlights.
2011-03-18
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The FAA has reached a major milestone on the Next Generation Air Transportation System initiative to modernize America's National Airspace System.
2011-03-18
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Updated Topcon Positioning Systems’ (TPS) SurveyMaster software suites—SurveyMaster and SurveyMaster Lite versions 1.3.1—were designed to provide control of critical data flow.
2011-03-18
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The Ubisense assembly control system (ACS) is based on the company’s ultra-wideband, real-time location system (RTLS) technology.
2011-03-18
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Looking at the powertrain as a system is key toward balancing performance and economy, says Fallbrook Technologies CTO.
2011-03-17
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Telematics providers are devising new techniques to create synergistic applications for electric vehicles. Tendril Inc., a company that provides software that links consumers and smart-grid providers, is offering tools that will make cars an integral part of an owner’s environmental efforts.
2011-03-17
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Flux Power Inc. has introduced a new lithium (Li) battery upgrade kit for Polaris Ranger EVs that lasts up to 10 years or 3000 cycles. The new Flux Power kit is targeted at customers wanting better performance from their existing Polaris Ranger EV ATVs.
2011-03-17
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Navigation systems are evolving rapidly as suppliers from many fields develop techniques to provide real-time traffic information. Smart phones are expected to become the dominant navigation tool, but drivers will have a range of alternatives.
2011-03-17
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Aluminum cooling plates with precisely stamped channels move battery coolant to ensure even temperature distribution in each of the 288 individual lithium-ion battery cells of the Chevrolet Volt.
2011-03-16
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The three-day meeting drew record attendance and included a day focused on EVs. SAE Magazines Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke conducted eight video interviews of some of the top technology experts in attendance. The video links are included here.
2011-03-16
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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released dramatic video of recent testing to underscore its call for the U.S. government to beef up standards on rear underguards on tractor-trailers.
2011-03-16
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A consortium coordinated by Better Place and including Renault, Continental, Ernst & Young, TÜV Rheinland, KEMA, and five leading European institutions announced on March 2 formal approval from the European Commission of an R&D program on battery swapping.
2011-03-15
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Work between the groups is already under way, with completion targeted for next year when ZigBee Smart Energy version 2.0 is scheduled for completion.
2011-03-14
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Raytheon Co. selected Downey, CA, as the location for its new Public Safety Regional Technology Center. The company is planning to open the facility in the next three months. Occupying 27,000 ft² and employing up to 150 people, the new center will serve as the focus of Raytheon's civil communications business in the Western U.S and provide test and research facilities, training, maintenance and logistics, and customer and systems support.
2011-03-14
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Wyle has teamed with Northrop Grumman to perform two task orders valued at nearly $2 million under the A-10 Thunderbolt Life-cycle Program Support contract. Wyle will perform critical systems component analysis on both task orders.
2011-03-14
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In a first for the reusable suborbital launch vehicle industry, the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has purchased six suborbital flights from XCOR Aerospace to carry SwRI experiments as pathfinder missions for other SwRI suborbital clients.
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