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2010-12-01
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The need for knowledge to help understand EVs, HEVs, PHEVs, and their expanding technologies has sparked the creation of SAE International's new Vehicle Electrification website.
2010-11-30
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Fitting sunroofs to cars may be a long-established area of manufacturing capability, but for the Jaguar XJ sedan’s Webasto opening panoramic roof it is almost a balletic performance.
2010-11-30
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The rise of telematics connections is expected to drive a sea change in the insurance industry. Insurance companies want to gather data on vehicle usage, and consumers who sign up for programs may be able to cut their costs.
2010-11-30
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The A7 Sportback stands out with a range of fuel-sipping V6 engines.
2010-11-30
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Chevrolet’s first entry into the European seven-seat MPV sector and a new entry-level hatchback debut in Paris.
2010-11-30
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While all utilitarian open cars can possibly trace their ancestry back to the Willys Jeep, the Lacoste concept owes more to post WWII European beach cars.
2010-11-30
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Automakers and the supply chain are checking out the latest machinery for assembling instrument panels, door trim, headliners, and other interior plastics at a new technical center in Michigan.
2010-11-30
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The 2012 Iconic AC Roadster from startup Iconic Motors will be the first vehicle to debut an electrical/electronics solution that leverages Ethernet and Internet Protocol technology.
2010-11-30
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Boeing has agreed to acquire the business and operations conducted by Summit Aeronautics Group in Helena, MT. Summit employs 135 people to manufacture titanium and other hard metal structures for commercial and military aircraft.
2010-11-30
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The auto industry, which has traditionally been the largest single user of industrial robots, is now facing a downturn in production capacity. Despite this decline in the use of robotics over the next few years, ABI Research still sees the market for industrial robotics expanding from $5.2 billion in new robots shipped in 2010 to $8.8 billion in shipments in 2015.
2010-11-30
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The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN ECE) has published new requirements on tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), according to InterRegs, an online resource for global vehicle safety and emissions regulations.
2010-11-30
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AGCO plans to open a manufacturing operation in Daqing, Heilongjiang, China, to produce higher-power tractors and class 4 and higher combines. The site adds to AGCO’s Chinese manufacturing strategy consisting of genset operations in Shanghai as well as planned engine and low-to-mid-power tractor production in Changzhou.
2010-11-29
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Forty-nine concept iterations, multiple patents and pending patents, as well as 1200-plus hours of dynamometer testing underscore the progress being made by Achates Power engineers to develop a two-stroke, opposed-piston, compression-ignition engine.
2010-11-29
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New Series 1600 and 4000 engine options address MTU's commitment to rail applications and the emissions standards that will define them.
2010-11-24
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The one-piece casting integrates a four-cylinder exhaust manifold with a twin-scroll turbine housing. The part is fitted on the new Sonata's 2.0-L turbo direct-injection four-cylinder engine.
2010-11-24
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Dana Holding Corp. plans to produce a new Spicer TZL Series powershift transmission for premium front-end loaders manufactured in China, including the 17-t (19-ton) ZL50 with a 5000-kg (11,000-lb) load capacity and the 21-t (23-ton) ZL60 with a 6000-kg (13,200-lb) load capacity.
2010-11-24
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The impact of the 2008-2009 global recession on corporate R&D spending–and how reduced R&D outlays affected financial performance–is the subject of a study released recently by Booz & Co. For its 2010 Global Innovation 1000, the consulting firm analyzed R&D spending by the world's top 1000 public corporations in 2009 to assess the link between innovation and corporate performance.
2010-11-24
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Leo Motors entered into an agreement with Tong Yang Mulsan Co., Ltd., one of Korea’s largest agricultural machinery companies, to develop electric tractors using the body and chassis from Tong Yang’s internal-combustion engine tractors.
2010-11-24
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Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems offers a rugged 6-slot 3U OpenVPX or 7-slot 3U Compact PCI conduction-cooled chassis for harsh airborne and ground mobile military environments.
2010-11-24
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Designed to detect both the rotational direction and rpm speed of gear wheels in gearboxes and engines at up to 20,000 pulses, the Baumer MTRM 16 magnetic Hall sensor is IP68-rated to operate in harsh environments.
2010-11-24
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Creaform, a technology company offering 3-D engineering services and 3-D scanners, announced the acquisition of Genicad, a leading Quebec City company specializing in engineering, digital and mechanical design, project management, and technical drawing.
2010-11-24
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CleanFuel USA is partnering with Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) to build and certify a multipurpose, 8-L General Motors propane engine. The medium-duty engine will feature CleanFuel’s new 8-L liquid propane injection (LPI) system.
2010-11-24
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Caterpillar Inc. and Bucyrus International Inc. have entered into an agreement under which Caterpillar will acquire Bucyrus in a transaction valued at approximately $8.6 billion (including net debt). The acquisition is part of Caterpillar’s strategy to expand its mining equipment business.
2010-11-24
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SIE Computing Solutions’ 3U OpenVPX backplane is designed for board-agnostic system design and integration.
2010-11-24
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Micro-hybrid vehicle sales will top 3 million units this year and rise to 34 million units by mid-decade, according to the latest report from Lux Research. This means enormous opportunity for the energy storage technologies that support micro-hybrids.
2010-11-24
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ATI Stellram’s chevron-style milling cutter, the Stellram 5230VS12, is designed for machining titanium and other difficult-to-machine materials such as nickel-based alloys and cobalt-based alloys.
2010-11-24
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A vertical turning lathe from DS Technology can be configured with milling and grinding capability, robotic tool exchange, automatic pallet change, and other features to bring the benefits of unattended, single-hit machining to the production of very large workpieces.
2010-11-24
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Automotive seats represent the second highest cost vehicle component, and the trim cover is one of the most complex parts of the seat, with more than 5000 pieces of attribute data required to define a typical seat cushion backrest and headrest. Still, the seat cover remains one of the few, if not the only, automobile component that is based on 2-D manual design processes.
2010-11-24
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Cat says its D Series adds more performance and operator convenience to predecessors' quality and reliability.
2010-11-24
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Goodrich Corp. has received a production contract from Lockheed Martin to supply 160 pylons for the U.S. Air Force C-5 Galaxy strategic airlifter Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program (RERP).