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2010-10-20
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The need to improve the aerodynamic performance of a class 8 truck has become a higher priority for manufacturers with the constant increase in fuel costs and implementation of stricter governmental regulations on emissions. To meet these requirements, the ability to predict the aerodynamic performance and hence evaluate the impact of new designs and evaluate add-on devices is of critical importance.
2010-10-20
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Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI) signed a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of Michel Thierry, a supplier of fabrics and lamination, with strong R&D and manufacturing capabilities in Europe—primarily in France, Spain, and the Czech Republic—and operations worldwide.
2010-10-20
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For its C-X75 concept revealed at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, Jaguar based the drive system around a range-extender plug-in hybrid-electric architecture. The electric drive system uses wheel motors in each wheel to give four-wheel drive with torque-vectoring capability.
2010-10-19
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QNX CAR Application Platform emphasizes driver's handheld device as primary data server for infotainment.
2010-10-19
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In addition to innovative battery and power transfer technologies, EVs will integrate unique driver interfaces, road intelligence, traffic awareness, and wireless data communication to provide a complete support system. This networked vehicle will improve efficiency, increase cruising range, and contribute to the overall driving enjoyment, according to Navteq researchers who discussed this topic at the SAE Convergence 2010 conference in Detroit.
2010-10-19
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Younger car buyers will soon be picking vehicles not by their styling and horsepower, but by their connectivity. That will change many facets of design, and it will require automakers to work with partners to create an environment that lets drivers stay connected without impacting safety.
2010-10-19
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Derrick Kuzak says partnerships are enabling Ford Motor Co. to offer drivers of its vehicles unique in-car experiences.
2010-10-19
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According to a 2008 Texas Transportation Institute report, more than $87 billion and more than 4 billion h are wasted per year due to inefficient transportation networks. Better intersection red light control is one way to reduce those numbers.
2010-10-19
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The supplier's patented RunWise advanced series hydraulic hybrid drivetrain makes its production debut on a garbage collection truck.
2010-10-19
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Today's automotive and electronics technologies are evolving so rapidly that educators and industry are both challenged to re-educate the technological workforce in the emerging EV arena. During SAE's 2010 Convergence event, the University of Detroit Mercy and Ford Motor Co. outlined a recent certificate program developed to address the industry's vehicle-electrification needs.
2010-10-19
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Yamaha Motor Corp.'s 2011 YFZ450R and YFZ450X sport ATVs complete its ATV lineup for the coming year.
2010-10-18
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Allison Transmission Inc. announced its plans to build a new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Szentgotthard, Hungary. Following both corporate and local governmental approvals for the new manufacturing facility, Allison Transmission intends to launch the project as soon as possible.
2010-10-18
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NI DIAdem 2010 from National Instruments is the latest version of the data management software that helps engineers and scientists better manage, analyze, and report on data collected during data acquisition or generated through simulations.
2010-10-18
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Enhancing pedestrian safety is a significant aspect of vehicle design, with a need to achieve cost-effective and not overly complex solutions. Continental and Trelleborg have each come up with new technologies.
2010-10-18
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Through the use of a common software methodology and reuse of some of the same code, Vermont Tech students have produced robust, high-assurance software for use in extremely demanding environments.
2010-10-18
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Caterpillar Inc. has been awarded a long-term contract worth up to $641.2 million to manufacture 621G wheeled tractor scrapers for the U.S. Department of Defense. The wheeled tractor scrapers will be manufactured at Caterpillar's facility in Decatur, IL.
2010-10-18
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Oshkosh Corp.'s Defense division will showcase a U.S. Army vehicle equipped with Oshkosh TerraMax unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) technology at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition.
2010-10-15
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The U.S. Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Boeing a three-year contract to manufacture spare main rotor heads for the U.S. Army's fleet of Apache attack helicopters. The fixed-price contract calls for an initial 100 main rotor heads, at a value of $31 million, and allows for 50 additional rotor heads, which would increase the contract value to $48 million.
2010-10-15
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The U.S. Army awarded EADS North America a contract for the supply of Mission Equipment Packages (MEPs) on UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters to be operated by Army National Guard Security and Support Battalions.
2010-10-15
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NASA awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne a $60.3 million contract to provide continued Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME) prelaunch, launch, and post-launch support through March 31. The contract is an extension to the current space shuttle program flight manifest launch schedule, which shifted the last two scheduled launch dates for missions STS-133 and STS-134 to fiscal year 2011.
2010-10-15
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The U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation has awarded Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) a new prime contract to provide technical solutions to support the modernization of Army training ranges worldwide.
2010-10-15
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Astrium, Europe’s leading space company, will acquire Jena-Optronik, a German specialist in space sensors and optical systems. Jena-Optronik is a leading company in the development of attitude sensors as well as space-based optics for a variety of different platforms, including Earth observation (EO) satellites, and the laser guidance system for the European International Space Station supply vessel, ATV.
2010-10-15
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BAE Systems will provide identification-friend-or-foe (IFF) systems for U.S. Air National Guard F-16 Fighting Falcons under a four-year contract with the first delivery order valued at $17.2 million. The company will provide 90 AN/APX-113(V) combined interrogator-transponders, versatile IFF systems developed specifically for the F-16.
2010-10-15
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Harris Corp. has been awarded a 21-month, $25 million contract to upgrade the ground-based space control system for the U.S. Space and Missile Systems Center's Space Superiority Systems Wing at Los Angeles Air Force Base, CA.
2010-10-15
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DARPA awarded Pratt & Whitney a $33.8 million contract to develop Constant Volume Combustion (CVC) engine technology under Phase II of the Vulcan advanced propulsion program. While conventional engines burn fuel at a constant pressure, CVC engines combust fuel at a constant volume and are significantly more efficient than conventional engines.
2010-10-15
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B/E Aerospace signed an agreement to acquire TSI Group Inc, which designs, engineers, and manufactures customized, fully integrated, thermal management and interconnect solutions that address complex power management requirements of OEMs in the aerospace and defense industries.
2010-10-15
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Naval Air Systems Command and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Strategic Acquisition awarded Raytheon Co. two contracts totaling $115.7 million for the AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS), the primary undersea warfare sensor for the U.S.
2010-10-15
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Nexteer Automotive, a Tier 1 automotive supplier of wheel-to-wheel advanced steering and driveline systems, is hiring both new and seasoned professionals skilled in software engineering and mechatronics, a field that combines mechanical and electrical engineering.
2010-10-15
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SAE International has been named by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) as an officially sanctioned provider of Aerospace Auditor Transition Training (AATT). SAE will offer the IAQG Sanctioned Aerospace Auditor Transition Training classes at its world headquarters outside of Pittsburgh, PA.
2010-10-15
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Navistar Defense, LLC has received an award for $18.9 million from the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) for 38 International 5000-MV heavy truck tractors (HTTs), including spare parts and training services, to support Navy Seabee transportation needs.