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2010-09-15
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In testing, Novator found that there is less variation in hole diameter when drilling with its wear-compensation tool employed vs. drilling without it.
2010-09-15
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SAE hopes J1772 becomes the main global standard for all types of charging, including dc fast charging.
2010-09-15
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Modal identification methods used during flutter testing have evolved to ensure correct parameter identification. Frequencies and damping value estimations have to be as accurate as possible to define the aircraft fluttering margins used during those first mission-critical in-flight test campaigns.
2010-09-15
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The company's new electric supercharger and belt-driven starter/alternator systems offer high cost:benefits, said Engineering Director Guy Morris.
2010-09-14
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China Yuchai International Ltd. says that the commercial-vehicle hybrid diesel engine (YCHPT) of its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Co. Ltd. (GYMCL), has achieved the highest technical standards within China.
2010-09-10
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Electric-motor assist systems are a hot technology in the bicycle industry, as seen at the recent Eurobike trade show in Friedrichshafen, Germany. And traditional suppliers are feeling the heat from new players from the automotive industry.
2010-09-10
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Accumetrics telemetry helps Case New Holland optimize combine performance.
2010-09-10
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According to Deere, its skidders "feature industry-leading axles, innovative options like dual-mode steering, and bulletproof frames."
2010-09-10
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Many companies—notably Japanese and South Korean—maintain extensive technical centers and design facilities in Europe, but Suzuki is an exception.
2010-09-10
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ASM Sensors' PTAM27L series is an inclinometer based on MEMS technology for single- and dual-axis tilt angle measurement.
2010-09-10
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Velodyne Lidar designs the HDL-32E for applications that require a smaller and lighter product for autonomous vehicle and mobile mapping applications.
2010-09-10
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The Lyon Urban Truck & Bus (LUTB) Cluster in Europe is dedicated to urban passenger and goods transport.
2010-09-10
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CGS Tyres has announced a $43.81 million investment to build a new agricultural tire production plant in Charles City, IA. Representatives of CGS Tyres and the Iowa Department of Economic Development recently signed an investment agreement marking the end to negotiations that began in 2009.
2010-09-10
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Building on its 50-plus-year history in Brazil and capitalizing on the expected growth in Latin America, Caterpillar Inc. has announced the expansion of its manufacturing operations in Brazil. The company has acquired an existing industrial facility in Brazil, located in Campo Largo, state of Parana, that after upgrading will cover 50,000-m2 (540,000-ft2).
2010-09-10
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Navistar Defense LLC has received $66 million in delivery orders from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command. All 492 vehicles will go to support security and rebuilding efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
2010-09-09
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FlexRay networks have seen steady growth since first hitting the roads in 2006, but the technology is still struggling to gain acceptance beyond German luxury carmakers. Many engineers have opted to stick with multiple CAN (controller area network) buses, while some are studying ethernet’s viability.
2010-09-09
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The ramp up for high-volume telematics seems likely to precede the takeoff of fully electric vehicles, but the two are expected to help each other out. Telematics will let EV owners connect to the grid and also reduce range anxiety by letting them know how far they are from charging stations.
2010-09-08
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The wraps are about to come off a program under which wheel makers whose aftermarket rims meet SAE's J2530 standard get an opportunity to distinguish themselves and their products from wheel makers and products that do not meet the standard.
2010-09-08
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“This is very timely,” Dr. Andrew Brown Jr., Executive Director and Chief Technologist for Delphi Corp., said of the National Research Council report “Assessment of Fuel Economy Technologies for Medium and Heavy Duty Vehicles,” for which he served as committee chair. Brown, the 2010 President of SAE International, presented the report’s findings and recommendations for attendees of ComVEC on Oct. 5.
2010-09-08
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By 2020, the emergence of mega super cities in developing economies will affect personal mobility, driving the demand for EVs, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan. "Most offices that are expected to move to the first-belt suburbs and city centers will encompass the shopping areas (small-scale deliveries) and living areas for 'double/single income, no kids' households," said Frost & Sullivan's Automotive & Transportation Group Team Leader Anjan Hemanth Kumar.
2010-09-08
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As Internet became more common in homes and offices, it was widely expected that it would also be common in light vehicles. Yet Internet access in light vehicles remains relatively rare in most countries today.
2010-09-08
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OEM and aftermarket consumer telematics systems continue to gain momentum in both developed and developing regions due to growing popular awareness of their many benefits related to safety, security, maintenance, convenience, infotainment, and cost savings.
2010-09-08
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Foton and Freescale Semiconductor announced the establishment of the Automotive Joint Lab during Foton Motor’s 14th anniversary celebration in August. The lab is Foton’s first formal cooperation project in automotive electronics, providing evidence of the enhanced R&D investment and development Foton is making in this area.
2010-09-07
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The continually expanding role of electronics in vehicles has prompted two consortia to focus on common technologies. A new German automotive group plans to improve diagnostics for electronics while a consortium promoting communication standards for wireless sensor networking recently formed an automotive group.
2010-09-07
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Racing technology has the reputation of being a rich source of innovations that find their way into commercial passenger vehicles. Fuel injection, turbochargers, and carbon-fiber materials are among the racing-originated developments that make today’s passenger cars more efficient and agile. But, surprisingly, mainstream automotive OEMs might be able to teach racing teams something about vehicle design.
2010-09-07
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To maximize combat survivability and crew effectiveness, air crews need an effective means of protecting their eyes from the risk of injury from lasers. The U.S. Air Force Research Lab recently began using Optis’ OptisWorks light and color simulation software to simulate the performance of various manufacturers’ proposed designs of anti-laser eyewear.
2010-09-07
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Freescale Semiconductor and the BMW Group teamed up to jointly develop a dual-core microcontroller that is being used in BMW’s 2010 luxury sports activity vehicles, highlighting a growing trend for automakers and suppliers to collaborate. A growing number of automakers and suppliers are collaborating to shorten design times and help engineers take a broader vehicle view of systems.
2010-09-07
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TDK-EPC develops compact dc-link circuit power capacitor chips (PCCs) for electromobility.
2010-09-07
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Kurt self-centering vises can improve machining center productivity by positioning and clamping workpieces precisely and quickly on a defined symmetrical axis.
2010-09-07
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ETP shaft-locking bushings from Zero-Max produce accurate and concentric mounting compared to mechanical shaft-locking bushings.