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2010-12-03
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It can be a risky business in the automotive world to try to design and build a “world car,” but that is what Ford boss Alan Mullaly has stated that he wants. The new Focus-based C-Max shows what is coming.
2010-12-03
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High-reliability, high-sensitivity color LEDs from Optek Technology are processed to MIL-PRF-19500-level TX and TXV specifications and provide military systems engineers with high-brightness color illumination and indication with well-defined patterns.
2010-12-03
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The LT1999 high-voltage amplifier from Linear Technology is designed for bidirectional current sensing in the presence of fast-switching common-mode voltages from -5 V to +80 V.
2010-12-03
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The U.S. EPA has approved its fuel-economy label for the 100% electric Nissan Leaf, rating the vehicle as the “best” in the midsize vehicle class for fuel efficiency and “best” for the environment. The window sticker shows an equivalent 99 mpg for combined city and highway driving, allowing for comparisons with traditional gasoline-fueled vehicles.
2010-12-03
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As telematics grows and companies start mining the data collected from vehicles, privacy will be one of the key concerns for many users. Insurance companies that are beginning to use mileage to set rates are already getting a number of questions about the data being gathered and how it will be used.
2010-12-03
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Revealed at the 2010 LA Auto Show, the crossover is a close relation of the Cadillac SRX, using General Motors’ Theta Premium platform. Chassis systems include Saab’s XWD all-wheel drive and electronically controlled limited slip differential (eLSD) with Haldex multi-plate clutch to vary front-to-rear wheel torque delivery.
2010-12-03
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Fogging and corrosion of optoelectronic systems can degrade performance and shorten life span.
2010-12-03
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Since it is based on the platform for the Opel/Vauxhall Astra, the GTC Paris concept gives a strong hint of how the production three-door Astra could look. With the Astra Sports Tourer making its Paris debut too, the three-door is one of the few remaining gaps in the model range for GM’s popular C-segment model in Europe.
2010-12-03
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Kohler's North American diesel engine product line now features a combination diesel engine/transmission package with CVT and a fifth under 25.5-hp (19-kW) Tier 4 Final engine.
2010-12-03
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At engine idle, the generator in the new EL system produces around 10% more power than previous variants, which helps ensure more rapid battery charging.
2010-12-03
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Dana Holding plans to add freewheel as well as lockup with integral torsional vibration damper on its Spicer powershift transmissions above 90 kW (120 hp).
2010-12-03
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Airbus selected Goodrich Corp. to provide the main landing gear for the -1000 variant of the A350 XWB aircraft. This selection covers the design, test, manufacture, and in-service support of the main landing gear.
2010-12-02
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Renewable resources have begun to make measurable contributions to materials for equipment design.
2010-12-02
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The RT9150E is Grove’s biggest rough-terrain crane in terms of both capacity and reach, while also offering a compact footprint.
2010-12-01
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Six new vehicles were uncovered, including a city car concept. The company announced that the entirety of the new lineup will benefit from hybrid technology.
2010-12-01
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Reveal of the electrically powered Scooter E could signal future product plans.
2010-12-01
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Edmund Optics’ TECHSPEC Germanium IR aspheric lenses include a variety of coating options and provide diffraction-limited focusing performance over a broad spectral range in the mid- and long-wave regions.
2010-12-01
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Vishay Intertechnology has extended its E/H MIL-PRF-55342-qualified thin-film surface-mount resistor chips in the 0505, 1005, 1505, 0705, 1206, and 1010 case sizes to offer a "T" reliability level for space applications.
2010-12-01
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Neptec Design Group has won a contract with the Canadian Space Agency to develop the Lunar Exploration Light Rover (LELR), a new generation of space-exploration technology. The Neptec Rover Team's (NRT) contract is worth $11.5 million CAD.
2010-12-01
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PLK Technology’s RoadScan black box is designed to provide drivers with increased safety and security with its continuous recording function and video event data recorder (VEDR) function.
2010-12-01
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Cosworth Group has won an eight-year, multimillion dollar contract with aerospace engine control leader Aero Engine Controls (AEC), a Rolls-Royce and Goodrich joint venture. Cosworth will produce components for the engine control system of the Trent 1000 that powers the Boeing 787 and the XWB that will power the Airbus A350 as part of the strategic manufacturing partnership.
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.
2010-12-01
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Porsche is planning to spend $200 million to extensively improve its Weissach R&D center. Upgrades include an advanced wind tunnel, a more spacious design center, and an electronics integration center.
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.
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