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2010-11-07
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Sikorsky Aircraft announced plans to design, build, and fly two prototype light tactical helicopters as the follow-on advancement to the X2 Technology demonstrator aircraft that unofficially shattered the helicopter world speed record in September with a flight speed of 250 kt.
2010-11-07
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Augusta Systems Inc., a provider of technologies that power the intelligent convergence of devices, systems, and networks, has been awarded a $1.4 million contract from the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) for the continued testing and enhancement of a distributed, intelligent network of unmanned vehicles, unattended ground sensors, video cameras, and other devices.
2010-11-07
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Enflite Inc. signed an agreement to provide interior cabin mechanisms and galley appliances to Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. for its new G650 business jet aircraft. The G650 cabin mechanisms will include electrically operated console tables, pocket doors, and monitor lifts.
2010-11-07
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Plasan, a provider of armor solutions, and TPI Composites Inc., an innovator in the field of composites manufacturing, have formed Armored Chariots LLC, a new joint venture. Armored Chariots, based in Warren, RI, will design and produce next-generation crew compartments for military vehicles.
2010-11-07
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Ford Motor Co. plans to invest an additional $850 million in Michigan between 2011 and 2013, adding up to 1200 new full-time jobs in manufacturing and engineering operations. The company expects approximately 300 jobs to be salaried positions within its engineering and manufacturing operations and the remaining 900 will be hourly positions in its manufacturing facilities.
2010-11-07
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Hitachi Ltd. and Johnson Controls Inc. have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on several fronts in the field of advanced energy storage for motive and nonmotive applications. Areas of cooperation include lithium-ion battery technology, R&D, procurement, production, marketing, sales, and standardization.
2010-11-07
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Standards Testing Laboratories Inc. (STL), the world's largest independent testing facility for tires, wheels, and related automotive components, has expanded its Rolling Resistance capabilities to test tires with up to 10,000 lb (4536 kg) of radial force.
2010-11-06
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Oshkosh Corp. announced the opening of a new manufacturing plant in Tianjin, China. The state-of-the-art facility produces access equipment made by Oshkosh subsidiary JLG for China and other Asian markets.
2010-11-06
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Polaris Defense, a division of Polaris Industries Inc., has been selected for a contract award to provide ultralight utility vehicles to the Army National Guard. The five-year contract includes the Polaris RANGER CREW 800 and Polaris RANGER 6x6 800 Side-by-Side vehicles as well as accessories and training.
2010-11-06
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Komatsu will produce HD785 large dump trucks with maximum payload of 91 ton (83 t) at Komatsu Manufacturing Rus LLC (KMR)—which opened in Yaroslavl, Russia in June—to capitalize on demand for dump trucks for use in mines in the mid- to long-range future in resource-rich Russia.
2010-11-05
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The U.S. EPA and the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) are proposing the first national standards for greenhouse gas emissions and fuel efficiency for heavy-duty trucks and buses.
2010-11-01
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The growing complexity of electronic systems is prompting a major change in design processes. Whether they’re probing deeply into fuel combustion or integrating many control modules used in passive entry systems, engineers are doing more development in virtual environments.
2010-11-01
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Shutting off the engine at stoplights, rail crossings, and other places where drivers stop for a while can provide solid improvements in fuel economy. Most European carmakers have adopted this technology, and components suppliers such as Hella and ZMD are predicting that U.S. automakers will follow suit as they push to meet new fuel economy requirements.
2010-11-01
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Maintaining reliability even as system designs grow in complexity is one of the key challenges facing automakers. The impact of electrification and a greater reliance on software are also major changes, according to carmakers who spoke during a Convergence panel.
2010-11-01
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Resettable fuses may offer more flexibility in providing overcurrent and overtemperature protection in tight, small, or inaccessible spaces.
2010-11-01
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Antennas are bringing in more inputs, letting users pull in more information for navigation, GPS, phones, radio, and even television. Atmel Corp. has responded with a chip that gives designers more capability to put antennas in space-limited areas far from the radio.
2010-10-29
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Hydraulic fluids haven’t yet caught the attention of the regulatory bodies that are demanding greater use of biodiesel and other sustainable products. But the industry is pushing forward on its own, creating biofluids that will pave the way for ongoing advances.
2010-10-26
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Quallion has developed a battery-powered HVAC solution designed for Class 6-8 trucks under a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.
2010-10-25
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Work is always testing for Joachim Lindau. As Mercedes-Benz’ Senior Manager, Overall Testing for E-Class cars, he is responsible for seeing that both total quality and the company’s signature DNA are combined.
2010-10-25
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Designed for industrial and construction-site applications, GammaTech RT10 series tablet PCs meet military standards for durability and offer a rugged, sealed design that guards internal components.
2010-10-25
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Reo produces reflectors for pulsed solid-state lasers that operate at 1064, 532, and 355 nm, as well as with multispectral laser systems.
2010-10-25
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The PRAS21 magnetic rotary position sensors from ASM Sensors use an external position magnet to provide an absolute output signal over a 0 to 360˚ measurement range.
2010-10-25
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ASM Sensors has added the PRAS21 series noncontact position sensor to its Posirot family of magnetic rotary sensors.
2010-10-25
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Phillips Industries' sliding axle spring kits secure heavy hoses and are easy to use and replace, according to the company.
2010-10-25
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Rohm LED driver consolidates daytime running lights, dims, and brights in one driver.
2010-10-25
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Honeywell’s SMART (Superior Measurement, Accurate, Reliable, Thinking) position sensor, in a 225-mm linear configuration, senses the position of a magnet relative to a sensor from 0 to 225 mm.
2010-10-25
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Crystek’s 18-GHz LL142 low-loss RF cable assemblies incorporate a spiraled stainless steel casing and heavy-duty adhesive strain relief with a Neoprene jacket; the added protection eliminates failures commonly caused by cable flexion and compression.
2010-10-25
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The DAQP-STG module from Dewetron combines electric isolation, 300 kHz bandwidth, and universal inputs.
2010-10-22
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Managerial responsibility is key to earning a fat paycheck, according to the results of a first-of-its-kind global survey of automotive, aerospace, off-highway, commercial vehicle, and other mobility engineers.
2010-10-22
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Creating new business through innovation is just as important as strengthening a company's core business, says Innosight Chairman Mark Johnson.
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