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2010-10-11
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Although vehicles are getting safer thanks to new technologies, fewer of them will get top scores under a revised five-star safety rating program announced in early October by NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), a unit of the U.S.
2010-10-11
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Biofuel production capacity will increase 7.8% annually to 53 billion gal (200 billion L) by 2015, according to a report by Lux Research. Current capacity is only 3% that of petroleum fuel. “It is now obvious that incumbent technologies like ethanol and biodiesel will drive new capacity less and less,” said Andrew Soare, an analyst at Lux Research and the lead author of the report. 
2010-10-11
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GEP Power Products manufactures a fused battery tap for the transportation industry, described as an alternative to bulky bolt-down fuse holders.
2010-10-11
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An L circuit EMI filter from Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products produces both inductance and series resistance for superior transient performance.
2010-10-11
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The Model 3000-10 broadband coupler from Narda delivers 10 dB of coupling from 225 MHz to 10 GHz, has flat frequency response characteristics, features high directivity, and is ruggedized for both commercial and military applications.
2010-10-11
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Designed to minimize installation and troubleshooting costs, Murrelektronik’s Profibus connectors provide pluggable connections that reduce installation times and the potential for failures.
2010-10-11
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National Instruments’ PXI and PCI interfaces expand the NI-XNET platform to include support for the local interconnect network (LIN) communication bus.
2010-10-11
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Carbide thread mills from Niagara Cutter produce high-quality threads while they provide increased productivity and consistent performance.
2010-10-11
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DM Advantage Reman fan drives from Horton are suitable for applications with little or no ram air.
2010-10-11
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Meggitt Sensing Systems’ Endevco 7287 piezoresistive accelerometer weighs less than 1 g and can be used to measure long-duration transient shocks such as those found in product and packaging drop testing, shipping container shock testing, jack hammer testing, and high-g destructive testing applications.
2010-10-11
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J.W. Speaker offers a line of headlamps featuring improved energy efficiency and durability as well as longer life span and reduced maintenance costs.
2010-10-08
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National Instruments’ NI VeriStand 2010 features enhancements that expand its capabilities for hardware-in-the-loop and real-time testing by supporting high-performance, multiple chassis PXI systems and low-cost, ruggedized options using NI CompactRIO and NI Single-Board RIO hardware deployments.
2010-10-08
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A company with a 20-year track record of developing electrical and hybrid power systems for trucks and buses is providing a means for recharging battery packs on full and partial EV passenger vehicles.
2010-10-08
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Automotive electronics guru Paul Hansen will be prodding and provoking an all-star panel of OEM executive electrical engineers at the SAE Convergence 2011 conference in Detroit. Here's a hint of where he expects the Oct. 20 discussion to lead.
2010-10-08
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Seven months after unveiling an all-electric walk-in van chassis, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. debuted a preproduction aerodynamic delivery truck with the electric powertrain.
2010-10-08
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Citroen is trying once more to find the sort of engineering and aesthetic signature that singles it out from the herd. It hopes that its new C4, revealed at the Paris Motor Show, will complement this.
2010-10-08
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Efficiency is the key for Mercedes-Benz's replacement for the original four-door coupé.
2010-10-07
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Ford's 2011 F-150 is the industry's first high-volume full-size pickup truck to use the vehicle's 12-V power supply for Electric Power Assist Steering (EPAS).
2010-10-07
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U.S. and state government agencies have begun work on the next set of CAFE and greenhouse-gas standards. The NHTSA (National Highway Transportation Administration) unit of the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S.
2010-10-07
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Destined for Chrysler engines as well as Fiat's, the simple and effective engine valve control system boasts five potential operating modes. Its on-the-fly air-metering technology boosts fuel efficiency and performance.
2010-10-04
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Ford, Jaguar Land Rover, and a number of specialist companies—together with universities that have formed technology-led consortia to develop greener vehicles—are to receive cash support from the U.K. government-backed Technology Strategy Board (TSB).
2010-10-04
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TransDigm Group Inc. signed an agreement to purchase McKechnie Aerospace Holdings Inc., a privately owned supplier of aerospace products, controlled by JLL Partners. The business consists of seven major operating units that primarily sell to the worldwide commercial aerospace markets.
2010-10-04
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Shoda Iron Works’ Strategia is a five-axis, bridge-type, high-speed machining center with capabilities of 60 hp (45 kW) and 17,000 rpm.
2010-10-04
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Engineered by Trelleborg Automotive, the collapsible pedestrian bump stop is designed to reduce pedestrian injury and help save lives.
2010-10-04
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Researchers at a start-up, green-chemistry firm in British Columbia have come up with a family of filled polylactic acid (PLA) thermoplastics that offers greater strength, flexibility, and resistance to impact stresses than previously available PLA materials.
2010-10-04
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SAE Convergence 2010, to be held Oct. 19-20 at Cobo Center in Detroit, will focus on partnerships—traditional and nontraditional—that are enabling the future of automotive electronics.
2010-10-01
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An alternative to thermoset aramid fiber-reinforced honeycomb composites for semi-structural aircraft interior parts was recently announced by Sabic Innovative Plastics. Featuring the company’s Ultem polyetherimide (PEI) resin, new composite aerospace board (CAB) sheets were co-developed and manufactured with Crane & Co., a global leader in specialty paper.
2010-09-30
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AxleTech International, a General Dynamics company that provides axles, suspensions, brake systems, and aftermarket components for heavy-duty commercial and military vehicles, opened its new world headquarters on Sept. 17 near its previous headquarters in southern Troy, MI.
2010-09-30
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Cummins Inc. claimed in a Sept. 21 announcement that it had achieved an industry milestone by commencing production and supply of the first EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage IIIB certified engines and aftertreatment for early installation by off-highway equipment customers.
2010-09-30
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NanoMech Inc. has been awarded a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant for $1 million to develop and test a pilot production facility capable of manufacturing commercial-scale quantities of NanoGlide, a family of lubricant additives engineered at nano scale to increase performance by reducing friction and wear in extreme pressure conditions.
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