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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.
2010-09-29
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The U.S. State Department has ordered 11 additional upgraded S-61 utility helicopters for use in Iraq and Afghanistan from Sikorsky Aerospace Services. Earlier this year, the State Department entered into a five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for up to 110 upgraded S-61 aircraft for passenger and cargo transport missions in support of its worldwide operations.
2010-09-29
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BAE Systems recently received a $41.7 million contract for technology maturation efforts on the U.S. Navy's Next-Generation Jammer, which will replace the ALQ-99 tactical jamming system currently installed on the EA-18G Growler aircraft.
2010-09-29
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NASA has awarded Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. a contract for the first Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS-1) satellite. Procured by NASA's Goddard Spaceflight Center on behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), JPSS-1 will ensure continuity of vital climate and weather data records.
2010-09-29
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NASA has selected the Lockheed Martin Corp. and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) Athena Launch Vehicle Family to become part of its Launch Services II contract. Vehicles selected fulfill NASA's requirements for domestic launch services with a minimum performance capability of placing a 250-kg spacecraft in a 200-km low Earth orbit (LEO) at an inclination of 28.5°.
2010-09-29
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Boeing has signed an agreement with the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop and fly the SolarEagle unmanned aircraft for the Vulture II demonstration program. Under the terms of the $89 million contract, SolarEagle will make its first demonstration flight in 2014.
2010-09-29
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International turboprop manufacturer ATR opened its first training center in Africa in partnership with South African airline Comair. The center, to be based in Johannesburg, will be operational in April.
2010-09-29
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The Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) selected Rockwell Collins to provide the cabin core system (CCS) for its C919 aircraft. The CCS will be standard equipment on all C919 aircraft. The CCS being developed specifically for the C919 will leverage innovations from Rockwell Collins Venue Cabin Management.
2010-09-29
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ThermoEnergy Corp., a supplier of wastewater recovery technology and systems, has formed a strategic alliance with Newark, NJ-based Contego Systems. Contego Systems provides complete, U.S. EPA-approved aircraft deicing services to more than 30 airline companies located at major airport hubs around the U.S.
2010-09-29
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Raytheon Co. awarded Dalhousie and Memorial universities grants totaling $500,000 to advance research in the aerospace industry. Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, will receive $100,000 for research to determine the effect of thermal interface materials and quantify their properties in severe airborne environments.
2010-09-29
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Asahi Kasei Plastics North America’s Thermylene P8 specialty compounded polypropylene (PP) resin offers improved short-glass-reinforced PP, providing an alternative to long-glass technology.
2010-09-29
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The propshaft boot with integrated splash protection designed by ContiTech Vibration Control protects the bearings of the propshaft.
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