Criteria

Text:
Content:
Display:

Results

Viewing 5971 to 6000 of 10150
2010-08-23
Article
With many companies planning to put EVs on the road in the near future, SAE International is urgently working on standards to help prevent battery-related injury or death while maintaining the automotive industry's professional integrity and lowering costs.
2010-08-23
Article
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s IntelliDrive communications network plans are inching onward as other government agencies explore its applicability in tolling and other areas. Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) received a $17 million contract late this summer to stabilize the Michigan Development Test Environment.
2010-08-23
Article
Even though the number of vehicles pales in comparison to the number of individuals using cellular service, the automotive industry is becoming increasingly attractive to providers as mobile phones near saturation points.
2010-08-23
Article
Though the government’s decision on whether to actually deploy IntelliDrive won’t be made until 2013, there’s an ongoing debate over how quickly the communications technology could begin making an impact. Building a critical mass of vehicles will take time, and maintaining the infrastructure could be costly.
2010-08-23
Article
Navigation system with mapping data from TeleNav remote servers, delivered via cell phone, provides in-depth information on the My Ford Touch screen, including a choice of fastest, shortest, and most fuel-efficient ("eco") routes.
2010-08-23
Article
While the automotive industry and academia have dominated work in the area of autonomous vehicles in the past, most of the actual autonomously controlled vehicles that have been introduced in recent years have come from the military.
2010-08-20
Article
Combining a compact, multispeed transmission and a downsized electric motor can improve an EV's operating efficiency by 10%, compared with single-speed gearboxes, according to Zeroshift engineers.
2010-08-20
Article
The DynaMax system features a multidisc clutch and electrically driven gerotor pump with active computer control. It's biased toward fuel economy but quickly handles front-rear torque splits for improved vehicle traction.
2010-08-20
Article
General Motors Co. and SAIC Motor Corp. Ltd. are expanding their partnership to develop a new small-displacement gasoline engine family and an advanced front-drive automatic transmission. The agreement, signed in Shanghai by GM Vice Chairman of Global Product Operations Tom Stephens and SAIC President Chen Hong, expands GM and SAIC’s relationship into powertrain development.
2010-08-20
Article
Zytek is focusing on significantly reducing mass, through component and systems integration, and on extremely compact designs. Its next-gen electric machines will operate at up to 14,000 rpm.
2010-08-20
Article
VanDyne SuperTurbo Inc. has signed a contract with Cummins Inc. to develop more fuel-efficient Class 8 trucks using VanDyne SuperTurbochargers. The agreement is part of the Super Truck program, a cost-sharing initiative between the Department of Energy (DOE) and the private sector.
2010-08-20
Article
Caterpillar Inc. has selected the city of Victoria, TX, as the location for the company's new state-of-the-art hydraulic excavator manufacturing facility. Ground breaking for the 600,000-ft2 (55,741-m2) manufacturing operation is scheduled to take place in September.
2010-08-20
Article
In tough economic times, companies often slash staff and turn to outsourcing. And in good times, relinquishing control over critical components can contribute to quality issues and worse, according to a study led by Lyda Bigelow, strategy professor in the University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business.
2010-08-20
Article
Kennametal’s Beyond platform of tool grades includes inserts for hole-making applications, with three grades available: KCPK10, KCU25, and KCU40.
2010-08-20
Article
GF AgieCharmilles’ Micron high-speed machining centers, which offer process-reliable tool measurement on the machine tool, include the HSM 400 LP Precision, HSM 400U LP Precision, and HSM 500 LP Precision.
2010-08-20
Article
The Finecut-Plus-Rotary combination laser and rotary die cutting system from Spartanics provides the speed and capabilities of rotary die cutters without the high lifetime costs for dies.
2010-08-20
Article
Mate Precision Tooling’s Ultra IMT fully indexable multi tool can achieve any angle setting on the workpiece.
2010-08-20
Article
Intercomp’s RFX wireless weighing technology is featured in a compact, hand-held, general product indicator for use with RFX aircraft scale systems.
2010-08-20
Article
The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a $260 million follow-on production contract for the combat-proven Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS), also known as Arrowhead, for the AH-64D Apache attack helicopter.
2010-08-20
Article
The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has awarded Aurora Flight Sciences and its partner the Georgia Institute of Technology a contract to continue research and development of next-generation distributed controllers for turbine engines.
2010-08-20
Article
Lockheed Martin has signed a nonexclusive licensing agreement with Ceradyne Inc. for the development, manufacture, and application of the Lockheed Martin-developed TekShield lightweight, opaque ceramic armor.
2010-08-20
Article
During a recent meeting at NASA headquarters in Washington, D.C., NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Israel Space Agency (ISA) Director General Zvi Kaplan signed a joint statement of intent to expand the agencies' cooperation in civil space activities.
2010-08-16
Article
National Technical Systems Inc. (NTS) announced that it has been awarded a long-term contract by Wichita, KS-based Hawker Beechcraft Corp (HBC), a global manufacturer of business, special mission, and trainer aircraft, to provide HBC a comprehensive range of engineering, testing, and technical services.
2010-08-16
Article
GKN Aerospace will use SyncroFIT airframe and large aerostructure design and manufacturing software in conjunction with FiberSIM composites engineering software to manage the evolving product development process and deliver an optimized winglet for Bombardier’s CSeries aircraft program.
2010-08-16
Article
General Motors Co. will introduce a new greenhouse gas-friendly air-conditioning refrigerant in 2013 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac models in the U.S. that keeps vehicle interiors as cool while reducing heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere by more than 99%.
2010-08-13
Article
Cat says its new B-Series 3 skid-steer and multiterrain loaders incorporate design refinements for more capability and reliability, while being safer and easier to operate.
2010-08-13
Article
So highly classified is this “black” program, only a handful of press and VIP guests were permitted to visit the BAE Systems secretive Lightning Works at Warton, Lancashire, to see a preview of the Taranis.
2010-08-13
Article
A new, high-speed film fabrication process could yield bigger, cheaper solid-state lithium-ion batteries with high energy densities.
2010-08-13
Article
In vehicles as diverse as aircraft and agricultural sprayers, maintaining precise stability of booms and weaponry regardless of vehicular motion is becoming more important. A gyroscope and an inertial measurement unit from Analog Devices are designed to stabilize platforms that house weapons, sprayer heads, or many other devices.
2010-08-12
Article
Pittsburgh Glass Works LLC (PGW) and Xinyi Automobile Parts (Wuhu) Co. Ltd. have entered into discussions relating to the potential formation of a joint venture company or other cooperative effort. The effort could result in the manufacture of automotive glass products to serve automotive manufacturers in China and for the export of such products from China to be sold in global OEM markets.
Viewing 5971 to 6000 of 10150