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2010-05-10
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Cummins Turbo Technologies, based in Huddersfield, England, and the University of Bradford have secured an investment by the European Union to support the development of next-generation test methods for turbochargers.
2010-05-10
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Force Protection Europe, a wholly owned subsidiary of Force Protection Industries, Inc., received a contract from the U.K. Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the purchase of two Ocelot vehicles for further testing under the Light Protected Patrol Vehicle (LPPV) program.
2010-05-10
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BorgWarner will supply both wastegate and variable turbine geometry (VTG) turbochargers to JCB Power Systems for the new versions of its Dieselmax 4.4-L engines starting in 2012. Designated the JCB Ecomax T4, it is an inline four-cylinder, mid-range diesel offering 55 to 130 kW (74 to 174 hp) in applications such as agricultural, construction, and materials handling machinery.
2010-05-10
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The Endevco model 7257AT piezoelectric accelerometer from Meggitt Sensing Systems is designed for vibration measurements on flight test vehicles, particularly ones that incorporate telemetry for data acquisition.
2010-05-10
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EngineLab’s Engine Management System consists of EngineLab software along with the EL1
2010-05-10
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Bob Lutz revitalized GM's PD process by challenging its protocols—while following his instincts for making compelling vehicles. He says vehicle mass reduction is the next frontier.
2010-05-10
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Fuel conservation is one of Hella’s strategic thrusts, but the electrification trend isn’t a major part of the company’s bullish marketing plan. After a soft year in 2009, the company is predicting that its multipronged strategy will yield an annual growth rate of 20% over the next three years for its North American electronics business.
2010-05-10
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Radios continue to evolve rapidly, with a growing percentage providing premium quality and more versatility through the additions of USB ports. They are also expected to begin eliminating CD mechanisms and some may offer hard drives that hold more music and maps.
2010-05-10
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A growing number of design programs are allowing technicians to upgrade functionality once vehicles are in the field. STMicroelectronics is addressing this trend with a memory chip that can be programmed wirelessly via an RFID (radio frequency identification) link, making it simpler to alter software in fast-changing applications such as infotainment.
2010-05-10
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High-value, high-volume technologies are driving Ford's near-term conventional powertrain strategy, explains engineering chief Barb Samardzich.
2010-05-07
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The JHT-00004 rugged joystick from Otto Controls features a compact design, with a behind-panel depth of 19 mm (0.75 in).
2010-05-07
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Renishaw’s RMP40 touch probe combines compact size with frequency-hopping spread spectrum radio transmission to bring automated job setup and in-process measurement to a range of machine tools and applications.
2010-05-07
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Positronic extends its offering of rugged composite connector products suitable for high-reliability applications with the Baby King Cobra circular connector.
2010-05-07
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Edmund Optics’ Deformable Mirrors are tools to correct optical aberrations via wavefront manipulation and control.
2010-05-07
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Deere offers a new line of harvesters and forwarders, all designed with stronger frames than their predecessors and equipped with rotating and leveling cabs.
2010-05-07
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Electric-vehicle charging company Better Place recently announced that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese automaker Chery to collaborate on EV technology and that it had formed partnerships in Japan to demonstrate fast-battery-exchange capability in taxis.
2010-05-07
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With production at its assembly plant in Chattanooga, TN, set to begin next year, Volkswagen recently announced the identity of the first five companies that will occupy its nearby supplier park. The companies include Chattanooga Seating (a joint venture recently formed between Magna Seating and Hollingsworth Logistics) for front and rear seats, Faurecia (Emcon) for front and rear exhaust systems, Magna Exteriors & Interiors for front and rear fascia, MTEK for headliners and door panels, and Thyssen Krupp for front and rear axles and corner modules.
2010-05-07
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Among the recent steps forward in the charge to create a "fueling" infrastructure for electric vehicles was the licensing by car-sharing company Zap of Smart Charger Controller technology developed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL).
2010-05-07
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Though not finalized, BMW plans to build the X1 at a new €560 million plant it is building in Shenyang, China. When the plant opens in 2012, the automaker will have a total annual production capacity of 100,000 vehicles.
2010-05-07
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General Motors Co. recently announced a five-year partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy to help develop the potential of the Jatropha plant as a sustainable biofuel energy crop. Traditionally considered a weed, Jatropha plants produce an oil that can be refined into biodiesel.
2010-05-07
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To ensure maximum accuracy when overhauling turbine blades and vanes, Delta Air Lines has begun using the MAXOS noncontact measurement system from NVision in its contract maintenance operations.
2010-05-07
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Northrop Grumman and Bell Helicopter have joined forces to develop and demonstrate a new rugged, high-capacity unmanned aerial system based on the four-blade, single-engine Bell 407 helicopter. First flight of the new Fire-X medium-range vertical unmanned aerial system (VUAS) is expected by the end of 2010.
2010-05-07
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Boeing has chosen South Carolina as the location for fabrication and assembly of airplane interior parts to supply the 787 Dreamliner final assembly and delivery site currently under construction in North Charleston, SC.
2010-05-07
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Lockheed Martin awarded Alliant Techsystems (ATK) a contract in excess of $240 million to produce additional composite components for low-rate initial production (LRIP) lots 4-8 of the F-35 Lightning II.
2010-05-07
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BAE Systems has opened a new engineering hub in Melbourne, Australia, that will integrate the company’s aerospace, autonomous systems, and guided weapons research into a single facility. The building, which will accommodate more than 300 BAE employees, will give teams from BAE's Aerospace and Autonomous Systems Development, and Weapon Systems, access to modern laboratories to support a range of advanced design and test activities.
2010-05-07
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The U.S. FAA awarded Lockheed Martin a five-year, $28-million contract to design and integrate a supply chain software platform that supports operations to maintain, repair, and track equipment used throughout the National Airspace System (NAS).
2010-05-07
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Aerojet and Florida Turbine Technologies (FTT) formed a strategic partnership to compete for research, development, and production on NASA's new hydrocarbon engine and advanced upper stage engine. This partnership expands that which Aerojet and FTT have under way on the U.S.
2010-05-07
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By using a Zimmermann FZ42 portal milling center, Volvo gets the power and torque needed to cut engine fan cases, plus the accuracy to turn the machine tool into a coordinate measuring machine for inspection of finished parts.
2010-05-06
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Automakers are nervous about the substance and timing of some of the changes NHTSA wants to make on the 'stars on cars' portion of new-vehicle window stickers.
2010-05-06
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NASA and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are asking for proposals to better utilize the International Space Station as a test bed for advanced space technologies. The effort is centered on Synchronized Position, Hold, Engage, and Reorient Experimental Satellites (SPHERES)—bowling-ball sized spherical satellites used inside the station to test maneuvers for spacecraft performing autonomous rendezvous and docking.
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