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2010-04-23
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Chrysler, General Motors, and 55 suppliers took the bankruptcy reorganization route as some 200 suppliers liquidated their business or simply left the automotive industry in the past two years. The ripple effect is still creating waves.
2010-04-23
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A new Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) study shows that Ford's Sync voice-activation system helps drivers minimize electronics-related visual distractions. The study, results of which were released April 15 in Detroit at the SAE 2010 World Congress, compared the Sync system to manual operation of handheld cell phones and music devices. 
2010-04-23
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General Motors now has a bigger design presence in Korea. The company recently opened the Seoul Advanced Design Studio, which is the base for GM's global mini and small vehicles. The 30 designers and other employees there specialize in exterior and interior styling, as well as research on trends in colors and materials, advanced electronics, digital design, and studio engineering. 
2010-04-23
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The European research project called Large-Eddy & System Simulation to predict Cyclic Combustion Variability in gasoline engines (LESSCCV) recently was launched. Part of the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development, the LESSCCV project aims to significantly improve the understanding and the modeling of cyclic variations in some major types of spark-ignition engines.
2010-04-23
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Daimler and Renault-Nissan recently announced an equity exchange and a "broad strategic cooperation" that is expected to produce benefits in short order. One area of cooperation will be a jointly developed common architecture for small cars.
2010-04-23
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The Lockheed Martin-led team developing the Orion crew exploration vehicle has completed fabrication of the world’s largest heat shield structure. The high-temperature composite material system, which is also suitable for commercial applications such as automobiles and heavy vehicles, was developed by the Lockheed Martin Orion thermal protection system team in partnership with TenCate Advanced Composites.
2010-04-23
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“Later this year, we expect to announce some significant programs in the off-highway side—off-highway is essentially all the construction, material handling, mining, and specialty. There is a lot of discussion right now on building infrastructure in the U.S.
2010-04-22
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While everything about Hyundai’s Equus flagship premium sedan is conventional except its owner’s manual—an Apple Co. iPad, that conventionality may well mark a success for an upstart contender in the luxury-car market like Hyundai because there are no obvious shortcomings or corners that were cut to produce the car’s aggressive $55,000 (approximate) price tag.
2010-04-22
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Mercedes-Benz jump-started its press conference at the 2010 New York International Auto Show, which included the world debut of a restyled R-Class family hauler and the U.S. introduction of the E-Class wagon, by unveiling the racing version of its already racy gull-winged SLS AMG sports car.
2010-04-20
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The M85 high-speed machining center from Datron Dynamics features a solid concrete-polymer machining table with 40- x 30-in work area and a 1.2-kW spindle operating at 30,000 rpm.
2010-04-20
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The explosion of functions provided by electronic controls continues to force the developers of manual controls to adopt new technologies.
2010-04-20
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CNH Global NV and OJSC Kamaz recently finalized their agreement to jointly manufacture agricultural and construction equipment in the Russian Federation, following the preliminary agreement signed in October 2009.
2010-04-20
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The U.S. government's top vehicle safety advocate is concerned about distracted drivers, electrified vehicles being too quiet, and the benefits of vehicle-to-vehicle communications.
2010-04-20
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Ceradyne Inc., in conjunction with Turner Strategic Technologies LLC, has been awarded a contract for the supply and installation of protective armor for the command station of nine new 35-m (115-ft) patrol vessels being manufactured for the Iraqi Navy by Swiftships.
2010-04-19
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JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corp. company, has received an initial order to build 26 Engine Installation and Removal Vehicles (EIRVs) for the U.S. Navy. The contract is valued at approximately $4 million.
2010-04-19
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Dana Holding Corp. and Bosch Rexroth AG are forming a 50:50 joint-venture (JV) company—expected to operate in Arco, Italy—that will engineer, manufacture, and market hydromechanical variable powersplit transmission systems (HVT) for global off-highway markets.
2010-04-19
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The complexity of modern vehicles and the high cost of research are putting an increased focus on collaboration, particularly given the cash shortage for most transportation companies, panelists said at the SAE 2010 World Congress in Detroit.
2010-04-19
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Columbia Research Laboratories’ DIS-7001 and DIS-7012 inclinometer systems include a temperature-compensated force balance inclinometer and a power module with digital display.
2010-04-19
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Data acquisition and control systems from Microstar Laboratories can run in 64-bit Windows systems, including Windows 7, with the version 5.0 release of DAPtools software.
2010-04-16
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An Environmental Claims Validated Mark (ECV) was presented to Positronic Industries by UL Environment for its VPB series size 16 power contacts; the ECV lists the average contact resistance for the devices at less than one milliohm each.
2010-04-16
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AxleTech offers an axle for empty heavy-duty material handling trucks that incorporates wheel-end technology to reduce tire wear by as much as 60%.
2010-04-16
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Exhaust back-pressure sensors from Kavlico improve engine performance and efficiency by protecting the engine from over-pressure damage in systems with or without a diesel particulate filter.
2010-04-16
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Heyco Products’ Snap-In Ratcheting Strain Relief can be removed via insertion of standard snap ring pliers with 0.040-in tips into the holes located on the outside of the part.
2010-04-16
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WEG Electric's efficient W magnet drive system is incorporated inside the motor and controlled by the CFW11 variable frequency drive to extend life.
2010-04-16
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An annual college student design competition aims to erase the stodgy views about steel wheels.
2010-04-16
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VA One V2009.0 from ESI Group is a complete solution for simulating noise and vibration across the full frequency range and combines finite elements, boundary elements, and statistical energy analysis in a single model.
2010-04-16
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Bombardier recently began testing of the composite demonstrator wing at its Belfast, Northern Ireland, facility.
2010-04-16
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A total of 16 engine builders individually assemble 6.75-L V8 engines, each taking 26 man-hours to do so.
2010-04-16
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Manufacturing plans for the new mid-engined McLaren Automotive MP4-12C are moving ahead, with production slated to start in 2011 at the new McLaren Production Center near London.
2010-04-16
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Spectrum’s Switch Mode Power Supply capacitors have achieved MIL-PRF-49470 approval and are said to perform better than tantalum or aluminum electrolytic capacitors, featuring low equivalent series resistance and equivalent series inductance.
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