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2010-01-19
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NHTSA (U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) reports that the number of vehicles recalled increased 64% in 2009 to 16,406,694 from 10,539,188. Among the major mass-market automakers, Toyota recalled the largest number (4,872,583), followed by Ford (4,521,993), General Motors (2,239,394), and Hyundai/Kia (1,755,800).
2010-01-19
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Caterpillar's 3500 engine series is taking on new life in the form of the 3512C and 3516C engines, another sign, Cat says, of its commitment to sustainable development.
2010-01-18
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Inexperienced operators can become comfortable with this model fast, says Gradall, due to a switch that provides an adjustable joystick pattern system, with a choice of SAE, Deere, or Gradall control patterns.
2010-01-18
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Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power has expanded its Vanguard line of single-cylinder engines and unveiled a system designed to reduce problems in portable equipment. The line includes a combined ignition and fuel shutoff valve that will help keep gasoline out of crankcases.
2010-01-18
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The DS4004 HIL digital I/O board from dSPACE measures and generates digital I/O signals for hardware-in-the-loop simulations that test electronic control units for body electronics.
2010-01-18
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MahleTest Systems' ServiceLogiq diagnostic service tool software for the service bay of heavy-duty vehicle applications uses Movimento’s Puma 2 intelligent vehicle communication interface.
2010-01-18
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Immersion probes with integrated connectors from Measurement Specialties are suitable for applications with exposure to rapid temperature cycling, humidity, vibration, and mechanical shock.
2010-01-18
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Horton WindShift modular fans are suitable for various applications and optimal fan drive cooling in the off-highway, industrial, and other specialty markets.
2010-01-18
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Horton's Arctis two-speed fan drives offer engine cooling for medium-duty trucks, buses, severe-service vehicles, rear-engine cement mixers, and other on- and off-highway equipment with little to no ram air.
2010-01-18
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Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions offers the compact 35000 Series size 14 double-stack noncaptive linear actuator, suitable for use in applications where a long stroke length of more than 20 in (508 mm) is needed.
2010-01-18
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Linear Technology’s LT3760 LED driver is an eight-channel device featuring a step-up dc/dc controller that drives up to a 45 V string of 100 mA LEDs per channel.
2010-01-18
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Mide Technology’s QuickPack transducers feature piezoelectric wafers packaged into a hermetically sealed protective skin with pre-attached electrical leads, producing a reliable component with no soldered wires.
2010-01-18
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Volvo Construction Equipment (CE) has decided to consolidate its North American industrial operations by removing excess industrial capacity in the Americas. As a result, the company’s Asheville, NC, manufacturing facility will stop its activities by March 31, affecting 228 employees.
2010-01-18
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Oshkosh Corp.’s Defense division has received an order valued at more than $290 million from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command (TACOM LCMC) to deliver more than 725 next-generation Palletized Load Systems (PLS) A1.
2010-01-15
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MAN Nutzfahrzeuge AG and Rheinmetall AG have signed a contract to form a joint company, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RMMV), that will provide complete system solutions for military wheeled vehicles, covering the range of armored and unarmored transport, command, and role-specific vehicles for the international armed forces.
2010-01-15
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Terex Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to sell its mining business to Bucyrus International Inc. for $1.3 billion in cash. The products to be divested by Terex in the transaction include hydraulic mining excavators, electric-drive mining trucks, track and rotary blasthole drills, and the highwall miner, as well as the related parts and aftermarket service businesses, including the company-owned distribution locations.
2010-01-15
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SNSP, a Russian maritime firm that produces minesweepers, has purchased FiberSIM composites engineering software from Vistagy Inc. to design and manufacture composite hulls, hull spars, and supports. SNSP has also purchased Vistagy professional services for training as well as on-site assistance in developing composites design methodologies.
2010-01-15
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Summation Research Inc. (SRI) signed a multiyear agreement to supply VHF and UHF data radios to GE Transportation for use with its Locotrol locomotive distributed power control systems and other rail applications.
2010-01-15
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Mainstream Engineering Corp. (MEC) is collaborating with the Florida Institute of Technology in the study of oxygen-enriched flames with JP-8, a kerosene-based fuel used by the military for all engines, stoves, and burners.
2010-01-15
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Optim Engineering’s Computerized Battery Analyzer III (CBAIII) can test virtually any type or size of battery, any chemistry, and any number of cells up to 55 V.
2010-01-15
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PAM-CEM Simulation Suite Version 2009.0 from ESI Group is an electromagnetic software package for full virtual testing.
2010-01-15
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Automakers, suppliers, and other segments of the automotive industry—along with the general public—will have a chance to cheer or jeer the U.S. EPA's plans to make its ground-level ozone standard tougher.
2010-01-15
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Nissan has selected AeroVironment to supply the home charging station that will be available with each sale of the Nissan Leaf full-electric car. The station provides for charging at 220 V, and the connector is designed to SAE International's newly updated J1772 standard for charging pure and partial electric vehicles, according to AeroVironment of Monrovia, CA.
2010-01-15
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SAE International gets public exposure beyond its famous oil-can identifier, and the automotive industry gets critical guidelines that help pave the way for an EV future now that the organization has approved an updated standard for connectors used to charge full- and partial-electric vehicles.
2010-01-14
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The Birkenhead, England-based shipyard of Cammell Laird Shiprepairers and Shipbuilders Ltd. has been awarded a contract to lengthen a cable laying ship for Nexans AS of Norway, a subsidiary of the French cable company Nexans Group.
2010-01-14
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The use of electronic power distribution systems allows for a wider range of topologies for an aircraft power system than is easily possible by the use of traditional circuit breakers.
2010-01-14
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The winners of recently awarded federal grants totaling $187 million to improve vehicle efficiency will help create more than 500 engineering, research, and management jobs.
2010-01-14
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Denso designs a battery-monitoring unit for lithium-ion batteries.
2010-01-14
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Harbin Electric Inc.’s linear motor (LM) propulsion system, powering China’s first domestically developed and manufactured LM-driving metro train, was successfully tested and validated at Changchun Railway Vehicles Co.
2010-01-14
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The U.S. Department of Energy recently awarded $187 million for nine projects aimed at improving vehicle efficiency. Most of the grant money, $115 million, is targeted at advances that will increase the fuel efficiency of Class 8 long-haul freight trucks 50% by 2015. Among the technologies to be investigated are engine combustion, engine waste heat recovery, powertrain hybridization, idle reduction, and aerodynamics.
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