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2009-12-16
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The 650L from Case Construction Equipment retains many of the same features as the rest of the Case crawler dozer line, such as hydrostatic drive, two undercarriage options, and enhanced maintainability.
2009-12-16
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BAE Systems, through its U.S. Combat Systems business line, and Navistar Defense, LLC have successfully completed the critical design review (CDR) for the U.S. multiservice Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program.
2009-12-15
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The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) held recently in Copenhagen was about more than world leaders promoting political agendas; it was also about companies promoting product lines. Deadlines prevent AIE from reporting on conference conclusions, but we can report that Danish company Inbicon was to provide straw-derived ethanol at 85% concentration for limousines chauffeuring delegates.
2009-12-15
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The U.S. EPA will decide by mid-2010 whether to allow an ethanol concentration of up to 15% in gasoline. It was supposed to have made a decision by Dec. 1, but the agency is still conducting tests to determine whether a 15% blend (the current limit is 10%) would cause problems for cars.
2009-12-15
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Autoliv has been selected as a partner to participate in the recently announced alcohol-sensing feasibility project cosponsored by the Automotive Coalition for Traffic Safety (ACTS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
2009-12-15
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Robert Bosch GmbH, Deutz AG, and Eberspaecher GmbH & Co. KG have signed an agreement to set up a joint venture—to be known as Bosch Emission Systems GmbH & Co. KG and headquartered in Stuttgart—in the area of diesel exhaust aftertreatment.
2009-12-14
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The new compact, lightweight A6MF2 features 300 patentable items. It will be used in various front-drive midsize vehicles.
2009-12-14
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Composite materials are working their way onto the engine as evidenced by the GEnx's composite case. France's Snecma is also making strides in finding new applications for composites on the engine—specifically for fan blades.
2009-12-14
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There are limits to testing batteries with conventional systems, but a new e-storage tester is designed to address various vehicle electrification complexities in simultaneous fashion.
2009-12-14
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HyBoost is a two-year research project to develop a gasoline engine that returns up to 40% CO2 emissions reduction without compromising performance and using near-term technologies. The KinerStor project aims to demonstrate the viability of a low-cost flywheel-type hybrid system.
2009-12-14
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Ford’s 2011 Explorer will debut next year with the industry’s first production inflatable seatbelts. The belt technology, co-developed with supplier Key Safety Systems, is designed to provide additional protection for rear-seat occupants. Ford plans to eventually apply the new safety-belt technology across its global product portfolio.
2009-12-14
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Greenkote is a thermal diffusion coatings process that modifies and improves the basic surface characteristics of metals and is thus applicable to metal finished parts.
2009-12-14
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The industry's product plans are brimming with 1.4-L engines as a solution for meeting the new U.S. 35.5-mpg fuel efficiency standards.
2009-12-11
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Smalley Steel Ring’s Hoopster retaining rings feature a low profile, precision circularity, and a small radial size that allow it to be an unobtrusive component in an assembly.
2009-12-11
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IOtech’s three new data-acquisition (DAQ) modules in its 6000 series of advanced measurement products combine high-performance, Ethernet-based DAQ modules with powerful, easy-to-use software.
2009-12-11
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Yasda Precision America’s YMC430 micro center improves on the YMC325 in terms of accuracy with newly developed linear ball guide ways.
2009-12-11
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An expanded polypropylene (EPP), BASF’s foam Neopolen P features improved insulating performance for heating technology.
2009-12-11
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Lockheed Martin and Microsoft Corp. signed an intellectual property licensing agreement that allows Lockheed Martin to further develop Microsoft’s ESP PC-based visual simulation software platform to better train warfighters for battle.
2009-12-11
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The U.K.'s National Air Traffic Services awarded Raytheon Co. a contract to conduct software modeling and field trials of technology that minimizes the effects of wind turbines on radar signals. Wind farm turbines create a Doppler effect as they rotate, creating a potential radar blackout zone.
2009-12-10
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Companies long associated with the automotive industry have a vital role in capturing the sun's reflective energy and converting the heat into renewable power.
2009-12-10
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Porsche claims a “world first” for production cars with its optional fitment of a lithium-ion starter battery.
2009-12-10
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The Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, MD, awarded Vision Systems International LLC (VSI) a $6.7 million contract for Night Vision Cueing and Display (NVCD) units, including hardware and associated support equipment.
2009-12-10
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Honeywell is building a technology center in Gurgaon, India, to expand its global research capabilities in refining, petrochemical, and other technologies to better serve customers in the region. The company will invest $34 million to establish the 400,000-ft² center at an existing Honeywell-owned property.
2009-12-10
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GE Aviation has acquired Naverus Inc., a Kent, WA-based supplier of advanced performance-based navigation (PBN) services, including required navigation performance (RNP) procedure development, PBN procedure maintenance, operations support, and consulting for airlines, air navigation service providers, and airports.
2009-12-10
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Boeing received a $23 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for Phase 2 of the B-1 Laptop Controlled Targeting Pod software upgrade. The upgrade will enable the B-1 bomber aircraft's targeting pod to find stationary targets and automatically send the target GPS coordinates via the B-1's avionics system to the weapons.
2009-12-10
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Rockwell Collins Inc. announced plans to acquire AR Group Inc., and its affiliated companies including Air Routing International, a provider of trip support services for business aircraft flight operations.
2009-12-10
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Northrop Grumman Corp. will help the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) design a spacecraft "bus" with plug-and-play capability to reduce cost and schedule in developing future space systems. The spacecraft bus is the infrastructure that serves as the platform for carrying the payload and other mission-oriented equipment.
2009-12-10
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The FAA is soliciting bids from companies interested in competing for NextGen (Next Generation Air Transportation System) support contracts with an approximate combined value of $7 billion, the largest award in the agency’s history.
2009-12-09
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The proposed National Program for reducing the CO2 emissions and increasing the fuel efficiency of cars and trucks hinged on the U.S. EPA officially determining that greenhouse gases (GHG) pose a threat to public health and welfare. On Dec. 7, the agency announced just such an official determination.
2009-12-09
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Including the $336 million investment it announced on Dec. 7 for production of the Chevrolet Volt at the Detroit-Hamtramck plant, General Motors Co. will spend more than $700 million in several Michigan factories to bring the plug-in hybrid (GM prefers to call it an electric car with extended-range capabilities) to market in late 2010.
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