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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.
2010-01-13
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David Richards runs two tech-intensive U.K. automotive firms and sees unique opportunities for both moving forward.
2010-01-12
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The new 70-net-hp (52-kW) 907H machine from Caterpillar has a variety of standard and optional features that Cat says enhance the 907H's performance and versatility in a diversity of landscaping, industrial, and general-construction applications.
2010-01-12
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Case IH says it chose Scout for the name of its new utility vehicles "because that’s what they help you do: scout your crops, scout your livestock, scout your hunting land. You can even equip a Scout with a Case IH AFS receiver to mark your scouting notes on georeferenced field maps.”
2010-01-12
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With the new Hybrid PC200LC-8, Komatsu America Corp. says it "has raised the industry bar for hybrid technology and fuel savings" by delivering an excavator with power and efficiency, while reducing environmental impact as compared to its standard model.
2010-01-12
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Polaris' new EV LSV features a 500-lb (227-kg) cargo box capacity and a 1000-lb (454-kg) payload capacity.
2010-01-12
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The Corcom DB series family of power inlet filters has been designed by Tyco Electronics for high-current dc applications, power distribution channels, and industrial equipment.
2010-01-12
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A line of filled polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) stock shapes for machining self-lubricated bearings in off-road, construction equipment, material handling, industrial, and marine applications is offered by Jade Engineered Plastics.
2010-01-12
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Elma Electronics offers the ComEth 4340a 6U VPX 28-port ethernet switch that provides full-wire speed switching of up to 125 Mpps.
2010-01-12
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RCI Technologies offers a redesigned emergency fuel transfer and filtration unit that can be used to clean stored diesel fuel and transfer fuel between tanks.
2010-01-12
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The latest-generation Actio Regulator includes a redesigned user interface, substance volume tracking, calculation and analysis of ingredient tonnage, and substance-level screening against environmental compliance regulation lists.
2010-01-12
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Capacitec’s high-temperature noncontact displacement sensors are used in applications such as aircraft engine testing to measure displacement of up to 0.4 in.
2010-01-11
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A-Series miniature stainless-steel pressure switches from Ashcroft are designed for tough OEM and industrial applications requiring a durable miniature switch.
2010-01-11
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Engineers developing the Chevrolet Volt are interfacing remotely with the extended-range electric vehicle.
2010-01-11
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Focusing mainly on F1, every year Shell Lubricants supplies Ferrari with 250,000 L (66,000 gal) of fuel and 40 t (44 ton) of lubricants, plus bespoke hydraulic fluid and greases for racing, testing, practice sessions, and factory use.
2010-01-11
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Tek-Spheres from Teknor Apex provide manufacturers of automotive instrument panels, airbag covers, and interior trim with bright molded-in color and appealing tactile properties.
2010-01-11
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M7 Aerospace is using Z Corp.’s ZScanner 700 PX portable laser scanner to scan aircraft to obtain precision engineering data for repair, modification, and reverse engineering.
2010-01-11
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Omega’s Universal Circular Chart Superecorder is a portable device that comes in four models: temperature and relative humidity, dual thermocouple, dual process, and pH and RTD temperature.
2010-01-11
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Simufact Engineering GmbH’s version 9.0 of Simufact.forming includes more than 100 new features and improvements to assist users in creating robust and reliable simulation models.
2010-01-11
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Mahindra Yueda (Yancheng) Tractor Co. (MYYTCL), a joint venture of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and Yueda Group, will establish an R&D center and manufacturing plant for engines, and it will make investments to modernize production facilities for tractors at the new MYYTCL plant site at Yancheng, China.
2010-01-11
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Ottawa, Ontario-based DEW Engineering and Development ULC has been awarded a CDN$29.4 million, four-year contract—with two one-year option periods—by Canada’s Department of National Defence for the long-term engineering and support services to the M113 fleet.
2010-01-11
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Engine Pro’s Nitro Black series of high-performance nitrided engine valves is suitable for two-valve U.S. domestic racing engines.
2010-01-11
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Norway-based Think announced Jan. 5 that it will build a plant in Indiana for its electric vehicle, called the City, and import it beginning later this year prior to completion of the plant. Production in Elkhart County, IN, could begin by early 2011, according to the company.
2010-01-11
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A start-up company’s innovative engine technology burns fuel under novel physical conditions to raise fuel efficiency while reducing emissions.
2010-01-11
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BMW’s pursuit of pure-electric vehicles has moved ahead with the announcement of the 1 Series Coupe-based ActiveE for field tests as part of its project i. It follows the Mini E and is being shown at the 2010 North American International Auto Show.
2010-01-11
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A modern day take on the Mini Moke of the 1960s—of which more than 14,000 were manufactured—will be unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show this week.
2010-01-08
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DARPA has awarded Orbital Sciences Corp. a Phase 2 contract to develop the final design for System F6 (Future Fast, Flexible, Fractionated, Free-Flying Spacecraft). The objective of the System F6 program is to develop and demonstrate the basic building blocks of a radically new space architecture in which traditional large, multifunctional spacecraft are replaced by clusters of wirelessly interconnected spacecraft modules.
2010-01-08
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Northrop Grumman Corp. announced plans to move its corporate office from Los Angeles, CA, to the Washington, D.C., region by 2011. The company is looking to identify a specific site location and is assessing options in the District, Maryland, and Virginia.
2010-01-08
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Palo Alto, CA-based Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) has been selected to provide a propulsion system to NASA Ames Research Center for the Lunar Atmosphere Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft. NASA's LADEE spacecraft is a small observatory that will study the moon's thin atmosphere and dust above the lunar surface.
2010-01-08
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Lockheed Martin signed a contract to deliver Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATPs) and LANTIRN Enhanced Resolution (ER) navigation pods to equip Turkish Air Force F-16 Block 40 and Block 50 Peace Onyx aircraft.
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