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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.
2009-12-09
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Though corporate executives have talked about eliminating the “throw it over the wall” mentality for decades, it’s still common in many companies.
2009-12-09
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Allison Transmission Inc. has entered into a long-term business agreement with Delphi Automotive Systems, LLC, with Delphi supplying to Allison hybrid-drive system components and energy storage systems.
2009-12-08
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GKN Aerospace has purchased its first industrial standard microwave oven, becoming one of only a few industrial organizations worldwide to own a machine for its own research use.
2009-12-08
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Paragon D&E has installed what it claims is the largest double-gantry five-axis Fidia milling machine on the continent.
2009-12-08
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Thomas' 1210 series diaphragm liquid dc pump features a REFLEX valve design that provides a bubble-free liquid flow.
2009-12-04
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Fluorotech’s Teflon and stainless steel composite diaphragm material provides the proven chemical resistance properties of Teflon with an ultrafine stainless steel cloth substrate.
2009-12-04
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Equipois’ ZeroG, which allows tools, parts, and materials to be maneuvered as if weightless with extensive freedom of motion, includes a product line for payloads under 10 lb.
2009-12-04
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Spectro’s FluidScan handheld lubricant condition monitor can be used to analyze hydraulic fluids, engine oils, turbine oils, and gear oils for degradation and the presence of contaminants.
2009-12-04
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At the core of FiberVision’s Nanosmart-PoE (Power over Ethernet) is the single-board camera VCSBC4012 nano by Vision Components.
2009-12-04
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Designed for automotive ride and handling test applications, PCB Automotive Sensors’ instrumented steering wheel system enables true-to-life data measurements.
2009-12-04
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The modular digital subsystem from ARC Technology provides real-time stimulus and response testing, enabling examination of devices heading into production.
2009-12-04
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Mag says it followed the voice of the customer for input into the design of its modular HMC 1250 Series with a new 180,000-position A-axis tilt spindle for five-axis horizontal machining on large parts.
2009-12-04
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HXF multiflute end mills from Helical enable higher feed rates for finishing difficult materials.
2009-12-04
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Sagem, part of the Safran Group, will be supplying its Sigma 40XP inertial navigation system to the French navy as part of an effort to modernize France’s SNA-class nuclear attack submarines. The Saphir was already fitted with one of the systems and its effectiveness was demonstrated during operational trials at sea.
2009-12-04
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Automakers would need to enhance existing side airbags and/or employ advanced laminated glazing to meet the requirements of a new, proposed Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard to prevent ejection of vehicle occupants through side windows in rollover and other types of crashes.
2009-12-03
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Ricardo and IAI team on a solution that addresses wasted fuel and both noise and air pollution.
2009-12-03
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The auto industry’s weight-saving campaign is set to move into a new phase at Bayer MaterialScience. Already one of the world’s leading producers of carbon nanotubes, Bayer is confident that it is ideally positioned to help the auto industry meet ever more stringent environmental and energy legislation.
2009-12-03
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Performance parts long have been available for heavy-duty diesel trucks, and a leading aftermarket supplier believes there could be a market for them in the European cars being sold in the U.S. A Jetta TDI diesel car is outfitted as a showcase for the technology.
2009-12-03
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One of Navistar International Corp.’s wholly owned affiliates has signed a joint venture agreement with U.K.-based Modec Ltd. to create the Navistar-Modec EV Alliance, LLC. The JV will produce and market Class 2c-3 all-electric commercial trucks for sale in North, Central, and South America.
2009-12-03
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BERU supplies sensor solutions for powertrains and exhaust systems, including temperature, motion, and smart sensors with intelligent electronics.
2009-12-03
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Daimler Trucks is the largest truck manufacturer in the world, having sold some 329,800 vehicles in 2008 and claiming a 15.2% slice of the global truck market. So when the company launches a new range of engines, it’s big news in every sense.
2009-12-03
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Carraro DriveTech displayed a concept transaxle designed for agricultural and other off-highway applications at the recent Agritechnica. The transaxle, named VaryT, introduces a Torotrak toroidal transmission in place of a hydrostatic/shunted hydrostatic drive in a transaxle casing.
2009-12-03
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According to InterRegs, an online resource for global vehicle safety and emissions regulations, the European Parliament on Nov. 25 approved a draft regulation on the labeling of tires with respect to fuel efficiency and other essential parameters.
2009-12-03
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Cummins’ new ISX11.9 11.9-L engine would be a comfortable fit for European automotive use. Truck engine capacity in Europe averages around 12 to 13 L for long-haul use, around 2 to 3 L less than the average in North America. For North America, Cummins is targeting dump trucks, mixers, fire trucks, and refuse vehicles for the engine.
2009-12-02
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When parts fail, it can affect the delivery of goods and the safety of the general public as well as result in costly repairs and downtime. Understanding why a part failed is critical to preventing future failures. The most common type of failure that is studied is fracture; other types may be related to distortion, wear, or corrosion. A well-equipped lab, such as Stork Technimet, will have most of the tools to analyze these types of failures.
2009-12-02
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Using open standards developed by an industry association and SAE, "Shop of Tomorrow" offers independent garages the ability to upgrade to electronic systems that minimize data entry, assist diagnosis, order parts, and even print the customer bill. The garage gets a choice of service and hardware providers at each step, with the standards designed to ensure compatibility.
2009-11-30
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Delphi has entered the European digital tachograph market with the EFAS 3 device, produced in partnership with EFKON of Germany, a company better known for telecommunication and electronic vehicle tolling systems. Delphi has also launched a European diagnostic tool for trucks and buses, including braked trailers, designed for independent service providers.
2009-11-30
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Scania has developed a new coach for the European market in partnership with Chinese coach body builder Higer. The cooperation will produce further models in the future. The body was designed by Scania’s design department and then developed jointly with Higer.
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