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2009-12-17
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Oshkosh Corp. has received an additional $175 million order from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command (TACOM LCMC) to deliver 400 MRAP All Terrain Vehicles (M-ATVs).
2009-12-17
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The U.S.-China electric vehicles initiative announced while President Obama was in China in November caught some in the American vehicle industry by surprise. But hopes are high, particularly among smaller, entrepreneurial U.S. EV manufacturers.
2009-12-17
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A new, greener alternative to engage airbag passive safety restraint systems in passenger vehicles was introduced at the recent Frankfurt Motor Show by ARC Automotive Inc. The patented EcoSafe Inflator technology employs a saltwater brine solution mixed with heated gas.
2009-12-17
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New Director of Design Donato Coco will focus on Lotus' future product plans as well as the company's contract design work.
2009-12-17
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The cast-iron overhead valve 1.6-L Ford Kent engine that has been the foundation of Formula Ford racing in the U.S. for more than 40 years has long since gone out of production, leaving racers with few replacement parts. The Honda Fit subcompact car employs a similarly tiny engine, a single-overhead cam 1.5-L engine that engineers at Honda Performance Development thought could be a good candidate to replace the hoary Kent motor.
2009-12-16
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You know the price of a component, but do you know its cost? A new company provides costing details for clean-sheet designs and competitor teardowns.
2009-12-16
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Bosch Rexroth developed a compact electrohydraulic unit for tractors, involving Trelleborg Sealing Solutions from product concept, to meet its stringent sealing requirements.
2009-12-16
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A technical center for testing and evaluating electric-drive systems, batteries, and infrastructure options has functioned for more than 20 years as a partner to industry, government, and research organizations.
2009-12-16
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It takes planning to get ready for plug-in electric vehicles, which is why a California utility company is seeking specific information from its customers.
2009-12-16
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A global testing and certification firm is adding equipment for battery testing at two of its Michigan facilities.
2009-12-16
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Caterpillar Inc. has opened a new multifunctional R&D center in Wuxi, Jiangsu province, that will focus on engine and component product and process development, validation, localization, and technological training.
2009-12-16
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Voith Turbo has developed a torsional vibration damper for tractors of the light compact class, and John Deere has placed an order for tens of thousands of these Hydrodamp HTSD 300 LS dampers. The damper is installed between the engine and gearbox; it isolates vibrations from the driveline and provides hydraulic damping that reduces overloads.
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.
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