Criteria

Text:
Content:
Display:

Results

Viewing 7621 to 7650 of 10106
2009-08-14
Article
NHTSA has an Oct. 1, 2009, deadline to publish a new Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) on ejection mitigation, but none had been proposed as of mid-August.
2009-08-14
Article
Eaton Corp.’s truck and electrical businesses will support a $45.4 million grant by the U.S. Department of Energy under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to produce plug-in hybrid-electric power systems for 378 commercial vehicles.
2009-08-14
Article
The U.K. Ministry of Defense (MOD) has purchased $185 million worth of Honeywell 55-L-714A engines and spares to retrofit its fleet of Chinook helicopters. According to Honeywell, the Chinooks with the upgraded 55-L-714A engines will have 17% more power, increased maintenance intervals, and reduced fuel consumption by 5%.
2009-08-14
Article
The U.S. Air Force has approved usage of Savi Technology’s radio frequency identification (RFID) asset tracking and security devices aboard all sizes and classifications of fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft—government, commercial, passenger, or cargo—that transport supplies for the U.S.
2009-08-14
Article
Kaman Aerospace Corp. has received a contract from the U.S. Marine Corps on behalf of Team K-MAX to demonstrate the ability of the unmanned K-MAX helicopter to deliver cargo to troops in extreme environments and at high altitudes.
2009-08-14
Article
Goodrich Corp. and Xi’an Aircraft International Corp. (XAIC) signed agreements to form two joint venture companies to support landing gear and engine nacelle components manufacturing focused on the Chinese aerospace market.
2009-08-14
Article
The Boeing Co. and Schiebel Industries AG of Austria have signed a teaming agreement to pursue marketing and support opportunities for Schiebel's S-100 Camcopter. The S-100 is a compact UAV that provides a platform for a wide variety of payloads, including a stabilized video system for surveillance and reconnaissance.
2009-08-14
Article
We Were The Ramchargers: Inside Drag Racing’s Legendary Team chronicles how a group of fresh-out-of-college engineers revolutionized drag racing with an engineering edge unseen before in the sport.
2009-08-14
Article
Seal Beach, CA-based Diversified Technical Systems Inc. (DTS) has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research Phase I grant by the U.S. Air Force Research Lab at Wright Patterson Air Force Base to analyze current test data that characterizes air combat maneuvers (ACMs) and ejection events and to build a helmet-mounted prototype device to perform real-time sensor data analysis.
2009-08-14
Article
Offering drivers high performance and security, Yokohama Tire’s ADVAN Sport ZPS (Zero Pressure System) run-flat tire can be driven up to 50 mi (80 km) at 50 mph (80 km/h) after the loss of air.
2009-08-14
Article
Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products' 24.5-in LvL ONE wheel offers a combination of strength and light weight.
2009-08-14
Article
Employing an analysis method called competitive banding, companies are able to directly tie individual component features to pricing and sourcing information across entire product categories to determine the drivers of competitiveness across all of their products.
2009-08-13
Article
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has granted electric-vehicle maker Think Technology AS a two-year exemption to certain requirements of the advanced airbag rule in Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 208.
2009-08-13
Article
Northrop Grumman Corp. is one of five companies selected by the U.S. Army to provide automatic identification technology (AIT) hardware, software, and engineering services for increased functionality, visibility, and control across the U.S.
2009-08-13
Article
GE Aviation entered into a cooperative research and development agreement with the FAA to provide a variety of operational and technical assessments to support integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the National Airspace Systems including the assessment of Next Generation (NextGen) Trajectory-Based Operations.
2009-08-13
Article
One category of coatings is based on electroless nickel (EN) plating. EN is a chemical process with many inherent features well suited to automotive applications, including hardness, corrosion resistance, and conformity to complex geometries. It is possible to add super-fine particles into the EN to form composite EN coatings. These particles can provide hardness, wear-resistance, low-friction, heat-transfer, and even phosphorescent properties.
2009-08-12
Article
In the grand scheme of things, 2020 isn’t that far away. I see three megatrends influencing the use of composites in off-highway mobility.
2009-08-12
Article
BMW's new flagship sedan meets EU5 and ULEV II standards with even more power.
2009-08-12
Article
Polymer composites made with fibers covered in "forests" of carbon nanotubes are tougher than traditional unmodified fiber-reinforced polymer composites.
2009-08-12
Article
The namesake company behind McLaren Canadian-American (Can-Am) Challenge Cup racing shifts into overdrive with an $8.5 million investment to support high-volume production applications.
2009-08-12
Article
With the TWIN spindle centers, it is possible to machine two identical workpieces at the same time.
2009-08-11
Article
Nissan has used Japanese university research on cerebral blood flow to design Forest A/C, a climate control system that produces breeze-like airflow with rainforest wood and plant life aromas. New sensors detect interior and exterior odors, and a high-performance filter and ionizer contribute to air purification.
2009-08-10
Article
Toyota Prius fuel economy has always been about more than its gasoline-electric hybrid system. Low coefficient of drag, high-efficiency charging system, low-rolling-resistance tires, and zero-drag brakes also make measurable contributions. The 2010 model adds ejector-cycle air conditioning to the list.
2009-08-07
Article
Allison Transmission Inc. was awarded a $62.8 million U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Grant to continue its efforts to design, develop, and manufacture a cost-competitive commercial hybrid truck drive system.
2009-08-07
Article
Combine Mercedes-Benz experience with fuel-cell buses to date with the hybrid drive elements of the diesel-electric Citaro G BlueTec serial hybrid bus and what is the result? The prototype Citaro fuel-cell hybrid bus, shown at the recent UITP Congress (the World Congress of the International Association of Public Transport) in Vienna.
2009-08-07
Article
Forty-eight projects will receive $2.4 billion in U.S. federal grant monies after being green-lighted by the U.S. Department of Energy as a way to fast-track next-generation automotive technology.
2009-08-07
Article
Heavy trucks that weigh less but still carry the same payload—that’s the future according to Volvo Group engineers. Though lightweight technology has mainly been the domain of Volvo Aero for its aircraft engine components, engineers at AB Volvo’s research company, Volvo Technology, believe using similar technology can reduce the weight of the cab and chassis in heavy trucks by at least 20% within 10 years.
2009-08-07
Article
Ansys Inc. announced that one of its customers, Maxwell Technologies Inc., has made its ultracapacitor components library available for use with Simplorer software. As a result, automotive, aerospace, and industrial-power engineers developing hybrid vehicles and other electric-powered products and systems now can use the energy-storage device models in their simulations.
2009-08-07
Article
The European Union Project, Highly Automated Vehicles for Intelligent Transport (HAVEIt), is developing technologies to help produce a new generation of “intelligent vehicles,” equipped with advanced driver-assistance systems.
2009-08-07
Article
Wabco has introduced two technological enhancements for its electronic braking systems (EBS) for truck and trailer combinations. The two developments are designed to improve the performance of braking systems fitted to extra long trailers and also truck and trailer combinations where two or more trailers are used.
Viewing 7621 to 7650 of 10106