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2016-04-12
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Nautilus Engineering: novel new engine design solves longstanding HCCI engine-development hurdles.
2016-04-12
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A concept vehicle engineered by Clemson University graduate students features a curved glass roof with a multi-material support structure produced by a novel manufacturing technique.
2016-04-11
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Automakers are increasingly employing digital crash test dummies made of zeroes and ones to take the big hits in virtual vehicles.
2016-04-11
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Powertrain experts detailed the technologies they see as most promising to enable light-vehicle engines to meet global CO2 regulations through 2025, at the 2016 SAE High-Efficiency IC Engines Symposiumt. The list includes growing use of the Miller and Atkinson thermodynamic cycles, cooled EGR, and water injection, as well as variable compression ratio systems, dedicated EGR, and divided exhaust boosting.
2016-04-11
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This week over 10 thousand automotive engineers and scientists from around the world descend upon Detroit's Cobo Center for the annual SAE World Congress.
2016-04-10
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The two European companies are collaborating in a study to achieve solutions that could herald a much wider role for plastic composites across transmission applications, including housings and gear teeth.
2016-04-07
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Annual New York Auto Show Traffic Safety Symposium points to high fatality and injury rate among teens, while University of Bridgeport design school students propose technology solutions and Ford discusses impaired driving simulator "suits.
2016-04-05
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It seems that everybody's getting into the electric car game. Recently, Tesla unveiled its much-awaited Model 3, priced the same as the new Chevy Bolt that will beat Tesla to market.
2016-04-04
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Tesla engineers have previously talked about a potential mixed-materials strategy as they move down the retail-price ladder. The prospect of an aluminum-intensive Model 3 raises the question of how profitable a $35,000 EV will be when it carries 60-80% of the battery capacity of the basic $71,200 Model S 70.
2016-04-04
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This past November Caterpillar opened its new Additive Manufacturing (AM) Factory at its Tech Center in Mossville, IL, to consolidate and expand its 3D printing activities. AM engineer Brittany Hancock recently gave Off-Highway Engineering a tour of the new facility and discussed the company’s current and future plans regarding the use of 3D printing technology.
2016-03-31
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Ford's 6.7-L diesel V8 has yet to obtain certified power ratings, but it's expected to exceed 900 lbft of torque, necessitating an upgrade of the company's dyno sleds to enable SAE J2807 vehicle tow testing.
2016-03-30
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Smart phones are becoming an integral part of vehicle infotainment options, but this integration is putting a strain on the phone’s battery. Wireless charging is on the way, backed by new standards and charging technologies.
2016-03-30
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Mitsubishi brings its best-selling Outlander PHEV to North America with AWD, as Toyota launches its new plug-in Prius.
2016-03-30
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The 0.24-Cd body was designed for electrified propulsion only, and the propulsion system eliminates the 12-V lead acid battery in favor of a "tap" on the Li-ion battery for hotel loads and accessory power.
2016-03-29
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All the talk about self-driving cars, car sharing, and a new generation of consumers who really don't care much about cars is having a major impact at BMW.
2016-03-27
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Self-driving car project CEO John Krafcik discussed Google's work underway toward fully autonomous vehicles, at a recent NY forum. First likely market: the elderly and impaired.
2016-03-25
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Major powertrain enhancements by Volvo Trucks for its 2017 lineup include turbo compounding for the North American Volvo D13 engine; the introduction of Volvo I-Shift with Crawler Gears automated manual transmission; Volvo I-See predictive cruise control; and a one-box exhaust aftertreatment system.
2016-03-24
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In this Q&A, Toyota Technical Center President Seiya Nakao discusses future mobility development, technical innovation, Toyota's recent reorganization, and the ever-changing automotive engineering profession.
2016-03-24
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In a slight reboot of its hybrid marketing approach, Toyota used the 2016 New York auto show unveil the 2017 Prius Prime, the plug-in hybrid version of the new-generation 2016 Prius launched last year.
2016-03-23
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Intent on staying on its message of reinvigorating its brand under the banner of “quiet luxury,” Ford’s premium-vehicle unit, Lincoln, used the 2016 New York auto show to reveal what almost certainly will remembered as one of the most audacious concept cars ever, the Lincoln Navigator Concept.
2016-03-23
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Cummins, MTU, and Deutz, among others, offer a preview of the technology they're developing to meet the European Union’s Stage V emissions regulations for off-highway equipment that could commence in 2019.
2016-03-22
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Moving quickly to expand the appeal of the all-new, fourth-generation MX-5 Miata roadster introduced last year, Mazda revealed prior to the 2016 New York auto show a folding hardtop version of the car called MX-5 RF, for “retractable fastback.”
2016-03-22
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Before self-driving cars without steering and gas pedals can be sold in the U.S., automakers and states will have to clear some major regulatory hurdles.
2016-03-21
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The time is deliciously ripe for a Jeep pickup truck and the recent Comanche concept is an almost painfully perfect answer. So why could Jeep be waffling?
2016-03-19
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An "electronic assistant" with the capability to determine if the driver is capable of receiving information under safety critical conditions.
2016-03-19
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Vehicle OEMs have pledged to make automatic emergency braking standard by 2022, a move that is likely to alter electronic architectures and increase collaboration between module suppliers.
2016-03-19
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There are no exceptions or limitations to where innovations in advanced sensors and other technologies can be introduced in modern aircraft.
2016-03-18
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Lighter than traditional metallic wiring, with much higher bandwidths, fiber optic cables are integrated throughout an aircraft in systems that include taxi aid cameras, head-up displays, in-flight entertainment, cockpit systems, and other key components.
2016-03-18
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U.S. market sales for diesel-engine vehicles increased 4.2% in 2015, despite a drop in diesel car models available for sale as a result of VW's emissions scandal.
2016-03-18
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Making the transition to series production of self-driving vehicles is no easy feat, and current product development practices must change to meet the challenges.
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