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2009-07-20
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The innovative light-duty diesel was a victim of the progress being made in advanced gasoline engines and hybridization, as well as increasingly stringent emissions regulations. But its design influence will live on at GM.
2009-07-20
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Iveco has revised the Daily range of light trucks to ensure compliance with the Euro V emissions limits due to be enforced from October 2009. The range has been rebranded EcoDaily to include versions powered by natural gas and electricity.
2009-07-20
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Hybridization may prove to be the most significant way forward for diesel engine technology, producing very impressive fuel and emissions savings. But BMW's fundamental diesel-engine efficiencies continue to improve with common rail injection pressures now reaching around 2400 bar.
2009-07-20
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Hybridization may prove to be the most significant way forward for diesel-engine technology, producing very impressive fuel and emissions savings. Competing with gasoline technology improvements and reducing costs will also be a spur to diesel development.
2009-07-20
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Milliken Chemical’s Hyperform HPR-803 high-performance reinforcing agent for polyolefins was developed to meet the needs of the automotive industry.
2009-07-20
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Rockwell Automation offers free downloadable application development software to allow users to create, modify, and monitor application programs for Allen-Bradley MicroLogix controllers.
2009-07-20
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Clean plug-in diesel hybrid should cover extra purchase costs by qualifying for European environmental subsidies.
2009-07-20
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Downsizing by up to 50% offers the biggest single potential for improving the efficiency of the gasoline combustion engine, say top engineers at Mahle. To prove this, the company has shown a three-cylinder 1.2 L demonstrator that produces 144 kW.
2009-07-20
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Airbus signed an agreement with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency for cooperative research activities in the field of composite materials. This agreement marks the first research cooperation between Airbus and a Japanese aerospace agency.
2009-07-20
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Goodrich Corp. has opened a new 50,000-ft² facility in China’s Tianjin Airport Industrial Park to support nacelle and thrust reverser original equipment as well as maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) activities.
2009-07-17
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365 horsepower and 25 mpg make a strong case for downsized turbocharged DI gasoline engines.
2009-07-17
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HCCI operating range is broadened as GM considers ethanol, boosting, hybridization as HCCI enablers.
2009-07-17
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The AVL pure range extender is an autonomous auxiliary power unit added to pure electric-drive vehicles to extend the operational range beyond that obtainable in the pure electric mode.
2009-07-17
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The Ashcroft Type 5503 differential pressure gauge provides reliable low differential pressure measurement in high-static, wet-wet pressure applications.
2009-07-17
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PCB Piezotronics’ PCB Series 3991/3501 microelectromechanical systems shock accelerometers are miniature, high-amplitude dc response acceleration sensors that can measure long-duration transient motion as well as respond to and survive extremely fast rise times typical of high-g shock events.
2009-07-17
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Boeing has agreed to acquire the business and operations conducted by Vought Aircraft Industries at its North Charleston, SC, facility, where Vought performs fabrication and assembly of structures and systems installation of 787 Dreamliner aft fuselage sections, which are made primarily of composite materials.
2009-07-17
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Eaton Corp. and Russian Helicopters, JSC, formed a business alliance for parts assembly in Russia. Eaton will assist Russian Helicopters in setting up a hose assembly facility at the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant in Moscow.
2009-07-17
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General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products and Elbit Systems of America LLC formed a new company, UAS Dynamics LLC, to provide unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to the U.S. Department of Defense and other potential U.S. government customers through programs such as the U.S.
2009-07-17
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The U.S. Air Force awarded Honeywell a contract with a potential value of up to $70 million for the development of new technologies for gas turbine engines. Funding will begin immediately and will be used to support technology development activity for the Versatile Affordable Advanced Turbine Engine (VAATE) program, a collaborative effort between the U.S.
2009-07-17
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NASA selected Orbital Sciences Corp. to design, manufacture, integrate, and test a new low-Earth orbit space science satellite that will study X-ray polarization in space. Under the $40 million contract, Orbital will provide the spacecraft bus and conduct mission operations for the Goddard Space Flight Center’s (GSFC) Gravity and Extreme Magnetism (GEMS) mission.
2009-07-17
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Pratt & Whitney has established a strategic partnership with Ohio State University focused on engineering research in the field of power transmission and gear technology for aviation engines. P&W will work with OSU on fundamental and applied research initiatives that support the design and development of more efficient and environmentally friendly gas turbine engines.
2009-07-17
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The Tata Group and Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. signed an agreement for Tata Advanced Systems Ltd. (TASL) to manufacture Sikorsky S-92 helicopter cabins in India. The first cabin is scheduled for delivery in late 2010 from a greenfield facility that TASL will construct at Hyderabad in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
2009-07-17
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The European Space Agency (ESA) signed a €20 million contract rider with the Joint Propulsion Team, composed of Avio SpA, Astrium GmbH, and Snecma, for the development of the future cryogenic-liquid engine demonstrator for the European Next Generation Launcher first stage, the High Thrust Engine Demonstrator.
2009-07-17
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BAE Systems has been awarded a $33.6 million low-rate initial production contract for the ALE-55, part of the U.S. Navy’s Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures (IDECM) system that provides fighter aircraft with electronic defense against radar-guided missiles.
2009-07-17
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Snecma and Volvo Aero agreed to a five-year partnership involving the series production of 37 nozzles and the same number of turbines, which will be manufactured by Volvo Aero in Trollhättan from the end of 2009 until mid-2014.
2009-07-16
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Bringing down a helicopter safely with little or no ground sight is a challenging scenario. ESG has developed the SeLa landing aid based on advanced radar sensors and low-light-level cameras. This system has a reach of up to 60 m and measures the altitude with a precision of 30 to 40 mm.
2009-07-16
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T435 dc-operated high-precision servo inclinometers from Sherborne Sensors are designed for down-hole logging applications or for use in areas where space is at a premium.
2009-07-16
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Cicoil’s Cat 5e cable features a flexible flat profile and an extruded silicone encapsulation, meeting or exceeding all electrical and signal requirements for the Cat 5e standard.
2009-07-16
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RT/duroid 5880LZ laminate materials from Rogers tout the lowest Dk for a copper-clad laminate available in the market, providing improved antenna efficiency.
2009-07-16
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On July 7, the Antares DLR-H2 motor glider took off for the first time from Hamburg Airport in Germany. The piloted aircraft is powered by a fuel cell that produces up to 25-kW electric power at a tank-to-propeller efficiency that can reach 44%.
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