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2009-01-29
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One year after AEI reported on the Lincoln MKT concept’s debut at the 2008 NAIAS, Ford unveiled the production version. The 2010 MKT is due to enter production at Ford’s Oakville, Ontario, assembly complex this summer.
2009-01-28
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The new D-segment luxury sedan was co-developed by GM design/engineering groups in three global regions. It's the first Buick available with all-wheel drive.
2009-01-28
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Prize money failed to lure more than one high-volume automaker to a multimillion dollar competition for super fuel-efficient vehicles, but a newly created category might just be the right bait.
2009-01-28
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GM's new premium CUV rides on a combination of Theta and Global Epsilon structural geometries, and it features Cadillac's first production turbocharged engine.
2009-01-28
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General Motors’ completely redesigned Chevrolet Equinox made its world debut at the 2009 NAIAS in Detroit, boasting major improvements in fuel efficiency and NVH reduction compared with its predecessor.
2009-01-28
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This spring, the company begins production in Japan of a new radiator tank made from an organic compound derived from castor oil.
2009-01-28
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Twenty years ago Lexus debuted its first cars, the LS 400 and ES 250, at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. At this year's NAIAS, the company celebrated its two-decade anniversary by announcing the launch of its first dedicated luxury hybrid, the HS 250h.
2009-01-27
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Fisker took another step closer to meeting its fourth-quarter ’09 delivery target by displaying the production Karma plug-in hybrid premium sports sedan at the Detroit Auto Show and gave a glimpse at what’s to come in the near future.
2009-01-27
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Horst Engineering and Manufacturing Co. of East Hartford, CT, will establish a new manufacturing facility in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico, according to the Offshore Group. (The Offshore Group provides comprehensive outsourced manufacturing support that allows manufacturers to operate their own plants in Mexico at reduced expense and risk.) 
2009-01-27
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DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) has awarded a prime contract to SAIC (Science Applications International Corp.) for development of biofuels. Under the contract ($25 million if all phases of development are completed), SAIC will lead a team of industrial and academic organizations in development of an integrated process for producing JP-8 from algae at a cost target of $3/gal.
2009-01-27
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Hitco Carbon Composites Inc. of Gardena, CA, a subsidiary of SGL Group, on Jan. 26 announced it had entered into a long-term strategic agreement with Denel Saab Aerostructures Ltd., a subsidiary of South African and Swedish aerospace manufacturers, to collaborate in composite components manufacturing for the Embraer C-390 military transport aircraft.
2009-01-27
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While this year's North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit fe­atured many notable concept and production vehicle world debuts, the 2010 Toyota Prius garnered a considerable amount of media attention. Touting an improved 50 ­mpg rating, up from the previous iteration's 46 mpg rating, Toyota continues to stake its reputation as an industry innovator on the economical gasoline-electric hybrid.
2009-01-26
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Right Hemisphere, producer of visual product communication and collaboration solutions, announced on Jan. 20 that the world’s largest supplier of commercial airplane assemblies and components, Spirit AeroSystems, has purchased its software.
2009-01-23
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Jaguar unveiled its all-new direct-injection 5.0-L V8 gasoline engine in supercharged and naturally aspirated forms at the 2009 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Designed in-house by Jaguar, the new AJ-V8 Gen III replaces the 4.2-L AJ-V8 to power the XF, XK, and next-generation XJ.
2009-01-23
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Delivery vehicles and shuttle buses will use hybrid-electric powertrains that rely on lithium-ion batteries assembled at a U.S. facility. Johnson Controls-Saft and Azure Dynamics recently signed a five-year agreement that has Johnson Controls-Saft providing an advanced 345-V battery system to Azure's North American commercial truck fleet.
2009-01-23
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TRW Automotive U.S., LLC, a subsidiary of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., has acquired Michelin North America Inc.'s stake in the EnTire Solutions, LLC, joint venture. TRW and Michelin established the JV in 2003 to develop and manufacture direct tire-pressure monitoring systems. 
2009-01-22
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Many vehicle manufacturers apply environmentally supportive systems in their factories as well as on their vehicles. The latest development comes from Ferrari with a photovoltaic system installed on the flat roof of its Engine Mechanical Machining facility.
2009-01-22
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China's Dongfeng Motor Corp. and Freescale Semiconductor of Texas are teaming up to develop silicon, software, and system-level solutions for the automaker's next generation of vehicles, the companies announced Jan. 21.
2009-01-21
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The Scuderi Group says it has received over $20 million in additional private funding for the continued development of its internal combustion engine, bringing the total amount of funds raised to date to over $35 million.
2009-01-20
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Mercury Computer Systems' Echotek Series high-performance Virtex-5-based digital receivers feature advanced A/D and D/A technology, enabling high-speed/high-resolution data conversion while preserving the quality of the original signal.
2009-01-20
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Aeroquip Sure-Mate quick disconnect couplings from Eaton allow for easy, reliable connection and disconnection of lube oil, coolant, and hydraulic lines for civil and military aircraft as well as ground vehicle applications.
2009-01-20
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Stellar Technology's Model PNC700 is a high-performance tension/compression load cell that combines high levels of accuracy (0.05% BFSL), off-axis performance, and fatigue life, as well as large industry-standard loading threads, with a competitive price.
2009-01-20
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Delphi Diesel’s Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, factory produces electronic fuel injectors for diesel trucks by customers including Volvo and John Deere.
2009-01-20
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The MR316 ZapFREE heavy-duty fiber-optic rotary encoder from Micronor is designed for harsh environments and hazardous locations.
2009-01-20
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Zeus PEEK drawn fiber is used to create a braided sleeve or over-braid that is both expandable and flexible.
2009-01-20
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PennEngineering of Danboro, PA, recently announced the acquisition of 3V Fasteners Co. Inc. of Corona, CA. PennEngineering is a global leader in fastening solutions for electronics and industrial applications. 3V specializes in precision aerospace fastener products. 
2009-01-20
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Mahindra & Mahindra and BAE Systems have agreed to set up a joint venture (JV) in India focused on land systems for the Indian market. Mahindra & Mahindra will own 74% of the JV, with BAE Systems owning the remaining 26%.
2009-01-20
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Bucyrus International Inc. has acquired OKD, Bastro a.s. (Bastro), an engineering services and manufacturing support company located in the Czech Republic. Bastro was acquired from OKD, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of New World Resources N.V., Central Europe’s leading hard coal producer.
2009-01-20
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DRS Technologies Inc. received a $531 million indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity contract ceiling extension to its current JV-5 production contract to provide JV-5 ultra-rugged vehicle computing and display systems for the U.S.
2009-01-20
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Eaton Corp. has sold its VORAD (Vehicle On-Board Radar) system to Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC, based in Elyria, OH. In connection with the transaction, Eaton’s Roadranger Marketing organization has entered into an agreement with Bendix to continue to market and support the VORAD system in the North American marketplace.