Criteria

Text:
Content:
Display:

Results

Viewing 8221 to 8250 of 10097
2009-03-17
Article
BAE Systems received a $45 million contract to provide 5685 Vehicle Emergency Escape (VEE) Window kits from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM). The kits enhance the safety and performance of the up-armored M1151 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV).
2009-03-17
Article
The “hot section” of jet engines—i.e., combustor and turbine areas—has long been the domain of materials such as superalloys, but GE Aviation is working hard at substituting these with durable, lightweight composite components.
2009-03-17
Article
With communication and information at our fingertips at all times, regardless of where we are, the question I have been pondering is how do we, as mobility engineering professionals, best use these technologies?
2009-03-17
Article
MCE-5 Development, based in France, displayed a Peugeot 407 in the Green Pavilion at the Geneva Show powered by an engine equipped with its variable-compression-ratio four-stroke engine technology, which the company calls VCRi (Variable Compression Ratio, intelligent).
2009-03-17
Article
Lotus unveiled its latest Omnivore prototype engine at Geneva, a turbocharged, variable-compression, wet-sump, two-stroke unit designed to improve engine efficiency while operating on a range of renewable or gasoline fuels. Lotus is about to commission the testing program.
2009-03-17
Article
Efforts to unify software interfaces and reduce costs continue to gain steam. The latest effort focuses on infotainment, using open-source software techniques supported by a number of major vendors.
2009-03-17
Article
Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) and AGCO Corp. formed a strategic partnership to provide machine control, machine management, and precision farming technology products and services to the global agricultural machinery market.
2009-03-17
Article
Case Construction Equipment signed a supplier agreement with True Value Co. that enables more than 1000 True Value Rental, Taylor Rental, Just Ask Rental, and Grand Rental Station locations across the U.S. to purchase Case construction equipment for their rental locations.
2009-03-17
Article
Same Deutz-Fahr has enlarged its production plant in Ranipet, India, to allow for increased production volumes. The plant, which already produces 40- to 70-hp (30- to 52-kW) tractors and three- and four-cylinder engines, will bring the total covered surface to 12,000 m² (129,200 ft²) and the total area to 132,000 m² (1.4 million ft²) with a maximum production capacity of 11,000 tractors and 15,000 engines a year.
2009-03-17
Article
The 2010 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150 emits a unique noise that underscores the collaborative attention given to this unique four-wheel vehicle.
2009-03-17
Article
Oshkosh Corp.’s Defense division received a $477 million contract from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) for the delivery of more than 1350 new and recapitalized Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck (HEMTT) A4s and more than 1000 Palletized Load System Trailers.
2009-03-17
Article
Force Dynamics LLC, a joint venture between Force Protection Inc. and General Dynamics Land Systems, was awarded a contract for two Cheetah lightweight, high-mobility Production Representative Vehicles as part of the U.S.
2009-03-17
Article
Raytheon Co. received a multiple-award indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract for the U.S. Army’s second Omnibus contract, known as STOC II. The STOC II contract, managed by the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation, is a 10-year, multi-agency vehicle worth up to $17.5 billion that enhances the U.S.
2009-03-17
Article
Leica Geosystems reached an agreement to acquire CT3 Inc., a Southern California-based provider of machine control products, repair services, training, and technical support for professionals in the construction market.
2009-03-17
Article
Markstone Capital Partners acquired a controlling interest in Tomcar Ltd., manufacturer of the Tomcar TM2, TM4, and TM5 off-highway vehicles. The Tomcar is a military-grade, high-performance vehicle originally designed for military and border patrol use and now being produced as a commercial and recreational vehicle.
2009-03-17
Article
Textron Marine & Land Systems has been awarded a $10.9 million contract modification by the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) to build an additional 15 Armored Security Vehicles (ASV).
2009-03-17
Article
Immersive Technologies, a supplier of operator training simulators used in the mining and earthmoving industries, has opened a regional headquarters office in Salt Lake City, UT. The new facility allows for expansion of customer support and improved staff development opportunities.
2009-03-17
Article
The ZF Friedrichshafen AG Commercial Vehicle and Special Driveline Technology division signed a contract to supply Siemens Mobility driveline components to be used in trains of the Belgian state railroad.
2009-03-17
Article
Improving the combustion process requires knowing how it works in its smallest details, in terms of micrometers and microseconds.
2009-03-17
Article
The CO2 and fuel-consumption advantages of diesel are so marked that, despite the higher unit cost of an engine and NVH challenges, diesel-hybrid technology provides the efficiency figures that end users expect and future legislation requires.
2009-03-16
Article
The technology for the parallel full-hybrid version of the Cayenne is now in its final stages of development. It is a dual Porsche-VW project, with the latter fitting the system to the Touareg.
2009-03-16
Article
Concept cars can cause many reactions at an international motor show, varying from admiration to disbelief. Aston Martin’s Lagonda Concept, revealed at the Geneva Motor Show, managed to inspire both.
2009-03-16
Article
Volkswagen not only revealed its highly significant new Polo at the Geneva Motor Show, but it also immediately announced a concept version—the BlueMotion that it claims is set to become the most fuel-efficient five-seater in the world. Fuel consumption is stated to be 3.3 L/100 km and CO2 emissions an exceptionally low 87 g/km.
2009-03-16
Article
At the Geneva Motor Show, further details emerged of Aston Martin’s Project One-77, with chassis No. 1 on display. It is powered by a new Aston Martin 7.3-L, naturally aspirated, dry-sump V12 engine (an evolution of the 6.0-L V12), expected to produce more than 520 kW (697 hp).
2009-03-16
Article
Swiss company Rinspeed has come up with the iChange, claimed to be the world’s first car with a body that adapts to the number of passengers on board.
2009-03-16
Article
As the rules constrict ever more tightly around opportunities for innovation in Formula One racing, the few remaining free areas, even seemingly trivial ones, gain unexpected potential to provide teams an advantage over their rivals. So team Vodaphone McLaren Mercedes found as they worked with technical partner ExxonMobil to develop a formula for Mobil 1 engine lubric­ant.
2009-03-16
Article
Offering the right mix of infotainment options to meet rapidly changing consumer tastes will be a major challenge for design engineers and marketers for years. QNX Software Systems aims to help them get designs to market quickly, offering reference designs, preliminary licensing agreements, and modular software.
2009-03-16
Article
Bose and Goodyear will provide energy-saving products to the Chevrolet Volt, and those product assists will help the car achieve up to 40 mi (64 km) in electric-only range.
2009-03-16
Article
Dodge Ram heavy-duty trucks collect upgrades for the 2010 model year that correlate to improved towing and better ride comfort.
2009-03-16
Article
Think, a Norwegian maker of electric cars that once was a unit of Ford Motor Co., plans to build an assembly plant and technical center in the U.S.—possibly in Michigan. Starting capacity of the plant would be 16,000 units/year, expanding to as many as 60,000.
Viewing 8221 to 8250 of 10097