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2009-03-19
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Hatchbacks take a large slice of the European market, dominating the volume sectors. But shift up in size to large cars and there is a marked shift to sedans. Volume manufacturers have dabbled with large hatchbacks, but few can claim success.
2009-03-19
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Rolls-Royce unveiled the 200EX experimental car at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show, which the BMW subsidiary described as a design study for a contemporary four-door saloon that shows the direction for RR4, a new model series from Rolls-Royce due for production in 2010.
2009-03-18
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The company’s design studio in Rüsselsheim, Germany, was the source of the Ix-onic compact SUV concept on display at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show. The five-seat design, slightly larger than a European C-segment hatchback, is said to offer the on-road driving dynamics and off-road ability of an SUV.
2009-03-18
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Concept or preview? That was the question posed by Nissan in displaying the Qazana concept at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show.
2009-03-18
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The Kia Number 3 Compact MPV concept unveiled at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show presented the future face of all Kia models, which will combine the radiator grille, headlamps, and brand logo, as seen on the Number 3 concept, in varying sizes to suit the particular model.
2009-03-18
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Although presented as a concept vehicle at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show, the Mila ev was designed to demonstrate the company’s expertise in producing a platform that can be readily adapted to a variety of OEM needs.
2009-03-18
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Citroën’s DS Inside concept, revealed in a darkened side room in the Citroën booth at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show, generated an age-related split among potential buyers polled in France, according to a Citroën source.
2009-03-18
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The Iosis Max became the third European Ford concept car to carry the Iosis name at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show. An­d just as the original concept became the Mondeo and the Iosis X became the Kuga multi-activity vehicle (MAV, or compact SUV) last year, the Iosis Max concept gave a glimpse of how Ford could develop its kinetic design language for a possible C-segment MAV.
2009-03-18
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The 599XX revealed at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show has been created for track events but not official competition use and is aimed at giving owners experience of some of the advanced technology gained from Ferrari’s road-going and F1 research.
2009-03-17
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The SH72531 from Renesas Technology America is a 120-MHz 32-bit SuperH microcontroller that integrates 1.25 megabytes of flash memory.
2009-03-17
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Improving the combustion process requires knowing how it works in its smallest details, in terms of micrometers and microseconds.
2009-03-17
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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.
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