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2009-01-20
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Liebherr Construction Equipment Co. and John Deere signed a long-term sourcing agreement for Deere-branded 950- and 1050-size crawler dozers and the discontinuation of the existing product supply arrangement for crawler loader machines between Liebherr-Werk Telfs GMBH and John Deere's Construction & Forestry Division of Moline, IL.
2009-01-20
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The Manitowoc Co. Inc. sold its Marine segment to Fincantieri Marine Group Holdings Inc. The net purchase price in the all-cash deal was approximately $120 million. Manitowoc Marine Group (MMG) is a full-service shipbuilding, ship repair, and ship conversion organization that operates facilities in Sturgeon Bay, WI; Marinette, WI; and Cleveland, OH.
2009-01-20
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Oshkosh Defense has been awarded a sole source contract with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to provide replacement parts for medium and heavy tactical vehicles. This annual contract has a potential duration of 10 years, if all option years are exercised, and a value of up to $1.12 billion.
2009-01-20
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The Toro Co. reached an agreement with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) to install a catalytic oxidizer system to control emissions at the company's Bloomington, MN, engineering test facility.
2009-01-20
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WABCO Holdings, a Tier 1 supplier to the commercial-vehicle industry, is supplying its new modular automated manual transmission (AMT) system to China National Heavy Truck Corp. (CNHTC). CNHTC is the largest producer of heavy-duty trucks in China and the first OEM to adopt WABCO's AMT system in volume production.
2009-01-20
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Modine Manufacturing Co. has opened new manufacturing operations in Chennai, India. The 80,000-ft² (7400-m²) manufacturing site, located in the southeastern section of India, will provide Modine-developed thermal-management solutions to that nation's domestic engine, commercial vehicle, and off-highway markets as demand grows.
2009-01-20
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Euro VI, with a likely implementation date of 2013/14, is not yet finalized, and the introduction of World Harmonized Heavy Duty Certification (WHDC) could replace test procedures in Europe, North America, and Japan. Switching to WHDC test cycles could have several effects on fuel injection system design.
2009-01-19
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New simulation tools provide engineers with an advanced way to develop and test engine management systems using thermodynamics to assume the characteristics of the in-cylinder combustion process occurring inside diesel and gasoline engines.
2009-01-19
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PPG Industries’ aerospace transparencies business has been awarded a contract by Cessna Aircraft Co. to develop and produce all-glass heated cockpit windows for the new Citation Columbus business jet.
2009-01-19
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To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Subaru Legacy, Osamu Namba, General Manager of Subaru Design, was tasked with creating a concept model that showcased the direction of future Legacy sedan design.
2009-01-19
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Curtiss-Wright Corp. has acquired substantially all the assets of Nu-Torque, a designer and manufacturer of electric and hydraulic valve actuation and control devices primarily for U.S. Navy ships. The business will become part of Curtiss-Wright's Flow Control segment.
2009-01-19
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One vehicle architecture, three different powertrain configurations: that sums up Mercedes-Benz’s near-series Concept BlueZERO trio of cars. Two of the BlueZERO variants were on display at the 2009 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.
2009-01-19
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Kia injected some much needed sunshine into the snow-covered 2009 North American International Auto Show with its almost fluorescent Soul’ster open-air concept.
2009-01-19
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Ford combines its next-gen global small-car platform, 1.6-L EcoBoost engine, and clever body design for a glimpse over the luxury car horizon.
2009-01-19
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At the 2009 NAIAS, GM unveils the first potential variant of its 2011 Volt extended-range electric car—and it's a Cadillac.
2009-01-19
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Chrysler's newest concept car spotlights a cabin devoid of buttons and switches, but this sedan is totally in touch with its surroundings.
2009-01-19
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In line with its plans to launch an urban commuter battery-electric vehicle (BEV) by 2012, Toyota unveiled its FT-EV Concept during media days in Detroit.
2009-01-19
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Airbus on Jan. 14 celebrated the start of construction work on the final assembly line for the A350 XWB, which is scheduled to enter service in 2013. Workers at the 74,000 ft2 factory in Toulouse, France, will mate the fuselage to the wings.
2009-01-19
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Volkswagen Group of America on Jan. 14 announced formation of a new company, Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC, for its $1 billion-plus plant in Chattanooga that is nearing start of construction. 
2009-01-19
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BorgWarner on Jan. 14 announced it had signed a contract to establish a joint venture with China Automobile Development United Investment Co. Ltd., a company owned by 12 Chinese automakers comprising FAW, SAIC, Dongfeng, Chery, ChangAn, Brilliance, Guangzhu, Changfeng, JAC, Geely, Polarsun, and Great Wall Motor.
2009-01-16
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Three commercial truck tires produced by Yokohama Tire Corp. have been approved by the U.S. EPA SmartWay program, which promotes cleaner, more efficient truck technologies. According to the EPA, Yokohama’s RY617 steer tire, 703ZL drive tire (shown), and RY587MC2 trailer tire met the SmartWay program’s criteria regarding low rolling resistance; as a result, the tires can be used on trucks that are SmartWay-certified.
2009-01-16
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Antonov, developer of a revolutionary new type of automatic transmission, has just announced that Chinese carmaker Lifan Motors has expressed formal interest in assessing the Antonov TX6 transmission for installation in its 2010 late-model-year sedans. AEI contributor Mark Wilkinson went to Chongqing to examine the transmission.
2009-01-16
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A large portion of Kaiser Aluminum’s automotive business is extruded aluminum products. “Aluminum extrusions are remarkably efficient structures,” said Doug Richman, VP of Engineering and Technology, Kaiser Aluminum Corp. “Our focus is currently on multivoid hollow structures: bumpers, the crash can which is the energy absorber behind the bumper, the engine cradles, and subframes.”
2009-01-16
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Kaiser Aluminum’s motto is “Higher, Lighter, Lower”—higher strength, lighter weight, and lower processing cost. Doug Richman, VP of Engineering and Technology, said that the first wave of reducing weight in vehicles involved the large castings: engines, cylinder heads, and wheels. The move is now to take the benefits of lightweight aluminum to the next group of heavy components: suspension arms.
2009-01-16
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BorgWarner Turbo & Emissions Systems has released the S410T replacement turbocharger for late model Mercedes MBE4000 engines. The S410T is covered by a one-year or 100,000-mi (161,000-km) repair-or-replace warranty.
2009-01-15
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There are still a lot of unanswered questions about the engineering costs that can be paid for with the federal funds to be dispatched to the auto industry via the Department of Energy's advanced technology vehicles loan program. The transition from the Bush to Obama administration only heightens the uncertainty.
2009-01-14
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The long-term goals of the EU are to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 20%, improve energy efficiency 20%, and obtain 20% of energy from renewable sources—all by 2020. Automobile emissions are set to be reduced to 95 g CO2/km, also by 2020.
2009-01-14
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With GKN Aerospace's recent acquisition of the Airbus wing component and assemblies manufacturing unit at Filton, U.K., EADS/Airbus has completed its aerostructures reorganization strategy. This initiative combines the divestment of non-core activities and sites, allowing Airbus to concentrate on its core business as an aircraft designer and integrator.
2009-01-14
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Airbus selected Goodrich Corp. to supply wheels and carbon brakes for all variants of the A350 XWB family of aircraft. The selection is expected to generate more than $3 billion in revenue over the life of the program.
2009-01-14
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Honeywell is providing the avionics subsystem for the new Constellation Space Suit System being developed by Oceaneering International Inc. Honeywell will design, develop, and integrate the advanced avionics for the Constellation Space Suit System as part of the Oceaneering team.
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