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2008-10-06
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VaST's CoMET and METeor version 6.1 are integrated into the Eclipse 3.3 (Europa) Framework.
2008-10-06
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SensorDynamics' SD755 integrates a gyrometer and accelerometer in a single package.
2008-10-06
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Kavlico's in-cylinder pressure sensor optimizes engine combustion, thus increasing fuel efficiency while reducing emissions.
2008-10-06
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The MLX71122 receiver IC from Melexis is designed for applications in the unlicensed industrial-scientific-medical and short-range-devices frequency bands of 300 to 930 MHz.
2008-10-06
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Planetics custom planar transformers and inductors from Payton America are suited for use in power converters for electric, hybrid, and industrial vehicles.
2008-10-03
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Sensata Technologies' CMOS-based Avocet image sensor comes in monochrome, RGB, and RGBi versions and enhances the wide dynamic range Autobrite technology to provide a dynamic range up to 154 dB.
2008-10-03
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Metallicum Inc., an offshoot of Los Alamos National Laboratory that was recently acquired by Manhattan Scientifics, has figured out a way to manufacture nanostructured metals and alloys—to change the internal structure of virtually any polycrystalline metal so it is much stronger than its conventional counterpart. The process, called Severe Plastic Deformation, creates metals 30 to 100% stronger than conventional grades.
2008-10-03
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Electronic connectors can be found everywhere, from automobiles to airplanes. Consequently, the effects of their failure range from the inconvenient to the tragic. The number of such failures can be reduced by better methods of sealing connectors against the conditions that lead to corrosion.
2008-10-02
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The growing adoption of biodiesel fuels, combined with the increasing percentages of biodiesel in those blends, is prompting changes in many conventional engine components.
2008-10-02
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The aircraft industry is leveling off after a lengthy boom, but it’s expected to plateau nicely instead of seeing the sharp drops of past cycles.
2008-09-29
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Bell Helicopter has announced a major expansion at its Military Aircraft Assembly Center located at the Rick Husband International Airport in Amarillo, TX. In preparation for a ramp-up in production of both the H-1 helicopter and the Bell Boeing V-22, an additional 176,000 ft² of floor space will be constructed, bringing the total size of the facility to 1,095,000 ft² under roof.
2008-09-29
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Development is under way at the new Rolls-Royce aerospace manufacturing facility located on 1000 acres of the Crosspointe Center property in Prince George County, VA. Clearing of the first 60-acre parcel began July 21.
2008-09-26
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Yanmar America Corp. has moved its corporate headquarters from the Chicago area to Adairsville, GA. The new complex will house manufacturing, engineering, marketing, and administration activities supporting Yanmar’s North American businesses, including the construction, agricultural, and marine divisions.
2008-09-26
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Link-Belt recently completed a 90,000-ft² (8361-m²) expansion of its main production facility in Lexington, KY. It contains two new production lines for shot blast, hang line painting, and the assembly and manufacturing of booms and other key components.
2008-09-26
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Caterpillar Inc. has announced plans to open a new remanufacturing facility in Singapore. The site will serve as the regional source for remanufactured major components, including mining truck engines, transmissions, final drives, and torque converters.
2008-09-26
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Spirit AeroSystems has selected its Wichita, KS, facility as the site for design and manufacture of the fuselage for the new Cessna Citation Columbus, for which the supplier will build a new 375,000-ft² factory.
2008-09-25
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PSA Peugeot Citroën engineers worked with vibration-damping experts at Trelleborg Rubore to tackle the diesel engine's well-known and often criticized "noise" by employing Duru-LAM (durable rubber laminate) material, which consists of two steel layers with a rubber layer in between.
2008-09-25
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A provider of surface materials for automotive interiors is expanding its global footprint with its first manufacturing plant in North America.
2008-09-24
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The electrical-power-management and control strategies of the extended-range electric vehicle and Chevrolet's Equinox fuel-cell vehicle underscore the relevance of technology transfer among fairly distinct platforms and technologies.
2008-09-24
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BMW's Mini brand is set to expand its range. At the Paris Motor Show, the all-wheel drive Crossover Concept was revealed, signaling a production version expected to slot into the company's MY2010 model plan.
2008-09-24
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A significant appearance at October’s Paris Motor Show will be Mercedes-Benz’s ConceptFASCINATION based on the next-generation E-Class architecture. The company describes its proportions as "unconventional" and regards it as a coupe with "shooting brake" (station wagon) overtones.
2008-09-22
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Jaguar Land Rover, now part of the Indian Tata organization, is using an advanced Virtual Reality Center that it estimates will cut new model development time by at least three months and lead to significant cost reductions.
2008-09-18
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"T­he new Fiesta is a blueprint for the future," said Darren Palmer, Ford’s Project Manager, Global B-Car. "It will be built on three continents and sold on five. The cars produced across the world will share core technologies but will be specially tuned for each region."
2008-09-18
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The crew had a challenge: make sure that one of the most technically advanced sports cars ever developed by General Motors could flat-out race on ethanol fuel. Developed to compete in ALMS races on E85 racing fuel, GM's LS7.R engines were modified from the E10 specifications of the 2007 race season.
2008-09-18
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Building a three-dimensional physical buck to evaluate a future production vehicle interior is virtually history at Ford Motor Co. now that designers and engineers are relying on near-reality.
2008-09-17
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One typical limit to using plastics underhood is the exposure to heat. Smaller engines, higher turbocharging pressures, and exhaust gas recirculation keep raising the temperature level in the engine compartment. The problem is thermal oxidation, which can reduce the mechanical properties of thermoplastic materials to a point where they fail. Some new material offerings overcome this and other limitations.
2008-09-17
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Fuel and emissions regulations are spreading into the high end of the industry, impacting even specialty providers known for racing prowess as well as street performance. Callaway Cars is continuing to push for speed, but it’s also increasing its focus on emissions compliance.
2008-09-16
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While most automakers move toward implementation of camera systems for lane detection, BMW is bundling three vision features in a multifunction system. The BMW 7 Series uses technology from Continental and Mobileye N.V.
2008-09-16
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As automakers struggle to find ways to unite cars and consumer electronics, many are expected to turn to a new standard. The Digital Living Network Alliance has developed a standard that is being used by a number of major consumer-product suppliers to help all types of products communicate and interact.
2008-09-16
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Functional safety management is becoming a hot topic due to the increasing complexity of vehicle electronics and new driver-assistance functions being based on more complex networking of existing systems. With the IEC 61508 standard in place since 2000, the increasing importance of ensuring functional safety in the car has led to the community draft of the specific automotive safety standard.
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