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2008-10-13
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The number of vehicles available with electronic stability control (ESC) systems has increased significantly over the past 10 years, but their fitment will become even more widespread following the recent issue of two United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN ECE) regulations mandating that virtually all types of motor vehicles and some types of trailers be equipped with them.
2008-10-13
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VW demonstrated its abilities to reduce environmental impact of its models with the Passat BlueMotion II, Passat Blue TDI, Passat BlueMotion 2, and even VW’s flagship Phaeton at the Paris Show. The company also unveiled a concept Golf Mk VI GTI.
2008-10-13
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In common with its Citroën subsidiary, it was hybrid technology that dominated the displays at the Peugeot booth at the Paris Show. Although it is some two and a half years since Robert Peugeot, Vice President, Innovation and Quality at Peugeot, stated, “There is no case for the petrol hybrid car in Europe,” a gasoline hybrid was one of the concepts the company displayed at its booth in the shape of the RC HYmotion4.
2008-10-10
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Any Ferrari is inevitably a transport of technology, and the California is no exception, with a new direct-injection V8 engine, a new suspension system, carbon ceramic brakes as standard, and a further evolution of F1-Trac traction control, plus the aluminum retractable hardtop that puts the California in the coupe-cabriolet category.
2008-10-10
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Mercedes-Benz gave its S400 BlueHYBRID its first public airing at the Paris Motor Show. The company claims that it is the first production hybrid car to be equipped with a lithium-ion battery specifically developed for automotive use.
2008-10-10
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“Designers and engineers can actually build more waste into a product in one afternoon than an army of manufacturing engineers can take out in an entire life cycle of that vehicle,” said John Waraniak, Vice President of Vehicle Technology at SEMA, driving home the point that OEMs need to collaborate with the aftermarket upfront to achieve what he calls “lean customization.”
2008-10-10
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Volkswagen launched its Mk VI Golf range in Iceland, but the extra cool news was its serious intent to pursue development of a production plug-in hybrid version. Called the TwinDrive, both common-rail diesel (TDI) and turbocharged direct-injected gasoline (TSI) engines are being considered.
2008-10-10
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The Value Chain Agent (iVA) from iPoint automatically visits designated portals, at regular intervals, checks for changes, reports them autonomously, and leaves a digital fingerprint for the manufacturer to indicate that the supplier visited the portal at the required time.
2008-10-10
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Preh's center console is made using black-panel display technology, allowing function icons to appear after the ignition is turned on.
2008-10-10
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The company’s high-technology Estoque four-door concept was one of the stars of the Paris Motor Show. A "super sports sedan" with a V10 Gallardo 560-4 power unit, it could signal a third production model for Lamborghini.
2008-10-10
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Mecel's Populus Engine and Populus Editor allow car manufacturers to reduce software development time, thus reducing cost and improving time to market.
2008-10-10
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Micronas' easyLIN 8-bit microcontrollers simplify the design and reduce the cost of LIN bus modules by combining all logic functions, peripheral modules, interfaces, and a LIN bus interface in a single device.
2008-10-10
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Mecel's Betula software development kit (SDK) contains a majority of applications needed to deliver full Bluetooth functionality as well as an easy-to-use interface for creating quality software rapidly and cost-effectively.
2008-10-10
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The Competitive Intellectual Property Agent (iCIP) from iPoint automates the searching of online patent data.
2008-10-10
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The global AUTOSAR initiative has resulted in an open standard that aims to increase the ECU software exchangeability and enable reuse of applications between ECUs; Mecel's Picea aids in efficient development of AUTOSAR-compliant ECUs.
2008-10-10
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The HAL 28xy Hall-effect sensors from Micronas include a microcontroller, temperature sensor, advanced on-chip compensation, and digital interface.
2008-10-10
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Preh's audio and climate control system is located on the BMW 7 series center stack, which is slightly turned toward the driver.
2008-10-10
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Preh's iDrive Controllers in the BMW 7 series provide logical and simple control guidance.
2008-10-10
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Lear's hybrid and electric vehicle battery chargers reflect the latest in technology and power options, including an operating range from 1 to 6 kW, the ability to accommodate wall socket input voltages from 110 to 440 V, and the capability to interface with electrical systems around the globe.
2008-10-10
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A startup in the project management software field hopes to gain a foothold in the automotive and aerospace industries by making it simpler to handle remote programs. Clarizen is offering Web-based tools that help companies link remote offices or communicate with contract suppliers.
2008-10-10
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Yole's technology reports present a complete view of the global microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) market, discussing the technologies and the trends affecting them.
2008-10-10
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Every supplier involved in manufacturing of a vehicle must transfer all the material data on the bill of materials to end-of-life vehicle data systems; this laborious process is aided by iPoint's Compliance Agent, iCA, which ensures that the entered data is optimally automated and is reusable.
2008-10-10
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Hella's 24-GHz radar-based lane-change warning system will be featured in the 2009 BMW 7 series.
2008-10-10
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IMS' iLANE is an intelligent, portable device that lets users control a smartphone using simple voice commands while inside a vehicle.
2008-10-10
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The HAL880 programmable linear Hall-effect sensor from Micronas uses digital technology to deliver superior sensor performance while offering a linear analog output for compatibility with existing sensor designs.
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.
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