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2008-08-11
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Bombardier Aerospace signed a contract with the Shenyang Aircraft Corp. (SAC), a subsidiary of the state-owned aviation industrial entity China Aviation Industry Corp. (AVIC I), to supply the center fuselage on the newly launched Bombardier CSeries aircraft.
2008-08-11
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Diehl and Thales signed a contract to purchase Airbus' plant in Laupheim, Germany. On Oct. 1, all operational business and assets of the Laupheim site will be transferred to Diehl/Thales. The Laupheim plant has a total of 1100 employees and an annual revenue base of €240 million.
2008-08-11
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MAG had no shortage of new or updated products to display at the Westec show in Los Angeles, including the Freedom NC200 Infimatic control.
2008-08-11
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One automaker has big plans for a small country.
2008-08-11
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Chinese automaker Great Wall has only just begun producing cars. Its brand new engine facility will supply three new models with up to 300,000 Euro 4- and 5 -compliant engines a year.
2008-08-11
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The potential danger to pedestrians—particularly those who are blind or partially sighted—of near-silent hybrid and EVs (electric vehicles) approaching at low speeds has prompted Lotus Engineering to develop a synthesized internal combustion (IC) engine sound system that can be used to warn of the vehicle's approach.
2008-08-08
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Dana Holding's new Spicer Model 114 (33R092) Hercules drive axle was specifically engineered for construction vehicles with operating weights of up to 15 ton (13.6 t) in front axle applications, and up to 18 ton (16.3 t) in rear axle applications.
2008-08-08
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Developing a hydraulic cylinder sealing arrangement with certainty of performance over a wide range of applications has provided a long-term engineering challenge.
2008-08-08
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Trimming electricity usage is critical for manufacturing operations that want to reduce their carbon footprint. These savings come from steps as simple as changing light bulbs to building new facilities that eliminate the waste that comes when energy generation creates heat.
2008-08-07
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Jeep's stylish diesel-electric concept features simplified fabrication and assembly and no wiring, making it easy to recycle.
2008-08-07
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Two topics of high interest to the auto industry—the decline of U.S. automakers and the push for energy conservation—are at the forefront of research projects at Argonne National Laboratory. The research lab will spend around $40 million for transportation research this year, and its research efforts could help to determine what projects the U.S. Department of Energy suggests Congress should consider supporting.
2008-08-07
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The Italian design house has developed the Sintesi concept sports car constructed around a hydrogen fuel-cell drivetrain. Instead of designing a shape to cover the mechanical elements of the car, the liquid approach is said to give shape to the mechanical elements packaged around the passengers.
2008-08-07
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Introduced in Europe and Japan seven years ago and in the U.S. in 2007, Honda’s “world car”—the B-class Fit—has been a blockbuster success for the company. The all-new 2009 Fit was developed to address customer feedback regarding interior room, ride, and handling.
2008-08-07
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Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. reached an agreement with NetJets to supply 40 new Gulfstream aircraft. The agreement, valued at $1.9 billion, calls for four Gulfstream G450s and four Gulfstream G550s to be delivered to NetJets each year from 2012 through 2016.
2008-08-07
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Saab signed a memorandum of understandings (MOU) regarding industrial cooperation with Rheinmetall Schweiz AG and Pilatus Aircraft. Both agreements are connected to a possible Swiss acquisition of the Gripen fighter aircraft.
2008-08-07
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DSpace has added more AUTOSAR-compliant capabilities to two of its major automotive software development product lines. The firm's SystemDesk and TargetLink provide a seamless solution for development of AUTOSAR-compliant ECU (electronic control unit) software, focusing at the application level.
2008-08-07
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Lotus has decided to turn its new V6, naturally aspirated, mid-engined coupe from a project Eagle into a production Evora. The transformation came at the British International Motor Show in London and was necessary because the Eagle name was registered to another company.
2008-08-07
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SAE International is providing expertise to the U.S. FAA and to the aerospace industry at large regarding fuel-tank inerting, which is mandated for certain aircraft under a long-in-the-making agency rule published in the July 21 Federal Register.
2008-08-07
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The Boeing Co. and SkyHook International Inc. formed a teaming agreement to develop the JHL-40 (Jess Heavy Lifter), a commercial heavy-lift rotorcraft designed to address the limitations and expense of transporting equipment and materials in remote regions.
2008-08-06
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A weight-saving, anti-submarining rear-seat ramp system designed to reduce body-in-white (BIW) complexity across platforms has been announced by JSP.
2008-08-06
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Flow International, an exhibitor at the recent Westec show in Los Angeles, has announced plans to establish a single facility to design and build advanced waterjet cutting systems.
2008-08-06
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U.S. consumers had little interest in clean diesel engines in a J.D. Power and Associates study of emerging technologies that was released in June 2008.
2008-08-06
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Expanding into new areas is a big challenge for companies, one that offers high risk-reward trade-offs. Both risks and rewards are high in emerging markets, according to panelists who provided the Wall Street View on Strategy and Execution during the SAE World Congress.
2008-08-06
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The green theme continues as suppliers and automakers stay focused on developing eco-friendly powertrains.
2008-08-06
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PSA Peugeot Citroën is starting to develop a new family of 1.0-L three-cylinder petrol engines with relatively high specific power output of about 50 to 75 kW (67 to 101 hp) and the potential to achieve carbon dioxide emissions below 100 g/km without the need for additional technology.
2008-08-06
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Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), Formula One (F1) racing’s governing body, announced its plans late last year to reduce costs within the sport. Included in those plans are a series of measures to restrict aerodynamic testing.
2008-08-06
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Considered to be the largest of its kind in the world, Toyota Motor Corp.’s new driving simulator at its Higashifuji Technical Center in Shizouka, Japan, uses an actual vehicle inside a 23-ft (7.0-m) diameter dome, with a 360° concave video screen simulating a realistic driving environment.
2008-08-06
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Having reached a plateau in turbofan engine development in recent years, the scene is now being set for the next step up in conventional engine performance gains, with progress being made toward new-generation engines.
2008-08-06
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Testing is not just about proving or improving vehicle mechanical integrity and capability. It is also about saving money for OEMs and suppliers. A significant example of that is the outcome of the initial program for SUV crash testing using a newly designed “dipping sled” system at the Millbrook research and development facility in the U.K.
2008-08-06
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Siemens is introducing a fundamentally new way to create mechanical designs with 3-D solids modeling technology. Synchronous technology combines the best of constraint-driven techniques with direct modeling, according to Siemens.
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