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2008-07-28
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The heavy-duty QSX engine from Cummins has been revamped to displace 16 L, and will be available with a fully integrated air intake to exhaust aftertreatment system to meet EPA Tier 4 Interim and European Stage IIIB off-highway emissions regulations in January 2011.
2008-07-28
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The company announced last year that its diesel-hybrid program was going ahead and it invited AEI to drive early prototype vehicles using parallel hybrid systems. But costs of diesel-hybrid technology have always been a very difficult hurdle, and the challenge continues.
2008-07-28
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The strengthening link with VW will expand Porsche’s potential. At present, Wolfgang Dürheimer, the company’s Executive Vice President, Research and Development is not saying too much about it, although he did allude to VW’s diesel capability when questioned about the possibility of a diesel Porsche.
2008-07-28
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It is unusual for a Japanese concept car to be revealed at a UK motor show, but Honda did just that at the 2008 British International Motor Show in London in July when it took the wraps off a sports car study to demonstrate that low-emissions technology does not have to equal dull design.
2008-07-28
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A team of specialist engineers working under the direction of Jost Capito, Ford of Europe Performance Vehicles’ Line Director, created the new Focus RS that made its public debut at the 2008 British International Motor Show in London in July.
2008-07-28
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Show stars are sometimes difficult to define, but General Motors Europe's Opel/Vauxhall Insignia was definitely one of them at the 2008 British International Motor Show opening in July. Replacing the worthy but unexceptional Vectra, GME decided to brave a sector shift and move the new Insignia toward the premium category.
2008-07-25
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Sakai, the self-proclaimed “Masters of Compaction,” has introduced a new series of dirt rollers to further its product lineup. Designed for compacting large areas, the SV510-III series machines are single-drum compactors with pneumatic tires at the rear.
2008-07-25
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Surface mining equipment is designed for durability and large payloads, and the new Komatsu HD605-7 is no exception. Developed with efficiency in mind, the truck offers mechanical and electronic improvements over the previous version.
2008-07-25
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The domestic U.S. automakers have nearly eliminated the productivity gap vs. the Japanese OEMs’ North American manufacturing operations, according to the 2008 Harbour Report, the industry’s annual benchmark on automotive productivity.
2008-07-25
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Tracked excavators are stable and powerful enough for almost any project. Rental agencies especially like small models that can be profitable pieces of equipment. With the market in place, Wisconsin-based Wacker has launched five new compact tracked excavators.
2008-07-25
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Automakers rely on various metrics to gauge customer satisfaction, and reports like J.D. Power and Associates' Initial Quality Study provide a snapshot of things gone wrong on new vehicles.
2008-07-25
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Mack trucks have long been known for their abilities in rough service use. The military has used the M-123 for many years. The new Titan model, designed for heavy transport and construction applications, is the most powerful truck in Mack’s 108-year history.
2008-07-24
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The new Bomag MPH125 recycler and stabilizer prepares ground for new construction projects as well as shreds old roads for repaving.
2008-07-24
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To meet the apparent demand for massive machinery, New Holland has unveiled the CR9080, the largest combine harvester available in North America.
2008-07-22
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Based on Audi's A4/A5 modular MLP platform, the Q5 aims to link SUV and sports sedan capabilities, having a seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch transmission option and adaptive dynamics.
2008-07-22
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The long-awaited Project Eagle has been taken off Lotus’ secret list prior to the British International Motor Show.
2008-07-21
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How safe is that new (or used) vehicle? While you might think the answer should be straightforward, experts typically advocate reviewing a range of test results. But which test results give the best information?
2008-07-21
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Formula One drivers soon will grip the wheel of a racecar and go full-throttle without ever making a pitstop to refuel or get a change of tires.
2008-07-21
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In an effort to speed up bulldozing applications, John Deere has released an entirely new product that takes the best aspects from tracked tractors and combines them with the capabilities of a standard dozer. Called the 764 high-speed dozer (HSD), the new machine is freed from the limitations associated with standard dozers.
2008-07-21
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A new center that accents chambers and specialized battery-cycle test and simulation equipment will provide a unique environment for developing complete high-voltage battery pack systems for hybrid-electric, plug-in hybrid-electric, and electric vehicles.
2008-07-21
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Infineon Technologies’ XC2700 family of microcontrollers with 32-bit performance allows system makers to build cost-effective electronic engine control in motorcycles, worldwide, to meet upcoming emission standards.
2008-07-21
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The QNX Aviage multimedia suite from QNX Software Systems combines the sophistication of a full-featured media player for the car with an intuitive user experience.
2008-07-20
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Seeking to improve their lighter composite drum, McNeilus sets about eliminating small problems to enhance performance.
2008-07-15
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The company's GT-R supercar is a treasure trove of technical details, which include a modified all-wheel-drive version of the company’s Front Midship sports car platform and a new 473 hp (353 kW) twin-turbo 3.8-liter VR38 V-6 that is derived from Nissan’s acclaimed VQ engine family.
2008-07-15
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The Alfa Romeo Mi.To hatchback offers Alfa's style on a petite Fiat platform. The letters are abbreviations for Milano, where it was styled, and Torino (Turin), where it will be produced.
2008-07-15
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Following the growth trend among replacement models, the new global Mazda6 has expanded to be larger than its predecessor. This version of the car is available in markets outside North America, which will get its own still larger version of the car in late 2008.
2008-07-15
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The Naval Surface Warfare Center awarded Lockheed Martin a $50 million production contract for the Target Sight System (TSS), a new fire control system for the U.S. Marine Corps' AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopter.
2008-07-15
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The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne a $2.2 million contract for the fabrication and ground test of a Solar Thermal Propulsion rocket engine. This contract extends the current High Delta-V Experiment Program (HiDVE) another six months and follows a successful critical design review last March.
2008-07-15
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At first glance, the SAE Collegiate Design Series and CEO meetings may not appear to be connected. The reality, though, is that they are intimately connected.
2008-07-15
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Eaton Corp. has been awarded an equipment contract with the U.S. FAA projected to exceed $40 million over a 10-year period. One of three FAA contracts currently held by Eaton, the new agreement encompasses three-phase uninterruptible power supply (UPS), maintenance bypass panels, and other associated power quality equipment, which will be deployed in mission-critical FAA installations throughout the continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, and Puerto Rico.
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