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2015-10-23
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There's a revolution going on within the bones of new cars and trucks—new body structures that are much lighter and stronger for better fuel economy, safety, and handling. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the heroes of the revolution: aluminum die castings. 
2015-10-22
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Tobias Meyer provides a look inside the progressive automobile design and body development of the concept using bionic construction principles and additive manufacturing processes. The car is inspired by nature, additively manufactured, and an ultimate in lightweight design.
2015-10-22
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As more Information and connectivity enters today’s vehicles, design must be at the center.
2015-10-21
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The 2016 SUV is nearly 300 lb (136 kg) lighter than its predecessor, yet maintains its high safety standard thanks to a new-generation ACE body structure and the available Honda Sensing suite of advanced safety and driver-assistance technologies. Honda also debuted its digital product development-and-manufacturing process with the new Pilot.
2015-10-21
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Aston Martin is on a straight route towards the introduction of a pure electric model; the replacement of all its current sports cars, starting with the DB11 next year; the addition of a production version of its DBX crossover concept, and development of an all-new V12 engine.
2015-10-21
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More vehicle launches and faster product cycles are re-shaping the global industry landscape, and putting increasingly greater pressure on the supply base, according to IHS Automotive analysts.
2015-10-21
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General Motors announced on October 20 that it is partnering with Korean electronics giant LG Corp. in development of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV’s entire powertrain and other vehicle subsystems, in a new business relationship that GM engineering executives said could point to a new model for electrified vehicle development.
2015-10-21
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Advanced driver assistance systems are becoming increasingly complex as developers add capabilities and enhance sophistication. That’s prompted the three companies to team up and offer an ADAS solution that can serve as a development platform for autonomous driving.
2015-10-19
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Industry insiders at Molex take a look at what 2016 may hold for heavy-duty components in 24/7 communications systems.
2015-10-19
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Two books from SAE International detail advancements in these areas through the compilation of relevant technical papers.
2015-10-19
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Tamagawa Seiki has launched a series of automotive and industrial-grade inertial measurement units for affordable high-performance applications.
2015-10-19
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Ricardo introduces a unique service to re-industrialize complex service parts with critical inventory shortages, leveraging expertise in low-volume and high-complexity powertrain sourcing.
2015-10-16
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That is the task of Mark Chapman, Chief Engineer of the U.K. supersonic Bloodhound Project and his team, now on course to attempt a new World Land Speed Record that at Mach 1.4 blends automotive and aerospace engineering technologies to achieve a spectacular target never before considered outside the realms of space fiction.
2015-10-16
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The Proterra Catalyst all-electric transit bus nabs double-digit miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe), vastly outperforming its diesel, compressed natural gas, and diesel hybrid-electric rivals.
2015-10-16
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The new NormaQuick SSL connector from Norma Group is designed for passenger, commercial, and off-highway vehicles.
2015-10-16
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Interface Performance Materials has introduced two new thermal shields in the Select-a-Shield thermal product family—THH-1010 and TFP-3065—the first innovations in a series scheduled to be released through 2016.
2015-10-15
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Drivers on Germany's Autobahn near Stuttgart have been witnessing the dawn of a new era in trucking. They're seeing a tractor-trailer rig operating on an automated basis. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the new Mercedes Actros. 
2015-10-14
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Sachin Lawande explains how innovation will drive product technology at the revitalized supplier—and his plan includes adding Visteon's first-ever CTO.
2015-10-14
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General Motors’ European duo, Opel and Vauxhall, have created a convincingly fresh design and engineering challenge to Volkswagen’s ubiquitous Golf and Ford’s Focus. It's no mean feat.
2015-10-14
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The three arch-competitors formed the new CMC to speed development of intelligent bikes and their integration into the V2V and V2I ecosystem.
2015-10-14
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Stop-start systems have seen success in Europe, but development teams focused on the U.S. market are still working to get the right combination of fuel efficiency and comfort. Smooth restarts and radio volume are among for biggest challenges for garnering desired customer satisfaction ratings.
2015-10-14
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Mobileye’s unique perspective on a smart camera/system-on-a-chip technology is bringing safety-assisted and next semi-automated highway driving to production cars.
2015-10-12
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Tesla fans are still gushing after the debut of the company's new Model X. This is the first all-electric SUV and it's packed with cool features. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the gullwing doors on Tesla's Model X. 
2015-10-12
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Webasto Polar Cab TS uses patented thermal storage technology to provide greater comfort for off-highway equipment operators, while reducing idle time and saving fuel.
2015-10-12
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Recognizing the power of technologies such as energy storage and nanotechnology and seeking ways to accelerate their impact, Argonne has created two new collaborative centers that it is hoping will provide an innovative pathway for business and industry to speed discoveries to market.
2015-10-12
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TRB Lightweight Structures recently released an aerospace-grade lightweight honeycomb composite panel designed for interior applications, expanding the application areas for its range of composite flat panels. Recent investments for manufacturing composites include the procurement of a new 3- x 1.5-m autoclave system.
2015-10-12
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InCar plus is the most extensive internal R&D project that ThyssenKrupp has ever undertaken, with more than 40 individual solutions geared toward cost-effective vehicle weight reduction without sacrificing performance. Timo Faath, General Manager Technology, ThyssenKrupp Steel North America, Inc., talks about the project and some of its promising technologies.
2015-10-12
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Magna International Inc. has received the Best Product Development Performance Award from its customer Mahindra for a new ladder frame used across multiple vehicle platforms. The award was presented at Mahindra’s Supplier Conference in Warsaw, Poland, and recognizes Cosma International, Magna’s body and chassis operating group, for the design, engineering, and development of the frame for Mahindra’s Scorpio SUV and other vehicle platforms.
2015-10-09
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Software’s becoming a greater factor in vehicle development, prompting a heightened focus on reducing the number of defects in code. Early planning, discipline, and continuous attention to detail are a few of the techniques that can help design teams eliminate defects.
2015-10-09
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Volkswagen will pay billions in penalties for rigging 11 million diesel cars to skirt emission standards. Unfortunately, the industry hasn't learned from its past mistakes. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at VW's recent digital fraud. 
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