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2015-08-24
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The Model 1525 Series microelectromechanical (MEM) variable capacitive accelerometers from Silicon Designs Inc. are a low-cost, integral, inertial accelerometer family.
2015-08-24
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Basotect TG melamine foam from BASF is used for the acoustic layer in Volkswagen EA888 engine covers.
2015-08-24
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The iglide L500 plastic bearing material from igus is suited for continuous operation in high-speed rotation applications under low loads.
2015-08-24
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DTS' TSR data logger line includes a ±20 g sensor range.
2015-08-24
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Amphenol Industrial Products Group’s ePower connectors series, rated at 800 V dc to 1000 V dc, now includes right angle overmolded connectors for 200 A and 400 A connection systems.
2015-08-20
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Active grille shutters are being used more and more by automakers to help boost fuel economy at higher speeds. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at SRG Global's new "Inte-Grille" shutter system. 
2015-08-20
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The automaker is developing a camera-based lighting system that can automatically widen dipped beams at road junctions and roundabouts. It is also researching infrared image triggered spotlighting and an intelligent GPS linked system.
2015-08-20
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No area of the third-generation Tucson crossover utility vehicle was left untouched by Hyundai engineers, but particular attention was placed on re-engineering the chassis for improved ride and handling, and importantly, better NVH characteristics. The CUV employs a dual-reinforcing panel rear wheelhouse design, which optimizes panels that are prone to vibration, resulting in a 109% increase in rigidity.
2015-08-19
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The 2017 GT development program has begun testing in southeastern Michigan, with the exotic American supercars running “naked” as they rack up miles amid daily commuter traffic. Automotive Engineering encountered and photographed one of the off-tool prototypes recently.
2015-08-14
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Huge factories and technical improvements are slowly pushing battery pack costs down toward the $100/kW·h turning point that's expected to democratize electrified vehicles.
2015-08-13
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Why did BMW, Audi, and Daimler recently get together to buy Nokia's digital map unit for $3.1 billion? In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the map technology recently purchased by the three German automakers. 
2015-08-12
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TE Connectivity’s aluminum COPALUM Lite sealed terminals and splices provide fast, easy terminations for aerospace applications, while reducing weight up to 60%. The company's INSTALITE RoHS-compliant braid, which offers high electrical performance over a range of frequencies, is up to 50% lighter than traditional braid.
2015-08-11
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For a window into how 3D printing is revolutionizing manufacturing, look no further than the aerospace industry.
2015-08-11
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Ian Callum joined Jaguar in 1999, where he and his team created, among others, the R-Coupe, RD-6, C-X75, and C-X17 concepts. His Jaguar production model list spans, chronologically, the last generation XK (2006), followed by the XF, XJ, and the F-Type, in coupe and convertible forms. Now, Callum has led his team to create the new XF and future Jaguars.
2015-08-11
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A $2.5 million upgrade turns an existing climatic cell into one of the industry's most capable facilities for 4x4 and AWD vehicle development.
2015-08-10
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Tucked within the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor campus is a glimpse of the automotive future. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at Mcity, a new proving ground that will help automakers and suppliers develop automated and driverless car technologies.
2015-08-06
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The PD400 has a common electronic control architecture that supports the full suite of JDES advanced motor control software to optimize performance of permanent magnet or induction motors in hybrid electric applications.
2015-08-06
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New PL72, PL83, and PL87 pipelayers feature differential steering and an electronically controlled hydraulic system that places total control of lifting functions into a single joystick. A dash-mounted LCD display provides onboard diagnostic information for the operator.
2015-08-06
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The new crawler dozer offers automated dozing from rough cut to finish grade with no blade-mounted sensors.
2015-07-31
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Can a supercharger with a mechanical variable speed drive give a downsized engine the performance “feel” of a larger-displacement, naturally-aspirated unit without sacrificing efficiency? A joint U.K. research project aims to find out.
2015-07-31
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The company is beefing up its use of cameras and expanding their roles. Imagers can help drivers peer around corners and help back up trailers in addition to basic functions like lane keeping.
2015-07-31
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With an electromagnetic clutch located between the drive pulley and supercharger rotors, the blower can be disengaged during idle, light throttle, and cruising situations.
2015-07-29
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SAKOR Technologies supplies a test system for the Dream Chaser atmospheric flight control system, serving as a spacecraft emulator to test overall system performance.
2015-07-29
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Exhaust from a car's tailpipe is usually considered a bad thing. But exhaust is also used to make engines burn cleaner. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at a technology called Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) and its environmental benefits.
2015-07-28
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The lightweight, open-architecture FlightPro Gen III mission computer integrates advanced mission, weapons, and video-processing capabilities into a conduction-cooled, high-performance airborne computer capable of driving four independent, multi-function displays.
2015-07-28
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The 6DX PRO for gathering kinematic data for research and engineering validation was designed by DTS specifically for occupant dynamics and human injury assessment.
2015-07-27
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Walther Trowal’s new continuous feed tumblast machines have been specially adapted for shot blasting of light metals like aluminum and magnesium.
2015-07-27
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Coldwater Machine’s new SpotMeld system is based on Refill Friction Stir Spot Weld technology. The system enables spot welding of aluminum (1000-7000 series), magnesium, non-ferrous, and dissimilar sheet materials.
2015-07-24
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For the first time since the Second World War, the Japanese aerospace industry has demonstrated a new defense air program overseas in an attempt to interest potential export customers.
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