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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. 
2015-10-06
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LyondellBasell recently acquired SJS Plastiblends Pvt. Ltd., advancing its position in India’s expanding automotive market. LyondellBasell announced in August a definitive agreement to acquire SJS, a polypropylene (PP) compounds manufacturer located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.
2015-10-06
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Mike Sweers, Chief Engineer of the Toyota Tacoma and Tundra, spoke with Automotive Engineering at a recent Tacoma launch event about its development program and truck trends in general.
2015-10-05
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Engineers should expect government regulators in the U.S. and Europe to more strictly enforce existing rules and tighten emission-testing protocols, close gaps between laboratory and real-world testing, and perform more spot checks that can catch abuse after new vehicle models are approved for sale.
2015-10-05
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WABCO has opened a new 65,000-ft² (2790-m²) facility in Chennai, India, that will enable the company to significantly expand its software engineering and shared services capabilities. WABCO plans to further leverage its talent in India and expand its software engineering capabilities to support the local design of new products and systems for emerging markets as well as to contribute to the global development of advanced technologies for commercial vehicles (CVs).
2015-10-03
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Technologies considered necessary for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to safely avoid other aircraft while moving through airspace recently were put to the test using NASA's remotely piloted Ikhana aircraft.
2015-10-03
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The company's Space Fence System, including the large-scale digital radar and turn-key facility, has met all the requirements of the program’s Critical Design Review.
2015-10-03
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Accutronics has created an off-the-shelf, modular battery system that draws energy from removable, sub 100 Wh Li-ion smart batteries and feeds them through a central controller.
2015-10-02
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The India Ministry of Defence has finalized its order with Boeing for production, training, and support of Apache and Chinook helicopters that will enhance India’s capabilities across a range of military and humanitarian missions.
2015-10-02
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Stanadyne, a U.S.-based global fuel injection systems designer and manufacturer, recently introduced its new EcoForce line of fuel-system components designed to improve fuel economy, performance, and emissions of off-highway diesel powertrains in India, China, and emerging markets.
2015-10-02
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Less than one year after delivering its first A350 XWB (-900), Airbus has started assembling the first major fuselage components at its plants in Hamburg and Saint-Nazaire.
2015-10-02
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Speaking at the IAA Frankfurt Show, Christian Schäfer, Global Director of Advanced Electrical and Electronic Architectures at Delphi told Automotive Engineering that there are several drivers for the technology that were not present 15 years ago.
2015-10-02
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Boeing test pilots performed operational checks on engines, flight controls, and environmental systems of the new tanker being developed to replace the USAF's fleet of KC-135 Stratotankers.
2015-10-01
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The company estimates that its new Remote Clean4U windshield defrosting and cleaning system, shown at IAA Frankfurt for the first time, consumes 28 times less energy than an electric defrosting system.
2015-10-01
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Practical application of automotive standards, circuits, and solutions can help circuit designers create robust, reliable designs.
2015-10-01
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Both suppliers revealed futuristic demonstrators at the Frankfurt Motor Show that portend what vehicle cabins will look like when fully autonomous cars hit the road. Comfort and connectivity are major themes.
2015-09-30
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NASA Langley recently tested non-stick wing coatings on Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator 757 that could eventually help aircraft become more fuel efficient by reducing insect residue that creates a surprising amount of drag.
2015-09-30
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Combining a DPF with an SCR catalyst into one device will enable the faster light-off times required by the more stringent new regs due in Sept. 2017.
2015-09-29
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At the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, Malcolm Ward, Opel/Vauxhall Exterior Design Director, talked to Automotive Engineering on how the new car uses the Opel design language dubbed "Sculptural Artistry."
2015-09-29
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SAE International’s book, Economics of Composites, captures the state of the composites industry to assist engineering/technical professionals in charting a course for achieving economic success.
2015-09-29
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The Sensear Heavy Vehicle Communication Solution enables clear transmission of two-way radio communications and stereo audio for operating heavy vehicles at any industrial site.
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