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2014-12-09
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When vehicles start handling multiple aspects of driving, electronic controls won’t always rely solely on input from onboard sensors. Often, antennas will point skyward to bring in information from GPS satellites and telematic systems.
2014-12-09
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Atmel Corp.’s next-generation family of local interconnect network transceivers, system basis chips, and voltage regulators are suitable for automotive body, powertrain, infotainment sensor, and actuator applications.
2014-12-09
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EB tresos Safety Operating System multi-core from Elektrobit is a new operating system for automotive electronic control units.
2014-12-09
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Texas Instruments extends its automotive system-on-chip range with the TDA3x processor family, which is designed to help car manufacturers develop sophisticated advanced driver assistance systems applications that meet or exceed NCAP requirements, reduce collisions on the road, and enable a more autonomous driving experience in entry- to mid-level automobiles.
2014-12-05
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Renesas Electronics’ new RH850/P1x-C series is a high-end version of its RH850/P1x series of 32-bit automotive microcontrollers.
2014-12-04
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Electric cars offer the big benefit of almost no maintenance. In this week's SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the almost maintenance-free life of owning an electric car. SAE Eye on Engineering can be viewed at http://youtu.be/iXo_jaFhZvw. 
2014-12-03
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The American National Standards Institute on Dec. 2 issued a progress report (http://publicaa.ansi.org/sites/apdl/evsp/ANSI_EVSP_Roadmap_May_2013.pdf) on an organized standardization effort to help electric vehicles thrive in the U.S. marketplace.
2014-12-03
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Although in-vehicle vulnerabilities have been identified, others exist in cloud-based systems. Public facilities, from traffic-light-controlling central computers to non-automotive infrastructure, may have little or no protection, speakers asserted.
2014-12-03
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Toho Tenax has developed a new prepreg that offers super-high-heat and -oxidation resistance suited to aircraft and automotive engine compartments. The supplier also recently released a new rapid-curing prepeg for increased productivity.
2014-12-03
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The new stylish and refined Mazda2-based crossover made its debut at the 2014 LA Auto Show.
2014-12-03
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Ford upgraded the Explorer's four-cylinder EcoBoost engine to support all-wheel drive and 3000-lb towing, while a new Platinum trim level brings many first-time amenities for Ford.
2014-12-03
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"Futurist" Peter Schwartz at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show says car makers must gain enough of the increased value from connected car for the industry to succeed in producing an "intelligent fleet." Failure to take a leadership role was viewed as comparable to IBM leaving the development of the PC operating system to Microsoft.
2014-12-03
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At the 2014 LA Auto Show, the Prologue concept car and A7 Sportback h-tron illustrate the company's plans for the design of upcoming models and the fuel cell that could power them.
2014-12-03
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SAE International’s new book, Counterfeit Electronic Parts and Their Impact on Supply Chains, examines how counterfeit parts are negatively affecting the aviation, spacecraft, and defense sectors and what can be done about it.
2014-12-03
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At the recent 2014 L.A. Auto Show, various OEMs put their latest hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles on stage. Engineers developing FCEVs are working against overlapping regulatory clocks, and OEM collaborations are taking the some of the sting out of development time and costs.
2014-12-03
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Thorsten Kniesa likes a quiet life, and as a senior member of the team that created Opel Group’s (Opel and Vauxhall) three-cylinder Ecotec gasoline engine, he has helped ensure that buyers of the just launched Corsa hatchback can also have one.
2014-12-02
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Toyota today called for a coordinated industry-wide joint initiative to independently test Takata airbag inflators that have been the subject of recent recalls by several automakers. "By combining our collective efforts behind a coordinated, comprehensive testing program, we believe we can achieve greater results.
2014-12-02
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Oerlikon Graziano is demonstrating a new hybrid transmission that integrates a 120-kW electric motor within the same space as a conventional transmission.
2014-12-02
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China’s automakers are gearing up to take advantage of smartphones and Internet services as they attempt to match the connectivity capabilities of their international competitors. Expanding their development programs and partnering with outsiders are key elements in the efforts.
2014-12-02
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Ford has a lot riding on the new Mustang. It isn’t just another Ford model, it is a statement of capability and international intent, and no-one appreciates that more than Ford of Europe (FoE) Chief Operating Officer.
2014-12-01
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Design and manufacturing challenges are becoming more complex and multi-dimensional, prompting design teams to expand their efforts to collaborate. This change is being aided by a shift to 3-D models, but that transition has issues that highlight the complexity of linking various groups.
2014-12-01
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Dry drilling of composite-Ti stack-ups via CO2 avoids the problems associated with liquid coolants used in fuselage hole drilling, while delivering benefits in productivity, tool life, and hole quality.
2014-11-26
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Lead-acid batteries have clear advantages in cost and low-temperature performance, but Li-ion has its own set of pluses.
2014-11-26
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The use of lead in engine bearings for light-duty vehicles was banned in the European Union from July 1, 2011, bringing widespread changes in coatings. Although heavy-duty engines have not yet been subject to similar legislation, Federal-Mogul believes that it is only a matter of time before they are.
2014-11-26
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High-tech design causes time to remanufacture engines to nearly triple and adds to cost, while used engines remain a competitive factor. However, Purdue University data shows remanufacturing is far more energy efficient than installing a new powerplant.
2014-11-25
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The auto industry has entered a strange period, as a walk through the Los Angeles Auto Show made clear. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke reports on trends at the 2015 LA Auto Show. 
2014-11-25
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Ophir Photonics’ 1000WP-BB-34 high-power water cooled thermal sensor is designed with the requirement that all materials coming in contact with the cooling water are either copper or nonmetallic.
2014-11-25
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The SXUVPS4 multi-element photo detector from Opto Diode has a 5 mm² active area in a quadrant configuration.
2014-11-25
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The YASDA YMC 430 Ver. II micro machining center from Methods Machine Tools, Inc. is suitable for the ultra-precise manufacturing and high surface finishes required on small, complex features in components and dies or molds.
2014-11-25
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3D Systems has developed its fastest fab-grade selective laser sintering system yet, the ProX 500 Plus.
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