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2014-11-25
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Allison Transmission is offering a new option to fully electrify components used with its H 40/50 EP hybrid propulsion system for transit buses and coaches. Co-developed with Vanner Inc., Increased Accessory Power II provides power from the hybrid system to accessories such as electric air conditioning, electric air compressors, and power steering systems.
2014-11-24
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SEMA develops step-by-step system in conjunction with California Air Resources Board to help participating members comply with emissions regulations. Clemson University I-CAR is an active participant, providing laboratory facilities for analysis to aid SEMA members who are aftermarket manufacturers.
2014-11-24
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TDK Corp.’s BCEM series of EPCOS high-current chokes are designed specifically for buck-boost converters in 48-v automotive power systems.
2014-11-24
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Kia says it calls the completely redesigned MY2015 offering a multipurpose vehicle, rather than a minivan, “because there’s nothing mini in here.”
2014-11-21
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General Motors on Nov. 20 announced four major personnel changes with the goal of improving customer satisfaction. The moves are effective immediately. All of the people involved have held engineering positions with the company. • Alicia Boler-Davis, currently Senior Vice President, Global Quality and Customer Experience, is named Senior Vice President, Global Connected Customer Experience. • Grace Lieblein, currently Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain, is named Vice President, Global Quality. • Steve Kiefer, currently Vice President, Global Powertrain, is named Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. • Dan Nicholson (SAE Member, 1988), currently Executive Director of Powertrain Embedded Controls, is promoted to Global Powertrain Vice President, assuming Kiefer’s responsibility. • Mary Chan, Vice President, Global Connected Consumer, has elected to leave GM to pursue other opportunities.
2014-11-20
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TRW stockholders representing 79% of the company's shares outstanding have voted to allow the proposed acquisition of the company by ZF to proceed. Under the terms of the agreement, ZF will acquire TRW in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $12.4 billion based on equity value.
2014-11-20
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Bridgestone Americas announced on Nov. 18 the opening of its off-highway radial tire plant in Aiken County, SC—the first plant of its kind for Bridgestone outside of Japan, according to a company spokesperson. 
2014-11-19
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The rise of new geographical auto markets (and stagnation of others), the proliferation of new "connected-car" technologies including automated driving, and a diminishing case for car ownership are among a number of challenges facing automotive industry decision makers.
2014-11-19
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Technology developed by Tech Mahindra for vehicle-to-infrastructure and vehicle-to-vehicle communication provides a blueprint for creating a gateway that will help achieve seamless V2X mobility.
2014-11-19
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The new Shelby Mustang's street-vs-track development ratio was more biased toward the track than the majority of cars from Ford Performance Enginering—even versus the GT500.
2014-11-18
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If you restore vintage cars, trucks, and motorcycles, SAE International is looking for your expertise. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the collaboration between the Historic Vehicle Association and SAE to develop standards for the preservation, restoration, responsible use, and classification of historic vehicles. 
2014-11-18
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Ford's choice of crankshaft type for the new 5.2-L high-performance V8 gives the new GT350 a thrilling and unique exhaust tone—but was nearly killed due to severe NVH issues.
2014-11-18
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Market success of the new fuel-cell sedan depends to a large extent on steady installation of hydrogen fueling stations worldwide.
2014-11-18
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"Craft shop" approach of low-volume, all-aluminum, high-end makes is too restrictive for America's best-selling vehicle. SEMA Show training classes by I-CAR demonstrate special techniques necessary and the learning curve for mainstream body shop technicians.
2014-11-18
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Scientists at Fraunhofer have developed a high-resolution magnetic line camera to measure magnetic fields in real time, which is particularly useful for quality assurance during the manufacture of magnets.
2014-11-18
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Potential exists for more efficient re-use of rare earth elements, Purdue professor asserts. Regardless of choice, original component design should be engineered for dismantling to enhance end-of-life recovery, he tells Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week forum in Las Vegas.
2014-11-17
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Among the many premium interior features in the 2015 Hyundai Genesis is a “world-first” safety technology—an in-cabin CO2 sensor control system, located under the glove box, that combats occupant drowsiness.
2014-11-17
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Composite supplier Toray Industries signed an agreement to expand its current contract for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner to include the 777X wings. The addition of the 777X to the current 787 contract represents a significant increase in the material provided to Boeing by Toray.
2014-11-17
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The Association of Global Automakers and its 12 member companies have unveiled auto industry consumer privacy protection principles (http://www.globalautomakers.org/topic/privacy) for vehicle technologies and services.
2014-11-17
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The 744K-II, 824K-II, and 844K-II meet Final Tier 4 emissions while offering increased durability and productivity.
2014-11-17
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Mazda is developing the 2016 MX-5 as an affordable, turnkey, "ready-to-race" platform for global competition.
2014-11-17
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The new release of MapleSim from Maplesoft makes it substantially easier to explore and validate designs, create and manage libraries of custom components, and use MapleSim models within the engineering toolchain.
2014-11-17
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First flight of the twin-engine plane is expected by the end of this year, with initial delivery in 2016.
2014-11-17
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What will it take to make Lincoln a profitable global luxury brand? In this episode of Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at Ford's new plan to overhaul Lincoln. SAE Eye on Engineering can be viewed at http://youtu.be/4msox7_ALN8. 
2014-11-14
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Built on a tool carrier chassis, the RT1200's design allows contractors to select from tracks or tires and a variety of attachments.
2014-11-14
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Dana Holding Corp.'s Long brand of integrated cooling plates are designed to enhance heat transfer of insulated gate bipolar transistor switches.
2014-11-14
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Eaton has now released details of its Procision dual clutch transmission, unveiled at the IAA Hanover truck show, aimed at middleweight trucks and buses up to 16-t gross vehicle weight.
2014-11-14
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The refreshed Charger line gets slipperier sheet metal and a new 707-hp halo model.
2014-11-13
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Having two gear ratios rather than the single ratio that is typical of EVs enables the eAxle to boost the i8's all-wheel-drive performance across its entire speed range.
2014-11-13
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A Ford safety application took the grand prize at the 2014 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Automotive Innovation Awards gala on November 12 in Livonia, MI.
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