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2014-05-12
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Higher fuel efficiency and reduced exhaust emissions are two potential benefits associated with Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition (RCCI), a dual-fuel combustion strategy being spearheaded by a team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
2014-05-12
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The limited-edition R8 LMX will be the first production car in the world to come equipped with laser high beams when it debuts this summer, says its maker Audi. The VW brand has been a leader in automotive lighting, with the R8 being the first production car to boast all-LED headlights.
2014-05-09
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For years, the most sophisticated UASs have employed “autonomous” algorithms that allow them to operate for hours without human intervention or control. This autonomy can be perceived as true intelligence but also as dangerous—raising concerns about accidents and moral and legal accountability.
2014-05-09
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BMW is doubling down on its commitment to carbon fiber with major capacity increases at the plant that makes the material for its new i brand of lightweight electrified vehicles. The plant (located in Moses Lake, WA, and owned by a joint venture between BMW and SGL Group called SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers) currently operates two production lines, exclusively for BMW i, with annual output of about 3000 ton (2721 t).
2014-05-09
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To be based in Shanghai, Krishnakumar “K.K.” Srinivasan was recently appointed by Eaton to the position of President, Vehicle Group, Asia Pacific, reporting to Ken Davis, President, Vehicle Group. Srinivasan most recently served as Managing Director in India for the Vehicle Group, where he was responsible for all truck, bus, and automotive operations.
2014-05-08
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The first ever Airbus A350 XWB to visit the U.S., MSN2, arrived the second week in May at McKinley Climatic Lab at Eglin Air Force base in Florida. Over several weeks the aircraft and its various systems and cabin installations will be subjected to the extreme hot and cold temperatures that the facility can sustain in a testing environment.
2014-05-08
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NASA announced that it is seeking proposals for the development of more capable energy storage technologies than batteries that will advance energy storage solutions for the space program and other government agencies, such as the DOE's Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E).
2014-05-08
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University–Worldwide will begin offering a Master of Science in Unmanned Systems degree this August. Unmanned systems coursework will examine the application, development, management, and policies of unmanned systems and address issues including regulation; systems design; policy and ethics; education and training; and human performance and machine interaction.
2014-05-08
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CSEG has designed, and filed a patent for, a cooling pack and fan that would allow for extreme driving conditions while downsizing the cooling pack, increasing fuel economy, and reducing costs for the OEM as well as the customers who do the driving.
2014-05-06
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Cummins has officially launched its ISV5.0, a new commercial-duty 5-L V8 diesel engine designed for North America. Production of the engine, which had been in development for about 13 years, starts in the fourth quarter this year in Columbus, IN, at the Columbus Engine Plant.
2014-05-04
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A new electrolyte developed the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) serves not only as an ion conductor, but also as a cathode supplement in batteries. Potential uses of the technology include remote keyless entry systems, cardiac pacemakers, sensors, and other applications "where replacing or recharging a battery is not possible or desirable."
2014-05-04
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Pennzoil Platinum and Pennzoil Ultra Platinum with PurePlus Technology are full synthetic motor oils formulated from natural gas.
2014-05-01
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The forklift is one of the few applications where less battery weight is not necessarily a good thing.
2014-05-01
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Conti's new 48-V hybrid system is a package-efficient module aimed at delivering much of the functionality of a 200- to 400-V hybrid system for a fraction of the cost. It will enter production in 2016 at two OEMs.
2014-04-30
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In a move to centralize resources for better collaboration between racing and production engineers, General Motors is building the GM Performance and Racing Center (GMPRC) at its Powertrain World Headquarters in Pontiac, MI.
2014-04-30
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Granta Design at the recent SAE 2014 World Congress launched the Automotive Materials Consortium (AutoMatlC) that will bring together OEMs and suppliers in the automotive and off-highway sectors to develop best practices for materials information and use.
2014-04-30
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Simon Edwards, Ricardo’s Global Director of Technology, has been appointed Chair of the European Automotive Research Partners Association (EARPA). The organization consists of over 40 of the most prominent R&D providers in the European automotive sector and is independent of any external body.
2014-04-29
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Despite the burgeoning success of highly effective single platform modular solutions, hardware variation is not falling, warns BWI Group global technology executive Olivier Raynauld.
2014-04-29
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Volvo Buses recently opened its fourth Volvo Bus Center in India, this one in Bangalore. The company’s “bus centers” are an aftermarket concept offering a range of services, parts, training, and “soft solutions” at one location, with the aim of enhancing product uptime, product upkeep, and the overall customer experience.
2014-04-28
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Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV) and Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp., a Daimler company, recently launched DICV-made trucks in Tanzania, the fourth market since the start of export in May 2013.
2014-04-28
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AB Dynamics’ updated suspension parameter measuring machine (SPMM), the SPMM5000, is a fixed ground plane kinetics and compliance test machine that measures suspension parameters and characteristics like the SPMM4000 on which it is based.
2014-04-28
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3-D catalytic activity of new open-frame nanoparticles is twenty times that of existing formulations.
2014-04-28
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ATK reached agreement on a $178 million contract award as part of the U.S. Air Force's Phase 1 Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) buy from United Launch Alliance (ULA). The order value includes hardware for both of the cur-rent Air Force EELV launch vehicles, the Atlas V and Delta IV.
2014-04-27
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Average MY2012 vehicle CO2 emissions fell by 22 g/mi from MY2011, with a corresponding improvement in fuel economy, according to a new report by the U.S. EPA. The figures of 376 g/mi and 23.6 mpg figures are both records, the agency said.
2014-04-25
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The demand for innovative manufacturing technology that produces lighter parts with stronger material grows each day in the competitive aerospace industry. 3-D printing, also known as “additive manufacturing,” is at the center of this innovation.
2014-04-25
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Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) used the SAE 2014 World Congress April 8 to announce formation of two consortia, one on fuels and lubricants, the other on emissions and catalysts. Sharing costs through a consortium gives companies access to more research than would be feasible fi funded individually, said Thomas Briggs, Ph.D., a Manager in the Engine Systems Research and Development section in the Engine, Emissions, and Vehicle Research Division.
2014-04-24
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Johnson Controls’ FreshPer4mance coating for fabrics repels dirt and liquid from automotive seats and protects passengers from microbes and static.
2014-04-24
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Airbus Helicopters Japan recently inaugurated Japan’s first full flight simulator (FFS) for helicopters at its facilities located in the Kobe Airport vicinity. The simulator is configured to represent Airbus Helicopters’ light twin-engine EC135 P2+ rotorcraft, and has received Level C certification from the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau.
2014-04-24
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There is more and more demand from design engineers to increase the operating temperature range up to 250°C with load, which means a junction temperature at the resistive layer level of 270°C.
2014-04-24
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A recent EPA analysis shows that of the MY2014 offerings, 34% already meet 2016 GHG and CAFE targets.
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