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MEM inertial accelerometer

2015-08-26
The Model 1525 Series microelectromechanical (MEM) variable capacitive accelerometers from Silicon Designs Inc. are a low-cost, integral, inertial accelerometer family.
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High-integrity, low-cost aluminum components produced by semi-solid casting

2015-08-25
Semi-solid casting is a near-net shape casting process that is capable of producing extremely high-quality castings. It differs from all other casting processes as it does not use fully liquid metal to produce the castings, instead using a feed material that is preferably about 50% solid and 50% liquid.
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High-voltage, high-current connectors

2015-08-24
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.
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FPT plans engines for complex market

2015-08-24
The challenges for the off-highway industrial engine supplier goes beyond simply meeting ever more stringent emissions regulations in Europe. Their engine designs also need to minimize total cost of ownership while delivering power and fuel efficiency in a worldwide market.
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Ford researches 'intelligent' lighting systems

2015-08-20
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.
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Hyundai enhances NVH with 2016 Tucson’s re-engineered suspension—including ‘world first’ dual-member damper housing

2015-08-20
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.
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Ford GT prototypes "run naked" in public-road testing phase

2015-08-19
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.
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Battling the high cost of EV batteries

2015-08-14
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.
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Lightweighting focus for TE's connectivity solutions

2015-08-12
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.
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Jaguar Design Director on the shape of things to come

2015-08-11
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.
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