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2013-12-18
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Highly publicized hacking attacks have prompted design teams throughout the supply chain to beef up their security efforts. Chipmakers are playing a key role in this effort, adding encryption capabilities to CPUs used throughout the vehicle.
2013-12-18
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The 2014 Accord Hybrid employs Honda’s cleverly designed i-MMD two-motor hybrid system that debuted on the Accord Plug-in Hybrid sedan. Honda's chief engineer provides insight.
2013-12-18
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The U.S. FAA awarded Part 33 certification to GE Honda Aero Engine's HF120 turbofan engine, certifying its air-worthiness and setting the stage for engine production. The HF120 engine's airworthiness certification follows a ground and flight test program that involved 13 engines.
2013-12-17
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“The 2014 xEV Industry Insider Report” recently was released by noted battery expert Dr. Menahem Anderman, President of Total Battery Consulting. Based on on-site interviews with senior battery technologists and business development executives at 18 major automakers and 20 battery-system suppliers across three continents, the 175-page work dissects hybrid and electric vehicles and battery technology, the market for each, and provides an assessment of the likely trajectory of all three tiers of the industry as far out as 2020.
2013-12-14
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There has been a population explosion at Mini’s Oxford, England, manufacturing facility: robot count has risen from 600 to nearly 1500, and Plant Director Frank Bachmann is delighted with the resultant increase in production quality.
2013-12-12
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The midsize sedan's 3.5-L V6 powertrain with three-motor hybrid design produces 377 hp, most ever for an Acura. System has latest variant of Acura's Super Handling-All Wheel Drive system, and delivers 28 mpg city/32 mpg highway.
2013-12-12
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Preventing outsiders from hacking into electronic systems is becoming a greater concern as wireless technologies become the norm for vehicles. Automakers are employing different techniques to reduce vulnerability, often by teaming up with partners that specialize in security.
2013-12-10
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The sports sedan has a redesigned front end to better manage crash energy and has a direct-injected version of the 2.0-L four-cylinder intercooled turbo.
2013-12-10
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Mary Barra, GM's head of global product development, will be the auto industry's first female CEO—and its ranking female engineer, in January.
2013-12-10
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ExhaustTrak from Sierra-CP Engineering, the Automotive Test Division of Sierra, was designed in response to customer requirements for a rugged, accurate, and fast solution for direct exhaust mass flow measurement, and is specifically designed for transient cycle flow rate measurement.
2013-12-10
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Mary Barra, General Motors Executive Vice President of Global Product Development and Purchasing & Supply Chain, has been elected by the Board of Directors to become the next CEO of the company. She also will also join the GM Board of Directors.
2013-12-10
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Currently just an importer, Renault will develop and build vehicles in China under a joint venture with Dongfeng that on Dec. 5 was officially approved by the Chinese federal government. According to a very brief Renault press release on the joint venture, "With the support of both Dongfeng Motor and the Renault-Nissan Alliance, stakeholders of both sides will push forward close cooperation in every sector, notably research and development, purchasing, manufacturing, and marketing."
2013-12-10
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A new system called MSYS is designed to bring greater smoothness, energy efficiency, and reduced weight to EV and HEV transmissions.
2013-12-09
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A collaborative effort of AVL, Eberspächer, Topsoe Fuel Cell, Volvo, and Forschungszentrum Jülich, called the DESTA project, is exploring the benefits of utilizing solid-oxide fuel-cell APUs to help meet heavy-duty truck anti-idling requirements. In 2014, a vehicle demonstration on board a U.S.-market Volvo Class 8 truck will be performed.
2013-12-06
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The push to trim fuel consumption and emissions may prompt aircraft manufacturers to adopt some of the electric motor technologies used in hybrid cars and trucks.
2013-12-06
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Starting in January 2014, Manitou Group will begin equipping its 6- to 7-m telehandlers with a multi-function grab bucket and Deutz engines, starting with model series TCD 3.6, designed specifically for use in agricultural equipment.
2013-12-06
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The company says its Cat Connect Solutions is a new framework for construction technologies and services that will help customers monitor, manage, and enhance operations and gain more control of the job site.
2013-12-06
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If smaller and thinner particles can be aligned in a certain way, it may be possible for a battery to hold a charge 50% longer than current batteries can.
2013-12-06
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2015 Nissan GT-R and 2014 Sentra "concept" introduced at Los Angeles Auto Show, along with 2014 NISMO RS version of Juke, join the "just NISMO" that's already on sale. GT-R's 3.8-L V6 is up from 545 to 600 hp (406 to 488 kW). Juke RS performance raised to 215 hp (160 kW) with six-speed manual.
2013-12-06
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The in-vehicle computer VTC 1010-IVI from NEXCOM helps automakers develop the latest technology in the in-vehicle infotainment segment.
2013-12-06
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Garmin International Inc.’s Gemini is a new-navigation core designed for the automotive OEM market.
2013-12-06
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The system has a Tegra 2 graphics processor from Nvidia and Qualcomm Technologies module and can produce 3-D images and deliver download speeds up to 100 Mbps--seven times faster than previous 3G system.
2013-12-06
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Mentor Embedded Hypervisor from Mentor Graphics Corp. is designed for in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems, telematics, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), and instrumentation.
2013-12-06
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According to SAE International's AS6496, a work-in-progress standard called "Fraudulent/Counterfeit Electronic Parts: Avoidance, Detection, Mitigation, and Disposition – Authorized/Franchised Distribution," there has been a significant and increasing volume of fraudulent/counterfeit electronic parts entering the supply chain.
2013-12-06
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Now entering its sixth generation, Ford's original "pony car" features new technology applications to improve performance, comfort, and efficiency including a new 2.3-L Ecoboost four.
2013-12-06
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Two unnamed vehicle platforms for the European market are the first-time applications of TRW's latest lane keeping assist (LKA) technology, the company announced Dec. 3. What distinguishes the new technology from the former one is introduction of closed-loop control. 
2013-12-05
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Published by SAE International, “The 2014 Passenger Car Yearbook” from the editors of Automotive Engineering International focuses on new production models and their technologies.
2013-12-05
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Bringing the aftermarket into advanced connected-car era raises technological and legal issues, but SEMA show exhibitors and forum speakers display ability to participate. Aisles of retrofit kits for electronic feature content show aftermarket's intent.
2013-12-05
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AEI is not a publication that would normally embrace road impressions of a vehicle: the extraordinary Volkswagen XL1 is a very rare exception.
2013-12-05
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A Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. instrument essential for a new era in precipitation measurements has arrived in Japan where it will launch aboard NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission.
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