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2013-12-30
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The relatively small Japanese OEM has a toolbox full of clever engineering approaches aimed at wringing increased efficiency out of its new vehicles.
2013-12-27
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Macro Sensors CD series of subminiature LVDT position sensors features a lightweight, low-mass core, compact 0.375 in diameter, and accuracy necessary for many aerospace applications with tight space and weight restrictions.
2013-12-27
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Voith targeted weight reduction through material savings as a primary route to increase efficiency of its automatic transmissions.
2013-12-26
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Agilent Technologies Inc.’s N5183B MXG and N5173B EXG microwave analog signal generators provide the signal purity, output power, and modulation developers need for advanced radar, electronic-warfare, and satellite-communications applications.
2013-12-26
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Metallized Carbon Corp.’s Metcar carbon-graphite bushings offer advantages over traditional metals for use in gear pumps that pump aviation fuel for aircraft engines.
2013-12-26
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Algorithms rein in redundant motor-in-wheel drives to keep lightweight EVs safe and stable.
2013-12-26
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The system can take advantage of a road grade to time a torque-demand reduction and, in some cases, decouple the transmission to reduce powertrain losses.
2013-12-26
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The Dynasty 280 and Maxstar 280 TIG welders from Miller Electric Mfg. Co. deliver more power and can weld metal up to 3/8 in thick, yet are significantly lighter, more portable, and use less energy than machines of similar output capabilities.
2013-12-23
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The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded a contract for Phase 1 of the Vertical Take-Off and Landing Experimental Aircraft (VTOL X-Plane) program to Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
2013-12-21
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With forecasts that demand for natural gas as a transportation fuel will grow substantially over the next six years—reaching more than 2 billion ft³ per day by 2020—the SAE International Truck and Bus Council has launched an effort to develop relevant SAE standards.
2013-12-20
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Chromalloy has entered into three new long-term parts and service agreements with Pratt & Whitney, for manufacturing and supply-chain activities on the new PurePower PW1100G-JM engine and to provide aftermarket support on legacy engines.
2013-12-20
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Boeing has announced it will expand its flight and maintenance training capabilities in Russia with a new training campus. The new full-service training facility will be located in the Skolkovo Innovation Center in Moscow.
2013-12-20
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The U.S. EPA is close to releasing its final Tier 3 emissions provisions, a comprehensive regulation package that will align with the California Air Resources Board's LEV-III standards.
2013-12-20
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Under an agreement announced Dec. 19, Mercedes-AMG (a Daimler AG subsidiary) and Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. will develop custom-made V8 engines supporting the latter’s launch of next-generation car models that, the companies say, will combine high performance and fuel efficiency.
2013-12-19
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The new Fit is equipped with new powertrains, including hybrid, EV, and sporty RS versions. Its new B platform also provides the basis for Honda's 2015 compact crossover.
2013-12-19
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The goal of the program, which began in 2007, is to advance development of new sensor and control technologies with the aim of applying them to the active safety systems of future vehicles.
2013-12-19
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As some features quiet children, others interfere with driver concentration on the road ahead, studies by AAA and MIT find. Toyota is testing transfer of tasks to passengers to relieve the driver of cognitive overload.
2013-12-19
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A new U.S. GAO report on the current state of V2V communications highlights the remaining obstacles to implementation.
2013-12-18
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Key input from Ford of Europe engineers and designers played a major role in creating a Mustang for world markets.
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.
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