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2013-11-25
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Infotainment systems often account for a solid portion of the 100 million or so lines of code on today’s vehicles. That’s prompting many product developers to turn to open-source software, which can trim the development cycle roughly in half.
2013-11-25
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Gowanda's "world's smallest" SMG1812 was designed specifically for applications that are magnetically sensitive and therefore require non-magnetic components.
2013-11-25
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CAFE isn't a mistake with unintended consequences, EPA and NHTSA say, but rather a carefully crafted way to meet the Congressional mandate to maintain the current vehicle fleet's vehicle-size distribution, Scenaria President says in SEMA presentation.
2013-11-25
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When Jessi Combs set the women’s land speed record in October, she represented a team of volunteers who fought the odds to turn a junked fighter jet built in 1957 into a record-setting vehicle. The North American Eagle team is headed by a race driver whose ultimate goal is to wrest the men’s speed from a British team, bringing the record back to America.
2013-11-24
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Lockheed Martin recently confirmed that its Skunk Works engineers are developing a hypersonic aircraft that will go twice the speed of the SR-71 Blackbird, called the SR-72.
2013-11-24
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Researchers devised the tests to prove that active flow control can enhance the performance of a vertical tail enough to allow future designers to reduce the size of the structure for a whole family of airplanes.
2013-11-23
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TTControl has designed the HY-TTC 500 product family as a high-end electronic control solution to satisfy needs for a wide range of applications, such as construction and agricultural machines.
2013-11-23
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Minnesota Rubber and Plastics modified a transmission oil seal assembly design and material using a high performance plastic polyetherimide and a fluoroelastomer o-ring.
2013-11-22
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Steyr engineers at its St. Valentin location designed an intelligent power split concept that allows for speeds up to 50 km/h (31 mph) at a reduced engine speed of only 1750 rpm
2013-11-22
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Now that simulation and modeling are common techniques for designing equipment, standards groups are stepping in to add a bit more structure and compatibility for these tools. Two trade associations have paired up to establish a working group that aims to make it simpler to merge engineering analysis with overall systems behavior analysis.
2013-11-21
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Pratt & Whitney Canada is transforming its design and manufacturing processes, streamlining operations by eliminating steps and improving connectivity and compatibility. The moves are being made to help the company improve and maintain its engines while also setting the stage for a move into 3-D manufacturing.
2013-11-21
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The Colorado weighs 900 lb less than the full-size Silverado and features a number of significant segment firsts: aluminum hood, active grille shutters to improve highway fuel efficiency, available forward collision-alert, lane-departure warning, and an optional diesel engine.
2013-11-15
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Engineering students have until Feb. 14, 2014, to submit entries into a contest sponsored by Valeo and designed to bring out the best ideas to make cars more intelligent and intuitive by 2030. The winning team will receive a grant of €100,000, with the first and second runners-up each receiving €10,000.
2013-11-13
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Graco Supply now offers extended shelf-life options on pre-mixed frozen sealants for aircraft applications.
2013-11-13
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A forum at the 2013 SEMA Show discussed three approaches to ensure performance parts compliance with federal safety standard No. 126. Panelists also explained how simulation data, and kinematics and compliance measurements, can improve performance parts design.
2013-11-13
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The auto industry is facing a capacity shortage at the shops making the stamping dies and molding tools needed to produce vehicles, according to the Harbour Results, Inc. 2013 North American Automotive Vendor Tooling Study.
2013-11-13
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If batteries could be integrated directly into car structures such as doors and body panels, EVs could weigh less and travel farther on a single charge, according to Emile Greenhalgh, a researcher at The Composites Center of Imperial College London. Volvo recently demonstrated in an S80 sedan a prototype underhood plenum panel that is made of carbon-fiber composites that contain lithium-ion batteries.
2013-11-13
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The large cylindrical pressure tanks typically used for onboard CNG (compressed natural gas) storage are notorious for compromising passenger and cargo volume in light-duty vehicles. Chrysler is exploring the idea of using multiple smaller tanks to conquer the packaging challenge.
2013-11-12
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Kia will begin selling an all-electric vehicle based on the Soul in 2014, the company announced Nov. 11. Called the Soul EV and equipped with a 27-kW·h lithium-ion battery pack, it has a target range of 120 mi (193 km) and is geared for city commuters.
2013-11-12
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MESSRING offers the new M=BUS in-dummy data acquisition system for the WorldSID (Worldwide Harmonized Side Impact Dummy) 5th Small Female Dummy.
2013-11-12
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Altium Limited's Software Platform Builder delivers ultra rapid prototyping and development for ARM Cortex-M based microcontrollers.
2013-11-06
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Regulatory authorities in Germany decided to develop a new aircraft category called volocopter to accommodate the new 18-motor VC200.
2013-11-06
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From new vehicles to new technologies and shared production capacity, Mitsubishi Motors Corp. and the Renault-Nissan Alliance will greatly broaden their current level of collaboration, the two Japanese automakers announced Nov. 5.
2013-11-05
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The latest Z/28, a fixture at this year's SEMA Show, is a stripped-down car with minimal conveniences and maximum precision and durability on the track.
2013-11-05
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An all-carbon-fiber truck bed helps a full-size pickup realize a triple-digit mass reduction in comparison to its production sibling. The Cheyenne is one of 39 vehicles Chevrolet has at the 2013 SEMA Show.
2013-11-04
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The system, called MatrixBeam, runs permanently on high beam with subtleties that include the ability to dim down for multiple “targets,” providing long-range high beam illumination that can straddle both an approaching vehicle and one traveling ahead, without dazzling the occupants of either.
2013-11-04
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With its new line of automotive fabric and leather concepts for customers worldwide, Lear’s seat surface material capabilities now extend to a full range of custom finishing techniques, including laser etching, embroidery, embossing, perforations, and polymer printing.
2013-11-02
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VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd. (VECV), a Volvo Group and Eicher Motors joint venture, is commercially producing engines at what it calls the most “technologically advanced engine manufacturing plant in India.”
2013-11-01
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Company's new hot-rolling and cold-rolling lines in Oswego are part of major initiative to increase its already large market share.
2013-10-31
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New R-1234yf production is promised by Arkema. SAE Cooperative Research Group shows R-445A blend has potential, and vehicle prototype charging equipment for assembly line and service shop is undergoing testing. German automakers resurrect the R-744 (carbon dioxide as a refrigerant) development program.
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