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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.
2013-12-05
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A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics (IME), GLOBALFOUNDRIES Singapore Pte. Ltd., and Masdar Institute of Science and Technology entered into a collaboration to develop and advance micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) technologies for automotive, aerospace, consumer, health care, industrial, and mobility applications.
2013-12-05
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Hyundai promises Tucson-based model for $500/month lease by next Spring, and is prepared to make as many as it can lease. Honda and Toyota have conservative projections for near-term, but will market FC cars in 2015.
2013-12-04
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While shifting the manufacturing process of a composite part from pre-impregnated to a new liquid resin injection process, the Composites Development team at Bombardier Aerospace had to redesign the component to a new set of design allowables. The Integrated Product Development Team was able to quickly provide a turnkey solution that resulted in a positive business case for both weight and cost.
2013-12-04
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Siemens’ NX9 software includes new capabilities and technological developments that deliver enhanced product development flexibility, and, according to the company, up to five times higher productivity across multiple industries such as automotive, aerospace, shipbuilding, and others.
2013-12-04
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Base-station cordless EV battery charging is only in the early stages of development, but already some are researching the possibility of charging on the go.
2013-12-04
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Boeing sought a solution that would reduce the amount of manual drilling, improve hole quality, and increase overall productivity. Not for the first time, Electroimpact was key in developing an automated solution.
2013-12-04
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Engineering simulation software provider ANSYS has signed an agreement to acquire Reaction Design. San Diego, CA-based Reaction Design provides chemistry simulation solutions that enable transportation manufacturers and energy companies to achieve their clean-technology goals by automating the analysis of chemical processes via computer simulation and modeling solutions.
2013-12-03
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An SAE International volunteer task force working on a standard for wireless charging of electric vehicles has agreed on the frequency (85 kHz) and the power levels that should be used. “After three years of international collaboration and investigation within the team, consensus has been reached on a nominal common frequency of operation for the light-duty vehicle guideline,” said Jesse Schneider, Chair of the J2954 Task Force for Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) of Light Duty, Electric, and Plug-in Vehicles.
2013-12-02
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Facing tighter global noise and emissions regulations, Harley has employed full liquid cooling on its all-new 500- and 750-cc Revolution X global engines, while engineering "strategic" liquid cooling into its fabled Twin Cam 103 series.
2013-12-02
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The Edge Concept that Ford introduced at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show reveals the automaker’s vision not only for what the next production version of the crossover may look like, but also what semi- and, later, full-autonomous driving may look like.
2013-12-02
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As quick and nimble as the i3 stablemate is, BMW promises an even better driving experience with the i8 plug-in hybrid-electric sports car.
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