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2013-12-02
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VIA Motors says it has begun retrofit electric vehicle production of vans at plant in Mexico, using General Motors commercial vehicles, with pickups based on Chevy Silverado to follow in 2014. Traction motor replaces OE transmission. Lithium-ion battery pack has 21.4 kW·h rating for 40 mi (64 km) all-electric range for truck, 35 mi (56 km) for van.
2013-12-02
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Millbrook Proving Ground in the U.K. has introduced a Portable Emissions Measurement System (PEMS).
2013-11-29
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Citing biofuel production constraints and an ongoing decrease in demand for gasoline usage, the U.S. EPA is proposing in today's Federal Register to lower the amount of renewable fuel that refiners must blend into gasoline and diesel in calendar year 2014.
2013-11-26
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UniWest has expanded the EddyView family with three portable eddy current testing instruments: the Prime, Pro, and Premium instruments are off-the-shelf and readily available.
2013-11-26
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Asylum Research’s blueDrive photothermal excitation is available on its Cypher atomic force microscopes.
2013-11-26
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New GT replaces GT350 and includes two supercharged versions. Top model is rated at 624 hp and has claimed 0-60 mph of 3.7 s, quarter-mile time of mid-11 s. Conversions are made to customer's 2011-14 Mustang GT at Shelby's Las Vegas, NV, facility.
2013-11-26
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“Beneath the outer skin is a brand new car with state-of-the art technology. As always, we want our new Mini to offer that famous go-kart feeling,” said company boss Peter Schwarzenbauer of the latest generation hatchback.
2013-11-26
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Palmer Wahl Instrumentation Group's custom dial faces—its BiMetal and Direct Drive Dial thermometers, as well as its pressure gauges with screw-on bezels—may be customized, no matter the dial size.
2013-11-26
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W. L. Gore & Associates’ Shielded Twisted Pair Cables reduce weight while maintaining reliable signal integrity.
2013-11-26
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The current Banks Super-Turbo Freightliner Cascadia that tore up Pikes Peak earlier this year features plenty of technology, notably a souped-up 14-L Detroit Diesel 60 series engine and a water-methanol injection system. But the future involves hybridization and alternative fuels, said Gale Banks and racer Mike Ryan at the 2013 SEMA Show.
2013-11-26
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ARPA-e targets "robust" batteries that not only bear loads but also absorb crash-impact energy to save weight.
2013-11-26
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Made with silver-coated nickel filler, Master Bond EP79FL is a two-part, electrically conductive epoxy for bonding, sealing, and coating applications.
2013-11-26
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Methods Machine Tools, Inc. introduces Yasda Precision Tools' YBM 640V3 three-axis CNC vertical jig borer, which provides high-speed, precision boring and milling operations for high-accuracy mold, die, and complex component manufacturing.
2013-11-26
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The new DSS-7000 Battery Service Diagnostic System from Midtronics is designed to address challenges posed by several new and future vehicles, including capabilities for new battery and system types and a generation of service technicians familiar with app-based technology.
2013-11-25
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A "stretchy" polymer developed by scientists at Stanford University and the U.S. Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park, CA, could open a path to self-healing electrodes in the lithium-ion batteries of future electric vehicles.
2013-11-25
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Though the electronics industry changes quickly, it’s rare to see a new device category emerge. Texas Instruments said its inductance-to-digital converter combines the basic benefits of inductance sensing while adding conversion capabilities, which will help automakers trim costs and improve reliability.
2013-11-25
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Panasonic Corp.'s high-precision, wide field of view (FOV) millimeter-wave technologies are able to separately detect cars, pedestrians, and bicycles in less than 0.1 s on the condition that they are separated by 20 cm (0.7 ft).
2013-11-25
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The MAX16984 automotive dc-dc converter with USB charge emulator from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. offers the capability to recognize and charge any portable device directly from a vehicle battery over USB with a single integrated circuit.
2013-11-25
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As telecom suppliers and insurance companies strive to leverage connected-car technologies and increase revenues from autos, they’re also attempting to reduce the dangers of distracted driving. Sprint has focused on texting while driving, coming out with a tool that will block texting functions when the vehicle is in motion.
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.
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