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2014-01-08
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Those in, or knowledgeable about, the automotive industry know it to be high-tech. A new report from the Center for Automotive Research uses statistics to show just how high-tech it is. Released today, the study says the global automotive industry spends almost $100 billion annually on R&D ($18 billion in the U.S.).
2014-01-08
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A widely used material for lightning strike protection of CFRP structures within the aerospace industry is expanded metal foil (EMF). An issue with EMF is micro cracking of the paint, which can result in corrosion of the metal foil and subsequent loss of conductivity. Boeing researchers examined the issues of stress and displacement in the composite structure layup, which contribute to paint cracking caused by aircraft thermal cycling.
2014-01-08
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For many design teams, tighter emissions regulations have expanded the definition of a powertrain.
2014-01-08
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Color displays are transforming operator environments as human-machine interfaces make it easier for operators to understand complex tasks and diagnostic information.
2014-01-08
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The E3 Vise Action Compression Latch from Southco delivers robust, vibration-resistant fastening.
2014-01-07
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Because its engineers have made faster progress than expected, Toyota will offer a fuel-cell car in the U.S. in 2015—earlier than it had planned—the company announced Jan. 6 at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
2014-01-07
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The new car has a raft of technologies plus quality and equipment levels including air suspension.
2014-01-06
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Bridgestone Commercial Solutions has launched the Bridgestone R244 all-position steer radial tire. The new tire meets the demands of dump trucks and concrete mixer truck fleets that spend a higher percentage of their miles in on-highway use.
2014-01-06
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Wheel rim components made of 3/4-in steel plate in diameters to 40 in (1016 mm) and larger for use on tractors and other off-highway vehicles are fabricated by Acme Metal Spinning. Available in quantities of five to a few hundred or more, these components are fabricated using Acme’s advanced metal spinning processes.
2014-01-06
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Volvo’s ECR25D is easy to maneuver and transport while offering the breakout and tearout forces of a much larger machine.
2014-01-06
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Rexroth engineers connect with fans and followers via Facebook and Twitter on Tech Tip Tuesdays, sharing knowledge about mechanical and electrical engineering, hydraulics, drives and controls, linear motion, and retrofits and maintenance.
2014-01-06
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As more vehicles employ telematics, there’s a growing interest in using digital data from a range of electronic controls to tell emergency responders about the severity of an accident. Service providers recently teamed up to demonstrate that these data can be transmitted to emergency dispatchers without human intervention.
2014-01-06
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Its CalAmp-supplied module, which plugs into OBD II connector, can access vehicle data such as from the powertrain, but if given OE access, can offer more, including voice command of texting and browsing. With Access Via Mobile coming to Chrysler products later in 2014, popular smartphone apps also will be available on touchscreen.
2014-01-03
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Liquid ring pumps are used in aircraft fuel systems in conjunction with main impeller pumps and are used for priming the pump system as well as to remove fuel vapor and air from the fuel.
2014-01-02
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Airbus signed a memorandum of understanding with EGTS International, a joint-venture company between Safran and Honeywell Aerospace, to further develop and evaluate an autonomous electric pushback and taxiing solution for the A320 Family.
2014-01-02
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After a 10-month selection process involving 25 proposals from 24 states, the U.S. FAA has chosen six unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research and test site operators across the country. In selecting the six test site operators, the FAA considered geography, climate, location of ground infrastructure, research needs, airspace use, safety, aviation experience, and risk.
2014-01-02
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Fiat S.p.A. on Jan. 1 announced an agreement under which its wholly owned subsidiary Fiat North America LLC will acquire 100% ownership of Chrysler Group LLC by month’s end. Fiat currently own 58.5% and will buy the remaining 41.5% for $3.65 billion from VEBA Trust (a Voluntary Employees’ Beneficiary Association trust administered independently to pay health care benefits to Chrysler retirees).
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.
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