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2013-10-30
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Ashok Leyland, the Hinduja Group flagship, has sold Defiance Testing & Engineering Services (DTE) to Exova, a provider of testing, calibration, and advisory services. Located near Detroit, DTE was acquired by Ashok Leyland in 2007 and since has experienced consistent and profitable growth, according to the Indian OEM, through a combination of operational efficiency, new customer capture, and focus on adjacent sectors such as construction and off-highway, and defense.
2013-10-30
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Panasonic Corp. will supply almost 2 billion lithium-ion battery cells to Tesla Motors over four years under an agreement announced today. The cylindrical cells (18650 form factor) will be used in the Model S and the Model X—the latter slated for production start-up by the end of 2014. 
2013-10-29
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Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. has renamed its truck and bus division post buyout of the Navistar equity in the joint venture, with Mahindra Navistar Automotive Ltd. becoming Mahindra Trucks and Buses Ltd. (MTBL), a wholly owned subsidiary and part of the Mahindra Group.
2013-10-28
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Heavy use of automation, a strong concern for environmental impact, and innovation in materials and processing technologies are major elements in the BMW i3 body manufacturing story.
2013-10-28
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Lower emissions and component mass are on the front burner at Delphi's new advanced diesel technology center in Luxembourg.
2013-10-27
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It is the "automation and tooling partner" who offers a performance-based and advanced manufacturing systems integration approach that offers the next step-change, say Bombardier Aerospace and AIP Aerospace Odyssey.
2013-10-25
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Carbon-fiber-reinforced thermoset composites continue to be difficult to recycle, as they are a complex mixture of different materials such as thermosetting polymers, carbon fibers, and fillers. Researchers from the Universite Du Quebec at Montreal, Bell Helicopter Textron Canada, and the National Research Council Canada investigated using carded recycled carbon-fiber mats and epoxy resin to fabricate thermoset composite plates.
2013-10-25
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Long overshadowed by batteries, supercapacitors are exploiting niches in microhybrids and hybrid buses.
2013-10-24
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Mahindra Aerospace recently opened a 25,000-m² aerostructures manufacturing facility at the Narsapura Industrial Estate near Bangalore. The facility has the ability to accurately craft large, complex sheet metal parts using CNC routing, stretch-forming, bladder press, heat treatment, and other specialized equipment.
2013-10-24
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The Defense Advanced Projects Research Agency (DARPA) awarded Aurora Flight Sciences a $2.8 million contract for the Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node (TERN) program. The objective of the DAPRA TERN program is to design, develop, and demonstrate a medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) and related technologies to enable future launch, recovery, and operations from a wide range of existing U.S.
2013-10-24
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The Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) of the U.S. Army has awarded AVX a Technology Investment Agreement to refine its objective aircraft design developed under a previous JMR contract.
2013-10-24
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Bell Helicopter has announced several suppliers for the Bell V-280 Valor tiltrotor helicopter. AGC Composites and Aerostructures, Spirit AeroSystems, and GKN Aerospace will design, develop, and manufacture the over wing fairing, the fuselage, and the V-tail aerostructure and ruddervators, respectively.
2013-10-24
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Pratt & Whitney AeroPower has been selected to provide its APS500[D] auxiliary power unit (APU) for Dassault Aviation's Falcon 5X business jet. Pratt & Whitney AeroPower is partnering with Safran Microturbo for this project.
2013-10-24
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Durex Industries’ Chiller Technology-based aluminum nitride (AlN) ceramic heater with an embedded tungsten RTD (resistance temperature detector) sensor can heat from 100° to 450°C at 200°C/s, as well as cool from 450° to 100°C at 100°C/s.
2013-10-24
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MSC Software offers an updated version of Adams/Machinery software, a customized analysis software package incorporated in the Adams/View environment that allows users to design and build virtual prototypes from common machinery components.
2013-10-24
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Mars Labs, LLC’s Titan modular DAQ system, available in both standard and custom models, can be used for durability and fatigue, noise and vibration, shock, compression, and acoustics measurements.
2013-10-24
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Molex has expanded its high-performance MX150 sealed connector system portfolio for on-engine applications in construction equipment, commercial vehicles, and automotive.
2013-10-21
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TE Connectivity’s DUALOBE lightweight connectors withstand extreme temperatures in harsh environments within the military and commercial aerospace industries.
2013-10-21
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The HeliNav LoadMaster from Sensor Technology Ltd. has been upgraded. Inclinometers were added to allow three-point fixing for large loads; a new receiver wirelessly collects live load data for analysis, interpretation, and reporting; and a new display gives real-time information on operational variables to aid calculation of flight and operational profiles.
2013-10-21
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Opto Diode’s UVG20C radiation-hard photodiode is a 20-mm2 device with a circular active area that is ideal for electron detection.
2013-10-21
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A 2.92-mm right-angle connector from W. L. Gore & Associates features a non-bifurcated swept contact design for use with low-loss microwave coaxial cable qualified for 32-GHz spaceflight applications.
2013-10-21
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Next-generation unmanned air systems will require more performance and must integrate increasing capabilities for guidance control, weaponry, and surveillance—all in a very limited space.
2013-10-21
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Stable pricing, low emissions, and fuel savings are prompting more engine manufacturers to develop natural gas engines.
2013-10-18
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Honda is leaving a lot to the imagination regarding the all-new V6 it is developing for the 2015 Formula One season. As a teaser, the company has released a sound bite of the screaming powerplant—crank up the volume and listen to it wail here:  ttp://www.youtube.com/watch?
2013-10-18
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Human Vision Component (HVC) from Omron Corp. is a new image sensing component that can be embedded in a variety of devices and equipment.
2013-10-18
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As the highest-volume car builder in the world, Mattel’s Hot Wheels brand dedicates huge resources to the design of its products. Despite recent advances in digital design tools, these 1/64th-scale replicas of production cars still require the human touch to reach fruition.
2013-10-16
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Horton’s WindShift product line now offers more fan configurations, including a wider selection of computer-optimized blades.
2013-10-16
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Allison Falender, Technology Manager for Shell’s Lubricants Discovery Hub, speaks with SAE Magazines about some cutting-edge lubricant technologies and how they can help OEMs meet stricter fuel-economy regulations.
2013-10-15
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As drivers demand better security, safety, and energy efficiency, cars need to be smarter and communicate with each other and the world. This presents an opportunity for automotive electronics suppliers, according to NXP, a key supplier of communication semiconductors.
2013-10-15
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Quality is very much on the mind of Automobiles Peugeot Director General Maxime Picat. Fully aware that it is a much abused word in the automotive industry, he is at pains to define its application within his company: “It is not just about cars but the quality of all our products and services."
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