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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.
2013-10-31
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Combustion simulation has the potential to help engine manufacturers design better engines in less time with less cost.
2013-10-31
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The interior supplier showed five concept seats featuring customization via various secondary processes at its fall 2013 fashion show. One such advanced technology, polymer printing, enables Lear designers to create a unique look that is then laminated onto the leather as a 3-µm (118-µin) thick film.
2013-10-30
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In an attempt to achieve a balance between Reynolds number, model scale, and tunnel blockage issues, a 1:3 scale heavy-vehicle testing program has been initiated at the Monash University 1.4-MW wind tunnel.
2013-10-30
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Tata Steel announced plans to build a vacuum induction melting (VIM) furnace at its Stocksbridge site in South Yorkshire, U.K., to enable it to tap into new market opportunities and develop innovative new products for the aerospace and oil and gas industries.
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.
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