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2013-06-17
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The R 9XX concept operates together with hydraulic and electrical energy storage devices, comprising the electric slewing gear, super capacitors, and the electronic control unit.
2013-06-14
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Engineers refined control of the transmission and made regeneration more linear than before.
2013-06-14
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Enhanced safety systems are getting more sophisticated, prompting many design teams to start monitoring drivers to help determine what actions should be taken. The ability to watch drivers will play a role in the transition to autonomous driving.
2013-06-14
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Active safety systems rely on input from a number of on-board sensors to monitor driving conditions and watch for situations that may cause accidents. A number of design teams are beginning to consider external inputs as a way to augment these sensors or even replace some of them.
2013-06-14
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Audi has selected Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) as a long-term strategic partner in the automaker’s Progressive Semiconductor Program (PSCP), which is designed to enhance the functionality and reliability of its vehicles through close engagement with suppliers.
2013-06-13
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The new 918 Spyder is a spectacular pointer to Porsche’s priorities and is referred to within the company as representing a “gene pool” for Porsche’s future sports cars.
2013-06-12
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Eurocopter Japan recently signed contracts with Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) for a total of four helicopters. Comprising two medium-class and two twin-engine light helicopters, the new acquisitions will be deployed to Hyogo Prefectural Police (EC155 B1), Hiroshima Prefectural Police (AS365 N3+), Osaka Prefectural Police (EC135 P2e), and Fukuoka Prefectural Police (EC135 P2e), as replacements for aging aircraft in the respective fleets.
2013-06-12
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Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has been awarded a contract from the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) to build the Geostationary Environment Monitoring Spectrometer (GEMS) for the National Institute of Environmental Research in the Ministry of Environment of South Korea.
2013-06-12
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Guangqi Honda Automobile Co., Ltd. (GHAC), a Chinese automobile production and sales joint venture between Honda of Japan and Guangzhou Automobile Group Co. of China, recently commemorated the start of construction of a third vehicle production line and an engine plant within the borders of the existing ZengCheng Plant in Guangzhou, Guangdong province.
2013-06-11
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The reliability of fast-charging of plug-in vehicles got good grades in a recent joint testing program by General Motors and BMW. Engineers conducted dc fast charging according to the SAE J1772 standard over several days and came away from the experience confident that the charging stations of several suppliers that participated in the test program “will consistently allow an electric vehicle to take on an 80 percent charge in about 20 minutes.”
2013-06-11
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Designed for mirror control in automotive and industrial applications, C&K Components’ CS-41001E Series four-way adjustable direction switches feature customizable wire harnesses and connectors to ease the assembly process.
2013-06-11
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Epoxies, Etc.’s 20-1650 is a two-component silicone elastomer designed for applications in which a large amount of heat is emitted such as in oil drilling or high-voltage assemblies.
2013-06-11
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Omega’s ZSD series of shaft servo mount, rotary pulse generators features high precision accuracy, NPN open collector output, and quadrature outputs with indexing.
2013-06-11
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VPT Inc.’s radiation-hardened dc-dc power converters, point-of-load converters, and EMI filters are claimed to be the first power conversion products commercially available that are out-of-the-box compliant to the new Aerospace Technical Operating Report requirements for space power systems.
2013-06-11
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Data Device Corp.’s radiation-tolerant SPACE-PHY is a +5-V, dual MIL-STD-1553 transceiver/transformer.
2013-06-10
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Mechanical CVTs on LE-Eco and S-Grade models are U.S. firsts for a Toyota. LE-Eco model's 1.8-L four-cylinder engine, with infinitely variable intake-valve lift and timing and higher compression ratio, is said to deliver "over 40 mpg" fuel economy.
2013-06-10
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China Yuchai International Ltd.’s main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Co. Ltd. (GYMCL), and GYMCL’s joint venture (JV) company Y&C Engine Co., Ltd. have entered into a framework agreement with Baotou Bei Ben Heavy Duty Truck Co., Ltd. and Inner Mongolia First Machinery Group Co., Ltd.
2013-06-10
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is preparing to open a Vehicle Systems Integration Laboratory in July, with a focus on powertrain. Manufacturers will be able to test different designs under real-world conditions, which helps save time and cost. 
2013-06-10
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Pneumatic control of force and motion with high accuracy and low friction is enabled by Airpot’s Accurate Force Pneumatics packages.
2013-06-07
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RoadScape from M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (MACOM) provides accurate position, direction, and time information, enabling location and situational awareness for the automotive and transportation industry.
2013-06-07
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Toshiba Corp. offers a full HD (1080p) complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) image sensor suitable for the automotive and security/surveillance markets.
2013-06-07
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Its new platform has a redesigned bumper beam that ties in to frame rail and body side stiffener ring for front doors to enable the heaviest Acura to pass IIHS small overlap barrier crash test. Major improvements in body sealing, structural changes, and new suspension and subframes are incorporated to reduce NVH.
2013-06-06
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Johnson Controls has acquired full ownership of Tata Johnson Controls, the now defunct 50-50 joint venture with Tata Automotive Components that supplied automotive seat systems and components in India to most major OEMs.
2013-06-04
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Turboprop engines are gaining popularity for their fuel-consumption advantages, but they also generate substantial noise, so reducing cabin noise to ensure passenger comfort is an important engineering challenge.
2013-06-04
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North America's largest supplier of vehicle interior coverstocks expects the production-debut of its new sustainable synthetic covering in the 2017 model year.
2013-06-04
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Prodrive uses its latest value modeling process to see motorsport benefiting from production car experience rather than volume vehicles from track success.
2013-06-04
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For an AVL internal R&D project, a team was challenged to develop a battery pack configuration that would provide the most efficient battery cooling at the lowest possible cost. Key to this was a good understanding of what was happening inside the pack.
2013-06-04
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The Ford Motor Co. Fund has made a $1 million donation over the next five years to the College for Creative Studies (CCS) to establish the Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies (HFA: SCS) College and Career Transitions Office at CCS.
2013-05-31
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The Fluke VT02 visual IR thermometer troubleshooting camera features an infrared heat map to combine the insight of a thermal imager, visual images of a digital camera, and the point-and-shoot convenience of an infrared thermometer.
2013-05-31
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Vision Research’s new Phantom Miro R-Series camera features a ruggedized body style.
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