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2013-07-10
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Engineers and other specialists at Ford of Europe’s Aachen, Germany, Advanced Technology Center are concentrating on what materials and powertrains will be needed—and which will be feasible—for the vehicles of the 2020s and 2030s.
2013-07-10
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Dyno LaborSaver from SensorData Technologies (SensorData) is the industry’s first true dual-range rotating torque sensor series, according to the company.
2013-07-09
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The General Motors Lordstown assembly and stamping complex in Ohio is switching to LED in GM’s largest lighting conversion in North America. The Lordstown plant is where the Chevrolet Cruze is built. The project, which will involve replacing an existing high-bay lighting system in the stamping plant, is expected to save $800,000. 
2013-07-08
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Altair's SimLab 12.0, a software tool created specifically as a pre-processor for detailed computer models of complex powertrains, is now offered as part of the company's HyperWorks 12.0 suite of computer-aided engineering software.
2013-07-03
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Mercedes’ R&D Chief says the company is focused on innovative combustion engines, an intelligent mix of hybrids, and ZEVs using batteries or fuel cells.
2013-07-03
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Talksum’s high-speed V2V and V2I DSRC data processing, management, and analytics solution for connected vehicles is designed to accelerate real-time decisions.
2013-07-03
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Freescale Semiconductor’s Qorivva MPC577xK microcontroller (MCU) and MRD2001 77 GHz radar transceiver chipset provide the embedded technology necessary for affordable radar-based advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) solutions with fewer components, helping increase adoption in mainstream vehicles.
2013-07-03
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Fan drive control for H1 pumps satisfies power levels above 20 kW (27 hp), offers proportional forward control with reversing, and zero-speed capability.
2013-07-03
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In this engine developed at Germany's DLR, pistons cycle back and forth through a linear generator to augment battery power.
2013-07-03
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The two automakers rank No. 1 and 2 globally in fuel cell patents. They have agreed to an "all in" major effort to create a common design and bill of materials for a stack architecture and hydrogen storage system for use in GM and Honda vehicle applications by 2020.
2013-07-02
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Partitioned evaporator and heater cores, unique case airflow pattern, and in-dash welded ductwork aid packaging and eliminate the need for rear HVAC in the three-row crossover vehicle. Performance is claimed to be equal to the previous dual HVAC. The system was developed at Honda R&D Americas and is supplied by Delphi.
2013-07-02
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Audi's outgoing R&D boss Wolfgang Dürheimer discusses the technology roadmap in this AEI interview.
2013-07-01
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The Zurich, Switzerland-based power and automation technology company has developed a new boost-charge technology that will help power what it claims is “the world’s first” high-capacity, flash-charging electric bus system, with no overhead cables necessary.
2013-07-01
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Clean-diesel vehicles in the U.S. save an average $2000 to $6000 in fuel cost over three to five years of ownership compared with gasoline-engine versions, according to a new study by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
2013-07-01
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The 3M Paint Defender System sprays on as a liquid before transforming into a clear, durable film.
2013-06-28
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HydraForce’s INTEGR8 line of engineered hydraulic control solutions enables more than 40 hydraulic control scheme specifications by providing engineered circuits featuring optimal flow and directional control valve combinations.
2013-06-28
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Version 10 of Boothroyd Dewhurst’s Design for Assembly (DFA) Product Simplification software features an improved user interface for speed and ease of use.
2013-06-28
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The consulting company demonstrated a highly engineered, high-tech upgrade to an energy storage system that is thousands of years old.
2013-06-28
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Ricardo has announced construction of a $10-million Vehicle Emissions Research Center (VERC) in Shoreham, U.K. VERC’s focus is low-carbon, low-emissions vehicle research. The planned 2000-m² (21,500-ft²) facility will include two vehicle test cells, four-wheel-drive chassis dynamometers, and advanced emissions testing equipment, and will be climatically controlled with a temperature range of -35 to +55°C (-31 to +131°F).
2013-06-26
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Ultrachem offers the Chemlube Plus Series line of high-performance synthetic lubricants designed for use with various rotary screw and rotary vane compressors, centrifugal compressors, and vacuum pumps.
2013-06-26
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The 5R1-1400 ac temperature controller from Oven Industries features easy-to-use software and data retrieval capabilities, with integrated potentiometers for set temp and PI control or with controls via PC through a communication port.
2013-06-26
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Designed specifically for severe loader service in quarry and mining operations, the DuraLoad PT L5S bias tire from Bridgestone Commercial Solutions features rib protector technology to minimize sidewall damage.
2013-06-26
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Solar Impulse relies heavily on suppliers for energy production and storage demands.
2013-06-26
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Southco expands its R4-EM electronic rotary latch product class to include a version suitable for outdoor applications where a moisture- and corrosion-resistant electronic latch is required.
2013-06-25
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The risk of a vehicle occupant being exposed to a fire due to use of the new refrigerant R-1234yf is conservatively estimated at 3 x 10-12 event per vehicle operating hour—almost six orders of magnitude less than the current risk of vehicle fire due to all causes and "well below risks that are commonly viewed as acceptable by the general public," according to a cooperative research project (CRP) administered by SAE International and referred to in a June 25 press release from the organization.
2013-06-24
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There are many different lightweighting materials and methods, but which one to pursue? Various recent studies try to sway automakers to choose one material over another.
2013-06-24
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Nissan sees public charging stations as essential to building "range confidence" and opening the EV market to apartment dwellers and commercial vehicle users; the faster-charge 220-V system is standard on higher-trim models of the Leaf, and the company will offer a battery-replacement program for the Leaf on a lease-like basis starting next year.
2013-06-24
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The Advanced Technical Center joins the Pan-Asia Technical Automotive Center in Shanghai for local engineering and research support for vehicle and powertrain engineering, parts evaluation, materials research, and importantly, battery technology evaluation and testing.
2013-06-21
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A suite of 30-plus intelligent drive systems available on the Mercedes-Benz models includes 11 new or significantly enhanced technologies that can prompt automated intervention.
2013-06-21
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Honeywell Transportation Systems’ new line of remanufactured turbochargers are designed for the independent aftermarket in Europe.
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