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2012-04-03
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New electrical design technologies are helping off-highway equipment manufacturers to capture and re-use electrical design expertise.
2016-08-26
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To optimize the fan-shroud shape to maximize cooling air mass flow rates through the heat exchangers of heavy-duty trucks, researchers from Argonne National Lab, Cummins and CD-Adapco used the Adjoint approach to optimization.
2014-04-09
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State-of-the-art engineering skill and strong expertise in the basic sciences will be fundamental to developing technologies and products that address off-highway trends, says Tenneco's Tim Jackson.
2015-04-15
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Imagine a company being able to deliver feature-packed products at a competitive price and saving important R&D dollars along the way. A healthier bottom line for this company will lead to even more R&D to create the next generation of features and, ultimately, successful autonomous vehicles, says dSPACE's Mahendra Muli.
2011-12-16
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The use of “smart” special materials—in this initial case, tiles—has the potential to radically alter the way military platforms are defended, and used.
2008-08-14
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The British Secretary of State for Transport Ruth Kelly and Secretary of State for the Environment Hilary Benn have set out the U.K. government’s approach regarding biofuels. The statement follows the publication of the “Gallagher Review,” commissioned by the U.K. government in February. The review was prompted by rising food prices and recent research into the effects of land-use change stimulated by the growing demand for biofuels.
2013-11-23
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TTControl has designed the HY-TTC 500 product family as a high-end electronic control solution to satisfy needs for a wide range of applications, such as construction and agricultural machines.
2015-10-19
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Industry insiders at Molex take a look at what 2016 may hold for heavy-duty components in 24/7 communications systems.
2016-08-02
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Global OEMs and Silicon Valley start-ups alike are pursuing heavily connected trucks in an effort to effectively marry the “metal” side of the CV business with the now-indispensible “digital” side.
2011-01-06
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The U.S. EPA has committed to developing and using portable emissions measurement systems for emissions regulatory and inventory work.
2016-10-07
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United Parcel Service has begun converting 50 gasoline delivery trucks with hydraulic hybrid propulsion systems for use in the Chicago area.
2017-01-06
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Active flow control devices based on electric plasmas can smooth the turbulent wakes that sweep off the rear edges of truck trailers travelling at highway speeds.
2017-02-21
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The increased use of humidity-control and anti-condensation systems help to prevent moisture problems in aircraft and to enhance the in-flight comfort of crew and passengers.
2011-04-14
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A new business unit and team were created by Iacobucci HF to manage its new VIP seat product line. Teaming with BWM, it says the entire product development process was market-driven with transparent and customizable options for OEMs.
2008-06-30
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Boeing and Airbus signed an agreement to work together to ensure global interoperability in air-traffic management as part of an effort to help reduce the impact of aviation on the environment. The companies will seek the acceleration of improvements to the world’s air-transportation management system in order to increase efficiency and eliminate traffic congestion.
2016-03-14
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As airlines strive to move more and more people faster and faster, the talk of a future supersonic aircraft for commercial purposes is getting louder and louder.
2017-07-07
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The 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base is currently assessing a new parachute for the Advanced Concept Ejection Seat II that will improve safety and expand the acceptable personal weight range of aircrew.
2015-01-02
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Flight testing is being conducted at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, CA, to determine whether flexible trailing-edge wing flaps are a viable approach to improve aerodynamic efficiency and reduce noise generated during takeoffs and landings.
2015-02-11
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At the McKinley Climatic Laboratory at Eglin AFB, an F-35 will ultimately be tested in all the meteorological conditions representative of those locations from which it will operate, ranging from the heat of northern Australia to the bitter cold of the Arctic Circle.
2015-10-27
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New series has an optimized internal geometry and a new glass-fiber-reinforced, prong-type, roller centered PEEK cage.
2016-11-06
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Off-highway cabs are never going to be sanctuaries of silence, but they’re getting closer. Elements as diverse as glass, electronics and push buttons are being selected in part for their benefits in reducing sound levels.
2008-06-19
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One of the most unusual aspects of Caterpillar's upgraded M series motor graders was replacing the steering wheel and other controls with a joystick, reducing operator motion by 78%. The design features over 100 patents.
2016-05-13
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Increasingly stringent anti-idling laws continue to exert pressure on the off-highway industry to minimize the release of CO2 emissions and diesel particulate matter into the environment, notes Webasto's Don Kanneth.
2009-08-05
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Hybrid drives have been gaining ground in passenger cars for years. That trend is starting to emerge in the off-highway industry, particularly in equipment with frequent acceleration and braking, such as excavators, loaders, and forklifts.
2009-08-06
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Although there is no crystal ball for our industry, SPAL—always a leader in advanced cooling systems—is continuously innovating products in preparation for the off-highway mobility world of tomorrow. As we head into 2020 and beyond, SPAL sees the demand for efficient distributed cooling systems greatly increasing.
2008-06-19
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Using quartz and sapphire components, high-powered lasers and scientific cameras researchers are able to see inside an operating engine—and that vision is proving to be a valuable aid for finding ways to reduce diesel emissions. Could this research hold the key to maximizing the benefits of low-temperature diesel combustion without incurring the typical emissions penalty?
2016-05-12
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Aerospace technologies provide solutions that help off-highway manufacturers to meet increasing heat-management requirements that stem from stricter emissions standards, explains Bruce Kaplan of Thermal Structures.
2010-05-11
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Volvo says its latest V-ACT engine systems offer achievements in combustion efficiency, emissions reduction, and engine performance.
2010-03-15
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Perkins Engines is exhibiting its full range of Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIB compliant engines at this year’s Bauma.
2008-06-30
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The design and development of more fuel-efficient and lower-emissions aircraft that can still meet commercial criteria, offer longer range, and provide more in-flight services including wireless Internet, video, and telephony services is an enduring requirement for airliner programs. To help achieve this, a new software application to support the design and validation of fiber-optic cable harnesses has been announced by Trace Technologies.
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