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2014-05-06
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Cummins has officially launched its ISV5.0, a new commercial-duty 5-L V8 diesel engine designed for North America. Production of the engine, which had been in development for about 13 years, starts in the fourth quarter this year in Columbus, IN, at the Columbus Engine Plant.
2012-09-06
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Unlike on-highway vehicles, many off-highway applications don’t provide adequate opportunities to recharge batteries in a hybrid system, says AVL.
2009-08-07
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Wabco has introduced two technological enhancements for its electronic braking systems (EBS) for truck and trailer combinations. The two developments are designed to improve the performance of braking systems fitted to extra long trailers and also truck and trailer combinations where two or more trailers are used.
2012-10-02
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Goodyear is developing an internal mechanically driven pump that keeps commercial truck tires topped off.
2009-03-31
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Truck body designers are responding to the economic downturn with cutbacks that are more often associated with post-holiday resolutions: They are working to slash pounds. Weight is becoming a central element in truck body designs, driving a transformation as aluminum and composites replace steel.
2011-12-19
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Telematics suppliers in the commercial segment are making strategic moves as analysts predict solid double-digit growth for fleet management technologies. New product rollouts and mergers are occurring as suppliers try to expand their market share.
2009-04-28
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The European Commission opened its new vehicle emissions laboratory for commercial vehicles and buses at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) Institute for Environment and Sustainability (IES) at Ispra, Italy, in March. Known as VELA7 (Vehicle Emissions Laboratory 7), the facility will accommodate vehicles with a simulated gross combination weight of up to 40 t (44 ton) and measuring up to 12 m (40 ft) long.
2014-09-02
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We huddled in a tight circle by the finish line, frantically waiting for radio updates on the progress of our team’s rider, Rob “Bullet” Barber, who was miles in the distance and closing fast. Our 11-person team of student engineers and support crew from The Ohio State University could hardly breathe as we got the report: Barber was battling for third place—a podium finish—in the TT Zero class for electric racing motorcycles at the 2014 Isle of Man TT.
2009-03-03
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A handheld video scope from Borescopes-R-Us is lightweight and dependable, contains two-way articulation, and includes 4, 6, or 8 mm diameters.
2008-11-15
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The DM2E Series double valves from Ross Controls feature dynamic monitoring and memory for Category 4 machine safeguarding applications.
2008-12-23
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Laser Design's 3-D laser scanning technology will be integrated with CMM systems from Wenzel-Xspect.
2008-12-15
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The Nissin MAX i-Series Machining Centers from SNK America feature a large work envelope, access to five sides of a part, and part completion in just one setup for reduced labor and production time.
2008-12-22
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Aurora Bearing Co.'s PTFE-lined large-bore bearings feature a woven fabric composite PTFE liner, a chrome-plated ball, and a wiper seal on each ball/race interface.
2008-09-05
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The SL-20APL from Haas Automation is a compact lathe with an integrated automatic parts loader that automatically picks up parts from an external tray and loads them into the lathe for unattended turning or flips parts for double-ended machining.
2009-01-16
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Three commercial truck tires produced by Yokohama Tire Corp. have been approved by the U.S. EPA SmartWay program, which promotes cleaner, more efficient truck technologies. According to the EPA, Yokohama’s RY617 steer tire, 703ZL drive tire (shown), and RY587MC2 trailer tire met the SmartWay program’s criteria regarding low rolling resistance; as a result, the tires can be used on trucks that are SmartWay-certified.
2009-09-25
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Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) and Enova Systems intend to jointly develop an all-electric commercial chassis and have already begun initial capability demonstrations for potential customers.
2013-03-11
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Scania and Siemens are teaming to develop hybrid trucks that draw electrical current conductively from overhead wires or inductively from energy-transmitting devices embedded in the road. “Full-scale demonstration of electrified road sections can quickly become a reality through this partnership,” Henrik Henriksson, Executive Vice President and head of Scania’s Sales and Marketing, said in a March 11 press release that contained few technical details.
2009-08-03
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The European Union published a new regulation containing the next level of emissions requirements for heavy-duty vehicles, known as Euro VI. The regulation was published July 18, according to InterRegs, an online resource for global vehicle safety and emissions regulations.
2011-12-05
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American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. (AAM) has expanded its existing joint venture (JV) with Hefei Automobile Axle Co., Ltd. (HAAC), a subsidiary of the JAC Group (Anhui Jianghuai Automotive Group Co., Ltd.), to include 100% of HAAC’s light commercial axle business.
2009-09-15
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The Mach Series of waterjet cutting machines from Flow International combines software upgrades, ultrahigh pressures rated to 94,000 psi, long-life intensifier and direct drive pumps, and three-dimensional dynamic waterjet cutting advancements.
2009-10-13
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The GBP756 hydraulic installation tool from Gage Bilt Products is capable of installing up to 20 fasteners/min.
2010-01-04
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Miyano Machinery’s BX-26T Compact Turning Center provides complete machining of medium- to high-volume small parts.
2010-01-20
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Henkel’s Loctite 2047 is designed to ensure maximum performance of fasteners greater than 7/8-in diameter.
2009-01-20
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Stellar Technology's Model PNC700 is a high-performance tension/compression load cell that combines high levels of accuracy (0.05% BFSL), off-axis performance, and fatigue life, as well as large industry-standard loading threads, with a competitive price.
2009-02-12
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Binder-USA's M8 field-attachable connectors have an option of solder termination for both metal and plastic versions.
2009-02-12
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Pinpoint Capture software from Pinpoint Laser Systems is used with the firm's Microgage measuring and alignment products to record and monitor measuring and alignment results.
2009-03-03
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Sumitomo Electric Carbide's SMD replaceable carbide tip product line includes an 8XD drill, along with its 3XD and 5XD units.
2009-03-03
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The Dieterle tool line, offered by the CIMtek Group, includes the Eco-Star External Tooling System, consisting of hardened and tempered toolholders with the Eco-Star location system for ease of insert change and precise insert location.
2009-04-29
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Sumitomo Electric Carbide's WDX indexable drill series for large-diameter hole drilling not only accurately drills holes, but can also perform operations such as turning and boring.
2009-04-01
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MAG Cincinnati's E Mill is a solution for the machining of long, small-cross-section parts used in aerospace, construction, shipbuilding, and wind power.