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2009-09-15
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NVision Inc. and FixLogix LLC's modular part-holding system designed especially for noncontact scanning uses a simple structure that minimizes interference issues.
2009-10-14
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Until recently, companies had learned to rely solely on postproduction inspection methods and devices to detect any bad products before they might be shipped. Progressive companies are shifting their focus by putting less emphasis on the inspection stages and more emphasis on refining and improving the manufacturing process itself.
2009-08-14
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Employing an analysis method called competitive banding, companies are able to directly tie individual component features to pricing and sourcing information across entire product categories to determine the drivers of competitiveness across all of their products.
2009-04-21
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Rapid-prototyping equipment played an important role for Bombardier as it prepared to debut its Learjet 85 interior. As the company scrambled to prepare for a trade show last year, large and highly visible passenger service units were created in days using machines that are playing a bigger role throughout the aerospace industry.
2013-11-26
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The current Banks Super-Turbo Freightliner Cascadia that tore up Pikes Peak earlier this year features plenty of technology, notably a souped-up 14-L Detroit Diesel 60 series engine and a water-methanol injection system. But the future involves hybridization and alternative fuels, said Gale Banks and racer Mike Ryan at the 2013 SEMA Show.
2015-11-16
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The Energy Department recently awarded Cummins, the nation’s only independent diesel engine maker, a two-year, $4.5-million grant to boost its previous mark by 5 percentage points to 55% brake thermal efficiency.
2008-08-21
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Fires started by faulty lithium batteries are a major concern for air freight haulers such as Federal Express, which teamed up with Ventura Aerospace to develop an electronics system that smothers fires with foam that lasts up to four hours.
2008-06-30
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Researchers at the German Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and Systems Reliability (LBF) are convinced that next-generation lightweight aircraft designs will require intelligent load-monitoring technologies to make sure that the residual fatigue life and structural health of an aircraft can be realistically detected or calculated.
2013-03-27
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Using the platform of its 2012 eMO four-occupant electric-powered concept car, Tata debuted the eMO-C commercial vehicle during an open house in March at the company's new North American Engineering and Innovation Center.
2011-12-16
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Ford Motor Co. is prepping a next-generation Transit van for the North American market as part of ongoing upgrades to its commercial vehicle (CV) lineup. Ford is also working with Azure Dynamics to develop a plug-in hybrid-electric Super Duty F-450/F-550, with production likely starting in 2014.
2012-07-10
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Roughly 30% of the energy contained in diesel fuel is currently lost via the hot exhaust gases and EGR in a truck. By using a newly developed waste heat recovery system, Behr has demonstrated that 5% or more can be fed back into the drivetrain, which could improve long-haul fuel economy by the same amount.
2011-02-05
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Federal-Mogul's latest evolution of pistons, cylinder liners, and bearings are stronger and more durable than ever, making the new designs capable of handling the increased cylinder pressures and thermal loads produced by highly boosted heavy-duty diesel engines.
2013-04-15
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The truck maker's Project Horizon concept showcases technology related to aerodynamics, lighting, and chassis that could be on the road within 24 to 36 months.
2009-04-30
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Hybrid truck developers have focused on using batteries to drive vehicles, but some are now expanding that focus. A growing number of design teams are using battery packs to power a range of auxiliary functions.
2013-05-10
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Automated road trains such as the one demonstrated on a test track in Tsukuba City, Japan, help prove out new truck platooning technology for real-world use. Similar programs have been conducted in Europe and the U.S.
2014-10-08
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Among the new products WABCO displayed at the IAA Hanover CV Show was an electrically driven compressor for heavy duty air-braking systems and a new energy saving engine driven compressor.
2017-10-02
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Battery-electric power is drawing more and more applications to commercial and heavy-duty fleets as the zero emission technology edges closer to a tipping point.
2014-08-06
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European Union proposals affecting the length of semi-trailer trucks and cabs are set to have a dramatic effect on European cab-over truck designs and will also allow for folding aerodynamic aids to be fitted to the rear of trailers.
2008-06-30
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The constantly growing air travel sector may soon be facing the limits of its infrastructure: Within the next 20 years the world's 100 most important airports will not be able to grow any further according to the Bauhaus Luftfahrt organization.
2010-01-28
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Late last year NASA chose three candidates for its next venture to another celestial body in the solar system. One in particular involves studying the similarities and differences between Earth and Venus, and what took the latter down a "hellish path."
2008-10-02
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The aircraft industry is leveling off after a lengthy boom, but it’s expected to plateau nicely instead of seeing the sharp drops of past cycles.
2008-06-30
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Cleaning up the skies by developing a broad span of new green technologies is a massive, challenging, and fascinating opportunity for the aerospace industry. But that is the aim of the Clean Sky European joint technology initiative (JTI), which gets under way this year and is set to become one of the European industry’s largest projects ever.
2012-01-25
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Leveraging their reputation as experts in medical robotics, Johns Hopkins engineers have turned their attention skyward to help NASA with a space dilemma.
2012-03-30
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The Citation Latitude will offer Cessna's widest-yet passenger cabin with stand-up access throughout its length of more than 16 ft, says the company.
2010-01-07
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Sikorsky's CH-53K program team hosted a two-day meeting in November to bring together the program's key collaborators for an in-depth discussion on system design compliance and verification, design integration, and cross-discipline system design attributes.
2011-05-18
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The X³ demonstrator was designed to combine the vertical takeoff and landing capabilities of a helicopter with turboprop-powered aircraft speeds.
2015-10-02
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Boeing test pilots performed operational checks on engines, flight controls, and environmental systems of the new tanker being developed to replace the USAF's fleet of KC-135 Stratotankers.
2015-05-19
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Prior to first flight, more than 34,000 hours of lab testing had been completed for Gulfstream's clean-sheet wide-cabin aircraft.
2014-10-03
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Based on the rotor coaxial design used in Sikorsky’s X2 technology demonstrator, the S-97 features next-generation technologies in a multi-mission configuration (armed aerial scout or light assault).
2014-11-17
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First flight of the twin-engine plane is expected by the end of this year, with initial delivery in 2016.
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