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2012-03-16
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Nissan’s goal with the DeltaWing experimental racecar is to explore new technologies for road cars. But it is a racecar, after all, and the Nissan DeltaWing will strut its motorsports stuff for the first time this June at the Le Mans 24 Hours.
2011-06-21
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General Motors claims its 2012 Buick Regal GS sedan features the most power-dense engine ever offered by GM and ever certified by SAE International. The Ecotec 2.0-L delivers an SAE-certified 270 hp (201 kW), for a specific output of 135 hp/L.
2015-10-23
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There's a revolution going on within the bones of new cars and trucks—new body structures that are much lighter and stronger for better fuel economy, safety, and handling. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the heroes of the revolution: aluminum die castings. 
2008-03-31
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Robert Bosch GmbH and Mahle GmbH have agreed to set up a 50/50 joint venture to develop, manufacture, and market exhaust-gas turbochargers. Set to begin in April 2008 pending antitrust approval, Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems will be headquartered in Stuttgart to develop and manufacture turbochargers for gasoline and diesel engines.
2014-03-10
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Billing itself as the "first-ever open-source race team," Perrinn myTeam is inviting students, professional engineers, and others to contribute and share data for development of a possible sports car entry at Le Mans in 2015.
2010-05-19
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John Deere Power Systems' full lineup of Interim Tier 4/Stage IIIB diesel engines is built upon simple, fuel-efficient, and field-proven technologies.
2011-04-18
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BorgWarner says the challenge of lowering emissions is an opportunity to improve fuel economy and performance.
2013-03-07
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Many suppliers feel off-highway owners will find much to like with hybrids, and some are unveiling hybrids that use either hydraulic or electric power to reduce fuel consumption and emissions while also improving performance.
2008-09-10
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Ongoing refinement of pollution-control strategies is not going to go away any time soon. Cooled exhaust gas recirculation systems play an important part because of their role in significantly reducing NOx output.
2011-10-27
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As companies strive to develop products faster with less cost, CAE simulation and physical test forge stronger ties.
2010-07-19
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As a diesel engine manufacturer, MTU’s product portfolio has been and continues to be shaped by the requirements set forth by EPA and its counterparts in countries around the world.
2009-07-20
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The off-highway equipment industry is on a clear path to introduce machines with near-zero emissions, made possible using advanced engine technologies and integrated exhaust aftertreatment. As Cummins looks ahead, perhaps an even greater challenge for the engine manufacturer is to also achieve higher fuel efficiency for the next generation of clean diesel engines.
2009-08-21
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Huss has developed an innovative LPS-SiC diesel particulate filter specifically for heavy-duty on- and off-highway applications.
2008-06-19
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Propelling Germany’s new armored tank, the Puma, will be a drive system from Tognum’s MTU Friedrichshafen. The engine for the system will be based on MTU’s Series 890 engines. It is a fourth-generation combat vehicle engine that evolved from applications in the Leopard I and II tanks and culminated in the U.S. Marine Corps Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle currently slated for deployment in 2015.
2008-06-19
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Deutz has developed a telemetry system for industrial engines that it says allow the engine and all machinery to be constantly evaluated in real time. By constantly monitoring engine and machine use and availability, customers can identify excess capacities and improve the efficiency of their vehicle fleets. The telematics work bi-directionally, providing remote access to defined functions as well as analyzing and monitoring the machine.
2008-06-19
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Designed specifically for construction and agricultural equipment as well as industrial power units, Perkins’ 3.3-l 800D engines offer a 4% increase in power and a torque rise of 5% compared to predecessor engines, according to the company. For improved combustion efficiency, cylinder heads incorporate an advanced cross-flow design, and two-stage injection helps to ensure complete combustion without driving up in-cylinder pressure.
2008-07-28
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The heavy-duty QSX engine from Cummins has been revamped to displace 16 L, and will be available with a fully integrated air intake to exhaust aftertreatment system to meet EPA Tier 4 Interim and European Stage IIIB off-highway emissions regulations in January 2011.
2009-08-12
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In the grand scheme of things, 2020 isn’t that far away. I see three megatrends influencing the use of composites in off-highway mobility.
2011-02-09
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New government regulations for shorter stopping distances, updated regulations for vehicle emissions, and the rising cost of fuel are causing both military customers and fleet customers to look at weight reduction in their vehicles.
2014-09-24
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The use of quenched and tempered steels for dumper bodies reduces weight and fuel consumption while increasing payload capacity and wear life.
2008-06-19
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Set for North American launch in 2008, Daimler’s new 14.8-L DD15 diesel introduces a turbo compound system that delivers up to 50 hp (37 kW) to the engine’s flywheel with no fuel penalty, and a hydraulically amplified common-rail fuel system that can deliver up to five injection events per combustion cycle. The four-engine family will share parts and some modules, with alternate versions to satisfy local regulations in Europe and Japan.
2014-03-10
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Engineers at NASCAR's Research & Development Center in Concord, NC, recently performed three separate window net and window net mounting tests and used them to design an improved window net mounting system for the 2013 season.
2014-04-10
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Dangers from malware, including ransom demands, must be pro-actively avoided as industry and owners enter era of connected cars. For all their conveniences, telematics could pose ugly series of risks that will require new approaches to prevent, explains Cisco Systems scientist to SAE Congress attendees. Vulnerabilities are in many areas, including the OBD system.
2014-04-14
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To make the most of the opportunities available, decision makers need to think more in terms of alternatives for various “what-if” scenarios—rather than try to predict a well-defined future.
2015-05-29
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Professional engineers must do more to connect with youngsters if the problem of too few qualified technical workers in the United States is to be solved, SAE 2015 World Congress panelists agree.
2015-04-24
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As connectivity expands throughout the transportation industry, it’s transforming security from door locks to firewalls and antivirus programs. Aircraft and ground vehicle representatives discussed the topic during the “Technical Expert Panel Discussion: With connectivity, comes risks - cybersecurity and safety” at the 2015 SAE World Congress.
2016-04-14
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Animals, birds, and mammals are natural-born innovators that inspire vehicle engineers to create novel technologies.
2016-04-17
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New manufacturing methods are at odds with the human mind's ability to envision innovative component shapes, but the computers could help fill the creative void.
2017-04-05
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Rather than limit itself to three-year product planning cycles, Freudenberg is also looking 35 years into the future to further drive its R&D work.
2013-02-12
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While no driver injuries have been suffered from debris striking the windshield, an opportunity for improvement was identified, pursued, and implemented for the 2013 NASCAR racing season.
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