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2010-01-06
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Having an extra CNC axis in addition to the more usual five axes results in significant productivity and cost benefits when machining aircraft structural parts.
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.
2012-09-04
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QNX Software Systems says Car 2 is the first pre-integrated software stack for car infotainment that leverages the power of HTML5 on a software foundation proven in more than 30 million vehicles worldwide.
2012-10-16
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MOST150, the latest generation of MOST, enables Internet protocol data communication, providing the automotive-ready Ethernet channel according to IEEE 802.3 with freely configurable bandwidth from 0 to nearly 150 Mbit/s.
2010-10-19
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In addition to innovative battery and power transfer technologies, EVs will integrate unique driver interfaces, road intelligence, traffic awareness, and wireless data communication to provide a complete support system. This networked vehicle will improve efficiency, increase cruising range, and contribute to the overall driving enjoyment, according to Navteq researchers who discussed this topic at the SAE Convergence 2010 conference in Detroit.
2010-11-01
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The growing complexity of electronic systems is prompting a major change in design processes. Whether they’re probing deeply into fuel combustion or integrating many control modules used in passive entry systems, engineers are doing more development in virtual environments.
2010-10-08
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Automotive electronics guru Paul Hansen will be prodding and provoking an all-star panel of OEM executive electrical engineers at the SAE Convergence 2011 conference in Detroit. Here's a hint of where he expects the Oct. 20 discussion to lead.
2010-10-14
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SAE International is rolling out the EngineerXchange on Oct. 19 at SAE Convergence 2010 in Detroit. EngineerXchange will promote peer-to-peer interaction and host an expanded jobs site.
2017-04-06
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Low temperature combustion (LTC) remains an area of high interest with extensive research, even though many challenges must still be overcome before LTC sees commercial acceptance.
2017-04-06
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Connectivity promises to bring a wealth of information to drivers, but it also poses vexing privacy issues. Figuring out where to store all the data related to connectivity is also puzzling for service providers.
2015-10-21
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Aston Martin is on a straight route towards the introduction of a pure electric model; the replacement of all its current sports cars, starting with the DB11 next year; the addition of a production version of its DBX crossover concept, and development of an all-new V12 engine.
2016-03-24
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In this Q&A, Toyota Technical Center President Seiya Nakao discusses future mobility development, technical innovation, Toyota's recent reorganization, and the ever-changing automotive engineering profession.
2011-09-19
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Automotive integrated circuits have a big role to play in solutions for the highly dynamic e-vehicle industry.
2017-07-19
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A U.K.-based consortium led by Nissan is aiming at greater energy density with advanced energy management from Hyperdrive Innovation.
2015-10-06
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Mike Sweers, Chief Engineer of the Toyota Tacoma and Tundra, spoke with Automotive Engineering at a recent Tacoma launch event about its development program and truck trends in general.
2017-02-10
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Renault is teaming up with ARM, the multinational semiconductor and software design company, to open the software and hardware architecture of the little Twizy.
2014-02-17
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Automotive battery industry expert Dr. Menahem Anderman doesn't see other OEMs adopting the commodity 18650 type battery cell successfully used by Tesla Motors.
2016-04-18
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Of all the technology trends discussed at last week's SAE World Congress, one trend is clear: The automotive industry cannot meet global CO2 regulations without vehicle electrification
2010-06-25
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The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has revised its rule addressing electrolyte spillage and electrical shock protection for electric-powered vehicles to align more closely with SAE J1766, Recommended Practice for Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Systems Crash Integrity Testing.
2009-07-13
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Revised versions of Australian Design Rules on braking were published on June 28, according to InterRegs, an online resource for global vehicle safety and emissions regulations. The revised versions mandate the fitment of electronic stability control (ESC) systems to all passenger cars and multipurpose passenger vehicles.
2012-05-18
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NHTSA (U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) on May 16 proposed a rule to require that new large commercial truck tractors and buses be equipped with an electronic stability control (ESC) system.
2010-08-25
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NHTSA (U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) is proposing to amend the federal motor vehicle safety standard (FMVSS) on occupant crash protection (FMVSS No. 208) to require lap/shoulder seatbelts for each passenger seating position in new motorcoaches.
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.
2009-03-16
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Think, a Norwegian maker of electric cars that once was a unit of Ford Motor Co., plans to build an assembly plant and technical center in the U.S.—possibly in Michigan. Starting capacity of the plant would be 16,000 units/year, expanding to as many as 60,000.
2014-01-02
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Fiat S.p.A. on Jan. 1 announced an agreement under which its wholly owned subsidiary Fiat North America LLC will acquire 100% ownership of Chrysler Group LLC by month’s end. Fiat currently own 58.5% and will buy the remaining 41.5% for $3.65 billion from VEBA Trust (a Voluntary Employees’ Beneficiary Association trust administered independently to pay health care benefits to Chrysler retirees).
2013-05-30
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The technology is not yet sufficiently developed to allow self-driving vehicles to be operated on public roads for purposes other than controlled testing, NHTSA (U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) said May 30 in issuing guidelines and recommendations to that effect.
2011-05-13
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General Motors Co. announced May 10 that it will invest about $2 billion in U.S. vehicle-assembly and components plants. The announcement was made at the company's Toledo transmission plant, where it will invest $204 million for an all-new eight-speed transmission that will be fitted to "future vehicles."
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