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2017-08-08
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The two new electric-powered buses incorporate the latest technologies in electric motors, batteries and control systems. The electric power option comes on top of a varied assortment of fuel sources that Blue Bird offers.
2017-08-08
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Custom-tailored for the Indian market and its demanding customer requirements by Daimler AG, the BharatBenz brand product portfolio features medium- and heavy-duty segments as well as an all-new heavy-duty range added in 2017.
2017-08-01
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Keeping exhaust heat only where it is wanted is a fresh challenge for the commercial vehicle and off-highway equipment industries.
2017-07-24
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The new Volvo VNL series is the beneficiary of the truck maker's SuperTruck program, applying lessons learned and advanced technology to achieve an up to 7.5% improvement in fuel efficiency. Driver comfort and productivity, active and passive safety systems and enhanced vehicle uptime through over-the-air updates were other high priorities for engineers and designers of the next-generation long-haul tractor.
2017-07-22
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Dr. Xinqun Gui, manager of technology, control systems and emissions compliance for John Deere Power Systems, considers himself to be “fairly conservative” in terms of his powertrain outlook: “I think the internal combustion engine as we know it today still has a pretty long life ahead.” Even so, his expectations for improvements in engine “intelligence,” aftertreatment packaging, and machine electrification are anything but conservative.
2017-07-18
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The SmartCap telematics device can be used to monitor new and existing Perkins mechanical and electronic engines, sending data directly to the Perkins My Engine App.
2017-07-14
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Connectivity, automation and electrification: Three inexorable trends that will largely drive on- and off-highway vehicle developments in the coming years, according to industry experts presenting keynotes at the revamped 2017 SAE COMVEC event. And with greater connectivity comes greater cyber concerns, they warn.
2017-07-14
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Conti Excelsus from ContiTech (Louisville, KY) is an extremely flexible high-temperature hose with external reinforcement for truck and off-highway applications.
2017-07-13
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Over the next several years, more equipment will add automated systems that pave the way to autonomous operations. Much of the control technology will be borrowed from passenger cars. However, the challenges facing design engineers creating off-highway equipment sensor systems are far more complex.
2017-07-13
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Researchers from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory perform statistical analysis based on a large collection of real-world U.S. truck usage data to estimate the fraction of total miles that are technically suitable for platooning.
2017-07-12
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Performance, reliability, and safety assessments performed using predictive capability for electromechanical systems are on the rise, yet no standard exists in the truck and off-highway engineering design industry for representing the degree to which a model has been validated. Such a standard can enable engineers and managers with a tool to assess the maturity of predictive capability itself.
2017-07-07
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Stringent fuel-efficiency and criteria-pollutant standards call for new combustion strategies. The Advanced Combustion Catalyst and Aftertreatment Technologies consortium led by Southwest Research Institute reinvents existing technologies and experiments with new catalysts to meet standards.
2017-07-05
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The truck maker has announced the first intelligent axle that actively controls oil regulation inside the unit, which boosts fuel economy by up to 0.5%.
2017-06-27
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Agile1500 Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) platform from Comau features the flexibility to be deployed across a wide range of manufacturing and non-manufacturing scenarios.
2017-06-22
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Marmon-Herrington’s new 90,000 lb Sisu tandem axle set and new 136,000 lb Sisu tridem axle set are double reduction planetary drive axles designed for heavy-duty applications within the North American truck market.
2017-06-20
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All-new high energy B12 magnets from Bunting Magnetics Co.'s Magnet Applications, Inc. are a major upgrade to its neodymium compression bonded magnet product offerings.
2017-06-19
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EDEM for ANSYS simulation tool from EDEM enables engineers to add realistic bulk material loads as standard in ANSYS structural analysis without the need for Discrete Element Method (DEM) knowledge or expertise in bulk material simulation.
2017-06-19
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The ILPS-45 series inductive, contactless linear position sensors from The Sensor Connection use linear variable inductance transducer (LVIT) technology and are specifically designed for measuring applications requiring rugged devices.
2017-06-19
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The LTC7800 from Analog Devices, Inc. is a synchronous step-down DC/DC controller that operates at up to 2.25 MHz for reduced circuit size and increased power density.
2017-06-19
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One of the leaders in the diesel engine market is broadening its portfolio to include electric, fuel cell and other alternative power sources.
2017-06-14
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MTA’s Sea Hawk 8-in color display has been chosen to be fitted on all seven models of CASE Construction Equipment’s new G-series wheel loaders, recently introduced on the market.
2017-06-09
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Known for its compact diesel engines below 100 hp (75 kW), Kubota unveils its first diesel engine above that threshold, the 5-L V5009 with an output of 210 hp (157 kW). The new 4-cylinder engine will be Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V ready when mass production begins in 2020.
2017-06-08
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To address the disadvantages mainly in the traditional manufacture of diaphragm accumulators, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies developed a new approach—one that the company says requires fewer process steps, fewer components and shorter installation times.
2017-06-02
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Kenworth and Peterbilt vehicles will feature a new proprietary front axle using an innovative tapered kingpin roller bearing, beginning in the third quarter of 2017.
2017-05-31
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The costs of building and running prototype engines are high, but they’re extremely daunting when each cylinder of a marine engine provides more than 1000 kW (1340 hp). That’s prompted Wärtsilä to invest heavily in hardware and software so modeling, simulation and virtual testing can be used to shorten development time and ensure that all design requirements are met.
2017-05-30
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The solid-core axle and gearbox shafts on commercial trucks are targeted for weight reduction in an ongoing research project sponsored by two industry groups.
2017-05-17
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The accuracy of an NO gas sensor (the primary component of NOx) can be compromised when exposed to ambient temperatures above 86°F (30°C) and significantly more so above 104°F (40°C).
2017-05-17
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Version 2017 of Kisters North America’s (Citrus Heights, CA) 3DViewStation Desktop, a powerful 3D CAD viewer and universal viewer for engineers and designers, features several updates, including wall thickness analysis via rolling ball method and sections of selections.
2017-05-17
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FEV's Stephan Tarnutzer sees heavy-duty trucks, off-highway equipment and passenger vehicles driving on the network and becoming a key part of the Internet of Things (IoT).
2017-05-17
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Sun Hydraulics Corp.’s solenoid-operated digital logic valve (DLV) paves the way for smaller, highly reliable solutions in demanding mobile applications where size, weight, speed, and power matter and in industrial applications where an incredibly fast valve can help reduce machine cycle times.
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