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2014-07-23
The 2014 Collegiate Design Series season concluded with FSAE Lincoln and FSAE Electric.
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2014-07-21
The new Tier 4 Final/Stage IV-compliant EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators from Volvo Construction Equipment were designed to reduce fuel consumption and increase productivity.
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2014-07-15
Broader coverage, more features highlight expanding capabilities.
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2014-07-09
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is planning to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the potential environmental impacts of new fuel-efficiency standards for commercial medium- and heavy-duty on-highway vehicles and work trucks, potentially covering engines, chassis, vehicles, and/or trailers manufactured after model year 2018.
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2014-07-01
Fluid Line Products, Inc. has released what it calls the Anti Blocker, a device designed to protect sensitive or expensive control mechanisms in hydraulic operating systems.
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2014-06-30
On a global scale, racecars burn an irrelevant amount of fuel, so racing series’ interest in fuel-saving technology has nothing to do with saving the planet from racecars’ environmental impact. Transporting teams to the tracks burns far more fossil fuels than any fuel actually consumed at the track.
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2014-06-20
Autonomous vehicles are a hot topic, most noticeably in the automotive world. But automated driving/operation is making significant headway in the off-highway realm as well, especially in mining applications. John Williamson of Komatsu America Corp. and Serge Lambermont of Delphi Electronics & Safety provide some insights on the topic.
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2014-06-20
JCB will be supplying high-speed backhoe loaders to the U.S. Army under a $50 million contract. The High Mobility Engineer Excavators (HMEEs) will be manufactured at JCB’s North American plant in Savannah, GA, and will be delivered by 2017.
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2014-06-20
A new electrohydraulic power steering system uses pump displacement control, eliminating throttling losses associated with hydraulic control valves by controlling the displacement of a variable displacement pump.
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2014-06-18
Motivated by the untapped potential of high-performance computing tools for engine simulations, personnel from Convergent Science, Caterpillar Inc., and Argonne National Laboratory combined forces to carry out a series of engine simulations including a simulation of nearly 34 million cells that is believed to be the largest-ever diesel engine simulation.
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2014-06-16
The 990K features a redesigned cab that delivers an enhanced operator interface and a quiet environment, and several new features to promote operator and maintenance technician safety and performance.
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2014-06-12
Five collegiate teams collected four-digit mpg during the 35th running of SAE Supermileage, where 19 custom-designed vehicles competed for the best fuel economy title.
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2014-06-04
Oregon State University’s Global Formula Racing (GFR) team took top honors with a total score of 876.6 at the Formula SAE Michigan competition, held May 14-17 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, MI.
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2014-06-04
Rookie Formula SAE Michigan participant Matt Kramer designed a mechanically automated clutch that won Altair Engineering's first place award for most innovative design at the 2014 competition.
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2014-05-22
VariGlide has undergone more than 70,000 hours of durability testing, and leverages more than 600 U.S. and international patents and patent applications for a new transmission design for forklifts that incorporates continuously variable planetary technology.
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2014-05-22
When making cellulosic ethanol from plants, one problem is what to do with a woody agricultural waste product called lignin.
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2014-05-21
The Class 8 demonstrator notched 10.7 mpg with a fully loaded tractor-trailer, representing a 75% fuel-economy increase and a 43% greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction compared to a 2009 baseline truck.
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2014-05-20
ViCANdo from Zuragon is a multimedia software tool for development, physical testing, and validation of various applications such as vehicle fleets, hybrid-electric systems, active safety systems, autonomous vehicles, and HMI systems.
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2014-05-14
Customer feedback drove Deere to offer new LED worklights for better illumination around the G-Series models.
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2014-05-13
In addition to its engine and emissions updates, design enhancements and a wide range of options simplify maintenance and operations of the new 800 Series.
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2014-05-13
In May, BorgWarner announced that it had begun production of its electronically controlled Visctronic fan drives at its new plant in Itatiba City, Brazil.  According to Daniel Paterra, President and General Manager, BorgWarner Thermal Systems, the Itatiba City plant "allows us to produce advanced technologies for our customers locally, and our new engineering center expands BorgWarner’s network of technical centers, enhancing our local testing and validation capabilities.”
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2014-05-12
Higher fuel efficiency and reduced exhaust emissions are two potential benefits associated with Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition (RCCI), a dual-fuel combustion strategy being spearheaded by a team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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2014-05-06
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.
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2014-05-01
The forklift is one of the few applications where less battery weight is not necessarily a good thing.
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2014-04-29
Volvo Buses recently opened its fourth Volvo Bus Center in India, this one in Bangalore. The company’s “bus centers” are an aftermarket concept offering a range of services, parts, training, and “soft solutions” at one location, with the aim of enhancing product uptime, product upkeep, and the overall customer experience.
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2014-04-28
Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV) and Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp., a Daimler company, recently launched DICV-made trucks in Tanzania, the fourth market since the start of export in May 2013.
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2014-04-17
Donaldson's FLK delivers a new way to meet efficiency and capacity needs for medium pressure applications.
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2014-04-17
Horton's Modulator LCV40 variable fan drive combined with a WindMaster LS11 fan meets or exceeds Tier 4 and Stage IV emissions standards.
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2014-04-17
Caterpillar has selected from a portfolio of engine and aftertreatment technologies to meet the latest emissions standards, while providing optimum value in each power range.
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2014-04-17
The 2-L four-cylinder diesel engine is equipped with the latest Bosch off-highway common rail technology, intercooler, turbocharger, diesel oxidation catalyst, and exhaust gas recirculation.
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