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2016-01-25
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Motiv Power Systems and Creative Bus partner to build a zero emission all-electric school bus. The new Starcraft e-Quest XL will have a range of 85 mi (137 km) and be capable of a 50% charge within 2 hrs.
2016-01-11
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Navistar CIO Terry Kline talks about the company’s vehicle connectivity strategy and its new over-the-air reprogramming for improved uptime, which it claims is an industry-first technology for heavy trucks.
2016-01-08
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Most electric off-highway vehicles are relatively small vehicles that have small power requirements compared to some construction and agriculture behemoths. Hybrids fit more use cases.
2016-01-08
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Perhaps the most interesting point about hybrids in the off-highway market is the sheer variety of architectures and energy storage choices.
2016-01-08
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Equipment buyers typically focus on factors like horsepower and lifting capability, but human-machine interfaces may be the most important factor for off-highway vehicle operators.
2016-01-07
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HydraForce, a manufacturer of hydraulic cartridge valves, manifolds, and electrohydraulic controls, has established a new LLC corporation in India. HydraForce India LLC, which will be based in the Vatika Business Center in Pune, Maharashtra, will support sales and engineering activities on behalf of all HydraForce facilities and systems developers in India.
2016-01-04
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The first Volvo hybrid city bus pilot will start in the first half of 2016 in Navi Mumbai with Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport (NMMT). To promote environmentally friendly vehicles, the Indian government has recently launched the FAME India (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric vehicles in India) program, offering incentives on electric and hybrid vehicles.
2015-12-28
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AGCO’s transverse rotary combine brand, Gleaner, will be debuting for 2016 its new S9 Series combines, which includes three models.
2015-12-17
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Maplesoft has released the MapleSim CAD Toolbox, which allows CAD models to be easily imported into MapleSim for system-level modeling of mechanical designs.
2015-12-08
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Fuel-efficiency gains result primarily from the D6N's new transmission with a lock-up clutch torque converter that seamlessly selects the drive mode best suited to the application.
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.
2015-11-09
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Daimler Trucks North America has referred to its $40 million, five-year SuperTruck program that concluded earlier this year as “a playground for our engineers.” Overseeing this playground’s development and integration activities was Derek Rotz, the Principal Investigator who was hired in 2010 when the program kicked off. He spoke with SAE Magazines about the challenges, lessons learned, and their ongoing work.
2015-11-02
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Doosan has expanded its wheeled excavator lineup with the Tier 4 Final DX210W-5 excavator, which replaces the -3 Tier 4 Interim model.
2015-10-28
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Skogforsk (the Forestry Research Institute of Sweden) has funded a KTH research initiative intended to help improve the suspension of forestry machines with the goal of achieving significant productivity improvements. KTH’s mission is to streamline the design process by validating the capability to simulate the operation of forestry machines under real-world operating conditions.
2015-10-27
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Prima Power has introduced the Laserdyne 430 Versa 3D fiber laser system with third-generation BeamDirector, designed for the typical laser processing needs of tool rooms, model shops, and R&D centers of manufacturers.
2015-10-27
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New series has an optimized internal geometry and a new glass-fiber-reinforced, prong-type, roller centered PEEK cage.
2015-10-26
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Just as engineers of consumer vehicles are being asked to shorten development cycles and improve performance, reliability, and safety, so are developers of off-highway vehicles, such as construction equipment and agricultural machinery.
2015-10-26
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Sophisticated digital power converters provide kilowatt-level power with configurability and remote communications that analog converters lack.
2015-10-26
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The German equipment supplier’s new PCHflex technology reportedly allows economical production of hot-stamped parts with high output performance, part quality, and maximum availability. A U.S. car manufacturer has already placed an order with Schuler for four production lines to manufacture lightweight parts using PCHflex, which is also suitable for producing parts on heavy-duty vehicles.
2015-10-19
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Industry insiders at Molex take a look at what 2016 may hold for heavy-duty components in 24/7 communications systems.
2015-10-19
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Tamagawa Seiki has launched a series of automotive and industrial-grade inertial measurement units for affordable high-performance applications.
2015-10-16
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The Proterra Catalyst all-electric transit bus nabs double-digit miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe), vastly outperforming its diesel, compressed natural gas, and diesel hybrid-electric rivals.
2015-10-16
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The new NormaQuick SSL connector from Norma Group is designed for passenger, commercial, and off-highway vehicles.
2015-10-16
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Interface Performance Materials has introduced two new thermal shields in the Select-a-Shield thermal product family—THH-1010 and TFP-3065—the first innovations in a series scheduled to be released through 2016.
2015-10-15
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Drivers on Germany's Autobahn near Stuttgart have been witnessing the dawn of a new era in trucking. They're seeing a tractor-trailer rig operating on an automated basis. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the new Mercedes Actros. 
2015-10-12
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Webasto Polar Cab TS uses patented thermal storage technology to provide greater comfort for off-highway equipment operators, while reducing idle time and saving fuel.
2015-10-12
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Recognizing the power of technologies such as energy storage and nanotechnology and seeking ways to accelerate their impact, Argonne has created two new collaborative centers that it is hoping will provide an innovative pathway for business and industry to speed discoveries to market.
2015-10-09
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Software’s becoming a greater factor in vehicle development, prompting a heightened focus on reducing the number of defects in code. Early planning, discipline, and continuous attention to detail are a few of the techniques that can help design teams eliminate defects.
2015-10-05
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WABCO has opened a new 65,000-ft² (2790-m²) facility in Chennai, India, that will enable the company to significantly expand its software engineering and shared services capabilities. WABCO plans to further leverage its talent in India and expand its software engineering capabilities to support the local design of new products and systems for emerging markets as well as to contribute to the global development of advanced technologies for commercial vehicles (CVs).
2015-10-02
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Stanadyne, a U.S.-based global fuel injection systems designer and manufacturer, recently introduced its new EcoForce line of fuel-system components designed to improve fuel economy, performance, and emissions of off-highway diesel powertrains in India, China, and emerging markets.
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