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2017-09-11
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The truck maker has announced a new 12-speed PACCAR automated transmission that is 199 lb (90 kg) lighter than the previous option and a new column-mounted shifter to improve fuel economy and driver ergonomics on Peterbilt and Kenworth models.
2017-09-07
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A confident Nikola Motors CEO confirms the promising Nikola One electric Class 8 truck remains on schedule and on target in the mission to eliminate emissions from over-the-road haulers.
2017-09-07
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The new line of axial-lead aluminum electrolytic capacitors from Cornell Dubilier Electronics, Inc. are suited for applications demanding very high-performance under all operating conditions.
2017-09-06
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Proto Labs features Multi Jet Fusion as part of its suite of 3D printing technologies.
2017-09-06
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The 14-mm mount CL series panel LED from Wilbrecht LEDCO, Inc. incorporates a 10-mm LED available in red, green, yellow, blue and bicolor options.
2017-09-06
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Designed with ports for Deutsch connectors, Murrelektronik's new xtreme DB distribution block provides up to three times the current-carrying capacity compared to blocks of similar size, along with design efficiencies that will help to transform the way control systems are developed by heavy-duty vehicle builders.
2017-09-06
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New Holland is ramping up its focus on vehicles that burn alternative fuels, unveiling the prototype for a methane-powered tractor set for introduction in the 2020 time frame. The engine slashes operating costs, reduces emissions and cuts noise.
2017-08-30
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The fully operational Urban Hauler EV daycab tractor unveiled Aug. 29 can travel up to 100 miles (160 km) on a charge, from its 140-kWh battery pack. An engine-generator option, employing Cummins B4.5 or B6.7 engines, can extend the range to about 300 miles (480 km).
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.
2017-08-03
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Engineers are adding sensors, more powerful micros and faster networks as they automate tasks and pave the way to autonomy.
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.
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