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Relieving the pressure on fleet managers, installers

2015-05-15
A tire pressure monitoring chipset can help fleet managers improve fuel economy and tell when vehicles are overloaded while also simplifying setup times. The Freescale Semiconductor device is said to be the industry’s smallest sensor, yet it has a broad operating range of 100-1500 kPa, exceeding the levels normally required for heavy commercial trucks.
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Deutz diesels take to Stage V

2015-05-07
Deutz says its experience from series production of Stage V-capable DPF solutions provides a headstart for customers and offers long-term planning certainty.
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Electrohydraulic power steering pursued for heavy-duty vehicles

2015-05-07
Researchers from Tsinghua University propose a new type of EHPS system suitable for heavy-duty commercial vehicles, with the purpose of reducing the power demand of an electric motor while guaranteeing sufficient power assist. The motor is only activated on-demand, which also helps to improve fuel economy.
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Arc suppressors

2016-11-11
NOsparc arc suppressors from Arc Suppression Technologies are designed for both ac and dc power applications.
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IAV brings variable valvetrains to heavy duty

2017-10-06
A switchable system for toggling between different cam lobes offers variable valve timing and lift to improve both fuel economy and exhaust gas aftertreatment in heavy-duty engines.
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Pin Fin heat sinks

2017-09-14
Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc.’s (ATS) family of Pin Fin heat sinks is designed as cost-effective solutions for systems with adequate airflow.
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14-mm mount panel LED

2017-09-06
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.
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SwRI-led AC2AT consortium pushes diesel emission control systems development

2017-07-07
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.
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Electric machines find their niche

2019-09-12
Smaller machines working in cities are particularly ripe for electrification, but most off-highway applications will retain the internal combustion engine.
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Rancho Cordova business park hosts self-driving Olli shuttle

2019-08-12
Olli – Phoenix-based Local Motors’ self-driving shuttle – is currently in use at a major business park in Rancho Cordova, California for its first business use pilot program. According to Local Motors, the 12-passenger autonomous vehicle is the world's first to be co-created at distributed microfactories using additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing) techniques.
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Inductive sensor technology

2016-11-11
Baumer's inductive sensor technology measures a distance on a target with high speed and high precision, enabling equipment condition assessment.
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Deutz and Liebherr form diesel-engine strategic alliance

2016-11-11
Engine manufacturer Deutz AG and Liebherr Machines Bulle S.A., developer and producer of diesel and gas engines, recently agreed on the key aspects of a strategic alliance for worldwide distribution of diesel engines.
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Contamination protection for hydraulics

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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