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2009-03-20
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Subaru has added a new line of electronic fuel injection engines, the EH72 V-Twin and EH72 UTV, both of which it says were designed to reduce fuel consumption and emissions, while providing fast, easy starts in a wide range of ambient temperatures.
2008-06-19
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Emissions regulations are prompting changes in the backup generation market. Suppliers in all ranges of the gen-set market are rolling out efficient, clean-running stationary engines.
2008-06-19
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Cooled EGR is the key technology John Deere Power Systems will carry over for meeting the Interim Tier 4 (IT4)/Stage III B off-highway emissions regulations set to begin in 2011 for engines 130 kW (174 hp) and above. By increasing the flow of exhaust gases by almost double what they were with Tier 3, JDPS says they will achieve the 50% reduction in NOx gases needed for its engines to meet the new regulations.
2015-05-20
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A custom tractor-trailer technology demonstrator built by Alcoa is outfitted with various current and “soon-to-be-available” aluminum solutions that altogether can reduce the weight of a tractor-trailer by up to 2500 lb (1135 kg) compared to traditional steel components.
2008-06-19
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Parker Hannifin’s Runwise technology is based on an energy recovery system that collects energy when brakes are applied and when the engine is idling, storing this energy in a hydraulic accumulator. The hybrid technology was developed in conjunction with Autocar, a garbage truck developer, but Parker is also examining systems that can be used in wheel loaders and other vehicles that often start and stop.
2010-07-13
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Today's challenges are closely related to the economic use of resources and the preservation of the environment, requiring efficient drive solutions with optimum fuel utilization and minimized environmental impact due to emissions.
2010-05-18
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Solar power and dirt are at the heart of an idea for a potential electrical power source on the moon.
2013-10-14
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One of the biggest challenges confronting electric and hybrid-electric vehicle designers today is how to manage the high temperatures stemming from the electrical losses associated with high-power electronics.
2012-08-27
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After just a 22-month development program, engineers from Toyota and Tesla have produced an all-electric version of the popular SUV.
2011-02-10
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Range awareness displays, range extenders, and “security blanket” features minimize possible issues with range anxiety, as charging station infrastructure builds. Some 13,000 stations by 2012, concentrated in areas where sales are made, are expected to build confidence for electric vehicle owners and prospective buyers.
2013-08-14
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Simulation made it possible to quickly analyze design iterations and optimize exterior surfaces such as the Tesla Model S front, A-pillars, and other design features critical for aerodynamics.
2014-07-23
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The 2014 Collegiate Design Series season concluded with the co-located FSAE Lincoln and FSAE Electric events. The University of Kansas placed first in the combustion class, and Universidade Estadual de Campinas did same in the electric class.
2014-08-25
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Design software company Autodesk reaffirmed its commitment to STEM/STEAM education with its pledge to provide schools with free design programs.
2012-02-14
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How crowded is the "white space" around electrified-vehicle intellectual property? A veteran advanced-engineering expert says it's not as bad as you might think.
2016-11-06
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Companies like Gamma Technologies and Siemens PLM Software are developing simulation tools to help drive the design and development of more powerful, fuel-efficient off-highway engines.
2008-01-16
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The word “big” takes on a whole new meaning when it is used to describe Caterpillar’s new 993K wheel loader. Built on an all-new platform, the 993K features Z-bar linkage, improved hydraulics, and an upgraded powertrain for solid penetration into the pile and high breakout forces. According to Cat, the increased performance and capacity result in a 15 to 20% improvement in productivity compared to the 992G this vehicle replaces.
2008-01-16
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A completely redesigned hydraulic system has boosted performance and enhanced the multifunctioning capabilities of Deere’s new 700J-Series track feller bunchers. The new hydraulic system features a load-managing system that sends power where it is needed the most, with up to 17% higher flow available to the feller attachment compared to previous models.
2008-06-19
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Dressta recently expanded its wheel loader lineup with the addition of the 555C Extra wheel loader, which features a new turbocharged diesel engine, single-phase torque converter, electrically controlled transmission, hydrostatic steering, and single-lever hydraulic controls.
2017-11-02
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Hoist Liftruck Manufacturing is bringing full electrification for some of the biggest forklift trucks, motivated only in part by regulatory pressures. They are also proving to be less expensive to operate versus their ICE counterparts.
2017-11-09
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Cooling system performance on the 1500AJP Ultra Boom and other JLG vehicles has been significantly improved through the use of CFD software tools.
2012-10-15
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Engineers from Suzuki Motor Corp. developed an efficient method for simulating an ATV landing after a jump so that the strength of the frame can be quickly determined at an early design stage.
2013-10-15
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The use of LMS Imagine.Lab AMESim software enables Poclain Hydraulics to simulate transmission behavior, helping its engineers develop answers to given issues faster and at a lower cost.
2017-04-20
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The Japanese automaker has announced "Project Portal," a feasibility study examining the potential of its fuel cell technology in a heavy-duty drayage application.
2017-03-14
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Various levels of electrification, connected solutions and alternative fuels are among the technology pathways that will lead to reductions of CO2, according to AVL's Dr. Marko Dekena. He spoke with Truck & Off-Highway Engineering about a variety of topics ahead of this year's AVL International Commercial Powertrain Conference.
2017-05-05
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Advanced sealing solutions play a critical role in systems optimization and extending the overall life of the machine, according to Freudenberg-NOK's Joel Johnson.
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.
2016-05-19
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PACCAR and Allison Transmission engineers are working together on an engineering program to release the fully automatic Allison TC10 in Kenworth T680 and T880 and Peterbilt Models 567 and 579 with both PACCAR and Cummins engines.
2016-07-15
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Federal-Mogul will show its new Envirokool piston at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hanover in September. In the pre-development stage, the piston is designed to withstand higher temperatures by incorporating a sealed-for-life cooling chamber within the piston crown.
2017-03-09
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The engine maker used the ConExpo 2017 stage to announce its intention to produce a dual-fuel capable (natural gas and propane) off-highway engine by mid-2018, leveraging its already-in-production on-highway CNG truck engine.
2017-02-28
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Called a “new generation” of NOx reduction technology, ASDS (Ammonia Storage and Delivery System) is designed ultimately to replace conventional tanks containing a diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) or AdBlue with lighter, high-efficiency cartridges containing a solid material called AdAmmine.
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