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2012-04-03
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New electrical design technologies are helping off-highway equipment manufacturers to capture and re-use electrical design expertise.
2016-08-26
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To optimize the fan-shroud shape to maximize cooling air mass flow rates through the heat exchangers of heavy-duty trucks, researchers from Argonne National Lab, Cummins and CD-Adapco used the Adjoint approach to optimization.
2014-04-09
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State-of-the-art engineering skill and strong expertise in the basic sciences will be fundamental to developing technologies and products that address off-highway trends, says Tenneco's Tim Jackson.
2015-04-15
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Imagine a company being able to deliver feature-packed products at a competitive price and saving important R&D dollars along the way. A healthier bottom line for this company will lead to even more R&D to create the next generation of features and, ultimately, successful autonomous vehicles, says dSPACE's Mahendra Muli.
2011-12-16
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The use of “smart” special materials—in this initial case, tiles—has the potential to radically alter the way military platforms are defended, and used.
2008-08-14
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The British Secretary of State for Transport Ruth Kelly and Secretary of State for the Environment Hilary Benn have set out the U.K. government’s approach regarding biofuels. The statement follows the publication of the “Gallagher Review,” commissioned by the U.K. government in February. The review was prompted by rising food prices and recent research into the effects of land-use change stimulated by the growing demand for biofuels.
2013-11-23
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TTControl has designed the HY-TTC 500 product family as a high-end electronic control solution to satisfy needs for a wide range of applications, such as construction and agricultural machines.
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.
2016-08-02
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Global OEMs and Silicon Valley start-ups alike are pursuing heavily connected trucks in an effort to effectively marry the “metal” side of the CV business with the now-indispensible “digital” side.
2011-01-06
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The U.S. EPA has committed to developing and using portable emissions measurement systems for emissions regulatory and inventory work.
2016-10-07
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United Parcel Service has begun converting 50 gasoline delivery trucks with hydraulic hybrid propulsion systems for use in the Chicago area.
2017-01-06
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Active flow control devices based on electric plasmas can smooth the turbulent wakes that sweep off the rear edges of truck trailers travelling at highway speeds.
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.
2016-11-06
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Off-highway cabs are never going to be sanctuaries of silence, but they’re getting closer. Elements as diverse as glass, electronics and push buttons are being selected in part for their benefits in reducing sound levels.
2008-06-19
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One of the most unusual aspects of Caterpillar's upgraded M series motor graders was replacing the steering wheel and other controls with a joystick, reducing operator motion by 78%. The design features over 100 patents.
2016-05-13
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Increasingly stringent anti-idling laws continue to exert pressure on the off-highway industry to minimize the release of CO2 emissions and diesel particulate matter into the environment, notes Webasto's Don Kanneth.
2009-08-05
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Hybrid drives have been gaining ground in passenger cars for years. That trend is starting to emerge in the off-highway industry, particularly in equipment with frequent acceleration and braking, such as excavators, loaders, and forklifts.
2009-08-06
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Although there is no crystal ball for our industry, SPAL—always a leader in advanced cooling systems—is continuously innovating products in preparation for the off-highway mobility world of tomorrow. As we head into 2020 and beyond, SPAL sees the demand for efficient distributed cooling systems greatly increasing.
2008-06-19
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Using quartz and sapphire components, high-powered lasers and scientific cameras researchers are able to see inside an operating engine—and that vision is proving to be a valuable aid for finding ways to reduce diesel emissions. Could this research hold the key to maximizing the benefits of low-temperature diesel combustion without incurring the typical emissions penalty?
2016-05-12
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Aerospace technologies provide solutions that help off-highway manufacturers to meet increasing heat-management requirements that stem from stricter emissions standards, explains Bruce Kaplan of Thermal Structures.
2010-05-11
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Volvo says its latest V-ACT engine systems offer achievements in combustion efficiency, emissions reduction, and engine performance.
2010-03-15
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Perkins Engines is exhibiting its full range of Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIB compliant engines at this year’s Bauma.
2013-08-05
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Case CE’s new minimum-swing radius excavators combine maneuverability and power to boost performance and operator comfort.
2013-04-29
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Redesigned from the ground up, the C Series makes a complete break from the previous generation to offer new features that will allow operators to work faster and save fuel.
2014-03-14
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Researchers characterize the mobility of autonomous reconnaissance vehicles on terrain considered to be deformable, and represented as a collection of bodies of spherical shape.
2014-02-01
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Komatsu will be adding four new members to its family of iMC crawler dozers to include other popular-sized machines prior to ConExpo.
2011-06-19
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LiuGong's D-Series features computer-aided systems for greater operating efficiency, lower fuel consumption, and overall reliability.
2011-06-16
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The GRW 280 platform offers enhanced compacting quality, driving comfort, visibility, and safety.
2011-12-08
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The RTV900XT features an all-new hydrostatic transmission that offers high torque to optimize towing and hauling performance.
2011-09-05
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The new 349E, powered by a 396 net hp (291 kW) C13 ACERT diesel, delivers more engine and hydraulic power than its 345D predecessor, while consistently averaging 5% improved fuel efficiency in typical applications.
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