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2011-02-09
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New government regulations for shorter stopping distances, updated regulations for vehicle emissions, and the rising cost of fuel are causing both military customers and fleet customers to look at weight reduction in their vehicles.
2011-02-07
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Fallbrook Technologies Inc., a technology company in the area of transmissions for vehicles and equipment, has entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with TRW Automotive U.S. LLC, a subsidiary of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.
2011-02-07
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BorgWarner has adapted its friction technologies developed for the automotive industry to the agricultural and construction market. Building on its European presence, BorgWarner entered the North American market a few years ago and has since launched a variety of new friction plates for John Deere and CNH America LLC with total volumes of nearly 2 million parts a year.
2011-02-01
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Force Control Industries' MagnaShear motor brake uses oil shear technology to lengthen service life in harsh applications.
2011-01-20
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Simrit’s E454 EPDM (ethylene-propylene rubber) compound is certified to NAS 1613 Revision 5 Specification, which establishes the requirements for elastomer seal elements used in hydraulic systems using phosphate ester fluids.
2011-01-20
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The world's largest steel producer recently unveiled a portfolio of weight-saving designs for front, side, and rear body panels as well as for the chassis, doors, and other hang-on parts to spur increased usage of advanced high-strength steels.
2011-01-19
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Trelleborg uses water injection technology for its hybrid brake pedal, cutting weight by between 30% and 50% compared to a conventional metal pedal.
2011-01-13
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TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. has secured several contracts for the supply of electric power steering (EPS) to domestic Chinese vehicle manufacturers, with the first launch scheduled as early as 2012.
2011-01-10
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R&D spending at TI Automotive continues on an upward trend as engineers work to develop technology solutions that meet emissions regulations.
2011-01-04
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Timken India Ltd., a subsidiary of The Timken Co., plans to invest Rs. 360 million, or approximately US$8 million, to expand tapered roller bearing manufacturing capacity in India to satisfy “a steep increase in demand…in and outside India,” said Ajay Das, Managing Director of Timken’s operations in India.
2011-01-04
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Techking's TKHardy alternative tire solution for mining trucks was designed to perform 85% in off-road conditions.
2011-01-03
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JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corp. company and a manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, recently signed an agreement with Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, Off Road Tire division for the exclusive supply of the Firestone DuraForce MH tires on JLG, Lull, and SkyTrak branded telehandlers.
2010-12-27
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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has entered into agreements with Titan Tire Corp., a subsidiary of Titan International Inc., to sell its European and Latin American farm tire businesses, including a licensing agreement that will allow Titan to manufacture and sell Goodyear-brand farm tires in Europe, Latin America, and North America, for approximately $130 million.
2010-12-21
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Toyota Industrial Equipment S.A. (TIESA) has chosen SimXpert with MD Nastran from MSC.Software Corp. for the modeling and analysis of chassis components and forklift truck body frames for customized material handling equipment.
2010-12-16
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Dana Holding Corp. recently broke ground for a $20 million technical center in Pune, India, which is expected to be fully operational by the end of 2011. The new facility will provide in-region engineering, design, testing, and analytical support for each of the supplier’s primary markets—automotive, commercial vehicle, and off-highway.
2010-12-13
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Nokian Heavy Tyres offers the durable Forest King F 710/45-26.5 forestry tire customized for cut-to-length harvesters.
2010-12-06
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Continental's electronic commutation (EC) fuel pump improves vehicle energy consumption and reduces CO2 emissions in gasoline, diesel, flex-fuel, or any other tank fluid.
2010-12-06
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Nexteer Automotive has developed a lightweight, flexible plastic coupling as an alternative to steel for electric power steering (EPS) systems.
2010-12-06
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The supplier is developing integrated sensor technology—including a polarization camera—that can help “recognize” road surface rain, snow, and ice, and act as an early warning system.
2010-12-03
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Airbus selected Goodrich Corp. to provide the main landing gear for the -1000 variant of the A350 XWB aircraft. This selection covers the design, test, manufacture, and in-service support of the main landing gear.
2010-11-30
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The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN ECE) has published new requirements on tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), according to InterRegs, an online resource for global vehicle safety and emissions regulations.
2010-11-15
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The federal safety regulation (No. 126) that is driving OE installations of electronic stability control systems also applies to aftermarket parts. A SEMA task force is developing a vehicle test simulation program to enable members of the trade group to provide a "do no harm" assurance for their add-on and replacement parts.
2010-11-13
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General Truck Tire's Grabber OA (off-road, all-position) wide base tire in size 445/65R22.5 improves on- and off-road durability.
2010-11-13
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Spartan Motors Chassis Inc. has been awarded a subcontract order from BAE Systems to support the production of 32 Armored Utility Vehicles under the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) program. The Michigan-based custom chassis manufacturer will supply and integrate key chassis components for the U.S.
2010-10-18
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Enhancing pedestrian safety is a significant aspect of vehicle design, with a need to achieve cost-effective and not overly complex solutions. Continental and Trelleborg have each come up with new technologies.
2010-10-07
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Ford's 2011 F-150 is the industry's first high-volume full-size pickup truck to use the vehicle's 12-V power supply for Electric Power Assist Steering (EPAS).
2010-09-30
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AxleTech International, a General Dynamics company that provides axles, suspensions, brake systems, and aftermarket components for heavy-duty commercial and military vehicles, opened its new world headquarters on Sept. 17 near its previous headquarters in southern Troy, MI.
2010-09-29
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The propshaft boot with integrated splash protection designed by ContiTech Vibration Control protects the bearings of the propshaft.
2010-09-10
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CGS Tyres has announced a $43.81 million investment to build a new agricultural tire production plant in Charles City, IA. Representatives of CGS Tyres and the Iowa Department of Economic Development recently signed an investment agreement marking the end to negotiations that began in 2009.
2010-09-08
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The wraps are about to come off a program under which wheel makers whose aftermarket rims meet SAE's J2530 standard get an opportunity to distinguish themselves and their products from wheel makers and products that do not meet the standard.
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