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2013-11-26
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The new DSS-7000 Battery Service Diagnostic System from Midtronics is designed to address challenges posed by several new and future vehicles, including capabilities for new battery and system types and a generation of service technicians familiar with app-based technology.
2013-11-13
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A forum at the 2013 SEMA Show discussed three approaches to ensure performance parts compliance with federal safety standard No. 126. Panelists also explained how simulation data, and kinematics and compliance measurements, can improve performance parts design.
2013-08-05
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Donaldson Company, Inc., a worldwide manufacturer of air and liquid filtration systems and replacement parts for engines, is expanding test laboratories at its Bloomington, MN, corporate headquarters. 
2013-06-21
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Honeywell Transportation Systems’ new line of remanufactured turbochargers are designed for the independent aftermarket in Europe.
2013-06-21
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A partnership between Red Bend Software and Vector gives automakers the ability to perform over-the-air updates with tools now used in mobile phones.
2013-04-03
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Donaldson introduces the Twist&Drain line of replacement filters in a convenient package for both off- and on-highway vehicle applications.
2013-04-02
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Each introduced a 50th anniversary example at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. Porsche featured a fifth generation of GT-3, a 911 derivative. Shelby showed the 1000, a new Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang variant that develops 1000 hp for street use on pump gasoline, up to 1200 hp for the track.
2013-02-25
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Although German carmakers express concern over R-1234yf safety, others remain nominally committed. But work on AC6 blend (R-445A) continues, and R-744 (carbon dioxide as a refrigerant) is back in the picture. The industry also faces preparation for challenges from new EPA AC17 drive cycle that measures A/C fuel consumption for future CAFE credits.
2013-02-01
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Meritor has launched a branded shock absorber product line to replace its Gabriel shocks.
2013-01-25
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The company pumps up its Super Snake to 850 hp (634 kW) and lowers the Focus ST for Shelby-grade performance.
2013-01-11
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Vecdor Nano-Clear from Nanovere Technologies is wipe-on clear nanocoating that offers the ability to permanently restore original color, gloss, and surface hardness back into oxidized textured plastics, highly oxidized fiberglass, and highly oxidized paint surfaces while reducing surface maintenance by 60%, claims Nanovere.
2013-01-04
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Cost remains the most significant challenge to overcome for composites to be more widely deployed in high-volume vehicles, according to a recent poll posted on AEI Online. Repairability was second, manufacturing/assembly third.
2012-12-29
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Massachusetts specifically names SAE J2534 in “Right to Repair” law approved overwhelmingly by voters on Election Day. Law aims to enable independent garages to have full access to OE service information, reprogramming, and diagnostics.
2012-12-10
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ARPA-e program involves several companies, government labs, and universities developing solutions so the U.S. can take advantage of its abundant natural gas reserves.
2012-11-29
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Developed to efficiently direct airflow from the filter to the throttle body, Corsa Performance Intakes featuring power channel technology streamline airflow to eliminate calibration concerns and help to increase throttle response.
2012-11-15
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The object is to establish connectivity equal to OE systems, providing car-to-shop communications for remote diagnostics, road service, and shop appointments. The plug-in device reports data to Delphi cloud servers, which in turn communicate with the remainder of the aftermarket chain.
2012-11-13
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Only 49% of teenagers get a driver’s license when they reach 17, a drop from 79% in 1978. Racing and track panelists explain efforts to keep teens interested in cars until they’re ready to buy.
2012-11-13
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SEMA VP Waraniak explains the five-step “hype cycle” for such emerging technologies as plug-in electric vehicles. Chrysler VP Gradu sees diesel as the most cost-effective choice for car performance. In the background is “Goodwin Assist,” a prototype concept to provide electric-drive assist in large vehicles, but at obviously higher cost.
2012-10-25
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A new IR-assisted advanced out-of-autoclave (OOA) process from Kubota Research Associates reportedly enhances adhesion properties and “significantly” accelerates the curing speed of thermoset resin systems for installing adhesive bonded fasteners onto composite fuselage and metal structures.
2012-10-17
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iQ-AutoLife is a fourth-generation driver experience solution from iQ-Telematics focused on connecting people safely.
2012-08-22
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The change to OAT is across the board for 2013 and is accompanied by increasing coolant service interval to 10 years/150,000 mi (240,000 km). The formula is different from that used by parent Fiat.
2012-08-20
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The Dearborn Protocol Adapter (DPA 5) is a dual- or quad-CAN vehicle network translator device offering OEM diagnostics and ECU reprogramming capabilities in a single device for both the commercial vehicle and automotive industries.
2012-08-20
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Vector CANtech’s VN1600 devices provide the network interface for Vector tools such as CANoe, CANalyzer, CANape, Indigo, vFlash, as well as customer applications.
2012-08-02
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ASA’s Voyager ToughCam WVOS7MDCL1B digital wireless observation system offers a clear view of a heavy-duty vehicle’s surroundings.
2012-07-20
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MagneGas Corp., which converts liquid-based materials into hydrogen-based fuel, removing acetylene from the process, is supplying General Motors with its MagneGas fuel. GM is trialing the fuel in maintenance and metal-working activities at its Grand Blanc Weld & Tool Center in Flint, MI.
2012-06-08
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The supplier's newest commercial-truck tire provides long tread life without dinging an over-the-road vehicle's fuel economy numbers.
2012-06-07
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The GRX-5100 hybrid/electric-vehicle battery station from Midtronics safely de-powers high-voltage batteries and also enables service for the battery system at the module level, reducing manufacturer warranty costs and repair time and expense for customers.
2012-05-14
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For commercial truckers and fleet owners, communications between vehicles could improve both fuel economy and safety. While the benefits can be significant, regulators question whether the technology will be adopted if it’s not required.
2012-05-09
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Thomas & Betts' Blackburn KUBE motor lead disconnects provide a fast, snap-together connection that saves time in changing out electric motors, eliminating the need to cut through insulating tape and unbolt conventional lugs.
2012-04-30
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U. S. roads could become a web of vehicles communicating with each other automatically by 2025, bringing about improvements in safety and congestion.
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