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2010-10-22
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Creating new business through innovation is just as important as strengthening a company's core business, says Innosight Chairman Mark Johnson.
2010-10-22
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Royal Academy of Engineering panel believes hybrid technology is needed until the slow transition to electric vehicles and a smart charging infrastructure occur.
2010-10-15
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GM's top EE, Micky Bly, talks about the 2011 Volt and its impact on the automaker's electrified-vehicle development moving forward.
2010-09-07
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Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) to provide research and development support to the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane Division.
2010-08-31
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Hyundai's growing R&D activities are at the core of the automaker's rapid product development and technical maturation. AEI recently toured the Namyang, South Korea, facility and spoke with Hyundai's top R&D engineer, Dr. Woong-chul Yang.
2010-08-31
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Tata's $2500 Nano delivers bang for the buck with “frugal engineering.”
2010-08-23
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Hyundai engineering and quality executives reveal how Korea's fast-moving automaker executes 11th-hour product changes without delaying production or incurring high costs.
2010-08-20
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In tough economic times, companies often slash staff and turn to outsourcing. And in good times, relinquishing control over critical components can contribute to quality issues and worse, according to a study led by Lyda Bigelow, strategy professor in the University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business.
2010-07-28
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Bombardier Aerospace announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Research Council Canada (NRC) on cooperation for research and development initiatives. At the 2010 Farnborough International Airshow, Guy C.
2010-07-26
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Consumers are expecting more technology in new vehicles, and they’re no longer willing to wait years to buy cars that have the latest consumer-type electronics. In response, the design teams challenged to blend the reliability requirements of vehicles with the rapid changes in consumer technologies and expectations are increasingly looking outside their corporate walls for help.
2010-07-22
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Victor Muller so liked Saabs that he bought the company that makes them. Muller, the CEO of Spyker Cars N.V. and now Chairman of Saab Automobile AB, rescued the Swedish company in November 2009 when the future looked extremely bleak for the automaker.
2010-07-07
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Six different single-occupant vehicles designed and built by teams of collegiate engineering students snared four-digit fuel economy at Eaton Corp.'s Marshall, MI, test track during the 31st annual SAE Supermileage competition.
2010-07-01
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Federal-Mogul Corp. on June 25 held a grand opening for its 9000-m² (97,000-ft²) Asia Pacific Headquarters and Technical Center in Shanghai. About 200 engineers work at the facility, which includes powertrain dynamometers, vehicle and braking test cells, and an array of laboratory equipment.
2010-06-30
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Investing in improvements for quality and exploiting platform engineering, Ford's redesigned Taurus Tops IQS Rankings in first year.
2010-06-11
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GM has created new venture-capital and global alliances groups to accelerate the acquisition and development of new technologies.
2010-06-09
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Collegiate engineering students design and build open-wheel racecars with visions of demonstrating blazing speed on the acceleration pad, superior vehicle handling on the autocross course, and reliability in the endurance event. But safety overrides everything.
2010-05-27
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John Krafcik applies his skills as engineer, lean-production expert, product planner, and program manager to keep Hyundai's U.S. operation on the hot track.
2010-05-21
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Ford is consolidating the three totally different antifreeze coolant formulas currently deployed. The multiyear changeover plan requires some re-engineering of cooling systems and phase-out of some engines.
2010-05-10
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Bob Lutz revitalized GM's PD process by challenging its protocols—while following his instincts for making compelling vehicles. He says vehicle mass reduction is the next frontier.
2010-05-10
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High-value, high-volume technologies are driving Ford's near-term conventional powertrain strategy, explains engineering chief Barb Samardzich.
2010-04-28
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ArvinMeritor may have exited the light-vehicle business, but it has not abandoned the knowledge and engineering expertise acquired from that segment. To achieve positive results in its three key areas of innovation—efficiency, safety, and durability—the commercial-vehicle supplier is investing in engineering and R&D and drawing upon its previous work on the light-duty side, said CEO Chip McClure at a breakfast during the SAE 2010 World Congress.
2010-04-19
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The complexity of modern vehicles and the high cost of research are putting an increased focus on collaboration, particularly given the cash shortage for most transportation companies, panelists said at the SAE 2010 World Congress in Detroit.
2010-04-16
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Manufacturing plans for the new mid-engined McLaren Automotive MP4-12C are moving ahead, with production slated to start in 2011 at the new McLaren Production Center near London.
2010-04-01
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With a goal of improving automotive software development capabilities and promoting more effective software process improvement activities and assessments, SAE International created the J2746 Software Assessment Repository.
2010-03-26
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MiniE field tests, and ActiveE developments, pave way for eventual production Mega City Car electric car.
2010-03-19
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IBM is addressing two aspects of the auto industry’s design challenges at its 2010 SAE World Congress booth. One includes software that helps engineers better understand the product life cycle of vehicles. The other offers AUTOSAR compatibility and auto-code generation.
2010-02-17
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A leading aerospace manufacturer was using the interoffice mail envelope for approving new chemicals/materials being brought into a plant—before Actio developed a more efficient process.
2010-02-09
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Altair ProductDesign and Summitech Engineering recently announced the joint development of a method to create correlated passenger-car multibody dynamics (MBD) models without requiring OEM information.
2010-01-20
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Laying claim to the title of having the fastest, most fuel-efficient car on the planet will take competitors to a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing venue to battle it out.
2010-01-13
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David Richards runs two tech-intensive U.K. automotive firms and sees unique opportunities for both moving forward.
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