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2013-08-05
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Engineers have demonstrated motorized vehicles that run on natural gas, pure hydrogen, biofuels, and electrons. By 2035, if present trends hold, vehicles using these alternative fuels will remain a tiny fraction of vehicles on the road. What could change in the next few years to drive adoption of one or more alternative fuels?
2013-07-23
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One week after announcing that it will beef up its electrification-engineering workforce, Ford on July 23 announced that it will hire more salaried employees company-wide by the end of CY2013. The company in January had indicated it would hire 2200 salaried personnel.
2013-07-10
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Engineers and other specialists at Ford of Europe’s Aachen, Germany, Advanced Technology Center are concentrating on what materials and powertrains will be needed—and which will be feasible—for the vehicles of the 2020s and 2030s.
2013-07-02
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Audi's outgoing R&D boss Wolfgang Dürheimer discusses the technology roadmap in this AEI interview.
2013-06-24
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The Advanced Technical Center joins the Pan-Asia Technical Automotive Center in Shanghai for local engineering and research support for vehicle and powertrain engineering, parts evaluation, materials research, and importantly, battery technology evaluation and testing.
2013-06-20
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The Renault-Nissan Alliance has announced its new engineering architecture that allows for cross-brand and cross-platform assembly of large modules including the engine bay, cockpit, front underbody, rear underbody, and electrical/electronic system.
2013-06-18
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As an EV price war rages, gas-powered vehicles are becoming more efficient and hybrids are getting cheaper. What's an EV engineer to do?
2013-06-04
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Prodrive uses its latest value modeling process to see motorsport benefiting from production car experience rather than volume vehicles from track success.
2013-05-29
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The U.S. operations maintain separate facilities, including product planning and styling/design teams, and make key product decisions without consulting each other.
2013-05-14
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General Motors on May 13 celebrated the grand opening of a new “enterprise data center” at its Warren, MI, technical center, and announced that construction will begin this summer on a companion facility at the company’s Milford (MI) Proving Ground.
2013-05-14
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After a period of relative calm and budding partnerships, OEMs appear to be returning to the bad old habit of squeezing their suppliers over piece price.
2013-05-01
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Phil Zulueta, Chairman of the SAE G-19 Committee, provides an update on committee subcommittee activities.
2013-04-19
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Boeing will place its Brazilian research and technology center in the city of São José dos Campos’s Technological Park. The new Boeing Research & Technology-Brazil Center will open later this year in remodeled existing space at the technological park with staffing of up to 12 Boeing researchers and scientists.
2013-04-19
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Educators are seeking engineering students. No experience needed. An aptitude for problem-solving a plus. Apply at the school of your choice.
2013-04-15
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No secret to industry suppliers, the long-anticipated deal builds on GM and Ford joint success with their 6-speed front-drive automatic program. Included are a 9-speed for front drive applications and a 10-speed for rwd vehicles.
2013-04-15
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Bob Lutz stirred controversy in 2005 when he told the SAE World Congress audience that U.S. engineering education shortchanges creativity and problem-solving skills. He hasn't changed his mind, as his 2013 Congress keynote on April 18 is likely to reveal.
2013-04-07
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Only Telecommunications and computers & peripherals outnumbered the automotive industry in patent activity in 2012, according to a Thomson Reuters report called 2012 State of Innovation: Twelve Key Technology Areas and their States of Innovation.
2013-04-03
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New technologies will enable automakers to meet 2017-2025 CAFE standards, but the cost of compliance could be thousands of dollars per vehicle.
2013-03-19
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SAE International has released the first standard addressing the quality improvement process known as Design Review Based on Failure Modes (DRBFM). J2886 is intended for automotive and non-automotive applications.
2013-03-12
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In this Q&A, Tesla Motors CTO JB Straubel elaborates on Tesla’s battery developments, the controversy over global EV charging standards including the SAE “combo connector,” and key learnings from partners Daimler and Toyota.
2013-03-07
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ContiTech will employ 30 engineers by year's end at a recently opened R&D center in Changshu, Jiangsu Province, about 100 km (60 mi) from Shanghai. The product focus will be vehicle mounting and vibration control. 
2013-02-21
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SMILE FC System Corp. (“SMILE FC”), a joint venture between U.K.-based Intelligent Energy and Suzuki Motor Corp. has established a ready-to-scale production plant for its fuel-cell systems in Yokohama, Japan.
2013-02-19
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Hybrid technology may not be the best solution for all heavy-truck applications, but a Caron Engineering expert explains how it can still benefit Class 8 vehicles.
2013-02-19
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With an initial focus on autonomous driving and connected cars, the Renault-Nissan Alliance on Feb. 18 celebrated the official opening of a Silicon Valley advanced research center. Located in Sunnyvale, CA, the NRC-SV is part of Nissan's global strategy to expand and localize its R&D function in strategic markets.
2013-02-15
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The goal of research under Maplesoft and Toyota's Symbolic Control project is implementation of symbolic design and analysis methods for linear, nonlinear, and parametric robust control.
2013-02-14
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SpaceClaim Engineer 3-D direct modeling software from SpaceClaim offers solid modeling for engineers and analysts working in 3-D but without expertise in traditional feature-based CAD.
2013-02-11
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The biggest challenge for the designer of small vehicles concerns profits. “Those vehicles have to make money and that is so difficult,” said Stefan Lamm, Director of Exterior Design, Ford of Europe.
2013-02-04
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Daimler AG will take a 12% stake in BAIC (Beijing Automotive Group) as the latter prepares to launch an initial public offering (IPO). That aspect of the deal announced Feb. 1 is expected to be concluded by the end of 2013 or early in 2014, subject to government approvals.
2013-01-31
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General Motors on Jan. 30 announced it will invest $200 million at its global powertrain engineering headquarters in Pontiac, MI, to build a new 138,000-f² (12,000-m²) test wing, which is expected to be completed in the second half of 2014.
2013-01-28
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With the expectation of launching "the world's first affordable, mass-market fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEVs)" as early as 2017, Daimler, Ford, and Nissan on Jan. 28 announced an agreement to work together in that cause.
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