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2013-12-26
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Algorithms rein in redundant motor-in-wheel drives to keep lightweight EVs safe and stable.
2013-04-18
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Leoni AG, a wiring systems supplier, describes competitiveness of aluminum wiring with enhanced corrosion protection of joints. Shows preformed harnesses that simplify assembly line installation. Describes thermal protection systems for these harnesses, and calls them production-ready.
2013-03-12
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Subsystems in cars are becoming smarter and ever more dependent on connecting with data from other systems. From door to exhaust systems, where once fit and finish was the only "integration" required, designing in isolation is no longer an option.
2012-10-24
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1-D and 3-D virtual prototyping provide an end to the over-engineering of subsystems in the days of cost and time crunching.
2012-10-02
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Goodyear is developing an internal mechanically driven pump that keeps commercial truck tires topped off.
2012-09-13
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Elimination of moving parts is just one advantage TRW is citing about its new Electric Horn System (EHS) announced Sept. 12. The company employs a special coating by which the steering-wheel airbag cover is rendered touch-sensitive.
2012-01-26
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Canadian researchers are finding ways to reduce landing noise in a facility designed to study the sounds that come from the interaction of certain airplane parts and wind.
2012-01-19
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Bridgestone and Yokohama unveil non-pneumatic concept tires.
2011-12-08
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General Motors patented the ferritic-nitro carburizing (FNC) process and will apply it to 80% of its U.S. production brake rotors by 2016. Shiny, hard-wearing rotors are the result.
2011-11-14
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SHANGHAI, CHINA—Monday morning, Nov. 14, 2011—There’s never been an event like it: four days of in-depth technology sessions, workshops, and professional networking, all focused on the main elements of the electrified vehicle propulsion system.
2011-11-04
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Gentech’s SCR sensor is designed to detect the presence of and measure the level and temperature of AdBlue, the diesel emission fluid used in exhaust aftertreatment to reduce NOx emissions.
2011-10-31
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Meggitt Sensing Systems offers the Endevco model 2226C, a compact adhesive-mounted piezoelectric accelerometer designed for the general-purpose vibration testing of smaller structures and objects.
2011-05-09
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Jay Iyengar, Chrysler's Global Director and Chief Engineer of Electrified Powertrain Systems, talks about her company's hybrid and EV developments in this AEI video interview from April's 2011 SAE World Congress.
2011-04-19
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EPA Office of Transportation and Air Quality Director Margo Oge outlined the government's first steps toward 2017-2025 fuel-economy rulemaking, on an SAE Congress technical panel. Veteran engineers on the panel noted that the industry needs time to find affordable technology solutions.
2011-04-13
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Sherif Marakby, Ford’s Director of Electrification Programs and Engineering, talks about Ford's drive to reduce systems cost in electrified powertrains, in an April 12 video interview at the SAE World Congress.
2011-03-24
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5:00 p.m. Wednesday March 23, Indianapolis: I always say, you can judge the effectiveness of any professional conference by how much of the audience remains during the last hour. No matter how riveting the final panel, the attendees are usually yawning by 3 p.m.
2011-03-16
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The three-day meeting drew record attendance and included a day focused on EVs. SAE Magazines Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke conducted eight video interviews of some of the top technology experts in attendance. The video links are included here.
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.
2010-08-20
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The DynaMax system features a multidisc clutch and electrically driven gerotor pump with active computer control. It's biased toward fuel economy but quickly handles front-rear torque splits for improved vehicle traction.
2010-06-25
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Congress is moving quickly to pass a new automotive safety standards bill in the wake of the Toyota "sudden acceleration" uproar.
2010-06-24
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Azure Dynamics' engineering director outlines new technologies likely to appear on the company's 2012-2013 powertrain systems and components currently in development.
2010-06-16
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Bosch engineers aim to significantly reduce the package volume of power electronics units for HEVs. The smaller units on the 2011 Volkswagen and Porsche hybrid SUVs are the latest step in their plan.
2010-05-27
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Sophisticated control algorithms help the PowerShift DSG to maintain driveability in the 2011 Fiesta, while keeping the clutch pack from overheating. Virtual sensing is used instead of a transmission temperature sensor.
2010-01-18
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Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power has expanded its Vanguard line of single-cylinder engines and unveiled a system designed to reduce problems in portable equipment. The line includes a combined ignition and fuel shutoff valve that will help keep gasoline out of crankcases.
2009-10-14
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The Boeing Co. and Russian Space Corp. Energia (RSC-Energia) signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on a future common docking system for advanced space exploration vehicles. The agreement outlines collaboration between the two companies to produce a mechanism based on Energia's existing Androgynous Peripheral Docking System, which has connected every space shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) for more than 10 years.
2009-09-03
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Irkut Corp. selected Hamilton Sundstrand to supply multiple systems for the MC-21 commercial aircraft family. Hamilton Sundstrand will develop the advanced Electric Power Generating System, secondary electrical power distribution, auxiliary power unit, wing anti-ice and bleed air-conditioning for the Nitrogen Generation System.
2009-08-07
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Wabco has introduced two technological enhancements for its electronic braking systems (EBS) for truck and trailer combinations. The two developments are designed to improve the performance of braking systems fitted to extra long trailers and also truck and trailer combinations where two or more trailers are used.
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.
2009-07-28
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Emerson Industrial Automation received accreditation from the Nadcap Management Council in Heat Treating, Chemical Processing, and Nondestructive Testing for its McGill aerospace bearings, manufactured at Emerson Power Transmission’s Valparaiso, IN, facility.
2009-05-01
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The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Co. a $3.5 million Electronic Warfare Battle Management (EWBM) system design contract. Under the award, Raytheon will spend three years conducting a series of EWBM system experiments and demonstrations in the Air Force Research Laboratory's virtual combat laboratory at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH.
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