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2015-04-16
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Inside the turbocharger of your family car is a special material that was also used in the skin of NASA's X-15 rocket plane. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at Inconel, a material commonly used in turbocharger rotors. 
2015-04-16
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Eaton's Procision transmission uses a wet clutch system and the transmission needs one type of oil for the entire unit.
2015-04-16
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At the bottom of FPT Industrial’s range, the customizable 2.2-L R22 engine, developed in partnership with VM Motori, features common rail fuel injection and a fixed geometry turbocharger with aftercooler and wastegate valve.
2015-04-16
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John Deere Power Systems has introduced five new PowerTech 2.9-L generator-drive engines with power ratings from 31 to 55 kWm (41 to 74 hp).
2015-04-16
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Mitsubishi Electric has launched its new, full-featured Diamond Power S60 (DPS60) starter as an upgrade for Freightliner and Western Star trucks using the Detroit DD15 and DD16 engines.
2015-04-16
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The EcoFit Single Module takes advantage of innovations in catalyst and urea dosing technologies unique to Cummins Emissions Solutions.
2015-04-16
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Perkins' turbocharged aftercooled 2.2-L 400 Series model should be of particular interest to compact equipment manufacturers, especially for construction applications.
2015-04-15
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Today’s emphasis on improving fuel efficiency and reducing emissions is just the beginning. In the future, increasing productivity will be the most critical trend for the off-highway industry, says BorgWarner.
2015-04-15
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Most engine manufacturers hand the task of packaging the engine, cooling system, exhaust, aftertreatment, and controls off to a distributor or integrator, but Perkins' Jaz Gill says the company chose to take a different approach.
2015-04-15
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With any new technology, there comes a learning curve, says MTU's Andy Suda, and it has become clear that the service and maintenance methods of yesteryear may not be best suited for today’s streamlined engineering advancements.
2015-04-15
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Biodiesel fuel is a viable supplement for traditional fossil fuels, as long as manufacturers make the necessary changes in equipment to accommodate these new types of fuels, according to Freudenberg-NOK's Joe Walker.
2015-04-14
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Cummins' Jim Trueblood says the company's Tier 4 Final program was driven by the core philosophy to utilize new or improved technologies, systems, and components that would meet the durability and reliability levels demanded for tough high horsepower applications.
2015-04-13
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Kohler Engines has introduced an electronic governor as a new option on the company’s Command PRO horizontal shaft gasoline-powered engines.
2015-04-13
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Demands for optimized fuel usage, higher efficiency, and cost reduction set the trends for innovation in the off-highway sector, says ZF's Hermann Beck.
2015-04-13
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Allison Transmission Holdings' new 9832 Oil Field Series model offers 3200 hp (2386 kW) for pressure pumping in tough environments.
2015-04-13
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The Ohio State University student team revealed the vehicle it will use to try to break its own world land speed record—307 mph—with an over 400-mph mark. The 38-ft-long (11.6-m) vehicle contains 2000 A123 pouch cells and runs a four-wheel-drive system with two motors design-rated at 3000 hp (2238 kW).
2015-04-08
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While on/off fan drives are usually preferred for their durability and fuel efficiency for over-the-road applications, BorgWarner's new DuroSpeed two-speed fan drive was developed for more severe service applications
2015-04-07
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The new Spicer AdvanTEK tandem axle concept is optimized for trucks that implement engine “downspeeding,” combining the traction offered by a 6x4 configuration with the reduced drivetrain losses of a 6x2.
2015-04-06
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The new plug-in hybrid model has a 19-mi range in EV mode and can accelerate to 81 mph on its electric motor alone, while the AMG models' 5.5-L V8 gets a power boost.
2015-04-06
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Turbine blades in TiAl are about half the weight of comparable nickel-alloy components but boast the same reliability and durability. The high aluminum content also makes the material resistant to oxidation and corrosion.
2015-03-31
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All 40 cars in the world's first all-electric racing circuit run a standardized powertrain, but the uniformity ends in the 2015/2016 season when each carbon fiber/aluminum monocoque chassis FIA Formula E racecar can be fitted with a unique electric powertrain.
2015-03-31
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Melexis introduces the MLX90297, a 600-mA single coil fan driver integrated circuit developed for energy efficient cooling system designs.
2015-03-27
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Sales of diesel-powered light vehicles are up 70% and the latest engines are cleaner than ever. But the diesel industry still faces significant headwinds to greater penetration.
2015-03-27
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Oerlikon Drive Systems features its Graziano PST forklift transmission on the Dengelift SD5804 airport transfer vehicle.
2015-03-25
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A team of researchers from the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a mutant yeast strain that could lead to a more efficient and economical biofuel production process, and from non-food sources.
2015-03-24
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Aerojet Rocketdyne recently completed a series of hot-fire tests of additive manufactured components for its AR1 booster engine at its Sacramento test facility.
2015-03-23
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While many automakers are adding more and more gears to their transmissions, others are going gearless. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the gearless CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission).
2015-03-13
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Andy Pontius, Chief Technologist for Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies in North America, talks about even lighter-weight exhaust systems and meeting future powertrain-systems expectations.
2015-03-13
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Shutting off six cylinders without emission spikes and exhaust boom required new engine-control and exhaust system engineering solutions.
2015-03-05
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For its new 7-Mode transmission, AVL focused on key requirements for hybrid drivetrains including best-in-class fuel consumption in NEDC charge-sustaining mode and full drivetrain functionality with a depleted battery.
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