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2017-09-11
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The truck maker has announced a new 12-speed PACCAR automated transmission that is 199 lb (90 kg) lighter than the previous option and a new column-mounted shifter to improve fuel economy and driver ergonomics on Peterbilt and Kenworth models.
2017-09-08
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The platform concept was created to be capable of supporting multiple vehicle types and multiple wheelbases - with longer range.
2017-09-08
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A 1.6-L "Ecotec" diesel is offered as an option, rated at 52 mpg highway on Cruze, 39 mpg highway for Equinox. A rear-facing timing chain and 10-step solenoid injectors contribute to low-noise design.
2017-09-08
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Jaguar unveils its autonomous Future-Type and details pure electric technology for classic E-Type
2017-09-07
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A confident Nikola Motors CEO confirms the promising Nikola One electric Class 8 truck remains on schedule and on target in the mission to eliminate emissions from over-the-road haulers.
2017-09-07
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Emissions are diesel's perception problem; the best way to solve it is by coming clean on new-age emissions tests.
2017-09-06
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New Holland is ramping up its focus on vehicles that burn alternative fuels, unveiling the prototype for a methane-powered tractor set for introduction in the 2020 time frame. The engine slashes operating costs, reduces emissions and cuts noise.
2017-09-03
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Researchers from the University of Manchester have designed and fabricated a carbide coating that can withstand the speed and temperature associated with hypersonic travel. To develop the unique coating—a type of ultra-high temperature ceramic (UHTC)—the researchers collaborated with China’s Central South University.
2017-08-27
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A new type of micropropulsion system for miniature satellites, or CubeSats, uses tiny nozzles that release precise bursts of water vapor to maneuver the spacecraft.
2017-08-27
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Engineered Propulsion Systems (EPS) Graflite V8 4.3-L, four-stroke engine is rated at 320 to 420 hp. It is expected to go into production in 2018.
2017-08-22
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Dr. Rolf Bulander makes a robust case for diesel's future potential, while AE experiences a Real World Driving Emissions test run.
2017-08-22
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Electrification was supposed to spell death for the manual transmission. The same has been said for manuals and automated driving systems. But BorgWarner is in the final stages of developing a new clutch-automation technology that allows electrification with a Manual transmission.
2017-08-22
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At the 2017 IAA, Federal-Mogul Powertrain plans to reveal HTC and TIM solutions to keep engine valves cooler via significant heat transfer.
2017-08-21
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The Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems is scheduled to open in early 2020. Two University of Bath professors discuss the details.
2017-08-21
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The Activac system debuted on 2017MY Ford F-150s powered by the second-generation 3.5-L EcoBoost V6. Weighing 1.82 lb, the vacuum-generation system, including hoses, replaced a 2.27 lb cam-driven mechanical pump.
2017-08-15
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BorgWarner is targeting P2 hybrid applications with its new modular systems portfolio to give OEMs optimal electrified-driveline flexibility.
2017-08-14
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New technology and wider distribution of its new 10-speed automatic transmission hike fuel-economy and power for the 2018 F-150 lineup.
2017-08-12
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Eaton manufactured engine-driven pumps for the first flying MC-21 prototype and supplied additional system sub-components including thermal bypass valves, while Pratt & Whitney supplied its PW1000G GTF engine and Rockwell Collins, Honeywell, and Elbit supplies various avionics systems.
2017-08-12
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A Protonex and Insitu development team focused on packaging and integrating existing PEM fuel cell technology with the airframe. The resulting design comprised a redundant double stack design that produces 1.2 kW of power.
2017-08-08
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The two new electric-powered buses incorporate the latest technologies in electric motors, batteries and control systems. The electric power option comes on top of a varied assortment of fuel sources that Blue Bird offers.
2017-08-03
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Engineers are adding sensors, more powerful micros and faster networks as they automate tasks and pave the way to autonomy.
2017-08-01
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Keeping exhaust heat only where it is wanted is a fresh challenge for the commercial vehicle and off-highway equipment industries.
2017-07-24
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The new Volvo VNL series is the beneficiary of the truck maker's SuperTruck program, applying lessons learned and advanced technology to achieve an up to 7.5% improvement in fuel efficiency. Driver comfort and productivity, active and passive safety systems and enhanced vehicle uptime through over-the-air updates were other high priorities for engineers and designers of the next-generation long-haul tractor.
2017-07-22
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Dr. Xinqun Gui, manager of technology, control systems and emissions compliance for John Deere Power Systems, considers himself to be “fairly conservative” in terms of his powertrain outlook: “I think the internal combustion engine as we know it today still has a pretty long life ahead.” Even so, his expectations for improvements in engine “intelligence,” aftertreatment packaging, and machine electrification are anything but conservative.
2017-07-20
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With its Ride Assist technology, Honda R&D moves two-wheelers toward autonomous capability.
2017-07-19
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After 2020 the number of ‘new’ engine family introductions will decline, as industry switches its investment over to e-propulsion. Suppliers need to be prepared for this shift.
2017-07-19
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A U.K.-based consortium led by Nissan is aiming at greater energy density with advanced energy management from Hyperdrive Innovation.
2017-07-18
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The SmartCap telematics device can be used to monitor new and existing Perkins mechanical and electronic engines, sending data directly to the Perkins My Engine App.
2017-07-17
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The new TFSI V6 features a 90-degree cylinder splay, balance shaft, turbocharger located in the vee, strategic cooling and hybridization.
2017-07-14
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Connectivity, automation and electrification: Three inexorable trends that will largely drive on- and off-highway vehicle developments in the coming years, according to industry experts presenting keynotes at the revamped 2017 SAE COMVEC event. And with greater connectivity comes greater cyber concerns, they warn.
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