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2015-06-04
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Engineers at Bosch are looking to increase car-engine efficiency by using a technology proven in fighter aircraft 70 years ago. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the return of water injection. 
2015-06-04
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Automatic transmissions with a synchronized mesh mechanism are becoming more commonplace in commercial vehicles, but there is a strong need to increase the wear resistance of sleeves and dog gears, which are subject to impact loads at high surface pressures. Hino Motors engineers achieved a 45% reduction in wear in actual parts with B, Ti-Nb added to steel.
2015-06-04
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Kohler Engines has launched the KDI 3404, a 3.4-L engine in a compact footprint with a power density of 30 kW/L that reaches 100 kW (134 hp) and features an innovative Stage V ready aftertreatment system.
2015-06-04
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At this year’s Intermat, Dieter Freisler, Regional President, Wacker Neuson, emphasized that the company plans in the future to “always have double digit growth,” and that “technology development will be the basis of our growth."
2015-06-02
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The WI system is in pilot development with a Bosch customer. Test results to date show a reduction of fuel consumption at high loads and low rpm (up to 4% improvement on the NEDC cycle); reduction or avoidance of fuel enrichment and lower exhaust-gas temperatures at high loads and high rpm, and improved torque.
2015-05-27
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A second coolant loop in a Fiat Grande Punto prototype provides liquid cooling of the A/C condenser and turbo intercooler, with potential for including air coolers for engine and transmission oil, power steering fluid and other heat exchangers. Engineers measured a 5% improvement in fuel economy during A/C-on operation during NEDC testing.
2015-05-26
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RKLAB AG is developing a self-pressurizing fuel injector that uses an electro-hydraulic multiplier to magnify pressure, and high speed, high flow valving to control fuel delivery. It is designed to provide the potential to reduce engine out emissions sufficiently to eliminate the need for aftertreatment.
2015-05-18
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At the end of April, Boeing and CFM International initiated flight testing of the LEAP-1B engine on a modified 747 flying testbed at GE Aviation Flight Test Operations.
2015-05-14
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The newly named Johnson Controls Vehicle Engineering Laboratory, on the Lawrence Technological University campus in Michigan, will serve the energy-storage-system supplier and benefit LTU engineering students.
2015-05-14
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To charge an electric car, you typically plug it in to a power source. An alternative to plugging in is called inductive charging. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at Audi's new Q7 e-tron plug-in hybrid with wireless charging technology.
2015-05-11
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To debut in the next-generation A4 due later this year, the new 2.0-L TFSI unit takes gasoline technology a step closer to diesel-like fuel consumption and torque capability.
2015-05-07
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Deutz says its experience from series production of Stage V-capable DPF solutions provides a headstart for customers and offers long-term planning certainty.
2015-05-01
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Molded screen insert assemblies from Minnesota Rubber and Plastics are custom-designed for off-highway applications to filter out fluid contaminants and reduce product failure.
2015-04-30
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The SVAutobiography has a two-tone paint scheme and uprated supercharged version of 5.0-L V8.
2015-04-30
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New AWD systems from BorgWarner and Honda deliver significant improvements in efficiency, as well as vehicle dynamic performance.
2015-04-28
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FCEV advocates point to new stack platforms with greater power density, and manufacturing strategies aimed at building production scale.
2015-04-21
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Cummins Emission Solutions and Cummins Turbo Technologies took advantage of the crowd at Intermat to unveil a couple of next-generation component innovations.
2015-04-19
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FPT Industrial's Massimo Siracusa says it is likely that emissions regulations imposed on countries where there is less economic opportunity for tomorrow’s innovations will be required to upgrade to existing technologies in response to demand.
2015-04-19
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Off-highway vehicles may not move at the same speed as trucks or other large road vehicles, says Exa's Doug Hatfield, but that in itself presents challenges that on-road vehicles do not face.
2015-04-17
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Donaldson's new filter protects selective catalytic reduction systems on vehicles and equipment by maintaining DEF quality to industry standards.
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.
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