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2016-04-19
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Experts see a loss of motorist trust if cyber attacks are possible. Common command for automotive service is one example of dangers that must be addressed.
2016-04-15
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“One Ford," the technological and commercial philosophy the company is energetically pursuing to minimize the need for market-specific vehicle modifications. The Mustang, now on sale in the U.K. and Europe, proves the system works.
2016-04-13
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JLG Industries introduced several new products and services at Bauma 2016 in Munich, including the 1500AJP with a working envelope of more than 74,000 m³ (2.6 million ft³) of reachable space.
2016-04-05
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It seems that everybody's getting into the electric car game. Recently, Tesla unveiled its much-awaited Model 3, priced the same as the new Chevy Bolt that will beat Tesla to market.
2016-04-04
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Tesla engineers have previously talked about a potential mixed-materials strategy as they move down the retail-price ladder. The prospect of an aluminum-intensive Model 3 raises the question of how profitable a $35,000 EV will be when it carries 60-80% of the battery capacity of the basic $71,200 Model S 70.
2016-03-31
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Ford's 6.7-L diesel V8 has yet to obtain certified power ratings, but it's expected to exceed 900 lbft of torque, necessitating an upgrade of the company's dyno sleds to enable SAE J2807 vehicle tow testing.
2016-03-30
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Mitsubishi brings its best-selling Outlander PHEV to North America with AWD, as Toyota launches its new plug-in Prius.
2016-03-30
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The 0.24-Cd body was designed for electrified propulsion only, and the propulsion system eliminates the 12-V lead acid battery in favor of a "tap" on the Li-ion battery for hotel loads and accessory power.
2016-03-29
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All the talk about self-driving cars, car sharing, and a new generation of consumers who really don't care much about cars is having a major impact at BMW.
2016-03-27
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Self-driving car project CEO John Krafcik discussed Google's work underway toward fully autonomous vehicles, at a recent NY forum. First likely market: the elderly and impaired.
2016-03-23
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Intent on staying on its message of reinvigorating its brand under the banner of “quiet luxury,” Ford’s premium-vehicle unit, Lincoln, used the 2016 New York auto show to reveal what almost certainly will remembered as one of the most audacious concept cars ever, the Lincoln Navigator Concept.
2016-03-21
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The time is deliciously ripe for a Jeep pickup truck and the recent Comanche concept is an almost painfully perfect answer. So why could Jeep be waffling?
2016-03-18
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U.S. market sales for diesel-engine vehicles increased 4.2% in 2015, despite a drop in diesel car models available for sale as a result of VW's emissions scandal.
2016-03-18
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The XT5 now blatantly sets the new ride/handling “balance” benchmark, leaving BMW X5, Mercedes GLE and Lexus RX feeling roly-poly and heavy by comparison.
2016-03-17
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The route-proving program is being conducted as SWISS readies for the CS100 aircraft’s entry-into-service, the airline’s first CS100 aircraft is scheduled to be delivered by Bombardier in second quarter 2016.
2016-03-15
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Cadillac has aggressively used light materials for its recently-launched new cars, but for the all-new C1 architecture underpinning the XT5 crossover, engineers stuck with steel—and still achieved a major weight reduction.
2016-03-15
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The Acura NSX is a beautiful mid-engined machine built on a lightweight spaceframe, and powered by a 500 hp twin-turbo V6.
2016-03-14
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Dozens of attempts by VTOL aircraft designers have been made to increase top speed without sacrificing range, efficiency, or the ability to do useful work, “with each effort struggling or failing in one way or another.”
2016-03-14
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The new GTC4 Lusso is able to send up to 20% more torque to the front axle with a maximum 1400 N·m to either wheel and up to 90% of torque to the outer wheel during cornering, according to Michael Leiters.
2016-03-12
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The standard German taxi cab, now entering its 10th generation, is 80% ready for autonomous driving on the autobahn, according to its chief engineer.
2016-03-12
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Cloud service providers are playing an increasingly growing role in the drive to provide more features, functions and services. Companies are working on strategies that provide "cloud" access without compromising safety.
2016-03-12
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Jeep Design is taking seven new concept vehicles, including two interesting pickups, to the Utah off-road festival where the hardest-core Jeep enthusiasts gather annually.
2016-03-11
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Significant updates to the 7th-generation Sentra make the 2016 model Nissan's quietest and most dynamic driving compact sedan to date.
2016-03-07
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The DB11 2+2 unveiled at the Geneva Show introduced a new twin-turbo V12, a new aluminum structure, and clever aero solutions.
2016-03-06
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The electric-powered compressor complements a pair of sequential turbos. The flagship SQ7 also boasts 48/12V electrical system to power the e-booster and the car's EAWS.
2016-03-06
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At the 2016 Geneva Show Audi unveiled the Q2, the smallest in the company’s Q series SUVs to date. It's based on VW Group's MQB architecture.
2016-03-06
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Installing the intercooler and associated pipework for two lateral cooling systems in an engine bay designed for a naturally aspirated flat-six required some clever engineering.
2016-03-03
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The company’s recently unveiled snowmobile lineup for the 2017 model year includes an OEM industry first: the all-new SVX 450 purpose-built, single-ski snow bike. Other highlights include what Arctic Cat claims is the industry’s most powerful turbo engine at 180 hp (134 kW).
2016-03-03
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Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine, the new WA600-8 wheel loader from Komatsu combines an enhanced lockup torque converter function and SmartLoader logic to achieve low fuel consumption and high travel speeds.
2016-03-01
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Other technologies and “building blocks” above and beyond the new stealth bomber the USAF is looking to harvest include autonomous learning systems, human-machine collaboration, and smart weapons
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