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2015-11-13
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Aerodynamic experts are cautiously optimistic that a long-awaited leap in vehicle fuel efficiency is advancing toward near-term production: the replacement of the two exterior mirrors with camera-based streaming-vision technology—at no overall cost penalty.
2015-11-13
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The mixed-materials construction and the new C1XX platform enabled the development team to reduce base curb weight by 278 lb versus its predecessor and undercut its closest competitor, the mass-efficient (and shorter) Audi Q5, by a claimed 100 lb.
2015-11-09
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Daimler Trucks North America has referred to its $40 million, five-year SuperTruck program that concluded earlier this year as “a playground for our engineers.” Overseeing this playground’s development and integration activities was Derek Rotz, the Principal Investigator who was hired in 2010 when the program kicked off. He spoke with SAE Magazines about the challenges, lessons learned, and their ongoing work.
2015-11-09
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Design and build time of the UAV is said to be reduced 50%, and its is use of lightweight materials the enabler to reaching speeds over 150 mph.
2015-11-08
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The PW1900G engine model for Embraer's E190-E2 recently flew on P&W's 747SP flying test bed at the company's Mirabel Flight Test Center in Quebec, with the engine family sited as a 'climate solution.'
2015-11-03
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A two-door muscle car prepped for year-round road conditions is the driving influence behind the fully functional Dodge AWD concept.
2015-11-02
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Doosan has expanded its wheeled excavator lineup with the Tier 4 Final DX210W-5 excavator, which replaces the -3 Tier 4 Interim model.
2015-10-30
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The usual gadgets and an extended chase scenes give the Aston Martin DB10 a major role in Spectre, the latest James Bond movie. “We used things like rapid prototyping and laser scanning, and we went directly from CAD to finished parts. Many components were machined, cut from solids so we did not have to wait for the creation of molds,” said Marek Reichman, Chief Creative Officer at Aston Martin.
2015-10-30
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The product development process used online crowdsourcing for design input for a contest hosted by 3D-printed car upstarts Local Motors.
2015-10-29
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General Motors and LG have announced they are co-developing the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt electric car and LG is supplying the entire powertrain, battery, and other electronic subsystems. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the GM and LG collaboration. 
2015-10-22
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Tobias Meyer provides a look inside the progressive automobile design and body development of the concept using bionic construction principles and additive manufacturing processes. The car is inspired by nature, additively manufactured, and an ultimate in lightweight design.
2015-10-21
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The 2016 SUV is nearly 300 lb (136 kg) lighter than its predecessor, yet maintains its high safety standard thanks to a new-generation ACE body structure and the available Honda Sensing suite of advanced safety and driver-assistance technologies. Honda also debuted its digital product development-and-manufacturing process with the new Pilot.
2015-10-21
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General Motors announced on October 20 that it is partnering with Korean electronics giant LG Corp. in development of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV’s entire powertrain and other vehicle subsystems, in a new business relationship that GM engineering executives said could point to a new model for electrified vehicle development.
2015-10-16
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The Proterra Catalyst all-electric transit bus nabs double-digit miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe), vastly outperforming its diesel, compressed natural gas, and diesel hybrid-electric rivals.
2015-10-15
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Drivers on Germany's Autobahn near Stuttgart have been witnessing the dawn of a new era in trucking. They're seeing a tractor-trailer rig operating on an automated basis. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the new Mercedes Actros. 
2015-10-14
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General Motors’ European duo, Opel and Vauxhall, have created a convincingly fresh design and engineering challenge to Volkswagen’s ubiquitous Golf and Ford’s Focus. It's no mean feat.
2015-10-14
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The three arch-competitors formed the new CMC to speed development of intelligent bikes and their integration into the V2V and V2I ecosystem.
2015-10-12
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Tesla fans are still gushing after the debut of the company's new Model X. This is the first all-electric SUV and it's packed with cool features. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the gullwing doors on Tesla's Model X. 
2015-10-12
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Magna International Inc. has received the Best Product Development Performance Award from its customer Mahindra for a new ladder frame used across multiple vehicle platforms. The award was presented at Mahindra’s Supplier Conference in Warsaw, Poland, and recognizes Cosma International, Magna’s body and chassis operating group, for the design, engineering, and development of the frame for Mahindra’s Scorpio SUV and other vehicle platforms.
2015-10-06
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Mike Sweers, Chief Engineer of the Toyota Tacoma and Tundra, spoke with Automotive Engineering at a recent Tacoma launch event about its development program and truck trends in general.
2015-10-03
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Technologies considered necessary for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to safely avoid other aircraft while moving through airspace recently were put to the test using NASA's remotely piloted Ikhana aircraft.
2015-10-02
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The India Ministry of Defence has finalized its order with Boeing for production, training, and support of Apache and Chinook helicopters that will enhance India’s capabilities across a range of military and humanitarian missions.
2015-10-02
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Less than one year after delivering its first A350 XWB (-900), Airbus has started assembling the first major fuselage components at its plants in Hamburg and Saint-Nazaire.
2015-10-02
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Boeing test pilots performed operational checks on engines, flight controls, and environmental systems of the new tanker being developed to replace the USAF's fleet of KC-135 Stratotankers.
2015-09-29
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At the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, Malcolm Ward, Opel/Vauxhall Exterior Design Director, talked to Automotive Engineering on how the new car uses the Opel design language dubbed "Sculptural Artistry."
2015-09-29
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Senior engineering executives demonstrated to Automotive Engineering, on the fast Circuito de Navarra racetrack in northern Spain, that its new lightened, aerodynamically efficient 2016MY XF really is a “sports sedan.”
2015-09-29
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The company sought to recapture some of the glory of its motorcycling and open-wheel-racing heritage at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, introducing the Project 2&4, a tiny go-kart of a concept vehicle that marries the company’s MotoGP powerplant with a four-wheeled conveyance. Hence, two and four wheels of the project’s name.
2015-09-26
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Over 30 years ago, the U.S. military replaced the legendary Jeep with the Humvee as its main utility vehicle. Now, the Humvee is getting replaced by something called the JLTV. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the new light tactical vehicle from Oshkosh Defense.
2015-09-24
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The new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program, worth $30 billion, brings superior survivability to the U.S. Army and Marine Corps. most prolific multi-mission mobility platform.
2015-09-22
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The second-generation model weighs on average 110 lb less and boasts many more electronic safety aids.
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