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2015-02-20
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The 2015 Chicago Auto Show concept re-interprets the Soul as an electric all-wheel-drive compact crossover.
2015-02-12
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From its panoramic roof to its platform, the third-generation Honda Pilot is vastly different from its predecessor. The SUV made its world premiere at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show.
2015-02-02
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A smart phone serves as the illustrative connection between distracted driving and autonomously driven vehicles.
2015-01-23
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Expect to see more body-in-white and other vehicle applications using advanced high-strength steel in future model years.
2015-01-23
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The company is tallying up impressive sales all around the globe, but keeping pace with the galloping growth requires both product and people.
2015-01-22
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A mid-cycle refreshening adds driver-assist technologies, more tuning options for the sport model, and the nameplate's first pairing of a V8 engine with an eight-speed automatic transmission.
2015-01-14
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More than 30 innovations ranging from production-ready to exploratory are featured in a luxury-oriented concept interior aimed at autonomous vehicles.
2015-01-14
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The Concepts for Advanced Sustainability in Polyurethanes vehicle features polyurethane foams made from recycled content and bio-based polyols.
2015-01-13
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A demonstrator SUV has achieved a 35 mpg combined city/highway rating following a phase-two technology retrofit. Schaeffler's fuel efficiency demonstrator is based on a 2013 Ford Escape with a 24 mpg combined mileage rating when production-attired in AWD, a 2.0-L EcoBoost engine, and a six-speed automatic transaxle.
2015-01-13
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It has been 10 years since an all-new Toyota Tacoma launched in the North American market.
2015-01-12
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An advanced start-stop system using two different battery chemistries is now in the prototype phase, Johnson Controls officials announced during the first media day at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
2014-12-23
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Plastic composite parts outnumber bio-based material vehicle applications, but "green" projects are making inroads by overcoming various hurdles.
2014-11-13
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A Ford safety application took the grand prize at the 2014 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Automotive Innovation Awards gala on November 12 in Livonia, MI.
2014-11-12
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A Level 2 electric vehicle charger that can dispense power based on the available grid supply is undergoing its first field test in Detroit.
2014-11-04
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The basic architecture of General Motors' small block V8 has remained the same since 1955, but now a new crate engine with modern-day advanced technologies is available on the aftermarket.
2014-10-24
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Six autonomous vehicles, each about the length of a shoebox, navigate a curve-filled track on the show floor at SAE 2014 Convergence.
2014-10-23
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To debut in 2016 on a front-drive-based vehicle, the lightweight Flex4 features new axle-disconnect clutch technologies.
2014-10-23
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As Baby Boomers retire, the Millennial generation is crucial to the engineering workforce.
2014-10-21
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Pay attention to pop culture for engineering inspiration, says Chrysler Group's President and CEO of Motorsports and the company’s Senior Vice President of Product Design, Ralph Gilles, during his SAE Convergence keynote address.
2014-10-13
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Smaller, lighter, and with greater functionality than its predecessor, Schaeffler's iTC adds vital functionality for vehicles powered by downsized engines and automatic transmissions.
2014-10-08
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Schaeffler Group engineers are targeting an 11-mpg gain in combined city/highway fuel efficiency on its Ford Escape fuel-efficiency demonstrator, using 48-V electrification and a novel engine-accessory drive system.
2014-09-30
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Brose is manufacturing different vehicle mechatronic systems from its recently renovated New Boston, MI, plant.
2014-09-30
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The industry outlook for 2021 underscores engineering efficiency and flexible, modular architectures, according to industry forecasters IHS Automotive.
2014-09-16
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A racecar fitted with a prototype rear suspension will compete in the Sports Car Club of America's 2015 season as a proof-of-concept demonstrator for using thermoplastic composite suspension components in future light-duty vehicle production applications.
2014-09-16
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Steel, aluminum, and plastics are vying for additional assignments as automakers look for ways to lightweight vehicles to meet the U.S. government's 2025-mandated 54.5-mpg fleet average.
2014-08-29
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In this Ford Motor Co. research project, the driver instructs a plug-in hybrid electric car when to operate in electric-only mode before starting the vehicle.
2014-08-29
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During the transition from a future fully autonomous vehicle to a human controlling the steering wheel and brake pedal in emergency take-overs of vehicle control in complex situations, a distracted driver is bad news.
2014-08-27
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By doubling the size of its current U.S. technical center, Bosch lays the foundation for adding another 200 specialists to its Michigan workforce.
2014-08-04
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One of the four headlamps on the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT has a hidden role as a cool air intake pathway for the supercharged 707 hp "Hellcat" Hemi V8.
2014-07-31
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Finding ways to prevent cyber attacks on vehicles has the attention of the global automotive industry as well as a few high school and college students.
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