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2015-04-24
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Traffic gridlock, accident fatalities, and vehicle emissions are not good things. So the underlying challenge for the auto industry is to develop and use technologies appropriately for society. Matschi was the Thursday morning keynote speaker in the AVL theater inside Detroit’s Cobo Center at the 2015 SAE World Congress.
2015-04-24
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The six-wheeled Curiosity rover exploring Mars' surface gets its instructions from a lead driver working inside the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA. Matt Heverly, Curiosity’s lead driver, spoke to 2015 SAE World Congress attendees gathered Wednesday afternoon inside the Tech Hub on the main show floor.
2015-04-22
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Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil sees a remarkable century with autonomous vehicles transporting smarter, healthier persons to various destinations.
2015-04-21
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In advance of the 2015 SAE World Congress, Controlled Power Technologies said it could triple its current 50-person workforce as its portfolio of advanced technologies edge closer to commercialization reality.
2015-04-14
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Megacity growth and energy demand are driving a diverse future mix of autonomous vehicles, car sharing, and cycling, among other more sustainable future-transportation solutions.
2015-04-09
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The vehicle needs a suite of advanced technologies and a ready-to-take-control driver.
2015-03-31
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All 40 cars in the world's first all-electric racing circuit run a standardized powertrain, but the uniformity ends in the 2015/2016 season when each carbon fiber/aluminum monocoque chassis FIA Formula E racecar can be fitted with a unique electric powertrain.
2015-03-31
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Michael Tinskey, Global Director of Vehicle Electrification and Infrastructure, talks about smart mobility experiments, connected vehicles, and Ford's electrified vehicle strategy in China.
2015-03-24
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The Oakwood Group and its technology licensee companies are designing engineered thermoplastic solutions to help protect vehicle occupants, sports players, and soldiers from severe impact injuries.
2015-03-13
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Andy Pontius, Chief Technologist for Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies in North America, talks about even lighter-weight exhaust systems and meeting future powertrain-systems expectations.
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.
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