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2016-02-04
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A University of Delaware research team is developing technologies aimed at ending the reign of high-cost platinum fuel cell stacks.
2016-01-22
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UV light solidifies photo-curable resins into complex shapes that are then fired to produce strong, fully dense ceramics.
2015-12-28
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Next-generation power semiconductors could achieve price parity with silicon in five years, helping to lower the cost of plug-in hybrids and batter-electric vehicles.
2015-11-16
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The Energy Department recently awarded Cummins, the nation’s only independent diesel engine maker, a two-year, $4.5-million grant to boost its previous mark by 5 percentage points to 55% brake thermal efficiency.
2015-10-14
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Mobileye’s unique perspective on a smart camera/system-on-a-chip technology is bringing safety-assisted and next semi-automated highway driving to production cars.
2015-09-22
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French start-up Adgero aims to retrofit rail-compatible semi-trailers with ultracapacitor-based hybrid drive units. The Adgero Hybrid System, it is claimed, is the first kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) for heavy-duty trucks.
2015-09-02
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What happens when a team of software and robotics "nerds" from the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence design a self-driving electric microcar?
2015-08-14
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Huge factories and technical improvements are slowly pushing battery pack costs down toward the $100/kW·h turning point that's expected to democratize electrified vehicles.
2015-06-12
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Small, electrically driven propellers spaced along wing leading-edges could benefit both small and medium-size aircraft
2015-06-04
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Motorists may soon be able to point the headlamps of their cars with just their eyes to see better at night.
2015-05-27
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Efforts to replace tropical rubber trees with a wild desert shrub that grows in Southwestern U.S. and Mexico are just beginning to bear fruit.
2015-04-01
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New water-rejecting coating explored by chemists at University College London and other universities makes for tough self-cleaning surfaces that might work on motor vehicles.
2015-04-01
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To equip its flagship sedan for the challenge, Cadillac designers and engineers have built the CT6 on a unique vehicle architecture, an aluminum-intensive body structure that is fully one-third steel. Twenty-one patents are pending for the new full-size, rear-wheel-drive, transverse-engine configuration, a variation of GM’s Omega II platform.
2015-03-11
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Novel aluminum-rich steel alloy could find structural use in road vehicles and even aircraft.
2015-02-19
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Conventional CT scanners cannot accommodate long or bulky aircraft components.
2015-01-22
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How do you protect the computer systems that run automated cars from hacker attacks?
2014-12-23
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The potential impact to public health from GDI engine particulates is driving new developments in fuel delivery, controls, and combustion strategies.
2014-11-18
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Market success of the new fuel-cell sedan depends to a large extent on steady installation of hydrogen fueling stations worldwide.
2014-10-29
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Think you know about motor oils and the latest technologies within them? Read this article.
2014-10-03
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Polymer composites reinforced with the "wonder material" graphene could cut structural weight by a third or more, researchers claim.
2014-09-12
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High-performance metamaterial antennas could be compact, lightweight, conformable, and stealthy.
2014-08-18
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Co-developed with Mahle, the proof-of-concept engine is compact, smooth-running, and can tolerate compression ratios up to 14:1.
2014-07-15
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Powerful visual computing processors for dashboard displays are now taking on safety-critical driver-assistance functions.
2014-07-08
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A simpler spin on hybrids relies on mechanical flywheels and push-belts rather than batteries and motors
2014-06-04
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Toyota moves toward silicon carbide-based semiconductors to boost efficiency.
2014-06-04
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Self-driving car hype obscures the true pace of progress toward autonomous vehicles.
2014-05-22
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Novel nanostructured AHSS sheet is readily cold-formable on existing production systems. NanoSteel, which developed the new AHSS alloys, is working to provide samples for trial by automakers such as General Motors as the new metals near the end of performance trials by domestic and foreign steel mills.
2014-05-15
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Stiff but flexible trailing-edge beams could replace conventional wing flaps to boost aerodynamic efficiency.
2014-04-28
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3-D catalytic activity of new open-frame nanoparticles is twenty times that of existing formulations.
2014-03-07
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Potential lithium-ion battery electrolyte replacement being researched at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill is non-flammable.
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