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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.
2014-02-24
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Rooftop solar cells and lens canopy enable the C-MAX to go 21 battery-only miles after an 8-h recharge.
2014-02-06
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The automaker unveiled a range of telematics, infotainment, and other electronics prototype and concept developments at 2014 CES.
2014-01-23
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Affordable fuel-cell vehicles are coming to California, it says, as is a practical hydrogen refueling system
2014-01-14
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New energy-saving smelting process could cut titanium powder prices by as much as 75%.
2014-01-13
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The group looks at how to make small electric city cars safe, practical, efficient, and maybe even self-charging.
2013-12-26
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Algorithms rein in redundant motor-in-wheel drives to keep lightweight EVs safe and stable.
2013-12-19
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A new U.S. GAO report on the current state of V2V communications highlights the remaining obstacles to implementation.
2013-12-04
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Base-station cordless EV battery charging is only in the early stages of development, but already some are researching the possibility of charging on the go.
2013-11-26
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ARPA-e targets "robust" batteries that not only bear loads but also absorb crash-impact energy to save weight.
2013-11-13
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If batteries could be integrated directly into car structures such as doors and body panels, EVs could weigh less and travel farther on a single charge, according to Emile Greenhalgh, a researcher at The Composites Center of Imperial College London. Volvo recently demonstrated in an S80 sedan a prototype underhood plenum panel that is made of carbon-fiber composites that contain lithium-ion batteries.
2013-11-01
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Company's new hot-rolling and cold-rolling lines in Oswego are part of major initiative to increase its already large market share.
2013-10-25
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Long overshadowed by batteries, supercapacitors are exploiting niches in microhybrids and hybrid buses.
2013-10-09
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Splitting the solar power supply from the aerodynamics was the innovative approach taken by the U.K.-based Cambridge University Eco Racing team.
2013-09-25
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Chemical reaction-based "thermal batteries" could provide HVAC services to lighten the load on electrochemical batteries.
2013-09-19
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Optical engine studies carried out at Sandia National Laboratories' Combustion Research Facility are helping engineers fine-tune combustion to avoid NOx and soot emissions.
2013-08-30
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Ford engineers and university research partners are exploring adsorption-based thermal batteries that could provide power for HVAC systems and lessen the load on battery packs, allowing electric vehicles to travel farther.
2013-08-20
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Scientists in the U.K. have developed a lead-free, high-temperature ceramic capacitor using a dielectric material they call Hiteca (HIgh TEmperature CApacitor), which has a high energy density and operates stably at 200°C (392°F) and above.
2013-08-06
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DOE-funded research effort aims to develop more affordable, high-strength lightweight steels. The Colorado School of Mines and the Los Alamos National Laboratory research team will pursue the quenching and partitioning (Q&P) processing method to achieve the desired material capabilities.
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