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2011-09-16
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Emissions limits force the aviation industry to study hybrid and battery-electric propulsion systems.
2012-01-10
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Based on the S60, it has a transverse 280-hp 2.0-L gasoline four-cylinder, Integrated Starter-Generator, and eight-speed automatic in front, and a 12-kw·h lithium-ion battery pack with electric motor in rear.
2009-12-15
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The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) held recently in Copenhagen was about more than world leaders promoting political agendas; it was also about companies promoting product lines. Deadlines prevent AIE from reporting on conference conclusions, but we can report that Danish company Inbicon was to provide straw-derived ethanol at 85% concentration for limousines chauffeuring delegates.
2011-05-17
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With companies relying more than ever on CAE and simulations to reduce cost and time of product development, the unique challenges of managing simulation data has spawned a new look at technologies for managing that data.
2009-03-27
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Through a systematic predictive maintenance program and continuous upgrades to the controls, motors, drives, and other components on its huge multi-axis gantry mills, Spirit AeroSystems of Wichita, KS, with the help of Siemens, has realized substantial productivity gains without the capital investment of new machine tools.
2010-05-07
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By using a Zimmermann FZ42 portal milling center, Volvo gets the power and torque needed to cut engine fan cases, plus the accuracy to turn the machine tool into a coordinate measuring machine for inspection of finished parts.
2010-06-24
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The U.K.-based motor technology company is looking to license its IP, which is based on innovative submotor architectures aimed at improving vehicle efficiency.
2010-04-06
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One of the most vexing catch-22s in large-part machining appears to have finally been caught. Rapid volumetric compensation for high accuracy in large-scale five-axis machining is now within the grasp of the manufacturing community.
2016-02-16
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The 2016 XC90 T8 Twin Engine has seven drive modes and three power sources.
2016-02-03
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Britain has established a real-world test highway for connected and autonomous vehicle technologies. JLR is one of the companies investing in the 66-km-long R&D route.
2014-12-12
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Siemens extends the range of applications for its Sinamics S120 drives family with software-based advanced technology functions.
2015-05-27
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A second coolant loop in a Fiat Grande Punto prototype provides liquid cooling of the A/C condenser and turbo intercooler, with potential for including air coolers for engine and transmission oil, power steering fluid and other heat exchangers. Engineers measured a 5% improvement in fuel economy during A/C-on operation during NEDC testing.
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.
2013-12-04
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Siemens’ NX9 software includes new capabilities and technological developments that deliver enhanced product development flexibility, and, according to the company, up to five times higher productivity across multiple industries such as automotive, aerospace, shipbuilding, and others.
2013-03-11
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Scania and Siemens are teaming to develop hybrid trucks that draw electrical current conductively from overhead wires or inductively from energy-transmitting devices embedded in the road. “Full-scale demonstration of electrified road sections can quickly become a reality through this partnership,” Henrik Henriksson, Executive Vice President and head of Scania’s Sales and Marketing, said in a March 11 press release that contained few technical details.
2013-05-21
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KeyMarkUp CAD Viewer from Kubotek USA views and marks up more than two dozen CAD file formats.
2017-01-06
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Mentor Graphics Corp. offers the only fully embedded computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solution for Solid Edge software, a mainstream computer-aided design (CAD) solution developed by Siemens’ product lifecycle management (PLM) software business.
2017-08-22
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Digital data is expanding to include equipment on the factory floor, making it possible for designers and manufacturers alike to model and simulate nearly everything before vehicles and their production lines exist in the real world.
2017-10-09
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Siemens’ low-cost wall-mounting kits for its Sinamics G120C and G120 PM240-2 modular drives allow easy, fast installation of the drives and conform to NEMA 1 and UL Type 1 standards for interior applications.
2017-11-05
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There is a significant gap between the promises of designers and the expectations of the early adopters of electric propulsion systems. The continual improvement in battery density technology looks to be the bridge to close the gap.
2017-11-29
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The E-Fan X demonstrator will look at and explore all the challenges of developing a high-power propulsion system, including thermal effects, electric thrust management, altitude and dynamic effects on electric systems, and other issues such as electromagnetic compatibility. The objective is to push forward and mature the technology, performance, safety, and reliability of hybrid-electric technology.
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