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2014-10-08
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Among the new products WABCO displayed at the IAA Hanover CV Show was an electrically driven compressor for heavy duty air-braking systems and a new energy saving engine driven compressor.
2012-03-14
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The Plus E is the work of traditional British sports car maker Morgan, which has used the new Plus 8 as the basis for the concept. It is built using Morgan’s lightweight aluminum platform chassis, developed and manufactured with specialist manufacturer Radshape, and fitted with a revised version of the company’s traditional open body.
2008-06-24
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Volvo has revised its FH and FM series heavy trucks, introducing a new 11-L engine to the low-height FM model and a number of modifications to the cab. The company has pursued a similar design for all its heavy-truck engines in recent years, and the new engine, designated D11B, follows those principles. Volvo also claims to be the first European truck manufacturer to launch a system to alert the driver if he or she loses concentration.
2009-05-01
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Versions of the Daily parallel-hybrid cargo van, EuroCargo parallel-hybrid light truck, and Citelis serial-hybrid city bus are among the projects under development at Fiat subsidiary Iveco’s Altra plant in Genoa, Italy.
2014-10-06
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MAN gave the first public showing of its new flagship truck engine at the recent IAA Hanover CV Show. The engine, identified by its code number D3876, is an in-line six-cylinder diesel displacing 15.2 L. It will replace the D2868 16.2-L V8 as MAN’s largest-capacity truck diesel engine.
2011-10-10
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Delphi is developing an SCR dosing system scheduled for production in 2014 and will also introduce an ammonia sensor in 2012 to control the level of ammonia present in the exhaust as a consequence of using urea dosing in the SCR systems.
2008-08-15
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A serial hybrid drive axle concept for city buses, an independently suspended heavy-truck chassis concept, and revised automated and automatic transmissions are among the exhibits that ZF will be displaying at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany.
2016-07-15
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Federal-Mogul will show its new Envirokool piston at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hanover in September. In the pre-development stage, the piston is designed to withstand higher temperatures by incorporating a sealed-for-life cooling chamber within the piston crown.
2009-12-03
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Daimler Trucks is the largest truck manufacturer in the world, having sold some 329,800 vehicles in 2008 and claiming a 15.2% slice of the global truck market. So when the company launches a new range of engines, it’s big news in every sense.
2008-06-24
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Iveco has revised its EuroCargo medium-weight truck range. The most-visible changes have been applied to the cab. Externally, these include the grille and badging; inside is a new steering wheel, dashboard, and center module, while the gear lever has been moved to the dashboard to improve cross-cab access for multi-drop delivery drivers.
2008-03-31
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Transmission manufacturer Getrag has unveiled a new concept in hybrid drivetrains—a dry dual-clutch transmission linked to an electric rear axle—the first of a range of parallel hybrid systems to be developed jointly with Robert Bosch. The systems will feature Getrag PowerShift dual-clutch transmissions and Bosch electrical architecture for the alternator, electric drive system, and power electronics.
2008-08-14
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MAN will introduce wide-ranging changes to its diesel engines, trucks, and buses and will unveil new hybrid models at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover this September. The company will focus attention on engines that comply with Euro 5 and the voluntary European EEV (Enhanced Environmentally Friendly Vehicles) emissions limits.
2008-03-31
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Valeo claims its electromagnetic valvetrain can help to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 15 to 20% and also deliver up to 15% more torque at low engine speeds by enabling technologies such as cylinder deactivation and infinitely variable valve timing.
2015-10-02
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Speaking at the IAA Frankfurt Show, Christian Schäfer, Global Director of Advanced Electrical and Electronic Architectures at Delphi told Automotive Engineering that there are several drivers for the technology that were not present 15 years ago.
2015-09-30
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Combining a DPF with an SCR catalyst into one device will enable the faster light-off times required by the more stringent new regs due in Sept. 2017.
2011-03-14
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The PhoeniX gave 2011 Geneva Motor Show visitors a glimpse into future thinking from the car manufacturer. Its powertrain is being developed for future Saab models, as are many of its other design and technical features.
2016-10-06
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Mercedes' EV blitz includes new dedicated vehicle architectures and more than $1.5 B invested in global battery production.
2010-07-09
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The launch of a completely new heavy-commercial-vehicle V8 diesel engine is a rare event. In September, Scania, a subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group, will launch a new 16.4-L V8 engine, in addition to the Swedish company's existing 15.6-L V8, at the top of its heavy-truck range.
2014-11-14
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Eaton has now released details of its Procision dual clutch transmission, unveiled at the IAA Hanover truck show, aimed at middleweight trucks and buses up to 16-t gross vehicle weight.
2013-04-15
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DAF will be the first Paccar company to use the new MX-11 engine from fall 2013, while Kenworth and Peterbilt are expected to offer the MX-11 from 2015.
2009-04-29
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Tightening global emissions limits and cost control have been key factors in driving up the share of automated transmissions fitted to commercial vehicles. Transmission manufacturers now offer a broader range of automated products than before.
2009-04-28
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The U.S.-based transmission manufacturer has gained license rights to U.K.-based Torotrak’s infinitely variable transmission (IVT) and options over global manufacturing and sales exclusive rights in the light- to medium-duty truck and bus sectors.
2009-02-27
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Vehicles on urban delivery and collection routes and buses are perhaps some of the more obvious beneficiaries of hybrid power systems, where the continual stop/start driving cycles offer many opportunities to recover and recycle braking energy.
2016-05-03
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Despite the greater efficiencies of engine brake designs, increasing gross weights, lower rolling resistance, and engine downsizing have driven the need for more auxiliary braking power on heavy trucks and buses. Jacobs Vehicle Systems' response is the High Power Density (HPD) engine brake.
2009-11-30
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Scania has developed a new coach for the European market in partnership with Chinese coach body builder Higer. The cooperation will produce further models in the future. The body was designed by Scania’s design department and then developed jointly with Higer.
2016-09-27
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The supplier revealed a range of waste heat recovery technologies for heavy-duty diesel engines at the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hanover, Germany, as well as variable valve timing systems, highlighting their potential to reduce fuel consumption and help reduce emissions.
2009-06-04
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A joint venture between Proton Motor Fuel Cell, UJV Nuclear Research Institute, and Skoda Electric has produced a bus powered by a “triple-hybrid” fuel-cell system. Triple-hybrid refers to the combination of hydrogen fuel cells, batteries, and ultracapacitors used to power, store, and capture energy on the vehicle.
2010-09-27
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"Once we have Euro VI, Japan 09, and EPA 10, we don’t see any further lowering of [pollutant] emissions with new standards, so my vision is that we now change the mindset to CO2,” said Wolfram Schmid, Director of Heavy Duty Engines in Truck Product Engineering at Daimler Trucks.
2012-08-29
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Transmission specialist Oerlikon Graziano of Italy has developed a new family of synchronizers for heavy-duty truck transmissions, designed to speed up gearshifting and deliver improved fuel consumption.
2008-10-14
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Michelin unveiled its electric drive system for the future at the recent Paris Motor Show. Named the Michelin Active Wheel, the system integrates a drive motor, electrical active suspension components, and a brake disc in a single wheel. The system is designed to provide either two- or four-wheel drive, according to OEM requirements.
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