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2008-05-19
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Ricardo and partners have completed testing on a prototype engine designed to switch between two- and four-stroke modes.
2008-09-18
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Building a three-dimensional physical buck to evaluate a future production vehicle interior is virtually history at Ford Motor Co. now that designers and engineers are relying on near-reality.
2011-10-03
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Toyota's Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC) puts university researchers and other investigators at the forefront of several projects whose findings will lead to the development of next-generation safety technologies.
2013-03-27
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Using the platform of its 2012 eMO four-occupant electric-powered concept car, Tata debuted the eMO-C commercial vehicle during an open house in March at the company's new North American Engineering and Innovation Center.
2016-04-14
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Animals, birds, and mammals are natural-born innovators that inspire vehicle engineers to create novel technologies.
2012-04-17
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The recent reveal of two Wrangler-based concept trucks again raises the question as to whether Jeep will add a production pickup to its lineup.
2010-02-23
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Traditional exterior elements such as door handles and side mirrors are missing on Kia's Ray plug-in hybrid concept that emphasizes its aerodynamic profile as much as its eco-leanings.
2013-02-14
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The plug-in hybrid crossover unveiled at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show has a larger footprint than Kia's current production Sorento CUV.
2016-03-12
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Jeep Design is taking seven new concept vehicles, including two interesting pickups, to the Utah off-road festival where the hardest-core Jeep enthusiasts gather annually.
2011-12-28
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The supplier's Pret-a-Porter demonstrator dresses interior touch points in a cocoon of luxurious accents and novel technologies.
2010-02-23
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The DeltaWing racecar concept is generating nonstop buzz in the motorsports world with its chief designer claiming the production racecar will have half the weight, half the drag, and half the cost of today's Indy cars.
2008-03-31
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"Why can't a minivan look as good as a sports car?" lead exterior designer Joel Baek asked, then answered pointing to the Nissan Forum.
2009-05-15
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A powertrain and vehicle engineering company spread its technical tentacles with the recent opening of a Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Development Center in Auburn Hills, MI.
2011-07-12
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New simulation software for modeling Li-ion batteries provides engineers with a realistic method for testing and validating the system that oversees the high-voltage batteries on electrified vehicles.
2008-07-07
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A new center panel concept from TRW emphasizes a simplified human-machine interface.
2009-01-29
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Some of the advanced technologies showcased in a concept interior unveiled by the company at the 2009 North American International Auto Show are said by the company to be production-viable.
2011-01-14
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The supplier's ie3 demonstration concept shows how stretch fabric, a headliner with integrated audio, as well as other interior and electronic technologies can radically alter future production vehicles.
2008-05-18
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A new road traffic simulation model provides a way for engineers to replicate driving environments that can test the effectiveness of pre-crash and driver assistance systems in the virtual world.
2008-07-21
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A new center that accents chambers and specialized battery-cycle test and simulation equipment will provide a unique environment for developing complete high-voltage battery pack systems for hybrid-electric, plug-in hybrid-electric, and electric vehicles.
2009-03-16
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Cars that transform into robots are the stars in a movie sequel being released this summer. And those larger-than-life vehicle stars were created based on math data supplied by General Motors' design and engineering teams.
2008-04-11
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The design theme of a Johnson Controls' concept interior accents the idea of good things coming in threes. Called the I3—which stands for interface, integration, and ingenuity—the vehicle includes "industry-first technologies for vehicle interiors."
2008-05-18
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Nearly six years ago, a three-person staff handled the business of running the U.S. operations of Pierburg Inc., selling emissions-control devices, air management units, various pumps, and other passenger vehicle products. Business has grown and so has the workforce, but additional help is still needed beyond the present 70 engineers.
2008-03-31
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For more than 30 years, TRW owned and operated a proving ground in a state with more than 1 million tail-tossing, teeth-hammering reptiles. Now, the supplier has a proving ground that is in close proximity to the shakers and movers that matter: executives from automakers with an operational base in southeast Michigan.
2008-03-31
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Mercedes-Benz debuted its latest SUV at the 2008 Detroit auto show.
2008-06-24
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Alternative energy sources and combustion processes are getting ample focus from the industry as high fuel prices continue to keep the attention of consumers.
2008-07-21
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Formula One drivers soon will grip the wheel of a racecar and go full-throttle without ever making a pitstop to refuel or get a change of tires.
2008-03-31
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To rid a vehicle cabin of unwanted noise, it is necessary to know how the sound arrived at the interior destination, which is why many companies feature a variety of NVH detection tools. Here is a snapshot of what some suppliers are offering in their acoustic product portfolio, as well as how some businesses are adjusting their technical sound strategies.
2010-05-28
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Instead of the usual two or more weeks needed to mesh, assemble, and simulate a vehicle crash finite-element model, a demonstration of the entire CAD-to-crash process was done in a day.
2010-02-24
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With the production vehicle slated to launch this fall, the Honda Odyssey concept strikes a new direction with "lightening bolt" styling on the minivan's sides.
2012-03-21
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The drawings done by collegiate students for a steel wheel design competition had industry professionals thinking about future production possibilities.
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