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2013-12-20
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The U.S. EPA is close to releasing its final Tier 3 emissions provisions, a comprehensive regulation package that will align with the California Air Resources Board's LEV-III standards.
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.
2009-02-25
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Roush expands its propane-fueled vehicle lineup this year with the Ford F-250 pickup truck, a follow-up to the propane-fueled F-150.
2010-04-23
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An all-electric SUV under development by an American company and a Chinese automaker made its public debut at an EV eco-challenge competition in South Korea.
2011-03-22
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The detailed information gleaned from running more than 100 tests annually on a unique engine enables Federal-Mogul engineers to design low-friction powertrain components.
2013-12-06
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If smaller and thinner particles can be aligned in a certain way, it may be possible for a battery to hold a charge 50% longer than current batteries can.
2017-02-24
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The visually captivating Lexus LC coupe debuts Toyota's GA-L architecture and features the new Aisin 10-speed, lightweight construction and a new hybrid powertrain.
2017-01-11
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Plenty has changed with Toyota's eighth-generation midsize sedan including new platform and powertrains that deliver a claimed 40% BTE.
2015-01-13
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It has been 10 years since an all-new Toyota Tacoma launched in the North American market.
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.
2011-12-16
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Ford Motor Co. is prepping a next-generation Transit van for the North American market as part of ongoing upgrades to its commercial vehicle (CV) lineup. Ford is also working with Azure Dynamics to develop a plug-in hybrid-electric Super Duty F-450/F-550, with production likely starting in 2014.
2011-02-05
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Federal-Mogul's latest evolution of pistons, cylinder liners, and bearings are stronger and more durable than ever, making the new designs capable of handling the increased cylinder pressures and thermal loads produced by highly boosted heavy-duty diesel engines.
2014-05-12
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Higher fuel efficiency and reduced exhaust emissions are two potential benefits associated with Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition (RCCI), a dual-fuel combustion strategy being spearheaded by a team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
2008-06-19
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Set for North American launch in 2008, Daimler’s new 14.8-L DD15 diesel introduces a turbo compound system that delivers up to 50 hp (37 kW) to the engine’s flywheel with no fuel penalty, and a hydraulically amplified common-rail fuel system that can deliver up to five injection events per combustion cycle. The four-engine family will share parts and some modules, with alternate versions to satisfy local regulations in Europe and Japan.
2017-04-05
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Rather than limit itself to three-year product planning cycles, Freudenberg is also looking 35 years into the future to further drive its R&D work.
2012-04-24
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Today's electrified vehicle powertrains rely on rare earth metals, but high prices and availability concerns have many industry insiders rethinking the materials usage landscape.
2010-04-20
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The U.S. government's top vehicle safety advocate is concerned about distracted drivers, electrified vehicles being too quiet, and the benefits of vehicle-to-vehicle communications.
2009-05-01
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When the 11-month development cycle started for the latest generation Roush Mustang, the sports car's chief engineer expected to see a mostly carryover 2009 engine. Reality skewed the expectation.
2017-02-11
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How does a traditional powertrain component supplier stay relevant in an electrified and autonomus future? Rheinmetall Automotive CEO Horst Binnig explains.
2013-04-03
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New technologies will enable automakers to meet 2017-2025 CAFE standards, but the cost of compliance could be thousands of dollars per vehicle.
2008-08-04
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Two utility companies, Southern California Edison and DTE Energy, have joined a private-public group focused on delivering plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and other next-generation propulsion technologies to the marketplace.
2008-06-19
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Using quartz and sapphire components, high-powered lasers and scientific cameras researchers are able to see inside an operating engine—and that vision is proving to be a valuable aid for finding ways to reduce diesel emissions. Could this research hold the key to maximizing the benefits of low-temperature diesel combustion without incurring the typical emissions penalty?
2015-11-25
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Claimed to be more package-efficient than conventional portable emissions measurement systems, the Firefly will hit the market as early as mid-2016.
2012-09-25
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Development of high-efficiency transmissions appropriate for light-passenger, off-highway, and commercial vehicles is the basis for strategic alliances involving Allison Transmission, Dana, and Fallbrook Technologies.
2011-10-07
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The world's first series hydraulic hybrid transit bus has tallied an overall average of 6.9 mpg, doubling the fuel efficiency of conventional diesel buses and surpassing by 30% the mpg average of hybrid-electric buses.
2011-03-17
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Aluminum cooling plates with precisely stamped channels move battery coolant to ensure even temperature distribution in each of the 288 individual lithium-ion battery cells of the Chevrolet Volt.
2010-07-07
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Green proponents from Taiwan are on a show-and-tell mission aimed at boosting interest in electrified vehicles at home and abroad.
2010-02-12
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The expiration date for nickel metal-hydride batteries may be getting closer as lithium-ion gains favor for full and partial electric vehicles.
2017-06-27
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The new vehicle test center in Auburn Hills, MI, will feature a chassis dyno for emissions testing, powertrain development programs and benchmarking.
2010-04-14
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Battery electric vehicles' shortfall in range will hinder widespread commercialization for years to come, says SAE Congress speaker.
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