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2008-03-31
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The UltraView roof for the new Cadillac CTS (pictured), designed by Cadillac and Webasto Roof Systems, is one of the largest of its kind in a sedan—almost 70% of the car’s roof is glass that allows in natural sunlight for both front- and rear-seat passengers.
2008-03-31
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A high-volume vehicle gets fully functional LED headlamps, making it one of the first vehicles in the world to adopt this lighting technology.
2008-04-25
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Featuring halogen-free requirements, high performance, durability, smaller size, and recyclability, Delphi’s halogen-free cable can reduce both cable mass and harness diameter by more than 20% in automotive applications.
2010-04-20
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Ceradyne Inc., in conjunction with Turner Strategic Technologies LLC, has been awarded a contract for the supply and installation of protective armor for the command station of nine new 35-m (115-ft) patrol vessels being manufactured for the Iraqi Navy by Swiftships.
2010-03-04
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Next-generation automotive systems will increasingly require microcontrollers (MCUs) with more computational performance, better power efficiency, and greater memory content to meet new requirements in areas such as safety, emissions, and driver-assistance systems, according to STMicroelectronics.
2008-08-01
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The Hyundai brand is not one that would come to mind when the subject is a highly rigid body in a sports sedan for the entry-luxury market. However, the new rear-drive Genesis, Hyundai's first model to compete in that class, was benchmarked against the competition it would be facing and against cars with which it would like to be compared.
2008-03-31
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At the November session of the World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (also known as WP.29), the 04 series of amendments to ECE Regulation No. 48 was adopted, according to InterRegs.The amendments mandate the fitment of daytime running lamps to all motor vehicles.
2011-07-12
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Hutchens Industries' Hutch 9800 series of heavy-duty trailer slider systems can fit requirements for a standard 49-in (1245-mm) tandem axle or a widespread axle application.
2008-08-07
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Jeep's stylish diesel-electric concept features simplified fabrication and assembly and no wiring, making it easy to recycle.
2008-06-19
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The Eberspaecher Group, a supplier of automotive exhaust systems, has acquired Purem, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler, based in Unna, Germany. Purem has 135 employees and specializes in medium- and heavy-duty truck exhaust aftertreatment systems and exhaust system integration.
2008-05-09
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Body panels on two different sports cars make a flashy styling statement for non-metal materials. Plasan provides the carbon-fiber panels for the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, while Meridian supplies the 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10's SMC hood.
2008-06-19
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The designers of a diesel-electric locomotive that Vossloh Locomotives debuted in 2007 reduced the chassis weight by 25% by using high-strength steels. The result is a locomotive that the company says provides better transport economics, more evenly distributed axle loads with lower wear of the rails, and better protection for the driver, due to improved deformation properties in the event of a crash.
2008-06-19
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When it came to entering the military market, International Truck and Engine found that speed and safety were as closely intertwined in vehicle design as they are in the animal kingdom. Using a modular technique shortened time until shipments while also enhancing safety.
2008-04-25
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For the past 30 years, aluminum content per vehicle has grown every year. "I think [in the future] we'll see increased aluminum content in structural chassis parts -- everything from engine cradles to A-pillars, B-pillars, full spaceframes, etc.," said Alcoa's Kevin Kramer. A technology the company is confident will make further inroads is its proprietary Alcoa Vacuum Die Casting.
2008-06-19
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J. W. Speaker’s model 700 work lamp features high-output LED technology for its light source that, according to the company, delivers more than twice the light of the previous generation LED work lamp.
2008-06-19
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The Southco R3 push-to-close latch offers improved grip, custom finish options, and key locking security for exterior storage compartments on recreational vehicles, buses, trucks, and truck utility bodies.
2008-06-19
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Heavy-duty adjustable latches from Protex were designed for off-highway applications with up to 14,000 lb (6350 kg) load rating.
2008-07-09
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At April’s SAE 2008 World Congress held in Detroit, Henkel Corp. showed and explained an array of products and technologies from the minds of its engineers. Foremost among them was its Aquence autodeposition coating technology, which, according to the company, sets an industry precedent by displacing conventional metal pretreatment and the electrocoat process for an entire automotive vehicle body.
2008-06-19
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A minimalist approach to vehicle design doesn’t necessarily mean spartan. As demonstrated in the Jeep Renegade concept, designers can combine advanced styling and function with small energy and environmental footprints—from production through end-of-life recyclability.
2008-06-30
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Spirit AeroSystems Inc. signed a contract with Airbus to design and produce a major composite fuselage structure for the A350 XWB (Xtra Wide-Body) program. Spirit will design and manufacture the Section 15 center fuselage frame section, a composite structure approximately 65 ft long, 20 ft wide, and nearly 9000 lb.
2008-06-30
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With the need for speed greater than ever, Gulfstream continues to pursue supersonic flight despite the U.S. government’s current prohibition on it.
2008-03-31
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Chrysler’s traditional approach to vehicle development has taken a detour as engineers recently started using bio-mimetic topology optimization and an advanced engineering process as a means of designing safer, lighter automobiles. The new process helps to identify which body-in-white zones have the highest strain as well as prime locations for the various critical load paths on the vehicle.
2008-03-31
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Valeo and Maxwell Technologies are slated to collaborate on the development of a new stop-start and regenerative-braking system with the emphasis on cost effectiveness. The aim is to create a system using ultracapacitors instead of nickel metal-hydride or lithium-ion batteries, achieving very significant cost savings but still achieving much of the benefit of a conventional mild hybrid application.
2008-03-31
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While traditional paint still dominates automotive-exterior coatings, paint film is steadily replacing it on those surfaces that must deliver high wear resistance. Made by Soliant and competitors including Avery-Denison, Decoma, and Mayco-Schulman, paint film is an ultra-thin painted elastic film that is bonded to plastic parts (in a variety of substrate types) during their molding.
2008-03-31
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Dürr has translated the common necessities of final assembly into a modular approach. Called FAStplant, it is based on standardized prefabricated and pretested modules. The company says that the typical range of productivity starts from 15 cars per hour and extends up to more than 40.
2008-06-30
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Airbus selected Rockwell Collins to provide the trimmable horizontal stabilizer actuator (THSA) for the new A350 XWB (extra-wide body) aircraft. The THSA optimizes aerodynamics, responding to complex computations to trim the pitch of the aircraft during flight.
2011-11-16
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Vistagy’s SyncroFIT streamlines the communication of fastener data to manufacturing systems.
2011-09-30
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The decision by global automakers almost 10 years ago to design the front ends of SUVs and pickup trucks so their energy-absorbing structures would align better with those of cars has paid dividends in lives saved.
2011-10-10
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Solutia developed the Saflex S series solar-absorbing interlayer for automotive applications.
2011-10-03
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The Timken Co. has agreed to acquire privately held Drives LLC for $92 million in cash. Drives is a Fulton, IL-based manufacturer of highly engineered drive-chains, roller-chains, and conveyor augers for the agricultural and industrial markets.
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