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2008-03-31
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ContiTech Fluid Technology offers high-strength flat hoses that provide a large volume increase at minimal pressures.
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.
2008-04-25
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Michelin has launched the latest version of the Agilis light commercial vehicle (LCV) tire, designed for vehicles with a gross vehicle weight between 2800 kg (6173 lb) and 3500 kg (7716 lb). The new design was driven by a number of factors, including the development of increasingly powerful LCVs.
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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Caterpillar has introduced three new C-Series multi-terrain loaders that feature an open, modular undercarriage designed for maximum durability, low ground pressure, and easy maintenance, along with enhanced machine controls and an electronic torque management system.
2008-06-19
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Thomson Super Ball Bushing bearings—designed in various metric sizes—feature a low coefficient of friction, allowing smaller motors, belts, gears, and ball screws when replacing high friction bearings.
2008-06-19
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Arnco’s QuikGel lightweight self-sealing polyurethane liner protects from punctures up to 0.3125 in (8 mm) diameter.
2008-06-19
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Superior Signals adds high-intensity LED modules to the Meteorlite product line.
2008-06-19
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Danaher Motion offers Thomson stainless-steel MultiTrac ball bushing bearings to operate in harsh environments with temperatures up to 180ºF (82ºC).
2008-06-19
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The Ez Trac from Tuthill Drive Systems is a steerable, hydraulic drive axle for both on- and off-highway trucks. EZ Trac is designed to install quickly without altering the truck’s ride height, maintaining existing steering angles and suspension.
2008-06-19
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Spartan Chassis Inc. received a subcontract order worth $133.8 million from BAE Systems to support the production of advanced tactical vehicles under the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle program.
2011-10-03
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United Technologies Corp. has reached agreement to purchase Goodrich Corp. for $127.50 per share in cash, equating to a total enterprise value of $18.4 billion, including $1.9 billion in net debt assumed.
2011-11-17
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SORL Auto Parts Inc. is claiming a technology breakthrough with a new electronic foot brake valve for electric and hybrid-electric vehicles. Compared with conventional foot brake valves, the company's new product uses both traditional air pressure and electronic brake signals.
2011-09-30
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Lord Corp.’s heat-reflective coatings (HRCs) are designed for use on automotive suspension systems.
2011-10-05
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The latest version of the Bentley GTC convertible, unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show, incorporates a number of developments including an extensively redeveloped structure and body elements that make strategic use of steel, aluminum, composites, and magnesium.
2011-08-26
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Systron Donner Inertial (SDI)’s SDD3000 digital quartz MEMS single axis rate combines an advanced sense element with digital signal processing technology to provide performance in noise, bias stability, scale factor linearity and stability, and vibration rectification.
2011-08-15
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Advanced measurement platforms are leading a growing trend in synchronization that reduces cabling, adds absolute time referencing, and optimizes data correlation for large systems.
2011-08-10
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Caterpillar Inc. plans to open a new manufacturing facility in Xuzhou, Jiangsu province, China, with construction and modification of pre-existing buildings beginning this year and production scheduled to start in mid-2012.
2011-08-09
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Version 7 of nCode GlyphWorks graphical test data processing software system from HBM features optimized testing.
2011-11-11
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The 02 series of amendments to UN ECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) Regulation No. 117 recently have been published, according to InterRegs, an online resource for global vehicle safety and emissions regulations. 
2011-10-13
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Eck Industries Inc. has teamed with military- and specialty-vehicle axle manufacturer AxleTech International to deliver lightweight cast components made from A206 aluminum alloy, including a new steering knuckle that saves about 60 lb (27 kg) per axle on a military vehicle (the specific truck, OEM, and vehicle details could not be disclosed).
2012-01-10
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Special emphasis was placed on achieving a torsionally rigid body to attain the desired driving dynamics.
2012-01-13
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First-year production run of 10 units in a Series I is planned. Price is $225,000 for model with 7.0-L V8 rated at 620 hp. Ricardo supplies six-speed manual transmission.
2012-01-19
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Safety, longevity, and fuel efficiency are the three performance cues of the new Michelin Defender passenger vehicle tire, which goes on sale in retail outlets this April.
2012-01-18
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Volvo Construction Equipment’s Hauler Chassis can be fitted with an array of superstructures that enable an endless range of applications to be conducted over difficult terrain.
2012-02-13
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Lola-Drayson’s 850-hp Formula E prototype sports active aerodynamics, wireless charging, and regenerative suspension dampers.
2012-01-20
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Though supportive of the decision by NHTSA, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, to close its investigation related to cases of unintended acceleration in some Toyota models, an arm of the National Academies has issued a report describing as "troubling" NHTSA's inability to convincingly address public concerns about the safety of automotive electronics.
2011-11-21
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NHTSA requires aftermarket parts to be in compliance with FMVSS 126 as of September 2012. The cost of physical testing may make extensive use impractical for makers of aftermarket performance parts, but a SEMA-backed simulation program, with vehicle stability module in the physical loop, has demonstrated an ability to replicate with much lower investment.
2012-01-24
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Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. submitted a mission concept study to NASA for the storage and transfer of cryogenic propellants in space. Ball Aerospace was one of four companies awarded a six-month contract by NASA to develop a mission concept that demonstrates long-duration, in-space storage and transfer of cryogenic propellants.
2011-12-01
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China Zenix Auto International Ltd. has won a contract from Sany Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. to supply wheels for its mobile construction equipment. Zenix also will provide service and aftermarket support to Sany’s customers through its network of more than 5300 distributors throughout China.
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