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2010-01-05
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Optimizing ICEs for hybridization Automakers and powertrain R&D specialists are developing combustion engines specifically for series-hybrid, EREV, and PHEV applications. Top engineers explain the opportunities involved. Consolidation in radios creates fragmentation As radio head units begin handling more functions, the hardware that handles these tasks is being scattered throughout the vehicle.
2009-12-23
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Optimizing components for greener combustion Research agencies and engine manufacturers around the world tackle combustion with new materials, configurations, and fuels.
2009-12-09
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Linking design and manufacturing Design, manufacturing forge tighter links with help from emerging development tools.
2009-12-04
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2009-12-01
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Lithium battery bonanza Lithium battery technology is finally making its way to production hybrids and planned EVs, but improvements are needed. Reader's choice: Top technology stories of 2009 The editors look back at the past year's most significant articles according to readers of Automotive Engineering International, AEI Online, and Truck & Bus Engineering Online. Sending a message Vehicle-to-vehicle communications can improve safety, but telematics may ultimately provide more impact.
2009-11-25
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Collaboration goes digital Aerospace users and tool providers alike are making digital collaborations more effective than ever.
2009-11-11
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Watching wires A new FAA rule will require airlines to develop maintenance and inspection tasks to identify, correct, and prevent wiring conditions that introduce risk to continued safe flight.
2009-11-01
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Software shifts into automatic mode Automatic code generation is speeding up development and helping to improve automotive system reliability. Coming out party Plastics abound inside vehicles, but they are increasingly finding new applications outside the cockpit thanks to a heavy push for lightweight solutions. Cutting emissions down to size While the long-term future may deliver an efficient alternative to the internal-combustion engine, a few UK-led projects are tackling short-to medium-term solutions for improving engine-out emissions and efficiency of gasoline and diesel engines.
2009-11-01
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Top Technologies of 2009 The editors take a brief look back at the most significant innovations during the past year as voted on by readers. The big picture A holistic approach to hydraulics improves overall vehicle efficiency. Getting smart with electronics More chips, usually with more power and memory, are being deployed throughout off-highway equipment.
2009-10-28
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Looking into the future of flight displays New developments in lighting and electronics are changing the way aircrews operate their aircraft.
2009-10-14
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Casting a wider net For the 2009 version of the AeroTech Congress and Exhibition, host company Boeing looks to reach all corners of the aerospace industry.
2009-10-01
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Winning the war for talent The conclusion of AEI's two-part series looks at how industry, academia, and professional groups are working together to close the "knowledge gap" in vehicle electrification. Partnering on infotainment Services are expected to rise as technical collaboration and available bandwith increase. Nissan Leaf The Japanese company first saw the potential of lithium-ion batteries for vehicular use in 1992, and almost two decades later is about to deploy the technology. Honda Insight Developed to be attainable for Gen Y buyers, the 2010 Insight is a major piece in Honda's hybrid-portfolio plans. Heavy-duty issues Top industry insiders provide their perspectives on crtical issues such as sustainability, workforce development, and future growth at this year's Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress and Exhibition.
2009-10-01
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Heavy-duty issues Top industry insiders provide their perspectives on critical issues such as sustainability, workforce development, and future growth at this year's Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress and Exhibition. Autonomouse vehicles go off-highway Advances in sensors, CPUs, and software help in the druve to eliminate drivers. Power and precision Hydraulic motors and actuators evolve along two paths, both relying on advanced controls.
2009-09-30
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Next-generation military propulsion Design concepts for future strike aircraft, transport, and UAVs.
2009-09-16
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A smarter future Smart materials have been around a long time; some have made it to market, but the real promise is still to come.
2009-09-02
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Fuels for the future Cleaner and more environmentally friendly sources of aviation fuel will be needed if the impact of air travel is to remain acceptable as the climate changes.
2009-09-01
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A sense of safety Engineers are looking to combine radars of different ranges, cameras, and sophisticated controls to prevent collisions. Priming the green-car pump In a "perfect storm of opportunity," billions of dollars in federal funding are flowing toward next-generation, made-in-the-U.S. hybrid and electric-vehicle technology. Re-engineering the auto engineer The electrification of the vehicle is boosting demand for engineers with new competencies and skill sets. In Part 1 of this special two-part feature series, AEI examines why the industry needs to encourage and develop its most critical resource-people. Aerodynamics soar Automakers toil to minimize drag and maximize fuel economy.
2009-08-19
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Zonal hydraulics Electric systems will facilitate dispersal of hydraulic systems throughout the airframe.
2009-08-05
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The edge on cutting aerospace composites With the increasing use of high-performance composites, such as carbon fiber-reinforced plastics in aerospace in recent years, machinists are continuing to devise the best way of cutting them.
2009-08-01
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Toyota punches innovations pedal From hybrids to robots, Toyota promises new ways of thinking to produce new and better products. Hyundai dreams As part of an internal competition, Hyundai designers let their minds wander through time, space, and perhaps some new dimension to conjure concepts that seem outlandish today. Maza fired up about internal combustion There is room in the market for hybrids and all-electric vehicles, but Mazda believes that internal-combustion engine offers the biggest bang for the buck. Helping hands Engineering consulting service providers expect to help OEMs meet greater fuel efficiency and tighter emissions standards. The upside ofdownsizing Hybrid powertrains are undergoing huge changes as successive generations emerge, increasing efficiency and offering better performance, with component sizes shrinking as engineers make changes that address cost.
2009-08-01
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Bosch Rexroth Executive Viewpoints-Vehicle Development Insights from Industry: Off-Highway 2020 and Beyond- - Insights from the inside. Briggs & Stratton Executive Viewpoints-Vehicle Development Insights from Industry: Off-Highway 2020 and Beyond- Collaborations will drive success in the future. Cummins Executive Viewpoints-Vehicle Development Insights from Industry: Off-Highway 2020 and Beyond- Achieving more for less. Dana Executive Viewpoints-Vehicle Development Insights from Industry: Off-Highway 2020 and Beyond- Off-highway realities. Delphi Executive Viewpoints-Vehicle Development Insights from Industry: Off-Highway 2020 and Beyond- Communicating 2020 style. Eaton Executive Viewpoints-Vehicle Development Insights from Industry: Off-Highway 2020 and Beyond- My electronic crystal ball is full of hydraulic fluid.
2009-07-01
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Everything but the engine While an economical engine is the heart of a fuel-efficient vehicle, all other components contribute as well. From tires to body styles, here is a look at vehicles technologies that save fuel. Getting personal Electronics suppliers are developing systems for cars that help automakers adapt more functions to each driver's preferences. The lithium-ion charge is on Multiple engineering trade-offs define the capabilities and limitations of the latest lithium-ion batteries for next-generation hybrid, plug-in, and pure-electric vehicles. Braking forces Braking distance is one of the least important criteria when comparing braking systems, even for high-performance applications.
2009-06-01
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Composite designs benefit from blending When design teams mesh with manufacturing, the result is better aircraft. On the air with transformational broadcasts Next-generation communications and navigation solutions facilitate green approaches and new flight efficiencies for airlines. Automation in composite manufacturing Technological developments are set to change the way aircraft are made.