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2017-06-16
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In a production vehicle that Tula tested, conventional operation yielded what was termed an “objectionable” audible boom at 47 Hz with production calibration. However, under DSF operation all firing patterns resulting in frequencies between 44 Hz and 48 Hz were avoided.
2017-06-13
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Multi-disciplinary teams from three global software-engineering facilities model the system’s physics and graphically create control algorithms to embed into a microprocessor.
2017-05-19
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At Envisage, traditional coachbuilding skills blend with 3D printing and other digital tools to create concept/show vehicles and individual bespoke solutions.
2017-05-19
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Single source e-boosting allied to 48V technology for small capacity engines in traffic dense environments could "leapfrog" turbo or turbo plus eboost solutions, believes Aeristech's chard Wall.
2017-05-01
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Flybrid is creating a family of flywheel modules designed to enhance productivity and cut operating costs of OH vehicles and construction equipment.
2017-05-01
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In Volkswagen's Virtual Engineering Laboratory, designers use gesture control to modify concepts via augmented reality. Now, it can also be used by owners of the new Golf; claimed as a first in its segment,.
2017-04-20
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Exa Corp. is focusing on the vital and sometimes overlooked aspect of automated drivin: keeping onboard camera lenses and other sensor surfaces clean in all road conditions.
2017-04-17
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Audi reveals details of the structural technology of its upcoming A8 as Audi and Porsche Chairmen pledge closer co-operation.
2017-03-29
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The Zoe EV e-sport uses a twin-motor propulsion system to reach 200 km/h in 10 s.
2017-03-15
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Mathematical modeling has demonstrated that a 12V machine on a small car could achieve over 60% of the energy recovery of a complex full hybrid system, obviating the need for an additional high-voltage battery pack, DC-DC converter and associated control systems.
2017-03-06
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Unveiled at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, this uber-performance hybrid uses F1 technology.
2017-03-06
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The 7th generation 5 Series, known internally as the G30, focuses on power, torque, mass and aero-drag reduction and refinement.
2017-03-05
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A new version of the LG Chem Z.E. 40 battery delivers nearly double the energy density of its predecessor.
2017-03-04
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Euro NCAP will establish a separate category for autonomous vehicles, but there is not likely to be one for cars that are claimed to protect all occupants from serious injury or death.
2017-02-24
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During almost 34 years with Ricardo, Prof. Neville Jackson has been—and continues to be—responsible for a wide range of new technologies and innovations. Now he has added SAE Fellow to his many achievements.
2017-02-10
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Renault is teaming up with ARM, the multinational semiconductor and software design company, to open the software and hardware architecture of the little Twizy.
2017-02-09
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Rapidly emerging technologies are presenting huge challenges for even the best informed product planners.
2017-01-13
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Range anxiety is not just affecting EV drivers on the road; it is also a significant hurdle for Formula E teams on the track. U.K. simulator specialist rFpro says its technology can help.
2017-01-07
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Motion sickness in autonomous vehicles is the new "elephant in the room," with engineers suffering during autonomous-driving simulator runs. Researchers are working to solve this nasty issue.
2017-01-03
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To downsize or not to downsize engines? That’s the question facing all OEMs. In an initial move to be more environmentally responsible, for many downsizing seemed to be thoroughly sensible. But is it? Executives have their say.
2016-12-13
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Torotrak demonstrates the potential of its new, CVT-controlled V-Charge pressure charger.
2016-12-01
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Ford is to introduce a cylinder deactivation version of its 3-cylinder EcoBoost triple. It will enter production by early 2018 and it is expected to deliver up to a 6% fuel saving with associated CO2 emissions reduction.
2016-11-30
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Attention to detail in NVH reduction, build quality and overall refinement mark Ford's development focus for its global B-segment veteran.
2016-11-16
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BWI is developing what it believes will be a cost-effective system that would improve ride quality at lower cost than employing magneto-rheological (MR) suspension units.
2016-11-08
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With its aerodynamics optimized for fuel efficiency, the new Q2 also offers a 3-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine among other propulsion choices.
2016-11-06
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48-V power is just one of many efficiency additions for the new gasoline and diesel inline sixes, along with increased use of "coasting" and cylinder deactivation.
2016-10-31
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Despite rumors of an acquisition by Apple, McLaren is racing ahead on £1B in self-funded R&D and an ambitious plan to develop an electric supercar worthy of the name.
2016-10-20
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Leveraging junior racing to interest youngsters in engineering careers gets a boost in Europe as Renault launches a UK Clio Cup Junior Championship for 2017.
2016-09-29
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Land Rover shifts to an aluminum-intensive body-in-white for its all-new Disco, which also benefits from an aggressive aerodynamic program to trim Cd to .33.
2016-09-09
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PSA Citroën’s latest demonstration of its original technological and aesthetic design capabilities is the CXperience concept, timed for unveiling at the Paris Auto Show.
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