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Content tagged with Automotive
posted in October 2000
CFD improves sun roof design
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One CFD package achieving success in the field of vehicle sound simulation is PowerFlow by EXA Corp.
From concept to production
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The Chevy SSR pickup, first shown as a concept vehicle at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, has been approved for production.
SUVs safer, just don't roll 'em
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Ford used data from the U.S. Department of Transportation to make a case for the relative safety of SUVs.
Search for standards
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Engineering and manufacturing standards are not always easy to come by, which is unfortunate because they
Stopping power
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A compact caliper brake with patented rotor helps bikes of all sorts stop on a dime
Tire building by PC
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New control system replaces traditional PLCs
Standards Update
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Technical news from around the world
It's Ford again
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Results of the Design News 21st Annual Automotive Survey are in, and Ford once again has won the hearts of readers. But built-in PCs? Forget it!
Hot new auto technologies for 2001
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Design News technical editors highlight some of the top innovations in automotive engines, drivetrains, electronics, steering and suspension, and safety--all new for next year
DIGITAL design grows up
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It is not just CAD anymore
Cars go digital
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As the automobile moves beyond its role as a mode of transportation and becomes a site for work and entertainment, engineers must use new bus architectures
Safety options expand
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Sensors help protect you from collisions and rollover injuries
C-class gets an overhaul
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For the newly revamped Mercedes-Benz C-Class, it
Rotating sensor captures torque data
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Piezoelectric quartz shear transducers mount directly on the wheel
Turning green
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Key technical strategies promise to improve SUV and pick-up truck fuel economy
Appliances hit the street
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The most unusual item at this year
Pressure regulator lets trucks track straight
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A new power steering system developed by River City Products uses "power centering" for keeping trucks on a straight path.
Dial-up rearview mirror
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Soon drivers will be able to access e-mail, make phone calls, get directions, and check carbon monoxide levels, simply with a word or glance to the mirror.
Insight—or out of mind?
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As an engineer and journalist who has written about the technology in the Honda Insight, I was more interested in how the hybrid power system would function and perform in normal driving situations.
Super-charged engine stresses belts
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The ultimate test of belts and other engine components may be the Bandimere Speedway outside of Denver.
Pickup and go a new way
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With the strength of a stallion and the nimbleness of a mare, the new 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac could win the best of breed at any show.
Montero makes the marriage work
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The 2001 Mitsubishi Montero engineering team has done a good job of combining authentic dirt digging, Paris-to-Dakar-rally winning heritage, and the comfort of a luxury sedan.
Too late for Jimmy Hoffa!
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General Motors engineers have come up with the auto industry
What car is this?
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On a recent trip, Senior Editor Rick DeMeis spotted this unusual car.
Block that airbag!
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One engineering firm has designed an infant car seat capable of deflecting the air-bag impact in a car crash.
Bad car day?
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Engineers may not care all that much about the label on their jeans, but when it comes to their cars, style is another story entirely.
Relay open-circuits car thieves
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The good guys have another weapon in the battle against car thieves-an anti-theft car battery.




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