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Content posted in January 2012
Cadillac Cutting Mass 1 Gram at a Time
1/24/2012  Post a comment
How engineers reduced mass of the body structure on the new Cadillac compact luxury sedan.
Ford Showcases Its First Plug-in Hybrid
1/19/2012  6 comments
The technical choices that Ford made on its new C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid.
Tesla's Model S Nears Production
1/18/2012  6 comments
Khobi Brooklyn of Tesla Motors talks about the advantages of the Model S's flat battery pack.
Gadget Freak Case #203: Smart Recycle Can
Gadget Freak 
1/17/2012  1 comment
This recycler determines the type of material being entered by scanning it.
What's Next. Right Now.
1/11/2012  Post a comment
Mouser urges you to ensure your product life span by not only ordering what's new, but what's next.
Environmental Commitment
1/11/2012  Post a comment
Mouster stresses identifying EOL, obsolete, and NRND products.
Chevy Volt Structure Enhancements
1/10/2012  1 comment
To help the Chevy Volt handle side impacts, GM engineers will beef up a laterally oriented cross-car structure and add steel to longitudinally oriented members around the battery.
Voyager Belt Actuator Lengths up to 6 Meters & High Speeds
1/6/2012  Post a comment
50mm wide steel reinforced belt and 20mm profile rail and carriage allow for tough applications.
TechnoMod XYZ Gantry System Is a Complete Automation Cell
1/6/2012  Post a comment
Complete 3-axis automation platform with controller, I/O, enclosure, stand, computer, console, and HMI.
ICP Gantry Robot Is a Complete Desktop Automation Solution
1/6/2012  Post a comment
This compact, low-cost gantry robot is great for testing, assembly, and general automation.
Gadget Freak Case #202: The Frankenkindle
Gadget Freak 
1/3/2012  Post a comment
Glenn Johnson created an easier-to-use Kindle using the controls from a children's V.Reader.

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