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Honda’s All-New Global 2016 Civic Targets Mercedes Refinement

Honda appears to have committed the resources where it counted to create the 2016 Civic. With a 4-link independent rear suspension mounted on a subframe, hydraulic...

Global Vehicles
Transportation

Jaguar Enters Performance Crossover SUV Segment

In a bid to combat flagging market share due to declining consumer interest in its signature coupes, roadsters, and sedans, Jaguar is making its first move into the booming market for...

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Automotive

Peugeot Fractal Demonstrates a New Take on Sound Design

Peugeot used the 2010 SR1 concept to introduce its i-Cockpit touchscreen-based system, designed to control heating and ventilation, navigation, audio, connectivity, and the trip...

Technology Report
RF & Microwave Electronics

Johnson Controls, Faurecia Envision Interiors for Autonomous Driving

As the automotive industry moves to more autonomous driving, the requirements for vehicle interiors and seating will “radically change” as well, according to...

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Energy

Fuel Cell Futures No Longer a Dream

The knock on fusion power is that “It is the energy source of the future, and it always will be.” It has seemed like the same criticism could be levied against fuel cell vehicles, as their...

Product Briefs
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Cadillac CT6 Debuts Polyamide Chassis 'First'

In collaboration with General Motors, ContiTech Vibration Control has developed a strut mount for the new 2016 Cadillac CT6 in which fiberglass-reinforced BASF Ultramid polyamide is used as the...

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Automotive

Challenger GT AWD Concept Debuts at 2015 SEMA Show

A two-door muscle car prepped for year-round road conditions is the driving influence behind the Dodge Challenger GT AWD Concept.

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Defense

Army Engineers Develop Anti-Drone Technology

Army engineers, who are seeking to adapt ongoing research to counter aerial systems that could threaten soldiers, successfully shot down two aircraft as part of their final technology...

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Defense

Lab Research Mimics Blast-Induced Brain Trauma in Soldiers

Researchers have developed a procedure to mimic in laboratory experiments a form of brain trauma commonly seen in combat veterans, and findings suggest a new diagnostic tool for...

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Defense

Sandia Works on Nuclear Weapon Life Extension Program

Sandia National Laboratories is doing what it hasn’t done in decades: extending the life of a nuclear warhead at the same time the U.S. Air Force develops a replacement cruise missile...

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Transportation

Daimler Trucks' Lessons Learned from SuperTruck Program

Daimler Trucks North America has referred to its $40 million, five-year SuperTruck program that concluded earlier this year as “a playground for our engineers.” Overseeing this...

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Aerospace

NASA Studies How Volcanic Ash Affects Airplane Engines

NASA researchers are poring over data from a recent test that involved sending volcanic ash through an airplane engine. The primary issue, according to NASA, is that volcanic ash forms...

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Defense

Army’s “Robo-Raven” UAV Flies with Flapping Wings

In the future, it's possible that some unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) might sport wings that flap like a bird or a butterfly. The Army Research Lab has been testing such a UAV, known...

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Test & Measurement

Remotely Piloted Plane Bridges Gap Between Wind Tunnel and Crewed Testing

A new modular, subscale remotely piloted aircraft offers NASA researchers more affordable options for developing a wide range of cutting edge aviation and space...