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SPE Names 2023’s Best Automotive Plastics Innovations

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) in early November, 2023 announced the winners of the 52nd annual Automotive Innovation Awards Gala (IAG). The annual competition highlights...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

PHASA-35 Stratospheric Flight

British engineers have successfully completed a stratospheric flight trial of BAE Systems’ High Altitude Pseudo Satellite (HAPS) Uncrewed Aerial System (UAS) - PHASA-35.

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Green Design & Manufacturing

Recaro Pioneers Seating Shells Made with CF Recyclate

The green flag is about to drop on an auto-racing first: a seat shell infused with recycled carbon fiber.

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Technical Innovation
Design

Liebherr Reveals ‘Hybrid’ CFRP Cylinders and Parallel-Pump Concept

Reducing weight from components and systems is a major trend in passenger vehicles to boost fuel efficiency and driving range.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

All-Composite EV Wheel Heads to Production

Designed for EV and niche applications, the first commercially viable, low cost, lightweight, all-composite wheel moves to the next phase of development with a pilot production run. The...

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Power

With 2019 Sierra, GMC Puts Brand Differentiation Behind It—literally 

That the all-new 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup uses GM’s same T1 fullsize-truck architecture as the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado was of course preordained. The new...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

BMW’s Back at Carbon Fiber with Award-Winning Motorcycle Swingarm

BMW rocked the composites world late last year when it announced it was selling its stake in the heralded Moses Lake, WA carbon-fiber production joint venture called SGL...

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Materials

University of Virginia and Virginia Tech Join Rolls-Royce UTC Network

Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia have joined the global Rolls-Royce University Technology Centers (UTC) network, consisting of research groups in...

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