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New Lexus SUVs: GX for Show, TX for Dough?

Normally, automakers launch models one at a time. It generally ensures media, dealer and fan focus. Introducing more than one comes with the risk of one model getting more attention. That’s...

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Q&A
Regulations/Standards

Kubota Engine High on HVO, Hydrogen and Hybrids

As part of its path to carbon neutrality, Kubota Engine engineers have developed a new 3.8-liter hydrogen engine that was introduced at CONEXPO 2023 in Las Vegas. The 4-cylinder...

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Application Briefs
Power

Electric Hybrid Propulsion System

Allison Transmission has introduced the new eGen Force electric hybrid propulsion system for tracked combat vehicles.

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Application Briefs
Propulsion

Hybrid Propulsion Systems

Benchmark’s turnkey hybrid chemical + electric propulsion systems will leverage the high thrust capabilities of its non-toxic chemical Halcyon HTP propulsion systems and the precision maneuverability of its Xantus metal plasma thrusters.

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News
Regulations/Standards

Keeping Combustion in the Conversation

The signals are everywhere that the days are numbered for internal-combustion engines (ICE) for passenger vehicles. Volkswagen CEO Ralph Brandsteatter told a German magazine in early 2021 that VW...

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Application Briefs
Unmanned Systems

Portable Engine Test Stand

Sky Power’s SRE180 test stand provides a test solution for the Wankel engine SP-180 SRE hybrid.

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Executive Viewpoints
Green Design & Manufacturing

Batteries Not the Only Route to EV Efficiency

Much of the talk around the switchover to electric power in commercial electric vehicles (EV) focuses on batteries, whether it be their range, weight, energy and power density, or expected...

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News
Power

Electrified Corvettes in Development

With more than 20,000 of the eighth-generation Chevrolet Corvette sold since it arrived in showrooms last year, expanding this sports car family is next on the C8 program’s agenda. In keeping with...

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News
Regulations/Standards

2019 HEICE Symposium Kicks off Week of Valuable Engineering Insights

The 2019 SAE High Efficiency Internal Combustion Engine (HEICE) Symposium kicked off a week’s worth of SAE World Congress events in Detroit on Sunday, April 7. Now...

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Articles
Propulsion

Going Digital & Electric @ Bauma 2019

Digitalization, efficiency and sustainability are three megatrends that off-highway OEMs and suppliers touted this month at the triennial bauma trade fair in Munich, when they revealed their...

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News
Regulations/Standards

Boeing and NASA Unveil Lightweight, Ultra-Thin, More Aerodynamic Transonic Truss-Braced Wing Concept

Engineers at Boeing and NASA are collaborating on a lightweight, ultra-thin Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) concept, designed to be...

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Materials

Ford Engineers a Tech Barrage with 2020 Lincoln Aviator

Ford Motor Co. officially launched its 2020 Lincoln Aviator at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show, with the all-new three-row midsized luxury SUV featuring a barrage of equally new and...

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Supplier Eye
Unmanned Systems

Sourcing the Multi-Energy Platform

During most of the 43 years since U.S. Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards became law, the typical vehicle platform—unibody or full frame, with one ICE-based propulsion source running on...

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