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Mack Announces Series Production of MD Electric at Work Truck Week

Mack Trucks announced that series production and deliveries have begun for its second battery-electric truck, the MD Electric. Production MD Electrics have reportedly...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Schaeffler Heads Back to CES with New Acquisition, Capabilities

Schaeffler Group, energized by a new acquisition and a new tagline “we pioneer motion,” will showcase new capabilities at CES in January — its first appearance at the...

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Propulsion

Mazda’s 2024 CX-90 Offers Turbo I-6, PHEV Propulsion

With crossover SUVs now the backbone of its North American sales volume, Mazda this week revealed the CX-90 SUV, a fullsize 3-row model to serve as the brand’s flagship when it...

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Power

Hyundai Reveals Market-Sized 2022 Tucson SUV

Hyundai has revealed its 2022 Tucson SUV, which has been upsized for the North American market. The C-class Tucson is Hyundai’s top-selling SUV, and the all-new 2022 model will feature...

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What We’re Driving: 2020 BMW X3 M Competition

The concept of the high-performance SUV (more appropriately, “crossover”) can be difficult to reconcile. I understand that everyone currently wants an SUV body style and performance...

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Motion Control

Inside Tremec’s Corvette Dual-Clutch Transmission

Explaining Corvette’s move to one transmission for all buyers, global chief engineer Tadge Juechter notes, “Our customers began requesting a dual-clutch automatic transmission...

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2019 Hyundai Kona Ultimate AWD

The Hyundai Kona was named the 2019 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year (NAUVOY), sharing this accolade with its EV version which we had a positive impression of during its launch event. During a...

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Automotive

A Brief History of Chevrolet Corvette Concepts

In the Spring of 1957, while pondering the demise of Chevrolet’s Corvette Super Sports racer at Sebring’s 12-hour endurance race, legendary Corvette godfather Zora Arkus-Duntov...

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Energy

Powering Back to the Future

Credit Leonardo DaVinci for creating what many historians believe was the first depiction of a self-powered vehicle. It was powered by springs. And in the centuries since then, engineers have found...

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Energy

Ford Brings “No Compromise” Hybrid Tech to 2020 Explorer

Ford debuted three versions of the all-new 2020 Explorer during NAIAS, including it’s first-ever hybrid version. The Explorer Hybrid will use a 3.3-L V6, an e-motor and a...

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Power

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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Original Equipment
Energy

Caterpillar Reveals Next-Gen Dozers, Excavators, Motor Graders

Caterpillar presented an onslaught of new machines—24 to be exact—at its Edwards Demonstration and Learning Center in Peoria, Ill., during its annual year-end press...

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Unmanned Systems

The 2019 Nissan Altima Is a Competent Player in a Shrinking Sedan Segment

The Altima sedan is an important product for Nissan, what it calls its “brand ambassador.” Long a solid choice in the mid-size sedan segment, its typically...

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Motion Control

Lexus Soups-Up Seventh-Generation ES Sedan

Sedans and any configuration of a “car” might be a tough sell at the moment, but Toyota’s upscale Lexus division certainly wasn’t going to let that stop it from launching a new, seventh...

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Power

Schaeffler ‘On a Journey’ of Propulsion Transformation

There might be few more incisive examples of the industry’s organic technology transformation than what’s going on with Germany’s Schaeffler. The company’s name...

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Technology Report
Propulsion

GM Adopts Advanced Cylinder Deactivation for 2019 Chevy Silverado V8s

Calling 2019 variants of its 5.3-L and 6.2-L OHV V8s for the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado fullsize pickup “the most advanced gasoline V8s in the [Chevrolet] brand’s...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Maintaining Mobility

Fuel is one of the top three logistics drivers on the battlefield, along with water and ammunition. Fuel powers the vehicles that mobilize troops and keep communications and supply chains running, and is used in the...

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