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Propulsion

NAIAS 2022: Seventh-Generation of Ford Mustang Is Highest Performer Yet

The exterior visuals still emphasize a long hood and a short deck, but the V8-powered 2024 Mustang GT’s mammoth air intakes are a telltale that things have...

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Materials

Metamaterials R&D Targets NVH Abatement

Acoustics engineers have a broad variety of materials from which to choose for reducing noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) in vehicles. But their selection often comes with a measurable...

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Energy

After a 30-Year Hiatus, Jeep Remakes the Wagoneer

You won’t have a hard time distinguishing the all-new 2022 Jeep Wagoneer from the old one. Automotive design and engineering have moved on dramatically in 30 years, even if the...

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Power

2022 Bolt EUV: Super Cruise Comes to Chevy

General Motors has made the first step toward democratizing Super Cruise, its SAE Level 2 driver-assist system that is designed to reduce driver workload during long trips. In summer 2021,...

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Connectivity

Altair Honors Lightweight Advances

Fitting for an industry that collectively is accelerating electric-vehicle launches, Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire electric motorcycle won the Full Vehicle category of the 8th annual Altair Enlighten...

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Automotive

Engineering the Chevrolet Corvette's First-Ever Mid-Engine Architecture

Shifting 500 lb (227 kg) of engine mass rearward by 7.5 feet (2.3 m) and moving 300 lb (136 kg) of transmission components aft by almost three feet transformed the...

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Propulsion

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

2019 New York Auto Show Wrap Up

The New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) rolled into the Javits Convention Center on Manhattan’s west side right after April’s tax day, and the 2019 version saw the industry well represented, with...

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Connectivity

StreetDrone: Rolling R&D Vehicle for Small-Scale AV Developers

Even for well-funded automakers, suppliers, start-up businesses and academic institutions, the cost of developing specific technologies needed to support autonomous-vehicle...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Guiding the Way in Automotive Plants

Vision-guided robotics commonly used in today's automotive plants enables robots to “see” the object they are working on so they can perform the required activity accurately on/to an object that is...

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Automotive

Shell, Airflow Truck Debut Hyper-Fuel-Efficient Class 8 Concept Truck

Shell and AirFlow Truck Company partnered to design a hyper-fuel-efficient Class 8 concept truck capable of reducing the energy usage associated with the...

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Photonics/Optics

3D Machine Vision Using Laser Triangulation

Applications for 3D machine vision are rapidly expanding in a variety of industries for several reasons. The first is that vision systems can lower production costs by increasing yields and/or...

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Aerospace

Precision Measurement and Inspection Ensure Quality of SLS Rocket Panels

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Verisurf Software
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In spaceflight, the first eight...

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Aerospace

Dry Drilling Composites Using Carbon Dioxide Cooling

The ground vehicle and aerospace industries use carbonfiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) because it is more durable and lighter than other materials. CFRP is used in components such...

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Defense

Next-Generation Antenna Design

Materials and Processes Enable New Possibilities for Unmanned Systems Command & Control

Unmanned vehicles are finding increasing usage in military engagements, not only for aerial applications but also...