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Volvo’s Electric High-Wire Act

Under a circus-size tent in downtown Stockholm, Volvo recently introduced its new high-wire act — one with its share of nail-biting risk.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Cadillac's Future-Tech Flagship

Restoring the Cadillac brand to its golden-age pinnacle, when it stood equal among Europe’s ultra-luxury greats, has long been an intermittent dream within GM. The grandiose ‘Sixteen’ concept in...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Porsche to Use 3D Printing to Customize Seats

Porsche is enacting a pilot program that employs 3D printing to create a customized “comfort layer” in a bucket seat that allows the user to select from several levels of support based...

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AR/AI

Driver-Monitoring Systems to Be as Common as Seat Belts

Regulators across the globe, most notably in Europe, are calling for driver-monitoring systems to become standard vehicle-safety equipment. The ability for a vehicle to combine...

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Unmanned Systems

Volvo Safety Guru Lotta Jakobsson on AV Crash Tech

It’s been 60 years since Nils Bohlin, the legendary Volvo safety engineer, invented the three-point safety belt, which remains the single most important safety feature of today’s...

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Manned Systems

2019 World Traffic Safety Symposium Focuses on AV Regulation

How should automated vehicles (AV) avoid erroneous traffic tickets? How can highway work zones be standardized to enable safe AV use? Are bridges structurally sound enough to...

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Power

Lincoln Corsair Leverages Global Architecture to Differentiate Latest C-Segment Luxury SUV

The all-new 2020 Lincoln Corsair that debuted at the New York Auto Show last week brings distinct styling that dovetails nicely with its Nautilus...

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Unmanned Systems

Volvo Sees 360c Concept as Alternative to Flying, Autonomous-Standards Avatar

Volvo this week revealed what it believes could be a viable alternative to short-haul airliner travel: the 360c concept car, which offers a comfortable bed...

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Aerospace

RECAT Wake Turbulence Recategorization

Aviation safety is a fundamental concern for all stakeholders. The traveling public demands the highest safety standards, but also wants convenience and reliability at a low price with minimal...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Truck Racing Demonstrates New Technology, Aero Design

Season two of the T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship took place this spring at India’s F1 track, the Buddh International Circuit (BIC), with Stuart Oliver of Team Castrol Vecton...

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