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Recyclable ‘Water Batteries’ That Won’t Catch Fire

A global team of researchers and industry collaborators led by RMIT University has invented recyclable ’water batteries’ that won’t catch fire or explode. Read on to learn more.

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Transforming Transportation Manufacturing: Unlocking Growth with Sustainable Energy Solutions

In the U.S., traditional manufacturing processes are being disrupted by various factors, including new technologies, incentives to onshore...

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Products
Manufacturing & Prototyping

New Products

See the new products, including Beam Global’s EV ARC, an advanced sustainable charging infrastructure solution for EVs; Solvay's SolvaLite® 716 FR, an innovative fast-curing epoxy prepreg system; Recyclus Group's solution for the safe storage and transportation of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, the LiBox; and Freudenberg Sealing Technologies' new type of foldable gasket for battery electric vehicles.

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Editorial
Energy

Engineering the ‘Sustainability Thing’

Sustainable and sustainability are words that are fast becoming industry vernacular. They’re woven into executive speeches, press releases, marketing, and engineers’ messaging.

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INSIDER
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NASA Targets 2028 First Flight of New Boeing Sustainable Flight Demonstrator Airplane

NASA has issued an award to Boeing for the agency’s Sustainable Flight Demonstrator project, which seeks to inform a potential new generation of...

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Briefs
Materials

Biobased Carbon Fibers and Thermosetting Resins for Use in DOD Composites Applications

The aim was to use renewable resources derived from plants and other sources to prepare high-performance carbon fiber and thermosetting matrix resins with high strength and high thermal resistance.

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Road Ready
Propulsion

First Electrified Dodge Arrives for 2023 MY

The industry’s red-hot and crowded compact-utility vehicle market gets a newcomer for the 2023 model year with an electrified, top-of-the-line version of the Dodge Hornet. “It’s...

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News
Design

SAE International Extends Call for Abstracts, Seeks Submissions for AeroTech Conference

Engineering Events staff at SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, have extended the call for abstracts through September 21 for the...

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Articles
Aerospace

Vibration Testing NASA’s X-57 Maxwell Electric Aircraft

In place of the usual gasoline-powered motors, the X-57 has two all-electric motors powered by traction batteries.

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Briefs
Energy

Hydropower Technology Swaps Dams with Electric Trucks

In steep mountain regions, the potential for generating electricity from a small stream of water is high, however, the hydropower potential of these regions remains untapped as it...

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News
Energy

Private Sector ‘Coalition of the Willing’ Charged with Energizing America’s New EV Roadmap

The Biden administration’s EV charging action plan announced in December 2021 detailed how it intended to fast-track billions in funding...

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News
Energy

Industry Invited to Participate in AeroTech Aerospace and Defense Technical Program

SAE International is inviting global participation in its AeroTech® aerospace and defense technology conference and exhibition, which is for the first...

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Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Rechargeable Cement-Based Batteries

An entire 20-story concrete building could store energy like a giant battery.

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Articles
Energy

Engineering an Aircraft Hydrogen Powertrain

The commercial aviation industry is taking critical steps towards zero-carbon aviation.

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Briefs
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Biobased Carbon Fibers and Thermosetting Resins for Use in DOD Composites Applications

Advanced bio-based fibers and high-performance thermosetting resins will help reduce the dependence of military composites on high-cost petroleum.

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Unmanned Systems

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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Application Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Solar-Powered Structures

Pvilion, a solar-powered fabric provider, was recently awarded a contract by the United State Air Force (USAF).

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News
Power

Ferrari Reveals SF90, First-Ever Plug-In Hybrid

Storied sportscar-maker Ferrari will produce its first-ever plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle, the company said in announcing its SF90 Stradale, a new model named in reference to the...

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News
Energy

Continental Aerospace Technologies Team with VerdeGo to Develop Hybrid Electric Urban Air Mobility Systems

Mobile, Alabama-based Continental Aerospace Technologies is partnering with VerdeGo Aero Inc. to develop VerdeGo’s Integrated...

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News
Energy

From LASER World of PHOTONICS 2019: Light as the Key to Global Sustainability

The increased use of photonics has the potential to reduce CO2 emissions — by 3-billion tons.

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News
Power

Boeing Reports on Its Environmental Efforts

In its 2019 Global Environment report, the Boeing Company provides an update on the environmental strategy the company unveiled last year. The strategy identifies 2025 as a target year to...

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News
Energy

Unique Hybrids Required

Hybrid powertrains still account for a small portion of the off-highway vehicle market—less than 1%, according to Oliver Lythgoe, product marketing executive at Perkins—but interest is most certainly...

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News
Automotive

UTC’s Project 804 Hybrid-Electric Demonstrator May Increase Regional Jet Efficiency by 30 Percent

United Technologies Corporation (UTC) is collaborating with its subsidiaries Pratt & Whitney and Collins Aerospace to develop a...

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News
Power

“The Grid” Promises to Be the Most Advanced Electric Propulsion Laboratory in the Aerospace Industry

Collins Aerospace, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (UTC), has laid out its plans for what is calling “The Grid”...

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News
Manufacturing & Prototyping

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
Energy

Air Racing Is Going Electric

Airbus SE and the University of Nottingham have partnered with Air Race E to establish the world’s first electric airplane race. The competition, which aims to drive the development and adoption of...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Elevate: Hyundai’s New Four-Wheel Drive, Four-Legged Off-Road Vehicle

As dozens of aerospace and automotive companies converge on the urban air mobility (UAM) revolution, Seoul-based Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is going in a...

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News
Software

Bell Nexus Full-Scale Air Taxi Design Debuts, Taps Novel VTOL, Hybrid Propulsion, Energy Storage, and Avionics Technologies

Mobility engineers and executives at Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, in Fort Worth, Texas, are...

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News
Energy

Could This Infinitely Variable Compression Mechanism Be the Next Piston Engine Game-Changer?

Whether its for economic incentives or reaching environmental goals, automotive and aerospace engine makers are continually chasing fractions...

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