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SuperTruck Study receives an award from US Department of Energy
By ABR Staff Writer
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has received the ‘Distinguished Achievement Award’ of the US Department of Energy.
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Daimler Trucks buys stake in Zonar Systems for connectivity solutions
By ABR Staff Writer
German automotive major Daimler Trucks has picked up share in US logistics, telematics and connectivity solutions firm Zonar Systems for designing fully-connected vehicles and providing value-adding data for truck drivers and operators.
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Mercedes-Benz uses driverless trucks to aid assembly line staff
By ABR Staff Writer
German automobile major Mercedes-Benz has deployed driverless transport trucks ‘carsets’ to supply assembly line staff with goods from logistics on Ludwigsfelde plant premises, doing away with the need for looking around during Sprinter van production.
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Samsung designs see-through safety trucks
By ABR Staff Writer
South Korean electronics major Samsung has armed trucks with cameras in the front side and four screens at the rear to offer a ‘see-through’ experience to help drivers gauge when it is safe to pass.
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US agencies spell out norms for GHG emission and fuel efficiency
By ABR Staff Writer
US agencies for environment and safety regulations have laid down standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, envisaging reduction of CO2 emissions by one billion tons, fuel costs by $170bn and oil consumption by 1.8 billion by 2027.
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Scania to supply 147 gas-powered buses for Cartagena’s transport system
By ABR Staff Writer
Swedish automotive firm Scania will hand over 147 Euro 6-compliant buses, powered exclusively by gas, to the city of Cartagena in Colombia for Bus Rapid Transport (BRT), the country’s maiden urban transport in South America.
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Man plans 2,000 layoffs at main truck division
By ABR Staff Writer
German truck manufacturer Man, an arm of Volkswagen, is looking to hand out around 2,000 pink slips at its main unit as a cost-cutting stance in view of production reshuffling.
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Daimler flags off new bus unit in Colombia
German automobile major Daimler is expanding in Latin America with a new bus plant in Funza in vicinity of Bogotá, Colombia, having an annual installed production capacity of 4,000.
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Volvo Trucks unveils positioning service for transport
By ABR Staff Writer
Swedish automobile major Volvo has launched a system called ‘Positioning+’ empowering an individual to keep a track of its trucks’ position in a real-time manner.
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Chevrolet to re-enter low cab forward truck segment
By ABR Staff Writer
Automobile major Chevrolet will add six low cab forward medium-duty truck models to its product lineup in the US next year to re-enter the commercial segment.
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M&M to introduce light commercial vehicle Jeeto
By ABR Staff Writer
Indian automobile major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) is gearing up to unveil a light commercial vehicle Jeeto by June-end.
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Axalta boosts powder coatings supply in Southern California
By ABR Staff Writer
Axalta Coating Systems, a US based supplier of liquid and powder coatings for automobiles sector, has boosted its supply capabilities in Southern California region.
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GAZ Group unveils Ural Next trucks
By ABR Staff Writer
GAZ Group, arm of Russian diversified industrial group Basic Element, has introduced a new product line of ‘Ural Next’ trucks, production of which will begin during the second half of 2015.
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Daimler opens bus facility in India
By ABR Staff Writer
German automobile major Daimler has opened a bus manufacturing unit at Oragadam, near Chennai in India, with an investment of around $66m.
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Jungheinrich introduces high-energy efficiency ‘indoor, outdoor’ reach trucks
By ABR Staff Writer
Jungheinrich has launched new C series reach trucks, the ETV C16 and ETV C20 models are able to transport loads of up to two tonnes and are equally suited to indoor and outdoor operations.
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EFD Induction is one of the world's largest and best known developers and builders of induction heating solutions for the global automotive industry. Particularly strong in the area of induction hardening of auto components, EFD Induction also has a proven track record in devising bonding, brazing and pre- and post-heat systems for automotive customers.... Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > Suppliers
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Side Impact Analysis of a Passenger Bus using ANSYS/LS-DYNA By IDAC
The purpose of this project was to simulate the side impact of a car into a bus, in order to evaluate the amount of energy absorption by the bus, as well as the amount of side intrusion that could be anticipated. This has an effect on the level of occupant safety. The analysis required the use of ANSYS/LS-DYNA.... Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > White Papers Automated Optimisation of Connecting Rod By IDAC
IDAC were required by their client to develop automated macros to carry out design optimisation of connecting rods using the ANSYS program. Due to market competitiveness it was important for the client to be able to produce an optimised preliminary design (with a minimum weight in as short a time as possible). The objective of the work was to develop a customised procedure for the client to carry out rapid optimisation of preliminary connecting rod designs.... Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > White Papers Trocellen Lightweight Interior Trim By Trocellen
The Trocellen lightweight sandwich for interior trim offers a wide range of new application possibilities. Its thermforming behaviours allows complex geometries, the décor layer can be laminated without additional glue onto the carrier (PO foam).... Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > White Papers Trocellen Light Weight Composites By Trocellen
New, innovative light weight solutions are essential to react to the increasing pressure of the automotive industry to reduce CO2 emissions. This white paper details the range of foam composites on offer from Trocellen.... Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > White Papers Trocellen Door water shield By Trocellen
Door water shields made of Trocellen Polyolefin foam are used in classic door structures as wet and dry boundary sealing. Download the white paper to read about the characteristics and advantages.... Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > White Papers See more
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