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Daimler to showcase new range of buses in Madrid
By ABR Staff Writer
Mercedes-Benz and Daimler‘s other bus division Setra are planning to introduce new range of Euro VI-compliant buses at the ongoing International Bus and Coach Trade Fair (FIAA) in Madrid.
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Greenkraft and Efficient Drivetrains to Develop CNG-PHEV Class-4 Truck
Greenkraft, a California based manufacturer of alternative fuel trucks and alternative fuel systems, today announced that the California Energy Commission (CEC) approved Greenkraft’s and Efficient Drivetrains, Inc.’s (EDI) joint application for a grant to develop a compressed natural gas (CNG)-hybrid electric vehicle.
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Green is Good Radio Show Announces All-Star Fourth Quarter Guest Roster
America’s top sustainability radio show, “Green is Good,” has announced a roster of high-profile global brands and leading environmental experts as part of its scheduled lineup of guests for the fourth quarter of 2014.
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Tata Motors launches ULTRA trucks in Sri Lanka
By ABR Staff Writer
Tata Motors has launched new range of Tata ULTRA trucks in Sri Lanka as a part of its effort to expand the brands global presence.
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Ashok Leyland to manufacture Optare range of electric buses in India
By ABR Staff Writer
Ashok Leyland will be manufacturing Optare range of electric buses at its plants in Alwar and Tiruchi in India.
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HybriDrive Series-E to power four New transit buses
By ABR Staff Writer
The Department of Transportation Services of the City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii has selected BAE Systems’ HybriDrive Series-E propulsion system to power four New Flyer Xcelsior 60-foot, low-floor rapid transit buses. The system enables all bus accessories, such as air conditioning, power steering, and more, to run electrically — advancing transit agencies toward all-electric buses by making silent operation of the vehicle possible and challenging fuel alternatives like diesel and compressed natural gas with its clean, efficient functions.
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BMW partners on German research project to reduce carbon-fiber production costs
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BMW is partnering on MAI Carbon Cluster Management GmbH, a research effort backed by Germany's federal government, research and businesses institutions, which is working on a technology to reduce carbon-fiber production costs by 90%.
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Daseke to expand portfolio with Lone Star acquisition
By ABR Staff Writer
Lone Star Transportation has announced its merger with Texas based open-deck transportation carrier company, Daseke.
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Navistar to include OnCommand Connection in its vehicles
By ABR Staff Writer
Navistar is planning to introduce new OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics features on its trucks.
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Renault-Nissan, Daimler extend alliance after five years
By ABR Staff Writer
Renault-Nissan and Daimler have decided to extend their manufacturing alliance, with both the companies to launch their first series of co developed vehicles this fall.
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Chevrolet introduces 2015 Colorado sport concept
By ABR Staff Writer
Chevrolet has unveiled its midsized pickup truck named 2015 Colorado sport concept at the State Fair of Texas.
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Hyundai unveils H350 light commercial vehicle for European market
By ABR Staff Writer
South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor has unveiled H350 and H350 passenger bus, its first light commercial vehicle (LCV) designed for the European market.
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WABCO's ECAS technology adopted by Chinese heavy-duty trucks manufacturer
By ABR Staff Writer
WABCO Holdings has announced the expansion of its electronically controlled air suspension (ECAS) technology, called OptiRide, to the truck market in China.
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Opel premiere second generation Opel Vivaro
By ABR Staff Writer
Opel is planning to premiere its second generation of Opel Vivaro at the IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover.
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Ford to add 1200 new jobs at its Kansas City Assembly Plant
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Ford has announced to add a second shift at Kansas City Assembly Plant creating 1,200 new jobs, to build the next generation Ford Transit vehicles.
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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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