News tagged with automobile

Electromagnetic fields as cutting tools

( -- The bodywork on motor vehicles must be sufficiently stable, but processing the high-strength steels involved -- for example punching holes in them -- can prove something of a challenge. A new steel-cutting ...

dateDec 01, 2009 in Engineering
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Spacecraft dockings improve car assembly

( -- The next car comes down the conveyor belt ready for the dashboard to be added. Speed and position are controlled as if it were a spacecraft docking automatically with the International Space Station. Invented ...

dateJan 20, 2010 in Engineering
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Prius problems put spotlight on car electronics

(AP) -- Your most expensive piece of electronics probably is not your flat panel TV or your computer. More likely, it's your car, which can pack 50 microprocessors to control everything from the fuel mix to the rearview ...

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Engineering
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A laboratory for all (cleaning) situations

Thanks to "CleanLab 2020," dirt particles on a scale ranging from the nano to the micro and found on and in components, surfaces and liquids in a wide variety of industries can be analyzed for the first time. At the same ...

dateOct 21, 2013 in Engineering
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