News tagged with automotive engineering

SUV popularity in China casts cloud

Chinese carmaker BYD gave pride of place to its new S7 SUV at the Shanghai auto show while another of its models, a fully-electric vehicle, languished in a corner with only a handful of visitors.

dateApr 21, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Precise assembly of engines

In the automotive industry, combustion engines are still assembled mostly manually. Researchers from Fraunhofer are developing procedures and methods to automate assembly processes to continuously improve ...

dateJun 08, 2011 in Engineering
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Made easy with light

(PhysOrg.com) -- Lightweight, sturdy, and non-corrosive: fiber-reinforced thermoplastics are an ideal material for making boats and cars, and for aerospace engineering. But up to now, processing the raw materials ...

dateMar 23, 2010 in Engineering
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3D CMOS camera for your mobile?

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have created a world-leading camera in CMOS that can record photons at a million times a second. Best of all, it will be really cheap to manufacture, offering applications ...

dateOct 14, 2009 in Engineering
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