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Tu próximo coche podría tener amortiguadores regenerativos

Tu próximo coche podría tener amortiguadores regenerativos | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
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ABB ‘flash charges’ electric bus in 15 s

ABB ‘flash charges’ electric bus in 15 s | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
The Zurich, Switzerland-based power and automation technology company has developed a new boost-charge technology that will help power what it claims is “the world’s first” high-capacity, flash-charging electric bus system, with no overhead cables...
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What Your Electric Car Says About You

What Your Electric Car Says About You | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
As an American, I take a certain amount of pride in the high standard of living made possible via an economy built on liquified dinosaurs (sweet sweet fossil fuels). There are some subversive elem...
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Landing on a new method for conducting strength analysis of ATV body frame

Landing on a new method for conducting strength analysis of ATV body frame | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
Engineers from Suzuki Motor Corp. developed an efficient method for simulating an ATV landing after a jump so that the strength of the frame can be quickly determined at an early design stage.
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Raspberry Pi Car Cam overlaid with OBD data

Raspberry Pi Car Cam overlaid with OBD data | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
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New technology to join steel and aluminum with world's first application to the door panel of mass production vehicles

New technology to join steel and aluminum with world's first application to the door panel of mass production vehicles | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that it has newly developed a technology to join steel and aluminum and applied it to enable adoption of aluminum for an outer door panel, which has conventionally been made of steel.
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Jennifer Healey: If cars could talk, accidents might be avoidable

When we drive, we get into a glass bubble, lock the doors and press the accelerator, relying on our eyes to guide us -- even though we can only see the few c...
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Great talk about future safety in cars making use of predictive modeling of data available while we drive and car "chatting".

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Cars Are About To Become A Lot Smarter - CBS Local

Cars Are About To Become A Lot Smarter - CBS Local | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
CBS Local Cars Are About To Become A Lot Smarter CBS Local “We believe it's possible to make a car semi-autonomous very, very safely,” said Peter Austen, who heads the driver assistance team at supplier TRW.
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The Electric Car’s Short Circuit by Bjørn Lomborg - Project Syndicate

The Electric Car’s Short Circuit by Bjørn Lomborg - Project Syndicate | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
Some day, the electric car will be a great product – just not now. It costs too much, it is inconvenient, and its environmental benefits are negligible (and in some cases non-existent).
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Which is the best mindmapping software? - WikIT

Which is the best mindmapping software? - WikIT | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
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Are steam cars poised for an epic comeback? - ExtremeTech

Are steam cars poised for an epic comeback? - ExtremeTech | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
ExtremeTech Are steam cars poised for an epic comeback? ExtremeTech Once upon a time, the steam engine reigned supreme — first in trains and heavy tractors, as you well know, but eventually in cars as well.
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Electric cars go full steam ahead in Estonia with national charging system - Washington Times

Electric cars go full steam ahead in Estonia with national charging system - Washington Times | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
Washington Times Electric cars go full steam ahead in Estonia with national charging system Washington Times Still, many in Europe see electric cars as the way of the future.
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Big Data Helps Drive Transportation Improvements in Music City « A ...

Big Data Helps Drive Transportation Improvements in Music City « A ... | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
By Ed Cole Earlier this year, the New York Times ran an article in which it called Nashville, Tennessee – the “it” city. The coverage was an.
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Scania employs simulation to produce customer-specific vehicles

Scania employs simulation to produce customer-specific vehicles | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
Simulation technology has enabled the Swedish manufacturer to test more vehicle configurations at a lower cost and with less disruption than it took to test just one configuration using its previous process, according to MSC Software.
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Data Startup Wants to Create 'Automotive Graph' | Data-Driven ...

Dash Labs, advised by Foursquare founder Crowley, plans to sell to driving data to insurance firms, automakers -- even use it for targeting.
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Data from cars, drivers and roads...  Interesting and useful for the future.

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Hyperloop, un medio de transporte terrestre que aspira a viajar a más de 1000 km/h

Hyperloop, un medio de transporte terrestre que aspira a viajar a más de 1000 km/h | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
Hyperloop, travelling at 1000 km/h
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Cars converse in largest-ever on-road ITS test project

Cars converse in largest-ever on-road ITS test project | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
The U.S. government, via several of its transportation-related agencies, is sponsoring the project, which it claims is the largest-ever road test of connected-vehicle crash-avoidance technologies.
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Airless tire test Humvee vs Hummer

Airless tire From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Airless tire Non-pneumatic tires (NPT), or Airless tires, are tires that are not supported by air pressure. They are used on some small vehicles such as riding lawn mowers and motorized golf carts.

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Eric's comment, February 21, 2013 5:33 AM
I am going to use this in my research because if gives a perfect example of what mechanical engineers are doing and how they are trying to develop new advanced things
Adam Balko's comment, February 21, 2013 5:49 AM
Freakin sweet man, ingenuity at its finest.
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Scania employs simulation to produce customer-specific vehicles

Scania employs simulation to produce customer-specific vehicles | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
Simulation technology has enabled the Swedish manufacturer to test more vehicle configurations at a lower cost and with less disruption than it took to test just one configuration using its previous process, according to MSC Software.
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The Best And Worst Of The Major Car Brands On Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

The Best And Worst Of The Major Car Brands On Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
The Best And Worst Of The Major Car Brands On Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC] (The Best And Worst Of The Major Car Brands On Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC] http://t.co/YfMxu7NFLO via @alltwtr)...
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Six New Plug-In Electric Cars Coming For 2014

Six New Plug-In Electric Cars Coming For 2014 | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
This is an exciting time for electric car enthusiasts. From just a handful of choices only a few years ago, buyers in some states now have access to as many as a dozen different plug-in vehicles.
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Off-highway goes hybrid

Off-highway goes hybrid | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
Many suppliers feel off-highway owners will find much to like with hybrids, and some are unveiling hybrids that use either hydraulic or electric power to reduce fuel consumption and emissions while also improving performance.
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RobotCar: Here is an inexpensive alternative to Google's self-driving ...

RobotCar: Here is an inexpensive alternative to Google's self-driving ... | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
Taking a different approach to Google's self-driving cars, Oxford University has come up with a new autonomus car, which can drive itself, interact safely with other road users and can use roads efficiently.
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Nissan Opens Research Facility in Silicon Valley for Autonomous Driving Cars - automotive.com (blog)

Nissan Opens Research Facility in Silicon Valley for Autonomous Driving Cars - automotive.com (blog) | Automotive Development | Scoop.it
automotive.com (blog) Nissan Opens Research Facility in Silicon Valley for Autonomous Driving Cars automotive.com (blog) This self-driving car thing isn't just a fad. Sooner than not, cars that drive themselves will be on the road.
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Driver Distraction Research - SAE Collections

Driver Distraction Research
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