Latest Automotive engineering Stories

2011-08-02 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wineman Technology, a leading automotive design and test system integrator, and Tecnalia, one of the largest applied research institutes in the world, today announce Dynacar, a fully validated, real-time vehicle model simulator for developing and testing passenger and light commercial vehicles, from conventional to electric and hybrid. Dynacar is a plug-in for Wineman INERTIA test automation software and National Instruments VeriStand...

2011-07-05 17:00:00

MAUMEE, Ohio, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced today that it has completed two transactions that will enhance its position for further growth in the emerging markets of China and India. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/19990903/DANA ) Dana has increased its stake in Dongfeng Dana Axle Co., Ltd. (DDAC), a China-based commercial-vehicle axle joint venture, to 50 percent. Dana has also acquired the commercial-vehicle axle business of...

2011-05-31 07:47:00

MOSCOW, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) today introduced new, integrated drivetrain systems that represent the company's deepening support for construction OEMs in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/19990903/DANA ) Dana presented its new Spicer® TZL Series powershift transmission to the Russian market at the CONEXPO Russia at CTT 2011 construction equipment show here. Providing...

2011-05-26 14:45:00

MAUMEE, Ohio, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced today that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jim Yost will be conducting meetings with investors at the 2011 KeyBanc Capital Markets Industrial, Automotive, and Transportation Conference on June 2. Topics covered during these meetings include Dana's recent financial performance, as well as current and future plans. About Dana Holding Corporation Dana is a world leader in the supply...

2011-05-24 08:33:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is a competitive need to bring fresh cars to market quickly. The body--including design, validation, and tooling--is on the critical path in product development. It is therefore imperative to have a body design staff that can make very quick, often intuitive decisions. SAE International offers a book that provides readers with a means to gain this intuition. Fundamentals of Automobile Body Structure Design by Donald E. Male...

2011-05-10 12:30:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SAE International recently published "Brake NVH: Testing and Measurements," which covers the current trends and developments in brake engineering. "Brake NVH: Testing and Measurements" a book by Dr. James K. Thompson, provides readers with a fundamental understanding of current practices for measuring and testing brake noise, vibration and harshness. From coverage of basic definitions and concepts to in-depth analysis of on-road...

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