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2014-09-24 08:21:14

HANNOVER, Germany, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor ® (NYSE: MTOR) will showcase its 17X EVO(TM) axle for linehaul applications at the 65th IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014 show Sept. 25-Oct. 2 in Hannover, Germany. Originally designed for 4x2 applications in Europe, the 17X EVO is built with advanced manufacturing technologies for greater durability and substantial reductions in fuel consumption. The axle will be available in South America and will be introduced in North America...

2014-03-03 08:21:40

TROY, Mich., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced today the introduction of the P600 Series planetary axles, including the P610 and P614. These two planetary axles are engineered for heavy-haul, oil field, logging and mining applications globally and are ready for production. The P610 and P614 axles, available in tandem and tridem configurations, use common components from other Meritor axles, allowing for reduced lead times and quicker customer deliveries. "Most...

Developing Safe And Reliable Control System For In-city Driving
2013-11-18 08:46:45

National Science Foundation This car has no engine, no transmission and no differential. It weighs half as much as a conventional car. Each of its four wheels has its own built-in electric battery-powered motor, meaning the car has the ability to make sharp turns and change direction very quickly. Without an exceptional traction and motion control system, however, this car would be quite difficult to drive, providing a driving experience vastly different from anything else on the road,...

Electric Car’s Four Wheels And Four Motors Kept On The Road By Motion Control System
2013-01-24 12:41:06

The Ohio State University It weighs half as much as a sports car, and turns on a dime–so its no surprise that the electric car being developed at Ohio State University needs an exceptional traction and motion control system to keep it on the road. With four wheels that turn independently, each with its own built-in electric motor and set of batteries, the experimental car is the only one of its kind outside of commercial carmakers´ laboratories. “It is considered one...

2011-08-31 07:00:00

Reell Precision Manufacturing is pleased to announce the development of Reell One-way torque technology, another world class position control innovation from the leader in small package motion control. Saint Paul, MN (PRWEB) August 31, 2011 Reell One-way torqueâs proprietary design greatly reduces the force needed to move in one direction without changing the force needed in the other direction. In vertical mounting applications like access panel covers, enclosure lids and...

2011-07-13 13:50:23

Successful test runs of TU Muenchen's electric car For the first time, a handful of curious bystanders had the opportunity to see TU Muenchen's new electric vehicle in test runs. But the final design of MUTE remained shrouded; it will first be revealed at the IAA in Frankfurt (15 "“ 25 September 2011, hall 4, C 23). The MUTE prototype is built so that it has the same driving dynamics as the final vehicle. The first test drives speak for the ingenious construction of the vehicle, which...

2011-07-09 00:00:29

The Reell MH15 friction hinge holds doors, covers, lids, and hatches solidly in position, while it's unique differential torque design allows for easy opening. With the highest available torque in it's package size (up to 8 N-m), it has the strength needed to work in your large applications. Saint Paul, MN (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 Reell Precision Manufacturing, a world leader in small package position control, is proud to announce the introduction of it's latest positioning innovation, the...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'