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2014-07-28 08:21:54

Advanced Rugged Tablet Solutions Enable Auto Manufacturers to Test and Build Safer Cars More Efficiently IRVINE, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Advancements in vehicle technology are rapidly accelerating - changing the way cars are built, tested and maintained. Many of these advancements are in response to higher safety standards, consumer expectations, and the drive to improve overall performance and create more fuel-efficient automobiles. Photo -...

2014-06-15 08:20:20

LONDON, June 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global light vehicle steering market 2008 to 2028http://www.reportbuyer.com/automotive/cars/global_light_vehicle_steering_market_2008_2028_1.htmlThis latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE steering systems sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts. This global market study offers:- Automotive OE steering systems market size...

2014-05-30 23:01:55

BOMAG's BW24RH and BW27RH pneumatic rollers offer the versatility to deliver high performance on thicker asphalt layers while also efficiently compacting thin layers and sensitive asphalt mixes. Kewanee, Illinois (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 BOMAG’s BW24RH and BW27RH pneumatic-tired rollers feature a hydrostatic drive system, two-point steering pivot and enhanced access to all maintenance points. The rollers offer the versatility to deliver high performance on thicker asphalt layers while...

2014-05-13 23:08:18

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp attempts to submit an invention, Steering Wheel Desk Top, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 "I grew tired of placing my computer on the passenger seat beside me and having to twist myself to the side in order to use it," said one of two inventors from San Antonio, and Austin, Texas. "After a while, this constant twisting gets painful. We came up with this idea to position a computer in a more comfortable...

2014-04-25 08:58:37

Researchers at Washington State University Spokane have developed a new way to detect when drivers are about to nod off behind the wheel. Their recently patented technology is based on steering wheel movements—which are more variable in drowsy drivers—and offers an affordable and more reliable alternative to currently available video-based driver drowsiness detection systems. “Video-based systems that use cameras to detect when a car is drifting out of its lane are cumbersome and...

2014-03-04 08:22:52

GENEVA, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) is unveiling a new steering wheel concept that is being shown on the Rinspeed XchangE showcar today. The steering wheel offers a number of multi-functional features including hands on/off detection to help support the driver during semi-automated and automated driving situations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140304/DE76255 Guido Hirzmann, group leader, new technology, Mechatronic, commented: "Rinspeed's...

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...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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