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2014-05-19 12:20:38

HANOVER, Germany, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) today announced new milestones in the development of VariGlide(TM) technology, a revolutionary new transmission design that incorporates continuously variable planetary (CVP) technology. This patented, planetary traction drive will be integrated into a variety of power paths to optimize the transmission assembly, significantly reducing fuel consumption and maximizing performance. Developed through a...

2014-04-08 12:20:26

TROY, Mich., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Schaeffler - a leading global manufacturer of high-precision automotive products and systems for engines, transmissions and chassis applications - was named a 2014 Automotive News PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers' Contribution to Excellence) Award winner in the product category for its fuel-saving and vibration-reducing torque converter for rear wheel drive with centrifugal pendulum absorber. Patrick Lindemann, vice president of product...

2014-03-04 08:22:38

LAS VEGAS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Rexroth Transmission Systems today announced that its R2 hydromechanical variable transmission (HVT) is undergoing bench testing in the final validation stage of development. Engineers expect the R2 HVT to enter field testing across a wide spectrum of market vehicles by the end of the year, with production slated to begin within the next 12 months, depending on OEM adoption. The R2 HVT is a modular platform that delivers a full suite of...

2014-01-13 08:20:23

Custom-built for North America, suitable for the whole world DETROIT and HERZOGENAURACH, Germany, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Schaeffler offers a wide range of key technologies for reducing automobiles' fuel consumption and emissions, as well as for improving their energy efficiency. Many of these individual solutions only unveil their full potential when combined as part of a system, which Schaeffler is again highlighting with its current demonstration vehicle: Efficient Future...

2013-02-23 23:00:07

Torque Converter Application for Select Ford Vehicles Features Stalls from 2400-4500 RPM (PRWEB) February 23, 2013 Precision Industries, a high performance torque converter manufacturer, unveiled a new torque converter application for the Eco-Boost Ford 150 pickup and 2011 and later Ford Mustang. This new product stalls from 2,400-4,500 RPM and includes Precision Industry´s famous 5 year warranty. “We are very excited to offer this new product to our customers,” said a...

2013-01-28 23:00:40

Precision Industries Expands Customer Communications with Addition of Newsletter (PRWEB) January 28, 2013 Precision Industries, the online leader in high performance torque converters, is introducing their new newsletter. The newsletter is designed to increase and improve communication to their valued customers throughout the country. This comes as good news to Precision Industries customers seeking the latest information on best-in-class high performance torque converters from the popular...

2011-01-11 09:45:00

DETROIT, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ZF has developed the world's first 9-speed automatic transmission for vehicles equipped with a transversely mounted engine. It will be built in a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility near Greenville, South Carolina. "Already a leader in technically advanced, fuel-saving multi-speed transmissions for rear-drive vehicles, ZF's new 9-speed enables significant fuel economy improvements and delivers excellent performance characteristics for...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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