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2012-05-08 10:20:10

TROY, Mich., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To electrify drivetrains, it's necessary to find the right balance between effort and benefit. Criteria such as vehicle class and powertrain size (in terms of power and torque) are key elements in achieving appropriate electrification. Dr. Ralf Stopp, director of advanced development and marketing, eMobility Systems Division, Schaeffler, will discuss these factors and more during his presentation titled "Schaeffler eAxle: Flexible Solution to Electrify...

2012-04-26 02:21:47

SAN DIEGO, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook) is responding to the challenge for automakers to provide appropriate performance while downsizing engines for improved fuel economy and lower emissions. The Company has targeted and is soliciting select OEMs to adopt a variable speed supercharger drive utilizing its NuVinci® continuously variable planetary (CVP) technology. Fallbrook has been working closely with a tier one automotive equipment supplier...

2012-04-16 02:20:38

PARIS, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) today introduced two technologically advanced drivetrain systems for front end loaders and other construction equipment at INTERMAT 2012 in Paris, the world's largest tradeshow for the construction industry this year. Dana is presenting the Dana Rexroth R3 hydromechanical variable transmission (HVT), the first powersplit system from the 50-50 joint venture between Dana and Bosch Rexroth AG. Dana is also debuting its...

2012-04-16 02:20:13

PARIS, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At INTERMAT 2012 today, Dana Rexroth Transmission Systems unveiled the R3 hydromechanical variable transmission (HVT), the first powersplit system resulting from the 50-50 joint venture between Dana and Bosch Rexroth AG. Initial tests on front end loaders with the new HVT powersplit systems demonstrate fuel savings in the drivetrain of up to 20 percent when compared with the same vehicle outfitted with a conventional torque converter transmission. The...

2012-04-13 02:20:25

INDIANAPOLIS, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ALSN), the premier global provider of commercial duty fully-automatic transmissions and hybrid-propulsion systems, will hold its first quarter 2012 results conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, April 23. Lawrence E. Dewey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and David S. Graziosi, Chief Financial Officer, will review the company's financial performance for the period. The dial-in for the...

2012-03-23 23:02:40

Eastern Industrial Automation, formerly known was Eastern Bearing, has recently announced ongoing efforts to provide industries around the world with more effective and cost efficient mechanical power transmission solutions. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Eastern Industrial Automation (formerly Eastern Bearings, Inc.), a leading provider of machine tool components, linear motion parts, and bearing solutions has recently announced a continued initiative to provide customers around the...

2012-02-23 11:15:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Metaldyne, LLC today announced the acquisition of a facility in Zbysov, Czech Republic, which is near Brno, Czech Republic and close to the borders of Austria and Slovakia. "Metaldyne's expansion in Eastern Europe allows us to further support the increased manufacturing needs of our customers," said Thomas Amato, Metaldyne's president & CEO. "This new location will be closely aligned with Metaldyne's other facility in the Czech Republic,...

2012-02-01 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook) today announced that its NuVinci Harmony intelligent drivetrain, the first continuously variable shifting system offering the option of automatic seamless or manual shifting, has won the Bicycle Innovation Award at FietsVAK 2012 show in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The NuVinci Harmony incorporates technology included in NuVinci CVP bicycle drivetrains. The initial commercially available NuVinci drivetrain model won...

2011-11-29 13:38:13

In German hospitals, each year 132 000 patients contract infection with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). For more than a decade, different countries have reported an increasing incidence of MRSA infections in the general population ("community associated" [CA-] MRSA). In the current issue of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International, Robin Köck from the Münster University Hospital and coauthors provide an overview of the epidemiological...

2011-11-28 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc., ("Fallbrook") developer and manufacturer of the award winning NuVinci continuously variable planetary (CVP) technology, has announced an Asian expansion to meet increased demand for bicycles equipped with the company's NuVinci N360(TM) CVP transmission and NuVinci Harmony(TM) intelligent drivetrain, the world's first automatic CVP shifting system for bicycles. Perfect Sport International Ltd (PSI), headed by bicycle...