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  • Mobile altitude simulation system

    At this year’s Automotive Testing Expo Europe in Stuttgart, HORIBA presented MEDAS (short for: Mobile Efficient Dynamic Altitude Simulator), a completely innovative altitude simulator for optimizing performance and emission optimization in engine development intended for portable use. In this way, the Japanese company expands its range in the field of real driving emissions (RDE). MEDAS can ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • HORIBA co-operates with the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)

    HORIBA is cooperating with the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) on the joint development of a mobile altitude simulation system. The new joint solution will be available in September 2015. Requirements of the market Due to the requirements of global production for global markets, OEMs require a high transparency and comparability of the development process ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • ASTM D4814 - 11a standard specification for automotive spark-ignition engine fuel

    This specification describes the various characteristics and requirements of automotive fuels for use over a wide range of operating conditions in ground vehicles equipped with spark-ignition engines. It provides for a variation of the volatility and water tolerance of automotive fuel in accordance with seasonal climatic changes at ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D4814 - 11b Standard Specification for Automotive Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel

    This specification describes the various characteristics and requirements of automotive fuels for use over a wide range of operating conditions in ground vehicles equipped with spark-ignition engines. It provides for a variation of the volatility and water tolerance of automotive fuel in accordance with seasonal climatic changes at the locality where the fuel is used. This ...


    By ASTM International

  • ETC Awarded an ID/IQ Contract from the U.S. Navy

    Environmental Tectonics Corporation (ETC) is one of approximately ten small business firms awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract: N61340-12-D-5203, under LOT II for the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division's (NAWCTSD) Training Systems Contract III (TSC III) Multiple Award Contract (MAC).  The TSC III MAC, inclusive of all awarded contracts and ...

  • Are sunspots prime suspects in global warming?

    (AXcess News) - It's a modern-day climate scuffle William Herschel would recognize. He should. He helped trigger it. In 1801, the eminent British astron­­omer reported that when sunspots dotted the sun's surface, grain prices fell. When sunspots waned, prices rose. He suggested that shifts in grain prices were a stand-in for shifts in climate. Large numbers of sunspots led to a ...


    By Axcess News

  • Opportunity green business conference showcases 25 innovative green business entrepreneurs

    The Opportunity Green Business Conference, the preeminent sustainability forum facilitating exchange of ideas and sustainable business solutions, brought together over 900 Fortune 500 business leaders and entrepreneurs from around the globe to showcase the most sought-after opportunities, profound innovations, technologies and trends accelerating the new green economy through an exchange of ideas ...

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