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GNSS/Sensor Hub Chip

Broadcom Corp.
San Jose, CA 95110

Sep 16, 2014 By integrating Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) chip and sensor hub into one chip, BCM4773 minimizes battery drain and adds intelligence to location technology on mobile devices. Architecture enables information from Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth Smart, GPS, and MEMS to be calculated on single SoC instead of application processor (AP), which promotes power conservation. Chip also enhances intelligence for context awareness by integrating GNSS and providing direct connection to Wi-Fi combo chip.

Fleet Management Software is designed for mobile platforms.

Fleet Management Software

Teletrac Corp.
Garden Grove, CA 92841

Apr 29, 2014 As element of Fleet Director® software platform, GPS Viewer is built in HTML5 and designed for fleet managers who want updates on location of vehicles and operators from smartphone or tablet. Fleet management capabilities are supplemented by supervisory features, such as real-time location tracking via Google Maps, while interactive map lets users zoom into live vehicle locations, routes, and customer sites. Also, interactive notification bar lets managers view log of all incoming alerts.

Flashing Dome LED Beacon Lights suit AC or DC applications.

Flashing Dome LED Beacon Lights

Patlite (USA) Corporation
Torrance, CA 90501

Apr 10, 2014 Offering IP23 protection and vibration resistance, Models XPE and XME provide brightly colored triple-flash sequence that illuminates at 110 flashes/min, making them suited for indoor mobile equipment. XPE model measures 162 mm dia x 203 mm tall and has high-impact, heat-resistant ABS resin body, while XME version, made of stainless steel with melamine baked finish, is 187 mm in dia x 239 mm tall. Typical current consumption ranges from 0.07 A for 230 Vac models to 0.42 A for 12 Vdc models.

Disconnecting All Wheel Drive

American Axle & Mfg. Inc. (AAM)
Detroit, MI 48212

Dec 27, 2013 EcoTrac™ minimizes effect of inertia and drag on vehicle's driveline system by disconnecting select rotating components from driveline when not needed (while in front-wheel drive). Specifically, system disconnects at power transfer unit (PTU) and rear drive module (RDM) to allow portions of driveline – PTU and RDM hypoid gear sets and associated bearings and driveshaft – to discontinue rotating. This enables all-wheel-drive functionality without decreasing fuel economy or adding to emissions.

Electric Scooters

Current Motor
Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Dec 18, 2013 Mini-fleet offering comprises four 100% electric, zero emissions Super Scooters docked to mobile, solar charging station. With top speed of 65+ mph, scooters offer operating range of 50 miles per charge. Mobile solar charging station, supporting communications and security options, fits in standard parking spot, can be anchored without trenching, and can fully charge 4 scooters via as many outlets in <6 hr. On-board 22 kW-hr battery can be fully recharged in 8 hr via solar panels.

Marine Charging Systems

Portsmouth, NH 03801

Dec 02, 2013 Meeting CEC efficiency requirements for battery chargers, ProNauticP Series combines digitally controlled and software-based power conversion with global energy management features. Units deliver wide-range AC input, PFC, and built-in conservation mode that automatically remove stress on fully charged battery. All employ power-on, self-start-up diagnostics with pass or fail status, as well as discreet warning indication to alert users of faulty wiring or adverse battery bank conditions.

Dual Fuel System

EcoDual, Inc.
Beaufort, SC 29902

Sep 25, 2013 MAX/SR™ v2.0 enables fleets comprised of heavy-duty, Class 8 trucks to reduce fuel costs by utilizing compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquefied natural gas (LNG). Precise control of natural gas and diesel fuel injection optimizes combustion and minimizes emissions, while integration of electrical and controls systems improves performance and durability. Along with natural gas substitution rates, features include tank mounting design that reduces installation time and truck weight.

LED Bollard Lights

Access Fixtures
Worcester, MA 01608

Aug 26, 2013 Using 7 W amber LEDs that are visible to humans, but not to turtles, LED Bollard Lights are suited for waterfront areas that are visible from beach, including private properties, condos, country clubs, and marinas. Units are available in round or square, with choice of standard reflector or type 5 glass. Housings are designed to withstand coastal climate conditions.

Inductive Sensors feature weld-resistant coating.

Inductive Sensors

Balluff, Inc.
Florence, KY 41042-0937

Aug 23, 2013 Constructed with one piece, stainless steel, round corner housing for abusive applications, Flatpack SteelFace™ Sensors feature 5 mm operating distance and can sense all metals. Weld slag resistant W51 coating makes them suited for welding and stamping applications. Sensors are also suitable for automotive and automated assembly industries, or any other heavy manufacturing areas where impact and abrasion are problematic.

Marine Buoy incorporates wave energy harvesting technology.

Marine Buoy

Electro Standards Laboratories
Cranston, RI 02921 3403

Jul 18, 2013 Featuring customized design, buoy system is scalable from 1–250 W and can be suited to moored or drifting applications. Design using JSR Micro/JM Energy's ULTIMO™ Lithium Ion Capacitor (LIC) for energy storage. ULTIMO's hybrid technology provides energy density of 12 Wh/kg or 20 Wh/L. While direct drive system provides power from differential motion between buoy float and submerged resistant plate, resonant drive system amplifies generator's armature motion at peak period of sea state.

Modular Gauge

Grand Junction, CO 81503 1900

Jun 28, 2013 Featuring 2 in. screen and 3-switch interface, C-COM 2G relays vital vehicle information such as speed, engine hours, engine oil PSI, engine temperature, and battery voltage, as well as fuel economy, predictive cruise control, and tire pressure. To comply with EPA standards, IP67-rated gauge can also monitor diesel exhaust fluid. Dead-fronted warning indicator, positioned directly above graphic display window, can be customized to flash red or amber when driver needs to be alerted to problems.

Customizable Truck

Volvo Penta Of The Americas, Inc.
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Jun 04, 2013 Available with 11 and 13 L engines as well as I-See system that can cut diesel consumption up to 5%, Volvo FM provides in-cab environment designed with driver in focus by offering ergonomic and safe workplace. Dynamic steering system provides directional stability on highway, and even heavily loaded truck retains its maneuverability at low speeds. Weight, axle configurations, chassis flexibility, and clarity of interfaces for bodybuilders allow truck to be tailored to job requirements.

Positioning System

GE Co.
Southfield, MI 48034

May 16, 2013 Dynamic Positioning system holds position with computer system that takes signals from range of sensors to sense environment, heading, position, and attitude and issues commands to thrusters and propellers. Equipped with adjustable, 26 in. touchscreen HMI that is equally visible in various lighting conditions, nautical instrument lets mariners focus on managing control of ship and its position, heading, and course without distraction of manipulating and controlling complex computer system.

Automotive Tires help fleet managers lower carbon footprint.

Automotive Tires

Yokohama Tire USA
Fullerton, CA 92831

Apr 04, 2013 Made with orange oil and silica, BluEarth AE01 eco tires promote fuel efficiency in small to medium cars. Orange oil replaces some petroleum content formerly in rubber while also keeping tire compound soft and flexible at micro level. Tires work just as well in cold and wet conditions when rubber traditionally hardens and starts to lose grip. Additional features include low rolling resistance and multitask shoulder grooves for even wear.

Global Positioning System targets professional truck drivers.

Global Positioning System

Rand Mcnally
Skokie, IL 60076

Mar 29, 2013 With Wi-Fi® connectivity, 5 in. IntelliRoute® TND™ 520 supports real-time data services. Traffic Everywhere, powered by INRIX®, helps professional drivers avoid costly delays with real-time and predictive analytics and will show what to expect before key junctions. GPS also displays current and forecasted weather information along route, as well as up-to-date fuel prices in real-time. Road network with truck navigation incorporates legal and physical restrictions including axle-count support.

Hybrid CNG SUV

ZAP Jonway
Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Mar 27, 2013 CN 380 uses HYBRID CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) engine that seamlessly lets driver utilize regular gasoline engine when CNG fuel is depleted. Also, vehicle automatically uses gasoline as fuel to run engine when in cold start state and warming up. CNG tank capacity is same as gasoline tank, and SUV comes in 1.6 or 2.0 L versions for manual transmission or 1.8 L version for both automatic as well as manual transmission.

Australian-Based Carbon Revolution Launches World's One-Piece Carbon Fiber Wheel in U.S. Market at SEMA Show

Carbon Revolution
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Nov 09, 2012 one-piece carbon fiber wheel
weight savings and all associated benefits
40%-50% lighter than OEM equivalents made from aluminum
exceeding OEM standards in laboratories and on testing tracks
horsepower and fuel efficiency gain
increased acceleration, braking, ride and handling, and steering improvements

architecture optimizes outstanding properties of continuous carbon fibers through complex range of operational loads seen on vehicles

, CR-9
designed with use of computational modeling techniques

each wheel is put through dimensional checking and full X-Ray CT scan before being coated with Aerospace coating system, resulting in high-grade automotive surface finish

coating additionally provides UV, damage, and water resistance.

sizes 19 x 8.5 (15.4 lb) and 19 x 12 (17.9 lb)
designed to mount directly on Porsche 911

compatible with factory tire pressure monitoring systems, accept factory center caps, and come with all required installation hardware

Solar-Powered Lighting Bollards feature operational intelligence.

Solar-Powered Lighting Bollards

Reliance Foundry Co. Ltd.
Surrey, BC V3S7G7  Canada

Oct 10, 2012 Used to guide pedestrian traffic and highlight landscapes, Solar-Powered Lighting Bollards integrate solar-powered lighting system from First Light Technologies and Energy Management System (EMS). Latter makes bollards intelligent and predictive, with self-learning capabilities that track and adapt to changes in weather patterns. Operating with mono-crystalline solar module, fixtures are composed of vandal- and damage-resistant polycarbonate and feature steel base and aluminum cap.

LED Bollard

Access Fixtures
Worcester, MA 01608

Sep 10, 2012 Housed in cast aluminum housing, LED bollards come standard in bronze, black, or white or custom-finished in hundreds of RAL colors. Bollard head features reflector designed to maximize LED performance and efficacy. With LG light engine mounted on top of bollard head, light from LED engine shines down and out - bouncing off cone reflector to maximize and evenly disperse output. LED bollard lights, AF33XBOFRLLF1X12U, work on 120, 208, 240, and 277 V.

Replacement Tire increases wet braking, fuel efficiency.

Replacement Tire

Continental Tire
Charlotte, NC 28273

Sep 04, 2012 Available in sizes from 15-18 in. wheel diameters with UTQG rating of 700 AA for H and V speed, PureContact(TM) all-season replacement tire incorporates EcoPlus Technology for optimized treadwear, fuel efficiency, and wet braking performance. Tire also features Tuned Performance Indicators: Dry, Wet, and Snow letters in tread indicate tire's optimal performance levels. Also included, Comfort Ride Technology absorbs vibrations caused by road surface irregularities.

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