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‘Reluctant’ Delivery

Nidec, UPS team up for new fuel cell delivery trucks Two companies that have spent the last decade reinventing themselves are teaming up for an extra-efficient delivery process. Nidec Motor Corp. is providing the switched reluctance motors for UPS’ new fuel cell delivery trucks. Motors of this variety, popularized by major manufacturers in recent years for […]

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Automate 2017

Robots so advanced, when they dance, they “do the human”  Who are we kidding…machines have already taken over. Any ‘human’ who attended Automate 2017 this week can vouch: the lines have never been more indistinct between virtual and actual, A.I. and H.I., intuition and cognition. The biennial conference, held this year at McCormick Place in […]

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Electric Engines, Generators Come to UPS

If ever there was a specific industry with a practical need for energy efficient motors, it’s this. Picture a UPS delivery truck- especially one on an urban route- and the volume of stopping and starting. This not only creates the obvious strain on engine and vehicle, but can have a negative environmental effect that adds […]

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