TROY, MI – As the auto industry develops new technologies to boost fuel economy, dynamometer testing cells for evaluating emissions and fuel consumption are busier than ever. “All the dyno facilities in Detroit are full 24 hours a day,” J.E. “Ted” Robertson, chief technical officer for Magna International Inc., tells Ward’s. “They are working on turbocharging engines, hybrids – the whole gamut,” says Robertson, who also serves as Magna’s executive vice president-new product creation. ...
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