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Tesla Motors

07/27/2015 by ronseto
I watched a "How it's Made" TV program the other night about Tesla cars. I was impressed at how much robotics was being used to produce the cars. It w...
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Last comment 07/29/2015 by Wal
 

Tornado's New Ride

07/27/2015 by Fredski
https://d2pq0u4uni88oo.cloudfront.net/projects/1961604/video-560864-h264_high.mp4interesting stuff, seems late to the party but ya never know
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Last comment 07/28/2015 by Tornado
 

A Technology-Based Improvement To Road Safety

07/27/2015 by PWSlack
This initiative was created by Leo Burnett / Buenos Aires for Samsung's Argentinean corporate office to promote road safety. https://www.youtube.com/...
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Last comment 07/28/2015 by suresh sharma
 

Acceleration vs Mileage in Electric Cars

07/26/2015 by ronseto
Aggressive acceleration in an ICE car results in lower MPG. Does this also hold true in electric cars like the Tesla?
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Last comment 07/27/2015 by Johny451
 

Smooth Approach Orifice for Emissions Testing

07/21/2015 by Deguello2003
Can anyone help me find a used set of Smooth Approach Orifice that are in the 4000 cfm size range I am building a emissions testing tunnel. Thank Fred
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Last comment 07/22/2015 by Ed Watts
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MotorBeat

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Chinese Tech Giant to Launch an Autonomous Vehicle by the End of This Year

07/27/2015 by Jordan Perch
As it turns out, automakers are not the only ones to be inspired by Google's driverless car project. Baidu, the Chinese web services company, recently...
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Jaguar Land Rover Developing a Pothole Alert System

07/20/2015 by Jordan Perch
Potholes are among the leading causes of car accidents and one of the most common road hazards, causing severe damage to vehicles and putting public s...
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Views: 129, Comments: 1
Last comment 07/23/2015 by tonyhemet

Ford to Share EV Patents With Competitors

07/06/2015 by Jordan Perch
Although Tesla Motors has only been around for a few years, it has done an amazing job of pushing the EV movement forward, introducing innovative batt...
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Automotive Technology

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IHS Introduces New PEV Index

07/27/2015 by joekroog
The sails of electric vehicles have caught a warm breeze. The accelerating growth of this segment from special tax incentives, stricter regulations,...
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Last comment 07/27/2015 by Rixter

Renewed Pursuit of the All-plastic Auto Engine

07/16/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Shaving 100 lbs or more from an auto engine, a great idea. The fastest way to cut that much weight? The all-plastic auto engine. Unfortunately tha...
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Last comment 07/20/2015 by SolarEagle

Nonpetroleum Transportion Fuels Gain Ground

06/26/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Over the past decade, the use of nonpetroleum transportation fuels has more than doubled in the U.S., from 4% to 8.5%. Petroleum still dominates, but...
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

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Prewar Motoring – Driving a 1935 La Salle Through D.C. Traffic

07/29/2015 by dstrohl
This past May, while driving up to New York City to visit my family, I made a detour to the Washington D.C. area to photograph this lovely 1935 La...
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Unsalted: Bonneville Speed Week Canceled for Second Year Straight

07/28/2015 by dstrohl
The day when we will no longer see sanctioned racing on the Bonneville Salt Flats may soon be at hand after the Southern California Timing Asso...
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Last comment 07/29/2015 by adreasler

The Softer Side of Bonneville: Why It’s Not Always a Good Idea to Drive on the Salt Flats

07/27/2015 by dstrohl
About four miles north of Interstate 80, not far from the Utah-Nevada border, the Bonneville Salt Flats stretch out from the end of a two-lane ac...
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Last comment 07/28/2015 by Del the cat
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It All Started with Johnnie: Random Facts About Tyres

06/24/2015 posted in Building & Design Blog
by Cygnet
The earliest tyres were bands of leather, then iron, (later steel), placed on wooden wheels, used on carts and wagons. Historically, the spelling wa...
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Last comment 07/03/2015 by Cygnet

Lightweighting Vehicles Using Aerospace Techniques

08/25/2014 posted in IHS ESDU Blog
by SavvyExacta
Metals producers are gearing up for increased sales based on Ford's decision to make an aluminum F-150 this year. (Read more.) Automakers are eager t...
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Flexible Honing for Ford Small Block Engines

12/04/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
by Brush Research
Small Block Ford Engines are V8 power-plants sold by aftermarket auto parts suppliers and by Ford Motor Company itself. Originally built at the Blue...
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Engine Cylinder Honing on Motorz TV

11/27/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
by Brush Research
Chris Duke, the host of Motorz TV, captured some great footage of flexible honing while filming "How to Complete the Rebuild of a Chevy V8 Small Bloc...

Flexible Honing for Niaskil Engine Cylinders

11/20/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
by Brush Research
Nikasil is an extremely hard material that's used to line the surfaces of engine components. Developed by MAHLE in 1967, the electrodeposited nickel...
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Valve Jobs in Classic Car Engines

11/05/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
by Brush Research
Leaded gasoline boosted engine compression, reduced knocking, and provided lubrication for valves and seats. An inexpensive octane booster, anti-kno...
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