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01/04/2018 by ronseto
What is the most cost effective transportation mode for transporting people and materials? We have automobiles, trucks, trains, airplanes and ships th...
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Last comment 01/19/2018 by truth is not a compromise
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

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A Boy’s Dream: Experiencing GM’s Motorama in Person

01/11/2018 by dstrohl
I couldn’t believe my good luck. A junior-high friend invited me to join him and his father on a journey into New York City to see the 1956 Gen...
Views: 164, Comments: 1
Last comment 01/12/2018 by phoenix911

On the Donner Pass, the Lincoln Highway Once Forced Motorists Through an Active Train Tunnel

01/10/2018 by dstrohl
While the threat of having your fellow traveler cannibalize you had more or less passed for motorists crossing the Donner Pass in California, they had...
Views: 272, Comments: 4
Last comment 01/17/2018 by PWSlack
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Maritime Technology

6 blog entries, 65 comments (0 Viewing)

The Sailboat Diaries: A Leak Fixed and a Keel Leashed

12/13/2017 by HUSH
Blogger’s note: Documenting all the restoration work for The Sailboat Diaries has been about the only project slower than the boat work itself!...
Views: 317, Comments: 9
Last comment 12/20/2017 by Del the cat

The Sailboat Diaries: Color Change

10/24/2017 by HUSH
Several times I’ve read that novice boaters shouldn’t bother with cosmetic fixes to their boat. Inexperienced boaters are likely to cause...
Views: 402, Comments: 16
Last comment 10/31/2017 by James Stewart
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Automotive Technology

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NYC Orders Solar Powered EV Charging Stations

06/28/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Envision Solar International says it received a $2.14 million order from New York City for 32 of its EV ARC portable vehicle charging stations. The ch...
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Automotive Use Drives Li-ion Demand Growth, Report Says

06/22/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The market for lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries was 87 GWh in 2016, a tenfold increase from a decade earlier. Automotive uses absorbed almost 50% of tha...
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Last comment 06/24/2017 by Rixter
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California Drivers Are Saying Goodbye to Botts' Dots

05/26/2017 posted in The Engineer's Notebook
by Hannes
Many drivers in California are mourning their state transportation department's (Caltrans) decision to phase out Botts’ dots on the state's road...
Views: 665, Comments: 14
Last comment 06/01/2017 by MR. Guest

Japan May Change Signage Ahead of 2020 Olympics

02/05/2016 posted in The Engineer's Notebook
by Hannes
Roads and maps have interested me for some time now. There's something about driving a route that was traveled by countless predecessors for hundred...
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Last comment 02/09/2016 by Doorman

Rubber Truck Bumpers for Impact Resistance

10/07/2015 posted in Elasto Proxy's Sealing Solutions Blog
by Doug Sharpe
- Rubber truck bumpers help keep trucks and trailers on the road instead of in the shop. Learn how these impact-resistant bumpers meet ASTM standar...
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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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Lightweighting Vehicles Using Aerospace Techniques

08/25/2014 posted in IHS ESDU Blog
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