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Thoughts with Families and Loved Ones Involved in Tuesday's Train Crash

02/11/2016 by PWSlack
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Tardy Tesla

02/04/2016 by Fredski
Tesla fans have waited for the Spring of 2016 with anticipation. Elon has had designs on kicking the big three in the shins with an electric car for t...
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Last comment 02/07/2016 by SolarEagle

VFD on Low Voltages

01/28/2016 by kannansiyer
I would like to use a standard VFD for a small EV to run a 3 phase induction motor. I am constrained to use 60V or 72V DC battery banks. I can design...
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Last comment 01/30/2016 by jmueller

Getting a Job as a Traffic Engineer (No Engineering Degree)

01/27/2016 by timjitsu
Hello everyone, First I guess Ill start off with some information about my background. I am currently working for my family business. We specialize i...
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Last comment 01/29/2016 by Brave Sir Robin
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Study Says Driverless Cars Should Be Required to Pass Licensing Exams

02/07/2016 by Jordan Perch
When they finally hit the road, autonomous cars are expected to be much safer than human-driven cars, but that won't occur before all regulatory conce...
Pathfinder Tags: driverless cars
Views: 161, Comments: 5
Last comment 02/09/2016 by Gwen.Stouthuysen

In-Car Infotainment System Voice Commands Distract Drivers, Study Shows

02/02/2016 by Jordan Perch
Voice commands in in-car infotainment systems are supposed to help make it easier for drivers to use these systems and avoid distractions, but there a...
Views: 116, Comments: 9
Last comment 02/02/2016 by Brave Sir Robin

General Motors Plans to Launch a Fleet of Autonomous Cars Along With a Ride-Sharing Program

01/28/2016 by Jordan Perch
General Motors is rarely mentioned when talking about the latest developments and advances in the autonomous driving technology, but it seems that the...
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

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Postwar-Styled Deuce Roadster Named America’s Most Beautiful Roadster

02/11/2016 by dstrohl
If there was any doubt that the vintage look has arrived in the modified-car world, one needs to look no further than the last few winners of the...
Pathfinder Tags: award classic auto restoration roadster
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Hemmings Find of the Day – 1982 Chevrolet Corvette Caballista

02/10/2016 by dstrohl
Some cars really speak for themselves, and some cars have a lot to say when it comes to speaking for themselves. Then there's this 1982 Chevrolet Co...
Pathfinder Tags: aftermarket classified corvette Stingray
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Last comment 02/11/2016 by Brave Sir Robin

Pontiac Trans Am 10th Anniversary Edition Sells for Record-Setting $187,000 at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

02/09/2016 by dstrohl
In 2011, a 1979 Pontiac Trans Am 10th Anniversary Edition with less than seven miles on the odometer raised eyebrows when it sold at auction for $...
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What the IoT Really Needs

01/13/2016 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
It's not really all that surprising that the Internet of Things is and will continue to be a boon for the microelectromechanical system (MEMS) and se...
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Is Uber vs. Lyft a Proxy War for the Auto Industry?

01/06/2016 by HUSH
The new year is shaping up to be a battleground for Uber, Lyft, and their respective auto partners. Despite the fact that I live in a spot without c...
Pathfinder Tags: auto industry automakers ride sharing Uber vs. Lyft
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Could "Swarm Intelligence" Control Future Highways?

12/19/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Building an Internet of Cars requires information - lots of it. Road gradients, curve radii, temporary speed limits, and lane changes due to construc...
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Japan May Change Signage Ahead of 2020 Olympics

02/05/2016 posted in The Engineer's Notebook
by Jonathan Fuller
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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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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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...