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over 200 MPG

09/19/2014 by Fredski
http://www.gizmag.com/renault-reveals-235-mpg-eolab-concept/33831/pictures#27
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Last comment 09/20/2014 by Brave Sir Robin
 

ELIO Motors

09/19/2014 by texasron
http://www.eliomotors.com/ I don't know about anybody else but I fell in love with this trike. I already put down 1K deposit for an early delivery. I...
Views: 102, Comments: 26
Last comment 09/20/2014 by Brave Sir Robin
 

Could The Postie Get A New Form Of Transport Soon?

09/17/2014 by PWSlack
http://home.bt.com/techgadgets/technews/the-postie-gets-a-new-form-of-transport-11363932797417
Views: 174, Comments: 12
Last comment 09/18/2014 by Andy Germany
 

Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later

09/12/2014 by Fredski
gas mileage has it.http://www.dailytech.com/Report+Cost+of+Aluminum+Vehicle+Repairs+Will+Hit+Body+Shops+Consumers+Hard/article34576.htm
Views: 225, Comments: 20
Last comment 09/16/2014 by Doorman
 

Startability and Gradeability of Electric Vehicles

09/12/2014 by jumpjack
How do I calculate maximum slope at which an electric vehicle of given power and torque can start (startability), and its maximum speeds at given slop...
Pathfinder Tags: electric vehicles ev gradeability performance startability
Views: 127, Comments: 8
Last comment 09/14/2014 by bob c
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MotorBeat

34 blog entries, 443 comments (1 Viewing)

Innovative Headlight Technology Aims to Improve Nighttime Driving Visibility

09/19/2014 by Jordan Perch
High beam headlights are a pretty common cause of accidents, blinding drivers of oncoming cars through the glare they create while driving at night...
Pathfinder Tags: car tech Carnegie Mellon University driver safety Headlight Technology
Views: 58, Comments: 6
Last comment 09/20/2014 by tommm

Nano-Supercapacitors Can Help Cut EV Batteries Charging Time

09/12/2014 by Jordan Perch
Since the recharging of an electric car is one of the biggest hurdles that's preventing a mass acceptance of these alternative fuel vehicles, devel...
Pathfinder Tags: battery charging electric cars EVs nano super-capacitors ...
Views: 121, Comments: 0

LG Chem Challenging Tesla With Its Own Long-Range Battery

09/05/2014 by Jordan Perch
Elon Musk has been saying repeatedly that his company's priority is the advancement of electric vehicle technology and the promotion of the global...
Pathfinder Tags: battery electric cars ev LG range ...
Views: 213, Comments: 3
Last comment 09/10/2014 by SolarEagle
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

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Cashing In: The Man in Black’s 1970 Rolls-Royce Heads to Auction

09/18/2014 by dstrohl
On the outside, Johnny Cash was a troubadour for the common man, his songs often painting a picture of blue-class struggles, with his all-black...
Pathfinder Tags: auction film cars Johnny Cash rolls-royce
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“This, officer, is not a truck. It is a housecar.” The Incomplete History of the Brooks Stevens Motorhomes

09/17/2014 by dstrohl
One of them participated in one of the first live television broadcasts. Some of them appear to have pioneered a front-wheel-drive system decades...
Pathfinder Tags: classic auto Concept motorhome RV
Views: 240, Comments: 0

1925 Ford Snow Flyer

09/16/2014 by dstrohl
The Ford Model T Snow Flyer is guaranteed to sleigh you! This one appeared in the January 1978 issue of Hemmings Motor News and was described as be...
Pathfinder Tags: Conversion Ford model t snowmobile
Views: 250, Comments: 0
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Automotive Technology

153 blog entries, 2809 comments (1 Viewing)

A Glimpse into the Rarefied World of Rare Cars

09/04/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
By the time you read about the cars featured in this story, high-rolling automobile enthusiasts from around the globe will have paid record pric...
Views: 215, Comments: 0

Reinventing the Wheel

08/20/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Two materials companies have teamed up with a German automaker to reinvent the wheel. Instead of metal, the new configuration will be a composite...
Views: 291, Comments: 5
Last comment 08/23/2014 by SolarEagle

Manufacturing Goes Virtual

07/24/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Ford's IntoSite pilot project takes manufacturing into the virtual world, eliminating much of the risk of innovation, enabling global collaboratio...
Views: 256, Comments: 0
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Motorz

44 blog entries, 71 comments (0 Viewing)

Work Truck Makeover (Season 6: Episode 2)

12/08/2013 by motorztv
In this 76th episode of Motorz, Chris takes a heavily used (and active) 2002 Chevy 1500 work truck from a local landscape maintenance company and perf...
Views: 575, Comments: 0
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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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Flexible Honing for Douglass Motorcycles

02/29/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
by Brush Research
Douglass motorcycles dominated dirt track racing during the 1920s, and thrilled speedway racers through the late 1950s. Built by two brothers, Willi...
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