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smarter safer cars

10/24/2014 by Fredski
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-OR6NuDESk seems like all the manufactures have some version of this in the works
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Last comment 10/25/2014 by SolarEagle
 

How to Burn Stale RFG in a Carburated Car?

10/23/2014 by indianajo
RFG in Indiana goes stale in my car, then it won't start. I have a carburator that requires the "gas" to lift up out of the fuel bowl into the venturi...
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Last comment 10/25/2014 by SolarEagle
 

(Electric) Rotary Wing

10/23/2014 by rotate1953
Self rotating The Larger Wing is turned by Electric motors & props.Working on 2nd. r/c demonstrator.Hoping to Promote E.V. as Cockpit & Power...
Views: 146, Comments: 20
Last comment 10/24/2014 by phoenix911
 

Tesla Battery Swap Stations

10/22/2014 by Tom_Consulting
I'm really pleased to see Tesla doing this. I think it will prove to be a great way to get more EVs doing the same thing. If the EV manufacturers can...
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Last comment 10/24/2014 by Andy Germany
 

2001 Cavalier 2.2 Won't Start

10/21/2014 by butch1175
I have a 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2 liter fuel injection I check the wires going to the fuel pump and it was getting power and the pump was not kicki...
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Last comment 10/24/2014 by bob c
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

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Infamous 1971 Dodge Challenger to Take Part in Largest-Ever Display of Indy 500 Pace Cars

10/23/2014 by dstrohl
John Glenn had survived being shot into space, dozens of combat missions during World War II and the Korean War, and a career as a test pilot....
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Porsche Sport Driving School Celebrates 40 Years of Correcting Lift-Throttle Oversteer

10/22/2014 by dstrohl
After a successful career as a driver, one retirement option has long been the opening of a branded driving school. The formula has worked, in...
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Records are Meant to be Broken: 80.4 MPH on a Steam-Powered Motorcycle

10/21/2014 by dstrohl
Breaking land-speed records tends to be a fairly difficult proposition. The multitude of venues for doing so nowadays has opened up the opportu...
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Views: 237, Comments: 4
Last comment 10/22/2014 by Unredundant
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MotorBeat

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Can Steel Fend Off Aluminum's Assaults In the Battle for the Auto Industry?

10/17/2014 by Jordan Perch
Governments all over the world are imposing tougher emissions standards as an important step in the fight against global warming, forcing car manuf...
Pathfinder Tags: aluminum automotive industry production steel ...
Views: 211, Comments: 17
Last comment 10/22/2014 by truth is not a compromise

The Connected Car - The Next Battlefield for Automakers

10/10/2014 by Jordan Perch
By all means, in-vehicle connectivity and smart cars will make roads safer and ease congestion, as it will allow cars to talk to each other, rece...
Pathfinder Tags: Audi bmw connected car GM smart cars ...
Views: 106, Comments: 2
Last comment 10/13/2014 by IanR

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: 284, Comments: 20
Last comment 09/30/2014 by Unredundant
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Automotive Technology

156 blog entries, 2815 comments (1 Viewing)

VR's Wild and Wonderful World

10/26/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
If you think that virtual reality isn't a serious engineering tool but merely the stuff of video games, read this thorough report on how VR is chang...
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The Dawn of Active Suspensions?

10/15/2014 by HUSH
If you want to gauge the trickle down of technology from development to consumer availability, the automotive industry is a good test subject. Huge...
Pathfinder Tags: active automotive passive suspension
Views: 169, Comments: 5
Last comment 10/16/2014 by Anonymous Hero

Who Controls Your Car?

09/22/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Cars rely on computers to optimize performance, and these systems often reside on the same network that connects the vehicle to the Internet. This...
Views: 235, Comments: 1
Last comment 09/25/2014 by Noudge79
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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...
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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...
Pathfinder Tags: cylinder deglazing engine cylinders engine hones engine rebuilds Flex-Hone
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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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Last comment 11/24/2012 by ferd

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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