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Kia Rio Sputters for Several Seconds Every Time I Fill w/ Petrol

12/02/2017 by Mikerho
I bought a used Kia Rio a few months ago, and every time I fill the gas tank, when I start the engine back up, it acts like it wants to die (and will)...
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Last comment 12/13/2017 by PWSlack
 

Alstom Presents "Scalextric-like" Solution to Electric Road Transport

11/23/2017 by PWSlack
http://www.alstom.com/press-centre/2017/11/alstom-presents-aps-for-road-its-innovative-electric-road-solution/
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Last comment 11/27/2017 by Original_Macgyver
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

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Texas DMV Halts Revocation of Titles, Will Form Group to Study Dune Buggy Legality

12/14/2017 by dstrohl
After an extensive lobbying effort by dune buggy and kit car owners, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has put a halt to revoking dune buggy titl...
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Last comment 12/14/2017 by simonsd

The Corvair Sport Coupe That Never Was – the 1968 Molzon Corvair

12/13/2017 by dstrohl
In 1963, GM designer William “Bill” Molzon set out to build a car of his own, with some rather ambitious goals: It would accelerate faster...
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Maritime Technology

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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!...
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Last comment 12/14/2017 by HUSH

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...
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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...
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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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Rubber Truck Bumpers for Impact Resistance

10/07/2015 posted in Elasto Proxy's Sealing Solutions Blog
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- 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
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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

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