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Automatic vs. Trickle Charger for Car

11/29/2015 by htesto
How do they differ?
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Last comment 12/01/2015 by spades

Fuel Efficiency

11/28/2015 by Bruce Gardner
What is the relationship between vehicle weight and fuel efficiency? As an example: a 4,000lb vehicle may get 30 mpg in highway use. If the weight wer...
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Last comment 11/30/2015 by SHOCKHISCAN

UK's Network Rail Organisation Begins Roll-out of Plastic Railway Sleepers/Ties

11/26/2015 by PWSlack
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Last comment 11/29/2015 by dj95401

What is This?

11/17/2015 by Fredski
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Last comment 11/19/2015 by Munster

Used Cars

11/16/2015 by Jonathan Fuller
I'm in the market for a new (used) vehicle next year, and I'm looking to go inexpensive. In general, am I better off buying a 10 year old car with 60,...
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Last comment 11/17/2015 by wayneelowe
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

1551 blog entries, 4062 comments (1 Viewing)

Tech 101: Preparing Your Vehicles and Summer Toys for Winter

11/30/2015 by dstrohl
Once again, as fall winds down towards the short days of winter and much colder temperatures, it is time to store away that classic or summer recr...
Pathfinder Tags: classic auto engine Motorcycle storage
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Auto Advertising Artist Art Fitzpatrick Dies at 96

11/26/2015 by dstrohl
Art Fitzpatrick, the renowned auto illustrator who formed half of the duo that cranked out some of the most recognizable and effective automotive...
Pathfinder Tags: Advertisement artist classic car
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Fire Destroys Cars at America’s Packard Museum Secondary Facility

11/25/2015 by dstrohl
We awoke this morning to the news that a facility in Harrison Township, Ohio, near Dayton, belonging to America's Packard Museum was lost to fire over...
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Last comment 11/26/2015 by SolarEagle
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General Motors to Spend $5 Billion to Develop New Models for Emerging Markets

11/18/2015 by Jordan Perch
Although General Motors has been seeing pretty good sales figures in North America and Western Europe lately, the U.S. automaker hasn't been too succe...
Views: 114, Comments: 3
Last comment 11/19/2015 by Brave Sir Robin

Repairing Ford's Aluminum F-150 Is More Expensive Than Steel-Bodied Cars, According to IIHS

11/18/2015 by Jordan Perch
Ford may have succeeded in its attempt to reduce the weight and improve the fuel efficiency of its F-150 pickup truck by opting to build its body almo...
Views: 252, Comments: 15
Last comment 11/24/2015 by SolarEagle

Average Age of Cars in the U.S. Reaches a Record High 11.5 Year

11/06/2015 by Jordan Perch
Over the past couple of years, millions of cars have been recalled due to all sorts of safety issues, indicating that the level of quality and reliabi...
Views: 278, Comments: 16
Last comment 11/11/2015 by ronseto
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Automotive Technology

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Automotive Headlights: What's Around the Corner?

11/14/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
The era of low-beam/high-beam automotive headlighting is dimming. Two lighting technologies, already on display in Europe, show the path forward. One...
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Last comment 11/15/2015 by HiTekRedNek

Self-drive Vehicle Programs Roll On

11/06/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
GM employees at the company's Warren Technical Center will soon gain an unusual perk:autonomous cab service. Using their smartphones, personnel at th...
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Auto Emissions: the Lab vs. the Real World

10/07/2015 by HUSH
Deservingly or not, Volkswagens have received some connotations over the years. Since VW delivered war machines to the Nazis in World War II, they'r...
Pathfinder Tags: diesel emissions VW
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Last comment 10/13/2015 by adreasler
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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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Last comment 07/03/2015 by Cygnet

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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