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Why Aren't All Fuel Filler Doors All on the Same Side of Automobiles?

02/13/2018 by lyn
Drives most of us crazy when we rent cars. I know most new cars have that little arrow, thanks.
Views: 399, Comments: 49
Last comment 02/16/2018 by truth is not a compromise
 

Fat Boat

02/10/2018 by ronseto
After discovering enormous amounts of fat in the city's sewer system, a man in I think Holland is accumulating large amounts of fat to build a boat, b...
Views: 215, Comments: 6
Last comment 02/12/2018 by Calnet42
 

Remember the Doyle?

02/06/2018 by Doorman
Does anyone remember these guys? Lonny Doyle Adam Doyle These guys were working on a new ICE, the Doyle Rotary Engine. Looks like a stumbling block...
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Last comment 02/08/2018 by az native
 

A New Pickup Truck for 2019?

02/04/2018 by tonyhemet
Recently at the North American Auto Show, a Chinese manufacturer showcased several new models. GAC indicated they would begin selling a sedan ( saloon...
Views: 286, Comments: 5
Last comment 02/05/2018 by lyn
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

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Fast and Furious, Circa 1962: The Further Adventures of a Hot-Rodding Teen

02/15/2018 by dstrohl
The baby-blue 1940 Ford convertible with top down, engine straining, was doing 90 miles per hour. Wearing no seat belt and sweating, I suddenly imagin...
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The $5,000 Challenge, Valentine’s Day Edition

02/14/2018 by dstrohl
What is it that prompts automotive attraction? Why do some of us favor small cars over large cars, or station wagons over coupes, or four-doors over t...
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Last comment 02/15/2018 by IdeaSmith
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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!...
Views: 342, Comments: 9
Last comment 12/20/2017 by Del the cat

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...
Views: 689, Comments: 14
Last comment 06/01/2017 by MR. Guest

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
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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