It’s no longer about linkages and structures alone. Advances in everything from shocks to steering: this is the place.
The engineers at Zenos Cars have combined recycled carbon fiber, drinking straws and aluminum to create a chassis for a low-volume sports car.
Mazda continues to move forward by providing a design for its already stylish midsize Mazda6 that takes what is normally found on show stands and puts it into driveways.
Just because it works hard doesn’t mean that it can’t be smooth, lighter and provide convenience.
They started with a refresh and then designed and engineered to an extent that it is well beyond what anyone would ordinarily expect. With an eight-speed transmission, there is nothing ordinary about the 2013 Ram 1500.
Mazda—as we’ve said in this space many times—is the mainstream manufacturer that has consistently had the best design for its products across the board.
While the drive to reduce emissions from cars and trucks is on-going, the automakers are faced with adding technology to vehicles that cost consumers money, but which can’t be appreciated the same way, say, LED headlamps or satellite radio can.
A couple weeks ago we mentioned that one of the places that Gearheads need to go at some point in their lives is the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. . .but not until December 2015, when the museum, which is undergoing massive refurbishment, reopens.