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Mike Sweers and his team have developed a new midsize pickup that is meant to maintain its position as class-leading in the midsize category. That’s right: a Toyota is by far number-one in this space. And they’ve engineered the new one to keep that position.
Make no mistake: the smart fortwo is all new. But it is still a car designed and engineered for the urban environment.
You can let the future happen, or you can help shape it. When it comes to automotive technology, the people at Continental are pursuing the latter course in a massive way.
Chances are, when you think “autonomous vehicles,” you think along the lines of this: the Google car.
In case you’re wondering what Volkswagen has come up with to address the emissions issues with its 1.6-liter EA 189 diesel engines, at least for non-U.S. markets (this has been presented to the German Federal Motor Transport Authority, which has ratified the approach), here is the physical part of the fix: That’s a “flow straightener” or “flow transformer.” It is positioned directly in front of the air mass sensor.
Today, here in the United States, it is “Black Friday.” This has nothing to do with the horrible day two weeks ago in Paris.