Whether it is steel, aluminum, glass, plastic, magnesium , or something else, you’re going to find it in a car or truck and you’re going to find it here. Even wood. Really.
Honda has been racking up championships—Riders', Constructors' and Team—in MotoGP for years. And with the RC213V-S, it has created a lightweight bike based on a racing motorcycle that is street legal.
Carbon Revolution's carbon fiber wheels for the Mustang GT 350R are just the beginning for this Australian company. Aerospace, heavy trucks and family cars are next.
It doesn’t hurt that there is the highest-performance production engine GM has ever built under the carbon fiber hood, but lightweighting of the vehicle helps the Z06 go from 0 to 60 in less than three seconds.
When you’re looking for weight reductions, it is the little things that matter, too.
While many people bring out the Roundup to get rid of those vexing dandelions, the people at Continental Tire are finding that the weeds can serve as a source for rubber.
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.
Although the holiday season is meant to be a time of joy as we visit with family and friends, some of whom are distant and so require a road trip in order to see them, it is also the case that there can be considerable levels of stress and consequent ill-manners associated with said travel.