The Ford F-Series is #1 in US automobile sales. And it seems that it’s not getting a plug anytime soon (though a hybrid version is in the works). But US fuel economy regulations are pushing for it to get more fuel efficient, and consumers would love that as well. One way Ford is improving its efficiency is through […]
Nissan has been on a quest to win Le Mans with a radically different race car the past few years, starting with Ben Bowlby’s DeltaWing concept. Then there was last year’s ZEOD RC, the predecessor to perhaps the most radical race car yet, the front-wheel drive GT-R LM NISMO. We’ve already heard why Nissan went […]
Lessons learned from the Volkswagen XL1 will be applied to the next-generation Volkswagen Golf, which is already being designed to the Euro5 standards.
In a recent comparison test by Car & Driver, the Tesla Model S was proven to have the lowest drag coefficient, beating out four aerodynamic competitors.
Automakers are all about aerodynamics these days, and some complain it’s ruining car design. I disagree, and the Stupidbaker land speed racer is my proof.
At the end of World War II, much of Europe’s industry was devastated and there wasn’t a lot of money to spend on cars, or gas. While people loved the reliability of the Volkswagen Beetle, it was painfully slow even back then. VW engineers then developed an all-aluminum, uber-aerodynamic Beetle concept called the V2 Sagitta that could go nearly 90 mph using the same 24 horsepower engine.
Motoczysz became the first electric motorcycle team to average over 100 MPH across the over 37 miles of roads on the Isle of Man, and they have a huge rear wing and other aerodynamic enhancements to thank for putting them over the century mark.
“Mad” Mike Hughes plans to fly a home made steam powered rocket over the Mojave Desert on November 25. If successful, his next goal is to fly high enough to take a photo proving the world is flat.
A truck driver has a few issues with the Tesla Semi. We invite your comments as well.
It was all Tesla, all the time this week in the news. If it wasn’t the Semi reveal, it was the J.B. Hunt truck order from Tesla, stories about Megachargers, or the return of the Roadster.
Audi has two autonomous electric car concepts at the Frankfurt auto show — Elaine, an update of the e-tron sportback last seen in Shanghai, and the Aicon, a full Level 5 self driving luxury machine for those who have it and want to flaunt it.
Our man Kyle Field takes the Hyundai Ioniq Electric out for a week long test drive. Here’s what he found out about the car.
BMW is bringing its MINI ELECTRIC CONCEPT to the Frankfurt auto show this year. Should we be excited?
Friday Flashback: this movie about the 1930s’ Chevy Streamliners (Film) is from an era when aerodynamics was more about looks than science.
The Tesla Model 3 again out-topped any other green transportation news story this week. The Model 3 is here! The Model 3 is here! Well, actually, the Tesla Model 3 production lines have just been fired up this week, which caused stock analysts to get their knickers in a knot. Some said the Tesla sky […]
Dutch start up Lightyear is working to develop solar powered cars. What does the name mean? Read on to find out.