Nostalgia and sustainability come together in the Aston Martin Works 60th Anniversary Limited Edition Vanquish, which uses recycled pistons in the interior.
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Toyota’s Lexus LFA supercar program is over – but the lessons Toyota learned from building the light weight, ultra-fast exotics are going to carry forward into the future of Toyota’s mainstream cars, if the latest reports are to be believed. Over the years, several companies have justified spending serious money on supercars and motorsports by […]
Weight is the enemy of fuel economy, and over the past 20 years cars have gotten heavier and heavier. Consumers, as well as the government, are to blame, as we demand more safety features and infotainment out of our cars. Add that to all the sheet metal necessary to skin a car, engines, transmissions and […]
Canadian engineering firm Motive has announced that its new Kestrel will feature lightweight composite body panels made primarily of hemp. So, forget bio-fuels for now – this post is all about Motive’s innovative use of bio-composites to deliver strong, lightweight, recyclable cars and put the Canadian auto industry at the leading edge of sustainable automotive […]
[social_buttons] Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed battery cells capable of charging in under a minute, an astonishing 100 times faster than a regular rechargable battery. The breakthrough could revolutionize electric car battery technology and pave the way for ultra-fast charging electric vehicles in as little as two years. The discovery […]