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Sep 12, 2016
Quaker Chemical Turns the Spotlight on Metalworking Fluids at IMTS
A series of presentations from Quaker Chemical at IMTS 2016 focus on metalworking fluids, and the key role they play in various industries, particularly the automotive market....
Sep 9, 2016
What to Expect from the 2016 IMTS
The International Manufacturing Technology Show is the largest manufacturing technology trade show, with a long history of featuring current and emerging technologies....
Aug 18, 2016
Ford Promises Fully Automated Vehicles by 2021
Ford is building up its Silicon Valley R&D team and investing in companies and partnerships to create the systems needed for affordable autonomous vehicles....
Aug 5, 2016
Feedback: Where Do Electric Vehicles Go From Here?
A NASA engineer shares his thoughts on our recent article about the future of electric vehicles....
Jul 28, 2016
An overview of different powder-metallurgy processes found at Metal Powder Industries Federation's site....
Jul 21, 2016
Supersonic Car Sets Sights on Land-Speed Record
Richard Noble’s Bloodhound project recently announced that its Bloodhound supersonic car (SCC) will attempt to break the land-speed record in October 2017....
Jul 21, 2016
Plug-In Vehicles Will Consume $10 Billion in Batteries by 2020
The market for batteries used in plug-in vehicles will climb to $10 billion in 2020, with electric vehicles (EVs) emerging as the drivetrain of choice......
Jul 19, 2016
Could Battery Swapping Ease Range Anxiety for EV Owners?
With electric vehicle (EV) sales climbing, people are starting to look at EVs as a viable driving option. Yet there are still concerns surrounding EVs......
Jul 7, 2016
How to Get the Best Rotary Latches
There are only three main components to a rotary latching system, but understanding each of them —and how they work together—is key to a successful latch....
Jun 29, 2016
Formula Electric – Using CFD to Gain 3 Seconds Per Lap
Read about a Formula Electric Belgium team’s process of aerodynamic shape selection and refinement detailed in this......
Jun 15, 2016
Reducing Component Weight for Automotive Applications
Government restrictions like CAFE standards are driving automakers to develop increasingly fuel-efficient vehicles. One way to do that is......
Jun 7, 2016
What’s the Difference Between Lug-centric and Hub-centric Wheels?
There are two commonly used ways to fasten wheels to a hub: lug-centric and hub-centric. Learn how to tell them apart....
May 26, 2016
Charged Up: Where Do Electric Vehicles Go from Here?
Will electric vehicles overtake the automotive industry?...
May 26, 2016
New Screws Cut Weight When Joining Parts and Sheets of Metals
It is said that for every 100 lb of weight removed from a vehicle, its mpg improves by an average of 1% to 2%. This is critical......
May 17, 2016
What Are the Differences Between Sprung and Unsprung Weight?
“Sprung” and “unsprung weight” are terms that are applied usually to automotive and truck suspension, though they are also applicable......
Apr 13, 2016
Engineering Principles Kids Are Exploring at the USA Science Fair (.PDF Download)
This handout, written for the USA Science Fair, is designed to help students (young and old) see the basic engineering principles of things they use, play with, drive, or enjoy in their daily lives....
Mar 30, 2016
The NY International Auto Show 2016 Highlights (Part 2)
The show has been held annually since 1900 and this year is highlighting many alternative energy vehicles.
Mar 30, 2016
The NY International Auto Show 2016 Highlights (Part 1)
Check out new designs, features, and hybrid/electric concepts that are on display at the 2016 NY Auto Show.
Mar 7, 2016
Pressure Mapping: Gaining Competitive Edge in the Automotive Industry
Learn how pressure mapping technology helps automotive design engineers and researchers improve......
Mar 2, 2016
The Difference Between Car Engines
Will the electric motor be the end of the internal combustion engine?...
Jan 27, 2016
Buick: King of the Concept Vehicle
Concept vehicles let carmakers show off new engineering tricks and technologies, as well as potential style and color trends without committing to actually manufacturing the car....
Jan 13, 2016
Concept Cars from the 2016 Detroit Auto Show
Take a sneak peek at tomorrow’s automotive features.
Dec 29, 2015
5 Myths about All-Season and Winter Tires
Tires might arguably be the most important components on a vehicle. They’re responsible, at least partially, for making vehicles move, stop, and steer......
Nov 13, 2015
LEVITEX REVOLUTIONIZES ENGINE SEALS
The European Union has set the goal of reducing overall CO2 emissions for newly registered cars to 95 g of CO2/km by the year 2020. Among other things, frictional losses in the...
Nov 12, 2015
Adhesive Product Trends for Medical, Automotive Industries
By improving quality of life for both a car and driver, adhesives make the best of a sticky application....
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