Automotive engineering
Modern automotive engineering, along with aerospace engineering and marine engineering, is a branch of automobile engineering, incorporating elements of mechanical, electrical, electronic, software an...
Porsche Left A Cheeky Message On The 911 GT3 Acura Bought To Develop The NSX
A note to any automakers benchmarking cars built by Porsche: They will find you, and they'll probably leave you goofy messages hidden somewhere in the car.
This Is The Centenario, Lamborghini's Next Ultra-Limited-Edition Hypercar
It's gone now, but Lamborghini briefly posted a video on YouTube this morning of its next ultra-limited-edition car, the Centenario — a 770-horsepower tribute to the 100th birthday of company...
Bugatti’s Chiron Will Conquer The World With A 290 Mph Top Speed, 2.2-Second Sprint To 60
Bugatti's Chiron will reportedly sprint to 60 mph in just 2.2 seconds and achieve a top speed of 290 mph, 20 mph faster than the current world record-holder. So far 130 customer orders out of 500 tota...
Elon Musk Just Announced 'Ludicrous Mode' For The Tesla Model S
Tesla CEO Elon Musk held a press conference on Friday. He announced the introduction of "Ludicrous Mode" for the high performance variant of the Model S. In Ludicrous Mode, Tesla claims the upgraded P...
Dunton Technical Centre
The Dunton Technical Centre (informally Ford Dunton or Dunton) is a major automotive research and development facility located in Dunton Wayletts, Laindon, Essex, United Kingdom owned and operated by ...
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Ford 8.8 axle
The Ford 8.8 is an automotive axle manufactured by Ford Motor Company at the Sterling Axle Plant in Sterling Heights, MI. It was first used in model year 1983 Ford trucks. The axle was developed to ...
Ride height
Ride height (also called ground clearance or simply clearance) is the amount of space between the base of an automobile tire and the underside of the chassis; or, more properly, to the shortest distan...
Vehicle dynamics
Vehicle dynamics refers to the dynamics of vehicles, here assumed to be ground vehicles. Vehicle dynamics is a part of engineering primarily based on classical mechanics.This article applies primarily...
John Judd
John Judd (born in Coventry in 1942) is a Formula One engineer from England. He is the boss of Engine Developments Ltd., manufacturers of Judd engines. He is also known for his partnership with tripl...
Modular vehicle
A modular vehicle is one in which substantial components of the vehicle are interchangeable. This modularity is intended to make repairs and maintenance easier, or to allow the vehicle to be reconfigu...
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Dana 44
The Dana/Spicer Model 44 is an automotive axle manufactured by Dana Corp. and is used extensively among automobile manufacturers and in the automotive aftermarket area as well. The Dana 44 was first...
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4-poster
A 4-poster or four poster automotive test system is specifically designed for the testing of vehicles (cars, trucks). These test systems consist of 4 hydraulic actuators on top of which the wheels of...
Body flex
Body flex is a lack of rigidity in a motor vehicle's chassis. It is often something to be avoided by car manufacturers as higher levels of body flex is a sign of structural weakness, and means that th...
Irwin Lachman
Irwin Lachman (born 1930) is a co-inventor of the catalytic converter.
Lachman was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1930 and grew up in Jersey Homesteads, New Jersey, and attended Upper Freehold Town...
Dana 80
The Dana/Spicer Model 80 is an automotive axle manufactured by Dana Corp. and has been used in OEM heavy duty applications by Chevrolet, Dodge, and Ford. It can be identified by its straight axle tube...
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Wheelbase
In both road and rail vehicles, the wheelbase is the distance between the centers of the front and rear wheels.
The wheelbase of a vehicle equals the distance between its front and rear wheels. A...
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Car Engineer of the Century
The Car Engineer of the Century was an international award given to the most influential car engineer of the twentieth century. The election process was overseen by the Global Automotive Elections Fo...
Center axle disconnect
A center axle disconnect system or CAD is an alternative to locking hubs. CAD systems are typically used in front drive axles on four wheel drive vehicles. A CAD system works by having an axle shaft...
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Automotive aerodynamics
Automotive aerodynamics is the study of the aerodynamics of road vehicles. Its main goals are reducing drag and wind noise, minimizing noise emission, and preventing undesired lift forces and other c...
Automotive aerodynamics - Wikipedia
Tim Goss
Tim Goss (Born 28 February 1963), is a British motor racing engineer, the current technical director of the McLaren Honda Formula One team.Goss graduated from Imperial College London, where he also co...