Mazda patent for active rear spoiler design

Mazda patents active rear spoiler design inspired by RX-Vision

Mazda certainly has been on a patent spree as of late. We've reported on Aston Martin-style doors and even a twin-turbo and electrically supercharged engine. Now, the Japanese automaker has filed to protect an active rear spoiler. While plenty of active rear spoilers are on the market, Mazda earned... read more

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Video: BMW cuts ribbon on new high-tech Aerodynamic Test Center

BMW is celebrating its Technology Day today, and as the central feature of the event, the carmaker is launching a new Aerodynamic Test Center (ATC), where future cars will be... read more June 22, 2009 by

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Toyota design chief gives insight into future lineup

Gauging the future of automotive design is a tough and tricky business. Anyone that's ventured through the winding courses of Disney's famed Autopia knows exactly how easy it... read more May 18, 2009 by

Aerodynamic breakthrough could improve efficiency

MIT aerodynamics breakthrough could improve efficiency, speed

A century-old problem in the physics of aerodynamics, known to scientists as fluid dynamics, has been solved by MIT scientists, both on paper and in the lab. The breakthrough... read more September 26, 2008 by


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