Changing gear is a necessary evil. Of course, for driving enthusiasts it can be a challenge and a pleasure, and in cars with automatic transmissions you can sit back and let the car do the work for you, but the downside with the shifting process is always the momentary pause in progress necessitated in order to move from one ratio to the next. Dual-clutch semi-auto transmissions do their best to avoid the break in torque by swapping cogs almost instantly with one clutch disengaging as another engages, but Ford thinks it has found the answer in regular automatic transmissions with what it...
Negative-Emissions Vehicle Concept From China's SAIC: A Plant On Wheels!
There is a major difference between cars and plants, and it's the driving factor behind the "green" trends in the automotive industry today. By nature, plants absorb carbon dioxide from the atomsphere, and release oxygen. This is good. This is how the ecosystem is supposed to work. Plants like...Peter Loeser
The Nurburgring: Automotive Hype?
Somewhere in the Midwestern part of Germany lays a fearsome race track called the Nurburgring, a place where almost every car manufacturer from around the world tests its new cars, mostly prototypes, to the limit. It’s safe to say that the Nordschleife part of the track is the benchmark in car...Herman Pelgrom
Bugatti Veyron Complete With F1 Numberplate Makes Debut
Capable of catapulting the driver to 62 mph from rest in less than three seconds, past 100 mph in 5.5 seconds and on to a top speed of 253 mph, this particular Bugatti Veyron has no close modern rivals in terms of price tags.Viknesh Vijayenthiran