|FUEL OF THE FUTURE: RESEARCH FACILITY IN DRESDEN PRODUCES FIRST BATCH OF AUDI E-DIESEL|
|◾The verdict: pilot plant produces high-quality diesel fuel
◾No need for mineral oil: e-diesel made from water, CO2 and green power
◾Minister Wanka: 'Synthetic diesel using CO2 is a huge success'
April 21, 2015 | INGOLSTADT, Germany -- Audi has taken another big step in the development of new, CO2-neutral fuels: A pilot plant in Dresden has started production of the synthetic fuel Audi e-diesel.
After a commissioning phase of just four months, the research facility in Dresden sta...[Read more...]|
|FORD ENGINEERS DESIGNED THE ALL-NEW F-150 TO RESIST FADING, DAMAGE AND GLARE FROM THE SUN|
|◾Ford specially developed parts and extensively tested the 2015 Ford F-150 to resist fading and damage from harsh sunlight
◾F-150 interior designed with brims and brows to minimize glare and shield gauges in the instrument panel while adding lighting to see recessed items
◾Advanced computer modeling and testing in Ford's Lighting Lab helped ensure sunlight reflecting off interior surfaces will not wash out gauge and screen displays
Sunlight takes a toll on a vehicle, much like it does your ...[Read more...]|
|ROCKERBOX MOTOFEST MOVES TO ROAD AMERICA DURING AHRMA VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE CLASSIC WEEKEND|
|ELKHART LAKE, Wis., February 13, 2014 -- Wisconsin's premier motorcycle show, The Rockerbox Motofest, featuring an eclectic mix of Euro, Japanese and American vintage café racers, choppers, sport bikes, racing machines, super motos, scooters, and sidecars is making an official move for the future. Instead of its usual Milwaukee home, the event is making the trek 60 miles North to America's National Park of Speed as part of Road America's American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association (AHRMA) ...[Read more...]|
|Auctions America Continues Successful 2013 Season with its Annual Fall Carlisle Sale|
|• Auctions America rounds out its 2013 auction season in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, October 3-4
• Two-day Fall Carlisle sale, held in conjunction with the Carlisle Events Collector Car Swap Meet & Corral, features a diverse roster of 300 classics, exotics, muscle cars, hot rods, and customs
• Auction highlights include a desirable 1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/435 Roadster, a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 RS Sport Coupe, and a 1960 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Roadster
• Full event details and a frequentl...[Read more...]|
|See Vintage Steam Cars at this year's Glenmoor Gathering|
|One of the highlighted features of the 2012 Gathering will be steam-powered automobiles. At the end of the 19th century, steam was king—and proven. It powered industrial machinery, ships and railroad locomotives. It was only natural that steam was used to power early automobiles. The most famous of these was the Stanley (shown above) but another well-known steam car was built in Cleveland—the White—and Locomobile began as a steam car.
In all, more than 200 vintage and classic American and E...[Read more...]|