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...
Gustaf Larson
Erik Gustaf Larson (8 July 1887 — 4 July 1968) was a Swedish automotive engineer and the co-founder of Volvo. He held a Master of Science (M. Sc.) degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Insti...
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Gary Prohm
Gary Prohm is a New Zealand former rugby league player and coach who represented his country, including in matches that counted towards the 1988 World Cup.
Prohm played in the Auckland Rugby Leagu...
Jo Bauer
Jo Bauer is the FIA Formula One Technical Delegate at Grand Prix races. Bauer's job is to assess all the cars at races to ensure that they are within the regulations and he has a team of FIA and local...
Calspan
Calspan Corporation is a science and technology company originally founded in 1943 as part of the Research Laboratory of the Curtiss-Wright Airplane Division at Buffalo, New York. Calspan consists of ...
Tractive force
As used in mechanical engineering, the term tractive force can either refer to the total traction a vehicle exerts on a surface, or the amount of the total traction that is parallel to the direction o...
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Ulrich Baretzky
Ulrich Baretzky is Audi Sport's Head of Engine Technology, amongst his achievements he has been credited with developing the V12, V10 and V6 TDI engine's, used in the Audi R10, Audi R15 and Audi R18 r...
Robert Choulet
Robert Choulet (born 28 February 1935) is a French aerodynamics engineer influential in race car dynamics.
A disciple of aerodynamics pioneer Charles Deutsch, Choulet worked for Deutsch's Société ...
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 ...
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...
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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Ossi Oikarinen
Ossi Oikarinen (born 3 May 1970) is a Finnish engineer who works in Formula One. Oikarinen began his Formula One career with Arrows in 1997 and continued in its employment until 2000. He worked at Toy...
Ossi Oikarinen - Wikipedia
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...
Mario Illien
Mario Illien is an engineer specialising in motorsport engine design and comes from Chur in the Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland. Despite living in a country in which motor racing was banned in 1955 ...
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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...
Wheelbase - Wikipedia
IAV
IAV GmbH (German: Ingenieurgesellschaft Auto und Verkehr, literal Engineer Society Automobil and Traffic), abbreviated to IAV, is an engineering company in the automotive industry, designing produ...