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...
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 ...
Swept path analysis
Swept Path Analysis is the calculation and analysis of the movement and path of different parts of a vehicle when that vehicle is undertaking a turning maneuver. At a basic level this includes calcula...
Dana 30
The Dana/Spicer Model 30 is an automotive axle manufactured by Dana Corp., has a history that dates back to the 1930s and can still be seen in Jeep front ends today. The Dana 30 has been manufactured...
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ISO 11898
ISO 11898 specifies physical and datalink layer (levels 1 and 2 of the ISO/OSI model) of serial communication technology called Controller Area Network that supports distributed real-time control and ...
The Machine That Changed the World (book)
The Machine That Changed the World is a book based on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's $5 million, five-year study on the future of the automobile, written by James P. Womack, Daniel T. Jon...
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 60
The Dana/Spicer Model 60 is an automotive axle manufactured by Dana Corp. and used in OEM "heavy duty" pickup applications by Chevrolet, Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep and Ford. Various construction companies ...
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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...
Dana 50
The Dana/Spicer Model 50 was an automotive axle manufactured by the Dana Corp. for 25 years and was used solely in OEM Ford applications. Dana 50's were made as front axles only. The Dana 50 has a ...
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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...
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...
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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Karl Rabe
Karl Rabe (29 October 1895, Pottendorf, Austria - 28 October 1968) was an automobile designer and was the Chief Designer at Porsche. He helped Ferdinand Porsche to develop the Porsche's transmissions...
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 ...
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