Apart from Ferrari, another European brand is well known for its prancing horse logo. From the cradle of Automobile known as Deutschland (Germany), Continental has been a successful brand in tyre manufacturing. Continental’s tyre test facility near Hannover turned 50 in the month of May. To mark the special occasion, they hosted what could be… Read More Continental’s Vision for Future
Since the time of its invention, the car has always been changing. It started as a 3 wheeler with a single cylinder petrol engine. But today it has developed to be one of the sophisticated machine on this planet. When the automobile was developed it was a completely a mechanical system. But today is it… Read More What Drives You ??
Most hybrid vehicles today are equipped with an IC engine and a rechargeable battery. Mechanisms were developed to try and recover Kinetic Energy which is otherwise wasted as heat or friction. The recovered energy is temporarily stored in a high density battery or a Flywheel. This energy is deployed when needed to propel the car… Read More KERS: A step closer to Fuel Efficient Cars !
Mercedes’ new in-line four- and six-cylinder petrol engines are the first to be engineered around a 48-volt architecture. They also share the same 500cc cylinder size and bore spacing with the new family of four- and six-pot diesels, allowing all these modular power units to be assembled down the same production line. In some iterations… Read More A New Heart
This time it’s from Dearborn Ford announced plans to build a fully autonomous vehicle within five years. The car will have no steering wheel, gas pedal or brake pedal, and it will be used for ride-sharing or ride hailing services. Ford made no mention of when the public will be able to buy such a… Read More Is ‘Driving Pleasure’ being on the verge of extinction?
For over a century, riding a bicycle has been a purely mechanical matter. With the advent of the eBike, the bicycle market has been completely redefined. It now serves as a precursor for the development of electric mobility and its acceptance by society. The eBike is today the most successful electrically powered vehicle in the… Read More The Future of Mobility
Ever driven any car without a power steering? One could probably develop their biceps and triceps doing the same. When I started driving, my dad let me practice with his old HM Ambassador, believe me I lost all my hopes in driving then. Eight years later recently I took a test drive of Renault Kwid… Read More Steer Quicker & Harder!!
Environmental consciousness is the latest buzzword among both consumers and industry. This has led to a new technologies being introduced in the automotive world, such as Hybrid vehicles. In addition, a number of avenues are being explored with respect to future technology, such as Hydrogen Fuel Cells. We start with the most popular ‘Eco-Friendly’ technology… Read More Unlocking Hybrids
Ever wondered how many different car are there in this world, well sometimes you do, especially when you want to buy one. Here in India there are about 20 top selling companies and each of these brands have at least 10 different cars. Forget about the modal variant you still are left with 200 options.… Read More Heart That Vroom
In theory, a high performance tyre isn’t much different from the tyre of an economy car. In reality, however, the tyres of sport cars are much more sophisticated Tyres are all black and round. This is an often-heard phrase used to refer to the apparent banality of tyres – treated, as they are, as a… Read More How Tyre is born