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Honda Smacks Down General Motors

This is a story of not only determination but lots of hard work. It’s a reminder that individuals can sometimes make a big difference, even when up against major corporations. Here’s a story about how a brilliant engineer proved General Motors wrong. How it started In...

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Why Are Cars Still Designed with Clay?

Car designers still use clay to mockup cars. Most people find this somewhat surprising considering that stylists now have powerful computers and virtual reality at their fingertips. The car styling industry certainly does use computer tools but most still rely on the...

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The History of Power Seats

Nobody seems to gush about the power seats in their car. Powered car seats take, well, a back seat to flashier car features like high-powered engines, cloud-based infotainment systems and exotic wheel rims. Funny thing is, the ability to adjust your seating is a major...

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Fuel economy: the video game

Fuel economy is not a spectator sport. The kind of mileage you get is not dependent just on the kind of car you drive, it’s also affected by how you drive it. This involves things like your average speed, how hard you accelerate from stops and what kind of condition...

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