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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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A Car That Runs on Pee

A team of researchers has developed a method of turning urine into electricity. Yes, you read that right, urine into electricity. Although not a great deal of power is being produced by this technology at the present time, the results are encouraging. Driving the...

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About Air Suspension Systems 

Air suspension systems are fantastic but the technology is pricey and complex. However, in the last decade or so, the systems have migrated to the world of lower cost transportation. Let’s take a closer look at air suspension systems! Early types of air suspensions ...

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