Alternative Fuels

There is a lot of excitement about alternative fuels and here are three reasons why: Most alternative fuels are not derived from rapidly depleting fossil fuel resources Alternative fuels can help America become more energy independent Most alternative fuels create...

Cars Are Getting Both Faster & More Efficient

It wasn’t so long ago that the most powerful cars had horsepower ratings in the 375 to 400 HP range. Today, it’s hard to believe that horsepower ratings like this are actually pretty average. Last year, drivers searching for cars with 600+ horsepower on tap, an...

Eggshell Rubber

Of the several dozen materials that tire manufacturers use when making tires, there are three that are periodically subject to supply problems: natural rubber, synthetic rubber and carbon-black. Needless to say, this can really mess up things up when you are trying to...

A Heating & Air Conditioning Primer

Today, the heating and air-conditioning systems in our cars get taken for granted. We count on the heating system to keep us toasty in the winter months and the cool air from the air-conditioner to refresh us during the summer. Ever wonder how these systems work?...