Learning the ups and downs of the daily commute
As previously reported in this space, Metro Vancouver is in many ways an ideal location to own an electric vehicle (EV) in comparison to other ... are recharged thanks to the friction of applying the brakes and rolling downhill). So far I’ve only driven ...
Comparison of Road Resistance in Bicycle Tires
Photo Credit bicycle wheel image by jimcox40 from Fotolia.com Road resistance, more generally called rolling resistance, in bicycle tires is the friction generated as ... so to a certain degree, this comparison is moot. The ride may be more bumpy on ...
Automotive CFRP: The shape of things to come
Toward that end, one piece of low-hanging fruit is to reduce vehicle rolling resistance, the measure of friction ... CFRP is roughly 10 times more expensive to manufacture than aluminum and magnesium, and it’s even more costly than advanced high-strength ...
Schaeffler Experts Present at the CTi Innovative Automotive Transmissions, Hybrid and Electric Drives Symposium
During the conference, Modi will discuss Schaeffler's bearing solutions with low friction and weight optimization on Wednesday ... Giving an overview of the strengths and weaknesses of automatic, continuously variable and dual-clutch transmissions ...
2011 Infiniti M56 Road Test
Yet, as good as it was then, the G has evolved, built on its strengths, and finally when the second-generation 2007 Infiniti G35 Sport appeared, this car was able to nudge aside the mighty BMW 335i from the top spot in a comparison test of sport sedans.