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Runaway Truck Ramps - The Speed Killers
Runaway Truck Ramps - The Speed Killers

13 May 2010, 14:47 UTC / When people think of weapons and destruction, the first thing that comes to mind is usually a bullet, because, despite its neglectable mass, it has such a high kinetic energy (thanks to its travelin...

 
Volvo Crash Test Laboratory - Behind the Scenes
Volvo Crash Test Laboratory - Behind the Scenes

10 May 2010, 06:27 UTC / The majority of carmakers struggle for some years now to develop a variety of passive and active safety features that are meant to protect the vehicle occupants from injuries and even death and redu...

 
History of the Steering Wheel
History of the Steering Wheel

5 May 2010, 21:14 UTC / The steering wheel of a car is one of those instruments which we pretty much take for granted. We mean, who ever heard of a car with no steering wheel? When buying a new car for instance, we bring h...

 
The UNIMOG - From Agricultural Drop Top to Tuner Ride
The UNIMOG - From Agricultural Drop Top to Tuner Ride

30 Apr 2010, 10:04 UTC / The Unimog’s birth was a rather disturbing process. In 1944, Germany was on the pathway of becoming an agrarian country and the 1945 bombing didn’t do much to help the state’s indu...

 
Car Logos, History and Origins
Car Logos, History and Origins

20 Apr 2010, 15:07 UTC / As we all know, every single car company out there has its very unique history, mostly related to the way it managed to emerge from a tiny entity into a huge conglomerate that sells hundreds of thou...

 
BMW GS, 30 Years of Universal Use Motorcycles
BMW GS, 30 Years of Universal Use Motorcycles

10 Apr 2010, 00:11 UTC / Back in the 1980s, the motorcycling trend was on a clear track and few were the ones who dared to hope for a machine that could offer both off- and on-road practicability. Up to that point, customer...

 
The NUMMI Utopia
The NUMMI Utopia

7 Apr 2010, 15:16 UTC / One of the most undesirable news at the beginning of the year was the recent closure of the New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. (NUMMI) plant in Fremont, California. The result of last year's ...

 
Solar Porsches, Ferraris and Lamborghinis
Solar Porsches, Ferraris and Lamborghinis

30 Mar 2010, 13:40 UTC / Porsche, Ferrari and Lamborghini (enumerated in the rising order of their average vehicle’s number of cylinders) are the three supercar makers that first come to mind when one thinks about fas...

 
Exclusive Interview With Horacio Pagani - Passion Meets Engineering
Exclusive Interview With Horacio Pagani - Passion Meets Engineering

26 Mar 2010, 15:23 UTC / An Argentinean dreamer that emigrated to Italy in his youth, Horacio Pagani is now being regarded as one of the last remaining old-school builders of supercars. After spending some time in and aroun...

 
The Channel Tunnel - Traveling Under the Sea
The Channel Tunnel - Traveling Under the Sea

25 Mar 2010, 07:59 UTC / The quest of finding affordable means of transportation for both Britain and France began ever since the 1700s, with airlines, freights and automobiles dominating the market before 1994. However, wh...

 
High-Speed Trains, Steam 2.0
High-Speed Trains, Steam 2.0

22 Mar 2010, 08:35 UTC / Railways are the first means of public transportation and ever since the first train left the station, authorities around the world, together with companies and transportation departments, have stri...

 
Turbocharged Engines in Formula One
Turbocharged Engines in Formula One

16 Mar 2010, 16:00 UTC / We all know what Formula One cars are capable of nowadays, as there isn't a machine out there that can lap a circuit faster than an F1 single-seater. Obviously, we have to thank the engine supp...

 
Autostadt - Volkswagen's Car City
Autostadt - Volkswagen's Car City

11 Mar 2010, 17:26 UTC / Some ten years ago, Volkswagen made the decision to build an automobile themed park that would strengthen the ties between German carmaker Volkswagen and its customers and also to attract potential ...

 
When Classics Return – Hispano Suiza Interview
When Classics Return – Hispano Suiza Interview

9 Mar 2010, 14:47 UTC / If there are any pre-war classics fans out there, then you are probably already aware that a historical car brand has been recently revived (again) at the 2010 Geneva Auto Show. We say "again&q...

 
Segways – Living the Future
Segways – Living the Future

4 Mar 2010, 15:11 UTC / Traveling from point A to point B with minimum costs (which in our days basically means very low fuel consumption and reduced CO2 emissions) is the main priority for most automakers these days. In o...

 
The Geneva Motor Show, the Birthplace of New Cars for 105 Years
The Geneva Motor Show, the Birthplace of New Cars for 105 Years

22 Feb 2010, 18:51 UTC / The cameras are packed, the people are ready and planes are fueled. Less then two weeks from now, on March 4, 2010, the 80th edition of the international Geneva Motor Show will kick off, just as it ...

 
Robots, the Movie Industry's Version
Robots, the Movie Industry's Version

8 Feb 2010, 08:15 UTC / In the last couple of months, two car manufacturers presented their latest projects in the field of robotics, a field in which they don't usually perform their day-to-day activities. We are ta...

 
Ferrari 599 Hybrid - The Fallen Angel Jumpstarting Ego Eco Carpocalypse
Ferrari 599 Hybrid - The Fallen Angel Jumpstarting Ego Eco Carpocalypse

4 Feb 2010, 14:29 UTC / The Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano is not a fire-breathing devil as many have described it... but it will become one - in a bad way. The 599 came from above as an archangel. It can take human passengers un...

 
Bonneville Speedway - Home of the Land-Speed World Records
Bonneville Speedway - Home of the Land-Speed World Records

25 Jan 2010, 17:13 UTC / A point of interest for commercial producers and racing drivers only, the Bonneville Speedway has been the venue for numerous land speed records for nearly one century. The following description is ...

 
Garbage Trucks - Trash and Cash
Garbage Trucks - Trash and Cash

21 Jan 2010, 18:23 UTC / As you have gotten used to by know, we here at autoevolution write just about everything even remotely connected to the automotive world. That includes, at times, writing about some really unpleasan...