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Porsche Offers Special Manufacture Mods for the Taycan

Of course you need to get that Taycan modified by the people in Zuffenhausen

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2020 Ford GT: More Power!

Because 647 hp isn’t enough. . . .
#Ford #Carbon #HP

Vehicular Lightweighting: Path. Strategy. Endgame.

The automaker with the best solution for reducing weight will be the one with the clearest vision of the endgame and the strategy to get there.
#Dodge #BMW #Tesla

Lotus Offers Thriftier Evora

Well, that has to be put in a certain amount of context. . .
#Geely #Apple #HP

Can You Be a Rebel in a Maserati Quattroporte?

Well, if you are one of 225 people in North America, you can find out
#Maserati #Carbon

Research shows that long-fiber reinforced composites combine higher levels of stiffness, strength and toughness (or durability) in a single material compared to short-fiber composites. Plastics

Long carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastics may get increased use thanks to simulation capabilities.
#Toyota #Carbon #Autodesk

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Natural Fiber-Reinforced Composite Developed for Toyota EV Concept

Reduced weight is advantageous for EV application
#Toyota #Covestro

Alfa Brings Back an Up-to-Date GTA

The company is celebrating its 110th anniversary this year, and a smokin’ fast tribute car is part of the celebration
#AlfaRomeo #Carbon #HP

McLaren Hybrid Tests on the Space Shuttle Runway

Yes, if you’re going to test a car that goes 250 mph, odds are you want something straight and smooth to run it on
#McLaren #racing #HP

SGL to Supply BMW Hybrid with Carbon Fiber Battery Case

Supplier touts lightweighting and other benefits
#BMW #Carbon

Lambo Making Masks

Even super sports car manufacturers are in the fight against COVID-19
#Lamborghini #Carbon

Gumpert Readies Methanol Fuel Cell-Powered Supercar

The $455,000 Nathalie has a 500-mile range and can rocket from zero to 62 mph in 2.5 seconds
#Audi #HP #Carbon

Uniti One: Another Scandinavian EV

Uniti has announced that its city car, the Uniti One, is open for deposits. If you live in Sweden or the UK.
#Carbon

Electric Mustang Revealed! (No, Not That One)

Ford is going toward electric vehicles in a big way. And this is one that is really fast, to boot, although at this point, at least, it is just a concept
#Ford #HP #Brembo

The Koenigsegg Jesko Has An Amazing Engine

It is hard to believe that this is a vehicle in “serial” production with such extraordinary powertrain performance
#Carbon #HP #DSM

Lightening Up Through Topology Optimization

Products can be lighter and better through the application of topology optimization. However, they might look somewhat different. . .
#Ferrari #Carbon #HarleyDavidson

2020 Corvette Convertible: Clever Design and Engineering

Yes, the very first Corvette (1953) was a convertible. So why not the C8?
#Chevrolet #HP

Happy Birthday, Bentley

Bentley celebrates its centenary with a concept car
#BentleyMotors #Carbon #sustainability