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- 12/05/12--19:09: 1989 Speed Enforcement
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- 09/17/18--16:05: 1978: Turbochargers – simple but very efficient
To comply with the upcoming tightening U.S. EPA regulations on automobile exhaust emissions, automakers were working diligently on ways to reduce the toxic byproduct produced by the internal combustion engine. In this video we are shown the various ideas the Ford Motor Company had in order to achieve these controls. Eventually, by model year 1975 [&hellip
Automotive technology. Like everything in the Auto industry, this perpetually evolving circus began somewhere, sometime ago. Heads up display units, while still on the exclusive side of the optional equipment in today’s cars, were implemented in the late 80s primarily by General Motors and the Nissan Motor Company. HUD, reflected a digital display of [&hellip
It’s probably safe to presume that the majority of drivers have been pulled over at least once in their lives. Me, personally I can count on one hand the times the red and blue initiated a pull over to the side of the road, especially my first time. Law enforcement, and speed enforcement technology has [&hellip
A behind the scenes look at Ford’s experimental turbine trucks Few people know Ford experimented with turbine engines designed as possible replacement for diesel power in their large commercial trucks back in the early 1970s. This excellent vintage clip offers a behind the scenes look at the research and development of these uniquely engineered trucks [&hellip
Words by Jalopnik: What happens when your nation is going through an oil crisis, but you want to keep building big-ass land yachts? You just crush up some of America’s plentiful coal supply, and use that to move the barge down the road, I guess. Chrysler’s three decade-long turbine program tends to get all the [&hellip
One of the single most significant development in engine design has been the turbocharger, together with the limited return of its rival, the supercharger. The turbocharger principal is so simple as to surprise us that it was not adopted earlier. Patented in 1905 by a Swiss Engineer, Alfred Buchi, it was not commercially applied to [&hellip