Ferrari 488 GTO: Leaked Specifications

The Ferrari 488 GTB is due to be revealed this year as the brand’s most hardcore, track-focused model – and new leaked specifications appear to show it’ll use a 700bhp engine derived from motorsport. Images posted onto Ferrari Photo Page appear to show internal slides of the car, where there’s mention of a 10% lighter … Read more

Analysis Of The Strategic Branding Decision And Positioning Of Mercedes-Benz

Introduction This article analyses the strategic branding decision and positioning of Mercedes-Benz. A well positioned brand for any fine engineered product is likely to receive positive sales response while the bad ones just the opposite. Brand Management Concept by (Keller K. , 2008), highlights that “Good brand positioning helps to guide marketing strategy by clarifying … Read more

Aluminum alloy in automotive

Theon going demand for more fuel-efficient vehicles to reduce energy consumption and air pollution is a challenge for the automotive industry. Aluminum has been an increasing interest in automotive applications due to the general need in weight saving for further reduction in fuel consumption in recent years. Especially sheet applications for lightweight structural arts and … Read more

Hybrid Cars: The Future Of Air Pollution Control

The current vehicles that are powered by gasoline pollute, but as technologies improve and the human way of life changes alternatively powered vehicles enter the automotive industry. These vehicles developed to achieve better gas mileage and to help slow the production of the gasses that cause Global Warming. The hybrid vehicle is one of the … Read more

Chlorofluorocarbons Essay

Chloroflourocarbons were discovered in the 1920’s by Thomas Midgley, an organic chemist at General Motors Corporation. He was looking for inert, non- toxic, non-flammable compounds with low boiling points that could be used as refrigerants. He found what he was looking for in the form of two compounds: dichlorodifluoromethane (CFC-12) and trichloromonoflouromethane (CFC-11). In both … Read more

The Corvette From Beginning To Future

The corvette was first introduced in January 1953. To experiment with the car, they only made 300 cars, which were all made by hand and powered by a 235-cubic-inch 6-cylinder engine. The corvette was designed to show the world that General Motors could make a sports car that was a stylish two seater. All 1953 … Read more

Completely trashing a car

Completely trashing a car is a difficult process, and very hard to do right. The goal is NOT to make your vehicle an undriveable wreck, but to give your vehicle character in a sea of bland automobiles. Done right, your favorite car will have plenty of distinguishing characteristics, be fun to drive, and the envy … Read more

Automotive Body Repairer

Auto body repairers Are highly skilled craftspeople who repair damaged automobile and truck bodies, restores body metal to the original contours, and replaces non-repairable body parts. I chose automotive body repairer for my report because I like to deal with cars and I enjoy performing hands-on activities. I like the hands-on and mechanical operation of … Read more

Automobile Pollution

Automobiles can cause many different kinds of pollution in the environment. Air, health and groundwater pollution are of the most common. The reasons for these problems can be contributed to exhaust systems and light switches that are standard equipment on most cars today. Older and newer cars alike are equipped with a catalytic converter system. … Read more

Face Off: Rice vs Muscle

It is a warm summers day; the heat rises from the pavement as the roar of engines and smell of gasoline surround you. With a throaty growl the first car pulls up to the line on the drag strip in front of you. Its large V-8 pounds as it pulls up to the starting mark. … Read more

Internal Combustion Engines

Internal Combustion Engine, a heat engine in which the fuel is burned ( that is, united with oxygen ) within the confining space of the engine itself. This burning process releases large amounts of energy, which are transformed into work through the mechanism of the engine. This type of engine different from the steam engine, … Read more

Completely trashing a car

Completely trashing a car is a difficult process, and very hard to do right. The goal is NOT to make your vehicle an undriveable wreck, but to give your vehicle character in a sea of bland automobiles. Done right, your favorite car will have plenty of distinguishing characteristics, be fun to drive, and the envy … Read more

Alternative Fuels Essay

As humans continually exploit the earth for their own conveniences they become increasingly aware of the damage they cause. In the last 30 years the population has begun to notice just how serious the problem is and as a result great efforts have been put into amending the environment from our technological follies. Since the … Read more

U.S and Japan Car Industries

It is unfortunate that the U. S. chose to use automobiles as its wedge to open the alleged “closed” markets of Japan. One Japan-based managing executive of the Big Three has even admitted that they consider the Japanese automobile market to be open. Japan is not the island of protectionism in a sea of free … Read more

American Honda Motor Corporation

After investigating the U. S. market and getting positive feedback, Honda exported over 50,000 CR-Vs to the U. S. in 1997. The target markets for this sporty looking new CR-V were consumers between the ages of 23 – 34, referred to sometimes as generation X. At $20, 000 however, in comparison to its competitors who … Read more

Urban Transportation Alternative

Recently I went on an adventure around Europe and visited three major cities: Paris; Amsterdam; and Berlin. Throughout my travels I used many different forms of transport to get around including trains, buses, cars, ferries, and my own two feet. It was such a central theme to my adventure that I decided to research transportation … Read more

Traffic Control: The Need For Change

As the population of the United States dramatically increases and the number of vehicles on the nation’s roads and highways skyrockets, new methods of traffic control and organization have become necessary, by utilizing new methods of transportation or by revising the current system. In the past 15 years, the number of vehicles on American roads … Read more

Let Your Car Speak For You

What does your car say about you? The colors, size and type of car all reflect how people driving, vision others as a people. Bumper stickers are a way individuals show particular sides of who they are. Bumper stickers can range from humor, politics, sexual orientations, gender, or personal information, such as school , nationality … Read more

Sports Utility Vehicles

We see them everywhere these days, on the way to work, on the highways, parked in every driveway and hundreds of them by every shopping center. Sports utility vehicles have given a new meaning to the word car. When it comes to safety, SUV’s (sports utility vehicle) are by far the most dangerous vehicles on … Read more

Effects of Automobiles

Automobiles have become a big part of todays society. Whether it be a car or van, the modern American citizen probably cant go a day without using one. These machines are the main escorts for our daily travels from work to home. Most Americans depend on their vehicles to run well so that they can … Read more