Throughout its years-long push to develop autonomous vehicles, Ford has tested its self-driving technology along city streets in Pittsburgh, during blinding snowstorms in Michigan, and through blistering temperatures in Arizona. When it comes to testing the business models that Ford thinks self-driving cars will support, rather than the underlying technology…""
Even at age 79, Giorgetto Giugiaro is not done designing cars. In 2015, he and his son, Fabrizio, started a design and consulting firm, GFG Style (the initials stand for Giorgetto and Fabrizio Giugiaro), in Turin, Italy. The company’s biggest project to date was the China-sourced turbine-powered Techrules Ren supercar. For their newest design, however,…""
Automakers are making nearly continuous improvements to vehicle engines and structures by alloying their steels with an evolving list of special ingredients such as manganese, titanium, chromium, and nickel. But for electric cars, the essential recipe for making the physics work in electric motors and batteries can seem more than…""