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A closer look at the many uses of batteries in the automobile, and what makes them tick
A look at the history, evolution, and inner workings of the seatbelt system.
A simple look at the inner workings of a hybrid car.
A close-up look at carbon fibre, and how it’s slowly shifting to the mainstream.
A closer look at how a small team in a Detroit neighbourhood builds one of the world’s most potent supercars.
Pssst… do you want to know about tires?
A closer look at the basics of what makes your ride ride the way it rides.
Everything you need to know about lighting systems.
Have you ever seen the inside of a transmission? Shafts, gears, cogs, passageways, pumps, bands, clutches and fluid lines are all packed into an incredibly small space, all working to turn the mechanical force generated by your ride’s engine into the miracle of forward momentum. As far as most folks are concerned, transmissions operate on…
Answering the call of shoppers after higher performance and reduced fuel consumption, more and more automakers are shifting to boosted small-displacement engines to deliver a high-performance, high-efficiency punch. Using a turbocharger or supercharger to ‘boost’ an engine’s power, thereby making a smaller engine perform like a larger one, is one of the oldest go-fast tricks…
A closer look at how Canada’s favourite driveline technology works.
Photos by Justin Pritchard, and Courtesy of the Manufacturers Brakes are one of the least glamorous yet most important parts of your ride. Acceleration, torque and horsepower might be the go-to figures touted when boasting about your ride, but ultimately it’s the brakes that keep all of the above in check. Nobody spouts stopping distance,…