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BMW Innovation Intelligent Lightweight Construction

BMW Innovation Intelligent Lightweight Construction

How BMW is obsessed about weight. Reducing weight increases efficiency.   // // [Read More]

BMW Performance Parts

BMW Performance Parts

BMW Performance Parts explained by their designers. German, subtitles in English. // // [Read More]

Audi vehicle testing

Audi vehicle testing

What does it take for a car to become an Audi? It takes determination that knows no limits. It takes 2.5 million test km a year. Searing heat. Torrential rain. 300 km per hour wind. Salt. 100% humidity. An aging process that ads 12 years in just 19 weeks. All Audi models [Read More]

Inside Koenigsegg – Carbon Fiber Construction

Inside Koenigsegg – Carbon Fiber Construction

“Inside Koenigsegg provides for the first time, a look behind the scenes at Koenigsegg and examine how innovation within the highest echelon of sports car manufacturers will affect the broader automotive world. Company founder and principal, Christian Von Koenigsegg, [Read More]

Durability Testing Ford Ranger

Durability Testing Ford Ranger

Prototypes of the all-new Ranger have been running 24 hours a day and accumulating more than one million kilometres to ensure it is robust and tough as they come. The testing ensures the body, frame, suspension and powertrain can all cope with the harsh demands and [Read More]

How to reduce weight but not safety?

How to reduce weight but not safety?

The following video issued by BMW explains how some parts of the car are produced using the Water Cooled Press technique. This procedure allows for a considerable reduction in weight but whilst retaining the properties needed for a particular application. In the tool and [Read More]

Car chassis construction

Car chassis construction

Chassis have to be stiff enough so that they withstand the forces applied to them. This is point is really important in the suspension settings. If the chassis bends a little the car in not going to behave as expected (as linear) because the ride is being modified, in [Read More]

Passenger Car Layouts

Passenger Car Layouts

Normally car manufacturers tend to make their cars have an equal weight distribution for each wheel. This is because this is the overall best weight distribution. Makes the car both good at acceleration, braking and steering. However, if you want to achieve a purpose there [Read More]

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