Cambridge Car Does 60-MPH with Silicon Solar Cell Skin
Pushing ever outward on the envelope of solar vehicle propulsion, the Eco Racing Team from Cambridge University will enter their "Endeavor" solar powered car in the Australian race from Darwin to Adelaide this October.
Kids Think Car Surfing or Ghost Riding is Cool: Neurosurgeons Disagree
Imitating popular video games and television shows, teens are engaging in a dangerous recreational activity known as car surfing or ghost riding. Serious injuries occur when these kids, standing on the roof, hood or trunk of a moving vehicle, accidentally fall off, as described in a July 2009 online article published by the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics.
Fuel Cell Car from Turkey Gets 1,412 MPG on Hydrogen
Having won third most fuel efficient vehicle in the 26th Shell Eco Marathon, students from Sakayara University in Turkey plan to compete in this year's Global Green Challenge with an improved version of their hydrogen powered vehicle named SAHIMO.
Anti-theft Device For Catalytic Converters Fits All Models
Ever since the economy set out on its journey of self-destruction, innovative thieves have diversified into a new activity: catalytic converter theft. Replacement cost for a converter for a big SUV can run $1000 - $2000, so it is a big temptation for unscrupulous used auto parts retailers to make a quick profit.