he signal from volkswagen’s frankfurt motor show stand this year was clear - electric mobility is going to play a pivotal role in the german company’s future, but what’s become of traditional petrol and diesel engines? according to jürgen...Show More Summary
(City College of New York) Michel Ghosn, a civil engineering professor in the City College of New York's Grove School of Engineering, is the winner of the 2017 IASSAR Research Award. The award is presented every four years by the International Association on Structural Safety and Reliability at its quadrennial meeting.
Battery-powered buses could have killed off the internal combustion engine long ago, if only the company making them hadn't been run by swindlers
When the automobile came into its own, there wasn’t really a place for it. Roads had been reserved for foot traffic and horses for hundreds of years before the invention of the internal combustion engines. Pedestrian injuries were high until they were partitioned onto the sidewalk. Show More Summary
Ferrari has struck again. The Italian automaker's 3.9-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 has been named the 2017 International Engine of the Year, the second year in a row that it has received the prestigious title. The engine, referred to internally as the F154CB and found in the 488 GTB and 488 Spider, was recognized for its "explosive power" of 661...
he international engine of the year has been determined for 2017, with ferrari making it back-to-back crowns for the world’s best donk. like the 2016 result, the judges determined that the prancing horse’s 3.9 litre bi-turbo v8 petrol engine was better than all others with a score of 251 points. Show More Summary
As emissions standards get tighter, you might think International Engine of the Year would go to a clever compact powertrain, or an engine that mixes miserly fuel consumption with punchy performance. Turns out the panel of 58 automotive...Show More Summary
The Ferrari 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 engine has won the 2017 International Engine of Year award, holding onto the crown it captured in 2016. This year the Ferrari motor, used in the 488 supercar, edged out the 3.0-litre flat-six employed by the Porsche 911 range, as well the BMW i8’s petrol-electric drivetrain, the 2.5-litre turbocharged five-cylinder […]
Many top tech companies have notoriously long and complex hiring processes, and Lea Coligado, a 23-year-old software engineer at Google, is no stranger to them. Each year she was in school at Stanford, Coligado told Business Insider,...Show More Summary
(NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse) A project applying the science of epigenetics to demonstrate the health dangers of hookah smoke won a first-place Addiction Science Award at the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)--the world's largest science competition for high school students.
Dmitry Sazonov, 44, who worked for Susquehanna International Group for 13 years as a software engineer, was arrested in the lobby of Susquehanna’s New York offices on Wednesday by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Frankfurt is the real deal when it comes to trade events. Germany’s International Motor Show is the oldest and, frequently, the largest exhibition of new vehicles and automotive engineering on the planet. However, some important automakers are deciding not to bother with it this year. Show More Summary
Beginning with Deutsche Eisenbahn-Consulting GmbH (DE-Consult) and later under the name DB International, the experts of Deutsche Bahn have now been working worldwide for more than 50 years to find optimum solutions in the fields of infrastructure, m…
Windsor Star reports, “Even though it is still in the final bidding stage to find [a] contractor, the Gordie Howe International Bridge project has been named the winner of a 2017 Engineering Project of the Year award. The award was presented...Show More Summary
Flying cars have become something of a hot ticket item of late. In the past few years, companies like Terrafugia, Aeromobil and Moller International have all grabbed headlines with their particular designs. And soon enough, international transportation giant Uber could be joining the ranks of those looking to turn a popular staple of science fiction into science fact.
Validating your data requires asking the right questions and using the right data. Almost 10 years ago, I started as an intern on a data engineering team, working my way up to senior developer after working on dozens of projects andShow More Summary
Imagine a scenario, perhaps a few years from now, in which Canada decides to release thousands of mosquitoes genetically modified to fight the spread of a devastating mosquito-borne illness. While Canada has deemed these lab-made mosquitoes ethical, legal and safe for both humans and the environment, the US has not.… Read more...
By Nigel Topping, CEO of We Mean Business - Earlier this year I placed a bet: "By December 31 2029 one of the world's top ten car manufacturers in 2015 (Volkswagen, Toyota, Daimler, GM, Ford, Fiat Chrysler, Honda, Nissan, BMW, SAIC)Show More Summary
Germany’s Bundesrat, the legislative body of the federal states in the country, passed a resolution in a recent meeting calling upon the European Union to ban anything but zero-emissions vehicles on EU roads within the next 14 years. It has no legislative effect on its own, but hey, it’s what Germany wants. Read more...
Last week marked yet another Solar Power International. We sat down with Joe Song, Senior Director at Sol Systems, to discuss some of the Sol engineering team’s biggest takeaways from this year’s show. Module price declines continue, and they are here to stay.