At last the 48 show

VOLTAGE is to electricity what pressure is to water: the more you have of it the more oomph you get. That is why electrical power lines work at high voltage. In the 1950s carmakers needed extra oomph of this sort to start the powerful high-compression engines then being introduced, so they increased the voltage of […]

Titanium for a chassis

We are getting used to carbon fibre body tubs in performance cars but making one out of titanium is new to me. http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/ariel-developing-titanium-chassis Maybe Ariel know about the Metalysis breakthrough, which could produce titanium for one-tenth of the present cost: http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21571847-exotic-useful-metals-such-tantalum-and-titanium-are-about-become-cheap