Introduction To Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Motivation and History

Dr. Thomas Bradley, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University. First of a series of lectures about Plug-in/Hybrid Electric Vehicles presented at the Professional Development STEM Workshop for middle and high school teachers in July 2012 about “Energy, the Environment and Transportation”. Video Rating: / 5

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Lamborghini: Manuals Are History, And Dual-Clutch Looks Like The Future

There’s no future for manual transmissions in the Lamborghini lineup. For enthusiasts who might have been out of the loop for some time, it may come as a big disappointment to learn that the old three-pedal setups have already been quietly phased out, with the last of the Gallardo and Murcielago models. But the truth is that nobody was… High Gear Media Network Feed

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2017 Audi TT RS, Honda History, Ford Focus RS Documentary: The Week In Reverse

2017 Audi TT RS, Honda History, Ford Focus RS Documentary: The Week In Reverse

We spotted the 2017 Audi TT RS; Honda detailed its history in an ad; and Ford released its first video episode on the Focus RS. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here on Motor Authority. Honda’s history is rich and spans a wide range, from snowblowers to Formula One engines, to cars and dirt bikes, it basically builds everything. To showcase the… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Honda Looks At Its History With Wonderful Stop-Motion Ad

Honda Looks At Its History With Wonderful Stop-Motion Ad

Honda has a rich and full history. The Japanese company produces everything from snowblowers to Formula One engines, and everything in between. We’re talking about dirt bikes, side-by-sides, cars, trucks, motorcycles, boat engines, and even an airplane and a freaking robot! To showcase this wide range of products, Honda has created an ad that… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Rolls-Royce Celebrates History Of Rugby With Special Wraith

Rolls-Royce Celebrates History Of Rugby With Special Wraith

Rolls-Royce doesn’t need a reason to celebrate. It’s been doing just that all year long with many iterations of its Wraith. The team at Rolls-Royce Bespoke, the automaker’s official personalization department, has been hard at work turning out new versions, with each aimed to honor things such as film, music, and fashion. Now the Rolls-Royce boys… High Gear Media Network Feed

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2015 Goodwood Revival: A Gallery Of Living History

2015 Goodwood Revival: A Gallery Of Living History

Imagine a magical place where Ferrari 250 GTOs race against Jaguar E-Types, where legendary drivers pilot vintage cars they’ve never driven before, where cars that belong in museums swap paint with equally valuable rivals, and, for a touch of class, where the vast majority of spectators dress in period garb. That place is a gearhead’s… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Koenigsegg Founder Tells The History Of His “Stupid Business Idea”

Koenigsegg Founder Tells The History Of His “Stupid Business Idea”

Earlier this year, Koenigsegg began an online forum where company CEO and founder Christian von Koenigsegg took questions from fans. The spirit of the series is akin to Reddit’s popular Ask Me Anything posts, and in the initial installment, we learned about the the genesis of the insane One:1, and why von Koenigsegg doesn’t care about top speed… High Gear Media Network Feed

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A Look Back At Alpina’s 50-Year History: Video

A Look Back At Alpina’s 50-Year History: Video

Alpina is still not widely known in the United States but for BMW diehards the brand is synonymous with performance, individuality and craftsmanship. Alpina was founded in 1965 as a tuner of BMW cars, making it older than BMW’s own M division, and today it’s regarded as a semi-official tuner to the German automaker, with BMW even… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Indian Scout Inspired Custom Series Pays Tribute To Indian History

Indian Scout Inspired Custom Series Pays Tribute To Indian History

Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced its Scout Inspired Custom Series; a chronology of the rich, century-long history of the Indian Scout motorcycle. Throughout 2015, Indian Motorcycle will unveil a series of custom Indian Scouts designed and crafted by some of America’s leading custom bike builders — each designed to celebrate an important Indian Scout milestone or achievement since its debut in 1920. Each of the custom Scouts will be accompanied by vignettes…

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