Smoother dashboard typefaces might enhance driver safety: 'Humanist' lettering style is easier for driver, study says
Typeface aficionados perceive major differences among fonts that look broadly similar to the rest of us. Now an MIT study suggests that when it comes to the typefaces used on auto dashboards, such differences might not be ...
New UC Davis estimates say the federal government's Cash for Clunkers program is paying at least 10 times the "sticker price" to reduce emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide.
Guojun Liu has discovered a way to use nanotechnology to reduce friction in automobile engines and machines.
The OnStar automobile communication service used by 6 million Americans is changing its policies after privacy issues were raised over keeping former customers connected and collecting data on driving habits.
Can social media postings by consumers be a source of useful information about vehicle safety and performance defects for automobile manufacturers?
Internet radio Pandora announced expanded partnerships with automobile manufacturers on Tuesday and said it now has 100 million registered users.
Development of new rolling process for improving room-temperature formability of damping magnesium alloy sheets
Researchers from AIST have developed a new rolling process for improving room-temperature formability of a damping magnesium alloy (M1 alloy). In the new rolling process, while a conventional rolling machine is used, the ...
Although countries with high levels of economic development generally have more personal automobile travel than less-affluent nations, income is not the only factor that determines a nation's demand for cars, according to ...
For his semester project in mechanical engineering, Eliott Guenat studied the best way to recuperate waste heat from a car's engine. The challenge is figuring out how to incorporate the heat exchangers micro-turbomachines.