This Beautiful Block Of Wood Is Where The Fiat 500 Came From

Sometimes the coolest stuff you find at auto shows isn't the new cars, but the crazy stuff automakers bring along and display next to them. Case in point over at the Fiat booth at the LA Auto Show: they have a giant wood buck used to build the original Fiat 500. Neat! » 11/20/14 9:00pm Yesterday 9:00pm

Your differential and µ - How traction works.

Gas engines, Diesel, hybrid, electric, lazers…they all need to get the power to the wheels and unless there is a motor for each wheel, you need a way to split the power between the two sides. You could simply apply a solid shaft, or drive a single wheel, but that doesn't actually work in the real world with corners… » 11/20/14 3:45pm Yesterday 3:45pm