I was always a fan of the Lotus Esprit, especially the later series that had been reworked by Peter Stevens. I count myself fortunate to have been able to work with Lotus engineers at the beginning of my career on the ABS for the M100 Elan and the X180R Esprit and would love to someday drive one again. It was certainly a flawed car as Roger Becker explained to me in some detail as I rode shotgun with him around the Milford proving ground but it had character.
New Racing Center Completes General Motors Powertrain Engineering Consolidation
GM Powertrain Performance and Racing Center (image credit: General Motors) A decade ago, General Motors had powertrain engineering and development facilities scattered at locations all over southeast Michigan. The automaker also had a big chunk of property in Pontiac, Mich. that was formerly home to the eponymous GM car brand. Nearly […]
Believe it or not, Panoz is still pressing ahead with the unique #Deltawing concept and actually making progress. The DWC13 turned the fastest lap so far in the final practice session for the 24 Hours of Daytona today and has consistently run strong all week. If the team can keep it running for 24 hours it may have a serious shot at its first victory.
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General Motors…A Car Sharing Maven?
By Sam Abuelsamid Over the past several decades, Detroit-based automakers have rightly been accused of regularly burying their heads in the sand and ignoring changes in the marketplace that would upend their business. The latest announcement from General Motors (GM) shows that is no longer the case, as the biggest American automaker […]
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Fiat Chrysler Move Away From Cars May Pave The Way To The Future
Fiat Chrysler will end production of the Chrysler 200 and Dodge Dart sedans in 2017 to allow for more truck and SUV production (photo credit: Sam Abuelsamid) While announcing its 2015 full-year financial results this week, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles also revealed some important changes to its 2014-2018 product plan that provide […]