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Feature Article: Spotting Road Ragers: Look for Rice
If you've ever wondered how to spot a road rager and their aggressive tailgating and sudden swerving of lanes while gesticulating in the cabin don't give it away then the next best thing is to look for tacky accoutrements. Social psychologist William Szlemko of the Colorado State University has concluded that motorists with bumper stickers window decals vanity license plates and other such "territorial markers" tend to get more incensed behind the wheel and are more likely to express it. His study also shows that the sentiments on the stickers don't matter. You could be cruising around with a "Free... continue reading
F1: Renault Outlines Turbo V6 'Power Unit' For 2014 SeasonFRI, 24 JAN, 2014
Renault has outlined some of the technology fans can expect to see during this year’s Formula 1 World Driver’s Championship.
The Week That Was: HSV Gen-F Announced, Roads Campaign LaunchesSAT, 27 APR, 2013
HSV Gen-F Announced, May Debut Confirmed Australian Motoring Clubs Launch 'Demand Better Roads' Campaign Audi Australia ...
Volvo KERS Project Promises Huge Fuel Savings, Big Power Boost: VideoFRI, 26 APR, 2013
Volvo has revealed details of a new Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) that promises significant fuel savings and big power from small engine...
Ferrari Previews Enzo Successor's HY-KERS Technology: VideoTUE, 24 APR, 2012
Ferrari has demonstrated the HY-KERS hybrid system expected to enhance its Enzo replacement, due for a private unveiling later this year. T...
Audi Reveals KERS Hybrid R18 e-tron Quattro Le Mans RacerTHU, 1 MAR, 2012
Audi has pressed ahead with the development of a range of new racing technologies for the 2012 endurance campaign, introducing the Audi R18 e-tr...
Mazda Gets Loopy With New Capacitor-Based KERSFRI, 25 NOV, 2011
Mazda has laid claim to developing the first capacitor-based regenerative braking system for a passenger vehicle, dubbed i-ELOOP - intelligent E...
Volvo At Frankfurt: New Concept, New Engines, New PlatformTUE, 6 SEP, 2011
Engine downsizing has become the name of the game, and at next week's Frankfurt Motor Show, Volvo will reveal its new smaller diesel and pet...
2011 BMW M5 Revealed Further In Third Teaser VideoWED, 16 MAR, 2011
Drumming up anticipation for its new M car, BMW has released a third clip that shows the company's engineers describing the virtues of the n...
R35 Nissan GT-R Could Go Hybrid Or ElectricSAT, 19 JUN, 2010
Kazutoshi Mizuno, chief engineer of the R35 Nissan GT-R, said that the Japanese supercar will eventually ditch a petrol-drinking powerplant alto...
F1: Williams To Pursue KERS In 2010WED, 23 SEP, 2009
WILLIAMS F1 IS SET to again come into conflict with the Formula One Teams’ Association after announcing it will use KERS (Kinetic Energy Recover...