Articles about Carbon Fiber

Better fuel efficiency is just one of the possible benefits
Improved fuel efficiency and better driving dynamics are just two of the more prominent benefits of using carbon fiber when building cars. So, why isn't the material utilized more often? Simply because it's more expensive and more time-consuming to
Check out that wing
Good lord-look at the size of that rear wing. Looks like California-based tuner Sigala Designs was influenced by the Plymouth Superbird when dreaming up its widebody kit for the new Chevrolet Corvette. That is something else.Draw your eye away
The potential applications are extensive
Batteries-heavy, cumbersome, boring. Carbon fiber-light, sexy, futuristic. Now science has kind of combined the two and found that the material is capable of storing electricity. Research by Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden has shown carbon fiber can work as
That's one race-ready Bimmer
BMW has revealed a handful of proper factory-fit M Performance upgrades for its recently unveiled M2 Competition. Accept them all, and you can call yours a BMW M2 Competition-er. Or Competition-est.Because the new BMW M2 Competition is already
Watch 5 entertaining videos
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.A hydraulic press vs carbon fiber. Just how strong are the carbon fiber components in your vehicle? Not strong enough to take on a
Make your Ghost stand out
For those who can afford a Rolls-Royce, specifying a bespoke version is the way to go. While the chances of seeing another RR on the road are minimal, having a Rolls tailor-made to his personality is still important to the
Quieter and with less vibration
The other day, we reported that the upcoming all-new Ford GT received a whopping 6,506 orders in a span of just one month. Out of this number, only 500 lucky customers will be given the keys to the hot new
Improving fuel economy by 4.5%
Automotive manufacturers are already OCD about stripping weight from a car's chassis, body and interior by using exotic materials, but why not the engine itself? Obvious, isn't it? Well, Ford has had a go, and the results are not to
Dear Santa...we've been really good
The Mini is not what it used to be. While most people might still remember it as Mr. Bean's car of choice, we think it's obvious that the British vehicle's modern version has left its predecessor's cutesy image
Especially the Bare Naked Carbon Edition
For some guys who really love driving--and are sitting on large reserves of cash--an ordinary sports car just won't cut it. Mazda MX-5 or Toyota 86? Too pedestrian. BMW M3 or Porsche 911? Too predictable. Ferrari 458 or
Ford executive gives us a hint
The new Ford GT is expected to go on sale next year, in time for the 50th anniversary of the original GT40's 1-2-3 victory at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. The new GT ditches the previous model'
1st in the automotive industry
Lamborghini's expertise in the development and manufacture of carbon fiber has earned for the Italian carmaker a certification from German safety validation organization TUV.The certification, which is reportedly the first in the automotive industry, recognizes Lamborghini's technological leadership in
Dubbed Project Newspec
Lamborghini, an expert in utilizing carbon-fiber technology in the automotive industry, has joined 12 other global companies in launching a project that "aims to produce advanced carbon fiber through very promising, low-cost and sustainable precursors, with relevant benefits to environmental
Unidentified European carmaker first to use material
Carbon-fiber composites used to only come in one color: black. The only way to color them was to paint them over. Now, Prodrive--the motorsport company that provided technical support for Subaru\'s foray into the World Rally Championship years ago--
How soon will we see it in production cars?
Creating carbon-fiber components for automobiles is an exacting and time-consuming process. Hence, their expensive price tags. Ford, however, is developing a system that makes carbon fiber easier to produce: It could even be deployed on a production line. The American
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