Which Great Inventor-Friend Employed Henry Ford?

In 1891, Henry Ford became an engineer with the Edison Illuminating Company. After his promotion to Chief Engineer in 1893, he had enough time and money to devote attention to his personal experiments on gasoline engines. These experiments culminated in 1896 with the completion of a self-propelled vehicle which he named the Ford Quadricycle. He test-drove it on June 4. After various test drives, Ford brainstormed ways to improve the Quadricycle.Read More

2,000 HP Trion Nemesis

2,000 HP Trion Nemesis It's time to meet a California-based company called Trion Supercars that is launching the 2,000-horsepower Nemesis. It's supposed to be a driver-oriented sportscar and is aimed at the wealthiest people in the world. At the moment it still only exists in renderings, though.Read More

Watch an Autonomous Audi Race Around a Track

Most people who've been keeping up with developments in the field of autonomous cars are impressed by various self-driving vehicles moving gingerly around a fake town. But how about an autonomous car racing around a track?Read More

Volvo Experimental 2.0L Engine Produces 450HP

Volvo Experimental 2.0L Engine Produces 450HP Perhaps you saw the experimental engine under development at Volvo. It’s a 2.0-liter gasoline-powered four-cylinder that cranks out an amazing 450 horsepower. At 225 horsepower per liter, it would be one of the most power-dense engines ever produced, if Volvo decides to build it.Read More

1,200hp 1970 Pontiac Firebird Restomod

1,200hp 1970 Pontiac Firebird Restomod Check out this black-on-black-on-black-on-black-on-black-over-black, 1200-hp 1970 Pontiac Firebird restomod that one lucky buyer picked up last weekend for just $87,000 at the Mecum Auction in Chicago.Read More