Porsche’s decision to downsize the new-generation Boxster’s engines from flat-6 to turbocharged flat-4 may shock purists. But power and torque are up, and fuel consumption and emissions down, in a demonstration of what technology can deliver.
Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the University of Tokyo have taken a keen interest in origami, which they believe may soon provide a foundation for antennas that can reconfigure themselves to operate at different frequencies.
Motiv Power Systems and Creative Bus partner to build a zero emission all-electric school bus. The new Starcraft e-Quest XL will have a range of 85 mi (137 km) and be capable of a 50% charge within 2 hrs.