In 1801, Richard Trevithick, a Cornish mine manager, built the first steam-powered carriage, considered as the first automobile or motor vehicle. Then in 1834, Thomas Davenport, an American blacksmith, and inventor, developed the first DC electric motor and used it to power locomotives. In subsequent years, Robert Anderson’s battery-powered electric vehicle(non-rechargeable) came up, giving birth […]
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Those who know Audi, know “quattro”. A driving experience like never before. But what’s exactly the concept behind quattro and how did it come into existence? Find out here.
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An insight into the Planetary gearset, an ingenious mechanism serving as the key to automatic transmissions and formula student electric vehicles.
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Traditional gearbox has become a thing of the past. Here’s CVT, an ingenious invention in the motorsport world and a perfect match for a formula student car.
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You’re in the middle of a corner and you take your hand off the steering to shift the gear. Fella! You just lost time and worse even, you lost points for your team. Get electric, get ahead. Because every millisecond counts in the formula racing world.
Read More QUICKSHIFTING, BECAUSE EVERY MILLISECOND COUNTS
What happens when your car tyres experience different traction conditions and what if you encounter an off-road situation? An insight into the differentials will remove your doubts.
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You have your hand on the gear stick and you shift through the gears but do you really have an idea what you are doing? The underlying principle is revealed here.
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An insight into the factors that govern the power generation by an I.C. engine.
Read More COMBUSTION DURATION AND ENGINE PERFORMANCE