Topic: Automotive

How Electric Cars Work

Most electric cars are Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs), which are a subset of Electric Vehicles (EVs). BEVs use a battery-powered...

How Airbags Work

Airbags serve as a Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), which is secondary to the seatbelt system. When a crash happens, sensors...

Fire Engine

A fire engine (also referred to as a "pumper") transports crew, supplies, and firefighting capabilities to the scene of an...

Disc vs. Drum Brake

Disc and drum brakes offer different methods of stopping a vehicle. Disc Brake Brake fluid Rotor (disc) The rotor provides...

Traffic Collision Reconstruction

A traffic reconstruction specialist uses environmental and vehicle evidence to reconstruct a collision and help determine what may have happened....

Supercharger vs. Turbo

Forced induction The basic function of both superchargers and turbos is to deliver more air to an engine’s internal combustion...

Cadillac One (Presidential State Car)

The presidential state car is heavily armored to protect the President of the United States from potential threats during transportation....

How a Car Engine Works

Did you know that your car will take in 20,000 cubic feet of air to burn 20 gallons of fuel?...