Archive for February, 2011
An American man has used spare car parts to develop his own original vehicle, which is named Model T.
The car is solely electric powered and has helped Vero Beach resident Frank Weeks to save substantial amounts of money on petrol costs, as solar panels supplement the car's battery power, according to TCPalm.
Mr Weeks told the [...]
Vehicles in the future could be powered by their bodywork, new research has suggested.
Imperial College London (ICL) are working in conjunction with the Volvo Car Corporation to develop a prototype material for the automotive sector that is engineered to store as well as release electrical energy and can be utilised for car components.
The project co-ordinator, [...]
Grupo Antolin is currently completing expansion plans in both China and Russia, which may help to boost activity in the countries' car salvage sectors.
The Spanish car components company is in the latter stages of developing a new roof lining production factory in Chengdu, China, while extending its production at a new interiors plant in the [...]
Three in five motorists (60 per cent) in the UK market are currently unsure over what engine coolant is, research indicates.
More than 20 per cent of motorists (six million) also confused engine coolant with screenwash, which can lead to devastating effects on the engine and bodywork of cars, according to a study by Kwik Fit.
Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts (TKAP) has announced plans for a new plant to be built in India, which could help to increase activity in the car salvage industry.
The factory will be located in the country's Bidadi region, where it will look to develop around 100,000 car engines and 240,000 transmissions on an annual basis from [...]