Editorials

How A Manual Transmission Works

When the first automobile was built, the tiny engine was connected directly to the driveshaft. It worked, but the Benz Patent Motorwagen offered a slow and jerky ride. The vehicle would lurch forward as soon […]

Editorials

How Do Electric Cars Work?

Electric vehicles (EVs) are a growing industry. While they still represent only about 2% of the new vehicle market in the United States, sales in Europe and China are rising steadily. Given current rates of […]