The Truth About Cars » Science http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:00:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Science http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com British Researchers Make Lighter, Cheaper, Longer Lithium-oxygen Batteries http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/british-researchers-make-lighter-cheaper-longer-lithium-oxygen-batteries/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/british-researchers-make-lighter-cheaper-longer-lithium-oxygen-batteries/#comments Sun, 01 Nov 2015 16:30:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1209433 Researchers at the University of Cambridge say they’ve created a lighter, cheaper, longer lithium-oxygen battery that could eventually rival gasoline engines in electric vehicles in terms of range and weight, Automotive News reported. The scientists announced that they had created a working prototype of an “ultimate battery” that could be up to 10 times more energy-dense […]

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Researchers at the University of Cambridge say they’ve created a lighter, cheaper, longer lithium-oxygen battery that could eventually rival gasoline engines in electric vehicles in terms of range and weight, Automotive News reported. The scientists announced that they had created a working prototype of an “ultimate battery” that could be up to 10 times more energy-dense […]

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Question: What Ten-Year Period Was the Auto Industry’s Greatest Leap Forward? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/question-what-ten-year-period-was-the-auto-industrys-greatest-leap-forward/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/question-what-ten-year-period-was-the-auto-industrys-greatest-leap-forward/#comments Fri, 05 Apr 2013 13:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=483497 Once I get to ranting on the subject, I’ll fulminate that the true modern era of the automobile didn’t start until about 1990, when carburetors and points ignitions finally disappeared from new cars sold in the United States. Before and after that point, however, a lot of progress— and backsliding— has taken place in the […]

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Once I get to ranting on the subject, I’ll fulminate that the true modern era of the automobile didn’t start until about 1990, when carburetors and points ignitions finally disappeared from new cars sold in the United States. Before and after that point, however, a lot of progress— and backsliding— has taken place in the […]

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“Super Taskers” Can Phone and Drive. The Rest of Us Should Shut Up http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/super-taskers-can-phone-and-drive-the-rest-of-us-should-shut-up/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/super-taskers-can-phone-and-drive-the-rest-of-us-should-shut-up/#comments Mon, 29 Mar 2010 22:20:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=350724 Most people can’t concentrate on the road while talking on the phone, as Jack E. Robinson, a Boston businessman and former candidate for governor of Our Fair State discovered when he became the butt of jokes after crashing his car while participating in a radio call-in show. But one in forty people can do both […]

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Most people can’t concentrate on the road while talking on the phone, as Jack E. Robinson, a Boston businessman and former candidate for governor of Our Fair State discovered when he became the butt of jokes after crashing his car while participating in a radio call-in show. But one in forty people can do both […]

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