Why are carbon-ceramic brakes so expensive?

Carbon-ceramic brakes can substantially improve performance, but they’re also a lot more expensive than conventional brakes. This Engineering Explained video dives into why carbon-ceramic brakes are so expensive, and whether they’re worth the extra cost. Note that the video is sponsored by Brembo, a major manufacturer of both carbon-ceramic and conventional brakes, and the company’s …

Tesla seen as opportunity for post-pandemic economic growth to Fort Worth, TX

By Joey Klender Posted on May 14, 2020 It appears that Tesla is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after companies in the United States, with the electric car maker’s speculated move to Texas receiving a vote of support from Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, who made a pitch to CEO Elon Musk requesting his …

NASA shows off Tesla Model X astronaut transport vehicle ahead of historic launch

By Joey Klender Posted on May 13, 2020 NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine proudly shared photos of a themed Tesla Model X that will be used in the upcoming SpaceX Crew Dragon Demo-2 mission. The all-electric SUV has become the official transport vehicle for SpaceX crew missions and a far departure from the Airstream vans that …