Magna Breakthrough Lighting turns any body panel into a light

Automotive supplier Magna on Thursday unveiled lighting hardware that can be integrated with vehicle body panels. Dubbed Breakthrough Lighting, it will be ready for production in 2023, Magna said in a press release. Magna is initially showing Breakthrough Lighting on a thermoplastic liftgate dubbed the “Litgate.” However, the same hardware can be applied to other …

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 …