Do oil catch cans really work?

Perhaps you’ve heard oil catch cans, but you don’t know what they actually do. Have no fear because catch cans are the topic in this episode of Engineering Explained. Not only does host Jason Fenske explain what an oil catch can is, but he looks into if they’re actually worth the extra money, especially for […]

What does a five-star crash-test rating mean?

Although we often don’t think about it, vehicle safety is a major part of engineering and designing a car, truck, or SUV. Yet, we simply look at a star figure and make our judgments.  What exactly does a five-star crash test rating mean? It’s the descriptor so many brands will use to underscore vehicle safety […]

How the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray achieves a sub-3.0-second 0-60 mph time

We knew the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was going to offer incredible performance in base form simply because of the mid-engine layout, but Chevy made fans’ jaws drop when it announced the car’s 0-60 mph time. The 495-horsepower mid-engine Corvette Stingray will scoot from 0-60 mph in 2.92 seconds when equipped with the Z51 package […]