Author: Cristian Puscasu

Cristian Pușcașu started loving cars and wanted to become a “racing driver” thanks to some computer game that lit the fire almost two decades ago. Since then, he came to his senses and decided that becoming an automotive engineer is more sensible, and pursued such a degree in his home country, Romania. Cristian decided to try writing about what he learned, in an attempt to correct certain misconceptions and to use his degree a bit unconventionally.
Toyota Mirai
28
Jul
2022
Posted in Special

What is the Toyota Mirai?

The Toyota Mirai is an electric vehicle that doesn’t store electricity in a battery pack. Instead, it houses it in the chemical form of gaseous hydrogen. This works by combining hydrogen with oxygen from the air to create electricity using…

nine
21
Jul
2022
Posted in Engineering & Technology

9 Components of Electric Vehicles

People consider battery electric vehicles (BEVs) as the car of the future. They already hold a significant share of the marketplace globally, which will only increase with time. However, their components are completely different from the ones found in regular…

carbon fiber
07
Jul
2022
Posted in Maintenance & Repairs

How is Carbon Fiber Used in Automobiles?

A profoundly futuristic material, carbon fiber has been the staple material for performance cars for quite some time. It has been used in automobile manufacturing ever since the 1970s, with Mitsubishi pioneering the fabric. But the material is also widely…

Samsung Electric
20
Jun
2022
Posted in Engineering & Technology

What Are Solid-State Batteries?

Electrification is the trend nowadays, with every manufacturer more or less ditching the old internal combustion engines to transition to electric vehicles. However, at the current time, such a task is difficult and precarious due to the mass and volume…

19
Apr
2022
Posted in Special

4 Top Third-Party Automotive Suppliers

While most car parts are produced in-house, other manufacturers also develop and supply a myriad of components. These producers vary wildly in scope, from third parties with a singular specialization, to another car manufacturer entirely. Four Noteworthy Automotive Suppliers Without…

18
Mar
2022
Posted in Articles

The U.S. Army Aims for Net Zero

It might come as a surprise, but the U.S. Army also wants to join the “net-zero” movement in an attempt to curb pesky emissions and, ultimately, help to save the globe. The Army carefully conceived a plan which should be…

Eastern Europe, Soviet Bloc
16
Mar
2022
Posted in Classic Cars

The 5 Worst Soviet-Era Cars

Almost forgettable Soviet-era vehicles. Communism severely hampered the progress of multiple countries in Eastern Europe. Consequently, the so-called Eastern Bloc showed little evolution regarding cars too. While a decent number of cars had injection, a few were stuck with tiny,…