Archive for January, 2008

Biodiesel, Hydrogen, and now… Air?

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Of course it seems like something out of a Sci-Fi book. Hail the day when we can transport ourselves across the continents without ever stopping. How? Use “Air” of course! Take a look at MDS’ new Air Car:

Air Car

Well, the future is today and MDI Group of France (near Nice, if you want to visit) is leading the way to an air-powered future. Compressed Air that is. While petrol-based engines are based on fuel ignited in the engine, causing combustion, the compressed air-powered car is powered when the air expands in the cylinder – think expansion instead of explosion.
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Bright Times Ahead for Porsche?

Monday, January 28th, 2008

Red Porsche Slantnose

Well, no doubt it’s “high times” at Porsche these days. Long profitable in North America, successful in FOREX and Lean Manufacturing, developing product lines, high profit margins, and now a large share of VW (31%).

Just how rosy is the picture at Porsche?

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Link of the Week: Team Polizei

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

The Gumball Rally has now reached international proportions. The concept is simple, take your supercar across the continent, e.g. Europe, and try not to crash or get arrested along the way.

See:
Gumball Rallyers Cited
and
Gumball Rally Porsche Driver Kills Macedonian Man
Oh, and an insider’s look too:
@ Wired

One of the more famous teams that has participated is “Team Polizei”. See them in the video below. They drive a BWM M5, decked out in Police decals, et cetera.
Have a look at the Team Polizei web site here: Gumball144.com

Video of Team Polizei/Alex Roy here:

As for us, we can’t wait to participate some future events!

Forbes Boo-Boo: The Slowest New Car???

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

While reading Forbes.com today, we stumbled upon a typo, read below to see the description for the world’s slowest car. I do believe you can move an entire house to 60 MPH faster than this!

The New Dodge Zeo, the World's Slowest Car

How to End the Oil Crisis

Monday, January 21st, 2008

Sorry, we haven’t posted lately, the holidays and Barrett-Jackson auction here in Scottsdale, AZ have kept things quite hectic. A return to normality has arrived – we hope!

Recently, we found a video so provocative and intriguing that EVERYONE should see this. The video discusses the realities of a change in energy infrastructure, and critically, the costs involved. We could summarize the video for you, but it is worth your time to see it.

Enjoy!!!