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Daimler starts work on US battery plant for future Mercedes EVs

Follow Viknesh 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler is following Tesla’s lead by constructing a battery plant in the United States to supply its future fleet of locally made electric cars. The battery plant will be located seven miles from Mercedes’ vehicle plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and is part of a $ 1 billion

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How does a V-8 engine work?

[embedded content] V-8 engines are one of the most common styles of engine across the entire automotive industry, especially when the goal is to produce a lot of power with a smooth delivery. So, how does such an engine work? Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained is here to shed light on how a V-8 engine

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How do centrifugal superchargers work?

Follow Jeff [embedded content] Your car arrives from the factory. Bolted under the hood is an engine that makes modest power, and it does so by breathing just fine on its own. It could make more power though and that extra motivation could easily come by way of a bit of forced induction. It’s time to

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How did Volkswagen's diesel defeat device work?

[embedded content] Every media outlet in the world covered Volkswagen’s tangled web of lies and deceit as “Dieselgate” opened up and spewed the truth nearly three years ago. Its consequences are ongoing today, and VW’s future trajectory has been changed forever. But, how exactly did VW’s “defeat device” work? Jason Fenske, host of Engineering Explained,

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Here's how Subaru's 4 all-wheel-drive systems work

[embedded content] Subaru has carved a niche in the vast automotive industry by doing one thing: equip every single car it sells with an all-wheel-drive system. That’s minus the BRZ, of course, which features rear-wheel drive. How does Subaru’s system actually work? Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained is here to tell us just that, and he breaks

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How engine oil systems work

Follow Jeff [embedded content] Besides fuel, oil is the lifeblood of your vehicle. It keeps your engine rotating smoothly. This is accomplished by the properties of oil that allow it to lubricate moving parts and reduce heat generated by friction. If the moving parts in your engine weren’t lubricated, you’d hear a lot of screeching

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