Tag Archives: Opposite Lock

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Opposite Lock: What’s in a Name?

Featured Posts, Interesting | November 29th, 2011 by Shawn Molnar

I recently learned that Peugeot, translated in Chinese, sounds an awful lot like “prostitute.” Now there’s a car name. The 2012 “-fill in the blank-” …

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The Spun Bearing: Securing the High Ground, Hub Motors, and Smartphones vs Cars

Featured Posts, Interesting | November 24th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Securing the High Ground I’m in the midst of going over material from the Frankfurt Auto Show and press releases to continue coverage of the …

The Spun Bearing: Carbon Fiber, The Limit, and Rotary Engines

Interesting | November 18th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Carbon Fiber With the i3 and i8 gaining more press the last few days it seems appropriate to take a further look at the material forming …

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Opposite Lock: The Origami M3

BMW M3, Featured Posts, Interesting | November 15th, 2011 by Shawn Molnar

What do you get when you take an inline six, fold it in half, and then spread the cylinder heads? I’ll give you a hint: …

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The Spun Bearing: Mood Rings and Innovative Suppliers

Featured Posts, Interesting | November 10th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Mood Rings The Editor-In-Chief sent me a link with the following tag-line, ‘BMW develops health-check steering wheel to monitor physical and emotional duress’. Of course the first …

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Opposite Lock: How Macho is Your MINI?

Featured Posts, MINI | November 8th, 2011 by Shawn Molnar

Let’s take the giant blanket off the elephant in the room. You know it’s crossed your mind. A question looms large and stares some buyers …

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The Spun Bearing: Odds and Ends From the Tech Side

Featured Posts, Interesting | November 4th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

There’s been a resurgence of talk about the electrically assisted turbocharger in recent days. I’d just like to point out that BMWBLOG covered that way …

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Opposite Lock: Electric ///M

Featured Posts, Interesting | October 25th, 2011 by Shawn Molnar

I find this topic electrifying, literally. Given the rich history of M cars powered strictly by internal combustion engines, just the notion of an electric …

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Opposite Lock: Welcome to 2012

Featured Posts, Interesting | October 18th, 2011 by Shawn Molnar

Okay, this may be a premature welcome. The ball hasn’t dropped yet, in fact I don’t think Dick Clark has had a chance to mount …

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Opposite Lock: A Weekly Glance at Automotive News, Rumors & Controversy

Featured Posts, News | October 11th, 2011 by Shawn Molnar

In many parts of the world it is already Tuesday, but from my desk here in Toronto, it is still Monday for another two hours. …