Tag Archives: The Spun Bearing

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The Spun Bearing: ZF 9HP, FWD, and Looms

Interesting | January 27th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

ZF 9HP In the remote reaches of Cobo Hall one can find a number of vendors tucked away at the NAIAS. ZF was there with …

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The Spun Bearing: Fuel, Design, and More On the ATS

Interesting | January 19th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Fuel During a discussion of the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 recently, the subject of energy density came up. Batteries have so much lower energy density than …

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The Spun Bearing: New M Strategy, Cars At the CES, and Chevy Code 130R

Featured Posts, Interesting | January 13th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

New M Strategy It was just a matter of time. The M bits have been sneaking into BMW’s mainstream products for awhile, a shift knob …

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The Spun Bearing: Once Upon a Car, Connected Drive, and Pure Speculation

Interesting | January 5th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Once Upon a Car I just finished reading Bill Vlasic’s, “Once Upon a Car”, and highly recommend it. It’s a fast paced look at the …

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The Spun Bearing: N54 Legal Matters, the i8 Breaks Cover, and Renderings

Interesting | December 29th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

N54 Legal Matters I received a piece of mail yesterday that was a bit interesting. It seems that one legal challenge to the issues with …

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The Spun Bearing: The i8, Saab, and Happy Holidays

Featured Posts, Interesting | December 23rd, 2011 by Hugo Becker

The i8 I made the press launch of the Toyota Prius in 1999. At the time it was a revolutionary car that Toyota was hoping …

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Opposite Lock: My Next BMW

Featured Posts, Interesting | December 21st, 2011 by Shawn Molnar

I’ll be the first to admit that my opinions, tastes and preferences represent a minority of the driving community. As a purist that favors connectedness …

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