Rocket Report: Rogozin’s crazy promise, SpaceX tests Mars engine, SLS slips

Enlarge / The might Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 1.35 of the Rocket Report! The leader of Russia’s space program, Dmitry Rogozin, has promised his president that the country can double its launch total this year. And if you believe that, well, we’ve got […]

Terrified passengers watch their jet engine falling apart on takeoff (VIDEOS)

Dozens of passengers of a Frontier Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Florida have suffered probably the most chilling 15 minutes of their lives, after an engine on their jet was partially torn apart, forcing an emergency landing. A section of the jet engine cowling was torn apart after it came loose during Frontier Flight […]

Alphabet chairman admits that Google will have to break its core values if it wants to launch a search engine in China

Bloomberg The chairman of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has said that anybody who does business in China “compromises some of their core values.” Google is working on plans to return to the Chinese market with a censored search engine after an eight-year hiatus. John Hennessy said Google needs to balance ethical compromises with the possibility […]

Variable-compression engine meets crossover: Infiniti QX50 review

Enlarge / The Infiniti QX50 in Hermosa Blue. (credit: BradleyWarren Photography) In a world full of similarly priced compact luxury crossovers, one way to differentiate yourself is with what’s under the hood. That’s the approach Infiniti has taken with the all-new 2019 Infiniti QX50. What might otherwise be yet another $ 50,000 crossover becomes intriguing […]

2020 Kia Forte GT revealed at SEMA adds turbo engine, manual transmission

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: SEMA Show,Kia,Sedan,Performance It gets upgrades similar to the Elantra Sport trim. Continue reading 2020 Kia Forte GT revealed at SEMA adds turbo engine, manual transmission 2020 Kia Forte GT revealed at SEMA adds turbo engine, manual transmission originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 30 Oct 2018 13:37:00 EDT. […]

Chevrolet surveys Camaro owners about potential hybrid engine options

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Green,Chevrolet,Convertible,Coupe,Future,Hybrid,Performance Chevy considering future hybrid choices with better power and fuel economy. Continue reading Chevrolet surveys Camaro owners about potential hybrid engine options Chevrolet surveys Camaro owners about potential hybrid engine options originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 08:40:00 EDT. Please see our terms for […]

A mini firefighter for your engine bay

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Videos,Safety,Autoblog Minute,Original Video,Parts and Accessories Mini Dalmatian not included. Continue reading A mini firefighter for your engine bay A mini firefighter for your engine bay originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 09 Oct 2018 18:27:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

Cadillac’s Hazy Diesel Engine Program Tentatively Bites the Dust

It’s looking increasingly like the compression ignition engine won’t get an opportunity to redeem itself at Cadillac. After making diesel a dirty word in the early 1980s with the help of Oldsmobile’s cantankerous, oil-burning 5.7-liter V8, GM’s luxury arm dived back into diesel development towards the end of the last decade. A recession and bankruptcy […]