Engines

The 1966 Lotus 43 Was a Magnificent Failure With a Bizarre Engine

BRM's H16 was essentially two 180-degree V8s stacked on top of each other. It's no surprise it didn't work.<p>For the 1966 F1 season, maximum engine displacement was increased from 1.5 liters to 3.0 liters. British engine builder BRM had success with its 1.5-liter V8s, but it decided to adapt to the …

Subpar

Meet Jihae Kim, who plays Anna Fang in upcoming ‘Mortal Engines’ movie | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

<i>Mortal Engines</i>, a post-apocalyptic adventure film based on the novel of the same name by Philip Reeve and due for release on December 13, is directed …

Engines

Troublesome advanced engines for Boeing, Airbus jets have disrupted airlines and shaken travelers

SEATTLE - A slew of technical problems with the three most advanced models of jet aircraft engines is widely disrupting operations at airlines, …

Aviation

Zeelander’s Fastest-Ever Yacht is Coming

Zeelander is building what it promises will be its fastest-ever yacht, a 55-footer with twin 1,000-horsepower Volvo Penta IPS1350s that reportedly …

Yachts

Woman hospitalised after being struck by car in Dublin

A woman has been hospitalised after being struck by car in Dublin 8 tonight.<p>Emergency services have responded to the scene of the collision at around …

Emergency Medicine

Bertram Yachts Debuts New Model

Building on the success of their hot new 35-footer, Bertram Yachts announces the unveiling of their new 61-foot sport-fisher, designed with the …

Boats

Several Houses Burn After Fuel Tanker Explodes in Chikkamaguluru

Several houses in Kadur in Chikkamagaluru were ablaze on Tuesday afternoon, 19 June, after an oil tanker exploded in the region. At the time of …

Merchant Shipping

Will an electric future keep Formula 1 on track? | Reuters

Just before the start of the 2018 season, Formula 1 chairman emeritus Bernie Ecclestone urged the sport’s commercial rights holder, Liberty Media, to make a radical break with the past and embrace an electric-powered future.<p>Formula One emeritus Bernie Ecclestone speaks to the media at the paddock …

Motorsport

Federal Court orders more piracy sites to be blocked

The Federal Court has ordered Australia’s internet service providers to block more illegal torrenting and streaming websites following a case brought …

TV (Australia)

Why a plane engine catching fire isn't as disastrous as you'd think

Few sights are more unsettling from a plane window seat than licks of orange and yellow curling around the wing and engine, illuminating the night sky.<p>The latest passengers to endure such a view were members of the Saudi national football team, whose players watched a fire take hold in the engine …

Rostov-on-Don

Why Red Bull's Honda Formula 1 engine deal is the right decision

Red Bull's decision to ditch Renault engines for Honda power in Formula 1 in 2019 is a gamble, but is it one worth taking?<p>In reaction to the news, F1 …

Motorsport

Audi supervisory board suspends CEO, installs interim chief - source

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The supervisory board of Audi has suspended Chief Executive Rupert Stadler and appointed executive Bram Schot as an interim replacement, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.<p>German broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk was first to report that Stadler was suspended and …

Profit

Rolls-Royce Downsizing Workforce

In a cost-cutting move, Rolls-Royce announced on Thursday it will be eliminating about 4,600 jobs, mostly in managerial roles.<p>In a June 14 press …

Rolls-Royce

Boeing Delivers First 737 MAX to Jet Airways

In a low key ceremony, Boeing yesterday handed over the first of Jet Airways 737 MAX aircraft to the airline. Jet Airways will be first Indian …

Aviation

Harley-Davidson Knucklehead V-Twin Motorcycles - HISTORY OF THE BIG TWIN

<b>1931</b> Harley-Davidson board authorizes development of a 61-cu.-in. pushrods-and-rockers overhead valve (OHV) engine. This “Knucklehead” engine, …

Fish

Space shuttles for sale, one careful owner

Discovery, Atlantis and Endeavour have a top speed of 17,231mph and come complete with sick bags.<p>They have been launched 129 times since 1981, have …

Space Exploration

Continental plans to list powertrain unit as part of its biggest overhaul in decades

Frankfurt — Continental’s supervisory board is moving ahead with plans for an initial public offering of its powertrain unit and a new corporate …

Business (South Africa)

Revinate And Hotelchamp Partner On Personalized Guest Service

Revinate and Hotelchamp are partnering on a solution to help hotels link personalized email campaigns to their websites, using data stored in …

Advertising Industry

GE profit rises 35.7 percent

General Electric Co reported on Friday a 35.7 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by strength in its power and renewable energy businesses.<p>Earnings from continuing operations attributable to GE shareholders rose to $3.48 billion in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $2.57 billion a year …

General Electric

Madison St home caught fire from cigarettes, no one injured

A Madison Street home caught fire Tuesday from what Portland firefighters determined to be caused by improperly extinguished cigarettes.<p>One adult and …

Fire Fighting

General Electric gets booted from the Dow

(CNN Money) -- General Electric, an original member of the Dow Jones industrial average, has been kicked out of the elite index.<p>S&P Dow Jones Indices …

Oregon

Thunderstorm Briefly Floods World Cup Host City

Lucy Nicholson / Reuters<p>Fans in Nizhny Novgorod have been basking in sunshine on the banks of the Volga river since the World Cup began, but the …

Russia

SpaceX Scraps Launch for Second Time in Two Days

Company conducting full review of rocket and launchpad systems<p>For the second time in two days, entrepreneur Elon Musk’s SpaceX was forced to scrub blastoff of a large commercial communications satellite, when an automated system aborted the launch within seconds of liftoff.<p>Monday’s mission for …

Space Travel

Don’t idle around on Clean Air Day

<b>Liverpool will mark Clean Air Day on Thursday 21 June by educating motorists about the health consequences of leaving car engines running while</b> …

Liverpool

Count Dooku's Speeder

This speederbike was a favorite of Count Dooku’s. Sometimes referred to as a “Flitknot Speeder,” these bikes are fast and maneuverable, able to …

Engines

Businesses Concerned About Proposed Light Rail Facility

<b>VAN NUYS (CBSLA) —</b> Most people would be happy to hear about a Metro light rail line coming to their community. But not everyone in a San Fernando …

Urban Design

2 Hurt In Long Island Expressway Crash

One person was airlifted following the Thursday evening crash, fire officials say.<p>Two people were hospitalized, including one who was airlifted, …

Stony Brook University

Choose hydrogen over electric cars to save jobs, says Hyundai | Financial Times

Governments should encourage carmakers to manufacture hydrogen vehicles in order to protect hundreds of thousands of jobs in the supply chain that …

Alternative Fuel

Bell and Safran to collaborate on hybrid-electric power

Bell and French powerplant specialist Safran Helicopter Engines are to collaborate on a new hybrid-electric propulsion system designed for urban …

Aviation

Future Nissan models to be lighter thanks to more advanced steel

The new material debuted in the Infiniti QX50.<p>Did you know that the new Infiniti QX50 premium midsize SUV is the first production vehicle to feature …

Engineering