What do you think about the ‘optima’ hybrid engine?

As the world moves towards a new era of energy-efficient cars and light trucks, we’re starting to see more and more hybrids, the type of vehicles that would have been in production a generation ago.Some of these vehicles have already been on the market for years, but the “optima” hybrid engine has never been in […]

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Optimizing a car engine is not as simple as drilling a hole in the block

Optimizing the fuel economy of a car can be a complex task that requires a large amount of research, data, and engineering.The technology is called vacuum optimization, and it allows cars to use less fuel to get to their destination.A vacuum optimization engineer at Kia Motors in North Carolina, for example, said he is the […]

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How a huge software vendor made a mistake in a crucial software upgrade

A big software vendor has a big problem: its own mistakes.The company has spent millions of dollars and made a massive software upgrade in order to meet regulatory requirements.The upgrade required the company to change the way the website was designed, but that’s just one of several missteps that have cost the company millions of […]

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