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    Report: Chrysler restarts engineering program at Kettering University

    Chrysler is re-establishing a partnership with Kettering University in Flint, Michigan, for students in the automotive engineering program. This relationship was put on hold in 2008 when the automaker began its financial crisis. Kettering's co-op program is a five-year-long process in which ...

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    Ferrari crowns winners in World Design Contest

    The models have been made. The designs have been scrutinized. The talents have been exhibited, the ballots have been cast, and the prizes have been awarded for the 2011 Ferrari World Design Contest. The competition attracted entries from 50 design schools and universities around the world, all ...

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    Bugatti looking for a student intern to drive Veyrons, fetch dry cleaning

    2011 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ah, to be in college again. The enlightenment. The drinking. The promiscuity. The million-dollar supercars. Wait, what? That's right. Bugatti is looking for a student intern at their office in Herndon, Virginia, to ...

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    Modena university names engineering faculty after Enzo Ferrari

    Hoping to land a job at Ferrari after graduation? The company's been known to recruit straight out of college, but your best bet may be to enroll at the Enzo Ferrari Faculty of Engineering at the University of Modena e Reggio Emilia. The Italian automaker has been fostering closer and closer ...

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    Coco's Ride: What if Chanel designed automobiles?

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Chanel Fiole concept car
    Jinyoung Jo is a car designer at Hong-ik University in South Korea, and this is her creation: the Chanel Fiole concept. As with classic Coco Chanel work, the design of the car was centered on simplicity of lines and "the best of ...

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    More common sense - Cellphones make you a bad driver

    In light of the "backwards-travelling wave" that researchers recently discovered as a cause of congestion, another study has pinpointed a possible major contributor. The University of Utah's Traffic Lab uncovered that drivers paying more attention to yapping on their phone – hands free or not ...

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    The real reason for traffic jams: us!

    Finally, there's an explanation for those wasted hours we spent on the MassPike today asking no one in particular "what the (dirty word) is this (dirty word)?" A team of mathemeticians from the Universities of Exeter, Bristol and Budapest developed a mathematical model revealing that traffic jams ...

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    Seen a salad do 150 mph? Check out the Eco One

    Faced with a bucket full of potatoes, cashew shells, hemp, rapeseed oil, wheat, and sugar beet, most of us would try and find some pigs to feed. If your name were Ben Wood, however, you'd snag that bucket, shells and all, add 20,000 British pounds sterling and make a car called the Eco One ...

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    Old School: Alabama grad donates million-dollar Ferrari

    There is certainly no shortage of extraordinary stories about Ferraris being dug out of somebody's barn after decades of neglect, but few are quite as intriguing as this one. As a student at the University of Alabama in 1966, Darrell Westfaul bought a competition 1950 Ferrari for $1,500 which he ...

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    Jam Session: Automotive Orchestra

    One of the curses I've faced as a recording engineer is that the symphony of every day life drills itself through my skull. It can be quite distracting. People try to converse with you, and all you can focus on is the groovy rhythm coming from a rattly interior bit. Avant-garde musicians and ...

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    Cars on Campus: Northwood University International Auto Show

    Paris isn't the only auto show in early October. The students of Northwood University are preparing for their 43rd annual International Auto Show, to take place at the Midland, Michigan campus October 6-8. The college show is one of the largest outdoor shows in the US, and entrance is free of ...


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