Emission regulations by gov forces automakers to make heavier vehicles

Government’s the world over have been pushing carmakers to adhere to their ridiculous norms that are rather counter-intuitive and end up becoming counter-productive in due course. Emissions regulations for example, have made cars and bikes less polluting, but have also made them heavier and hence nullifying the overall effect. That is because in the real world, things work differently. Maybe that is why manufacturers are finding ways to make their cars faster and more powerful, despite the apparent increase in weight. Yet, they fall short in some aspects and that takes away what forms the crux of a real sportscar – the driving experience. Continue Reading

New technology adopted to compensate rising weight of cars

adding excessive weight in the name of safety has made cars heavier and that means bigger brakes are needed. But here is the catch, more weight means cars will not give more economy and will produce more emissions. So what do carmakers do? They reduce weight by using alloys, try different manufacturing methods and even different components altogether. Continue Reading