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Give me a brake—preferably one that’s ceramic

By April Gocha / October 9, 2014

You may not have to pine for the luxe life much longer—researchers at Switzerland’s Empa research institute are aiming to bring ceramic brakes to the masses with an option that can be installed on compact cars.

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Porsche to offer Li-ion battery

By / November 25, 2009

Porsche announced in a press release that they are offering a lithium-ion replacement starter (main) battery that weighs in at just 13 pounds vs. 35 pounds for the traditional lead acid battery. “Less weight naturally means greater agility and driving dynamics,” Porsche notes. This four-cell battery runs 1,904 euros which, Porschephiles will be quick to…

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