Duramax Turbo-Diesel Origins

Duramax Turbo-Diesel Origins

The fuel efficient powerhouse Duramax Turbo-Diesel that makes Chevy trucks an industry leader is the legacy of Rudolf Diesel. Overshadowed by pioneers such as Henry Ford, Horace and John Dodge, Walter Chrysler, and David Buick, Diesel had a unique vision of the...
A Spark of Genius

A Spark of Genius

It may never be known with certainty who first invented the spark plug. The earliest reference dates to 1839 and a series of newspaper articles about Edmond Berger who had created, and was experimenting, with a sparking plug. Another early reference was made when in...
A Story of Innovation

A Story of Innovation

In the closing years of the 19th century the automobile was little more than a circus sideshow curiosity, and an obsession for eccentrics. In 1896 a Duryea Motor Wagon was given top billing over the albino and fat lady at the Barnum & Bailey Circus. By the dawn of...
Eccentric or Visionary?

Eccentric or Visionary?

The line between eccentricity and visionary, brilliance and madness is thin. The people that change the world with innovation can give the impression of quirkiness as they live in the future, not the present. Manifestations of their vision is found in Tesla, cell...
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