Jesse Crosse

Jesse Crosse
Title: Technical editor
Porsche Active Ride
Porsche active dampers are paired with a single-chamber air spring
News

How does Porsche’s Active Ride system work?

We detail the system that took six years to develop and promises to meld class-beating comfort and agility

How does Porsche’s Active Ride system work?
Tyre simulation
AI is showing Falken how to reduce drag
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How AI is improving EV range

Falken’s parent company is using AI to reduce aerodynamic drag on tyre surfaces for its 2027 tyre

How AI is improving EV range
Yiwei EV
This from Yiwei is a Chinese EV with a difference: a Sodium ion battery
News

How sodium ion batteries could slash the price of EVs

The replacement for lithium ion batteries is more sustainable, provides greater energy density, and is much cheaper

How sodium ion batteries could slash the price of EVs
ZF seatbelts
ZF tech lets seatbelt adapt better to the person it is protecting
News

The seatbelts that adapt to the size and weight of occupants

New ZF-developed seatbelt meets tougher safety requirements; more sympathetically manages effect on body

The seatbelts that adapt to the size and weight of occupants
Meridian speaker grille
The structure of the sound an engine produces is predictable, but not an EV
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Why audio engineers prefer combustion cars to EVs

With so many changing frequencies, EV acoustics are hard to nail. But Meridian claims to have developed a solution

Why audio engineers prefer combustion cars to EVs
Continental micro LED crystal infotainment
Micro-LED images seem to float inside the Swarovski crystal
News

How Continental is making a transparent infotainment system

Continental's adaptive crystal display has inbuilt AI, a touchscreen function and even a holographic humanoid

How Continental is making a transparent infotainment system
Genesis GV60 active air flap
Hyundai’s active air skirt drops in front of wheels to redirect air
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Electric cars need to wear skirts for maximum range

Active air skirt gets two panels ahead of front wheels to improve aero and reduce Cd by 2.8%

Electric cars need to wear skirts for maximum range
Tyres talk to chassis
Goodyear’s smart tyres link up with ZF’s chassis software ‘overlord’
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How tread-moulded sensors are revolutionising tyres

Goodyear and ZF collaborate to create a system of sensors that can even stop aquaplaning

How tread-moulded sensors are revolutionising tyres
Self charging robot EV
Bosch and VW division Cariad are testing autonomous charging
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How robots can park and charge your electric car

New system developed by Bosch is used via an app and has been approved for commercial use

How robots can park and charge your electric car
toyota corolla web
Hydrogen Corolla race car is fitted with direct air capture tech
News

What is direct air capture and how does it work?

We analyse the absorption of CO2 as well as its next stages and when experts think it will go large-scale

What is direct air capture and how does it work?
Living with an EV kIA NIRO lead
Crosse has two EVs - both of which can take their energy from the sun
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What is it like to live with an electric car?

Buying an EV on a budget? We took delivery of two to find out exactly what it's like

What is it like to live with an electric car?

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