Because there is only one mass produced car with CF monocoques being released this year, and it's barely a car as we know it. (i3). Meanwhile, Mercedes and others have been bragging about their all-aluminium models coming out over the last couple of years, despite being almost a decade behind Jag (Hello, all aluminium… » 7/29/14 2:24pm Tuesday 2:24pm

A turbo is more efficient (though both will drop your mileage), but a supercharger isn't necessarily heavier-it all depends on the supercharger. This HKS system uses a centrifugal compressor, just like a turbo would-it's just belt driven instead. I cannot imagine there would be any weight difference; I'd expect this… » 7/22/14 2:57pm 7/22/14 2:57pm

They didn't need customs in Santa Ana. There are export customs in Vancouver-passengers go through US customs in the Vancouver airport before they ever board the plane. All major airports in Canada do this. Then the planes that leave these airports can just land at domestic terminals in the States. » 7/02/14 12:33pm 7/02/14 12:33pm

Exactly. My company operates one for power generation, as well as a huge fleet of RR RB211 engines in mechanical drive service. Remove the turbofan and LP power turbine, add a free power turbine and likely some emission controls if you're on land. I doubt they'll bother with the emissions on these ships, and I'd… » 6/30/14 10:52am 6/30/14 10:52am