Item Details

Cutting-Edge Cars [electronic resource]

Parthenon Entertainment (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Technology has already drastically changed the design of the automobile with increased gas mileage and seatbelts. With continued innovation, what will the cars of the future look like? What will they be able to do? This film looks at the massive advances in all areas of car design focusing on safety systems that now have new adaptable airbags, run-flat tires, and extra protection for pedestrians?
Release Date
2007
Run Time
24 min.
Language
English
Rating
6 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 08, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
How Does That Work?
Contents
  • Crashes: Human Impact (5:34)
  • Future Enhancements (6:00)
  • Tire & Braking Systems (5:08)
  • Green Machines (5:44)
  • Credits: Cutting-Edge Cars: How Does That Work? (0:26)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2007.
Publisher no.
  • 55055s Films Media Group
  • 55056 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (24 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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