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  • In the beginning show

    In the beginning

    The subway system has been part of the New York City landscape since 1904 and has played a critical role in NYC.

    (02:27)
  • Engine Pleasure show

    Engine Pleasure

    Find out why the R8 engine is guaranteed to put a smile on its owner's face.

    (03:00)
  • BMW X3 show

    BMW X3

    This is a big car with supercar engineering.

    (00:48)
  • New Vehicle Delivery show

    New Vehicle Delivery

    Now it’s time for Dick and Jem to proudly reveal their new thoroughbred delivery vehicle to the expectant new owners.

    (04:55)
  • Heart of the Problem show

    Heart of the Problem

    The next morning, and the whole bike has to be stripped down to get to the heart of the problem.

    (02:55)
  • Air Tanks show

    Air Tanks

    Jem’s working on the mounts for the air tanks. They’re coated with carbon fibre, a material that can’t be welded. He has...

    (02:55)
  • Air Motors show

    Air Motors

    It’s not nearly as much as Jem wanted so he’s ordered the best air motors he can find, but these motors are normally used i...

    (02:55)
  • Scrap Lawnmower show

    Scrap Lawnmower

    To drive the press, they’re salvaging this scrap lawnmower and will convert its petrol engine to run on biogas.

    (02:57)
  • Damp Crops show

    Damp Crops

    Grain can’t be stored if it’s too wet. Trouble is the average British summer means crops sometimes have to be harvested whe...

    (03:00)
  • Marathon Test show

    Marathon Test

    Alberto has designed a marathon test for the solar-powered water taxi. The route will take at least two hours and they’ll en...

    (02:54)
  • Sanpierotta show

    Sanpierotta

    Alberto wants to base their water taxi on one of the boats that was made in his boatyard. He’s lending them a traditional Sa...

    (02:51)
  • Motor Boats show

    Motor Boats

    Dick and Jem travel to Italy to take on one of the world’s most polluting forms of transport -motor boats.

    (02:43)
  • Tailfin show

    Tailfin

    The wind turbine is almost complete. The final stage is to weld the tailfin to the generator. The tailfin will keep the turbi...

    (05:00)
  • Jem Races Ahead show

    Jem Races Ahead

    While Dick waits anxiously for an answer, Jem has raced ahead and started work on his generator. But how exactly will it gener...

    (03:59)
  • No Room for Error show

    No Room for Error

    First off, the wind turbine blades. With each of them needing to be just over a meter long, equally balanced, perfectly aerodyn...

    (03:00)
  • Reconnaissance Mission show

    Reconnaissance Mission

    Having agreed that wind and water are the most promising elements in this inhospitable landscape, it’s time for a reconnaissa...

    (02:47)
  • Radical Project show

    Radical Project

    Here in Ennerdale, there’s a radical project underway to rip out the rows of regimented pines and restore this valley to its ...

    (03:00)
  • Solar Paella show

    Solar Paella

    Dick and Jem take on their most ambitious challenge yet. They plan to harness the power of our planet’s biggest natural resou...

    (01:53)
  • Final Day show

    Final Day

    It’s the final day at the finca. And the Planet Mechanics have one last chance to draw water from Jesus’s well.

    (02:45)
  • Hi-Tech Lab show

    Hi-Tech Lab

    Jem is finally beginning to realize the enormity of the challenge he’s set himself. Stirling engines are usually built in hi...

    (04:55)