16 Nov 2017
An overwhelming majority of British drivers choose manual cars over automatic, and this has been the case for many years. However, in a world that is becoming more and more technologically advanced, it seems logical to give automatic vehicles due consideration. Automatic Cars Automatic cars offer a wealth of benefits. Although these vehicles don’t take over the journey for you, they are designed to support the driver, even if you’re on a busy road or stuck in traffic. Automatic cars are constructed with features which aim to make your journey much easier, like their dual-clutch gearboxes that help shift you...
07 Jul 2015
Do you drive a van each day? You might do so for work, or just because you find it more practical than a car. Whatever the reason, one thing’s for certain. Many of today’s vans seem to lack some technology you might find standard on cars. If you want to make your life on the road easier, there is some good news for you. It’s possible to buy and use aftermarket tech gadgets in your van. Now you too can enjoy the features car drivers are accustomed to these days! Curious about which gadgets I’m talking about? Keep reading to...
03 Sep 2014
It’s a pretty simple formula. Want a car that burns less gas? Then limit the number of cylinders in the engine. From four down to three? Well, in theory that was a good way to build a high MPG car a couple of decades ago but in practice it didn’t work so well. The problem was execution. The 3 cylinder cars of the 1980s, such as the Geo Metro, Subaru Justy and Daihatsu Charade were quite thrifty but rather unrefined.
01 Aug 2014
There was a time when to open and start a vehicle required a relatively simple car key. The only security feature was the profile on the key blade. However, car thieves got better at their craft and Detroit responded with more sophisticated keys, in particular, electronic keys. Today we have many different types of car keys to contend with and a many people get confused when trying to understand the technologies involved. Hopefully, this article will help you sort it all out. Old Style Metal Keys The old style keys were simple. Each key had a unique profile on it...
31 Jul 2014
Every year the major car manufacturers roll out more and more in-car technology to entertain us, make us more comfortable and make driving safer. Keeping up with these technologies can be difficult due to the wide variety that exist and how they are promoted. In this article we examine 7 technologies that are becoming common and are really useful to have. 1. Keyless Access and Start Keyless access to vehicles utilizes wireless signals to communicate with your key fob when you come close to your vehicle. This allows you to lock and unlock your car without actually removing the key...