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...
10 Jul 2014
Auto manufacturers today are not scared to try and experiment something new that breaks the conventional mold. 2015 Polaris Slingshot certainly blurs the line between cars and motorcycles and that has been attracting many auto enthusiasts across the globe. The all-new 2015 Polaris Slingshot is based on a similar design to the X-Bow, but in simple words it is just a reversed trike and that has allowed auto manufacturers to go ahead with something brand new. The vehicle looks sleek and modern and futuristic and will be completed with three wheel layout and two side by side seating arrangements.