Monthly Archives: April 2014

VR-12 Newspaper Ad from Kaico Kuwait

VR-12 Newspaper Ad from Kaico Kuwait

VR-12 is always trying to make itself known not only nationally but also on an international level. Here we have a newspaper ad that the people at Kaico, our partners in Kuwait, have put up to spread the word about VR-12 to everyone!

VR-12′s homage to Earth on Earth Day

VR-12′s homage to Earth on Earth Day

Photo: “Hurricane Carlotta Stands Out in Earth View” by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Some Rights Reserved One of the most important things for us at the VR-12 team and the main reason this product was invented was to have a green alternative for everyone’s coolant needs. Not only to have the alternative, but to make it the new standard in the auto industry. It is our goal to make everyone aware that this product exists because once you see it, understand  how to use it and start to enjoy its benefits, there is no question that VR-12 is … Continue reading

April is National Car Care Month: Turn to Spring Car Care After Rough Winter

April is National Car Care Month: Turn to Spring Car Care After Rough Winter

Photo: “Thunderbird – An All American Car” by Bob Jagendorf Some Rights Reserved Many vehicles were neglected during the recent brutal winter months, and could use a little extra care by now. The Car Care Council recommends setting aside a little time during National Car Care Month in April to get your vehicle ready for the spring and summer driving season. “Your car has gotten you through one of the worst winters in recent memory, working overtime in harsh conditions, but the extreme cold, potholes and road salt have taken a toll,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care … Continue reading

Although Kevin Harvick is 22nd in the points he’s doing fine

Although Kevin Harvick is 22nd in the points he’s doing fine

Photo: “Coca-Cola 600 Charlotte” by tequilamike Some Rights Reserved By Lewis Franck (Auto123.com), View author’s other articles Kevin Harvick is 22nd in the NASCAR Sprint Cup points standings, after eight races, and he’s not worried, why? He’s overcoming a feast or famine start consisting of four finishes of 36th or worse. On the other two wins he’s a virtual lock on a Chase berth (under the new rules) and can only solidify his points standing as the year goes on. In fact it’s his best start, going into the Easter off-week since 2011 when he also won two events, … Continue reading

The Classic Car Spectacular

The Classic Car Spectacular

Photo: “classic cars (83)” by S Pakhrin Some Rights Reserved   When From Saturday 31 May 2014 to Sunday 1 June 2014 Location Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN Description The 28th year for one of Britain’s best and most popular classic car events. Around 2,000 Classic, Saloons, Coupes, Convertibles, Performance and Super cars are on show and around 90 of Britain’s top club displays including Jaguar, Lotus, Mercedes Benz, Ford and many more classics from yesteryear. Massive 2-day Cheshire autojumble & general trade of around 250 stalls along with the ever popular collectors Car Mart. A great day … Continue reading

Top 10 Green Car Upgrades

Top 10 Green Car Upgrades

Photo: “green monster!” by Tom Wolf Some Rights Reserved Tricks to make your car greener and save some dough. By Jacob Gordon of TreeHugger 1. Easy on the Throttle The single most important technique to make your existing car more efficient is speed, or lack thereof. In the city, avoid jackrabbit starts and lead-footed stops — this kills your fuel economy as well as your brakes. On the highway wind resistance is your enemy, and the faster you go the tougher the battle. When Consumer Reports researchers increased the speed of a 4-cylinder Camry test car from 55 to 65 mph, the … Continue reading

What’s hot in car tech? Audi’s new A3

What’s hot in car tech? Audi’s new A3

Photo: “Audi A3 Limousine” by Kārlis Dambrāns Some Rights Reserved By Jonathan Takiff, Daily News Columnist Posted: March 21, 2014 “GREAT THINGS in small packages” is a consumer tech mantra, with makers compacting ever more features into ever smaller designs. This goal is being applied to upscale compact cars in the U.S. market, with the 2015 Audi A3 4-door as an apt case in point. BY THE NUMBERS: Jazzing up big sister A4′s staid looks, nicely outfitted at $29,900 (plus delivery) and laden with extraordinary tech features and options (pushing a fully loaded ride to 44 large), the A3 … Continue reading

Spring Car Maintenance

Spring Car Maintenance

Photo:”sprung” by Robert S. Donovan Some Rights Reserved By Matthew Wright You’ve got your suntan lotion, a giant cooler and three cheesy novels loaded in the Kindle — you’re ready for a summer road trip. You may be prepared, but are you up to date on your summer auto maintenance? Sure, auto maintenance is the last thing on your mind, but it’ll jump to the front pretty quickly if you’re on the side of the road. Spend an afternoon on some simple auto maintenance procedures and you’ll thank yourself in the end. Replace Your Air Filter: You should replace … Continue reading

Ferrari confirms Domenicali exit

Ferrari confirms Domenicali exit

Photo: “formula 1 (titl shift)” by Jose Maria Miñarro Vivancos Some Rights Reserved Ferrari on Monday confirmed reports Stefano Domenicali has “decided to resign” as team boss. In a statement, president Luca di Montezemolo thanked the 48-year-old not only for his long “contribution and commitment”, but for the “great responsibility” displayed by stepping down amid Ferrari’s early-season crisis. Domenicali confirmed that Domenicali’s successor is Marco Mattiacci, “a manager who knows the value of the company. He has enthusiastically accepted this challenge.” Domenicali, who said on Monday he had the “courage to take difficult and very agonising decisions”, joined Ferrari … Continue reading

Spring Boardwalk Classic Car Show

Spring Boardwalk Classic Car Show

Photo: by Damian Morys Some Rights Reserved 05/08/2014 – 05/11/2014 Thursday will feature a special car cruise and kick-off party for participants only. Cars will be displayed on the Wildwoods Boardwalk on Friday and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. and is open to models 2003 and older. Registration is at the Imperial 500. The ‘Boardwalk Top 40′ will be displayed Saturday at 5 p.m. and a drive-in movie will be held afterwards at Fox Park at sun down, weather permitting. Sunday will feature an awards ceremony at 9 a.m. inside the Wildwoods Convention Center where trophies and … Continue reading