Monthly Archives: December 2014

Motor Trend International Auto Show Baltimore

Motor Trend International Auto Show Baltimore

Photo: Some rights reserved by Vox Efx New cars, trucks and SUVs will fill the Baltimore Convention Center for the Motor Trend International Auto Show! January 1-4, 2015. Baltimore Convention Center One West Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21201 410.649.7000 Hours Thursday 12 pm – 10 pm Friday 10 am – 10 pm Saturday 10 am – 10 pm Sunday* 10 am – 7 pm Tickets Buy now and save! Adults (13 and over) $12 Senior Citizens Thursday & Friday (62 and over) $8 Senior Citizens Saturday & Sunday (62 and over) $10 Military (With any DOD ID) $8 Children … Continue reading

9 Tips For Winter Driving

9 Tips For Winter Driving

Photo: Some rights reserved by Dusty J Winter’s hard. Make life on the road easier with these inventions. Cold weather and vehicle performance aren’t necessarily the best of friends. “Every mile is two in winter.” That quote is attributed to the English poet George Herbert. Even though he wasn’t referring to driving an SUV with heated leather seats, his philosophy still applies today. Winters can be hard, cold, long, and dark. One of the problems with winter is that things tend to stop working. Whether it’s an aging, cracked serpentine belt on your vehicle or the sticky lock on … Continue reading

FIA confirms 20-race calendar for 2015

FIA confirms 20-race calendar for 2015

Photo: Some rights reserved by Michael Elleray Formula One racing’s governing body, the FIA, has published the calendar for the 2015 world championship following a meeting of its World Motor Sport Council in Beijing on Thursday. It features 20 rounds, including the return of Mexico in November. The Mexican race will take place at the same venue which staged the country’s last Grand Prix in 1992 – Mexico City’s Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez. The expanded calendar means the 2015 season will finish one week later than in 2014, with the Abu Dhabi finale taking place on the final weekend in … Continue reading

Canadian International AutoShow

Canadian International AutoShow

Photo: Some rights reserved by MSVG Date: February 13-22, 2015 The Canadian International AutoShow, CIAS for short, is Canada’s largest auto show and most prestigious consumer event in Canada. This event has been held in Toronto, Ontario since 1974 and is currently located in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. It is a major tourist attraction and is extremely popular in Ontario and much of Western New York state, bringing in an average of 300,000 visitors throughout its showing. The Show takes place in February on an annual basis. In addition, it is North America’s largest auto show held inside … Continue reading

How to Green Your Christmas

How to Green Your Christmas

Photo: Some rights reserved by Ashley MacKinnon Learn four ways to have an eco-friendly Christmas in this Howcast video featuring Alegre of Green and Greener.

Anti-lock Braking System

Anti-lock Braking System

Photo: Some rights reserved by Grand Parc – Bordeaux, France Anti-lock braking system (ABS) is an automobile safety system that allows the wheels on a motor vehicle to maintain tractive contact with the road surface according to driver inputs while braking, preventing the wheels from locking up (ceasing rotation) and avoiding uncontrolled skidding. It is an automated system that uses the principles of threshold braking and cadence braking which were practiced by skillful drivers with previous generation braking systems. It does this at a much faster rate and with better control than a driver could manage. ABS generally offers … Continue reading

PRI airing with VR-12 and Roush Yates

PRI airing with VR-12 and Roush Yates

Here is the airing schedule for the PRI show with Host Ted Jones. (Airing on MAVTV Channel). This is the segment with VR-12 and Roush Yates (C.E.O Luis Latour and Vice President Jeff Clark). Cablecast Dates/Times: Inside Drag Racing/Performance TV, Episode 1413 12/25/14 – Thursday @ 1:30P and 4:30P  E.S.T. on MAVTV 12/26/14 – Friday @ 10:30AM E.S.T. on MAVTV 12/27/14 – Saturday @ 6:30PM E.S.T. on MAVTV

2015 Nascar Schedule

2015 Nascar Schedule

Photo: Some rights reserved by raniel diaz Here’s a list of the most important Nascar events to look out for in 2015. The 2015 NASCAR national series schedules (non-points races noted in parentheses): NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (36 points races, two non-points events) Sat., Feb. 14 — Daytona (Sprint Unlimited) | FOX | MRN, SiriusXM | BUY TICKETS Thurs., Feb. 19 — Daytona (Duel) | FOX Sports 1 | MRN, SiriusXM | BUY TICKETS Sun., Feb. 22 — Daytona | FOX | MRN, SiriusXM | BUY TICKETS Sun., March 1 — Atlanta | FOX | PRN, SiriusXM | BUY TICKETS … Continue reading

Philadelphia Auto Show

Philadelphia Auto Show

Photo: Some rights reserved by James’ Plastic Harem gallery 2015 Show Information Get your motor revving with 650,000 square feet of wood grain, leather and steel. Recognized by the industry as one of the top shows in the country, the Philly Auto Show displays more than 700 vehicles from a variety of manufacturers. 2015 Show Dates: Saturday, January 31 – Sunday, February 8, 2015 Show Hours: Saturdays: 9:00AM – 10PM Sunday 2/1: 9AM – 6PM Weekdays: 12NOON – 10PM Sunday 2/8: 9AM – 8PM Show Location: The Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia PA 19107 Driving Directions | Transit … Continue reading

BMW i8 Is The Tech Car Of 2014

BMW i8 Is The Tech Car Of 2014

Photo: Some rights reserved by mariordo59 The BMW i8, first introduced as the BMW Concept Vision Efficient Dynamics, is a plug-in hybrid sports car developed by BMW. The 2015 model year BMW i8 has a 7.1 kWh lithium-ion battery pack that delivers an all-electric range of 37 km (23 mi) under the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC). Under the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cycle, the range in EV mode is 24 km (15 mi) with a small amount of gasoline consumption. The BMW i8 can go from 0–100 km/h (0 to 60 mph) in 4.4 seconds and has a top speed of … Continue reading