Monthly Archives: January 2015

Geneva, 85th International Motor Show

Geneva, 85th International Motor Show

Photo: Some rights reserved by kBandara Event Date March 3, 2015 to March 15, 2015 Passenger cars, bodywork, parts, accessories, garage equipment, publications, associations Open to public 5 – 15 March Press days 3 – 4 March Organizer Comité Permanent du Salon International de l’Automobile Route François Peyrot 20 CH 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex Tel: + 41 22 761 11 11 Fax: + 41 22 798 01 00 E-mail: info@palexpo.ch Web site: www.salon-auto.ch Chairman Maurice Turrettini President/Managing Director André Hefti Press Officer Sylvia Blattner Exhibition Center PALEXPO Case Postale 112 CH 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex For further information, download our pdf From: oica.net

How to Increase Your Car’s Mileage and Use Less Gas

How to Increase Your Car’s Mileage and Use Less Gas

Photo: Some rights reserved by zombieite Driving habits, the type of vehicle and the conditions under which it’s driven all affect it’s environmental performance. With that in mind, here are our top tricks to make your car greener and save money on gas. Steps Accelerate smoothly, brake gradually.“Easy on the throttle” is the biggest rule to save a lot of fuel. Drive at a distance from the car in front of you to avoid unnecessary acceleration and frequent repetitive braking that ends up wasting fuel and ruining brakes. It’s much safer too! Drive In high gear. An engine runs … Continue reading

Amazing New Ford GT

Amazing New Ford GT

Photo: Some rights reserved by marco_ely For Blue Oval fans, 2016 looms large. That year marks the 50th anniversary of Ford’s greatest racing victory, the first of four consecutive wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. To commemorate and celebrate this glorious anniversary, several sources tell Motor Trend that Ford is bringing back the GT for 2016, though that might not be its name. Not just for the street, either. Looks like the company that Hank built is packing its bags and heading across the pond to France. Whispers in and around Dearborn indicate that Ford has a … Continue reading

Rico Abreu, Winner of the Chili Bowl

Rico Abreu, Winner of the Chili Bowl

Photo: Some rights reserved by royal_broil Abreu passed Bryan Clauson at about the halfway point of the race and absolutely checked out in the second half, surviving a number of restarts for the win. After the last restart, Abreu wasn’t even challenged. He had a lead of almost a straightaway just a few laps after the yellow flag. In a star-studded field, Abreu truly showcased his talents and turned a number of heads. Immediately following the event, congratulatory tweets and messages were being sent Rico’s way from the likes of his friends Kyle Larson and Kasey Kahne, to team … Continue reading

2015 Detroit Auto Show

2015 Detroit Auto Show

Photo: Some rights reserved by lotprocars Date: 01/17/2015 – 01/25/2015 Place: COBO Center, Detroit, Michigan No city in the country is as associated with the automobile as Detroit. It remains the pre-eminent show for automakers to debut their wares. The most significant cars from the Ford Mustang to the Toyota Prius often are held back just to be revealed here. From: cars.com

How to Check Your Car Before a Road Trip

How to Check Your Car Before a Road Trip

Photo: Some rights reserved by brownpau Planning on going on a road trip soon? Before you do so, you should check your car to make sure that it is in good condition and running smooth. This will help you to drive safe and avoid any breakdowns or mechanical issues. Then you’ll be free to just roll down the windows, turn on the radio and enjoy the open road! Steps Check the fluids in your car.Checking the oil, coolant and brake fluid levels may help you avoid an accident or an unnecessary breakdown. Check your air pressure. These should be … Continue reading

How to Check the Constant Velocity Boots (CV Boots) on Your Car

How to Check the Constant Velocity Boots (CV Boots) on Your Car

Some rights reserved by Axion23 Found in all front-wheel-drive and many rear-wheel-drive cars, constant velocity joints (CV joints) transfer torque from the Drive shaft to the wheels and permit the vehicle suspension system to move up and down without the passengers noticing each bump. CV joints are protected by plastic or rubber boots that hold in the grease the joints are packed in. If the boot fails, dirt and moisture displace the grease, impairing the joint. Inspecting the CV boots at the first sign of trouble can help save the CV joints and money in repairs. Steps Park the … Continue reading

Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown: Kyle Larson at Cocopah Speedway

Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown: Kyle Larson at Cocopah Speedway

January 3, 2015, Cocopah Speedway Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown – Night #2 Kyle Larson #42 starts 3rd and wins battle at the end.

Washington Auto Show

Washington Auto Show

Photo: Some rights reserved by lotprocars Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mount Vernon Place Northwest Washington D.C., DC 20001 Washington, D.C., has long been the site of the country’s greatest ambitions for progress. The Washington Auto Show not only symbolizes the brightest and boldest dreams of the auto industry but marks the show’s transformation over the years. The Washington Auto Show® has not only become the largest public show in Washington, D.C., it’s also the premier address for showcasing the latest innovations in sustainable technologies and drawing the most influential leaders in the industry. This year, hundreds of … Continue reading

2015 Cairo International Motor Show

2015 Cairo International Motor Show

Photo: Some rights reserved by archer10 (Dennis) Event Date March 12, 2015 to March 17, 2015 Light and heavy commercial vehicles Open to public 14 – 17 March Press days 12 – 13 March Organizer ART LINE Company for Organizing Int’l Exhibitions & Conferences (S.A.E.) 57, Ibrahim El-Refaei St., 8th district, Nasr city ET Cairo Tel: + 20 2 273 2237-8 Fax: + 20 2 273 2055 E-mail: info@artline.com.eg Chairman Eng. Ahmed H. Allam Executive Managing Director Eng. Hosni Fouad Exhibition Center Cairo International Convention and Exhibition Center – CICC From: oica.net