Monthly Archives: March 2015

New Hampshire Auto Show

New Hampshire Auto Show

Photo: Some rights reserved by The U.S. Army NH Sportsplex     |    Bedford, USA    |    23-25 Oct 2015 New Hampshire Auto Show is a 3 day event being held at the NH Sportsplex in Bedford, USA. This event showcases products like new cars, trucks, SUVs and alternative fuel vehicles and many more related automotive products and services etc. in the Automotive, Industrial Products industries. From: nhautoshow.com

Oil Imports Will Be Cut 40% by 2030 According to Study

Oil Imports Will Be Cut 40% by 2030 According to Study

Photo: Some rights reserved by Goldmund100 Electric car drivers will save, on average, a thousand pounds per year ($1500), sparking a 47% reduction in total carbon emissions in the UK, said the Cambridge Econometrics study. The paper, which was commissioned by the European Climate Foundation, said that the more we use electric cars instead of conventional cars, the less we will see air pollutants such as nitrogen oxide and particulates. But enjoying the fruits of a clean vehicle boom will require an infrastructure roll-out soon, as the analysis assumes a deployment of over 6m electric vehicles by 2030 – growing … Continue reading

Chrysler’s Rear Cross Path Detection System

Chrysler’s Rear Cross Path Detection System

Photo: Some rights reserved by Vox Efx One of the more useful bits of technology we encountered at the Chrysler What’s New for 2009 event last week was “Rear Cross Path Detection,” a byproduct of the new blind spot monitoring system on 2009 minivans that employs two radar sensors mounted on the corners of the rear bumper. Blind spot monitoring has become increasingly common on luxury vehicles in recent years, but Chrysler is claiming that the 2009 Caravan and Town & Country are the first minivans to be equipped with the technology. Rear Cross Path uses two bumper-mounted radar … Continue reading

How to Lift a Car Using a Trolley Jack

How to Lift a Car Using a Trolley Jack

Photo: Some rights reserved by toolstop Many automotive projects require jacking your car up. Whether you are replacing a tire or trying to gain access to the bottom of the vehicle, a trolley jack can make lifting your car far easier than the scissor jacks that come with most cars. Trolley jacks roll beneath the car on four wheels and use hydraulic pressure to raise the car as you lift and press on the handle. Using the appropriate procedure when jacking up your car with a trolley jack will protect your vehicle from damage and you from getting hurt. … Continue reading

Indianapolis 500 Will Feature Justin Wilson With Andretti Autosport

Indianapolis 500 Will Feature Justin Wilson With Andretti Autosport

Photo: Some rights reserved by nic_r ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Justin Wilson spent the long IndyCar offseason in limbo. He waited patiently for an opportunity for a full-time ride, and each time he thought he was close, the deal fell apart. It was an agonizing six months for the British driver, who was left without a ride as drivers swapped seats and signed new deals. Wilson still doesn’t have a steady ride, but on Friday came the best available option: A two-race deal with Andretti Autosport to run the Indianapolis 500 and the Grand Prix of Indianapolis. Michael … Continue reading

Car Rental Show

Car Rental Show

Photo: Some rights reserved by Moyan_Brenn Car Rental Show Ballys Las Vegas Hotel & Casino     |    Las Vegas, USA    |    13-14 Apr 2015 The Car Rental Show is presented by Auto Rental News in conjunction with ACRA American Car Rental Association. It is specially designed for the entire automotive rental market. The exhibition also displays the finest cars, trucks, buses, products and services the automotive industry offers. It promises direct networking with potential vendors, and helps in making Sales. It is considered a fine platform to launch new products, see and compare the new competition in the market, and to interact with … Continue reading

Batteries In Electric Cars Are Now Cheaper Than Expected By The Year 2020

Batteries In Electric Cars Are Now Cheaper Than Expected By The Year 2020

Photo: Some rights reserved by jurvetson In case you’re still skeptic about the recent EV wave and intensive interest in green technologies coming from high-name carmakers, here’s a mind-changer: the cost of battery packs for electric cars went lower than analysts expected for year 2020. A recently published analysis from The Carbon Brief states that a new study in Nature Climate Change found out that EV batteries are at the moment cheaper than automotive experts expected they would be five years from now. Back in 2013, the International Energy Agency (IEA) estimated that it would take until 2020 for … Continue reading

Adaptive Highbeam Assist

Adaptive Highbeam Assist

Photo: Some rights reserved by Trevor Bair Adaptive Highbeam Assist from Mercedes-Benz makes night-time driving even safer. The system adjusts the headlamp range automatically to the distance of oncoming traffic or vehicles in front with their lights on. This provides the driver with the ideal headlamp range at all times, enabling better and earlier recognition of the course of the road, pedestrians or other dangers. Adaptive highbeam Adaptive Highbeam Assist is Mercedes-Benz’ marketing name for a headlight control strategy that continuously automatically tailors the headlamp range so the beam just reaches other vehicles ahead, thus always ensuring maximum possible … Continue reading

How to Diagnose an Alignment Problem

How to Diagnose an Alignment Problem

Photo: Some rights reserved by mφop plaφer Uh oh. Wasn’t there a deceptively deep pothole you hit the other day? Is your car now tending to pull or drift to the left or right? Or maybe there’s too much “play” in the steering? By diagnosing any tire problems, the candor and castor of your front-end alignment, and taking it for a road test, any questions can be easily answered. And then you can move onto How to Fix the Alignment on a Car! Steps Eliminate tire problems.Before attempting to diagnose a front end alignment problem, you need to be … Continue reading

Deal Between Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes is Imminent

Deal Between Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes is Imminent

Photo: Some rights reserved by Jaffa The Cake Lewis Hamilton is hoping to sign a new contract with Mercedes before Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix, the driver has revealed. “It is going back between the lawyers so hopefully it is done before the weekend,” Hamilton told Sky Sports News. “That would be great, but if not in due time.” The double world champion is currently paid an annual salary of around £20 million. Negotiations have been slow as he seeks to compete with the best paid drivers in Formula One. Sebastian Vettel is currently the benchmark, earning €50 million (£37 … Continue reading