Archivos por mes: julio 2015

Nissan’s Smart Rearview Mirror

Nissan’s Smart Rearview Mirror

Nissan introduces the Smart rearview mirror, the world’s first LCD monitor that not only provides clear rearward visibility under various conditions, but also allows the driver the ability to switch between the LCD monitor and the traditional rearview mirror, depending on the driver’s preference. The Smart rearview mirror is housed within the structure of the rearview mirror, with a built-in LCD monitor that can be activated in place of the conventional mirror. A high-resolution camera mounted on the rear of the vehicle provides the driver with a clear unobstructed view of the rear flanks, allowing the ability to check … Continuar leyendo

How to Change the Air Filter in Your Car

How to Change the Air Filter in Your Car

Photo: Some rights reserved by Benoit cars Your car needs air just as much as it needs fuel; air filters keep the inside of the engine free of dust and insects. Replace or clean your air filter at the recommended interval to keep air flowing freely and your car running its best. Air filters are inexpensive and quick to replace, so you can do this routine maintenance yourself. Steps Obtain the correct replacement filter. If you need assistance finding the correct filter, an auto parts store or its website can help you identify the correct filter that fits your … Continuar leyendo

Vettel Wins at Hungarian Grand Prix

Vettel Wins at Hungarian Grand Prix

Photo: Some rights reserved by bluebirdwfc Budapest – A 69 lap charge around the Hungaroring ended in a win for Sebastian Vettel. The German took the lead right after the start, with a forceful move on the Mercedes duo of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton. Vettel saw his 30 second advantage wiped out when the Safety Car came out on lap 42. Seb kept his concentration, doing a good job of managing the final third of the race, to take the chequered flag in first place for his second win with Ferrari, his first ever in Hungary. Kimi Raikkonen … Continuar leyendo

27th Annual Adirondack Nationals Car Show

27th Annual Adirondack Nationals Car Show

Photo: Some rights reserved by RobDurdle.com When: Thu, Sep 10, 2015 until Sat, Sep 12, 2015 Where: Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center Cost: Spectators $10 for the weekend / 12 and under FREE View Phone Number See all the classics! The 27th Annual Adirondack Nationals Car Show will takes place September 11 – 13, 2015 in the village of Lake George. Held the weekend after Labor Day every year, the show features classic cars, special events, vendors, fireworks and full day of fun for the entire family! Looking for a place to stay for the weekend? Lodging … Continuar leyendo

Washington Governor Seeking Less Emissions

Washington Governor Seeking Less Emissions

Photo: Some rights reserved by orijinal Not-so-jolly green giant Jay Inslee is sticking it to the opponents of his climate agenda in the state legislature. Today, Inslee’s office announced that the governor is using his executive authority to direct the Department of Ecology to put a cap on carbon emissions. It’s something of a last resort. Inslee started out the legislative session with a plan to generate $1 billion for the state by implementing a cap-and-trade system for the state’s top 130 polluters. But the prospect of all that new revenue didn’t sway the oil-soaked Republican opposition, and House … Continuar leyendo

Mercedes’ Invisible Car

Mercedes’ Invisible Car

Designed to capture the attention of consumers and bring attention to cars that don’t significantly impact the environment, Mercedes has launched an inventive advertising campaign regarding hydrogen-powered cars. Mercedes-Benz has created a new commercial to promote a vehicle that uses F-CELL hydrogen technology. Designed to advertise the car’s ability to produce zero emissions and protect the environment, Mercedes-Benz covered the automobile in several mats of LEDs on the driver side of the car and mounted a Canon EOS 5D Mark II digital SLR camera on the opposite side of the vehicle. The Canon 5D Mark II shoots video on … Continuar leyendo

Travis Braden wins in his ARCA Racing Series debut with VR-12

Travis Braden wins in his ARCA Racing Series debut with VR-12

(BROWNSBURG, Indiana. – Friday July 24, 2015) – ARCA driver Travis Braden wheeled his No. 01 West Virginia University Chevrolet to victory lane Friday night, something that appeared improbable early in the race when he went a lap down to the leader in the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 at Lucas Oil Raceway. A two-time ARCA/CRA Super Series champion, Braden won in his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut. He finished ahead of William Byron, also making his ARCA debut, Tom Hessert, J.J. Haley and Brandon Jones. Braden led the final 21 laps in capturing the win. Josh Williams … Continuar leyendo

How to Find Your Engine’s Top Dead Center (TDC)

How to Find Your Engine’s Top Dead Center (TDC)

Photo: Some rights reserved by Bonnett If you have a car with no timing marks on the crank pulley, here is a really neat, accurate and cheap way of finding the engine’s TDC. This is done with the engine in the car and the head torqued down. Steps Make an indicator from some clear plastic tubing, a jar of light oil, and an old spark plug. Break up an old spark plug and attach a length of clear plastic tubing to it (make it airtight). Remove all the spark plugs. Stick your thumb OVER the #1 cylinder spark plug … Continuar leyendo

3 Wins In a Row For Kyle Busch

3 Wins In a Row For Kyle Busch

Photo: Some rights reserved by MikeKalasnik “I guess Kyle’s back,” a disappointed Logano said after the race, uttering perhaps the biggest understatement in the modern era of stock car racing. Harvick finished third, followed by Martin Truex Jr. and Denny Hamlin. Clint Bowyer, Matt Kenseth, Kurt Busch, Kyle Larson and Brad Keselowski completed the top 10. “Oh my gosh. I just can’t believe this run right now,” Busch said. “I can’t believe what’s going on … It’s really a treat to win at Indy.” Busch took the lead for the final time with eight laps to go. He was … Continuar leyendo

6th The Little Car Show

6th The Little Car Show

Photo: Some rights reserved by pedrosimoes7 What: “The Little Car Show +” August 12th 2015 We will feature Japanese vehicles this year, but we’ll accept 100 vehicles 40 years and older, 1975 and older, micro, mini and arcane vehicles under 1,601cc and all electric vehicles. In addition for our 6th annual show we are going to add one block downtown devoted to “Orphan Cars of the Fifties”. The show will be renamed “The Little Car Show +”, the “+” representing the 1950′s orphan cars. Orphan cars are cars that were made by companies that are no longer in existence … Continuar leyendo