Monthly Archives: November 2015

PRI Show-Themed Limited Time Offer At VR-12 Store

PRI Show-Themed Limited Time Offer At VR-12 Store

To celebrate not just a great event but also the fact that we’re participating in it we would like to hold a limited time offer on our ‘VR-12′ 12-bottle pack. To check it out just go to our online store or click here for direct access. Performance Racing Industry magazine was started in 1986 by Steve Lewis, owner of Laguna Coast Publishing, based in Laguna Beach, California. The magazine is a monthly business publication for entrepreneurs in the auto racing industry. In 1988, Lewis started the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show to provide an annual opportunity for racing business … Continue reading

3D-Printed Cars by Local Motors

3D-Printed Cars by Local Motors

Advancements in direct digital manufacturing (DDM) will help bring the first 3D-printed car to market soon, according to Justin Fishkin, Chief Strategy Officer of Local Motors. Local Motors is the company behind the first production 3D-printed car, called the LM3D Swim, and will start taking pre-sale orders in the spring of 2016. Rapid auto-development cycles enabled by 3D-printing will usher in faster car technology cycles, Fishkin said at the Connected Car Expo in Los Angeles this week. According to the Local Motors, to better protect the environment, the company plans on using previously printed bodies, melting them down, and using … Continue reading

PRI Show History

PRI Show History

Photo: Some rights reserved by hyku The PRI has been a solid trade show for years and we’ve been there already meeting new people and introducing them to VR-12. This year we aim to do the same at booth Nr. 7013, so come down and join us! Performance Racing Industry magazine was started in 1986 by Steve Lewis, owner of Laguna Coast Publishing, based in Laguna Beach, California. The magazine is a monthly business publication for entrepreneurs in the auto racing industry. In 1988, Lewis started the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show to provide an annual opportunity for racing … Continue reading

How to Check Clutch Fluid Level

How to Check Clutch Fluid Level

Photo: Some rights reserved by daveparker While most drivers today prefer vehicles with automatic transmissions, some drivers still swear by manual transmission cars and trucks. Manual transmission vehicles either use a cable to connect the clutch to the transmission or a hydraulic system with a fluid reservoir. If your car has a stick shift with a hydraulic clutch, here’s how to check the clutch fluid level. Steps Open the car’s hood. It’s best to do so when the car is stopped on a level surface, with the engine cold. Look for the clutch fluid reservoir. On most cars with … Continue reading

VR-12 at The PRI 2015

VR-12 at The PRI 2015

On behalf of the VR-12 team we announce that we will be present at the PRI Show at booth nr. 7013. We invite you to come because it’s going to be a great way to end the year with such a great event. The PRI Trade Show Is The Epicenter Of New Racing Technology Buyers From All 50 States And 70+ Countries 1,200 Exhibiting Companies Totaling Over 3000 Booths More New Racing Products Than Anywhere On Earth Attention Racing Industry Suppliers: Capture Your Share Of This Powerful Market Conduct Business Face To Face With Racing Key Decision Makers Get Your … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Is The Perfect Time To Let You Know That Your Business Is Appreciated

Thanksgiving Is The Perfect Time To Let You Know That Your Business Is Appreciated

 

Driverless Car Race at Formula E

Driverless Car Race at Formula E

Photo: Some rights reserved by ItaliaMotori Formula E, the global all-electric racing series, has partnered with a company called Kinetik to form the world’s first driverless car racing series. The new support series, called Roborace, will run its races before each scheduled Formula E event starting next season. Roborace will pit ten teams — each armed with two cars — against each other in hour-long races on the same street circuits that the Formula E cars compete on. Each one of the 20 autonomous electric cars will be the same as the next, so teams will have to focus … Continue reading

The Wonderful World of GM

The Wonderful World of GM

Photo: Some rights reserved by Lee Cannon Date: Friday, November 27, 2015 11:00 AM – 06:00 PM Venue: Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort 1000 W Buena Vista Drive outside Convention Center Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 United States 2 day car show hosted by the Corvette Club of the Palm Beaches at Disney’s Coronado Springs Hotel. Rooms are $119 per night plus tax-call our Dedicated Disney line @ (407) 939-4686 and use Group Reservation #G0692578 From: carshowsevent.com

Toyota Prius C

Toyota Prius C

Photo: Some rights reserved by mariordo59 The Toyota Prius c (c stands for “city”), named the Toyota Aqua in Japan, is a full hybrid gasoline-electric subcompact hatchback manufactured and marketed by Toyota Motor Corporation. The Prius c is the third member of the Prius family, and combines the features of a Yaris-sized car with a hybrid powertrain. The Prius c is priced lower than the conventional Prius and has a higher fuel economy in city driving under United States Environmental Protection Agency test cycles. The Prius c is ranked by the EPA as the 2012 most fuel efficient compact … Continue reading

Cruise Automotive Makes Cars Autonomous

Cruise Automotive Makes Cars Autonomous

Cruise Automotive can install an autopilot system to a car for around £6,000. It’s not quite the full self-driving solution that Google is at the forefront of, but neither is it the ‘inch by inch’ approach currently in the marketplace. Radars and cameras sit in a sensor pod on the roof and transmit data to a small computer in the boot which in turn controls actuators under pedals and in the steering wheel. Before it can get to market, however, the technology needs to be properly legalized. Nearly half of states have passed, voted down, or are considering bills … Continue reading