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Advantages and Disadvantages of Purchasing Rebuilt Used Engines

It is a good idea to buy a used engine for the vehicle, for it brings advantages. Rebuilt or re-manufactured engines are made of the parts of the old engines, enriched in quality, to make them good enough as the new car engines. But, these engines may also bring few disadvantages, as they have already been used. So, would you like to know the pros and cons of the rebuilt… Continue reading

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Types and Working of an Engine Lubrication system

Engine lubrication systems can be classified according to the nature of their sumps. A sump is an oil pan that is placed at the base of an engine that contains the lubricating oil. Since there are two types of sumps, dry sumps and wet sumps, engine lubrication systems are also classified into wet sump lubricating system and dry sump lubricating system.

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The Need for Transmission System in Cars

In a car, the engine produces the necessary power that is needed for it to move. But it is important to know how this generated power is transferred to the wheels and get them to rotate. There is system in most of the automobiles which is meant for this purpose. A transmission system in a car generally does two tasks.

a) Transfer power from the engine to the wheels… Continue reading

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Vehicle Telematics

The electronic technology and the computer involved in the vehicle are called as telematics. The telematics in a vehicle represents the automatic driving assistance, wireless safety communications, integrated hands free mobile phones, GPS navigation, emergency warning systems etc. Continue reading

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The Rain Sensor and Automatic Wipers Technology

This rain sensor wiper system senses any moisture on the wind-shield, for example, it automatically activates and starts wiping, because the system experiences the interruption to its infrared beam when it senses moisture strikes on the windshield. Then, the infrared beam is reflected outside the surface of the windshield and to the infrared sensor array. Continue reading

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Know Anti-Theft Devices for Protecting Your Vehicle

There are many affordable anti-theft devices available market, and they have minimized the chances of auto-theft and prevent many people from becoming the victim of auto theft. Car thefts occur where a large group of cars are parked for long extended periods of time such as shopping centers, movie theaters, sport stadiums and large apartment complexes.
If you live in a highly theft-prone area or worried about the possibility of… Continue reading

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Information on the Lane Department Warning (LDW) Technology

LDW technology is developed for commercial truckers, but variations of this technology are adopted by many major car manufacturers. Europe has adopted this system in the early years of 21st century. The most advanced version of this system is used in high-end luxury cars, like the Infiniti M-2011. This technology can actually nudge the driver back into the proper lane. It is the technology which is aimed at stemming the… Continue reading

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Is Voice Technology in Vehicles the Quality Killer?

Initial Quality Study(SM) (IQS) released that, according to the J.D power and Associates 2012 U.S. since 2009, vehicle manufacturers has been showing improvement as well as they are producing higher-quality vehicles than ever before.

J.D. Power & Associates conducted a consumer survey and reported that the overall quality of new automobiles has improved even though still there are some complaints about voice technology such as usage of complicated on… Continue reading

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Nissan Expands Its New-Tire Pressure Monitoring Technology

Nissan Motor Company in Detroit, Michigan in U.S is trying to expand its New-Tire Pressure Monitoring technology to limit excuses of driver for ignoring tire pressure warnings with its Easy-fill Tire Alert technology. This system was launched and redesigned in 2011 Quest minivan and being spread across the car maker’s lineup for 2013 models.

It’s already more than a decade since thought on rollover crashes with Ford Explorer SUV… Continue reading

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US Auto Manufacturers Replacing LED or Xenon Headlamps with Laser Headlamps

Car manufacturers are developing many new facilities for new models. In that they are developing new technological facilities in head lamp development. German motor manufacturing companies are following new technology in headlamp advancements that is ‘laser headlamps’ which produces the laser light.

The German Motors are using this laser headlamp technology for the very first time… Continue reading

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