Vehicle maintenance is an integral part of owning an automobile. Not only does it ensure that the vehicle is in its best possible shape, it also keeps drivers away from accidents. But did you know that through proper maintenance, fuel economy can be improved?
Below are 5 tips on how to help keep vehicles in tip-top shape while also improving fuel economy.
Dash cams are small video recorders that act like a black box for cars. They are mounted on top of the dashboard or the interior windshield, and capture both images and sound. Over the years, these devices have grown in popularity primarily for the peace of mind and legal protection they provide in case of unforeseen incidents on the road. Below are some benefits that detail why this tiny camera is widely regarded as a cost-effective investment.
Having add-ons to one’s vehicle is one way of self-expression. But the most popular add-ons are put not just for aesthetic reasons but for their utility as well. They come in different brands, price and designs depending on the taste of the owner. But their value for their use makes them almost indispensable for most drivers.
The following are the three add-ons found in most vehicles:
The windshield is an important aspect of car safety. It is designed to protect passengers from the impact of outside elements. However, regular car use may cause wear and tear to your windshield, hence making it brittle and prone to cracks. It is therefore necessary to check and maintain your car’s windshield to prevent encountering safety issues.
Minor cracks on your windshield are not necessarily dangerous. However, when these cracks accumulate, they pose a threat not only to your vehicle but also to your safety as well. Here are some safety tips should you find any windshield cracks.
More people prefer to do home vehicle repair rather than bringing their cars to auto repair shops. Do-it-yourself car repair is more economical, especially if the damage will not really require a major overhaul. But in order to do a successful DIY home vehicle repair, you need to have the right tools and equipments. Having a startup kit of auto repair tools in your car or in your garage is necessary if you are serious about doing your own car maintenance work.
Here is a list of basic auto repair tools that you will need to keep handy in your toolbox.
The development of science and technology has paved the way for a better and more efficient life for mankind. Science and technology have been applied to many things. One notable example is the automobile. Automobiles have been present since the 20th century and have, since then, been developed through the years to become safer and more efficient.
Today, the current trend of automobile development is the creation of fully automated systems that enable a car to be driven without any input from a driver. These autonomous cars are well within the grasp of man and will be released to the public in the next couple of years. Below are 5 future autonomous cars you should watch out for, as well as the risks and rewards of autonomous cars.
Each year there are new car safety systems designed and developed to avoid and minimize the increasing number of possible car crashes and automobile accidents.
This year 2015, the latest and newest car safety systems are released to add into the innovations and development of automobile safety.
Back in the day, before injection systems for gasoline-powered vehicles were efficient and precise, there was the single-point injection. The single-point injection did its work by mixing air and fuel before the intake valve and then distributing the mixture to the cylinders of the engine in one way. Although this sounds good enough, a problem arising from this type of injection system is that the cylinders did not have an equal mix of fuel and air. The nearest cylinder to the intake valve gets a richer mix (which means it has more fuel) than the ones farthest from the opening of the intake valve.
Going on trips is one of the most exciting experiences everyone should do once in a while – be it a trip alone, with friends, or with family. And speaking of trips, road trips are probably the most enjoyable. Riding in your own private car, and being surrounded by your loved ones makes the moment even more memorable. However, unlike other trips where you commute or go by plane, road trips require much more thought and preparation. You can’t just go grab your backpack, pick-up your friends and decide where to go spontaneously. You have to check a lot of things, especially with regards to your car – should you rent one or drive your own – or else, the much anticipated trip will end up in a huge mess.
Las Vegas has one of the most excruciating summer weather. The heat almost makes driving unbearable. On a day that the temperature is 80°F, the car’s thermometer may read 120°F because the car traps heat from sunlight. Not only are such conditions harmful to the vehicle’s body with prolonged heat exposure, but it also puts you and your family (including pets) in danger.
In order to keep yourself, your family and your car safe from the heat, check out these following five car-cooling tips:
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