That spark - that's what makes your engine go. It ignites gas-filled air in your engine, setting it alight and pushing pistons, dozens of times a second, thousands of times a minute. Those little spark plugs are putting a lot ...
December 6, 2012Anthony Luna
While we're happy to help you find a used engine for your car, it's nice to keep your engine running as long as possible. Taking care of it saves lots of money down the road, and can even save on gas. For example, if ...
November 29, 2012Anthony Luna
Your car's engine is the important part of the car. Sure, you wouldn't move well without wheels, and it's nice to have a place to sit and a way to steer, but without the engine, all you have is a souped-up soapbox derby car. ...
November 27, 2012Anthony Luna
If you are waiting for the advent of the self-driving car...you missed it. It arrived in 1478, made by an Italian. You may have heard of him-- Leonardo da Vinci? Granted, though it was high tech for its time, it was rather primitive compared to ...
November 24, 2012Anthony Luna
We wanted to take a break today to wish you and your family a very happy Thanksgiving. We hope you have plenty to eat, plenty to share, and plenty to be thankful for. We're thankful for all you share with us as we get to work with you, and for the ...
November 22, 2012Anthony Luna
Yesterday, we talked about some of the established car companies developing new electric cars. The electric auto business is new, and there's room for the small players to make the big time. Several newer companies are trying out their stuff on the playing field of the ...
November 20, 2012Anthony Luna
Imagine a world where only about 15% of the cars ran on gasoline. Half ran on an alternative fuel source instead, and almost 35% were electric. It sounds like a very green future, doesn't it? Would it surprise you, then, to learn that this was the case in the past? ...
November 19, 2012Anthony Luna
There has been ongoing progress in the automotive industry with regards to safety. Some of the new technologies are rather impressive, too. Pedestrians Did you know that there are more than 4,000 fatalities in the United States annually caused by vehicle accidents with pedestrians? Car safety technicians ...
November 15, 2012Anthony Luna
“Where we're going, we don't need roads.” Actually, roads don't seem to be disappearing anywhere in the near future, and we remain rather dependent on them. But what we put on those roads is constantly changing. As people have a constant need to travel, automotive industries and innovators alike have been ...
November 13, 2012Anthony Luna
New steering technology by Nissan is taking the idea of power steering to the next level. Their latest innovation, drive-by-wire steering, is intended to make cars safer and could be in their Infinitis next year. Drive-By-Wire Essentially, Nissan has ...
November 8, 2012Anthony Luna