Tag: engine

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Nov2012
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 ... Read More
November 20, 2012Anthony Luna

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Nov2012

Safer Cars, Safer Roads

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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 ... Read More
November 15, 2012Anthony Luna

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Nov2012

The Future is Now

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“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 ... Read More
November 13, 2012Anthony Luna

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Nov2012

Nissan Is Wired

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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 ... Read More
November 8, 2012Anthony Luna

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Nov2012
Honda has created a Civic to race in the FIA World Touring Car Championship, and has given the car a powerful heart. It's called the HR412E, and is a completely customized small but strong engine.   The HR412E is a 1.6 liter 4-cylinder direct injection turbocharged petrol engine and runs highly efficiently. ... Read More
November 6, 2012Anthony Luna

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Nov2012
While a Jeep Patriot may stop unexpectedly, the NHTSA has been receiving reports that old Ford Taurus and Mercury Sables have been experiencing the opposite problem—they can't stop when you want them to.   According to 50 complaints sent to the NHTSA, some ... Read More
November 1, 2012Anthony Luna

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Oct2012
Some Jeep Patriots appear to be experiencing minor technical difficulties.   The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has received a dozen reports of the Patriots stalling without warning. Their Office of Defects Investigation says that 10 of the 12 incidents occurred when the ... Read More
October 27, 2012Anthony Luna