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Emerging Engine Technologies

Posted on 15 August 2012 by Tony Santos

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With the world’s focus on green practice, scientists and engineers are working toward making cars travel as efficiently as possible. The push towards electric engines is often view as the primary means to accomplish this goal; the transition to fully-electric vehicles, however, is expected to take several decades. There are other techniques that can be used to significantly increase a vehicle’s mileage. TrueCar Reveals The Best Price for a New Car, and those who use it in the future will likely see advanced techniques to save fuel as standard features. Here are some of the technologies that may be used to increase a vehicle’s efficiency. Continue reading “Emerging Engine Technologies” »

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Rear Hatch Door That Opens With A Kick

Posted on 07 April 2012 by Tony Santos

Ford recently unveiled a very awesome feature for its Kuga(Escape); a rear hatch door that opens with a kick, so you don’t have to put the groceries down. The light foot motion is carefully detected by calibrated sensor which will only work when you have the key fob, so it will be safe that no random person can open it.

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Are Standalone GPS Devices Irrelevant in the Age of Android?

Posted on 26 August 2011 by Tony Santos

It’s hard to imagine that it was only a decade or so ago that drivers were first introduced to consumer-level in-car GPS vehicle tracking systems. The ability to have a dash-mounted unit display driving directions upon your command and even speak them to you was a definite game changer. Needless to say, such devices were tremendous successes. You’ve undoubtedly either directly experienced the luxury of a GPS navigation system or have at least been in a vehicle where such a device was being implemented.  Continue reading “Are Standalone GPS Devices Irrelevant in the Age of Android?” »

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